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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Thoor Dhal Kuzhi Paniyaram

Ingredients
Idly rice-2 cups
Thoor dhal-3/4 cup
Urad dhal-1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Oil-to cook the paniyarams
Method
Soak rice & dhals separately for 2 hours.Grind the dhals till fluffy & keep it aside.Grind the rice to fine rawa consistency.Mix everything together,add salt & let it ferment overnight.Heat a paniyaram pan,pour 1tsp of oil in the holes.Pour a ladle of the batter in the wholes & cook it till crisp on both sides.Serve it with any chutney or idly milagai podi.
Note:You can even make Idlys out of this batter(Courtesy: Mrs.Mallika Badrinath)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Watermelon Lassi

Ingredients
Seedless watermelon chopped-1 cup
Thick curd-1/2 cup
Sugar-1 or 2 tsp
Crushed cardamom powder-a pinch(optional)
Method
Blend all above ingredients together in a blender till smooth and frothy.Serve it cold with ice cubes....

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Kara Sev

Ingredients
Besan-1 & 1/2 cup
Rice flour-1/2 cup
Hing-1/2tsp
Red chilly powder-1tsp
Jeera-2tsp
Crushed pepper-2tsp
Salt to taste
Butter-1tbsp
Oil-to deep fry
Method
Mix all above ingredients together.Add water little by little & mix it to a dough(this dough will be a bit sticky).Fill it in a sev press which has bigger holes in it.Press it directly into the hot oil.Deep fry it in medium flame till crisp & light brown on all sides.Cool & store it in an air tight container.
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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Rajma Sundal / Kidney Beans Sundal

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Rajma Sundal
Ingredients
Cooked rajma/kidney beans with salt-2 cups
(do not over cook the beans)
Desiccated coconut-1tbsp
Chopped curry & coriander leaves-little
Tempering
Oil-2tsp
Mustard,Urad dhal.Jeera/cumin-each 1/4tsp
Chopped green chillies-1
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Add the cooked rajma &coconut,saute for 2 minutes.Switch off the stove garnish with chopped curry & coriander leaves & serve......