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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Maa Vathal Mor Kuzhambu Recipe / Maa Vathal Mor Kulambu / Dry Mango Curd Gravy Recipe

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Tempering

Coconut oil - 2 tsp

Mustard - 1 tsp

Methi seeds - 6

Urad dal - 1/2 tsp

Jeera - 1/8 tsp

Hing - a generous pinch

Curry leaves few

Mor milagai / Salted sun dried chillies - 2

Other ingredients

Beaten curd - 1 cup

( make sure they are not too sour)

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Dried salted mango pieces - 2 or 3 small pieces or as needed

( soak the mango pieces in water for overnight to soften)

Method

Add the soaked mango pieces , turmeric powder and curd in a mixi jar grind to a smooth liquid.

Heat oil in a pan and temper with above ingredients. Once the chilies are turned dark brown pour the ground curd mixture. Salt is not needed for this dish, 

Do not boil there are chances of curdling so when it is hot and well combined with the tempering switch off the stove.

Mix the gravy with rice and enjoy!

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Thursday, June 23, 2022

Papad Taco Recipe / Crispy Indian Tacos made with Papad - An Evening Snack Recipe

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Papad Taco
Ingredients

Plain papad or Masala papad

( make sure papads are fresh so its easy to fold. Fold the papad into half and hold it with a tongs and deep fry to hold the shape. If using masala papad press them gently on a hot tawa till both sides are roasted. remove from the tawa place a rolling pin in the middle of the papad using a towel quickly fold into half  and press and hold for few seconds  to hold the shape)

Chopped mango

Chopped onion

Chopped tomatoes

( seeds removed)

Chopped cucumber

Chopped coloured bell peppers

Chopped green chillies

Chopped coriander leaves

Salt to taste

Chat masala 

( There is no quantity for this recipe add above ingredients according to your taste in a bowl and mix till well combined)

Assembling

Take 2 tsps of the mixture fill it inside the prepared papad tacos and serve immediately.

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Chia Seeds Curd Rice Recipe / Curd Chia Seeds Recipe / Chia with Curd Recipe - Summer Recipes

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Chia Seeds Curd Rice
Ingredients

Chia seeds - 4 tsp ( heaped )

Water - 1 cup or as needed

Salt to taste

Curd - 1 cup

Tempering

Oil - 1/2 tsp

Ghee - 1/2 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Urad dal - 1/4 tsp

Jeera / Cumin seeds - 1/8 tsp

Chopped cashew nuts - 1 tsp

Chopped ginger - 1/4 tsp

Chopped green chillies -2

Curry leaves few

Hing - a generous pinch

Method

Add chia seeds into a bowl and pour enough water to soak for 30 minutes or more.

Mix in the curd and salt.

Heat ghee and oil in a pan and temper it with above ingredients.

Pour the tempering into the chia curd, mix and serve chill.

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

Chettinad Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe / Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe / Kuzhi Paniyaram Chettinadu Style / Kuli Paniyaram Recipe - South Indian Breakfast Recipe

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Chettinad Kuzhi Paniyaram

Ingredients for the batter

Sona masoori rice - 1 cup

Idli rice - 1 cup

Urad dal - 1/2 cup

Methi seeds - 1 tsp

( Wash and soak all the ingredients together for 4 hours. Grind the ingredients to a smooth thick batter, add salt mix and let it ferment for 8 hours or overnight. Next day beat the batter once add water if needed to get the right consistency.)

Tempering Ingredients

Oil - 2 tsp

Mustard - 1 tsp

Urad dal - 1 tsp

Chopped onion - 1/4 cup

Chopped curry and coriander leaves - 2 tbsp

Chopped green chillies - 3

Grated coconut - 3 tbsp

Salt a pinch

( Heat oil in a pan temper it with mustard, urad dal add the onion, green chillies , salt, curry and coriander leaves fry till onion become translucent. Switch off the stove add the grated coconut mix well. Pour needed batter into a bowl and mix in the hot tempering and mix well till combined. Your batter is ready to use,)

Other Ingredients

Oil as needed to cook the paniyarams

Salt to taste

Method

Heat the paniyaram pan add oil into the holes, pour a ladle of batter, and make sure the paniyaram is soaked into the oil. Fry till both sides are crisp and light brown, remove from the pan and enjoy with your favorite chutney.

