November 14, 2016
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Vettu Cake Recipe

Vettu cakes are tea time snacks usually found at roadside tea stalls in southern India. A popular snack in Kerala, it is very similar to the ooty varki, which is also somewhat a deep fried sweetened dough served alongside tea. The vettu cake is slightly puffier (almost cake-like), owing to the presence of baking soda in the dough.

The recipe for making the tea snack is very easy and can be fried up within minutes at home. Moreover, the ingredients used in making vettu cakes will easily be available in everyone’s kitchen. So pull up your sleeves and get ready to fry a batch of delicious vettu cakes with the following recipe.

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Vettu Cake Recipe
Deep fried sweet dough cakes.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
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Instructions
  1. In a bowl beat the eggs along with sugar until it dissolves. Keep it aside.
  2. Sieve the flour, semolina and baking soda into a pan, add the egg-sugar mix, milk and heat over a very low flame.
  3. Mix well using a spoon and turn off the flame. Allow the mix to cool.
  4. Add salt, cardamom powder to the pan and turn the mixture into a smooth dough. Keep it covered for around 45 minutes.
  5. Shape the dough into a log shape and then cut into thick (about 1”) 2in*2.5in square pieces.
  6. Make a cross mark in the center using a sharp knife.
  7. Boil oil in a pan and turn the flame to minimum.
  8. Fry each piece in minimum heat for about 4-5 minutes flipping occasionally for uniform cooking.
  9. Once cooked transfer the vettu cakes onto a paper towel to drain off remove excess oil.
  10. Serve with tea.
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