Thursday, March 4, 2021

Snack made with rice flour

ottu ma rice flour snack
This snack made with rice flour is usually enjoyed as an evening snack, and sometime served with bananas. It is commonly known as ottu maavu in Southern India. This snack is time consuming to make as it needs to be constantly moved in order to roast and not let the flour burn. It has a flavourful, grainy texture. 
ottu ma rice flour snack
500 g unroasted store bought rice flour 
1 egg 
250 ml to 300 ml thick coconut milk 
1/4 tsp salt 
2 tbsp ghee 
4 tbsp or more sugar to taste 

In a wok or a wide pan roast the rice flour in low medium heat. Roast until the rice flour is light brown. Remove the rice flour from the heat and let it cool before handling it.

Whisk the egg and mix it to the rice flour. Add the coconut milk a little at a time. When mixing, use your hands and mix it to make a fine crumb like mixture. Add the salt and mix it.

Then put the mixture in the wok and roast it for about half an hour until the mixture is light brown. Add the ghee and roast it a little. 
ottu ma rice flour snack
Remove the mixture from the wok once it is golden or it will keep cooking and may burn. Put it into a metal bowl or tray to cool. Once it cools then add the sugar. This mixture can be kept stored in an air tight container for over a month. When you take the mixture use a dry spoon. 

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1 comment:

  1. This is something new to me. Bet it tastes fantastic thanks to rich creamy coconut milk.

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