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baked thattai recipe | crispy thattai | healthy non fried thattai for weight loss | easy thattai - South Indian snack is a baked version of traditional South Indian thattai, especially made for all the health conscious. Learn how to make healthy non fried thattai for weight loss.

To make baked thattai, heat a broad non-stick pan, add the urad dal and roasted chana dal and dry roast on a medium flame for 3 minutes. Keep aside to cool completely. Once cooled, blend in a mixer to a smooth powder. Transfer the powder in a deep bowl, add all the remaining ingredients, mix well and knead into soft dough using enough water. Divide the dough into 25 equal portions. Take 1 plastic sheet and lightly grease it with little oil. Flatten 1 portion of the dough on it. Lightly press the dough with your fingers evenly to make a 75 mm. (3”) diameter round circle. Remove from the plastic and keep aside. Repeat step 5 to 7 to make 4 more circles. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle). Cook 5 circles on it, while pressing them using folded muslin cloth or khakhra press, till they turn crisp and golden brown in colour from both the sides. Repeat steps 5 to 9 to make 20 more thattais. Cool completely and store in an air-tight container. Use as required.

Thattai is one of the most popular South Indian jar snacks, and one that is used as a benchmark for a person’s cooking prowess. The traditional Thattai is made with a dough of roasted rice flour, a dash of urad flour and a couple of flavourful seasonings. The dough is usually shaped into flat roundels and deep-fried. The easy thattai - South Indian snack is a tastier and healthier version in one basket.

This healthy non fried thattai for weight loss recipe is a healthier version made with a combination of wholesome flours and urad dal, perked up with the usual seasonings. Further, we have also cooked the Thattai on a tava instead of deep-frying it. You will be surprised by how tasty and crisp the Thattai turns out to be.

With only 28 calories per crispy thattai, this is a healthy snack for weight watchers, heart patients and diabetics. We suggest 3 baked thattai at snack time to make up for your fibre intake. Store it in an airtight container, carry it to work and enjoy whenever you wish to with your friends and colleagues. It stays best for 3 to 4 days when stored in an air-tight box.

Tips for baked thattai. 1. If you find rolling with one plastic sheet, place another plastic sheet on the dough portion and roll it. 2. While cooking the thattai on the tava, do so on a slow flame so the thattai gets cooked uniformly. 3. As an additional flavour, you can also add garlic paste while making the dough. Read 8 benefits of garlic.

Try other healthy snacks like Methi Crispies and Pav Bhaji Khakhra.

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Thattai Recipe, Baked Thattai, Jar Snack recipe - How to make Thattai Recipe, Baked Thattai, Jar Snack

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     25Makes 25 thattais
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For thattai

    For thattai
  1. To make the baked thattai recipe, heat a broad non-stick pan, add the urad dal and roasted chana dal and dry roast on a medium flame for 3 minutes.
  2. Keep aside to cool completely. Once cooled, blend in a mixer to a smooth powder.
  3. Transfer the powder in a deep bowl, add all the remaining ingredients, mix well and knead into soft dough using enough water.
  4. Divide the dough into 25 equal portions.
  5. Take 1 plastic sheet and lightly grease it with litttle oil.
  6. Flatten 1 portion of the dough on it.
  7. Lightly press the dough with your fingers evenly to make a 75 mm. (3”) diameter round circle. Remove from the plastic and keep aside.
  8. Repeat step 5 to 7 to make 4 more circles.
  9. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle). Cook 5 circles on it, while pressing them using folded muslin cloth or khakhra press, till they turn crisp and golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  10. Repeat steps 5 to 9 to make 20 more thattais.
  11. Cool the baked thattai recipe completely and store in an air-tight container. Use as required.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. This snack stays fresh for 3 to 4 days.

