November 16, 2014

Ukadiche patholi in turmeric leaf recipe - Rice flour patholi recipe - How to make patholi in turmeric leaf

patholi in serving plate
Ukadiche patholi in turmeric leaf (arishina ele) recipe - Have a look at this traditional elegant sweet. This is patholi prepared using steamed rice flour. Earlier I had posted another version of making patholi. To know exactly what it is, read the following recipe. Check out some other traditional sweets recipes prepared with rice flour. Ukadiche modak using mouldUkadiche Modak (method 2),  Patholi using turmeric leaf ( metthod 1),  Phirni - Rice flour kheer

Preparation time 30 minutes
Cooking time 30 minutes
Serves 12 patholis

  • 4 cups rice flour
  • 4 cups water
  • 6 cups grated fresh coconut
  • 1 ½ cups jaggery
  • 7 - 8 cardamoms , powdered
  • 1 tsp salt

For the filling
  • 6 cups grated fresh coconut
  • 1 ½ cups jaggery
  • 7 -8 cardamoms, powdered


1.  Grate the fresh coconut and add jaggary to it. Mix till the coconut and jaggery combine well.
grated fresh coconut and jaggery mixed toit

2.  Transfer this coconut jaggery mixture to a pan. Place this pan on a low flame and stir in between. When the jaggery starts melting  and the mixture loosens, stir the mixture continuously till the coconut jaggery mixture starts to thickens. At this stage, immediately remove the mixture from the flame and allow it to cool.
cooked cocnut jaggery filling

3.  Boil 4 cups of water in a pan and add 1 tsp salt to it. When the water starts boiling,  add the rice flour and stir with a ladle and mix well. Reduce the flame to low and stir constantly for 3 -4 minutes. Then remove it from the flame and allow it to cool.
boiled wtaer to make patholi

4.  When the rice flour dough cools, knead it to smooth  using little bit of water. Then divide the dough into 12 equal portions.
rice flour added to water

5.  Dust the rolling board with rice flour and roll out an oblong shaped roti as shown in the picture below. Place this roti on turmeric leaf. Now divide the coconut jaggery filling into 12 equal portions. Arrange one portion of the mixture on the roti.
dough kneaded to round and filling arrnaged

6.  Now fold the turmeric leaf in the middle, fold both sides and press the edges to seal  the rice roti properly. Steam it using double boiler method for 15 -20 minutes.  I have used modak steamer to cook this patholi. When done, open the turmeric leaf and serve hot or cold along with a dollop of ghee.
patholi folded and steamed

patholi in serving plate


  1. healthy n guilt free ones!!

  2. Never heard of this, but I like the banana leaf steaming,will try

  3. Lovely! A very traditional dish. I prepare it in a slightly different way.

  4. yummy patholi ...and healthy too...

  5. Looks delicious Patholi Love the smell of steamed treat.

  6. We make this kadubu on Ganesh Chaturthi.. A sticky juicy treat!!


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