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Friday, February 28, 2014

Wheat Rava Adai / Sambha Godhumai Rava Adai / Broken Wheat Adai Recipe -A Healthy Breakfast Recipe

Wheat Rava Adai recipe/  Sambha Godhumai Rava Adai recipe / Broken Wheat Adai Recipe -A Healthy Breakfast Recipe
Wheat Rava Adai
Ingredients
Wheat rava-1 cup
(I used little bigger rava)
Rice-1/4 cup
Thur dhal-1/2 cup
Channa dhal-1/2 cup
Whole green moongh dhal-1/4 cup
Red chillies-3
Ginger-a small piece
Salt to taste
(Soak all above ingredients together for 1 hour.Then grind it to a semi smooth batter.)
Ingredients mixed into the batter
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped curry leaves-little
Salt to taste
Hing-a pinch
(Mix these ingredients into the ground batter,add water to make it to a semi pouring batter.)
Oil-to cook the Adai.
Method
Heat a iron tawa,pour a ladle of batter.
Spread it to a semi thick circle.Pour a 1tsp of oil around the adai & little on the center.
In medium flame cook the adai till its crisp & brown on all sides.
Serve it hot with any chutney you like.

Note:
a) Grated coconut can be added for extra taste
b) Do not grind the batter to a smooth batter,it should be semi smooth.
c) Do not dilute the batter to running consistency.


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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Aama Vadai / Paruppu Vadai (Without Onion) / Muparuppu Vadai / Spiced Lentil Fritters Recipe - How to make Aama Vadai.

Aama Vadai recipe/  Paruppu Vadai (Without Onion) / Spiced Lentil Fritters Recipe - How to make Aama Vadai.
Aama Vadai
Ingredients
Thur dal-1 cup
Channa dal-1/2 cup
Urad dal-1/2 cup
Red chillies-3
Green chillies chopped-2
Chopped curry leaves-little
Salt to taste
Hing-1/4tsp
Oil-to deep fry
Method
Soak urad & thur dal together & channa dal separately for 2 hours.
Drain the water & grind thur dal,urad dal,channa dal (save a handful of channa dal) red chillies,salt & hing to a coarse thick batter by just sprinkling very little water.
Remove it in a bowl & add the remaining saved channa dal,curry leaves & green chillies.
Take small balls out of the batter,slightly flatten it on your palm.
Deep fry these in medium hot oil till crisp & light brown on all sides.
Remove on a kitchen paper for extra oil to get absorbed.Serve them hot.

Note:
Grated coconut can also be added .
This is a dish made on Bhogi Pandigai.

Courtesy: shanthis thaligai

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Morkuzhambu / Mor Kuzhambu / More Kozhumbu Recipe / South Indian Spiced Buttermilk Curry Recipe

Morkuzhambu recipe / Mor Kuzhambu recipe/ More Kozhumbu Recipe / South Indian Spiced Buttermilk Curry Recipe
Mor Kuzhambu
Ingredients for grinding to a smooth paste
Coconut-3tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Jeera-1tsp
Chopped onion-2tsp
Green chillies-2
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Other ingredients
Curd-1/2 cup
Water-required amount to dilute
Besan-1tsp
Tempering
Oil-3tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Methi/vendayam-less than 1/8tsp
Hing-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-little
Chopped onion-1/4
Cubed tomato-1
Bajji milagai cubed-1 big
(or any vegetable you prefer)
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it.Fry onion,tomato & milagai till slightly cooked.
Beat the curd ,water,besan & ground masala in a bowl,pour it into the pan.
In medium flame allow the mixture to rise ( Do not boil) ,switch off the gas & garnish it with curry & coriander leaves.
Serve it hot with steamed rice.

