Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Kocchige Gidde.( Rice Cake).

Kocchige Gidde means  a kind of idlis made with  boiled and raw rice.  Kocchige means boiled rice. Gidde is made of  two types of rice. Boiled and raw rice in equal quantity. You can have this food for breakfast or dinner. It is a healthy food.

Things needed:

Raw Rice : 1 cup.
Boiled Rice.: 1 cup.
Fresh coconut : 1 cup.
Salt : to taste.
Water : as required.
Oil or Ghee : 1 Tea spoon.

Method :

1. Wash and soak boiled and raw rice together for 6 to 8 hours and grind using little water.

2. Add fresh coconut while grinding.  Grind to rava consistency  and remove from the mixi jar.
3. The consistency should be like idli batter. Add Salt and mix it well

4. Now apply oil to idli plates and put the ground batter and cook for 20 to 30 minutes in a Idli cooker .

5.Prick a knife edge to see that giidde is cooked nicely. If its cooked it does not stick to the sides.
6.Serve hot giddes with coconut chutney or pickle and jaggery.
7.Put a spoon of coconut oil on the top of gidde before serving.

Note : Must cook properly . You can extend the cooking for 40 minutes too.You can do this giddes using only boiled rice. You can also add more coconut if you wish . It gives a better taste.

Serves 3 to 4 people.
Time : 1 Hour : 40 Minutes.
Soaking time Extra 


  1. Thanks for simple and clear instructions..
    I love kocchige giddes :)

    1. Thanks for liking the recipe Purushotham Br..maadi will like it surely..


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