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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Nepali Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

  • Grate the cucumber. Don't drain the water you get from it.
  • Grind the tomatoes and make a puree.
  • Grind the coriander leaves, green chillies and set aside.
  • 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.
  • Keep it aside for 15-20 minutes.
  • Shape the dough into small-sized balls.
  • Press each ball on a greased surface in the shape of a puri and deep fry in the oil.
  • Serve hot with yogurt and raw tomato chutney.