Jun 1, 2015

ಮೆಣಸಿನ ಕಡುಬು ~ Menasina Kadabu

Menasukaalu Kadabu

This dish is an ideal one when you suffer from cold & cough, yes a type of medicine :). Nice to have in rainy, winter seasons. Amma used to cook this when some one wld get cold & cough at home.

Ingredients :

Jaggery : 1 cup
Dry Ginger( powdered) : 1/2 cup
Black pepper : 1 Tbsp
Hurikadale hittu : 1/2 cup
All these can be varied to ones taste.

For Dough :

Wheat flour : 1 Cup
Chirotti Rava : 1 tbsp

Method :

Take Dry ginger, black pepper, dry roast the peppers, now make powder from ginger & pepper, mis well.
Add powdered Jaggery, hurikadale hittu, here you can adjust the taste as u wish, if more spice is needed one can add more ginger powder/pepper powder.

Take wheat flour and chirotti rava(optional), mix well adding water as we prepare dough for chapatis, let it rest for 20 mins.

Make small sized balls out of dough as we make to prepare pooris, roll them as shown.

Now fill them with the powder as shown

Keep a vessel, add water, add a tsp of oil so that dumplings/kadubu should not get stick  to each other.

When water starts boiling add kadubu one by one. Let it cook for 5 - 8mins, one can see the color change & remove from the water. Nice to have when it is hot, tastes good when its cooled also..& when its syrupy inside it tastes great.

An household remedy for cold.. :)

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