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Savory Diamond cuts with maida

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This is one of the easy snack recipes that you can even make it in the last minute once decided. These biscuits are quite addictive, that you can stop munching them when you start. This is can be done also with wheat flour instead of maida.This is my 7th dish on Diwali list. Let us move on to the recipes…

Savory Diamond cuts with Maida

Savory Diamond cuts with Maida

Ingredients:

  • Maida / All purpose flour – 1 cup
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ tp
  • Butter – 1 tsp
  • Baking soda – a pinch
  • Salt – a pinch
  • Oil – for deep fry

Preparation:

  • In a bowl, take maida/all purpose flour, chilli powder, cumin seeds, salt, soda salt, butter and mix well.
  • Pour in water little by little and start kneading to soft dough. It should not be too hard or too loose. Set aside for 15 mins.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Take a small portion of the dough and roll it to thin circle. Cut it to diamond shape.
  • Put those into the oil and deep fry them.
  • Drain it in a tissue paper and repeat the process for further dough also.

Bring it to room temperature and store them in air tight container for a week time.

Note: You can also add sesame seeds with cumin seeds.

 

Rava Ladoo recipe / Semolina Laddu recipe / How to make sooji ladoo at home

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Rava laddu is a traditional Indian sweet suitable for all occasions and festivals. It is a simple and exotic sweet made with Semolina or sooji. I have attempted this the very first time and  I am happy for the outcome, it was too good, delicious, yummy and so on. This the 5th snack in my Diwali list. Let us move on to the recipe…

Rava Laddu/Semolina Laddu/Sooji Laddu

Rava Laddu/Semolina Laddu/Sooji Laddu

Ingredients:

  • Fine sooji/Rava – 1 cup
  • Sugar – ¾ cup
  • Ghee – ¼ cup
  • Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
  • Broken cashew nuts – 1 ½ tsp

Preparation:

  • Heat ghee in a pan and roast the cashew till golden brown. Keep it aside.
  • Then add rava and roast it in a tsp of ghee. Keep it aside and allow cooling.
  • Grind the rava in the mixie, do not powder it.
  • Powder the sugar in mixie and keep it aside.
  • Heat ¼ cup of ghee in tadka.
  • In a mixing bowl, take rava, sugar, cardamom powder, cashew and pour in the melted ghee little by little and continue mixing all together.
  • It will look like bread crumbs and quickly roll it to balls.

Store it in an airtight container, once it comes to room temperature. It can be stored for a week time.

Ribbon Pakoda / Nada Thenkuzhal

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Ribbon pakoda is also known as Nada Thenkuzhal, which is plays a most important dish in every south Indian’s Diwali list. This is the 4th one in my Diwali list. This is one of the best tea time snack. Let us move on to the recipe…

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Ribbon Pakoda / Ribbon Murukku

Ingredients:

  • Rice flour – 1 cup
  • Besan flour – ½ cup
  • Split gram dal – 3 tbsp
  • Butter – 1 ½ tbsp
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste – 2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep fry

Making of Ribbon Pakoda / Ribbon Murukku / Ola Pakoda –

Preparation:

  • Grind the split gram dal to a fine powder. Keep it aside.
  • Grind garlic to fine paste by adding very little water else use garlic powder.
  • Take all the rice flour, besan, split gram flour, cumin seeds, garlic paste, chilli powder, butter and salt. Mix all these together.
  • Pour water little by little and mix it well to form soft dough.
  • Heat oil in a kadail
  • Take the press and take the right mould and rub with oil on the sides. Fill in the press with the dough for the ¾ th portion.
  • When the oil is too hot. Press the dough to the oil and turn over the sides when the bubble ceases and cook again till the bubbles ceases.
  • Drain it in a tissue paper, bring it to room temperature and store it in an air tight container.
  • Repeat the same for other dough also.

This goes out well with tea and coffee as a tea time snack. This  can be prepared in a large amount and stored in an airtight container for a week.

Note:

  • You can also add pepper powder instead of chilli powder and chilli flakes instead of chilli powder.
  • You can also use garlic powder instead of garlic paste.
  • You can also use sesame seeds along with the cumin seeds.