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Thattai Recipe

Thattai is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 5
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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