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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 2 cups - rice flour
  • 2 tbsp - urad dal
  • 1/2 cup - coconut, grated
  • 1 tsp - sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 3 pinch - asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp - butter, softened
  • Oil to deep fry

How to Make Seedai

  • For Flour: Wash and drain basmati rice.
  • Spread on a large absorbent cloth, till its almost dry.
  • Grind in a mixie to a fine powder.
  • Roast gram dal with a tsp of ghee, stirring over low flame, till light pink in colour.
  • Grind to a fine powder in a small dry electric mixie.
  • To proceed:
  • Measure the flours and mix coconut, cumin, butter, asafoetida, salt, sesame.
  • Add water carefully, making a stiff dough.
  • Mould dough into smooth small balls.
  • Dry them over an absorbent cloth, till quite hard.
  • Deep fry in hot oil over low flame, few at a time, till crisp and golden.
  • Drain on an absorbent kitchen paper.
  • Cool completely before storing in airtight container.