Courtesy:Chitra with a slight change

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Oats Soup Recipe / Oats Vegetable Soup Recipe / Vegetable Oats Soup Recipe

Oats Soup Recipe / Oats Vegetable Soup Recipe / Vegetable Oats Soup Recipe
Oats Vegetable Soup
Watch for the video here  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=molYFIeAzjE

Ingredients
Quick oats-1/2 cup
Water-2 cups
Fat free milk-1/2 cup
Salt & pepper to taste
Mixed vegetable of your choice finely chopped-1 cup
(I used peas,carrot,cabbage,zucchini & broccoli)
Olive oil-1tsp
Chopped onion-2tsp
Chopped garlic-1
Chopped green chillies-1
Method
Heat oil in a pan saute onion,green chillies & garlic till light pink.
Now add all the vegetables & saute for 2 more minutes,add the oats & fry for a minute.
Pour the water & milk in low flame cook the soup till done.
Season them with salt & pepper, serve it hot.

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Sunday, February 23, 2014

Walnut Katli / Walnut Burfi Recipe / Walnut Fudge Recipe / Akhrot Burfi / Akroot Burfi

Celebrating my blog's 5th Birthday ! Happy to see www.sailajakitchen.org  is stepping into its 6th year.Thanks to one & all for keeping my blog active by your valuable comments.

Walnut Katli recipe / Walnut Burfi Recipe / Walnut Fudge Recipe / Akhrot Burfi / Akroot Burfi
Walnut Burfi
Ingredients
Powdered walnuts-1 cup
Sugar-3/4 cup
Water-1/4 cup
Cardamom powder-1/2tsp
Ghee-1tsp
Edible silver paper for decoration(optional)
Method
Boil sugar & water till you get a 2 string consistency,switch off the stove.
Remove from heat, add the walnut powder & cardamom powder and mix it well till it forms a soft ball.
Add ghee & knead it well.
Spread it on a grease plate or on a wooden cutting board, roll it to any thickness you want.
Decorate with edible silver foil,cool & cut it into desired shape.
Yummy Walnut Katli /Burfi is ready to serve.

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Stuffed Karela / Stuffed Bitter Gourd / Bharwa Karela / Karela Fry / Stuffed Bitter Melon Recipe / Gutti Kakarakaya Recipe / Stuffed Pavakkai Recipe

Stuffed Karela recipe/ Stuffed Bitter Gourd recipe/ Karela Fry recipe/ Stuffed Bitter Melon Recipe / Gutti Kakarakaya Recipe / Stuffed Pavakkai Recipe
Stuffed Bitter Gourd
Ingredients ground to a smooth powder
Fennel seeds/somph-1 & 1/2tsp
Jeera/cumin-1tsp
Cloves-3
Cinnamon-a piece
Amchur/dry mango powder-1tsp
Red chilly powder-1 & 1/2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Coriander powder-2tsp
Salt-1tsp or to taste
Other ingredients
Crushed onion-1/2
Ginger & garlic paste-1tsp
Tempering
Oil-8tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Curry leaves-little
Chopped tomato-1
Diluted tamarind juice-1/2 cup
Brown sugar-1tsp
Method
Take bowl mix the crushed onion,ginger& garlic paste & the ground dry masala.
Mix it well & keep it aside.
Cut the karela into half remove the seeds.Stuff the karela with the masala.
Heat oil in a pan temper it .
Arrange all the stuffed bitter gourd,add the tomato,brown sugar,tamarind juice & curry leaves.Cover & cook it on low flame till brown on all sides &  the masala is cooked well & dry.
Garnish with curry leaves & serve it with plain rice or roti.

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Eggless Wheat Pecan Cookies / Whole Wheat Pecan Cookie / Wheat Pecan Cookies / Eggless Cookie Recipe

Eggless Wheat Pecan Cookies recipe / Whole Wheat Pecan Cookie recipe / Wheat Pecan Cookies recipe / Eggless Cookie Recipe
Eggless Whole Wheat Pecan Cookies
Ingredients
Whole wheat flour- 1 cup
Chopped pecan-1/4 cup
(Original recipe says almonds)
Sugar- 1/2 cup
Salt -1/4tsp
Vanilla essence -1/2tsp
(Original recipe says cardamom powder)
Butter softened -1/2 cup
Milk-1 or 2 tbsp
Method
Mix all the above ingredients together in a bowl.
Slowly add the milk (required amount) & form into a soft dough.
Make small balls,flatten then slightly with your palm.Arrange them on a ungreased baking tray about 1/2 inch. apart.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or till light golden brown on all sides at 360 deg.F.
Cool completely & store them in an air tight container.

