Tuesday, May 10, 2011


Pathrode is an aunthentic mangalorean delicacy.its colocaesia leaves also know as taro leaves,smeared with ground rice coconut masala,rolled and steamed and then shallow fried in oil.
The drawback with taro leaf is that the mouth tends to itch when consumed, but this can be avoided by cutting the stems(as shown in the video below).

  • 2 cups rice (idly rice)
  • 2 tbsp urad dal
  • 2 tbsp (channa dal)
  • 6 long red chillies (roasted)
  • 4 small red chillies (raosted)
  • lemon size tamarind
  • 1/2 cup coconut grated
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds (roasted)
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds(roasted)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp jaggery
  • oil to shallow fry
1. Soak rice , urad dal and channa dal in water for three hours.
2. Wash and drain the rice,  put into the mixer jar.Add red chillies. coconut, coriander seeds,cumin seeds, turmeric powder,jaggery,tamarind and salt. Using very little water grind to a thick and not very smooth paste.
3.Wash the leaves and remove the stem(as shown in video)
4. smear the ground masala on the leaf and place one more leaf on top of the masala(as shown in the video. Roll the pathrode and steam for 45 minutes.
5. Cut thin slices of pathrode and shallow fry on both sides in oil, till crisp.


  1. Never heard of this before. Should tell Ratha aunty to make this.....

  2. I have always been curious about manglorean recipes. Thanx to u I can try some out now. Keep up the good work.
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  3. This dish is so interesting! I had never heard of it before! Thanks for sharing! :-)

  4. hey anzz thank you.will check out your site


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