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Kerala pakkavada

Kerala pakkavada

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 30

Ingredients

Serves 10

  • Rice flour (roasted) 1 cups

  • Besan / Gram flour 2 cups

  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp

  • Pepper Powder 1/2 tsp

  • Asafoetida powder 1/2 tsp

  • Curry leaves 2 sprig

  • Melted butter or Ghee 1 tbsp

  • Water 1 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste 1 pinch

  • Oil for frying 2 cups

Directions

  • 01

    Sift together the roasted rice flour, besan into a bowl

  • 02

    Add the ghee / melted butter, salt, chilly powder and the pepper powder to the bowl

  • 03

    Mix it well

  • 04

    Knead it into a smooth dough by adding water little by little

  • 05

    The consistency of the dough should be that for idiyappam or little looser than the one for chappathi

  • 06

    Change the disc of idiyappam mould / seva to the narrow slit like one for pakkavada / ribbon pakoda

  • 07

    Fill the mould with the dough

  • 08

    Heat oil in a deep fying pan and when it becomes hot, empty the seva to the hot oil in a circular motion

  • 09

    Fry the pakavadas until its golden colored

  • 10

    You can stir in between

  • 11

    Drain into a colander / kitchen towel

  • 12

    Fry the curry leaves and mix them with the pakavadas

  • 13

    Serve it hot with a cup of tea or you can store them for months in air tight containers too

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