In a bowl add all the ingredients mentioned and mix well without adding water at first.
Then sprinkle very little water and mix well giving pressure with your hands. Donot add too much of water.
Heat oil in pan and add 1 ladle of the oil to the dough. This is to make the thattai crispy.
Make it to a thick dough.
Apply oil in your hands and on a plastic paper.
Make a small lemon sized balls and place it on the paper.
Gently press it with your hands to make it a flat patties.
With the fork prick the patties here and there to make it a flat crispy thattai. Else the thattai will pluff up like a poori.(Thank you amma for this most important step).
Heat oil in a pan. Slowly turn the plastic paper on your hands and gently drop the thattai in the oil.
Remove it from the oil once it turns golden brown and the sizzling sound stops.
Store it in an air tight container.