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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Halasina Hannu Kadubu(Kottige)

Ingredients:
3.5 cups White Rice
7 -8 cups chopped/crushed Jackfruit
1 tsp Butter (Optional)
Jaggary (Optional)
Salt to taste
Banana leaves

Recipe:


Apply little oil on your hands and cut the whole jackfruit into two halves. Take each piece and cut it into two halves.Take one half and cut it into medium sized long pieces as shown in the picture below.

Remove the inner part of the jackfruit as shown in the picture below.

Separate the jackfruits as shown in the picture below.

Remove the seeds and other unwanted things from each jackfruit as shown in the picture below.

Crush the jackfruits in a mixer as shown in the picture below.

Soak rice in water for about 3-4 hrs. Grind soaked rice coarsely by adding little amount of water and keep it aside. Add salt, jaggary(if required) and grind them together for about 1 min. Add butter and mix well.

Take each banana leaf and place it over the flame for few seconds. Wipe it properly using one cotton cloth and keep it aside.
Put chopped jackfruit, rice batter in a vessel and mix well.

Take little amount of this batter and spread it over the banana leaf as shown in the picture below.

Fold the banana leaf as shown in the picture below.


Fold both the sides of banana leaf and place it in a cooker conatainer / traditional steamer upside down as shown in the picture below.

Steam cook for about 15-20 mins in high flame and another 15-20 mins in medium flame. (For pressure cooker: Don't put the weight, place one steel glass over the weight stand).

Serve them hot along with ghee and any kind of sambar or chutney. The above mentioned ingredients will serve around 17 Halasina Hannina Kadubus.