Patrado (Alu vadi)
Rolls made of colocassia leaf multilayered with spiced floud and steamed.
Rice four - 2 cups
Besan - 2 cups
Red chilly powder - 3 teaspoon
Tamarind paste - 3 teaspoon
Hing - 1/2 teaspoon
Jaggery - 1 ball of a size of a medium size lemon
Salt- 2 teaspoon
Baking soda - 1/4 spoon
Colocassia leaves(aloo leaves) - 6 Medium sized
1)Wipe the leaves with the wet piece of cloth.
2)Crush the embossed stem seen on the leaves with the spoon.
3)Mix both the flours, chilly powder, tamarind, hing,jaggery, soda & salt in
bowl and then add water to make a smooth paste.
4)Keep 1 leaf on the big flat plate, apply the little paste all over. Then keep
another leaf on the left side, covering half side of the first leaf.
Apply little paste aver it. Then keep third leaf on the right side in the
same manner. Then repeat the action at the bottom side. Thus apply leaf & paste
alternatively & evenly.
5) First turn inside all the 4 sides of this pile and then roll it completely;
and tie the roll with a thread.
6)Cook the roll in pressure cooker.
7) After cooling down, remove the thread and make slices.
8) Eat them as it is or deep fry them to eat or shallow fry them by tampering
them with mustard seeds and hing to eat.