Nippat is one of the popular street food from Bangalore. I always used to have the fried version. Today i would like to share with you a healthier version of Nippat which is baked. You can have it guilt free. Easy and fuss free recipe.
Recipe for Nippat.(the edible cups)
1 Cup Rice Flour
2 Tbsp Maida / Plain flour
2 Tbsp Rava /Semolina
1 Tsp Chilli Powder
1/4 Tsp Hing / Asafoetida
1/4 Cup Peanuts (coarsely ground)
1/4 Cup Roasted Channa dal / Bengal Gram( coarsely ground)
Salt to taste
Mix Rice flour, maida and rava in a bowl. Add chilli powder, hing ,salt, coarsely ground channa dal and peanuts. Heat 2 tbsp of oil. Pour the sizzling hot oil on the flour. Mix with a spoon.Add water (1 to 1 1/2 cups)to form a dough. Don’t pour all the water at once.Take small proportions.The dough should neither be too hard nor too soft.
Preheat the Oven at 180C for 10 mins. In the meantime grease the muffin tray with oil. Pat the dough in the cups(in the shape of the cup).It should neither be too thick nor too thin. Brush it with little oil. You can also make flat ones on the tray. Place the muffin tray in the pre heated oven for 40 to 45 Mins. The nippattu cups will be ready. Serve some salads and enjoy.You can make flat ones and use for papdi chaats too.