Colocasia Leaf Paatraa

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20 mins Cooking Time
4 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 16%
Carbs 55%
Fats 30%
Lactose Free
Gluten Free
High Fiber
Tiffin Recipe

This high fiber, zero trans fat, gluten free, lactose free and no dairy leafy vegetable recipe is sure to stimulate your tastebuds. The popular vegetarian and vegan indian recipe is a perfect evening, dinner or lunch snacks dish. The savoury and flavorful recipe provides a boost of iron (fe) - 4% and total fiber - 4% to your daily meals and makes it more nutritionally diverse. The recipe goes perfectly with mix vegetable noodles clear soup, carrot tofu soup, zucchini moong soup or vegetable paya soup.


  • 3 No. Colocasia Leaves
  • 1/2 Cup Bengal Gram Flour (Besan)
  • 1 Tbsp Rice Flour
  • 2 Tsp Jaggery Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 1/2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1.5 Tsp Oil
  • As Required Water


  • Step 1

    In a mixing bowl, add besan, rice flour, red chilly powder, haldi, dhania powder, ginger garlic paste, tamarind paste, salt, jaggery powder and oil

  • Step 2

    Add required amount of water and mix well

  • Step 3

    On a cutting board place alu leaf and spread the mixture on the leaf. Fold the leaves and spread the mixture on the folded leaves

  • Step 4

    Roll the leaves, place it in a steamer and close with lid

  • Step 5

    Cut the alu wadi into slices

  • Step 6

    Heat oil in a pan, place the alu wadis and shallow fry it on both the sides

  • Step 7

    Serve hot

Healthy Twist

To Improve Bone Health, Add a Tsp of Calcium Rich White Sesame Seeds

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Chickpea Flour (Besan)
Food Additives
Red Chilli
Approximate values
Serving Size Number(20gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 6gm 2.1%
Dietary Fiber 1gm 5.0%
Protein 2gm 3.9%
Total Fat 2gm 2.0%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 45 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 13 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 8 minutes
  • Bicycling 7 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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