Few name this dish as Muddo and some as sanna khotto. Muddo is the same as Sanna khotto.Khotto is a small cup shaped,here jackfruit leaves are stitched together to give a shape called khotto which is then filled with batter, whereas muddo is steamed in banana leaves. The leaf gives a different flavour to this muddo.These can also be steamed in Idli moulds or in a plain plates too.
- Raw Rice – 3/4 th cup
- Toor dal -1/4 th cup
- Grated coconut – 1 cup
- Red chillies – 5-8
- Tamarind – small bit
- Hing – 1 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Taikile leaves – 1/2 cup (cleaned and chopped finely)
- Banana leaves 3-4
- Coconut oil -1 tsp
- Soak the rice and toor dal together for 2-3 hrs.
- Grind grated coconut,red chillies,tamarind and hing to a smooth paste.Add salt and the soaked dal and rice.
- Grind again to a not so smooth paste but little coarse like rava consistency.
Add cleaned,washed and finely chopped taikilo to this batter and mix thoroughly.
Wipe Banana leaves with a wet cloth,then with a dry one to ensure that no water is there on the leaves. Cut them into rectangular/square pieces (as shown in the pic below).Now take a fist full of the taikile batter and keep on the banana leaf.
Similarly continue with the rest of the batter.
Arrange these in a steamer and steam cook for about 20- 25 minutes.