Friday 4 November 2016

Rice Flour/Homemade Rice Flour/How to make Rice Flour at home/Basic Rice Flour for Murukkus, Thattais, Kozhukattai’s and other snacks

Rice flour is a very basic and important ingredient in each and every home in South Indian kitchen. We can buy it from shops, but it is really easy to make it at home and store it airtight containers for our day today use. Rice flour plays a  vital role in making South Indian snacks like Murukku/ThenkuzhalMoong dal MurukkuRibbon Pakoda,Oma PodiPottukadalai MurukkuCoconut Milk MurukkuThattaiKara SevKozhukattaiAmmini KozhukattaiKaara PidikozhukattaiSweet PidikozhikattaiUppu UrundaiPaal Kozhukattai with vellamButter Murukku, Rice Flour PuttuInstant Rava Dosa etc.

Here’s how to make Rice Flour at home with step by step photos…

Other interesting Diwali Snacks that might be of your interest...

Ragi Murukku

Raw Rice – 1 kg [As per your requirement]


Raw Rice

Wash and soak the raw rice with enough water for at least 2 hours.

Drain the water completely. Spread a clean cotton cloth [two layers] on a clean floor or on a table.

Spread the washed rice on the cloth and let it dry in shade inside the house. The rice should be slightly damp but not wet.

When the rice is moist enough give it in the rice mill/flour mill and get it ground to fine powder. If you are making a small quantity of rice flour then you can grind it in the mixer.

After grinding it to a fine powder, sieve it and spread it on newspaper and let it dry overnight in shade inside the house. After which it can be stored in air tight container.

Alternatively you can dry roast the rice flour in small batches in a large skillet on medium flame. Stir constantly for couple of minutes. To check for dryness of flour, take a pinch of flour between your fingers. Properly dried flour will not stick together.

Cool to room temperature and store it in air tight container.

This homemade rice flour can be stored for 3-4 months.

Recipes that can be made using Homemade Rice Flour...

Butter Murukku

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  1. My mum will love tjis, now we dont have to buy it
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