Pumpkin Thawseli

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Total Time:
6.75 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - raw rice
  • 1 cup ( 100 g ) - grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup - water ( for grinding )
  • 150 g - grated pumpkin ( bright yellow or light red colour )
  • 3/4 cup to 1 cup - melted jaggery ( or to taste )
  • 2 pinches cardamom powder
  • 2 bay leaves ( tej patta )

How to Make Pumpkin Thawseli

  • Wash and soak raw rice for 5 - 6 hours.
  • In a mixer, make a fine paste of raw rice with grated coconut. Do not add more water during grinding.
  • Transfer this batter to another container and mix with grated pumpkin and jaggery. Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • In a steel thali or bowl, grease 1/2 tsp oil and place one bay leaf. Pour batter and place another bay leaf over the batter.
  • Steam this batter in a steamer or pressure cooker ( without weight ) for half an hour or till done ( reduce heat to medium after 1st whistle and steam for 25 minutes ).
  • Open the cooker and allow to cool for some time. Cut into desired shape and size.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World