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Wednesday, September 2, 2015


Seedai is a Rice based Popular  crispy snack, made during Krishna jayanthi.As Krishna Jayanthi falls on September 5th of 2015, I  Planned to Post this recipe. This seedai is Good to munch. Every one told that this seedai will burst while frying.but my Neighbour Mallika Aunty Gave  confidence, and  tips to make this seedai. I followed those tips and it came out well without bursting. Already i posted Maida Seedai.It was no burst seedai.Even beginners can try it with Confidence.Uppu seedai comes out well with home Made Rice flour.


Home Made Rice Flour - 2 cups.
urad dal - 2 tbsp.
Ghee/Butter - 3 tbsp.
salt - as Needed.
Sesame Seeds - 1 tsp.
hing - 1/4 tsp. 
oil - to deep fry.

Preparation of  Seedai flour
  • Soak 2 cups of  Raw rice for minimum 2 hours.Then drain the water completely and  spread it in a towel for one hour, to remove excess water. Grind it  into fine powder. Sieve the flour.(you can  add the coarse powder, in next batch of grinding).
  •  you can also  give it in a mill to grind.Now Rice flour is Ready.
  • Roast the urad dal till it turns golden brown, then grind it into a fine powder,then sieve it.Now urad dal powder is ready.
  • Mix Rice flour + urad dal Powder together.Now Roast the flour mixture in a kadai, till it is hot to touch.
  • Then again sieve the flour.Now Seedai flour is ready.


  • Take a Wide mixing bowl, add flour mixture, hing,salt,ghee, sesame seeds and mix well. Add water,little by little  and make it, into a soft  pliable dough.

  • Make small balls and arrange it in a towel for half an hour,to remove moisture.Don't give pressure while making balls. Make it gently.
  • Heat the oil in a kadai, when oil is hot, add these balls, keep stirring for even cooking.
  • Once shh!! sound subsides, remove the seedai, from oil and drain it in a kitchen towel, to remove excess oil.
  • crunchy seedai is ready for krishna Jayanthi.


Tips to avoid seedai from bursting.
  • Always use home made rice flour for making seedai to get good result.
  • Sieve the flour twice or thrice for best result.
  • Add water little by little to make a soft pliable dough.
  • Make balls gently without giving pressure.
  •  Roast the flour, such that it is hot to touch.
  • After making balls, it is necessary to dry the balls to avoid bursting.


jeenaskitchenrecipes said...

Wow, seedai looks too good. Liked the beautiful presentation done with feathers. Lovely.

Unknown said...

These look mouth-watering good, Gayathri. Lovely share!

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Unknown said...

These look mouth-watering good, Gayathri. Lovely share!

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Nava K said...

Just so gorgeous for the crunch and munch.

Traditionally Modern Food said...

Love Seedai.. Looks yum..nice pic with peacock feather bed

usg56 said...

Looks yummy .Very methodically explained. Thanks. Can you tell us how to make pullani palkayalu