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Tuesday, September 12, 2017


How to make thinai thattai, How to make siruthaniya thattai


Foxtail millet flour OR any millet flour OR multi millet flour - 2 cups

Pottukadalai(Roasted gram) powder - 3/4 cup
Urad dhal powder 1 tablespoon
Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp. or as needed
Pottukadalai / Soaked chenna dhal - 1 tablespoon
Butter - 1 1/2 tablespoon

Hing - 1/2 tsp.
Salt - to taste
Oil - to deep fry
Plastic sheet -  2
Roller pin


Prepare urad dhal powder as mentioned in this link. Dry roast pottukadalai until hot and dry grind in a mixie to a fine powder. Bring butter to room temperature or melt it. 

Dry roast foxtail millet flour and urad dhal flour separately until hot. Sieve well. When slightly cool, combine all the ingredients (except oil), mix well and make a stiff dough using water.

Make even sized balls from the dough.

Grease a plastic sheet with oil, place a ball in it, cover with another greased plastic sheet and flatten the ball evenly with a rolling pin.

NOTE: Prick the thattais with a fork. Doing like this avoids puffing of thattais.

Heat oil, and slide the thattais gently in oil. Deep fry on both sides until golden brown. Drain on a kitchen tissue.

Thinai thattai is ready for 
Sri Krishna Jayanthi offering.

When cool, store in an air-tight container.

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