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August 10, 2010

Salem Thattuvadai Set/Nippat Sandwich

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Thattuvadai set is a most popular street food in Salem,Tamilnadu.Being a Salem girl,I used to have this snack at least once in a week before my marriage.Last week i went to my mom's place and bought few thattuvadai set for my family.I captured the making at that time and added a video here.I asked the guy about the chutney ingredients.He told the recipe roughly & he said this chutney stays good only for 3 hours.So make it fresh and serve.Based on his recipe,i tried it on my own. It came out well. If u buy a packet of readymade thattu vadai , making this set would be very easy and quick. But I prepared everything by my own including thattu vadai. So i found it a bit time consuming. Finally i was very much satisfied with the outcomeHappy



Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe


Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe How to make Salem special thattu vadai set with video !
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Sweet
Serves: Serves 4
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes


INGREDIENTS
1 cup - 200ml
FOR GREEN CHUTNEY
  • Mint leaves - 1/2 cup
  • Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup (optional,He told to use only mint leaves)
  • Green chillies – 2 nos
  • Tamarind – Small berry size OR use few drops of lime juice
  • Salt & water – As needed.
FOR RED CHUTNEY
  • Cooking oil - 1 tbsp
  • Tomato - 3 nos
  • Red chilly – 5 nos
  • Salt – as needed
  • Water – As required.
  • Roasted gram – 1 tbsp (pottukadalai),optional
FOR FILLING
  • Finely chopped onions – as needed
  • Grated carrot – as needed
  • Grated beetroot - as needed ( i din't use as it was out of stock)
  • Chopped coriander leaves – a handful
  • Grated mango - as needed ( used during mango season)
  • Lemon – 1/2 no
METHOD

  • Saute the tomato,red chilly adding salt in a tsp of oil.Grind it to a thick paste adding required water.Add pottukadalai/fried gram if u wish.You can also saute one big onion and 4 garlic cloves along with tomato.
  • Prepare the green chutney by grinding all the ingredients given under “ Green chutney” to a fine thick paste.
  • Grate the onions,carrots,beetroot and chop coriander leaves.Mix well and set aside.Cut the lemon and keep it ready.
  • Take 2 thatta vadai/Nippat for making one set.Apply red chutney on one side of thattai and green chutney to one side of other thattai.
  • Keep little filling in between like a sandwich.Sprinkle lemon juice and close the sandwich.
  • Serve immediately. I enjoyed it with coffee :)
Enjoy !

RECIPE



40 comments :

  1. Mouthwatering pics... This is completely new to me i.e the idea of a sandwich with thattai.

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  2. Looks awesome...delicious....

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  3. That's very new to me, looks so yummy.
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  4. Thanks for the quick comments ladies :)

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  5. Actually I have never tasted this before,heard for the fist time through you,sounds so yumm and looks very tempting too!

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  6. that looks so tempting..very creative

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  7. even this is new to me.never tasted or heard this before.looks very crispy and yum.best teatime snack.

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  8. Perfect evening snacky...nice clicks

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  9. this makes me highly nostalgic ... I used to have this before marriage atleast once in a week but now its become almost forgotten .. now u have reminded me this and given the recipe too .. what more i can get .. urs looks so perfect ...

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  10. OMG! chitra , you always make me crave:) Sandwich with thattai is a cute idea and I absolutely love this.

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  11. Sounds really interesting.. looks yummy and delicious.. beautiful presentation :)

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  12. I think now one can resiste those dabba snacks and these are just delicous looking.

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  13. looks sooo delicious n inviting ...beautiful presentation too

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  14. we make similar kind but I dont keep another one like sandwich ,we eat it as it is with the topping..lloooks really yummm

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  15. Makes me feel nostalgic. Absolutely yumm. I think it very South Indian thing isn't it.

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  16. That's very innovative of you..... Very yum stuff & a surprise too.... :P

    Ash...
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  17. I have never tasted your recipe before. I love its presentation, a great and very good looking proposal.
    Wishing you a great week ♥

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  18. Loved the first snapshot; very tempting!

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  19. sandwich looks cute and colourful dear...

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  20. Thanks a lot friends.. Ur comments made me feel proud..Do try this & let me know to make me more happy :)

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  21. Oh my!!!! Chitra the filling, the chutneys all are so delicious. I have never tried this...even eating before now I shall get to make some thattais just to have them sandwiched.

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  22. wow...thats a gorgeous click da...! interesting recipe..!

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  23. chitra - looks so good! I am drooling here...

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  24. Yup!, I have eaten this in Bangalore!, near vishweshpuram circle, God!, the road is full of these kinds of stuff!, I had completely forgotten about this!, I should try this out sometime, I used to break this nipattus into pieces and use it in making Bhelpuris!, Lovely click chitra!!, thankx for sharing!

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  25. This is a very new dish to me...looks so tempting! A very interesting recipe!

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  26. the name itself is really interesting very yummy sandwich..

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  27. My fav snack too. I used to have in my hometown Salem, before marriage.Now I shall try your version also....Thanks for this wondeful recipe.

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  28. This is new to me but, looks absolutely mouthwatering..

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  29. Even though thattai is a part of our traditional food, I have never come across this way of eating it. Looks most interesting.

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  30. very innovative and colourful!

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  31. Awesome click....Loved the idea of sandwich....
    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  32. sooooooooooo yummy food... i used to have tis often.. all time favourite snackie.... tis is a special thing where u get in every streets of SALEM, TAMILNADU where i live...

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  33. @ Indira , Me too from salem only :)

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  34. @Chitra.. I have started a fan page for "Thattuvadai Set" in Facebook. I am using your image in the cover page of the community. Please let me know if you have any concerns.

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