Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Chikkudu kaya Kudumulu / Indian Broad beans Steamed Rice Balls

This is my fav one.and this recipe bring back to my childhood memories.In my child hood day my grandma used to grow broad beans plants.I used to pluck these beans from plant and requested to mom for 
make this kudumulu..These were very tasty with fresh beans.
Ingredients :
Rice  Flour - 1 1/2 cup
Chikkudu kaya / Indian Broad Beans-8 oz
Salt - to taste
Spring onion-1 bunch(optional)
Method :
1.In a bowl add broad beans and enough water and bring it to boil and cook for few mins till beans become soft.
2.In another bowl add rice flour ,spring onion and cooked beans along with water.Carefully mix well with a spatula.
3.cool down it for 5 to10 mins.Don't leave it for more than 10 mins.it become hard.Make a soft dough.
4.Add water and bring to boil in a idly maker(steaming bowl).
5.Now make small balls with the dough.and press in center with thumb make the shape as shown in the picture.
6.Grease the idly plate and put in the steaming bowl.add the balls,close the lid and cook for 15 to 20 mins.
7.After that remove the lid and cool down for couple of mins.Take them into plate and grease them,other wise it would be sticky.
8.Serve with onion chutney or any pickle.
Tip :
Can also add green chilly paste.then serve with ghee or vegetable oil.
I am sending this recipe to Veggie Platter's JIHVA Break Fast event  and the Jihva event is Started by Indira.

24 comments:

Nithu Bala said...

Hey, Swapna..this is very new to me but looks too delicious...very cute pictures..love the way you explained each step with pictures:-)

Jagruti said...

Wow..that dish looks awesome and intresting...loves all pics..like your new profile pic..

Priya said...

Broad beans rice balls sounds truly interesting never heard about this...Looks awesome Swapna..

San said...

Yummy rice balls ,rich n healthy.Cute pics n presentation swapna.

Sarah Naveen said...

This is new to me..looks so yummy!!!

Swathi said...

Swapna,

This is a new dish to me, looks good, presentation is nice.

Cicily Antony said...

very new to me...looking very charming...

simply.food said...

This is very new to me,never seen or tasted before.Interesting dish.

Vrinda said...

That looks cute and very new to me again...nice one

Aruna Manikandan said...

Sounds very interesting dear....
They look very healthy !!
Thx for sharing...

Sushma Mallya said...

very interesting one swapna,thanks for sharing..

Meena said...

new dish for me...but it reminds me of a similar dish we make called kuzhakkattai or adai...we dont use vegs in it...I love this dish u have here...will try and let you know!

Deepa said...

looks so delicious..something different..

J said...

lovely pics.. very new to me..

Tina said...

Soooo cute and delicious...

Gita said...

That looks so yum dear...this is new to me :)

Siddhi S said...

wow loved this dish, new 2 me....nice pics...very healthy n tasty one

Swapna Sree said...

Thank you all for your lovely comments....
@thanks jagruthi,,in my painting the profile img is my fav one ...

myspicykitchen said...

Swapna,

reading your post made me nostalgic... reminds me of my childhood days... however, back then I was not very fond of kudumulu and now I crave for them... how ironic, isn't it?

Swapna Sree said...

yes,,they really ironic dish....

R said...

have never heard of this before, the presentation looks so attractive!!

Panchpakwan said...

coming from suma's roundup..and your dish catched my eye..
This is new to me..looks yumm

Gald to follow you..:)

Indra said...

Hi

Thanks for the recipe, will try this weekend.

I ate this while I was in Pondicherry early this year.A lady was selling types of kuzhakkattai and this dish. I enjoyed the meals in India

While wondering abt it and I searched....found your blog :).
Btw, i dont knw what is board beans might substitute with other bean whichever available.

Tq again

Swapna Sree said...

Thanks Indra for visiting my blog and recipe.....
yes this is a tasty dish....

you can also substitute with any beans....