Patara is a rolled Gujarati snacks called farasan in Gujarati. Patara is a spicy snacks recipe. Patara is made up of colocasia leaves with layered of chana flour and fry with all the ingredients. Gujarati makes patara in all occasions or day to day life too.
Ingredients for Patara Recipe
Colocasia leaves (patara): 250 grams
Chana flour: 225 grams
Sugar: 5 table spoons
Red chilli powder: 2 tea spoons
Garam masala: 1 tea spoon
Dhana-jeera powder: 1 tea spoon
Mustard seeds: 1 tea spoon
Sesame seeds: 1 tea spoon
Coconut (grated): 1 tea spoon
Clove-cinnamon powder: 1 tea spoon
Ginger and green chili paste: 1 tea spoon
Turmeric powder: ¼ tea spoon
Curd: 1 cup
Jiggery (grated): ¾ Cup
Butter milk: ½ cup
Coriander leaves: a few (chopped)
Khus khus seeds: a few
Asafetida: a pinch
Oil as needed
Salt to taste
Method How to make Patara Recipe
Step-1: Take a colocasia leaves and removes their veins, wash them well.
Step-2: Take chana flour add Ginger and green chili paste, jiggery, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, asafetida, salt, 2 table spoons oil, 3 table spoons sugar. Mix them well and make a thick batter.Make a thick batter.
Step-3: Spread the batter on the leaves and roll them tightly.
Step-4: Steam the rolled sieve for a few minutes without the whistle if pressure cooker is used.
Step-5: After steamed apply little oil on them to keep them soft. Cut them into pieces.
Step-6: Take a pan , add oil, mustard seeds, sesame seeds, better milk, salt, sugar and cinnamon-clove powder. Add patara pieces and fry it.
Step-7: Garnish with coconut (grated), coriander (chopped) and sprinkle some khus khus on them.