Thattai Making Made Easier Recipe Video

Thattai is an easy savoury snack which can be preserved for a few days after making and is very popular with most people..


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Rice flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Coconut powder1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Green chili1⁄2 Teaspoon, finely chopped
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Curry leaves1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
 Hing1 Pinch
 Roasted gram1 Teaspoon (Optional)
 Vegetable oil1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 758 Calories from Fat 508

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g88.2%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g41.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 242.8 mg10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.8%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g30%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 6 g11.1%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 2.5%

Calcium 0.6% Iron 1.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Chop green chili and curry leaves.

2. In a mixing bowl, place rice flour, coconut powder, green chili, curry leaves, salt, roasted gram. Add water and add make a dough.
3. Make ping pong ball sized balls of the prepared dough.
4. Place dough between two plastic sheets, flatten the dough to make thinnest possible circle.
5. In a frying pan, heat oil and fry the prepared circles until they turn light golden brown and crisp.

6. Serve as an evening snack with coffee.

Editors Review

South India is famous for its variety of savory snacks. Thattai is probably one them, second most popular to murukku. There are so many recipes for making thattai, but it is important then this fried snack turns out crispy more than crumbly and porous. Watch this video to get a very simple, straightforward home version recipe of this yummy snack.