August 23, 2016

Karappusa made with Besan flour

Today I am posting one of the most popular tastiest and easiest snack item"Karappusa"  from Andhra cuisine. Karappusa(Sev) is a very common South-Indian past time snack which goes great with evening tea. You can make different variations with karappusa. There are many variations in karappusa making like sanna karappusa,spicy karappusa,non -spicy karappusa,medium thick karappusa(jantikalu),Chakralu etc etc. But today i am posting the most tastiest  medium thick Karappusa made with Besan and rice flour. I made it crunchy and yummy!!! I loved it too much. Here i am sharing the ingredients required and the procedure to make yummy,crispy and crunchy Karappusa. Have a look and try !!!




Ingredients :
Besan Flour (Senagapindi)                      :        1 1/2 cup
Rice Flour ( biyyampindi)                       :         1 cup
Ajwain ( Vaamu)                                     :          1 table spoon
Salt                                                           :           to taste
Red Chilli Powder                                   :           1 table spoon
Hot ghee or hot oil                                   :           1 1/2 table spoon
Water                                                        :          as needed to make soft dough
Oil                                                             :          for deep frying

Procedure :
1. Take a wide bowl, add besan, rice flour, ajwain, salt, red chilli powder and finally hot ghee
    or hot oil and mix well.
2. Slowly add water little by little to make a soft thick dough.
3. Test the dough for salt before frying and keep aside for 10 minuites.
4. Now heat oil in a wide heavy bottomed vessel for deep frying.
5. Take the jantikala gottam or Sev press or muruku press, fill half portion of the press with
     soft thick dough.
6. Once the oil is hot, reduce the flame to medium and press jantikala gottam in a circular
     motion to make concentric round layers of jantikala dough(sev dough).
7. Fry for some time on medium flame till sev turns to golden colour and crispy.
8. When the sev turns to golden colour and crispy, then turn over to other side with the help of
     slotted ladle and let it fry to a golden colour.
9. Once it is done, remove the circles and place it on a absorpent paper and allow it to cool.
     Repeat the same process till the dough is done.
10. Cool completely before storing in an air tight container or jar.
11. Yummy, Crispy, Tasty Karappusa is ready !! enjoy with hot evening tea !!!!

 Kids loves this snack item too much because of it's crispy and crunchy nature. 
 So try it once and drop your valuable feed back at my blog.

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Hi everyone !! My name is Nagasri. I am from Andhra but staying in Hyderabad, Telangana. I love both andhra and telangana foods. I love Cooking and eating too :).  I like to experiment different recipes.Have a look at my blog,try and enjoy!!! Don't forget to leave your valuable feedback at my blog. Other than cooking I love listening to music. Here I am sharing my experiences and experiments in cooking !!

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