Omapodi

 Omapodi is regularly made for Diwali. Its crispy and
delicious. Addition of ommam or ajwain has its health benefits too. This can be
prepared as a snack since it is very easy to prepare if you have the omapodi
press.

INGREDIENTS
Gram
flour
3/4
cup
Rice
flour
1/4
cup
Chilli
powder
1tsp
Ommam/Ajwain
2tsp
Butter
1tbsp
Oil
for
deep fring
Salt
To
taste
Water
to
form the dough
 
PREPARATION
Soak the ommam in enough water for 30 minutes. Grind
it with water. Strain the water and keep aside
Mix both the flours in a broad vessel. Add chilli
powder, salt, butter to this. Mix well
Now add little by little the ommam water and mix to
form a dough of chapathi consistency
Now heat oil in a pan, Transfer one ball of this
mixed dough into the press  with a disc
which has small holes and when the oil is sufficiently hot, press it directly
above the oil so that the dough comes out through the holes .
Deep fry it in medium flame for 1 minute, then flip
it and deep fry for another minute
Take out the fried omapodi with a ladle with holes
and drain it on a absorbent paper.

Keep it in an airtight box when completely cool

Veena

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