Mangalore Style Southe Gatti/Southekayi kadubu Recipe (Steamed Cucumber Dumplings)

Mangalore Style Southe Gatti/Southekayi kadubu Recipe (Steamed Cucumber Dumplings) is a hot steamed rice and cucumber dumpling. Gatti is usually prepared using rice, coconut and finely grated squash. You can use any different type of squash like Mangalore cucumber, white or yellow pumpkin. Traditionally they are steamed using a banana leaf which also gives a nice flavor and aroma to the dumpling. You can make these as a healthy start for your breakfast or even serve it as a snack during your evening time.  Idli Rice, Fresh coconut, Cucumber, Sugar, Salt   1 cup Idli Rice , washed and dried 1/2 cup Fresh coconut 1 Cucumber , grated 1 tablespoon Sugar Salt , a pinch, or to taste     10   20     To begin making the Mangalore Style Southe Gatti, we will wash the rice thoroughly with water and place them spread over a table cloth so that it dries away faster.Grind it in a mixer to a smooth powder, keep it aside add coconut and grind that also to a coarse mixture.Mix all the rest of the ingredients into a bowl and you will have a consistency of a dropping batter.Heat a vegetable steamer, if you are using a banana leaf cut them into rectangular shape and place the batter in the center and fold it tightly and carefully place it inside the steamer. You can as well use a parchment paper.Steam them for at least 15 minutes and serve hot. Serve the Mangalore Style Southe Gatti along with coconut chutney, tomato onion chutney to enjoy the breakfast.