Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Omapodi (ஓமப்பொடி)

Another Diwali Recipe is here.. :) It is one of the easiest snack to make. Every time when we prepare Murukku kind of snacks, we prepare these crunchy omapodi also. It is most suitable for kids. Mostly this would be the first snack introduced to the kids in most of the families.



Ingredients:

Gram flour (kadalai mavu) - 1 cup
Rice flour - 1/4 cup
Omam - 1 tsp
Butter / oil - 2 tsp (in room temp)
Water - as needed
salt- as needed
Oil - to deep fry

Preparation:

1. Sift gram flour, rice flour , salt together and keep aside.
2. In a hot pan dry roast Omam seeds until the aroma comes, then soak in 1/4 cup of water for few mins.
3. Then Drain and mix the omam water with Gram flour mix.
4. knead well adding butter.
5. Using omapodi/idiyappam disc, press in a circular motion and fry the omapodi in oil.
6. Drain in kitchen towel and store in air tight container.
Notes:

1. Do not press for more layers, it may burn the lower layer soon. press 2-3 layers, flip and fry.