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Nippattu is a very popular Bangalore snack delicacy!Nippattu is usually deep fried in oil ..However this is a  yummy low calorie recipe which is baked instead of deep fried! INGREDIENTS All purpose flour(Maida) - 1 1/2 cups Rice flour - 1/2 cup Semolina(fine Sooji) - 2 Tbsp Roasted Groundnuts - 1/2 Cup(coarsely ground) Warm water - 1/4 cup or as required Sesame seeds - 3 tsp Oil - 1/3 cup Melted butter - 3 Tbsp Onion -1(finely chopped) Green chilles - 4 to 5(finely chopped) Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp Coriander leaves -1/2 cup(finely chopped) Curry leaves - 1/2 cup(finely chopped) Baking powder - 1 tsp


A great healthy alternative to coconut chutney,the watermelon rind chutney is very delicious and nutritious !Try it for a great variety!Do not discard the watermelon shell the next time you get it home!;-) Watermelon Rind Chutney – made from the lovely white part(one of the most underutilized parts of the watermelon) residing quietly between the fruit and its hard green exterior. Watermelon rind is very healthy & nutritious. It is rich in Vitamins A, B6 and C. It is also high in both beta-carotene & lycopene. INGREDIENTS: Watermelon Rind about 250 gms(peel the green skin and take only the white part and cut into pieces) Green chillies 7-8(adjust the spice level to your desire) Ginger - 1 inch Coriander leaves- few strands Curry leaves -few strands(only the leaves) Mint leaves - few strands Fried gram - a fistful Tamarind extract - 1 small tsp Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp Oil -1 tsp Salt to taste HOW TO MAKE: Take a saucepan and