Indian Cooking Recipe : Sanna Khotto
½ pav green gram/toovar dal
¾ pav rice
2 cups coconut gratings
tamarind lump (marble size)
15 roasted red chillies
1 small piece asafoetida
salt to taste
Soak rice with green gram or toovar dal for 2 to 3 hours in water.
Grind coconut gratings with tamarind, asafoetida and roasted red chillies and
make a smooth paste.
Put salt and grind for some time.
Cook the masala over steam, under cover (in the same way as idli) in greased
It can also be cooked in cups stitched with leaves of jackfruit tree (khotte)
or in the inner container (greased) of a pressure cooker, like sannan.
Chopped onion can be mixed with masala, if desired.
Asafoetida is not required in that case.