Jan 18, 2009

PAPPUCHEKKALU(THATTAI)




Rice flour --- 2 cups


Green chilies --4-5


Ginger -- 1/2 inch piece


Garlic cloves -- 4


cumin seeds -- 1 tea sp


Pesarapappu(split moong dal) --- 1 tab sp soaked in water or you can use chanadal also


Red chili powder 1/2 tea sp this is just for color if you don't like just remove it


Salt to taste


butter or dalda -- 1 tab sp


Oil for frying


grind green chilies.ginger, garlic in to a coarse paste


Take rice flour, cumin seeds,soaked moong dal, ground paste, salt, butter in a bowl and mix well


boil 1 cup water and add to the rice mixture and make asoft dough if needed add little more oil


Make small balls out of this dough and press them with hand to make small puri s(press them on a greased thick plastic paper or on a plantainleaf)


Heat oil in a deep fying pan and drop this chekkalu in to the hot oil and fry both sides in to light golden color


Remove from oil drain all oil and leave them in a paper towel to remove extra oil


Let them cool completely and store in a air tight container

16 comments:

Shama Nagarajan said...

my fav...evening snack.......my going to hv it immediately......yumyum

Priya said...

Send me some Rekha...just drooling over those cripsy thattais...

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notyet100 said...

yummy,..they resemble papdi ormathri so much,..nice ersion,...;-) perfec wid tea,..

Priti said...

One of my fav ..can eat it anytime with anything...wow...this is very tempting..

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Smitha said...

This looks so much like Nippattu though the ingredients are different.. but then as delicious i guess

Vibaas said...

My favorite snack. Looks so yummy.

sagari said...

delecious looking pappu chekkalu rekha

aparna said...

Looks so yummy.Perfect for this weather.

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

looks too good rekha. i am tempted to try. but had a bad experience last time trying thattai.. oil exploded in the kitchen and also my hands. so a bit scared to do this :) but ya.. the mistake i made was, i used corn flour instead of rice flour. hehehehe

DEESHA said...

looks yumm. very similar to nippattu from karnataka

Pavithra Kodical said...

Yummy thattai..Perfect for this weather..

Curry Leaf said...

Lovely and crispy.They have come out too PERFECT.

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Cham said...

My fav snack, I ve posted for Diwali. Looks so good ur tattai