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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Mysore Bonda

Ingredients
Maida/all purpose flour-1 cup
Rice flour-1/4 cup
Buttermilk to make a thick batter
Salt to taste
Jeera/cumin seeds-1tsp
Baking soda-1/2 tsp
Chopped green chillies-2 small
Chopped ginger-1tsp
Chopped coconut-3tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together.Add butter milk & make a thick batter like urad dhal vada batter.Heat oil in a pan,wet your hands & take smalls ball & drop it in hot oil.In medium flame fry it till brown on all sides.Serve it with any chutney.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Egg Masala Kuzhlambu/Kulambu

Ingredients fried in 2tsp of oil till light brown,then ground to a smooth paste
Coriander seeds-1 & 1/2tsp
Red chillies-3
Whole pepper-1tsp
Poppy seeds-1tsp
Fennel seeds-1tsp
Jeera/Cumin-1/2tsp
Cloves-1
Cinnamon stick-a small piece
Curry leaves-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Chopped onion-1/2
Chopped tomato-1/2
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Roasted gram /Pottukadalai-1tsp(no need to fry)
Coconut-1tbsp
Tempering
Sesame oil-1tbsp
Mustard-1tsp
Methi seeds/fenugreek-8
Curry leaves-1tsp
Other ingredients
Diluted tamarind water-2 cups
Boiled eggs(make slits on it)-6
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it,pour the ground masala & the tamarind juice.In low flame cook till the gravy is slightly thick,add the eggs & give a boil.Switch off the stove ,garnish it with curry & coriander leaves & serve it with hot rice.


Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Turnip Chutney

Ingredients
Chopped turnip-1/2
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped tomato-1
Salt to taste
Oil-2tsp
Urad dhal & Channa dhal-each-1tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/4tsp
Red chillies-3
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-little
Hing-a pinch
Method
Heat oil in a pan fry the dhals ,jeera & red chillies till light brown.Add the other ingredients & fry till raw smell goes off.Cool, add salt & grind to a smooth paste.Serve it with any tiffin.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Mango Rawa Kesari

Ingredients
Ghee-1/2 cup
White rawa/semolina-1 cup
Sugar-1 cup
Water-2 cups
Mango pulp-1 & 1/4 cup
Cardamom powder-1tsp
Saffron-a pinch
Fried nuts in ghee-1tbsp
Method
Heat ghee in a pan,fry the rawa till raw smell goes off.Boil water in a pan,add it to the rawa.Cook it in slow flame till it absorbs all the water.Add cardamom powder,saffron,mango pulp & sugar mix it & cook it for 1 minute.Switch off the stove,garnish it with nuts and serve.