Saturday, April 8, 2017

Baale Dindu(Banana Stem) Rotti Type - 2

1.5 cups Boiled Rice
3/4 cup White Rice
2.5 - 3 cups chopped Banana Stem
1.5 - 2 cups Rice flour
1.5 cups grated Coconut
4 - 5 Green Chillies
8 - 10 strands of Curry leaves
1/2 inch sized Ginger
2 large Onions
1 large Carrot
Salt to taste
Ghee / Oil
Banana Leaves / Aluminium Foil / Wax Paper

Soak white rice and boiled rice together in water for about 5-6 hrs.
Put little amount of buttermilk, water in a vessel and keep it aside. Make thin round pieces of banana stem by removing its fiber contents as shown in the picture below. Put this in a vessel containing buttermilk water for about 5 mins.

Put chopped banana stems, green chillies, grated coconut, curry leaves, ginger in a mixer and crush them together as shown in the picture below.

Grind soaked rice along with crushed ingredients into smooth thick dough as shown in the picture below.

Chop the onions, coriander leaves into small pieces and grate the carrot as shown in the picture below.

Add rice flour, chopped onion, grated carrot and mix them well.

Take one banana leaf/ aluminium foil (For aluminium foil: put 1 tsp of oil and spread it over the foil). Take handful of dough and spread it over the banana leaf evenly as shown in the picture below.

Heat the Tava(Iron Tava preferred) put the rotti upside down as shown in the picture below. Cook it for a minute by covering the lid.

Remove the banana leaf and spread 1-2 tsp ghee/oil over the rotti and cook other side of the rotti for about 1-2 min in medium/low flame.
Serve hot along with any curry. The above mentioned ingredients will serve around 15 Rottis.