Ribbon Pakodas

Ribbon Pakodas

From   Tea Time

Prep: 25 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Snack

Type: Fusion

Crisp and flavourful this anytime snack is that will satisfy any palate


  • Gram flour (besan) 2 cups
  • Rice flour ½ cup
  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) flour 1 cup
  • Asafoetida (hing) ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Cumin powde 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Butter 2 tsps
  • Oil 1 tsp + to deep-fry
  • Salt to taste


  • Take gram flour in a mixing bowl, add rice flour, black gram flour, asafoetida, turmeric powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, butter and mix well. Add water little by little and knead into a stiff dough.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Grease a sev press fitted with a stencil in the shape of strips with 1 tsp oil.
  • Divide the dough into equal portions. Put one portion into the sev press and press out strips directly into the hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Use up the remaining dough in the same way.
  • Let the ribbon pakodas cool down to room temperature before serving on a serving plate. You can also store them in airtight container for a few days.