Thambutt | How to make Thambutt

By Trupti Kharche  |  24th Mar 2017  |  
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About Thambutt Recipe

Today, I am taking you on a journey back to my roots, my native, my happy place – Coorg. Thambutt or Thambittu is essentially made with bananas, thambutt powder, coconut and sesame seeds. The most essential part of this dish is the Thambutt powder or podi as we call it. The wonderful aroma of cardamom and banana and the crunch, is unique. I hope you enjoy this simple and delicious treat from Coorg.

Thambutt is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Thambutt is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Thambutt by Trupti Kharche will help you to prepare the perfect Thambutt in your kitchen at home. Thambutt needs 30 minutes for the preparation and 5 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Thambutt. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Thambutt. In case you have any questions on how to make the Thambutt you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Trupti Kharche. Thambutt will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.


Ingredients to make Thambutt

  • 100gms par-boiled rice
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek /methi seeds
  • ¼ tsp cardamom seeds
  • 4 medium ripe bananas
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds, roasted
  • 2 tbsp fresh grated coconut
  • 2 tsp ghee for serving
  • sugar/honey as required
  • Pinch of salt

How to make Thambutt

  1. In a pan, roast the par-boiled rice, fenugreek seeds and cardamom seeds on a medium flame, until the colour changes to dark brown.
  2. Set aside in a plate and allow it to cool completely before you grind it to a fine dry powder. The powder can be stored in a dry airtight container for later use.
  3. Peel and mash the bananas. Add sugar or honey to adjust the sweetness according to your taste. I added only 1 tsp of honey.
  4. Add roasted sesame seeds and grated coconut to the mixture. Keep some aside for garnishing.
  5. Add 4tsp thambutt powder, salt and combine well.
  6. Transfer to a serving bowl and top it with remaining sesame seeds and coconut.
  7. Before serving top it with melted ghee (clarified butter).

Reviews for Thambutt (1)

Manvi Chauhan2 years ago

Lovely dish..

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