Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake | How to make Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake

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By Priti Shetty Naiga
Created on 24th Aug 2015
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About Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake

'Pelakai da Ghatti' is a traditional (seasonal) snack or breakfast item in Mangalorean cuisine. And it is loved by everyone in my family. This dish is traditionally made using the teak leaf, and it gives the ghatti / steamed cake a beautiful yellow colour and an amazing aroma.

Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Priti Shetty Naiga is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake is 180 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 60 minutes. This is recipe of Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake is perfect to serve 0 people. Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake by commenting on this page below!

  • Prep Time3Hours
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves0People
Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake

Ingredients to make Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake

  • 30 - 35 ripe Jackfruit cut into pieces
  • 1 1/2 cup White Rice
  • 1/4 Grated Coconut
  • 6-8 Cardamom
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery ( or as required )
  • 1/2 tsp Peppercorn
  • 2 Big Banana Leaves / 6-8 Teak Leaves
  • 3/4 tsp Salt

How to make Pelakai da Ghatti - Steamed Jackfruit Cake

  1. Wash and soak rice in water for 3 hrs.
  2. Grind rice along with jackfruit, cardamon and pepper to a thick-mildly coarse paste (do not use water for grinding).
  3. Add jaggery as required for sweetness, if the jackfruit is not too sweet.
  4. Add grated coconut and salt to the thick jackfruit paste and give a good stir.
  5. Place a banana leaf on the steamer and transfer the thick paste over it.
  6. Cover it with another banana leaf and steam for 45 mins. Steam for the first 10 mins on high flame and then reduce the flame to low.
  7. Remove and cut to pieces and serve hot or cold.

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