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Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 62g / 2.2ozWhole wheat flour
1 tablespoon 15mlSemolina
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSoda bicarb
2 tablespoons 30mlOil
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozCoriander chopped
1 cup 237mlBottlegourd grated
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlRed dhilli powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin seeds
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlTurmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGinger grated
1 tablespoon 15mlCurds
  Salt to taste

Recipe Instructions

Squeeze out the excess water from grated gourd.

In a large plate, sieve the flour with the soda.

Add semolina, make a well in the centre.

Add all other ingredients in the well.

Knead into a soft dough.

Use greased palms and shape into 6" long, 1" wide rolls.

Arrange in a colander to boil over steam.

Or use a double walled steamer.

Cover lid tightly and steam for 1/2 hour.

Cut into 1" pieces.

Serve piping hot with kadhi or fresh curds.


You may substitute coriander with methi leaves or spinach.

You may substitute bottlegourd with pumpkin or cucumber.


If you want to convert it to a dry snack, cool the pieces.

Heat some oil in a kadai, add pieces.

Sprinkle chilli powder, salt, garam masala, lemon juice as per taste.

Garnish with chopped coriander and sesame seeds.

Serve with toothpicks along with tea or coffee.

Making time: 45 minutes

Makes: 3 servings

The Yogi Cookbook, by Yogi Vithaldas and Susan Roberts


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