How to make Dudhi Kadamb -

A mixture of pumpkin,jaggery and coconut with rice flour, wrapped in banana leaf and steamed to make a perfect starter.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Konkan Cookbook.

Main Ingredients : Rice (चावल), Red pumpkin

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Dudhi Kadamb

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dudhi Kadamb Recipe

  • Rice 1 cup

  • Red pumpkin 2 cups

  • Coconut scraped 1/4 cup

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Tender banana leaves or turmeric leaves 4

  • Pure ghee 4 teaspoons


Step 1

Wash rice and drain completely. Spread on a cloth and let it dry. When it is completely dry grind to a coarse powder. Mix together rice powder, grated red pumpkin, scraped coconut, jaggery, salt well.

Step 2

Cover and let it stand for about an hour. Divide into eight equal portions. Cut each banana leaf or tamarind leaf into two pieces.

Step 3

Wrap each portion of pumpkin mixture in the banana leaf and secure with a string. Steam-cook in a steamer till done. This may take fifteen to twenty minutes. Serve hot drizzled with pure ghee.

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