Pakkavada(Pokkuvada) – Ribbon Pakkoda


Pakkavada(Pokkuvada) - Ribbon Pakkoda

Pakkavad, also called as Ribbon Pakoda is a popular tea time snack in India and is very easy to prepare. This is a very common snack item prepared during some festive occasions.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 3 cups Roasted gram flour
  • 1 cup Roasted rice flour
  • 2 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida powder Kayam
  • Salt As reqd
  • 1/2 tbsp Ghee
  • Oil for frying


  • Mix the flour with chilly powder, asafoetida powder and salt.
  • Add the ghee and mix well.
  • Knead the above to a smooth dough using hot water.
  • Press it through the ribbon mould of a seva press into hot oil and fry it till golden brown.
  • Drain off the excess oil on a kitchen towel.
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Response (8)
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    sreeja sanjai June 12, 2008

    hi,i tried this came out well.thank you.

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    Chitra Binu December 9, 2011

    Its very nice recipe and easy to prepare. thanks.

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    Chitra Anilkumar January 28, 2011


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    sarah March 17, 2008

    its my first time to make pakkavad, cme our very well. thanks for the recipe.

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