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Thakkadi (rice Flour Dumplings In Spicy Mutton Curry)

Thakkadi (Rice flour dumplings in Spicy mutton curry)
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Thakkadi (rice Flour Dumplings In Spicy Mutton Curry) Recipe, How To Make Thakkadi (rice Flour Dumplings In Spicy Mutton Curry) Recipe

This is a famous recipe among Sri Lankan muslims. The steamed rice flour dumplings marinated in Spicy mutton sauce tastes incredibly awesome.

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How to make Thakkadi (Rice flour dumplings in Spicy mutton curry)

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Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
40 mins
Total time
55 mins
Thakkadi (Rice flour dumplings in Spicy mutton curry)
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Mutton
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : November 08, 2016

Ingredients used in Thakkadi (Rice flour dumplings in Spicy mutton curry)
• Shredded / scraped coconut - 1 cup.
• Roasted white rice flour - 2 cup.
• Tamarind - 1 teaspoons.
• Vinegar - pinch.
• Ginger garlic paste - 2 teaspoons.
• Chillie powder - 2 teaspoons.
• Turmeric powder - 1 teaspoons.
• Cumin powder - 2 teaspoons.
• Coriander powder - 2 teaspoons.
• Green cardamom - 1 0.
• Cinnamon - 1 0.
• Bay leaf - 1 0.
• Fresh curry leaves - 10 0.
• Green chillies (diced) - 2 clove.
• Garlic (chopped) - 4 clove.
• Tomatoes (chopped) - 1/2 cup.
• Onions (chopped) - 1 cup.
• Mutton (preferebly the flesh with bones) - 500 grams.
• Oil - 3 - 4 tablespoons.
• Salt - to taste.
• Cilantro (for garnishing) - 0.
• Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoons.
• Fenugreek seeds - 1 teaspoons.
• Dried red chillies (broken) - 2 clove.
• Thick coconut milk - 1 cup.
• Water - as required.

For the Curry:

  • Heat a heavy bottom pan. Add oil and once it is hot add mustard seeds. Let is splutter. Next add the fenugreek seeds and the dried red chillies.
  • When they are slightly cooked add the chopped onions.while the onions are getting cooked add chopped garlic, diced green chillies, ginger garlic paste, chopped tomatoes, bay leaf, curry leaves, cinnamon and cardamom one by one and saute it.
  • When you see the tomatoes cooked fine, add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and cumin powder.
  • Let all the spices cook well. At this point add 3-4 cups of water to this and stir well.
  • Now add the cleaned mutton (or lamb) which are cut into quite big chunks, into this sauce.
  • Next add the vinegar and tamarind. Allow it to cook for about 25minutes.

For the rice dumplings:

  • While the mutton is getting cooked, prepare the rice dumplings. Mix the rice flour and shredded coconut together.
  • Add salt to taste. To this mixture add lukewarm water little by little and knead till you get a soft dough.
  • Let it rest for 5 minutes. Next make them into balls (approximately like golf balls) and shape each ball as the shape of medu vada (Urad dhal Vada) or you can shape it as the way you like.
  • Steam them for about 5-7 minutes. Check the Mutton curry. Add salt to taste. When the sauce has become half the amount and the mutton has become tender, add the coconut milk and let it come to a boil.
  • Now the perfect time to add the rice flour dumplings into it. Add the dumplings and stir very gently with the help of a wooden spoon.
  • Allow to simmer for about 10-15 minutes. Finally turn off the heat and serve it hot. You may garnish this with cilantro.

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