Dried dilis is made crispy by deep frying toasted dilis coated with cornstarch. Crispy dilis is tastier compared to dried dilis and is eaten directly from the pack. Crispy dilis makes a good snack, pulutan or viand and you can also make money by selling crispy dilis to your friends and neighbors.

crispy dilis

Crispy Dilis

Materials:

Dried dilis
Egg yolk
Cornstarch
Cooking oil
Spices (black pepper, siling labuyo, salt, vetsin) to taste

Equipment:

Toaster
Frying pan

Procedure:

1. Toast dried “dilis” and set aside to cool.
2. Coat cooled “dilis” first with the mixture of salt, beaten egg yolk, vetsin and spices; and then with cornstarch
3. Deep fry the coated “dilis” for a few seconds.
4. Cool and pack in polyethylene bags.

Source: Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST)