Nippattu rice crackers karnataka recipe

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Nippatu or rice crackers as they may be called are popular snacks prepared during festivities. They can be stored for a long time and can be used with tea or as an evening snack. In Karnataka, nippattu is different from other states. Here is one such kind.Nippattu is a versatile snack. One can play around and make different snacks as chaats with it.

My earlier Diwali snack recipes Besan Ladoo  Poha Chiwda Kodbole  Chakli

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rice flour ( measurement: 1 cup =250 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon roasted groundnut
  • 1 tablespoon split dahlia
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sesame
  • 1 tablespoon grated coconut
  • 2 teaspoon chilly powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • a few curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon oil (warm)
  • oil for frying
  • water for kneading

Method:

  1. Keep all ingredients ready.
  2. Discard the skin of the groundnut and coarsely grind it along with split coconut and desiccated coconut.
  3. Put the rice flour in a wide bowl. Add all ingredients to it.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Once it is heated, add one tablespoon of oil to this and mix all the ingredients well.
  5. Add a little water and knead to a dough of thick consistency.
  6. Take a small ball of the dough, and press it into a plastic sheet into circular thin disc.
  7. Repeat it for a few more.
  8. Slowly put a few of them into the oil, leave it from the sides, taking care that they do not fold.
  9. Deep fry on medium flame  until golden in colour.
  10. Remove on a plate with absorbent paper.
  11. Store after sometime.

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Nippattu rice crackers

Nippattu is a popular dry snack from the state of Karnataka. It is tasty and can be eaten anytime. 

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 20 crackers
Author jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon roasted groundnut
  • 1 tablespoon split dahlia
  • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 2 teaspoon chilly powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon warm oil
  • oil for frying
  • water for kneading

Instructions

  1. Keep all the ingredients ready.

  2. Remove the skin of the groundnuts, coarsely grind it along with split dahlia and desiccated coconut. 

  3. Add all dry ingredients to the flour.

  4. Heat oil in a pan, once it is heated add one tablespoon oil to this.

  5. Mix well. Add little water and mix it to a stiff dough.

  6. Take a small ball of the dough. Grease a  thick plastic sheet with a little oil. Make it into a circular disc. 

  7. Repeat for a few more, you can fry six at a time (of course depending on the size of the pan)

  8. Slowly, let the discs into the oil. Deep fry on medium heat, after sometime, increase it for sometime and then reduce.  It should be golden in colour.

  9. Remove them on an absorbent paper. 

  10. After sometime, store them in a  container.

Recipe Notes

The crackers should be neither too thick or too thin. If they are thick, they tend to be soft while very thin ones become hard to eat.

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  1. I must say Jayashree, you bring out some amazing recipes. I have tried these crackers once before but never knew the name nor the recipes. Will try making Nipattu Rice Crackers this Diwali. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  2. As always you have made me hungry and inspired to try cooking a new dish. I hope mine look at good as yours

  3. Monika says:

    I love your recipes!! So inspiring 🙂 and this sounds delicious as always!

  4. Jagruti says:

    I have never tried this dish, but sounds so delicious! Perfect for a coming festivals.

  5. Sapana says:

    I loved these nippattu when I tried at a friedn’s house. Looks so crispy and tasty. Happy to connect with you via blog.

  6. afroz261 says:

    Never tried this snack but i find it very interesting. With the festivities around the corner, i would like try this soon.

  7. Lovely share. Nice and crunch snack👍👍

  8. piyalimutha says:

    I used to buy and store tins of Nippattu to munch on while studying during my engineering days. I have been craving for these for a while now. Thanks to your recipe I will be able to make them at home. Nippattu looks yummy.

  9. I am always on a lookout for snacks to make at home for my family. This is unique and looks good! Thanks for sharing.

  10. Ruchi says:

    Thanks for sharing a beautiful recipe of yummy snack. Will Definately try on diwali

  11. Shubha says:

    looks very delicious Jaya.. perfect tea time snack

  12. Vanitha says:

    One of my favorite tea time snacks! Delicious 🙂

Nippattu rice crackers karnataka recipe