Patra Pinwheel .
Jai Shri Krushna ,
Patra / Pattervelia / Pinwheel savory is a delicacy made out of Colocasia leaves . A very welcome snack / Kalewa , let us prepare it at our home with full hygiene and holy remembrance of our Shri Thakurji.
Colocasia Leaves , Patra
1 cup Besan
1/4 tsp Turmeric
1/4 tsp Ajwain / Carom seeds.
1/4 tsp Rai , mustard seeds.
1/4 tsp seasem seeds.
few curry leaves.
1 tbs oil for garnishing.
Clean and wipe dry Colocasia leaves , with fine knife devein the leaf, cutting the bulging veins on the back.
Mix the besan, lemon juice, salt, sugar, termeric, carom seeds with the help of little water , to make a smooth batter to cover the leaves.
Spread the leaf with the right side on the floor, cover with batter, place the other leaf with face down , repeat the application till 4 or 5 leaves are done .
Fold from both the sides and fold in a neat roll securing the ends with the besan batter.
Heat water in a pot with lid and a seiev for steaming the leaf roll.
Cook for 5 to 6 mins – check with piercing a knief if done.
Cool and cut into rings / pinwheels , keep aside.
Heat the oil in a small vaghariya add mustard seed,seasam seed, curry leaves – spread it on the pinwheels.
Serve this delicate Kalewa with green chutny to your Kanhaji.