Saturday, November 10, 2012

Ribbon Pakoda

Rice Flour - 2 cups
Gram Flour / Besan / Kadalai Mavu - 1 cup
Melted Butter - 2 TBSP
Red Chili Powder - 1 tsp or to taste
Black Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
Sesame Seeds - 1 TBSP
Asafetida - 1 tsp
Oil - for frying
Salt - to taste
Water - as needed

  1. In a large mixing bowl, sieve both the flour.
  2. Add the butter, red chili powder, black pepper, sesame seeds, asafetida and salt.  Mix well.
  3. Add water little by little and form a stiff but smooth dough.
  4. Heat oil in a skillet.
  5. Grease the  murruku achu with a ribbon plate, and fill it with the prepared dough.
  6. Press the dough in a circular motion directly in to the hot oil.
  7. Cook until golden brown on a medium to low heat on one side and flip and cook on the other side.
  8. Remove and place it on a paper towel to drain excess oil.
  9. Repeat the process.
  10. Store it in a air tight container once it cooled completely.

Some of my other sweets and savories to try for this Deepavali:

Semiya Payasam with Carrot and Pumpkin

Baked Brown Rice Appam with Tutti- Frutti

Adirasam / Ariselu

Mint Vadai

Mixed Fruit Kesari


Kasi Halwa

Quinoa Sarkari Pongal

Peanut and Moong Flour Murukku

Sathu Maavu / Health Mix Mysore Pak

Bhadam Paal Puri

Peanut - Sesasme - Almond Ladoo

Bournvita Burfi

Kara Sev

Multigrain Thattai

Whole Moond Dal and Broken wheat Payasam

Sweet Potato Poli


Coconut Macaroons


  1. What an awesome collection! Happy Diwalo. ..Pakoda is tomorrow todo list for me:-)

  2. Diwali wishes to you and your family.Lovely collection of diwali savouries and sweets.

    Feel like munching some pakodas.

  3. What delightful collection. Glad to visit ur space. Luv it already :-)


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