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Monday, June 13, 2022

Flax Seed Payasam / Flax Seed Kheer / Kheer using Flax Seed - Flax Seed Recipes

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Flax Seed Payasam
Ingredients

Powdered flax seeds - 1 & 1/2 tsp

Milk - 2 cups

( add more or less according to the consistency you need)

Sugar - 1 tbsp

( add more or less according to your taste)

Ghee - 2 tsp

Chopped almonds or cashew nuts - 2 tsp

Crushed cardamom - 1

Saffron strings few

Method

Heat 1 tsp of ghee in a pan add the flax seed powder and roast in low flame till raw smell has disappeared.

Add the milk, sugar and cardamom powder, boil in low flame for 2 to 3 minutes till well combined.

Heat 1 tsp of ghee and fry the nuts till light brown, pour it into the payasam and switch off the stove.

Garnish with saffron strings and serve warm.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Chettinad Kathrikai Avial Recipe / Chettinad Aviyal Recipe / Vegetable Stew from Chettinad / Kalla Veetu Aviyal Recipe - A Side Dish For Idli

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Chettinadu Avial
Tempering Ingredients

Sesame oil - 2 tbsp

Whole black pepper - 5

Methi seeds - less than 1/8 tsp

Fennel seeds - 3/4 tsp

Cinnamon stick - a very tiny piece

Kalpasi - a tiny piece ( optional)

Ingredients fried and ground to a smooth paste

Oil - 1/2 tsp

Fennel seeds / Somph- 1 tsp

Poppy seeds / Khus Khus seeds - 1 tsp

Pottu kadalai - 1 tsp

Whole black pepper - 1/4 tsp

Jeera - 1/8 tsp

Red chilly powder - 1 tsp ( heaped)

Coriander powder - 3/4 tsp

Grated coconut - 1/4 cup

( Heat oil in a pan add all above ingredients except red chilly and coriander powder, fry till they change color. Switch off the stove and then add the dry powders, mix and let it cool. Add water and grind to a smooth paste, keep it aside)

Other ingredients

Chopped onion - 1/4 cup

Chopped tomato - 1 medium size

Garlic - 6

Diced potato - 1 large

Chopped brinjal - 4

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Curry and coriander leaves few

Method

Heat oil in a pan and temper with above mentioned ingredients.

Add chopped onion, tomato, few curry leaves, garlic and vegetables, sauté in medium flame till combined.

Add salt, turmeric powder, ground masala paste and pour water as needed, cover and cook till the vegetables are cooked and gravy is slightly thick.

Switch off the stove garnish with chopped curry and coriander leaves.

Best served with hot Idli.

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Friday, June 3, 2022

Stir-Fried Sesame Asparagus / Garlic Sesame Stir Fried Asparagus / Asparagus Stir-Fry - Indo Chinese Recipe

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Garlic Sesame Asparagus Stir Fry

Ingredients

Asparagus - 1 bunch
( trim the edges and cut into '' long)
Salt and Pepper to taste
Stir fry sauce - 3 tsp
Toasted sesame oil - 2 tsp
Chopped garlic - 6
Sliced onion - a handful
Sesame oil - 3 tsp

Method

Heat oil in a pan at medium high flame sauté onion, garlic and asparagus till they a crisp and cooked.
Add salt, pepper powder, stir fry sauce and toss well.
Switch off the stove add toasted sesame seeds mix and serve with fried rice.

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Friday, May 13, 2022

Neem Flower And Brinjal Fry Recipe / Nimba Kadha Bhaja Recipe / Stir-Fried Neem Bud with Eggplant

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Neem Flower And Brinjal Fry 

Ingredients

Fresh neem flowers - a handful

( Do not add too much then the dish will be very bitter)

Green medium size brinjals  -3 cut into small cubes

( any colour brinjal is fine)

Chopped onion - a handful

Crushed garlic - 2

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Red chilly powder - 1/4 tsp

Sugar - 1 tsp

Chopped coriander and curry leaves for garnish

Tempering

Oil - 6 tsp

Mustard - 1 tsp

Jeera - 1/2 tsp

Method

Heat oil in a pan temper it with the above ingredients.

