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Jowar and Cabbage Dumplings

Jowar and Cabbage Dumplings

Looking for a healthy snack? Here is a flavourful and fibrous Guajarati dish which is light on the stomach and is healthy as a snack option.

Jowar and cabbage dumplings

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

For The Dumplings

• 1 cup cabbage (grated).
• 1 cup jowar flour
• 1/4 cup curds
• 1 tbsp coriander (chopped)
• 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
• 1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
• 1 tbsp garlic (grated)
• 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
• a pinch of sodium bicarbonate/baking soda
• 1 tbsp sugar
• salt to taste
• 1/2 tsp oil (for greasing)

Other Ingredients

• 2 tbsp oil
• 1 tsp cumin seeds
• 1/4 tsp asafoetida
• 3 to 4 curry leaves

Method

 
1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Adding enough water, knead into a soft dough.
2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and shape each portion into a cylindrical roll of approx. 5" in length.
3. Place the rolls on a greased thali and steam for 10 to 12 minutes till firm.
4. Remove, cool and slice into 1" thick slices. Keep aside.
5. Heat the oil in a deep pan and add the cumin seeds.
6. When they crackle, add the asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté for 10 seconds.
7. Add the sliced dumplings and sauté for 3 to 5 minutes or till they are lightly browned. Serve hot garnished with coriander.