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Thattai (Rice Cracker)

Rita Arora
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Thattai (Rice Cracker) RECIPE

Thattai is a popular south Indian snack. You may call them crispy rice crackers. This is made with rice flour and a few spices. It is both vegan and gluten free. Thattai is a great snack to have on hand in your pantry.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Kids Recipes
  • South Indian
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 1 cup Rice flour
  2. 1 tbsp sesame seeds, til
  3. 1/2 chopped fenugreek leaves
  4. 3/4 tsp salt
  5. 1/8 tsp asafetida, hing
  6. 2 tbsp oil
  7. 1/2 tsp ginger paste
  8. 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  9. 1 green chili finely chopped
  10. 1/3 cup of water or as required
  11. Also need oil to fry


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, except water, rice flour, salt, asafetida, sesame seeds, fenugreek leaves, garlic, ginger, green chili, and oil mix it well.
  2. Add water as needed to make the firm dough.Divide the dough in about 30 equal parts.Take 2 plastic sheet, I am using butter paper, this makes it easy to roll.
  3. Place one part of the dough between two papers and flatten it thin.
  4. Heat oil in a heavy frying pan on medium heat. Check the oil temperature by dropping a small piece of dough into the oil, if it sizzle and rises to the surface slowly, without changing the color, oil is ready for frying.
  5. Gently transfer the flattened dough into the oil. Do not over crowed the frying pan. Fry them until they are light golden brown both sides.
  6. Take them out over paper towel to drain the excess oil.Repeat the same process for the rest of the dough.
  7. Thattai should be crisp. After it cools, store it in an air tight container.

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shruti ambiga
shruti ambiga   Sep-01-2017

It looks yummy crispy, but In ur first step u have written except remove dat n in place of dat put i.e.(that is)

Preeti Gurung
Preeti Gurung   Feb-14-2017

They look so scrumptious!

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