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Muttakos/ Vettu Cake Recipe



  • Maida/ Flour-1 1/2 cups
  • Sugar-1/2 cup
  • Curd-2 tbs
  • Butter-2 tbs
  • Baking Soda-1/4 tsp
  • Cardamom Powder-1/2 tsp
  • Milk-2-3 tbs
  • Water-1-2 tsp
  • Oil-to deep fry



  • In a bowl mix together flour, sugar, baking soda and cardamom powder.
  • In another bowl mix together milk, butter and curd.
  • Add the curd milk mixture to the flour and mix.
  • Add teaspoons of water until the dough comes together.
  • Cover and set aside for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • When you drop a tiny ball of the dough, it should come to the top slowly, at this point it is good to add the cakes.
  • Immerse your hand in water and pinch a small ball out of the dough.
  • Slide it inside the oil carefully.
  • Repeat with four or five cakes depending upon the size of the pan.
  • Reduce flame to low and keep on stirring the cakes.
  • They will gradually turn brown and will start having cracks.
  • Once they are nicely browned, remove from oil and allow them to cool completely.
  • Enjoy with a cup of coffee..