Saturday, May 3, 2008
Steamed Channadal Dumplings/Nucchina unde
Nucchina Unde is one of the traditional recipes of Karnataka.You can eat as a snack with chutney.You can also make Sambhar along with other vegetables(It is called Sandige huli or Unde Huli)Nucchina Unde can also be put in Majjigehuli.It tastes awesome.Hope you all enjoy!!!
Channadal/Bengal gram- 1 cup
Green chillies- 3-4
Grated ginger(grated)- 1 tsp
Cilantro- 3 tsp
Lemon juice- 1 tsp
Oil- 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Soak the channadal in water for 3 hours and drain.Grind to a coarse batter with green chillies and ginger without adding any water.To this batter add salt,seasonings,lemon juice and cilantro.
Shape the mixture into small balls, (like oval shape) flatten them slightly.
Arrange them in idli stand or cooker container and steam them for 10-15 minutes.
P.S. Also you can add Pudina/Mint leaves (washed and saute in oil) and grind along with other ingredients.