Nagarpanchami Spread ... Cheppi Kheeri. Patholi, Mooga Pathrado, Rulava Khotto .
Cheppi Kheeri ( Unsweetened kheer using turmeric leaves )
Wash n soak raw rice for about 1 hour n cook till the rice is soft or u can cook directly without soaking . Add washed torn turmeric leaves n cook for about 10 mts ,Then add the coconut milk n boil for just a minute .
Patholi- Steamed Sweet Dumplings in Turmeric Leaves .
To grind the outer covering
Grated coconut- 1/4 th cup
- Finely grated fresh coconut - 3/4 cup
- Grated Jaggery-1/2 cup
- Cardamom powder -1/2 tsp
Wash the Turmeric leaves , pat it dry n remove the tips of the leaves .
Soak Raw rice in water for about 1 hour .
Grind soaked raw rice along with coconut to a very smooth batter adding very little water .
In a kadai ,melt the grated jaggery, then add the grated coconut .Switch off , add cardamom powder n mix everything well .
Take a Turmeric leaf , spread a spoonfull of thin layer of the ground paste , then place a tsp of the filling length wise n fold it . Follow the same procedure for rest of the leaves .
Assemble them in a steamer n steam for about 15 to 20 mts.
Mooga Pathrado ( Whole Green Gram Pathrado )
Soak whole Green Gram Overnight .
Grind grated coconut, roasted dry red chillies,hing n tamarind to a fine paste ... then add soaked whole Green Gram n grind to a medium paste ( neither coarse nor fine ) without adding water . Can sprinkle water if required ! take the batter and add salt !
Remove fibre from the leaves n wash thoroughly .
Place a huge leaf on the wooden board with back surface up and stalk end towards you . Smear ground masala all over ,place smaller leaf over it and repeat the procedure for 4 to 5 leaves ,and fold and roll them ,smear the fold with paste ,The shape of a cylinder .. n steam it for 20 mts .
cool n cut into slices of desired thickness .
Rulava Khotto ( upma Rawa /Semolina khotto )
Soak Urid dhal for 3 hrs n grind to a fine paste ..remove it n add salt .. ferment overnight
Next day morning tie upma rawa in a piece of cloth n steam it for 1 vapour .. allow it to cool
once cooled add this to the fermented ground batter n mix with hands , so that no lumps is formed .n set aside for 15 mts n add water for right consistency as semolina swells n the batter becomes thick .
add the batter into the weaved jackfruit baskets till 3/4 th . Steam it for 15 to 20 minutes .