|Preparation time||10 mins|
|Cooking Time||45 mins|
|Rice Flour||2 Cups*|
|Cumin Seeds||1 Teaspoon|
- Break the cumin seeds. You can put this in a mixer and grind it for a second. Don't make it into a nice powder. Dry fry the urdhal in a pan and grind it in a mixer to a nice powder. Sieve the urdal powder to get a smooth and nice flour. Mix the rice flour, urdhal powder, cumin seeds powder, salt, butter and hing in a vessel.
- Add water little by little and knead the flour into a soft chapati like dough. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, and when the oil is hot add a little piece of dough to check for the hotness. When the dough raises immediately then the oil is ready for frying. Put 1 hand full of dough in a press, and close the press with Thenkuzhal mould. Squeeze the dough to a big circle.
- Deep fry the Thenkuzhal in low flame till it is crisp and turns golden brown color. Take it out and place it in a oil strainer with a paper towel to remove excess oil and allow it to cool. Store it in a air tight container and serve.
- The delicious Thenkuzhal is ready to serve.