Thursday 6 December 2012

Undi (steamed rice balls) with piyyava gojju

Undi  is  a breakfast dish  in  all  Konkani ‘s  home. Its  usually served with  ravo( thick jaggery syrup with cardamom) or piyava gojju  (spicy onion  gravy) or with any variety of  pickles..
This is very healthy  also.
2 cups of white rice
1cup of grated coconut
Salt to taste
Methi seeds ¼ tsp
Mustard seeds 1tsp
Urad dal  2 tsp
Oil  2 tbsp

  soak rice for  at least  4 to 5 hour.  then wash and drain it.   Coarsely   grind rice,  salt and coconut.  Heat oil in kadai   add mustard seeds when they splutter add methi (fenugreek or uluva)  seeds and urad  dal  fry till little  brown  then add  grinded rice mix  and stir till  it becomes thick consistency to make a ball. 

                                               Then turn the gas off  and  leave it to cool.  After cooling   make small small  balls from this shown in pic   

then steam this balls  for 20 min.   Undi  is  ready to eat with ravo and piyyava  gojju..


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