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Pavithra M Adiga
Karnataka special sweet served with badam milk and powdered sugar
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine karnataka


  • Maida or All purpose flour - 1 ½ cup
  • Chiroti rava or fine rava - ½ cup
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp + 2 tbsp
  • Rice flour - 1 tbsp + 2 tbsp
  • Water as required
  • Salt - ½ tsp
  • Oil for frying
  • Water as required


  • Take a bowl, add 1 tbsp ghee, start whipping with your fingers until it becomes creamy. Next add 1 tbsp rice flour, whip again with fingers to form uniform mixture. Sattee is ready.
  • Now add maida, chiroti rava, salt. Mix well with your finger tips to form crumbs. Add water little at a time and prepare stiff dough.
  • Rest this dough for 15 minutes. In the mean time prepare ghee – rice flour paste. Add 2 tbsp ghee into a bowl, mix well using a spoon. Now add 2 tbsp rice flour, mix well until it becomes creamy. Keep this aside for further use.
  • Now make equal parts of the dough and prepare thin big rotis. Take one big roti at a time, spread little ghee - flour paste on the surface. Now place one more roti on the first and apply ghee- flour mixture. Same way make alternate layers of roti and ghee-flour paste.
  • Make a tight roll of the roti. Cut them vertically into small bits. Now press this small dough so that you see concentric circles and roll into medium sized poories.
  • Heat oil on medium heat, deep fry these chiroties. Pouring hot oil on top of these while frying. Fry on the other side until they turn slightly golden. Store in air tight container and stays good for two days.


Making sattee or ghee - rice flour paste is a crucial step.
It is important step to pour hot oil on top of chiroti. This ensures in even cooking the chiroti.
Keyword Coastal karnataka, deep fried, Dessert, Indian Sweets