EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI

EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI

This is my first post and i'm super excited !!!

Today i bring to you Eeradde/Gensale/Kayikadubu.It is famous in karnataka espically in south Karnataka.It is also known as patholi in konkani . This is basically rice rolls stuffed with fresh coconut and jaggery mixture and steamed in turmeric leaf /banana leaf. In case you dont get turmeric leaf, you can use bannana leaf , but it  tastes heavenly when cooked with turmeric leaves.Turmeric leaves are very aromatic and this aroma is transferred to the sweet dish.When steaming these delicacies, the whole house smells divine and  i am sure,you have to keep aside a few for your neighbours.

We cook eeradde in turmeric leaf on Nagarapanchami and offer it as naivedhyam to snake god. Nagarapanchami is a festival of snakes celebrated on the 5th day of shravan month,one of the auspicious month for hindus.And now time to search your pen !

This is my first post and i'm super excited !!! Today i bring to you Eeradde/Gensale/Kayikadubu.It is famous in karnataka espically in south Karnataka.It is also known as patholi in konkani . This is basically rice rolls stuffed with fresh coconut and jaggery mixture and steamed in turmeric leaf /ba...

EERADDE

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Ingredients

For covering
Rice
2 Cups
Coconut
1/4 cup
Salt
1/4 tsp
For stuffing
Grated Fresh Coconut
2 Cups
Jaggery (according to taste)
3/4Cup
Cardamom Powder
½ tsp
Others:
Few Turmeric leaves /Banana Leaves

Steps

  1. Soak rice in water for 2-3 hours and then grind to smooth batter with coconut & salt ; without adding too much of water.The batter consistency should be thick(thicker than milkshake).
    EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI
  2. Heat  a pan ,add jaggery and 1/2 cup of water and let it dissolve completely.Now add grated coconut  and mix it well.Cook till it becomes dry and all the moisture evaporates .Add cardamom powder.
    EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI
  3. Clean all the leaves,wipe them with kitchen towel and now its ready for stuffing. 
    EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI
  4. Now take some water in the idli steamer and keep for boil.
  5. Meanwhile arrange all the leaves in a row and start spreading the batter.Spread a table spoon of batter on each leaves as shown in the picture.Try to spread the batter evenly for the better results.
    EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI
  6. Now take some stuffing and nicely spread it in a single line.The stuffing should be in the center.If you want more sweet then you can add little more stuffing.Fold it as shown in the pic
    EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI
    EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI
  7. Proceed the same with all the leaves.Once done its ready for steaming. you can either fold vertically or horizontally .
  8. Place them in a steamer / idli stand and steam cook them for 15 minutes on high flame and another 5-10 minutes in medium flame.When the turmeric /banana leaves fades in color, its an indication that eeradde is almost done .
    EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI
  9.  Let them cool down a bit,peel off the leaf before you serve. Serve them with dash of Ghee and honey (optional). 
    EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI
  10.  There is another version of this dish – eeradde made without leaves which i will post sometime.
  11.  You can do savory version of this too.Click here to see that recipe.

NOTE :

  1. 1 In case ,batter turned little watery you can add rice flour /maida .
  2. Short cut method to prepare outer covering : just prepare a batter from rice flour or maida.
  3. Short cut method to prepare filling is just add grated jaggery and mix it well with the coconut and your filling is ready.But i always prefer 1st method.
  4. Always arrange the eeradde in such a way that the steam passes through each and every eeradde while cooking.
  5. If using banana leaf, fold as shown below
    EERADDE / GENASALE / KAYI KADUBU / PATHOLI

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Love ~Smitha

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