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December 29, 2010

Palakayalu ~ Fried Crispy Rice Balls

Ingredients :

Rice Flour : 1 cup
Water : 1 cup
Sesame Seeds : 1 tbsp
Cumin Seeds : 2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder : 1 tsp
A pinch of hing
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

Method :

1. Bring water to a boil. Add a table spoon of oil, sesame seeds, cumin seeds salt, hing and rice flour and mix very well. Turn off the heat and set aside for 4 hours.

2. Divide the dough into peanut size balls and set aside.Do not roll the ball too tightly to avoid them bursting in oil.

3. Heat oil in a wide vessel for deep frying. Deep fry the dough balls in hot oil until they are golden brown in color.
4. Remove from the oil and allow it to cool. Store in a airtight container and serve as a snack.

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  1. Tasty snack for a restful evening...All the rice balls are of the same size and shape....U must have tons of patience...great work.

  2. Yummy rice balls. Would love to try this. Thanks for sharing :)

  3. Chandana rice crispy balls bhale unnayi.Noruoortundhi.................

  4. cheedai we call them, looks delicious.usually makes during Sreekrishna jayanthi

  5. New recipe..Havent heard abou this before..Pictures are too gud

  6. Love those cute little rice balls...crunchy and yummy!!

  7. A very new recipe but sounds delectable.

  8. My fav snack...looks absolutely tempting.

  9. Bookmarked it, looks too adorable and munchy/crunchy :)

  10. These look gorgeous HChandana!

  11. so mch of balls...& that too equally sized....mmm...i can't thnk of making it...but haa..will make the recipe with half the ingredients for sure...looking luvly

  12. I love these cutie pies! Love the crunchiness and will try this soon.

  13. yummy rice balls...a very good tea-time snack!

  14. Very nice .. Evenly shaped.. Awesome click :)

  15. Looks Crispy & delicious.1st time here.Happy to follow u.

  16. Cute lil rice balls..Would love to have them now.. ;)

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  18. wow fantastic clicks and lovely rice balls... bookmarked dear...

  19. great snack..looks very delicious

  20. Seedai looks nice. My fav. Happy New Year.

  21. Making these only with rice flour sounds new and looks very appealing too!

  22. A very Happy new year to you n ur family , loved going thru ur wonderful blog !!!

    - Smita
    (fun foods for little eaters

  23. Palakayalu look soooo cute and yummy. Wish you and your family a very Happy New year.

  24. Nice post and I thought it is very tough to make these fried balls (seedai in Tamil).You made them excellent...
    Wishing you and family a Bright, Prosperous and Happy New year dear.

  25. Nice recipe..thanks for sharing this..

  26. Happy New Year!!!!
    this looks so yummy!!!

  27. They look beautiful..I could just eat n number of them :-) Happy New year !!


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