-->

Friday, August 15, 2008

Khara Tukkudi / Shankarpole

Ingredients:
1.5 cups All Purpose flour / Plain flour / Maida hudi
1/2 cup Wheat flour / Godhi hudi
2 tsp Rice flour / Akki hudi
Big pinch of Asafoetida powder / Hingu
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds/Jeera/Jeerige
1/2 tsp Sesame seeds / Ellu
Salt to taste
3/4 -1 tsp Chilly powder
2-3 tsp hot Oil / Ghee
Oil

Recipe:
Put wheat flour, all purpose flour, chilly powder, cumin seeds, rice flour, asafoetida powder, sesame seeds, salt and 2-3 tsp hot oil/ghee in a vessel and mix well. Knead the dough by adding sufficient amount of water.
Take little amount of dough and make a round ball. Roll the ball like chapathi as shown in the picture below. (Don't make the chapathi too thin.) Cut the rolled chapathi into medium sized diamond shaped pieces as shown in the picture below. Separate each pieces and place it in a tissue or plate.
Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat it. Put thukkudi pieces in oil and deep fry until it turns golden in colour.
When they are cooled to room temperature, keep them in an airtight container. Serve along with coffee or tea.

No comments: