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Easy Ribbon Pakoda Recipe | Ribbon Murukku | Nada Pakoda

Easy Ribbon Pakoda Recipe to prepare a traditional South Indian crispy savoury snacks generally made during festival time and also perfect as a teatime snack.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snacks | Festive Snacks
Cuisine: Indian (South Indian)
Author: Padma Veeranki


  • 1 Cup Rice Flour
  • 3/4 cup Gram Flour Besan
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon melted Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Hot oil
  • Required water to knead
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Murukku Maker


  • Sieve together rice flour and gram flour.
  • To this add salt, red chilli powder, asafoetida, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, melted butter and hot oil.
  • Add water little by little and knead soft dough.
  • Grease the murrukku maker with oil, place the disc with thin slits with in it and fill in the dough into murukku maker.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan over medium heat till hot.
  • Press out thin strips of the dough form the murukku maker into the hot oil in a circular manner.
  • When the oils stops bubbling, flip over the pakoda and fry on the other side.
  • Remove using a slotted spoon once they turn golden brown and place it on a plate covered with absorbent tissue paper.
  • Work with the rest dough in the similar manner.
  • Once cool, transfer into an air-tight container and store for about a month.