Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Alu Vadi /Patra

Alu Vadi/Patra
Taro /Colocasia Leaves -6 

To make sticky paste 

  • Besan /Chickpea flour -3/4 th cup
  •  Rice flour-1 tbsp
  •  Tamarind pulp -  2 tblsp 
  • Grated jaggery-2 tbsp
  •  Turmeric powder- 1/4 th tsp
  •   Red chili powder- 2 tsp
  • Hing/Asafoetida- 2 pinch 
  •  Coriander powder-1 tsp
  • Cumin powder-1 tsp 
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required .


  • Grated fresh coconut- 4 tsp 
  • Roasted White sesame seeds- 2 tsp 
  • Chopped coriander leaves- 2 tsp 

 since 6 leaves,  so use 3 leaves for each roll.

Remove fibre from the leaves n wash thoroughly .

Pat the leaves dry .

In a bowl add besan, rice flour, grated jaggery, hing, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, tamarind pulp n salt . Mix well , then add little water to make a sticky paste ..dont make it as a dough nor too watery ... should be medium consistency . 

Place a huge leaf on the wooden board with back surface up and stalk end towards you. Smear the paste all over the leaf n place smaller leaf over it n apply the paste again . now fold n roll them , smear the fold with paste n shape them as cylinder tightly ... n steam for about 20 mts.

Allow the steamed rolls to cool completely ... n then make 1 n 1/2 inch thick slices n either deep fry or shallow fry it . remove on a tissue paper.

Arrange the fried vadis on a plate n sprinkle grated coconut, coriander leaves n white sesame seeds .. 

Serve hot ! 

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