Kodu Bale # 2

Kodubale is another savoury dish which was made with my mom. She had another type and method to make this dish. I have already posted my version of this dish. The link for the same is Kodu Bale

I am now posting her version of making this savoury dish. Really i wouldnt want to compare both the different types but... i leave it to you all.

  • 1 cup Rice flour / Akki hittu
  • 1/2 cup Sojji rava / Chirotti rave
  • 2 tbsp Maida / Allpurposeflour 
  • 1/4 cup Hot oil / Bisi Yenne or Butter - 1/4 cup
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder / Mensinapudi
  • 1 tsp Crushed curry leaves / Karibevu
  • A pinch of Asafoetida / Hingu
  • 2 tsp White Sesame seeds / Yellu
  • Salt to taste
  • Take a large bowl add Rice flour and chirotti rave
  • Add curry lvs, chilli power, sesame seeds salt, Asafoetida and hot oil
  • Mix and leave for 5 mins then sieve the dough well using a bit of water (should be thick dough)
  • Divide the small sized balls and gently roll them in the cutting board should be even size
  • Roll them atleast 3inch stright and slowly turn around & join the other side.
  • Rest the dough balls make the same way
  • Put in 4 to 5 Kodubale at a time in a hot oil & deep fry on medium flame till golden brown
  • Remove and drained in the paper towel and cool it and store it in an airtightbox
Recipe Source : My Mom

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This sweet dish is made during festivals in karnataka and my mom, who is here with me now, made it and i helped her. In the process i also learned how to make it. I would say it is a bit difficult to make. Since this is a festive season till Diwali I thought to share this all with. We love this sweet in our family.

Sajjapa Purna

Ingredients for Purna
  • Rava (Upma Rava) / Rave - 100 grms
  • Coconut / Thenga - 1 cup, grated
  • Dry Coconut / Kobri - 1 cup
  • Jaggery / Vellu - 5 cup
  • Cardamom powder / Elaki pudi - 1 tsp
  • Poppy seeds / Gasagase - 1/2 tsp

Method for Purna which is the filling for the Sweet Dish

  • Take a large and thick pan.
  • Add 1/4 cup of water
  • Add Jaggery and let it boil well till it get sticky
  • Then add coconut and kobri (dry coconut)
  • Mix well upto 5 to 10 mix, constantly stiring
  • Add rava ( do not fry the rava) , elaki powder and khuskhus (gasagase / poppy seeds) and stir constantly on low flame for 5 mins. Switch off and cool.
  • This can be stored in a box and refrigerated for future use too.
  • Maida - 1/2 cup
  • Chiroti Rava / Sojji Rava - 1 cup
  • Oil - 2 tbspn
Method for the Sweet Dish

  • In a bowl add Maida and rave sieve well. Add oil then add a little bit of water and make it into a dough. knead for 3-4 mins.  Cover & keep it aside for couple of hours or an hour.
  • Make small size balls out of the dough
  • Grease the hands with oil and press the small dough balls to make it flat (same size as we make for puri's )
  • Add medium size purna / sweet filling (which was prepared earlier) in the middle of the flat pressed dough
  • Cover / Fold the edges so that the purna / filling is fully covered. Flat them it should be round shape
  • Deep fry it in the oil till golden brown (on medium flame) 

Recipe Source : My Mom

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