Chukkappam Recipe

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How To Make Chukkappam
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Chukkappam Recipe: A tea-time snack from Tamil Nadu that is perfect tp satiate your hunger pangs. Chukkappam is often served with chicken fry.

Ingredients of Chukkappam

  • 1/2 Cup rice flour
  • 500 ml coconut milk
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 3 tsp fennel powder
  • 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 7 curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1 Egg
  • Oil (for deep frying)

How to Make Chukkappam

  • 1.Add coconut milk, garam masala, chili powder, fennel powder, ginger-garlic paste and curry leaves in a pan.
  • 2.Cook the above mixture, when the coconut milk starts to boil, slowly add a cup of rice flour and mix well. Let the dough cool down.
  • 3.Now combine together rice flour and an egg. Keep aside.
  • 4.When the flour-coconut mixture cools down, start kneading. Add rice flour-egg mixture to this while kneading and continue to make a soft and smooth dough.
  • 5.Make long thin strips out of the dough. Take each long strips and make small balls out of it, flatten each ball to give it a button shape.
  • 6.Make uniform small button shapes out of the dough.
  • 7.Once the dough is made into button shapes, deep fry in batches. You can add the curry leaves to the oil as well for a nice aroma and flavour.
  • 8.Fry in enough oil until golden brown and inside has cooked through.
  • 9.Transfer the fried Chukkappams to a kitchen paper towel. Let cool down.
Key Ingredients: rice flour, coconut milk, garam masala, chilli powder, fennel powder, ginger-garlic paste, curry leaves, rice flour, Egg, Oil (for deep frying)
Tags: Chukkappam