Halwai March 15, 2021

Ingredients:

• 1 cup – whole Wheat flour
• 1 tbsp – semolina
• 1/4 tsp – soda bicarb
• 2 tbsp – oil
• 1/2 cup – coriander chopped
• 1 cup – Bottle Gourd grated
• 1/2 tsp – Red Chilli powder
• 1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 1/2 tsp – Ginger grated
• 1 tbsp – Curd
• salt to taste

Method:

  1. Squeeze out the excess water from grated gourd.
  2. In a large plate, sieve the flour with the soda.
  3. Add semolina, make a well in the center.
  4. Add all other ingredients in the well.
  5. Knead into a soft dough.
  6. Use greased palms and shape into 6 inch long, 1 inch wide rolls.
  7. Arrange in a colander to boil over steam.
  8. Or use a double walled steamer.
  9. Cover lid tightly and steam for 1/2 hour.
  10. Cut into pieces.
  11. Serve piping hot with kadhi or fresh curd.

Recipe courtesy of Saroj Kering