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Nippattu Recipe – Kannada Style– Light Delight for a lazy Evening

Crispy NippattuNippattu, South Indian Snack

Crispy Nippattu

Crispy Nippattu

Nippattu is a snack which is delicious, crispy and light. Easy to make, this can be stored for a long time. Though there are many recipes available to make this snack, I am herewith giving you the one which is easy, yet the output is tasty.


1. Rice Flour – 1 Cup
2. Maida Floor – 1 Cup
3. Groundnut – ¼ Cup
4. Fried Gram – ¼ Cup
5. Dry Copra, cut into small pieces
6. White til
7. Red Chili powder
8. Asafoetida
9. Sweet Neem
10. Salt to taste
11. Oil


Nippattu before deep frying

Nippattu before deep frying

Fry the ground nut on low heat or in Microwave, remove the husk and grind it into coarse powder along with fried gram.
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Add Rice floor, maida floor, Groundnut and fried gram, Dry Coconut pieces, Til, red chili powder (Quantity as per your taste), asafetida, salt and mix them well. Heat ¼ cup of oil and pour that on the mixture. Now add water and knead the dough. It should not be too hard or too soft. Just right to make round balls.

Make small balls and on a plastic sheet or Plantain leaf roll the balls to make thin sheets of round shape. Put oil in a wide mouthed pan, when the oil is hot, fry this raw nippattu on medium heat to golden brown color.

Crispy, tasty and yummy, yummy Nnippattu is ready to eat.

This will be a good choice to serve short-notice visitors and also you can savor that with coffee.

Nippattu Ready to eat

Nippattu Ready to eat


1) You can add onion, chopped into fine pieces, but this cannot be stored for too long.
2) Pudina can be added to get a change in taste.
3) Instead of Red chili powder, you can add green chilies, finely chopped, which gives a different taste.

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