Friday, 22 March 2013

Khara Omapodi

Omapodi is an easy to make snack. I generally love the khara version with chilly powder. We can also make this without chilly powder. Over to the recipe now. We include omam (ajwain) in making this snack. I guess hence it got the name omapodi.


Besan (Chickpea Flour) - 250 grams
Rice Flour  - 20 grams
Ajwain powdered  - 10 grams
Butter - 25 grams
Chilly powder - 20 grams
Salt -  to taste


  • Mix besan, salt, chilly powder, ajwain and butter in a bowl.
  • Add little by little water and mix well to make dough like chapathi.
  • Make a small out of this dough and put it in the press and mould (nazhi) with the correct chip.    
  •  Note: we use the chip with small holes (the one which is used to make idiappam) here.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Check the heat by dropping a pinch of the dough. It should raise immediately.
  • Press down the dough in the oil.
  • Cook till it is slightly brown. Drain and transfer to a bowl. 
  • Repeat the procedure for the rest of the dough.
  • Add little fried curry leaves to make the omapodi more interesting.

Khara Omapodi is ready!!! Serve with hot tea!!!!


  1. Ruchi I just visited ur blog yesterday.. kya hua?? was missing ur yummy posts.. this is just awesome..

    1. Hi tinku,

      Thanks for the comments. I was away from home for sometime. Hence the delay. Will keep updating henceforth.