Note:
I felt the cookies were a bit sweet for me, you can remove 1tsp of sugar.Its up to you.
Do not over bake the cookies,it will become hard.

Source:Manjulakitchen with a slight change..

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Tomato Rasam / Thakkali Rasam /Thakkali Rasam Recipe / Simple Tomato Rasam Recipe

Step by step method/pictures for making tomato rasam

Tomato Rasam / Thakkali Rasam recipe /Thakkali Rasam Recipe / Simple Tomato Rasam Recipe
Tomato Rasam
Ingredients dry roasted & powdered (Rasam powder)
Pepper-1/2tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/2tsp
Coriander seeds-1/2tsp
Thur/thoor dal-1tsp
Red chillies-1
(dry roast all above ingredients till light brown & make a powder.Do not burn them)
Tempering
Oil or ghee-1/2tsp
Mustard-1/4tsp
Hing-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-few
Other ingredients
Diluted tamarind juice-3 cups
Finely chopped tomato-1big
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Chopped coriander & curry leaves for garnish

Tomato Rasam / Thakkali Rasam /Thakkali Rasam Recipe / Simple Tomato Rasam Recipe
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Pour the tamarind juice,add the chopped tomato,salt & turmeric powder.
When the rasam starts to froth add the rasam powder & switch off the stove ( Do not boil or simmer the rasam,it loses  its flavour).Garnish with curry & coriander leaves.

Note: 
Do not boil or simmer the rasam,it loses its taste/flavour.
Crushed garlic can be added it gives a nice flavour.Add it while adding the tomatoes.
You can even add thoor/thur dal water.
Instead of red chillies even green chillies can be added.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Eggless Brownies / Eggless Brownies Recipe


Ingredients
All purpose flour-1 cup
Cocoa powder-1/2 cup
Icing sugar-3/4 cup
Baking soda-1tsp
Salt-1/2tsp
Oil-5tbsp
Butter milk-1 cup
Instant coffee powder-2tsp( dissolved in 1tbsp of water)
Chopped walnuts-1tbsp
Chocolate chips-1tbsp (dusted with little flour)

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Monday, February 17, 2014

Chole Bhature Recipe / Channa Bhature Recipe/ Bhatura Recipe / Punjabi Style Chole Bhature / Punjabi Bhature Recipe

Chole Bhature Recipe / Channa Bhature Recipe/ Bhatura Recipe / Punjabi Style Chole Bhature / Punjabi Bhature Recipe
Channa Bhatura
Bhatura/Batura
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Ingredients for the dough
Maida/All purpose flour-2 cups
Sooji/White rawa-1/4 cup
Salt-1/2tsp
Sugar-1tsp
Baking powder-1/4tsp
Thick butter milk-1 cup or little more
Method
Mix all above ingredients in a bowl.
Add the butter milk & make a semi thick dough (like poori dough).
Cover & rest it for at least 2 hours.Take small lime size ball,dust it with flour & roll it to a semi thick disc/circle.
Heat oil in a pan & deep fry in medium high flame till its light brown on both sides.
Place the bhatura on a kitchen towel to absorb the excess oil.Serve it hot with Chole/Channa masala.

Chole/Channa Masala
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Ingredients dry roasted & powdered
Jeera/Cumin-1tsp
Kastoori methi-1tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Nutmeg-less than 1/8tsp
Ingredients ground to a coarse paste
Onion-1/4
Tomato-2
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Red chillies-1/2tsp
Other ingredients
Channa/Garbanzo/Chickpea-1 cup
(soaked overnight in water)
Slit green chillies-2
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves-2tsp
Amchur powder/dry mango powder-1tsp
Tempering
Oil-3tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/4tsp

Chole Bhature Recipe / Channa Bhature Recipe/ Bhatura Recipe / Punjabi Style Chole Bhature / Punjabi Bhature Recipe
Channa Bhatura
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.
Add the onion,tomato,ginger & garlic paste & fry till oil separates the pan.
Add the green chillies,salt,dry roasted & powdered masala,amchur powder fry for a minute & add the soaked channa.
Pour 2 & 1/2 cups of water & cook it till done.
Garnish it with chopped onions & coriander leaves just before serving.

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