Spicy Rice Wrapped in Colocasia

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Total Time:
1 hour
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Spicy Rice Wrapped in Colocasia

  • Mix gram flour and tamarind extract with 1/2 cup water.
  • Add chilli powder, salt, sugar, cumin, carom seeds, turmeric. Blend with a spoon till smooth, and no lumps remain, keep aside.
  • Heat oil in large heavy pan, add seeds, allow to splutter.
  • Add curry leaves, asafoetida, chillies, garlic, ginger, and mix.
  • Add rice, coriander and stir. Take off fire, keep aside to cool.
  • Snip off stems right from base of each leaf.
  • Trim thick veins, by slicing horizontally.
  • Roll each leaf gently with a rolling pin, to flatten all veins.
  • Place 2 leaves one on top of another with the smaller one on top.
  • Place top side facing down.
  • Brush a thin layer of batter on the bottom.
  • Sprinkle a layer of rice over batter.
  • Roll tightly from base to tip, folding in sides to form a closed cylinder.
  • Keep aside, repeat for all leaves, rice and batter.
  • Dip each roll in batter or coat with finger.
  • When all rolls are ready, steam.
  • Cook for 20-25 mins, remove and cool.
  • Cut each roll into halves horizontally.
  • Arrange in serving dish.
  • Heat oil for seasoning, add all seeds, allow to splutter.
  • Add 20 ml water, and pour tempering over rolls evenly.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve with sauce or chutney.