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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Shikanji Recipe / Shikanjvi Recipe / Indian Lemonade Recipe

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Shikanji
Ingredients
Lemon - 1 medium size
Cold water 2 & 1/2 glasses
Salt to taste
Black salt - 1/8 tsp
Chaat masala - 1/2 tsp
Roasted & powdered jeera/cumin powder - 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/8 tsp
Mint leaves crushed - 6
Sugar - 2 tbsp
Method
Take a jar squeeze out the juice from the lemon.
Add all the above mentioned ingredients.
Stir to make sure sugar has completely dissolved.
Filter & pour it in a glass,add ice cubes garnish with some mint leaves.
Serve cold immediately as a refreshing drink.
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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Dum Aloo Recipe / Aloo Dum Recipe

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Dum Aloo
Ingredients for the gravy
Curd - 3tbsp
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder - 3/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Powdered fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
Method
Mix all the above ingredients in a bowl,keep it aside
Ingredients  ground to a smooth paste
Chopped onion - 1/2
Large vine tomato - 1
Ginger & Garlic paste - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Cashew nuts - 15
Method
Add everything in a blender & grind to a smooth paste.Keep it aside.
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Other Ingredients
Small potatoes - 10
( Boil in water,peel the skin,prick with a fork on all sides.Deep fry or shallow fry in oil till golden brown on all sides.)
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Dum Aloo
Tempering
Oil - 3 tbsp
Ghee - 3 tsp
Jeera - 1tsp
Star anise - 1
Cloves -1
Cardamom -2
Bay leaf -1
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Dum Aloo
Method
Heat oil & ghee in a pan add the tempering ingredients.
Now add the ground masala & in low flame fry till masala leaves the oil.
Now add the curd mixture & cook till everything is well combined & the raw smell has disappeard.
Pour some water add the fried potato & cook till gravy is thick.
Switch off the flame mix in some cream if adding & garnish with crushed methi leaves & ginger strips.
Best served with Roti.

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Vepampoo Sadam Recipe / Dry Neem Flower Rice Recipe / Bevina Hoovu Anna Recipe

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Vepampoo Sadam
Ingredients for tempering
Sesame oil - 3 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Channa dal - 1/2 tsp
Jeera/Cumin - 1/8 tsp
Mor Milagai/ Sun dried chillies - 2 small
Curry leaves few
Chopped garlic - 2
Dry vepampoo / neem flower - 2 tsp
Other ingredients
Leftover cooked rice as needed
Ghee - 1 tsp
Crushed black pepper - 1/2 tsp
Salt as needed
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Fry till vepampoo is light brown & crisp.
Add the leftover rice & salt.& mix well till everything is well combined.
Switch off the flame add crushed pepper powder,curry leaves & ghee.
Gently mix & serve with papad or chips.

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Saturday, April 23, 2016

How To Clean Vazhaithandu / How to Clean Plantain Stem / Cleaning & Cutting Of Banana Stem

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Method 1
Cut the stem into thin slices you will find the fibers connected to the slice & the stem.
Gently remove the fibers by using your fingers.
Repeat the same till all the fibers are removed.
Chop then into small pieces & soak it in water to avoid blackening.
Cook the stem immediately.Do not store it in fridge once cut.
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Method 2
Cut the stem into thin slices you will find the fibers connected to the stem & the slice
Chop it finely and add it to diluted buttermilk.
Take a wooden stick (i used chop sticks ) and swirl it in circular motion for couple times.
Remove the stick from the buttermilk you will find the fibers are stuck to the stick.
Gently remove & repeat the process till all the fibers are removed.
Rinse & then cook it to your choice.
Cook the stem immediately.Do not store it in fridge once cut.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Methi Corn Malai Recipe / Methi Makai Malai / Fenugreek And Corn Curry Recipe

