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December 21, 2016

Kerala Mixture

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Region : Kerala
 Recipe by : ,Ernakulam , India
Last Updated: 21-12-2016
Preparation Time
30 minute
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Mixture is a deep fried spicy snack easy to make. It comes with different ingredients at different places.

Enjoy making the crispy and crunchy Mixture variant from Kerala, and you will be appreciated for sure.

Ingredients :

Besan/ Chickpea Flour - 2 cups
Roasted Rice flour - 1 cup
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Chilly Powder - 1/2 to 1 tsp
Powdered Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves - 3- 4 sprig
Peanuts with skin - 1/2 cup
Yellow Split Pea/ Channa Dal - 1/2 cup
Salt - to taste
Oil - For deep frying

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Preparation :

In a bowl, mix besan, rice flour, Asafoetida powder, red chilly powder and turmeric powder together.

mix besan, rice flour

Knead this into a smooth dough by adding water little by little. Don't make the dough too watery. Consistency should be little bit looser than the regular chappathy dough. You can reduce or add spices according to your taste.

smooth dough

Heat oil in a deep frying pan. Fill the dough in an idiyappam mould after putting thinnest hole disc in it. Press the dough into hot oil in a circular motion. Fry both sides of the thin dough until it turns golden in colour. This frying should be very quick, take care not to brown the sev. Drain the excess oil, and place the sev on a paper towel and let it cool completely.

Press the dough

Now fry the peanuts and channa dal till it turns golden in colour. Drain onto a paper towel. Adjust the heat and make sure not to over fry the peanuts and channa dal, as they cook very fast.

peanuts and channa dal

Add curry leaves into the hot oil. Close the pan immediately with a lid, as the leaves will splutter. Drain them too. You can add red chilly, banana chips, ribbon pakodas, horse gram etc as per your choice to make the mixture more spicy and delicious.

Add curry leaves

Now let's fry bhoondi- small balls, made from the same dough. Slightly dilute the dough with little water to make into a pourable consistency. Hold a perforated spoon above oil with one hand and pour the batter on to the spoon. The batter will start dropping into the oil, fry till it becomes golden in colour. Remove boondhi from the pan, drain the excess oil and let it cool completely.

small balls made

The next step is to mix all these fried items. In a large bowl, place the fried sev and crush it with your hand into smaller pieces. Now add all the other fried items.

fried sevcrush

Add a bit more red chilly powder, Asafetida powder and salt if required. Mix well, and allow to cool completely.

red chilly powder, Asafetida powder

Store in an airtight container. This will stay for a month if stored properly.

Kerala Mixture
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   sufaidha nazreen jaffer , kavaratti ReplyPosted On:3/12/2018
it is very beautiful
   DEVAN, KERALA - TRISSUR ReplyPosted On:3/4/2018
SUPER ...This recipe was a good super