Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Crispy Rice Fingers

Fried snack is always fun!! These crispy rice fingers are absolutely delicious, crunchy snack , goes very well with Indian chai..:) Kids love this finger food. It's a great snack item for the party, especially because it doesn't have to be hot while serving. You can prepare it a day or even a week before the party, and store it in an airtight container and you are ready to go...:)

Here is what you will need-:
  • Rice flour- 1 cup

  • Ajwain seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Milk - as much as you need to kneed the dough.
  • Salt- as per your taste.
  • Oil- Heated oil, 1 tbsp.
  • Oil- For frying.
This is how you prepare it-:
  • Mix the flour ,ajwain seeds, salt together. Mix it well.

  • Add 1 tbsp of heated oil into the mixture.

  • Add the milk as much as you need to kneed the dough. Make sure that the dough is neither too tight nor too soft. It should be of medium consistency.

  • Rest the dough for half an hour before you give them a shape.
  • Take a little portion of the dough in to your hands and roll the dough to make them like the shape of your fingers.

  • Deep fry them in the oil.

And the rice fingers are ready!!

You can change the shape and make them round or shape them like a drop of water. (refer to the picture below).

Courtesy: Wikipedia.

When you shape them like the picture above, it's called kadboli. Kadboli is a savory snack prepared in Maharashtra, India. Traditionally kadboli's are made up of a flour mixture of chana, urad dal,rice,moong and cumin seeds.


Coming up: Tasty triangles and savory ribbons!!!

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