2 cups rice powder
1 cup chopped beetroot
3 tbsp dessicated coconut / freshly grated coconut
2 green chillies (finely chopped)
A piece of ginger ( finely chopped)
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp coarsely pounded black pepper
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urud dal seeds
A pinch of hing
1 tsp salt
Chopped curry leaves + coriander leaves
1 1/2 cup warm water
Oil for frying
Take rice flower + coconut in a bowl & keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan & splutter mustard seeds.
Then add urud dal seeds. Fry till light golden brown.
Then add chopped beet & fry for a while.
Add chopped green chillies+ginger +curry leaves+ salt.
Add water, cover & cook for a few minuites.
Add a pinch of hing & remove from fire.
Pour the mixture over the rice powder.
Add chopped coriander leaves & pounded black pepper.
Mix well with a wooden spatule & keep aside for an hour.
Make lemon sized balls.
Grease the modak mould.
Take a dough ball, put it it mould & press.
Repeat the process with other dough balls.
Steam cook dumplings for 15-20 mn.
If you don't have modak mould, just make balls & steam cook.
Serve with a dipping sauce / curry.