Seedai and Filter Coffee By Chef Rakesh Raghunathan
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Seedai and Filter Coffee
Also known as - Filter Coffee and Seedai
Seedai is a deep-fried evening snack. Chef Rakesh Raghunathan shares the recipe for this snack and filter coffee.Read More
1 cup roasted rice flour
1 tsp roasted black gram flour
2 tsp white sesame seeds
2 tsp butter
1 cup grated coconut
For filter coffee
1 cup milk
1 tsp sugar
water as required
- In a bowl, mix 1 cup roasted rice flour, 1 tsp roasted black gram flour, 2 tsp white sesame seeds, 2 tsp butter, 1 cup grated coconut, water and make a smooth dough.
- Grease your palms with butter and make small balls roughly from the dough.
- Heat oil in a pan, add a handful of balls gently into the oil and fry the balls.
- Fry the balls evenly from all sides. Seedai is ready to serve now.
- Heat water in a pan, add the coffee powder in the top compartment of the filter and press nicely with the plunger.
- Top with boiling water, cover with the lid and let the coffee percolate.
- It will take 3-4 hours for it to percolate.
- Add sugar and 2 tbsp decoction in a tumbler.
- Top with boiling milk and mix.
- Filter coffee is ready to serve.
Seedai is also known as uppu seedai. It is a versatile dish that can be made in two versions - as a sweet seedai and plain or salted seedai.
It is a coffee time snack in South India. It is also an important offering to Lord Krishna on Janmashtami.
This traditional Seedai is crispy, crunchy and delicious.