Tuesday, 29 September 2015

PATHOLI

One more post from Prathima Bhat Acharya. Patholi is prepared mainly at the time of festivals, in GSB households. The main two festivals are Naga Panchami and Ganesh Chathrti. Here the patholi recipe goes like this.....
YUMMY PATHOLIS!

WHAT YOU NEED:

Turmeric leaves - about 15 

Rice -1 cup

Phova - 3/4 cup

Grated coconut -1/4 cup

Jaggery - a small piece

Salt - to taste

FOR CHURNA:

Coconut gratings - of 1 coconut (3/4 cup)

Jaggery - 1/2 cup (8-10 cubes)

Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
TURMERIC LEAVES PATHOLI

SERVE PATHOLIS WITH FRESH GHEE!


HOW TO MAKE:

Wash rice and soak for 1hour.  Drain.

Now grind rice,coconut, washed phova, a small piece of jaggery and little salt along with a little water to a fine paste.

The paste should be thick.

Now heat a half cup of water along with jaggery.

When jaggery melts completely strain through a strainer.

Transfer the liquid back in the cleaned vessel and heat it again till it gets sticky. 

Add coconut gratings, stir till all the liquid evaporates.

Finally add cardamom powder. Mix well.

Now wash turmeric leaves very well, cut both the ends.

Spread on the kitchen slab.

Put a spoon of rice paste on the leaves and spread the paste evenly. Take a spoon of churna and put in a center of the leaves, lengthwise. 

Fold the leaves.

Heat a steamer / cooker/ pedavan with enough water in it.

When it boils places folded filled turmeric leaves Patholi in the steamer.

Steam the patholi for 15 minutes.

Serve Patholis with fresh ghee.


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