Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Parboiled rice Thattai

 
Last week, my friend Savitha's Mother in law came from India, She bought lot of home made snacks where Savi shared some of those. In which I am very much attracted to Maida biscuits ( will post it soon) & Thattai which was differently prepared from my method. I got this recipes from her mil & prepared this.. It is soo crispy & tasty..

Ingredients:

Parboiled rice /Idly rice - 2 cups
Fried gram – 1 cup
Garlic- 2~3 pods
Hing  - 1/4 tsp
Soaked channa dhal- 2tbsp
Soaked Split urad dhal- 2tbsp
Sesame seeds - 2 tsp
Dried red chilli- 7~8 or to tastes
Salt as needed
Oil to deep fry



Method:

  • Wash and soak the rice for 2 hours or more.
  • Grind them in a wet grinder with minimum amount of water to a fine paste then idly batter.
  • Add chilli, peeled garlic pods and salt while grinding.
  • Meanwhile powder fried gram dhal & sieve it.
  • Once rice grinded finely, transfer to a mixing bowl, add fried gram dal powder, soaked chana dal, split urad dhal, sesame seed & hing.Mix it well
  • Adjust spice & salt to taste.

  • Knead to form a dough, Dough should not stick to your hand. If dough is little runny, then put it on a thick cotton towel and wrap it for an hour to absorb the excess moisture.
  • Spread cotton towel over the flat surface, then grease your palm & take a small lemon size portion from the dough.
  • Place this portion on the towel & gently press to flatten it to a thin to from a 2~3"circle. Do the same with rest of the dough & allow it to rest for 10 minutes or more to observe the water.
  • Heat oil in a medium heat & drop the thattai one by one.
  • Deep fry until it is brown and crispy. Store it in a airtight container and enjoy with tea.

Sending this to Aipi and Priya's "Bookmarked recipes" event


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