Easy-to-make south Indian mixture


Mixture is an any-time snack with professionals and homemakers turning innovative by adding various mixes that make the mixture. Once a bakery-only exclusive, the mixture is a home-made snack today. Ideal with tea, its sweet-salty-spicy flavour makes for an ideal crunchy. Here's the recipe and know how the mixes are fried right to make it one of the most popular snacks.


200 gm besan or chickpea flour (kadalamavu)

3 tbsp rice four

2 tspn chilli powder

1/2 tspn turmeric powder

1 pinch asafoetida

50 gm groundnuts

25 gm split chickpeas/pottukadala (roasted)

Curry leaves




Mix besan, rice flour, chilli powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt with water and make a soft dough

Pour oil into a pan, add curry leaves

Once the aroma comes, drain and set aside

Fry the groundnut and split chickpeas. Set aside

Fry them separately lest they turn too dark

When all the ingredients are ready, put the dough into a kitchen press

Press out the dough into hot oil in the shape of rings

When they turn crisp, drain them out and set them aside to cool

To make boondi, add a little more water to the dough and press them through bigger rings and fry till they are crisp

Now, mix the fried rings, curry leaves, groundnut and split chickpeas along with the boondi

Add salt, chilli powder and asafoetida

Mix well

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