Friday, July 22, 2011

Vendayakeerai Thattai (Crispy Methi Poories)


Wheat flour                -  1 cup
Rice flour                   -  1 cup
Maida (All time flour) -  1 cup
Bengal gram flour       -  1 cup
Fresh Methi               -  1 cup
Ghee                         -  3 - 4 table spoons
Red chili powder       -  2 - 3 table spoon
Asafoitida                 -  1 tea spoon
Turmeric powder       -  1 tea spoon
Salt to taste
Kasuri Methi can also be used.
Oil for deep frying.

1.  Mix the 4 flours together, add methi, salt, asafoitida, red chili powder, turmeric powder and ghee.
2.  Add water little by little, knead and make the mixture into a tight dough.
3.  Take a part of the kneaded dough, using the rolling pin roll it into this chapathi.
4.  Cut the chapati into small pieces using a round mold.
5.  Make small holes in the thattais.  if not it will start bulging like poories while deep frying.
6.  Heat oil in a kadai, once heated reduce the flame, add the thattais.
7.  Fry in low flame till the thattais become golden brown.
8.  Allow it to cool, store in air tight containers.
9.  A great snack for tea time.

No comments:

Post a Comment