Chikkudukaya / Broad beans / Valor lilva - 30
( I used fresh broad beans from my garden,Wash and string the beans,remove the seeds and chop the beans.I got 1/2 cup seeds and 2 cups of chopped beans)
Rice flour - 1 cup
( store bought)
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tsp
Chopped spring onions - little more than 1/4 cup
Chopped or crushed green chillies - 3
Pour water in a pan add some salt and the chopped beans and the seeds,cook till they are 1/2 cooked,switch off the stove.
Take a wide bowl add the rice flour,salt,chopped spring onions,green chillies and the cooked beans.Mix it well and slowly add the cooked beans water little by little and form a semi soft dough.Water must be slightly hot,do not add cold water.
Divide into small equal size balls,flatten the balls and shape it into a bowl ( see picture).
Arrange all the kudumulus in a idli plate,place it inside a idli steamer cover and steam for 8 minutes or till cooked.
Serve hot with sesame oil and enjoy!
a) Boiled broad beans water should be slight hot while mixing into the rice flour.
b) Make a semi soft dough,do not make very tight dough then your kudumulu will turn hard.
c) These kudumulu must be eaten hot,otherwise they will turn hard.
d) You can also eat with any chutney or just with sesame oil.
e) Try to use fresh chikkudukaya if possible for making this recipe.
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