Sago Fritters

Sago Fritter is also known as Saggu Biyyam Punugulu. This can be served as good starters/ evening snacks for guests, kids and family.This fritters can be prepared as simple as using leftover idli or dosa batter which are available at home. My Amma makes it often during holidays. The crunchy texture of the fritter makes you to crave for more. 

Batter Resting Time: 1 hour
Preparation & Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 20 Fritters

Leftover Idly/Dosa batter -1 cup(sour)
Sago/saggu biyyam-1/2 cup(soak in water for 1 hour)
Rice flour - 2 tbsp
Onion - 1 medium chopped
Green chilli - 2 finely chopped
Cumin seeds -1/4 tsp
Cilantro - 1 spring chopped
Ginger- 1/2  tsp chopped
Salt -1 tsp
Fruit salt or baking soda -1/4 tsp
Oil for deep frying
1.    In a bowl mix onion,green chilli,cilantro,ginger, soaked sago, cumin seed, salt and fruit salt.
2.    Pour in idly batter to it and add rice flour(adding rice flour gives good binding ).
3.    Mix altogether to get a good binding for making fritters.
4.    The batter consistency should be thick as to drop in the oil for frying fritters.
5.    Heat sufficient amount of oil to deep fry fritters.
6.    Once reaches the required tempature, drop the batter of desired shapes in the oil.
7.    Keep frying fritters for about 5-7 minutes until it turns golden brown.
8.    Serve this yummy crunchy Saggu Biyyam / sago Fritters with coconut chutney.

Serve this fritters as accomplishment with Biryani,Rice,chappati etc….
Instead of soaking sago in water separately  can be soaked directly on the  batter for about 1 hour.

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