Uppu cheedai (Salt Seedai)


Rice flour - 1 aahakku (200 grams)
Urid dhal flour (Ulutham paruppu maavu)- 1 tablespoon
White Sesame - 1/2 teaspoon
Salt - 1/2 teaspoon
Butter - 50 grams

Use the above ratio for preparing larger quantities.


  1. Heat urid dhal in a dry pan
  2. Roast till it turns red
  3. Grind this in a mixer grinder
  4. Filter the urid dhal flour using sieve and keep this ready
  5. Filter rice flour using the sieve and keep this ready
  6. In a dry pan, slightly heat rice flour and add this to a basin
  7. Add urid dhal flour, sesame, salt and butter to rice flour in the basin and mix thoroughly
  8. Add water and mix and prepare a dough. The consistency of the dough can be like chappathi dough or even harder than chappathi dough
  9. Prepare small balls from the dough
  10. Heat oil in a pan for frying, in medium flame
  11. Fry the balls to prepare cheedai

1 comment:

  1. Sometimes during the frying of Uppu Seedai, it bursts and the oil splatters all over. Very messy. How to prevent this occurrence?