Uddina Kadubu For Naga Panchami + { Video }

Friday, July 24, 2020

Uddina Kadubu are Spiced Idlis which is yet another speciality made for Naga 

These Kadubus are quite similar to Kanchipuram Idlis in taste. Traditionally they are poured on Banana Leaves, Wrapped & then streamed. 

Uddina Kadubu for Naga Panchami  

Since I did not have Banana Leaves on hand, I steamed them on Bounty Kitchen Towels. 

I have included a Video which will help you see how I wrapped them using the kitchen Towels 

You Will Need

  • Idli Batter - enough to make about 12 Idlis  (The recipe for Idli Batter can be found here)
  • 1/2 cup Chana Dal - Soaked for at least 1.5 hours
  • 2 teaspoon - Crushed Black Peppercorns 
  • 2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 2 teaspoon Grated Ginger
  • 2 sprigs of Curry Leaves - chopped
  • A handful of Coriander Leaves - Chopped
  • Salt as per taste (There is no need to add extra salt if the batter already has salt)

In a bowl, Add in soaked & drained Chana dal, Ginger,  Crushed Pepper, Curry Leaves & Coriander leaves into the Idli Batter. Mix well 

Take a small square of Bounty Kitchen Towel, Soaked in water & squeeze out all the water.

Place the damp kitchen towel on the kitchen counter & pour a ladleful of the batter slightly towards the side & wrap the towel as shown in the video

Once you finish wrapping, place the wrapped sheets on a wide plate & steam them for 10 minutes

Turn off the heat & allow the Kadubus to cool slightly before unwrapping them 

Serve Uddina Kadubus with Coconut Chutney (Without Tempering)

Uddina Kadubu

Are Bounty Kitchen Towels Safe for Steaming?

When I steam the Kadubus using Bounty Kitchen Towels, They do not stick after steaming & can be peeled off easily. So, I would say they are quite safe to be used for steaming once in a while. I would not use them often though 

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