Kadmbuttu -Rice Dumplings
Kadumbuttu or steamed rice dumpling is a very popular food in Coorg. Kadumbuttu goes well with Pandi Curry or Chicken curry and is prepared on all major occasions in Coorg including wedding.
250 gms of fine rice rava , 750 ml water, Coconut grated: 2 tbsp, ¼ teaspoon sugar and ½ teaspoon salt.
Wash the rice and cook it with above said water measure on medium flame. Add cocunut, salt and water and stir. Stir untill the mixture becomes a soft dough. Turn off the flame and cover the container for 5 minutes. In a small bowl of water add 2 drops of cooking or coconut oil. Dip finger into this mixture and rub onto both palms. Take approximately 1 tablespoon of the hot dough and roll it to make round shaped ball. Do the same with the rest of the dough. Place the dough balls in a vessel and cover with muslin cloth and steam for 20-25 minutes. That’s it and your Kadumbuttu is ready. You can make about 20-25 Kadumbuttus. Serve Kadumbuttu with Pandi Curry or Chicken curry and it tastes best. Vegetarians can have kadumbuttus with chutney.