Outer layer ingredients
Store bought rice flour - 1 cup
Boiling water - 1 & 1/2 cup
( add more or less according to the rice flour quality)
Ghee - 1/2 tsp
Salt - a pinch
( Add the rice flour and salt into a bowl pour the boiling water little by little and mix it with a wooden spoon. Mix till it forms to a soft non sticky dough, once warm grease your palm with ghee and knead once. Divide the portion into medium size balls , cover and keep it aside.
Clean powdered jaggery - 3/4 cup
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
( mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and keep it aside)
Ghee as needed to grease the banana leaf
Banana leaves as needed
Grease a banana leaf with ghee place a ball of dough wet your finger and flatten to a semi thick disc.
Place some filling at one corner and cover the banana leaf and press to seal ( see picture).
Steam these for 2 to 3 minutes or till cooked.
Serve hot or warm.
a) Instead of cardamom powder you can add crushed cumin seeds.
b) Add water accordingly as each rice flour quality is different.
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