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Uppu seedai recipe

savoury seedai recipe for gokulashtami
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Starters
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: gokulasthami recipes, krishna janmashtami, krishna jayanthi, seedai recipe
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1 tbsp urad dal flour
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 pinch asafoetida


  • roast urad dal flour until it starts fuming. roast rice flour until it gets powdery and your able to draw a line easily. 
  • take the rice flour and urad dal flour and pass it through a sieve. sift it . 
  • add cumin seeds, salt, butter and asafoetida. 
  • crumble well and add water little at a time and make a smooth soft dough. 
  • grease palms and pinch a small portion and make smooth soft small balls. . 
  • heat oil for deep frying. test the temperature of oil by dropping one ball first and then drop the remaining. 
  • fry in medium heat until the sizzle stops. stir inbetween. 
  • strain and let it cool completely before serving/storing.