Haldi leaf patholi

This is a typical konkani delicacy,specially prepared on Nagar panchami and Gowri Ganesha Festival .This is a steamed sweet dish with the stuffing of jaggery and coconut mixture prepared on turmeric leaf.This is served hot with fresh ghee.The aroma of the turmeric leaf gives the added taste to this dish.


15 turmeric leaves (cut the ends and wipe it with a wet cloth)

For the batter:
1 cup dosa rice soaked for 3 hours
1/2 cup coconut
Pinch of salt
2 tsp jaggery
Grind these into a fine paste (dosa batter consistency)

For the stuffing:
2 cups  grated coconut(white part)
1 cup jaggery
1 tsp cardamom powder
1/4 cup water

  • In a kadai take water and jaggery and boil till jaggery melts and becomes little thick
  • Add coconut scrapings and cook for some time (it should be little dry)
  • Take one leaf ,spred around3 tblsp of rice batter over it  
  • Keep 3 tsp of stuffing over ot and fold the leaf
  • Keep these in a  cooker or Idli steaming vessel and steam it for about 15 to 20 minutes
  • Serve hot with ghee


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