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Monday, September 7, 2009

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Sunday, September 6, 2009

Carrot & tomato Dhal


Ingredients.
Masoor Dhal/Red lentils-1 cup
Carrot-2
Tomato-1
Onion-1/2
Green chilles-2
Salt-to taste
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Curry leaf/Coriander leaf-to garnish
For tempering
Oil/Ghee-1tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Jeera-1/4tsp
Garlic(Crushed)-1
Whole Dhania-1/4 tsp
Hing-1/4 tsp
Method.
In a pressure cooker boil all the above ingredients,except the tempering,with enough water.Once its mashed well temper it and garnish with curry/coriander leaf.Its excellent for plain rice or chapaties.


Thursday, September 3, 2009

Kushboo Dosa

Made dosas with left over batter of Kushboo Idly.......Sprinkled some onion & jeera on top.It was very soft & crispy.....





Ingredients
Left over Kushboo Idly Batter
Some chopped onions & Jeera
Oil to make dosa
Method
Make dosas as usual ,sprinkle jeera or onion on top cover it & cook it till done(do not turn it ).

Banana Wheat Dosa


Ingredients
Whole wheat flour-1 cup
Jaggery -1/2 cup
(Melt it with water & filter )
Banana -1big
(Mashed)
Cardamom powder-1/2tsp
Cashew nut chopped-8
(roasted in 1tsp of ghee)
Ghee or Oil-to make dosa
(I used only ghee)
Method
Mix all above ingredients together.Pour water & make a batter(not very thin).Heat a tawa pour a ladle of batter spread the mix on pan in circular motion.Pour ghee & cook it both sides till done.

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Thanks Shanti for giving me the "Participation Award" ......

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Oats & Banana Muffin


Ingredients
Quick Oats (Make a coarse powder)-1 cup
Maida-1 cup
Whole wheat flour-1/2 cup
Sugar-1/2 cup
Baking powder-2tsp
Baking soda-1tsp
Salt -1/2tsp
Egg-1
Milk-3/4 cup
Vegetable oil-1/3 cup
Vanilla essence-1/2tsp
Mashed banana-1big

Method
Mix all dry ingredients together in a bowl .Beat oil,egg ,milk & banana till it combines.Now mix the dry ingredients.Mix it well.Pre. heat oven to 375 deg.C ,pour a ladle of batter in the non stick muffin tins(not till the brim) .Bake it for 20 minutes or till done.

Carrot Chutney /Gajar Chutney Recipe / Carrot Chutney without Coconut Recipe

Carrot Chutney recipe /Gajar Chutney Recipe / Carrot Chutney without Coconut Recipe
Ingredients
Carrots chopped-2 big
Salt to taste
Urad dhal-1tsp
Channa dhal-1tsp
Coriander seeds-1/2tsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
Red chillies-2
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Curry leaves-little
Red chillies-1/2(optional)
Method
Heat 1/2 tsp of oil fry channa,urad dhal,jeera,coriander seeds & chillies till light brown.Keep it aside.
Add 1/2tsp oil & fry the carrots for 2 minutes.Cool & grind everything together to a smooth paste.Temper it with above ingredients,mix & enjoy with Idli or Dosa.

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Kushboo Idli Recipe -How to make Kushboo Idli

images of Kushboo Idli Recipe / Mallige Idli Recipe -How to make Kushboo Idli
Kushboo Idli

Ingredients
Idli rice-2 cups
Methi seeds-1/4tsp
Urad Dal- 1/2 cup
Sago/Sabudana-1/4 cup
( round big white variety not the nylon sago )
Salt to taste
Cooking soda-1/4tsp
( optional,i did not use.)
Method
Wash and soak rice,methi & urad dal together & sago separately for 5 hrs.
Grind everything together with salt to a smooth semi thick batter.add water little by little while grinding the batter.
Leave the batter to ferment overnight at room temperature.
If you think your batter is not fermented then you can add cooking soda just before making idli otherwise avoid using.
Grease idli plates with oil add a ladle of batter.
Steam the idli for 7 to 8 minutes or till cooked.
Serve them hot with chutney,sambar or idli podi.
Note:
a) To get a fluffy idli then add cooking soda,i usually don't add.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Bitter Gourd & Channa Dhal Fry

This is a recipe made by my Grandma(dad's mom).Past two days i was thinking about her....don't know why? I started to eat Bitter gourd only if it is made this way.

Ingredients.
Chopped bitter gourd-5
Chopped onion-1/2
Soaked Channa dhal-1/4cup
Chopped tomato-1 big
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Salt to taste
Chilly powder-1tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Sugar-1tsp
Ghee-1tsp
Tempering
Oil-6tsp
Cinnamon-1/4'',Cloves-3
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it.Fry the onions till light brown,now add ginger,garlic paste,bitter gourd,salt & tomato.Fry a bit,add other dry ingredients including the channa dhal.Cover & cook it till done & completely dry.Switch off the heat & mix 1tsp of ghee & 1 tsp of sugar & serve.

Apple Fries

Recently I had gone to Lego land.There I eat Granny Smith Apple Fries.These are apples cut into thin slices coated with cornstarch,deep fried & dusted with cinnamon sugar.They served it with whipping cream.So yummy!!!!!!!!!!! at last made it today.It was excellent......



Ingredients
I used Gala Apples-1
(Peel,remove the seeds & cut into thin slices)
Cornstarch-2tsp
Sugar-1tsp
Cinnamon powder-1/8tsp
Oil to deep fry

Method
Slice apples(not very thin) dust it with cornstarch.Remove excess cornstarch.Heat oil in a pan deep fry them in batches till crisp on both sides.Drain excess oil.Mix sugar & cinnamon powder in a bowl.Sprinkle generously on both sides while hot.Serve it with fresh cream.Yummy fries are ready.
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