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Ribbon Nada - South indian tea time snack traditional and authentic snack
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Ribbon Nada

Ribbon Nada is a traditional South Indian snack that is crunchy, crisp and spicy perfect for tea time
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 5 people
Author sushma iyer


  • 2 cups Besan or Chickpea Flour
  • 1 cup Rice Flour
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 tbsp Hot Oil
  • Water as needed


  • In a bowl combine all the ingredients except for water. Mix
  • Add water little at a time to form a dough. The dough might be little sticky but that is absolutely fine.
  • Take a big ball of the dough. Place in the mold (Refer the video). Press the mold (with the batter inside) in a circular motion over hot oil.
  • Deep fry until golden brown. Serve with evening tea or coffee
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