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  1. To make baked thattai recipe | crispy thattai | healthy non fried thattai for weight loss | South Indian snack, heat a broad non-stick pan and add ¼ cup of urad dal. 1 cup of cooked urad dal gives 69.30% of your daily requirement  of folic acid. The folic acid in urad dal helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones. It is also high in fibre and good for heart, good for lowering cholesterol and good for diabetes. See here for 10 super benefits of urad dal
  2. Add 2 tbsp of roasted chana dal. 
  3. Combine both the ingredients and dry roast them on a medium flame for 3 minutes. The dal will turn brown in colour. 
  4. Keep aside to cool completely. 
  5. Once cooled, blend both the ingredients in a mixer to a smooth powder.
  6. Transfer the powder in a deep bowl and add 2 tbsp of bajra flour. Bajra flour is high in protein and is a complete protein for vegetarians when combined with dal. So as a Vegetarian, include bajra in your diet. Bajra is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance which is good for Diabetics and healthy heart but to be had in restricted quantity and had with low fat curds or raita to minimise the carb impact. See here for the 18 benefits of bajra flour and why you should have it.
  7. Add 2 tbsp of besan also. Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also higher protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. Besan is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells (WBC) in the bone marrow. See 10 detailed benefits of besan and why it's good for you. 
  8. Add ½ cup of jowar flour. Jowar flour is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. Jowar and all Millets are rich in Potassium. Potassium is critical for those with High Blood Pressure as it lessens the impact of sodium. Being high in Fibre, Jowar reduces bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases the effects of good cholesterol (HDL). See 17 benefits of jowar and why you should have it.
  9. Add 1 tbsp soaked chana dal. 
  10. Next add spices. First add ¼ tsp asafoetida. The active compound 'coumarin' helps in managing blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Asafoetida is known to have anti-bacterial properties, which helps to keep asthma at bay. Asafoetida is an age-old remedy for bloating and other stomach problems like flatulence. The best solution is to gulp down little hing with water or dissolve it in water and sip it. It can also be used along with curd or almond oil as a hair mask. It helps to prevent dryness of hair and smoothen as well as strengthen hair.
  11. Then add 2 tbsp of chopped curry leaves. Curry leaves have antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti inflammatory properties and is thus used widely in Ayurvedic medicines. Its antioxidant action helps to scavenge the harmful free radicals from the body and protect the health of our organs. These antioxidants may also show cancer preventive benefits. It helps in skin care too. Intake of curry leaves can promote clear and healthy skin as well as promote hair growth and prevent hair fall. They are a fair source of Vitamin A (promotes vision) and calcium (promotes bone health) too. 
  12. Add 2 tsp of hot oil. 
  13. Next add 2 tsp of chilli powder. 
  14. Add ¼ tsp turmeric powder also. Turmeric helps in digestion of food thus helping to overcome indigestion. Haldi may help in reducing the growth of fat cells in the body. One of the health benefits of turmeric is it’s anti-inflammatory property due to the active compound, Curcumin, which helps to relieve inflammation of the joints and thus is a ladder to relieve pain related to arthritis. The curcumin in haldi also helps to ward of the bacteria’s causing cold, cough and throat irritation. See here for detailed turmeric benefits
  15. Add salt as per taste. 
  16. Mix all the ingredients of healthy non fried thattai for weight loss well. Knead into soft dough using enough water.
  17. Divide the dough into 25 equal portions.
  18. Take 1 plastic sheet and lightly grease it with ½ tsp of oil.
  19. Flatten 1 portion of the dough on it.
  20. Lightly press the dough with your fingers evenly to make a 75 mm. (3”) diameter round circle. Remove from the plastic and keep aside.
  21. Repeat to make 4 more circles.
  22. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle). Cook 5 circles on it, while pressing them using folded muslin cloth or khakhra press, till they turn crisp and golden brown in colour from both the sides. Cook on a slow flame so the thattai gets cooked uniformly. 
  23. Repeat to make 20 more crispy thattai.
  24. Cool baked thattai completely and serve or store in an air-tight container. Use as required.

Health Benefits of baked thattai

  1. Baked Thattai – for Weight Loss, Diabetes and Healthy Heart.
  2. Few calories and high fibre to its credit, this baked thattai is a nourishing snack for most of us. 
  3. The combination of various flours in this snack high in fibre. This fibre helps to manage weight and blood cholesterol levels. 
  4. The more the fibre, the better a food is for diabetics too, as it doesn’t cause a quick spike in blood sugar levels. 
  5. This thattai is non-fried, but full of flavours. Moreover, it has the perfect crunch. Kids are sure to enjoy for their short break. Try if your child is obese and you are looking for nourishing options. 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per thattai
Energy28 cal
Protein1.2 g
Carbohydrates4.2 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat0.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.4 mg

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Thattai Recipe, Baked Thattai, Jar Snack
5
 on 18 Aug 17 11:38 AM


Though the recipe calls for more than half hr of cooking on tava but this non-fried snack is a great jar snack. Different in taste from the regular puris, this snack was loved by all in my family.