How to prepare Uppu Seedai

How to make Uppu Seedai

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 5 to 7 mins per batch
Resting Time : 30 mins
Serves : 2


Homemade Rice Flour – 1 cup
Homemade Urad dal Flour – 1 tbsp
Soft Unsalted Butter – 2 tbsp at room temp
Salt to taste
Coconut – 1 tbsp(run the grated coconut in a blender once)
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam -1 tbsp(or sesame seeds/yellu)
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi – 1/4 tbsp
Water – a little more than 1/2 cup
Oil for Deep frying


Now take a rice flour into a Kadai and roast them for few mins and transfer it to a bowl.

Take urad dal flour into same Kadai and roast it for a few mins. Take them into same bowl.

Now take the coconut into the same kadai and roast them for a min. Take it into the same bowl.

Add in soft butter, salt, cumin, asafoetida and rub it well with your fingers.

Now add water slowly and knead it well to form a soft dough.

Take small portions of dough and roll them into a small ball. Repeat it for the remaining dough.

Place these balls in a dry towel for 30 mins. This will help the balls get dry.

For deep frying heat oil. First check whether the oil is hot or not, drop few balls in oil. Come back after 3 to 4 mins when it will be golden. Drain if there is no bursting then continue.

Drop the balls in and fry for 5 to 7 mins on medium high heat until they turn golden. Keep stiring in between.

Drain it in tissue paper. Repeat it .

Allow it to cool down for 10 mins. Serve.

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