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Ribbon Pakoda- Version 2 : Indian Food & Cooking Recipes
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  Contributed By: Sadhana Padmanabhan
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Ribbon Pakoda is a very popular South Indian tea time snack madefrom gram flour and rice flour. Ribbon Pakoda are an inclusion to all festivalsand occasions. I already posted a ribbon Pakoda recipe in my blog. I slightlymodify and tried this recipe and made it for this Diwali. It came out verywell.

Preparation Time  :   5 Minutes
Cooking Time       : 25 Minutes
Recipe Category  :    Snacks
Serves                   : 3-4 People
Recipe Cuisine      : South Indian


Rice flour                        2 cups
Gram Flour                      1cup 
Red Chili Powder              2 Tsp.
Asafetida powder             1Tsp.
Salt                                To Taste
Water                             As required
Butter                             2 Tbsp.
Oil                                  for Deep Frying       
Sev Press
Slotted Spoon
Paper Towel


  • In a bowl sieve rice flour and Gram flour together.
  • Add red chili powder, asafetida, salt, and melted butter, mixeverything well.
  • Gradually add water to make it a stiff dough. The dough shouldnot be too tight or too loose.
  • Meanwhile heat the oil in a kadai. The stove heat should be inmedium flame.
  • Grease the Sev Press with oil. Fill in the dough into the press.
  • Only press in enough to cover the oil.
  • Fry it till becomes golden brown, strain the excess oil in apaper towel, let it cool.
  • Cool the entire ribbon Pakoda and store in an air tightcontainers.
  • Serve with Tea or coffee.


  • If making in large quantities, mix all dry ingredients in a bigbowl and take small portions and mix water to make dough.
  • You can use 1/2 cup of Bengal gram flour and 1/2 cup of Friedgram(Pottukadalai-Chutney dhal) powder.

See my Other Ribbon Pakoda Recipe here

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