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Stuffed Colocasia leaves

Stuffed Colocasia leaves

Cook Duration 01:00
Food TypeVegan
Recipe Calories 607kcal


  • Recipe Ingredients listColocasia leaves - 250gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listDefatted Soya flour - 25gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listBengal gram flour- 25gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listCoconut meat - 30gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listBanana - 110gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listOlive oil - 10gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listGinger- 5gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listGarlic- 5gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listTamarind - 10gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listDry spices - salt, asafoetida, turmeric powder, ajwain, coarsely grinded coriander seeds.
  • Recipe Ingredients listFennel seeds - 5gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listGreen chilly- 1 to 2
  • Recipe Ingredients listSpring garlic- 5gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listCoriander leaves - 5gm



For Batter- In a bowl, add gram flour and soya flour along with salt and give a nice mix. Then add ginger garlic chilly paste, asafoetida, turmeric powder. Deseed the tamarind, soak it in hot water for about 15 minutes and then grind it to get the paste or alternatively, you may use the readymade paste. Mash the banana as well. Add all the remaining dry spices too. Now, add tamarind paste and mashed banana to the bowl and add water little by little and whisk it until you get medium consistency of batter .Keep it aside.


Cut the vein of Colocasia leaves and then rub it with salt and wash it under running water. Then pat it dry using cotton cloth.


Place the Colocasia leaf on a clean flat surface with light green side facing upwards and tip towards you. Now, spread the batter over the leaf and then fold it length wise from both the sides. Spread the mixture again on the folded side and now fold from the other side applying batter on every fold of it and make the square pockets.


Brush the nonstick pan with oil and roast it on both sides until it’s golden brown.


Afterwards, grind the coconut meat in the mixer and keep it aside.


In a skillet, place all the Colocasia pockets and add coconut mixture. Then, prepare the tempering. In a pan, add oil, mustard seeds and let it crackle. Then add this tempering to the skillet. Add little water, steam it for about 10 minutes.


Garnish it with coconut strands, coriander leaves and chopped spring garlic and enjoy 😋

lavanya singapuram

The 607kcal is for the entire recipe or one serving?

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