Jackfruit leaves basket

Kottige/ Khotto / Gunda/ Hittu is idlis steamed in jackfruit leaves basket. Jackfruit leaves are joined together using tooth pick or broom sticks to make these baskets. These baskets are filled with idli batter and steamed.  This is a popular breakfast dish in the coastal region of Karnataka. For special occasions such as Janmashtami and Ganesh Chaturthi, idlis are steamed in these mini jackfruit leaves basket. They are known asKottige or Gunda in Tulu , Khotto is Konkani and the other names are Hittu, Kotte Kadubu etc.

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To know, how to make these baskets, watch the video below:

 

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