Nippattu one of the popular snack from Karnataka.In TamilNadu its name is thattai .This snack is preapared from rice flour that is traditionally deep fried in oil .There are many variations of thattai or Nippattu recipies which varies from state to state .In Karnataka they add little maida and coarsely powdered peanuts .In TamilNadu there is no peanut and maida instead they use urad dhal powder .I tried this Nippattu by baking and so this is a low calorie recipie .
Maida - 1 ½ cups
Rice flour - ½ cup
Fine rava -2 tbsps
Roasted peanuts - ½ cup (coarsely powdered )
Water - as required (approximately ¼ cup is enough )
Sesame seeds - 3 tsps
Oil -1/3 cup
Melted butter - 3 tbsps
Geen chillies - 5 nos (finely chopped )
Red chilli powder - ¼ tsp
Coriander leaves - ½ cup (finely chopped)
Pudina leaves - ¼ cup (finely chopped )
Sugar - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Mix the above ingredients to form a soft dough .
Keep the mixed dough closed for thirty minutes .
Meanwhile preheat the oven at 180 degree Celsius for 15 minutes .
Make small balls from the dough ,flatten each ball and arrange them on the greased baking tray .
After flattening you can cut with the cookie cutter to get the perfect round shape . I used doughnut cutter & cookie cutter .
(dip fingers in water while making nippattus,so that the dough will not stick into your hands)
Prick on the nippattus with the fork before baking .
To get crispy nippattus the flattened dough should be thin .
Bake for about twenty minutes or till done . (chek once after fifteen minutes , do not over burn it .)
Spicy Nippattus are ready to serve .