Nippattu or Tattai (Spicy Rice crackers) – oil-free!

Nippattu or Tattai (Spicy Rice crackers) - oil-free!

Nippattu or Thattai is a South Indian snack traditionallymade during Krishna Jeyanthi and Diwali. We can make this thattai very easilyand quickly. A great tea time snack too! 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian


Nippattu or Tattai  (Spicy Rice crackers) - oil-free!
  • 1 cup rice flour dough
  • 1/4 cup roasted Urad flour or coarsely powdered roasted Urad dal
  • 1/4 cup roasted gram dal (roasted chickpeas)
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts
  • 10-12 Red chillis, adjust to taste
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp flax meal
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • Unrefined salt, to taste
- Coarsely grind peanuts, gram dal, Urad dal and red chilli and keep aside.
- Mix all the ingredients with the rice flour dough and knead to a soft consistency.
- Make lemon sized balls.
- Use a roti press to make these balls flat or use a rolling pin to roll out flat nippattu. Poke with a fork
  so that they don’t puff up and break.
- Preheat the oven to 350F.
- Line a tray with parchment paper and arrange the crackers.
- Bake for exactly 12 mins. Keep a watch after 10 mins. It does not have to brown.
- As they get crispier, the ends of will lift up and look dry. Flip and bake for 2-4 mins. Watch carefully
   so they do not burn.
- Allow it to cool and enjoy the crispy nippattu/tattai/crackers.
Keyword Nippattu, Tattai, Oil free

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