Carrot Ottada

Carrot Ottada

Ingredients (Makes around 2 – 3)

1. Whole wheat flour / atta podi – 1 cup

Salt – To taste

Water  – As required

2. Carrot – 1 medium, grated (makes around 1/2 cup)

Grated coconut – 1/2 – 3/4 cup or as required

Sugar / jaggery – 2 tbsp or to taste

Broken cashews and raisins – 1 tbsp each

Cardamom powder – 1 pinch

Method

1. Combine all the ingredients numbered 2.

2. Place the whole wheat flour and salt in a large bowl. Make a very thick batter by adding water little by little. Taste-check for salt. Flatten the batter on a rectangular banana leaf using your finger tips or using the back of a thavi/ spoon. Top it with the carrot – coconut mixture. Fold the banana leaf in half.

3. Heat a tawa. Roast the prepared banana leaf ottadas, on both sides at medium heat, until the banana leaves are browned as you see in the above picture (it takes about 4 – 6 minutes). Serve warm.

Carrot Ottada

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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