UKAD / Rice Flour Rough/ Maharashtrian Snack/ Breakfast

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Simple yet super comfort / soul satisfying food.. ” Ukad ” or Rice Flour Rough” .. A traditional Maharashtrian recipe prepared by cooking rice flour with sour buttermilk and tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chilies.

Growing up in in India, it was one of the breakfast item that repeated quiet often in our home. We never got tired of eating it. Eating the scrapes from pan after it was finished , used to be a fun activity amongst the siblings. An authentic way to enjoy it is by pouring some oil over it and eating ( ok..licking it ? )with fingers ( sans spoon ) Simple , easy to make , yet lip smacking tasty dish for craving taste-buds ??

You will be amazed to see how simple yet delectable recipe this is. Few ingredients, 10 mins and you have warm, comfort food ready. Gluten free and vegetarian recipe, it includes the staple food for a large percentage of us-Rice !!Let’s check out how to make this wonderful concoction.

Preparation Time: 5mins ;  Cooking Time: 10-15mins;  Total Time: 20 mins
Ingredients:
2 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup rice flour
3 to 4 curry leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
pinch of asafetida
1 finely chopped green chilli or 1/2 tsp of red chili powder
3 tsp oil
salt to taste
Directions :
  1. Whisk the rice flour, buttermilk and salt in a bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, let it pop for few seconds. Add cumin seeds.
  3. Add the turmeric, asafodita and the curry leaves,
  4. Next, add the chilis and  stir well.
  5. Now add the rice flour buttermilk mixture and stir continuously with a spatula.
  6. Add about 2-3 tablespoons water if you can’t stir it easily.
  7. Continuie stirring the mix till it becomes thick ( approximately 5 minutes on medium heat)
  8. Ukad is ready !  Serve hot !!
  9. Traditionally , it is served with extra oil on top.
Hope you enjoy making this simple yet very tasty preparation. Sometimes, our bodies crave food that is very nostalgic , that connects us to simple pleasures of life. Ukad to me is one such recipe. Nothing fancy, nothing elaborate but it hits all the right notes.
Food and cooking helps us bring that perfect harmony of life’s treasure chest that we keep on cherishing and further passing it on to the next generation. Not sure if my kids will have same connection and feelings with certain food that I have . But surely they will feel and know about it. And that’s how memories around food are created and cherished through generations !!Happy foodies 🙂

Ukad-Spicy Rice Flour Rough

A traditional Maharashtrian recipe prepared by cooking rice flour with sour buttermilk and tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chilies

Author Pranjali @ProfusionCurry

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 3 to 4 curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • pinch of asafetida
  • 1 finely chopped green chili or 1/2 tsp of red chili powder
  • 3 tsp oil
  • salt to taste

Instructions

Directions :

  1. Whisk the rice flour, buttermilk and salt in a bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, let it pop for few seconds. Add cumin seeds.
  3. Add the turmeric, asafetida and the curry leaves,
  4. Next, add the chilis and stir well.
  5. Now add the rice flour buttermilk mixture and stir continuously with a spatula.
  6. Add about 2-3 tablespoons water if you can’t stir it easily.
  7. Continue stirring the mix till it becomes thick ( approximately 5 minutes on medium heat)
  8. Ukad is ready ! Serve hot !!
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