How to make Khotte -

Fermented rice flour and urad dal dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) (उड़द दाल धुली), Rice (चावल)

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Khotte Recipe Card


Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Khotte Recipe

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1

  • Rice 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Jackfruit leaf cones as required



Step 1

Wash rice and drain thoroughly. Spread on a towel to dry. Once dried grind to a coarse powder.

Step 2

Soak urad dal for four hours. Drain but do not throw away the water in which it has been soaked. Grind the dal using this water to a smooth and frothy paste. Add salt and the ground rice and blend well. Cover and allow to ferment overnight.

Step 3

The consistency should be thick but pouring. Pour into the prepared jackfruit leaf cones till half full and steam in a cooker till done. When fully cooked the leaves will be discoloured. Gently remove the khottes from the cones and serve with chutney or chana dal kheer.
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