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Methi Corn Malai
Ingredients dry roasted & powdered
Cloves- 5
Cinnamon - 2 small sticks
Cardamom - 2
Peppercorns - 7
Cumin seeds/Jeera - 1tsp
( Dry roast the above ingredients till just hot,cool & grind to a fine powder)
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Onion - 1/2
Green chillies-3
Ginger - a small piece
Garlic -3
Cashewnuts - 1tbsp
Poppy seeds - 1 tbsp
Other Ingredients
Frozen Methi/Fenugreek leaves - 2 cubes
( Approximately 1/2 cup)
Frozen corn - 1 & 1/2 cups
( cook in microwave for a minute)
Sugar - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Milk - 1/2 cup
Oil- 2 tbsp
Butter - 2 tbsp
Method
Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan add the methi & fry for 3 to 4 minutes.Cool & grind to a semi coarse paste.Keep it aside.
Now heat remaining oil & butter in a pan ,in medium low flame fry the ground paste till the masala leaves the sides of the pan.
Now add the salt,sugar, ground methi & corn,saute for couple more minutes.
Add the ground masala powder & milk,cook till everything is well combined.
Switch off the flame & serve them with roti or jeera rice.
Note:
a) Cream can be added at the last for extra richness.
b) Fresh methi leaves can also be added.

Courtesy: Priya with a slight change

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Vegetable Pulao /Veg.Pulao - Easy,Simple & Quick Veg. Pulao Recipe

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Vegetable Pulao
Ingredients
Basmati rice-1 & 1/2 cups
Water-3 cups
Salt to taste
My Biriyani /Pulao Masala-1tsp
Chopped onion-2 tbsp
Slit green chillies-1
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Mixed vegetables-1 & 1/2 cups
(I used peas,carrot,beans,cauliflower,potato,cabbage)
Chopped tomato-1/2 (optional)
Mint leaves-few
Oil-2tsp
Ghee-1tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan fry onion till light pink,now add the ginger & garlic paste & fry till raw smell has disappeared.
Add all the vegetables & mint leaves,saute for 2 minutes.Add the rice,salt,biriyani masala powder & water.
Cover it with a lid & in very low flame cook the rice is done.
Remove the lid mix in the ghee,give a quick mix & serve it with raita of your choice.

Check for version 2 Veg.pulao recipe Here

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Aloo Broccoli Kurkure / Potato Broccoli Kurkure Recipe - Easy Kids Snack

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Aloo Broccoli Kurkure
Ingredients to be combined together
Boiled potato - 2 medium size
Finely grated broccoli - 1/4 cup
Chopped fresh mint leaves - 1 tbsp heaped
Red chilly flakes - 1/4 tsp
Chaat masala - 1/4 tsp
Jeera/Cumin powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Amchur powder - 1/8 tsp
Other ingredients
Maida / All purpose flour - 2 tsp heaped
Poha / Rice flakes powdered - 1/2 cup
Oil to deep fry
Method
Take a bowl mash the potatoes add all the above mentioned ingredients.
Mix till everything is combined.Take small portion & form into tight round balls.
Make a semi thin batter with maida & little water.
Dip these balls into the maida batter then into the powdered poha.
Make sure all the sides are evenly coated.arrange them on a plate.
Heat oil in a pan and deep fry these balls in medium high flame till crisp & light brown on all sides.
Remove them on a kitchen paper for excess oil to get absorbed.
Serve with any dip you like.
Note:
a) Make sure there is no water in your potatoes,otherwise your balls may break while frying.
b) Always fry in medium high flame then you can reduce it later.
c) Instead of red chilly flakes you can also add chopped green chillies.

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Idli 65 Recipe / Idli Fritter Stir Fry- How to make Idli 65

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Idli 65
Ingredients for marination
Lime juice -1 tsp
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder- 3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Garam masala-1/2tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Yellow food colour-a pinch(optional)
Rice flour-1tsp
Corn flour-2tsp
Maida / All purpose flour - 2 tsp (heaped)
Other ingredients
Idli -8
( cut it into small cubes)
Oil to deep fry
Garnish
Fried green chillies & curry leaves
Lemon wedges
Onion rings
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Idli 65
Method
Take all the marination ingredients in a bowl,pour water & make a semi thick batter.
Add the idly pieces make sure all the pieces are well coated with the masala,rest it for 10 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan & deep fry the idli pieces in batches till crisp on all sides.
Remove it on a kitchen paper for extra oil to get absorbed.
Before serving sprinkle some chaat masala,garnish with fried green chillies,curry leaves,lemon wedges & onion rings.
Best served as a starter.
Note:
You can make this recipe with leftover Idli too.

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