Savory snack Seeppu Seedai is famous in Chettinad region, mild taste and aromatic with coconut milk flavor. Which is also an ideal snack for the children, they enjoy by wearing it as a ring on their fingers to munch it. Seepu Seedai was rolled with the help of new Comb in olden days but now same shaped dies are available in a handy manner to reduce the burden of making this Seepu Seedai. The texture of it gives the look of comb so-called seeppu seedai.
Buy Ready mix:
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Raw rice flour-4 cups
Urad dal flour-1 cup
Fried channa dal flour -1/4 cup
Coconut milk diluted-2 or 2 1/2 cups
Salt 2 tsp
Oil 1/2 liter to fry
Method to prepare:
Soak the raw rice for half an hour. Drain the water and dry in the shade. Grind it to a smooth flour in the mill or mixer and sieve it. Then dry under shade for an hour or two, you can roast the flour to a hand baring heat. Stir continuously to avoid the flour from getting burnt at the bottom. Roast till it gets hand bare-able heat. After cooling again sieve to store it in the airtight container for about 4 to 6 months.
Dry roast urad dal. Grind it to a smooth flour in the rice mill or mixer.
Grind the coconut to extract milk from it. Heat the milk lukewarm.
Add rice flour, urad dal flour, butter and salt in a bowl and mix it well gradually add warm coconut milk and make a smooth dough as butter.
Take a seeppu shaped (striped) mold in the murukku maker and fill the flour into it.
Press it as long strips on the butter paper or plate, cut them into 2 inch long pieces.
Make every piece roll it on your finger, press the edges to make the shape.
Heat oil in a frying pan, place Seedai in an upright position and deep fry till the sizzling sound subsides.
Drain oil and transfer to paper toweled dish.