Saturday, September 21, 2019

Ghassi Pathrado / Steamed Masala colocasia Leaves with Coconut Based Gravy )

Ghassi Pathrado / Steamed Masala colocasia Leaves with Coconut Based Gravy ) 
  • Raw Rice- 1 cup
  • Thur dhal-1/2 fist 
  • Grated Coconut -2 Cup's 
  • Hing/Asafoetida-Green pea size
  • Tamarind -Marble size 
  • Roasted dry red chilly -10 /12  
  • Salt to taste 
  • Pathrade paan /colocasia leaves -14 /18 tender ones ..

Soak rice n thur dhal for 2 hours . 

Grind grated coconut, roasted dry chillies,hing n tamarind to a fine paste ... then add soaked rice n thur dhal n grind to a coarse paste (  without adding water . Can sprinkle water if required .Remove the batter and add salt n mix well .

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 . 

Ghassi /Coconut Gravy for Pathrado

  • Grated coconut-1 cup
  • Roasted dry red chilly -4
  • Fenugreek seeds/Methi seeds  ( roast in little oil )-1/4 th tsp
  • Urid dhal ( roast in little oil )-1 tsp
  • Tamarind-Tamarind seed size 
  • Salt to taste 


  • Coconut oil-1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves -1 sprig 

Grind grated coconut, chillies, tamarind  to a fine paste n just before removing the paste add roasted fenugreek n urid dhal n grind for few mts .. remove the batter ,add salt n enough water to make it like a gravy , n boil well n then give the seasoning .

Place the sliced pathrade on a plate n pour this gravy over it , let it soak for sometime n relish it .

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