Thursday, June 28, 2012

South Indian Mixture

Besan : 4 cups
Rice flour: 1/2 cup
Butter: 1 table spoon
Salt: 4 tsp
Chilli powder: 4 tsp
Dry Roasted peanuts: 1/2 cup
Roasted cashews: 1/4 cup
Poha (Aval): 1/2 cup
Fried gram(Odacha kadalai): 1/2 cup
Curry leaves: 1 sprig
Oil: to fry

Step 1:
Mix besan, rice flour, 2tsp salt, 2 tsp chilli powder & butter with 2cups of water.

Step 2:
Heat the oil in a pan.Using the Omapodi achu, make the omapodis.Reserve 1/4 of batter to make boondhis

This makes around 7-8 omapodis of medium size
Once it is done, add 1 or 2  tablespoon of water to the remaining flour mixture(Reserved 1/4 cup dough) and dilute it .This should look like dosa batter

Step 4:
Using carrot shredder, make boondhis and fry them

Step 5:
Fry the poha and fried gram together

Step 6:
Fry curry leaves with 1 tsp of hing

Step 7:
Mix everything to gether in a large vessel. Add dry roasted peanuts and cashews, remaining chilli powder and salt and mix well
Store in an airtight container or zip lock bag

1 tsp of sugar can be added during the final mix
Make sure the oil is heated before frying the omapodi


  1. Crisp and perfect, I too make this often:-)
    Regarding the pan size of cake it's 13*9*2 , I have mentioned it there dear and if you wish a smaller bake I have mentioned that too:-)

  2. Excellent to munch with and so yum!

  3. So delicious mixture, perfect for tea time snack...

  4. crunch munch yum yum mixture osm

  5. Crispy spicy mixture...Perfect with tea...

  6. OMG. ..I feel like Diwali is here coz my Mum always make this mixture for the festival. May I have some of yours now dear? ;)

  7. will be so good with a cup of tea! hmm...i miss mixture! ;)

  8. Thank you For the detailed recipe Shylu, I made this last night and it came out awesome :). - Malathi