Ribbon namkin

Deepawali, a global festival indeed…

This festival is celebrated by the Indian origin people in Britain, Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, united state of America and many more countries.

In Tamil nadu is that newly wedded couples celebrate the first Deepawali after their marriage as ‘Thalai Deepawali’; the parents of the bride invite their son-in-law and present them new dress and other gifts on the day of Deepawali.

Now, let’s relish the real taste of south Indian ribbon namkin…

Tasty…tasty…

Ingredients:

  • Rice flour: 2 cup
  • Besan: 1 cup
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Hot oil: 1 serving spoon
  • Green Chili: 2 no.
  • Ginger: 2”piece
  • Cumin: 1 teaspoon
  • Sesame seed: 1teaspoon
  • Refined oil: for deep frying

Preparation:

For making dough:

  1. Grind chili, ginger and cumin to fine paste with water.
  2. Take a wide vessel; pour rice flour, Besan, hot oil, salt, Sesame seed, prepared paste, mix well by rubbing between palms, add water in small quantity and knead them, if required, put some more water till the dough becomes soft.(The dough can be made in food processor also).
  3. Divide the dough into 2-3 equal parts and roll each part into a cylindrical shape.
  4. Take sev maker with proper sieve (ribbon namkeen), apply oil inside. Fill the maker with dough.

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a fry pan on medium flame (to check if oil is ready, put a little piece of dough in the oil if it comes up slowly means it is ready, if doesn’t wait for couple of minutes and test again). Now release the ribbon from the sev maker into the hot oil as shown in photo.
  2. Deep fry the ribbon on medium heat, after they start to come up slowly turn over. Fry till it becomes light brown in color. Remove ribbon from the oil; wait for few minutes to get the oil hot again, Repeat this till all are done. Now, Ribbon namkin is ready to serve. Store this Ribbon namkin in an air-tight container.
Ribbon namkin

Ribbon namkin

Ingredients

Ingredients

dough

dough

dough

dough

release the ribbon

release the ribbon

release the ribbon

release the ribbon

Deep fry the ribbon

Deep fry the ribbon

Deep fry the ribbon

Deep fry the ribbon

Remove ribbon from the oil

Remove ribbon from the oil

Ribbon namkin

Ribbon namkin

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