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Thalipettu Recipe

Thalipettu is a popular Nepali Main
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On :
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Category :
vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Nepali Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 8
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  • 4 cups- Rice flour
  • 1 cup- besan
  • 1 tsp- Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp -cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp- sesame seeds
  • 1 pinch -asafoetida
  • salt
  • 1 -medium sized Cucumber
  • 3-4 -medium sized ripe Tomatoes
  • 4-5 -green chillies
  • 1 bunch -coriander leaves
  • Oil
  • How to Make Thalipettu:

    1. Grate the cucumber. Don't drain the water you get from it.
    2. Grind the tomatoes and make a puree.
    3. Grind the coriander leaves, green chillies and set aside.
    4. Take a broad mouthed vessel and add rice flour, bean, grated cucumber, tomato puree, coriander-coriander paste, salt, turmeric powder, pinch of asafoetida, cumin seeds and sesame seeds. Mix it well and make a dough.
    5. Keep it aside for 15-20 minutes.
    6. Shape the dough into small-sized balls.
    7. Press each ball on a greased surface in the shape of a puri and deep fry in the oil.
    8. Serve hot with yogurt and raw tomato chutney.


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