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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Murukku Recipe / Easy Murukku Recipe / Pottukadalai Murukku / Roasted Gram Dal Murukku Recipe / Crispy Murukku Recipe / Diwali snack recipe

Murukku / Easy Murukku Recipe / Pottukadalai Murukku / Roasted Gram Dal Murukku Recipe / Crispy Murukku Recipe / Diwali snack recipe
Murukku
Ingredients
Rice flour-2 cups
(I used the store bought)
Pottukadalai / Putnala Pappu /Roasted gram dal powder-1/2 cup
Salt-1tsp
Jeera/cumin-1tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Hing-1/4tsp
Melted butter-1tbsp
Water-around 1 & 1/4 cup
Oil-to deep fry
Murukku / Easy Murukku Recipe / Pottukadalai Murukku / Roasted Gram Dal Murukku Recipe / Crispy Murukku Recipe / Diwali snack recipe
Murukku
Method
Take a bowl add  rice flour,pottukadalai,salt,butter,chilly powder ,jeera & hing.
Pour water little by little & make a soft dough.
Heat oil in a pan,fill the dough into the murukku press.
Press them directly into the hot oil,in medium high flame fry till crisp & light golden brown on all sides.
Remove it on a kitchen paper for excess oil to get absorbed.
Cool completely & store it in a air tight container.
Note:
a) To not add too much butter,otherwise your murukku will crumble while frying.It will consume more oil too.Even hot oil can be replaced for butter.
b) Add water little by little to get the right consistency.
c) Instead of jeera you can add ajwain.
d) If you like garlic taste,add grated garlic to the dough.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Brinjals In Curry Leaf Gravy Recipe / Thai Brinjals In Curry Leaf Pepper Gravy Recipe

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Brinjal In Curry Leaf Gravy
Ingredients fried in 1tsp of oil & ground to a smooth paste
Whole pepper-2tsp
Coriander seeds-2tsp
Red chillies-4
Green chillies-2
Cinnamon-1'' piece
Cloves-2
Fennel seeds-1tsp
Curry leaves-2 cups
Small onions-1 cup
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Ginger & Garlic-1tsp
Grated coconut-1tbsp
Method
Heat 1 tsp of oil add all above ingredients & fry till light brown.
Do not burn them.Cool the mixture add the tamarind juice.
Grind the mixture to a smooth paste.

Tempering
Oil-1tbsp
Mustard-1tsp
Other ingredients
Slit Thai green brinjal-6
( you can use any kind of small round brinjals)
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves
Diluted tamarind juice-1 cup
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with mustard seeds.
Now add the brinjals fry till all sides are slightly roasted.
Pour the ground paste,salt & very little water.
Cover & cook the gravy till raw smell disappears & oil starts to separate the pan.
Garnish  with chopped coriander leaves.
Best served with hot plain rice.

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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Ulundu Sadam Recipe / Ulundhu Sadam Recipe / Ullunthu Sadam Recipe / Urad Dal Rice Recipe / Black Gram Rice Recipe / Ulutham Paruppu Sadam / Ulundu Choru Recipe

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Ulundu Sadam
Ingredients
Rice - 1 cup
Black Urad Dal - 1/2 cup
( I used the broken urad dal with skin)
Salt to taste
Water - 4 cups
Tempering
Sesame oil - 3 tsp
Sliced garlic - 5
Curry leaves few
Jeera / Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Methi / Fenugreek seeds - 1/8 tsp
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Fresh grated coconut - 2 tbsp
Method
Dry roast urad dal till nice aroma comes out and has slightly colour changed.
Heat a pressure cooker pour oil & temper it with above ingredients.
Now add the washed rice,water,salt & dry roasted urad dal.
Pressure cook till done,cool & then open the cooker.
Best served with Ellu Thogayal.

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Sunday, August 9, 2015

Chicken 65 Recipe - How to make Chicken 65 Restaurant Style

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Chicken 65
Ingredients
Boneless chicken pieces - 30 small pieces
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Egg -1
Rice flour - 1tsp heaped
Corn starch - 2 tsp heaped
Red/Yellow food colour - 2 generous pinch
Curry leaves few
Oil to deep fry
Method
Take a bowl add all the above ingredients together except the curry leaves.
Mix everything well ,sprinkle very little water if needed.Make sure the chicken pieces are well coated with the masala.Leave it for marination at least for 30 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan fry the curry leaves till crisp & keep it aside.
In the same oil drop these chicken pieces in batches.
Deep fry in medium high flame till cooked & crisp on both sides.
Remove the pieces in a kitchen paper to remove excess oil if any.
Garnish with fried curry leaf,onion rings & lemon wedges.
Serve them with Mint Raita.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Featured in Namaste NT Magazine Of Darwin,Australia

My recipe Easy cheesy garlic pull apart got published this month's issue Namaste NT Magazine of Darwin,Australia http://namasteynt.com.au/easy-cheesy-garlic-pull-apart-bread-cheese-and-garlic-crack-bread-recipe/

Easy Cheesy Garlic Pull Apart Bread / Cheese And Garlic Crack Bread Recipe

Easy Cheesy Garlic Pull Apart Bread / Cheese And Garlic Crack Bread Recipe


Ingredients
Crusty round or oval shaped loaf or any kind bread – 2
Salt to taste
Soft butter – 3tbsp
Finely shredded mozzarella cheese or any kind melting cheese- 1/2 cup
Fresh or dry chopped parsley – 3 tsp
Garlic grated – 2
Red chilly flakes – 1/4 tsp
Method
Pre.heat oven to 350 deg F.
Take a bowl add garlic,chilly flakes,salt,parsley & butter.Mix everything well.
Place the bread on a cutting board,use a sharp bread knife to cut the bread.
Score the bread loaf crosswise & lengthwise into small squares.Don’t cut all the way down.
Gently spread the bread with your fingers,now apply the butter mixture in between each squares
Same way stuff the shredded cheese into the cracks.
Place this bread on a baking tray & bake for just 5 to 7 minutes or till the cheese has melted.
Do not bake till bread turns crisp or brown.
Serve immediately with any dip you like.
Note:
a) You can replace parsley with freshly chopped green onions.
b) Instead of shredded cheese you can also place small pieces of any kind of melting cheese slice in the slits you made on bread & then bake.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Karamani Vada Recipe / Bobbarlu Vadalu Recipe /Alasanda Vada / Black Eyed Beans Fritters / Lobia Vada

Karamani Vada Recipe / Bobbarlu Vadalu Recipe /Alasanda Vada / Black Eyed Peas Fritters / Lobia Vada
Karamani Vada
Ingredients
Karamani /Alasanda/ Lobia/Black eye bean- 1 cup
(soak it in water for over night)
Green chillies-2 to 3
Ginger-a small piece
Jeera-1tsp
Chopped curry & coriander leaves-2tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil-to deep fry
Method
Drain out the water completely from the beans.Take a blender add the beans,green chillies & ginger,grind them to a semi coarse batter.Do not add water while grinding.
Transfer into a bowl,add jeera,salt, chopped coriander & curry leaves,mix them well.
Heat oil in a pan,take small portion of the batter & flatten it.
Drop it directly into the hot oil & deep fry in mediun high flame till crisp & light brown on all sides.
Remove it on a kitchen paper for excess oil to get absorbed.serve them hot
Note:
a) Before grinding make sure there is no water at all.
b) Today i made it for pooja so did not add onion.Adding onion gives a extra flavour for your vadas.
c) If your batter becomes watery add 1 or 2 tsp rice flour.

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