Aluvadi (Patra)

February 14th, 2008 Author: Vaibhavi


Arbi leaves (Alu leaves) 10
Besan 2 cups
Rice flour 1/2 cup
Dhania powder 1 tsp
Jeera powder 1 tsp
Red chilly powder 2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
White sesame 1 tbsp
Tamarind pulp 1 tbsp
Jaggery 1/2 cup


How to make Aluvadi:

Mix the jaggery and tamarind pulp.

Wash the leaves.

Mix all the ingredients except oil in jaggery and tamarind pulp.

Add enough water to make a paste which can be spread easily.

Place one leaf face down on the table.

Spread besan mixture over a leaf in a thin layer.

Place another leaf (but opposite direction) over this leaf.

Repeat the same procedure for 5 leaves.

Tuck in the edges along the length and roll like a scroll.

Repeat same procedure for the rest 5 leaves.

Steam both rolls for 15 minutes in a cooker without pressure.

Allow to cool completely.

Cut into slices and deep fry.

Aluvadi is ready.



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