|1.||Rice flour 2 cups|
|2.||Maida 2 tablespoons|
|3.||Water 3 cups|
|4.||Oil 1 teaspoon|
|5.||Salt 2 pinches|
Mix maida with half a cup of water.
2-and-a-1/2 cup of water, oil and salt in a thick bottomed utensil.
maida paste when the water starts to roll boil, stirring continuously
a wooden spatula.
rice flour when the maida mixture starts to boil.
Leave the spatula inside the utensil.
|5.||When the water rises to the top, turn the flame to sim mode.|
|6.||Simmer for 5-7 minutes.|
tightly with a cloth or pot
holder with one hand and stir the rice flour with the spatula using the
Continue to stir the rice flour till it mixes completely.
|8.||Scrape the paste, using another spatula, from the sides of the utensil and push the paste back to the utensil.|
|9.||Remove the spatula and cover the vessel with a tight plate.|
off the stove.
Leave the dough on the stove for a few minutes.
the entire mixture to a plate.
Using a wooden chapati presser knead and mix the mixture thoroughly, while the mixture is still hot.
a small quantity of the mixture and make it
into the shape of the cup of the ottu shavige machine.
Ensure each ball fits into the cup.
make the dough cook fast:
Make a hole in the center of the ball, wetting your finger or using a knife.
the balls in a circular pattern in
which fits inside an idli cooker.
water to an idli cooker. The quantity of
water should be adequate to steam.
Heat the cooker till the water boils.
the bowl inside the idli cooker and steam
Make sure the water in the idli cooker does not enter inside the bowl.
the bowl from the cooker and
it aside for 2-3 minutes.
ball in the cup of the ottu
machine while the ball is still hot.
Place a plate below the cup to collect the home-made rice noodles.
|19.||Rotate or press (according
your machine) the handle of the machine.
the plate as you rotate / press the
the home-made rice noodles will spread on the entire plate.
Steps 18-20 for the second
other balls. Use another plate to collect the noodles.
After each noodle-set cools, transfer it immediately to a bowl and cover it.
shavige / akki shavige / home-made rice
noodles is ready.
Serve with copra-poppy seed kheer and or coconut chutney.
|TIPS||How to make Ottu Shavige or Akki Shavige?|
|1.||Make the noodles while the balls are hot, otherwise it would be difficult to rotate the machine handle.|
|2.||Ensure there is adequate water in the idli cooker.|
|3.||Use a pressure cooker, if you do not have the idli cooker, without putting the whistle (weight).|