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Gujarati ponk( fresh jowar)

Discussion in 'Recipe Central' started by Phalguni, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. Phalguni

    Phalguni Bronze IL'ite

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    Hi friends,
    This is the season of fresh jowar...called ponk?ponkh.I remember eating it with sev at a road side stall.Can anyone give me recipe for that?I hope my gujarati friends certainly help me.Thanks in advance.

  2. rekbal

    rekbal Silver IL'ite

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    For The Pattie
    4 large potatoes
    1 medium sweet potato (shakarkand)
    salt to taste
    corn (makai ke dane) flour for rolling
    oil for cooking

    To Be Mixed Into The Stuffing
    1 cup ponk
    1/4 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
    1/4 cup grated coconut
    1/2 tbsp ginger (adrak) paste
    1/2 tbsp green chilli paste
    1 tbsp chopped green garlic (hara lehsun)
    16 raisins (kismis)
    1/4 tsp garam masala
    1/4 tsp lemon juice
    sugar to taste
    salt to taste
    Boil the potato in a pressure cooker, remove the skin add salt and mash it.
    Peel, steam and mash the sweet potato add the salt and mix properly.
    Make 8 equal sized balls of sweet potato and 8 balls of potato with the help of little oil.
    First take sweet potato ball and flatten it.
    Add the ponk mixture in the center and fold ratalu to make a pattie.
    Then take potato ball, flatten it and cover the stuffed sweet potato ball.
    Now press the ball lightly with your hand.
    Roll it in corn flour and cook it on nonstick tava with little oil.
    Repeat the process with the remaining ingredients.
    Serve it with the chutney of your choice.

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