Genasale recipe | Khara kadubu | Sweet kadubu | Urad dal spicy kadubu in banana leaf

By Latha on March 21st, 2019

genasale recipe

Genasale or khara kadubu recipe explained with step by step pictures and a video. Khara kadubu and sweet kadubu are steamed in banana leaves. Kara kadubu is prepared using rice, urad dal, coconut and spices. Sweet kadubu is prepared using rice, jaggery and coconut. This is a no fermentation and instant breakfast item.

You can serve this genasale or kadubu with coconut chutney and ghee. This is a very tasty recipe and can be prepared in jiffy. I have posted many steamed recipes on this website like Pundi gatti or unde kadubu, kayi kadubu, kara kadubu, eeradye (turmeric leaves sweet dumplings), pathrode, nuchinunde, idli, basale pundi, cucumber idli and pumpkin sweet idli recipes. Steamed recipes are very healthy.

I have also posted one similar southekayi kadubu recipe prepared using sambar cucumber. Also I have posted one more southekayi kadubu or cucumber idli recipe, which is prepared using cucumber and idli rava.

You can find many sweet recipes, snacks recipes, breakfast recipes, Malnad recieps and Udupi-Mangalore recieps on this website. Do Read, Try and Enjoy!!

I have made a video on this recipe with Kannada narration, which I have embedded it below. Kindly have a look.

Genasale or kadubu in banana leaves

Preparation time: 3 hours
Cooking time: 15 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup dosa rice
  2. 1/2 cup coconut
  3. 1/2 cup urad dal
  4. 2 cm length ginger
  5. 2 - 3 green chilies
  6. 1 tbsp finely chopped curry leaves
  7. A big pinch of asafoetida
  8. Salt as per your taste
  9. Banana leaves

Extra ingredients for sweet kadubu: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1/2 cup coconut
  2. 1/4 cup jaggery

Instructions for making sweet and khara kadubu:

  1. Soak the rice for 2 - 3 hours.rice for genasale or kadubu recipe
  2. Also soak the urad dal for 2 - 3 hours.urad dal for genasale or kadubu recipe
  3. Now take banana leaves and clean it thoroughly. Next either steam it or hold it on the stove top for few seconds. This is done to avoid breaking of the leaves while folding.banana leaves for genasale or kadubu recipe
  4. Once the rice is soaked transfer it into a mixie jar, add in 1/2 cup of coconut and required salt.soaked rice and coconut for genasale or kadubu recipe
  5. Grind it into a fine paste using required water. Make sure you add very minimum water required. The batter consistency should be thicker than milkshake. Transfer it into a container.rice batter for genasale or kadubu recipe
  6. Next take soaked urad dal, ginger, green chili and salt in a mixie jar.soaked urad dal, ginger and green chili for genasale or kadubu recipe
  7. Add in minimum required water and grind it into a smooth paste. Transfer it into a container. Add in finely chopped curry leaves and asafoetida. Give a quick mix and keep it aside.urad dal batter for genasale or kadubu recipe
  8. Next put the water in a steamer and keep it for boiling. Parallely take a banana leaf and spread the rice batter.rice batter on banana leaf for genasale or kadubu recipe
  9. On top of it, add in urad dal batter.spicy urad batter for genasale or kadubu recipe
  10. Fold it and place it carefully in the steamer.making kadubu on banana leaf for genasale or kadubu recipe
  11. To prepare sweet kadubu, spread jaggery-coconut mixture instead of urad dal batter.jaggery and coconut for genasale or kadubu recipe
  12. Like this continue and finish making all the kadubu and place them in the steamer.rice batter in banana leaves for genasale or kadubu recipe
  13. Steam it for 20 minutes. Serve the spicy kadubu with coconut chutney and sweet kadubu with ghee.steam cooking genasale or kadubu recipe

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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