Kodbel Makha Recipe | Mashed Wood Apple

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Kodbel makha or wood apple mashed is a spicy-tangy delicacy with a touch of mild sweetness.

It gives us a flashback of our childhood memories, sun-kissed balconies and the much-loved corner of our terrace where we loved to enjoy lip-smacking kadbel makha.

Want to know how it is done?

Kodbel makha Recipe

Key Takeaways

  • Kodbel Makha is a nostalgic and flavorful dish that combines spicy, tangy, and mild sweetness.
  • It evokes childhood memories and is often enjoyed in sun-kissed balconies or terrace corners.
  • The recipe involves smashing wood apple pulp with green chilies and adding spices like rock salt, chat masala, kasundi, mustard oil, and sugarcane molasses for a delicious taste.

The Ingredients:

Kodbel Makha Ingredients

  • Wood Apple – 2 pcs
  • Rocksalt – 1 tbsp
  • Chaat masala – 1 tbsp
  • Kasundi – 1 tpsp
  • Mustard oil – 1 tbsp
  • Sugarcane molasses – 2 tbsp
  • Green chillies – 2 pcs
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp
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How to Make Kodbel Makha (Mashed Wooden Apple) – (Stepwise Images)?

1st Procedure:

First, break the wooden apple with a pestle.

break the wooden apple

Squeeze the pulp out from a wooden apple.

Squeeze the pulp out from a wooden apple

Smash the pulp with the pestle. Add green chillies. Smash again. The Flavor of green chillies will get into the pulp.

Smash the pulp with green chillies
Add rock salt, chat masala, mustard oil and sugarcane molasses. Mix well.
Add rock salt, chat masala, mustard oil and sugarcane molasses to smashed wooden apple
Pour in a bowl.
Pour Kodbel Makha in a bowl
2nd Preparation
Squeeze pulp out from another wooden apple.
Squeeze pulp out from another wooden apple
Smash the pulp.
Smash the pulp wooden apple pulp
Add coriander leaves and green chillies. Smash again.
Add coriander leaves and green chillies to kodbel makha to smash again
Add rock salt, chat masala, kasundi, sugarcane molasses and mustard oil. Mix well.
Add rock salt, chat masala, kasundi, sugarcane molasses and mustard oil to Kodbel Makha step by step
Pour in a small bowl.

Pour second Kodbel Makha in a bowl

Kodbel Makha Alternatives

Kodbel Makha alternatives are Amra Makha, Kanch Aam Makha, Batabi Lebu Makha, Lethul Makha, Tetul makha etc.

Pro Tips for Making Best Kodbel Makha

Choose Quality Kodbel: Start with good-quality Kodbel. Ensure that they are fresh and properly ripe.

Use Fresh Ingredients: Fresh ingredients will enhance the overall taste of your Kodbel Makha.

Balance the Heat: Adjust the number of green chilies to your spice preference. You can add more or fewer chilies to control the level of spiciness in your dish.

Mash Carefully: When mashing the Kodbel, aim for good paste. This texture adds to the overall appeal of the dish.

With these pro tips, you’ll be able to prepare a delicious and authentic Kodbel Makha.

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Questions & Answers:

What to Serve with Kodbel Makha?

You can simply serve Kodbel Makha just like that as a pickle.

What Does Kodbel Makha Taste Like?

Kodbel Makha tastes sweet, sour and spicy as for the mixture of the spices.

Recipe Card

Kodbel Makha

Kodbel Makha (Mashed Wood Apple)

By Mita Mondal
Kadbel makha or mashed wood apple is aspicy-tangy delicacy with a touch of mild sweetness.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Starter, Veg Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 188 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pcs Wood Apple
  • 1 tbsp Rocksalt
  • 1 tbsp Chaat masala
  • 1 tbsp Kasundi
  • 1 tbsp Mustard oil
  • 2 tbsp Sugarcane molasses
  • 2 pcs Green chillies
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves

Instructions
 

1st Procedure:

  • Start by breaking the wooden apple using a pestle.
  • Squeeze out the pulp from the wooden apple.
  • Smash the pulp using the pestle and add green chillies. Smash again to infuse the flavor of the chillies into the pulp.
  • Add rock salt, chat masala, mustard oil, and sugarcane molasses. Mix well.
  • Transfer the mixture to a bowl.

2nd Procedure:

  • Squeeze out the pulp from another wooden apple.
  • Smash the pulp using the pestle.
  • Add coriander leaves and green chillies. Smash again.
  • Add rock salt, chat masala, kasundi, sugarcane molasses, and mustard oil. Mix well.
  • Transfer the mixture to a small bowl.

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Nutrition Info (Estimation Only)

Nutrition Facts
Kodbel Makha (Mashed Wood Apple)
Amount per Serving
Calories
 
188
Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
7
g
11
%
Saturated Fat
 
0.4
g
3
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Sodium
 
1861
mg
81
%
Potassium
 
7
mg
0
%
Carbohydrates
 
24
g
8
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
7
g
14
%
Vitamin A
 
9
IU
0
%
Vitamin C
 
5
mg
6
%
Calcium
 
119
mg
12
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Conclusion

Kodbel Makha is a sweet and sour which is loved by all kids. You can make it at your home and be the best mom for your kids.

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