Friday, 22 September 2017

Cabbage Pathrode

Pathrode is a Mangalorean delicacy made with colocasia leaves. Colocasia leaves are found in abundance in the Udupi region. This version of pathrode ogarne is made using cabbage. Finely shredded cabbage is mixed with pathrode batter, steamed and seasoned with coconut and jaggery. This is a delicious, healthy snack and easy to make if you have the batter ready. The ingredients used in the batter is very similar to the uppu huli dosa batter. The batter has to be slightly coarse and consistency should be like idli batter.

Ingredients :

to soak :

1 cup raw rice (uncooked)
1 cup (par)boiled rice (uncooked)
1/2 cup moong dal (green gram dal)
1/4 urad dal (black gram dal)
2 tablespoons dhania (coriander seeds)
1 tsp jeera (cumin seeds)
1 tsp methi (fenugreek seeds)
4 to 5 red chillies
lemon sized tamarind

other ingredients :

½ coconut (grated)
1 tablespoon jaggery
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
Salt to taste

for seasoning :

1 teaspoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/ cup grated coconut
2 tablespoons grated jaggery
a few curry leaves

Method :

1. Soak the ingredients mentioned under "to soak" overnight or for a minimum 3 hours.

2. Add this with "other ingredients" and grind to a coarse paste. The consistency should be like idli batter.

3. Mix in the finely chopped cabbage.

4.  Take a steamer, grease it with a teaspoon of oil and pour the batter in this vessel.

5. Steam this for 15 minutes. After steaming, let the pathrode cool down. Crumble the mixture with your hands and keep aside. 

6. Heat oil in  a pan, add mustard seeds and when they start spluttering add curry leaves,pathrode crumble, jaggery, coconut and mix well. Cabbage pathrode ogarne is ready to serve.