Ribbon Pakoda recipe | South Indian snacks

Ribbon Pakoda recipe is a South Indian snacks which is very crispy. We prepare this using rice flour, gram flour, red chilly powder, sesame seeds, butter and salt. People usually  prepare during festivals like Diwali, Krishna Jayanthi. Nutritional benefits of rice which is the main ingredient in this snacks.

A short video link for the recipe:-

Ribbon Pakoda recipe – Ingredients:-
  • rice flour / arisi maavu – 2 cup
  • gram flour / besan / kadalai maavu – 1 cup
  • red chilly powder / milagai podi – 1 tsp
  • sesame seeds / ellu – 1 tsp (crushed)
  • butter / vennai – 2 tsp
  • asafoetida / perungayam – 1/4 tsp
  • salt – to taste
Ribbon Pakoda recipe – Method of preparation:-

1. Firstly take rice powder sieve it and collect it in a bowl.

Rice flour in a bowl
Rice flour in a bowl

2. Secondly add gram flour to the bowl.

Gram flour added
Gram flour added

3. Thirdly add red chilly powder, crushed sesame seeds, butter, asafoetida and salt to the bowl.

All ingredients in the bowl
All ingredients in the bowl

4. Further mix into a soft dough using water little by little.

Ribbon pakoda dough
Ribbon pakoda dough

5. Heat oil in a fry pan for deep frying. Take the ribbon pakoda achu in a kitchen press as shown in the photo below.

Ribbon pakoda achu
Ribbon pakoda achu

6. Add dough into the kitchen press and keep it ready.

Kitchen press filled with ribbon pakoda dough
Kitchen press filled with ribbon pakoda dough

7. When the oil is hot, make round layer in hot oil and fry. Keep the stove in medium flame.

Frying ribbon pakoda in oil
Frying ribbon pakoda in oil

8. Finally when it is fried on one side flip using a ladle.

Frying the other side
Frying the other side

9. When both sides turns golden and the sizzling sound subsides, take it out from oil and keep it on a tissue.

Ribbon Pakoda recipe | South Indian snacks
Ribbon Pakoda recipe | South Indian snacks

10. Repeat the process for all the remaining dough. Cool the ribbon pakoda for 10-15 minutes and store it in a container.

Ribbon Pakoda recipe | South Indian snacks
Ribbon Pakoda recipe | South Indian snacks

For more snacks recipes in my website click on the following links

1. Kara Sev recipe | Easy Diwali snack | காரா சேவ் செய்முறை

2. Thattai murukku recipe | Crispy Diwali snacks

3. Pav Bhaji recipe | Mumbai Street Chat | பாவ் பாஜி

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5. Chettinad thenkuzhal | செட்டிநாடு தேன்குழல்

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