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Today I have for you all a classic dish from Udupi, Mangalore, Coastal Karnataka – “Uddina Hittu Gojju / Udnittu “. Uddina hittu is basically type of raita made from urad dal flour . As guessed right, this is a traditional age-old recipe passed from one generation to another by our ancestors. I tell you… though it’s very very simple dish with just a few ingredients ..its an absolute finger-licking lip-smacking curry. Creamy, spicy, tangy and full of flavours…
The key requirement to make this dish tasty is sour buttermilk, ginger and a strong tempering of hing in coconut oil and sun-dried curd chillies ( Sandige Menasu ). Don’t skip them.-
We usually stock urad dal powder in the pantry . Once it’s available, making uddina hittu gojju is hardly a job, an easy side dish is ready in 5 minutes. It’s always mine and family’s favourite.
We usually don’t roast urad dal and powder as the flavour changes nor like mixing urad dal batter. Few people do it that way , but for best-tasting uddina hittu gojju , always keep it under Sun for few hours or a day till it’s crisp and then powder fine. Store in an airtight container and use as and when required.
This dish is also one of the best way to clear tangy butter milk . Do try and i am sure you will love it .. and end up overeating . Remember not to skip coconut oil .. which makes it tastier!!