Friday, October 16, 2009

KARAM APPALU (TRADITIONAL RICE FLOUR CRACKERS)

These is a very old recipe which I learned it from mom,they are called as karam appalu or vadappalu which we make with many variations
INGREDIENTS:
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  1. Rice flour-6 cups
  2. Green chili paste-3 teaspoons
  3. Sesame seeds-1 tablespoon
  4. Cumion-2 teaspoons
  5. Moong dal-2 table spoons
  6. Salt-to taste
  7. Butter-1 tablespoon
  8. Turmeric-1/4 Th teaspoon
  9. Ginger garlic paste-1 table spoon
  10. Oil-to deep fry


METHOD:
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  1. Soak moong dal in water for 1 1/2 hours and drain the water
  2. Now Mix the flour along with other ingredients with hands thoroughly
  3. Boil 2 cups of water,it should have maximum boiling point,and add to the flour mixture
  4. Mix with spoon,and cool it,be careful while pouring the water
  5. Now mix with hands,adjust water consistency
  6. Mix the dough perfectly and divide into various lemon size ball
  7. Take a zip lock cover cut into squares and apply oil both sides
  8. Take the puri press and put one cover then place the dough ball followed by another cover,and press gently
  9. Remove the pressed one and place it in hot oil gently and deep fry
  10. Repeat the process for remaining.
  11. Oil should be in medium heat,so that they will fry to a nice golden brown
  12. Once done cool the crackers completely and store in air tight container
  13. Savoury crackers are ready to serve