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Ribbon Pakoda - Ribbon Murukku - Ottu Pakoda - Easy Diwali Snacks

Ribbon Pakoda is an crispy Ribbon Shaped Murukku Recipe made for festive Occasions like Diwali & Ugadi.It is also called Ottu Pakoda or Ola Pakoda.Traditionally Par boiled rice is soaked & ground into fine paste.Then it is mixed with besan flour & some spices.But Now I made with Instant version by just mixing the flours.Even the beginners can try this Easy snack.I learnt this recipe from my Aunt.

Ribbon Pakoda/Ottu Pakoda Prep Time :  10  min. 
Cook Time : 20  minutes.Recipe Category: snacksRecipe Cusine South Indianyield:1/4 kg.

Rice flour - 2 cups.
fried Gram Powder - 1/2 cup.
Besan flour - 1/4 cup.
sesame seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Hing - 1/4 tsp.
Ghee - 3 tbsp. 
Chilli Powder - 1 + 1/2 tsp.
Salt - As  needed.


Powder the fried Gram. Method
Take a Mixing bowl add Rice flour,fried Gram Powder,Besan flour,sesame seeds,Cumin seeds,Hing,chilli Powder , Ghee & salt. Mix well. Add water little by little to make a soft dough.Take a Murukku press , fix the ribbon Pakoda Plate to it as sown in the Picture.
 Now heat the oil, When oil is hot put a piece of dough into it.if its Pops up immedieately it is an indication that oil is hot.Half fill the Murukku mould with the dough & squeeze the murukku in Circular Motion over the hot oil.
fry till it turns Golden on both the sides & shh! sound stops.Always fry in a Medium low flame.Store it in a Air tight Container. 
I have added Ghee for nice flavour, instead you can use hot oil or butter.Instead of Chilli Powder you can use finely crushed Pepper Powder also for  variation.you can add Ginger & a Green Chilli for more Spicy.Always Cook in a Medium low flame.

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