Recipe to prepare alwati

alwati ( Colocasia leaves in coconut based gravy )

Most Mlorean GSB community people prepare this dish on eve of krishna janmastami festival.

Ingredients :

Colocasia leaves   -10 /12

Ambados (Sour Hog plum)-3

Ginger- 1 inch

Green chillies- 2

To grind to a semi coarse paste

Grated coconut -1 cup

Roasted Red chillies – 5

Salt to taste .

Seasoning

Oil-1 tsp

Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp

Curry leaves-2 sprigs

Method :

Finely chop Colocasia leaves with stem (pathrade panna)

Crush hog plums(ambodo).

Finely chop ginger n green chilles .

Cook chopped Colocasia leaves along with crushed hog plums with little water n then add chopped ginger n green chilles .

Grind grated  coconut and chillies. ( the ground masala shouldnt be too coarse nor too fine ) medium ! Add the ground masala to cooked stuffs add  salt and  boil well !

finally add seasoning.

Recipe By : Archana Kamath Prabhu

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