Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Kerala Mixture

1.Gram Flour(kadala mavu)-1&1/2cups
   Chilly Powder-2tsp
   Turmeric Powder-1/2tsp
   Asafoetida Powder-1/4tsp
2.Gram flour-1/2cup
   Turmeric Powder-1/4ts
3.Curry leaves-10 springs
   Garlic(thinly sliced)-3
4.Pea nuts-1/2cup
   Green peas-1/2 cup
   Chana dal(pottu kadala)-1/2cup
   Chilly Powder-1tsp
5.Refined oil-500ml

  • Make a thick dough with 1&1/2cup gram flour,Chilly powder,turmeric powder ,asafoetida powder ,salt and water(approximately 5tbsp.water).Keep it aside.
  • Make a smooth batter with 1/2cup gram flour,turmeric powder ,salt and water.(idly batter consistency).
  • Heat oil in a pan on medium heat.Take the batter in a steel spatula with round holes.Tiny droplets of batter fall into the hot oil. Fry till golden. Keep aside.
  • Fill the dough into an 'idiyapam press' and press out into hot oil.Deep fry on low flame till golden and crisp.Repeat the same process till the rest of the dough is done. 

  • In the same oil fry curry leaves and thinly sliced garlic till crispy.Crush it with hands.
  • To the hot oil add green peas, peanuts and chana dal.Fry till crispy and drain it.Add red chilly powder and salt.Mix well.
  • Mix all together.When it is completely cooled,store it in an airtight container.


  1. That looks so yummy! Can you send it to me here in Rome!:)

  2. superb.....if my kids get this right now they will finish it off........done perfectly

  3. wow...snack looks just awesome dear !!!

  4. Wow, I'm impressed! You are a wonderful cook, I've really not seen anyone make mixture at home.

  5. Wow! This is worth for all the efforts, looks too good.

  6. Home made is the best..spicy and delicious

  7. crunchy crispy mixture is so tempting love to eat it

  8. Home made crispy crunchy spicy snacks..

  9. The mixture looks too good! Fresh & Crispy !

  10. perfect crunchy munchy spicy..

  11. Lovely, yummy and tempting mixture.I can have it anytime.