A traditional evening snack
Omapodi is a savoury made from Bengal gram flour. It is made in intertwined layers which are then broken and served.
What you need:
Gram flour – 300 gm
Rice flour – 100 gm
Ghee - 1 tsp
Carom seed powder (Omam powder) - 1 tsp
Maida - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil – 1/2 litre
Mix the ingredients in a vessel. Add water to make it semi-solid. Heat oil in a kadai and squeeze the omapodi mixture using a omapodi mould. The maida is used to make omapodi crisp. The snack can be served with curd.
Padma Sampath is a homemaker who loves to cook traditional dishes handed down from her mother-in-law.