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Recipe for Nippattu

Recipe for Nippattu

(Ref: RCP145)

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Nippattu is a popular South Indian snack item. It's a round shaped deep fried dish generally served with Coffee. It can be stored in air-tight containers for few days. So here's Nippattu for all those nutty flavour lovers!



Preparation Time:

15 min

Cooking Time:

60 mins


Rice flour - 1 Cup
 All purpose flour - 2 tsp
 Fine Semolina - ½ Cup
 Red Chilli Powder - 4 tsp
 Asafoetida - ¼ tsp
 Sesame seeds - 1 tsp
 Peanuts - ½ Cup
 Roasted Split Gram - ¼ Cup
 Dry Coconut grated - ¾ Cup
 Hot Oil - 2 tbsp
 Ghee - 2 tsp
 Handful of Curry Leaves
 Salt to taste
 Oil for frying


• Grind Peanuts and Roasted Split Gram coarsely.

• Mix together all the ingredients (except Oil for frying) along with the ground mixture using Water to make a firm dough.

• Cut some plastic sheets into square shaped pieces. Spread some Oil over this. Take a small ball of the dough and flatten them to make a circular shape on the plastic sheet.

• Heat Oil in a pan and deep fry these discs till crisp. Repeat the same procedure with rest of the dough.

• Let it cool to room temperature and store it in air-tight containers.


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