Breadfruit Phodi (Palapansa phodi /jeev kadgi phodi)
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Serves: 8 pieces
 
One of the most popular items on the menu in North Kanara during the rainy season are these shallow fried phodis prepared with fresh breadfruits.
Ingredients
  • 2 tbl spns rava(sooji)
  • A pinch asafoetida
  • 1 tea spn chilli powder
  • A pinch turmeric powder
  • Oil
  • ½ tea spn tamarind extract
  • Salt
  • 8 breadfruit pieces
Instructions
  1. Remove the green skin and inner most hard white part of breadfruit.
  2. Cut the edible part into pieces(refer pictures).
  3. Put the pieces in water while cutting them.
  4. Mix pieces with asafoetida, turmeric powder, salt, tamarind juice.
  5. Keep aside for 10-15min.
  6. Heat a tava and apply little oil to it.
  7. Mix rava with chilli powder and little salt.
  8. Apply it on all sides of breadfruit pieces and shallow fry on the tava.
  9. Close the lid and let it cook.
  10. After few minutes, turn them upside down.
  11. Check the phodis after few minutes by poking them with a knife/spoon.
  12. If they are still not done, sprinkle some water, cover and cook for another 5-10mins.
  13. Serve hot with rice and dal.
Recipe by Aayis Recipes at http://www.aayisrecipes.com/side-dishes/breadfruit-phodi-palapansa-phodi-jeevkadgi-phodi/