150 g flour
150g corn flour
50g butter
1/2 tsp baking powder
A pinch of salt
Luke warm water
1 tbsp black sesame seeds
Oil for frying
For syrup
1/2 tsp cardomom powder / vanilla essence
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
Sieve flour, salt  & baking powder.
Boil water with butter.
Add this to the flour to get a stiff dough.
Close the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside.
Take an orange sized dough ball & roll out into thin disc.
Using a sharp knife, cut into 1 inch strips & then to diamond shapes.
Repeat the process with theremaing dough.
Deep fry diamond cuts till it turns golden brown.
Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen paper.
Prepare the syrup & toss the diamond cuts in it.
Ur " Pottiyappam" is ready for X'mas.
Store them in an airtight container.