Sri Lanka’s bites are very addictive, and a finger licking snacks. Β These snacks are widely available in Sri Lanka even in small road side shops. WeΒ used to buy these chilli bites packets for 50 cents when we were kids. Once you have started to munch one piece of this bites you cant stop yourself eating them all.

 


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 Chilli Bites
Chilli Bites
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Nostalogic sri lankan snack
 Chilli Bites
Chilli Bites
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Nostalogic sri lankan snack
Ingredients
To make chilli dough
For Coating
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Add the yeast and warm water in a cup and let in sit for 10 minutes.
  2. In another cup mix water and orange food coloring and mix well. set aside. This step is optional if you do not want to add any food colours.
  3. Take a medium size bowl and add sifted flour and salt. Mix to combine.
  4. Add the yeast mixture and food coloured water or just enough water to make a pliable dough.
  5. Cover the dough with the plastic wrap and place it in a warm place to rise for 2 hours or until double in the size.
  6. Once the dough has risen, remove the plastic wrap and punch the dough down to release the air and roll it out on a floured surface.
  7. Using a round cookie cutter/ bottle top cut out circles. Using another small round cookie than the previous one cut into circles so you will get a ring shape. Do the same with the remaining dough.
  8. Heat the oil in a large wok.
  9. To check the temperature of the oil, Dip a wooden screwer into the oil. If the oil starts steadily bubbling, the oil is hot enough to deep fry the dough.
  10. Drop the dough pieces in batches and deep fry 2-3 minutes or until golden brown and crispy,
  11. Drain on a paper towel. Let it cool.
  12. In a separate bowl add chilli powder and salt.
  13. Evenly coat the fried dough pieces in the chilli mixture.
  14. Store in an air tight container.
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