Seedai recipe

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Let see how to Cook authentic tamil food Seedai recipe from scratch by following Step By Step instructions..

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Prep Time:0 minutes | Cooking Time:1 hour
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  1. Raw idly rice - 1 kilogram
  2. Black gram - 125 grams
  3. Split green gram - 125 grams
  4. Coconut - 2
  5. Ghee - 4 teaspoon (tsp,)
  6. Salt - as needed
  7. Oil - to deep fry


  1. Soak raw idly rice submerged in water for at least 3 hours. After the rice got soaked. Grind in a wet grinder or mixer to fine thick paste by adding little water as possible. Heat butter and the rice dough and roast a little bit to remove some moisture.
  2. Dry roast black gram, green gram to golden brown. In a mixer make a fine powder by sifting again and again. NOTE: ** if lumps are there seedai will splatter when you fry them.
  3. Shred the coconut and roast them until moisture is gone.
  4. In bowl add rice dough, gram powder, roasted coconut, salt to a soft dough. Now a make small pebble size balls out of the dough. Spread these balls and dry them until all the moisture is gone. NOTE: ** don't make the balls tight by pressing hard should be soft otherwise it will splatter when you fry them. if hard pressed you need helmet when frying :)
  5. Heat oil for frying in a pan. Now fry the balls in batches to golden brown and serve.


  1. ** For better result at each stage make sure very very little water is added.