Jackfruit Kottige

Jackfruit Kottige - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Kottige is nothing but idly or kadubu. In which mixture is wrapped in pre-wilted banana leaves like pockets and steam cooked. It is not a savoury kind, it is sweetish and bustling with jackfruit flavour which is enhanced even more with the usage of banana leaves wrap. Jackfruit season is considered as a feast time in our region. Usage starts from tiny raw fruit form to ripened stage. Now we will see how to make kottige, in our traditional method.
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Prep Time2 hours
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time2 hours 45 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Brunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Breakfast, South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 6

Ingredients
 

  • 2 cup Rice dosa â
  • 2 cup Jackfruit cleaned â
  • 1 cup Coconut fresh gratings â
  • 1/4 cup Jagerry according to your taste grated â
  • 1 spoon Desi Ghee â table
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
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Instructions
 

  • Wash Dosa rice (white raw rice) and soak for 2 to 3 hours.
  • If you are using banana leaves, wilt the leaves on gas flame, wipe with a wet cloth and keep it ready.If you are using idli mould, grease the moulds with little ghee and keep aside.
    Jackfruit Kottige - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Chop jack fruit, separate fruit pods, remove outer thin white fibres as well as inner seed and take only yellow fruit part.
    Jackfruit Kottige - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Mix grated coconut and jaggery as well as ghee and keep aside.
  • Grind rice into fine paste by adding very little water and salt.
  • Now take jack fruit little by little and whip a little to chop roughly by using same mixer jar in which rice batter is ground.
  • Take one wide bowl, mix in ground batter, roughly whipped fruit pulp, coconut-jaggery mixture.
    Jackfruit Kottige - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Mix nicely, spread the wilted banana leaves and pour one spoon and fold it like a sealed pocket.
    Jackfruit Kottige - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • refer the below pictures to see the folding.
    Jackfruit Kottige - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Assemble all these packets in a water filled idli steamer or Momo steamer and cook this for half an hour to 40 minutes in medium to slow heat.
    Jackfruit Kottige - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • If you are using idli mould, pour required amount of batter and steam cook like an idli. -Relish this jackfruit idli or kottige with ghee or coconut and ginger chutney.

Recipe Notes

We usually steam cook this on the previous night and keep it ready for the next day’s breakfast. In this way, It will be easy in the morning as now you just have to prepare chutney and serve.

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shrikripa uppangala

Cooking is my passion. Mangalorean | Food blogger| Recipe developer.

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