Alu Wadi - Tea Time Snack

A snack with Colacasia leaves or Taro leaves

Alu Wadi - Tea Time Snack

A snack with Colacasia leaves or Taro leaves

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 14 Nov 2013

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15 Minutes
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Ingredients

  • Taro leaves / Colocasia leaves (Chempin leaves) - 4 nos
    To make batter:-
    1 cup Besan/Gram flour
    ¼ tsp Sugar
    Lime juice from ½ lemon
    1 tsp Chilli powder
    ½ tsp Coriander powder
    ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
    Salt to taste
    Water for making batter
    For seasoning:-
    2 tsp Oil
    1½ tsp Mustard
    ½ tsp Sesame seed
    ¼ tsp Asafoetida
    Grated coconut and chopped coriander leaves for garnishing

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Alu Wadi - Tea Time Snack Recipe

Step 1

In a bowl mix well all the ingredients to make a batter.

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Step 2 Alu Wadi - Tea Time Snack Recipe

Step 2

To make rolls, remove the stick stems and nerves from the colocasia leaves / taro leaves. You can find lot of small nerves and sub nerves in the back side of this leaves. Wash the leaves well. Wipe them with kitchen towel and keep aside. You can start this process early and do a couple of leaves a time, when ever you find time.

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Step 3 Alu Wadi - Tea Time Snack Recipe

Step 3

Spread a plastic sheet or a utensil top on kitchen platform. Place a leaf face down (deveined portion up).

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Step 4 Alu Wadi - Tea Time Snack Recipe

Step 4

Apply a thin layer of prepared batter on the back side of the colocasia leaf. Place another leaf over it and apply batter. Repeat the same with 3rd and 4th leaves.

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Step 5 Alu Wadi - Tea Time Snack Recipe

Step 5

Fold sides and roll to form a cylindrical roll.

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Step 6 Alu Wadi - Tea Time Snack Recipe

Step 6

Steam this roll for 30 minutes.

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Step 7 Alu Wadi - Tea Time Snack Recipe

Step 7

:- The colour of the leaves will slightly change. Check the roll by piercing with a pointed knife in the roll. The gram flour batter should not stick to the knife.

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Step 8 Alu Wadi - Tea Time Snack Recipe

Step 8

Take out the roll from the steamer. Let it cool for 10 minutes and cut into equal size pieces.

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