Thattai | How to make Thattai

By R.Anandi Anand  |  7th May 2016  |  
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About Thattai Recipe

This is a traditional snack of Tamil Nadu made from rice flour and urad dal flour.

Thattai is delicious and authentic dish. Thattai by R.Anandi Anand is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Thattai is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minutes and it takes 15 minutes to cook it properly. Thattai is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Thattai. Thattai is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Thattai is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Thattai at your home.


Ingredients to make Thattai

  • 1 cup of rice flour
  • 1 tbsp of urad dal flour (the dal should be roasted and then made into powder form)
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp jeera/cumin
  • 1/4 tsp hing/asafoetida
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • oil for frying

How to make Thattai

  1. Take the rice flour in a bowl, add the urad dal flour, 1 tbsp of melted butter, hing, sesame seeds, jeera and salt.
  2. Mix it thoroughly and knead the dough by adding water little by little. The dough should be like a puri dough.
  3. Make small dough balls, flatten them into round shaped puris with your hands with the help of greased butter paper or zip lock bags.
  4. Deep fry these puris till they are crisp.
  5. Enjoy it with filter coffee.

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