Thattai Recipe | Diwali SpecialPrep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 MinutesRecipe Category : SnackMakes : around 20 thattaisIngredients
- Rice Flour 1 cup
- Roasted Gram Dal Flour/Pottukadalai Maavu* 1.5 tbsp
- Oil or Butter 1 tsp( i used oil)
- Channa Dal 1 -1.5 tbsp(soaked & Drained)
- Curry leaves few(finely chopped)
- Peanuts 2 tbsp(roughly chopped or whole)
- Hing 1/4 tsp
- Cumin seeds/Jeera 1/2 tsp
- Red Chilli Powder 1/2-3/4 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Oil To Deep Fry
In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients except oil. Mix everything well.
Then add 1 tsp oil or butter to the flour mix and mix it well.
Then divide the dough into small gooseberry sized 20 balls and using a cotton cloth or kitchen tissue** flatten the dough to 1.5-2" flat disc. Flatten it as thin as possible.
When the oil is hot turn the heat to medium and drop the flatten thattai gently into the hot oil.
Depending on the kadai size, deep fry 3-4 thattais at a time.
And then take out the fried thattis from oil using slotted spatula and drain the excess oil in kitchen paper towel. Repeat the same for remaining dough.
That's it...Crispy Thattai ready.
*For Gram dal Flour/Pottukadali Maavu, simple grind the roasted gram dal(pottukadalai) in blender to a fine powder.
**Using Paper Towel to flatten the disc helps to absorb excess moisture from the dough and that results to crispy and crunchy thattais.
You can make flavored Thattai by using garlic paste or onion paste.
Like wise instead of red chilli powder you can also use red chilli paste.
Soak Channa Dal for minimum one hour then use it in the recipe. You can also use the soaked channa dal water to make thattai dough.