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Indian Cooking Recipe for Festivals: Seedai

This recipe is prepared on Krishna Ashtami (Krishna Jayanthi).


Rice flour - 2 cups (400gm) (prepared from soaked rice)
Fried black gram dal powder - 2 tea spoons
Coconut scraping - 1 cup
Cumin - 1 tea spoon
Sesame(Til)seeds - 1 tea spoon
Asafoetida (hing) powder - 1 tea spoon
Butter for mixing - 1 table spoon
Oil for frying
Salt to taste

Method :

  1. Prepare hard dough with rice flour, black gram dal powder, asafoetida, til seeds, butter, coconut scraping and salt with little water
  2. Make very small balls and dry them on a piece of cloth for one hour
  3. Heat oil in a deep pan and fry the seedai till they turn brown and crisp in medium heat
  4. Remove the seedai from oil with a ladle with holes and store in air tight container