I am a passionate teacher and love hanging around with children. I keep observing every child and sometimes feel I have a lot to learn from the new generation. I also spend good time in my kitchen by discovering new recipes that would impress my husband and make my little daughter happy. Indian recipes and especially the tea time snacks are my favorite trials. Making something different every day is fun! But I keep hunting for quick recipes that can be easily prepared with A few ingredients.
Being in Maharashtra, traditional snacks are prepared in great varieties. Sour, sweet or spicy, ample recipes are available. Some of the mouthwatering dishes like Pani Puri, Vada Pav, Usal Pav, and more are popular all the world. Here is another superb recipe, which is unique and traditionally delicious! It is a popular snack known as ‘Aluchi vadi’ or ‘Paatra’. It is dish prepared with Colocasia or taro leaves. Here is a glance on how to make the Aluchi delight.
1. Colocasia leaves – 4 Nos.
2. Besan or chickpea flour – 1 cup
3. One big lime or tamarind pulp- 2 tsp
4. Green chillies - 3 Nos.
5. Red chilly powder – 1tsp.
6. Sugar or grated jaggery- 1 tbsp.
7. Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp
8. Cumin powder-1tsp
9. Asafetida - I pinch
10. Baking soda -1/4 tsp
11. Ajwain -1tsp ( optional)
12. Salt to taste
13. Water as per requirement
14. Vegetable or any refined oil for frying
Method of preparation:
Serve the yummy snack with hot masala tea.
I hope you will enjoy it and also feel free to leave your comments.