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Saturday, November 20, 2010


Rice flour - 1 cup
Urad flour - 1/4 cup
Salt - to taste
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Asafoetida - 1/8 tsp
Channa dal(soaked for 20 mins) - handful
Sesame seeds - 1 tbsp
Coconut pieces - 2 tbsp
Curry leaves - 1-2 sprigs
Water - As required

Oil - for deep frying

In a mixing bowl, add all ingredients except water and mix well.
Slowly, add water teaspoon by teaspoon to form a tight dough.
Spread a clean kitchen towel. Form a small ball of dough and press the ball to flatten it thin.
Repeat the same with rest of the dough.Let the flattened dough dry for 30-40 mins.
Heat oil in frying pan on med heat. Drop the flattened dough in hot oil.
The oil will bubble and slowly the thattai will come to surface.
Turn them to cook evenly until golden brown.Drain them and drop on paper towel.
Once cooled,store in air tight container.
Serve with tea or coffee.

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