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Total Time:
2.5 - 3 hours
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 cups - raw rice
  • 1/4 cup - urad dal
  • 50 g - butter
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 2 tbsp - peanuts
  • 2 tbsp - fried gram
  • Red chillies to taste
  • handful of curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - asafoetida
  • Salt

How to Make Thattai

  • Soak the rice in water for 1 hour. Drain water and dry rice on a cloth for 45 mins.
  • Grind in blender to a fine powder.
  • Sieve the flour.
  • Fry the urad dal till it is light brown in colour.
  • Grind to a fine powder.
  • Grind red chillies and curry leaves in blender without water.
  • To the rice flour, add butter, salt, asafoetida, urad dal powder, peanuts, fried gram, red chillies, curry leaves and water to make soft dough.
  • pply some oil in the palm of your hand.
  • Take a small lemon sized ball of dough and pat it into a small circle.
  • Transfer it into the oil.
  • Remove after the oil has stopped bubbling.
  • It should be golden in colour.