Monthly Archives: June 2013

Alu chi wadi(Maharastra),Patra in gujrati

Today i am posting recipe of  Alu chi wadi(Maharastra),Patra in gujrati  which is very famous side dish goes along with dal rice.

Alu chi wadi is made from Colocasia leaves which is also called as arvi in hindi .

Ingredients :

6 big Colocasia leaves

1 and 1/2 cup Bengal gram flour (Besan)

1 tsp garam masala powder

Salt to taste

turmeric powder

chilli powder

jeera powder

2 Tbsp of tamrind sauce (Tamrind and jaggery dissolved togegther) / Imli chutney


2 Tbsp of grated coconut

1 tbsp sesame seeds

4 tbsp of oil

Mix all the ingredients together  in a small amount of water which will make a thick batter like cake .Wash all the leaves and dry them.You can remove the big line in leave if you want.Apply besan batter on the back side of leaf then put next leaf on the same leaf apply batter again make a layer of three leaves like this  and roll it out.Steam the roll in steamer for 20-25 min then allow them to cool.Cut the rolls in one inch halves .Take a thick bottom pan heat oil and add the cut rolls fry them in oil for few minutes them add sesame seeds and grated coconut for garnishing.You can also deep fry the rolls.