Add onion, garlic and brinjal sauté in low flame till light brown. Add the washed neem flowers and give a nice stir.

Add ,salt , red chilly powder and turmeric powder, fry for a minute, sprinkle very little water cover and cook till raw smell has completely disappeared.
Lastly add the sugar, curry and coriander leaves, mix well and switch off the stove.
Serve them with hot rice.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Chilli Garlic Mushrooms / Spicy Chilli Garlic Mushroom / Indo Chinese Recipe

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Chilli Garlic Mushroom

Ingredients for batter

Mushroom slices - 1 & 1/2 cups

Salt and pepper powder to taste

Ginger /garlic paste - 1/4 tsp

All purpose flour/Maida - 3 tsp heaped

Corn starch/Corn flour - 3 tsp heaped


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Chilli Garlic Mushroom
( Mix all ingredients together,sprinkle very little water for the batter to coat the mushrooms,then deep fry or shallow fry in oil.)

Other ingredients

Diced onion - 2 cups

Diced coloured bell peppers/capsicum - 1 cup

Chopped garlic - 6

Chopped spring onions - 1/4 cup

Chopped fresh green or red chilly - 2

Salt and pepper to taste

Soy sauce - 2 tbsp

Tomato ketchup - 1/4 cup

Chilli oil - 2 tsp

( I used my homemade Chilli oil, for recipe click HERE )

Vinegar - 1 tsp

Corn starch/corn flour - 1 tsp (diluted in some water )

Oil to deep fry/shallow fry mushrooms as needed

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Chilli Garlic Mushroom

Method

Heat oil in a pan add the chopped garlic saute till light brown,now add the diced onion and coloured capsicum in high flame saute them.
Now add the seasonings,soy sauce,vinegar and ketchup give a nice mix.
Lastly add the fried mushrooms.

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Chilli Garlic Mushroom

Toss everything well add the diluted corn starch mixture and mix till everything is well combined.
Garnish with chopped spring onions and best served with fried rice.

Note:

a) Always cook Indo chinese recipes in high flame.
b) You can deep fry or shallow fry the mushrooms.If you are calorie conscious do not add any batter just add plain mushrooms.
c) You can make this recipe even with cauliflower,prawn,chicken or fish.
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Thursday, May 5, 2022

Carrot Kesari Recipe / Carrot Kesari Bath Recipe / Carrot Sheera Recipe

 

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Carrot Kesari 

Ingredients

Rava / Sooji /Semolina - 1/2 cup

Chopped carrot - 1 cup

( grind it to a semi fine paste, add 1 tbsp of ghee and fry till raw smell has disappeared completely or fry the carrot paste it ghee add some water and pressure cook till soft .)

Boiling water - 1 & 1/2 cups

Sugar - 1 cup

( add more or less according to the sweetness of the carrot)

Ghee - 1/4 cup

( add more or less)

Chopped cashew nuts - 1 tsp

Raisins -1tsp

Cardamom powder -1/4 tsp

Saffron strings few for garnish

Method

Fry nuts & raisins in 1/2 tsp of ghee till light brown & keep it aside.

In the same pan add the ghee & rava , fry it in medium low flame till colour changes & nice aroma comes. Add the fried carrot paste and give a nice mix. Switch off the flame & keep it aside.

Boil water and pour this into the rava carrot mixture. Mix well to make sure there are no lumps.

Switch on the stove ,cover & in very low flame cook till water has evaporated & rava is cooked.

Now add the sugar and ghee mix it well till everything is well combined and kesari leaves the sides of the pan.

Switch off the stove add nuts , saffron strings & cardamom powder, mix & serve them hot or warm.

Note:

a) Fry rava well otherwise your kesari will be sticky.

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