Monday, August 10, 2009

Stuffed Tondli

Servings : 2 persons

Ingredients :

Tondli 20-22
Roasted peanut powder 1/2 cup
Coconut powder 1/2 cup
Seasame powder 1/4 cup
Red chilli powder 1 spoon
Cumin powder 1 spoon
Coriander powder 1 spoon
Garam masala 1 spoon
Grated jaggery 3 to 4 spoons
Chopped cilantro 1/2 cup
Oil for tadka
Mustard seeds
Turmeric powder

Stepwise Direction :

Wash tondli and dry on paper towel. Cut both the ends of tondli. Make small cuts as shown in the picture.

Mix all the following ingredients to make the filling. (i. e. coconut powder, peanut powder, seasame powder, red chilli powder, cumin and coriander powder, garam masala, jaggery, cilantro and salt) Now stuff this filling in the cuts of each tondli. as shown in the picture.

Make tadka as follows;

Heat oil in a sauce pan. Once the oil is sufficiently hot, add mustard seeds. you should hear cracking noise. then add asafoetida and then termeric powder. Add stuffed tondli. Add some water. Cover with a lid for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes take the lid off, stir the stuffed tondli. put the lid back and heat for 15 more minutes, then turn off stove.

Serve this with roti or rice.