Wednesday, October 6, 2010

ఆవిరి కుడుము: Aaviri Kudumu- Steamed black gram pancake


Split black gram dal/minapappu-- 1 cup
Salt to taste
water to grind------1/2 cup

Method: 1

1.Soak dal for two hours.
2. Grind it in to smooth batter by adding water.
3. Take idly moulds grease it and pour batter and cook.
4. Steam them for 10 minutes.
5. Eat them hot with ghee.

: 2 (Traditional Procedure- Used in olden days)

1. Take 1 cup of water in a vessel.
2. Tie a clean cloth on the mouth of the vessel and close the mouth tightly.
(as shown in the picture)
3. Pour some batter in cloth.
4. Steam them for 10 minutes
5. When it is done eat with ghee.

You can make these Kudumulu immediately after grinding the blackgram dal. No need to ferment the batter.

Aaviri kudumu(steamed pancake) are easily digestible and also easy to prepare.This food is given to gain strength.


  1. What a nice dish it turned out to be. Great recipe Manju!

    I could never imagine that we could make 'Kudumu,' without adding rice flour. It is tasty and healthy too!

  2. Thank you Mythili. Please try our other recipes too

  3. Thanks a lot it was nice i did with idly batter

  4. Thanks a lot it was nice i did with idly batter