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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween


Ingredients used are -Apples & Cereal bits.

When witches go riding
and black cats are seen,
the moon laughs and whispers,
'tis near Halloween

Wishing you a Happy Halloween

Friday, October 26, 2012

Quinoa Murukku

Ingredients
Rice flour-1 & 1/2 cup
Slightly dry roasted & powdered quinoa-1/2 cup
Besan-1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Hing-1tsp
Water-required amount to make a soft dough
Hot oil-1tbsp
Oil-to deep fry
Method
Pour water little by little & make a soft dough with all above ingredients.Heat oil in a pan,fill some dough in the murukku press/mould.Press directly into the hot oil.Deep fry in medium flame till light brown on all sides & crisp .Remove on a kitchen paper. Cool & store in a air tight container.



Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Brown Rice Vermicelli Upuma

Ingredients to temper
Oil-4tsp
Mustard,Urad dhal,Channa dhal-each 1tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/4tsp
Red chillies-4
Peanuts-a handful
Curry leaves-little
Chopped onion-1/2
Chopped tomato-1
Salt to taste
Other ingredients
Brown rice vermicelli-300gms packet
(cook it according to the direction on the pack)
Coriander leaves for garnish
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it.Fry the onion & tomato till light brown.Reduce the heat & add the vermicelli & salt.Toss it well ,garnish it with coriander leaves.If you wish you can also squeeze some lime juice after switching off the flame.Mix & serve it hot.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Pear & Mint Raita


Ingredients
Chopped pear-1
(do not use too ripe pear)
Chopped mint leaves-10
Beaten curd-1 cup
Salt & Pepper to taste
Roasted & powdered jeera/cumin-1tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together & serve it cold.Sprinkle some chilly powder on top(optional).



Thursday, October 4, 2012

Sago Bonda Recipe / Sabudana Bonda Recipe / Saggubiyyam Bonda Recipe / Javvarisi Bonda Recipe

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Sago Bonda
Ingredients
Sago / Sabudana -1/2 cup
Semi thick curd-1 cup
Rice flour-1/3 cup
White rava/sooji-1/4cup
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped green chillies-2
Chopped coriander & curry leaves-1tbsp
Salt to taste
Jeera/cumin seeds-1tsp
Cooking soda -a pinch
Oil-to deep fry
Method
Soak sago with the curd for 8 hours or overnight for the sago to get bloated.
Mix all above ingredients,if needed add very little water to make a thick dropping consistency batter.
Before dropping into the oil mix the cooking soda.
Heat oil in a pan drop the batter using a spoon.
Fry in medium low heat till crisp & light brown on all sides.
Serve it with any dip you like.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Oats Bisibelebath / Bisi Bele Bath With Oats / Savoury Oats Porridge Recipe


Ingredients
Quick oats-1 & 1/2 cup
(slightly dry roasted)
Toor dhal-3/4 cup
(Cooked with turmeric & mashed well)
Salt to taste
Mixed vegetables-2 cups
(Carrot,peas,zucchini,potato,beans,drumstick or any vegetable of your choice)
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Hing-1/2tsp
Curry leaves-little
Tamarind juice-1 cup diluted
Tempering
Oil-2tsp
Mustard,Uraddhal,Jeera,Methi-little
Small onions whole-1/2 cup
Chopped tomato-1
Fry till light brown in 1/2tsp of oil & make a powder
Channadhal-1 & 1/2tsp
Coriander seeds-2tsp
Jeera-1/8tsp
Methi-10 seeds
Hing-1/4tsp
Coconut-2tsp
Cloves-2
Cinnamon-a small piece
Garnish
Ghee-1tbsp
Red chillies-2
Curry leaves little
Cashew nuts-a handful
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it.Fry onions & tomatoes till light brown.Add the vegetables,dry ingredients & tamarind juice.Cook till the vegetables are cooked,add the cooked dhal, ground masala powder & enough water to cook the oats,give a nice boil.Add the oats & cook in low flame till done.Garnish & serve it hot with appalam & raita