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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Nippattu - Rayalaseema Crunchy Snack

Nippattu is a crunchy snack from Rayalaseema in Andhra Pradesh. The snack goes well with tea for adults and kids will enjoy to just have as a evening snack or can take them in the lunch box as well.
The snack can be stored in a airtight container for 2 days.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes 
Cook Time: 5-6 minutes per batch 
Serves : 5-6

Rice flour/ Biyyappindi: 2 cups
Sesame seeds/Nuvvulu: 2 teaspoons 
Red chili powder: 3 teaspoons
Onion : 1 medium chopped 
Cilantro/coriander leaves: 1/4 cup chopped 
Curry leaves: 1 sprig chopped 
Cumin seeds : 1 teaspoon 
Hot oil : 1 tablespoon
Salt to taste 
Water : 1 cup 

To roast and grind:
Peanuts : 4 teaspoons
Puffed Bengal gram : 2 teaspoons 


Dry roast peanuts and puffed Bengal gram and grind them into a coarse powder. 
Add all ingredients together and make a dough similar to a chapati.
Heat oil for deep frying, make small balls size of a lemon and flatten and fry into golden brown on both sides. It will take about 5-6 minutes to fry each batch.
Serve hot with hot sauce.

1 comment:

  1. Love it. We also make nippattu and there are many variations to this.