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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Nippattu - Type 2

Ingredients:
4 cups Rice flour
1 cup All Purpose flour
2 cups Dalia Split / Putani
1.5 - 2 cups crushed roasted Peanuts
Salt to taste
1.5 tsp Chilly powder
1 medium sized Onion
5 - 6 strands of Curry leaves
5 - 6 Red Chillies
1/2 tsp Asafoetida powder
Oil

Recipe:
Put rice flour, salt, chilly powder, all purpose flour, asafoetida powder to a vessel. Chop the onion into small pieces and add it to the same vessel. Microwave the curry leaves for few seconds, crush the curry leaves, red chillies and add it to the same vessel. Microwave the peanuts for about 3-4 mins and keep them aside for about 10 mins. Remove the skin, crush the fried peanuts and add it to the same vessel. Crush the dalia split and add it to the same vessel. Add 5-6 tsp hot oil to the same vessel and mix them well.

Mix them well by adding sufficient amount of water.

Apply little oil on the plastic sheet, make lemon sized balls from the prepared dough as shown in the picture below.

Pat the balls using another small plastic sheet(oil applied) and a bowl as shown in the picture below.

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Put patted Nippattus in oil and deep fry until they turn golden in color.


Once they are cooled to room temperature, store them in an airtight container. Serve along with coffee or tea.