Pesara Karapusa | Moong Dal Ompodi / Sev ~ Step by Step Picture Recipe
Moong Dal - 1 cup
Rice flour - 2 cups
Red chili powder - 1 tsp
Ajwain / Bishop weeds - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Water - for kneading
Oil for Deep frying
For using the Ajwain/ Bishop weeds:
When you have to use Ajwain in snacks as these, you can use it in two ways.
1. Soak Ajwain in 1/2 water for 10 mins, grind in a mixer. Strain through a sieve and use the water while mixing the dough.
2. Heat a pan, dry roast the Ajwain, allow to cool and then grind to a powder.
You can follow either of the above methods when you want to use ajwain in the savories.
How to make Pesara karapusa
Roast and grind moong dal to a fine flour. Same for Rice flour.
In a bowl, take the flours, add red chilies, salt.
Add the vamu/ Ajwain to the flour. Add water slowly till you get a soft dough.
Fill this in to Ompodi achu and press it out in hot oil.
Cook on both sides and drain to a kitchen towel.