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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Varagu Mint Sevai / Kodo Millet Mint Sevai / Millet Mint Sevai / Varagu Sevai Mint Upma / Kodo Millet Mint Upma - Millet Recipes

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Varagu Mint Sevai
Tempering

Oil - 4 tsp

Mustard - 1 tsp

Urad dal and channa dal together  - 1 tsp

Cashew nuts - 6

Curry leaves few

Ingredients ground to a smooth paste

Mint leaves and Coriander leaves together - a handful

Green chillies - 6

Ginger and garlic paste - 1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

( add very little water and grind to a thick smooth paste)\

Other ingredients

Kodo millet / Varagu sevai - 1 cup ( heaped)

( cook according to the instruction on the pack and keep it aside)

Chopped onions - 1/8 cup

Lemon juice - 1 tsp

Method

Heat oil in a pan and temper it with above ingredients. Add onions and fry till colour changes.

add the ground paste and fry till oil separates the masala , reduce the flame add the cooked kodo millet sevai and gently mix till well combined.

Switch off the stove add lemon juice and few curry leaves mix and enjoy hot!

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Moongil Arisi Idli Recipe / Bamboo Rice Idli Recipe - Healthy Idli Recipes

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Moongil Arisi Idli
Ingredients

Bamboo rice / Moongil Arisi - 1 cup

Idli rice - 1 cup

Urad dal with skin - 1/2 cup

Thick poha / Aval - 1/2 cup

Methi seeds / Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

Method

Wash and soak bamboo rice in water for 8 hours. Soak urad dal and methi together for 8 hours. If using urad dal without skin then soak for 3 hours.

Wash and soak idli rice and aval together for 4 hours.

Using a wet grinder grind the idli rice and bamboo rice to a thick smooth batter , transfer into a bowl.

Grind urad dal and methi to a fluffy thick batter.

Pour both the batters add needed salt into a bowl and mix well till combined, cover and keep it for 8 hours or overnight to ferment.

Next day beat the batter once if the batter is very thing add some water to get the right consistency.

Grease idli plates with oil and pour a ladle of batter and steam till cooked.

Enjoy with chutney or sambar.

With the same above batter you can make Dosa and Uttapam

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Moongil Arisi Uttapam

Moongil Arisi Dosa
Moongil Arisi Dosa

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Uppudu Pindi Recipe / Rice Flour Dry Upma Recipe / Andhra Uppudu Pindi Recipe / Uppidipindi Recipe / Maha Shiva Rathri Special Recipe / Telangana Recipes

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Uppudu Pindi

Ingredients

Rice flour - 1 cup

Water - 1 cup

( do not add more water then the consistency of the upma will change)

Ghee - 2 tsp

Salt to taste

Chopped coriander and curry leaves - few

Slit green chjillies - 4

Chopped ginger - 1/2 tsp

Sliced onions - a handful

Tempering ingredients

Oil - 4 tsp

Mustard - 1/2 tsp

Urad dal and channa dal - 1 & 1/2 tsp each

Jeera - 1/4 tsp

Peanuts - 2 tsp

Red chillies - 2

Method

Take rice flour in a bowl add ghee and mix till they resemble bread crumbs. This step is important when added into the water they will not form lumps and the upma will be soft , keep it aside.

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

Add the onion, ginger, green chillies and curry leaves sauté till onions changes colour.

Pour water add salt and bring to a boil , reduce flame and slowly add the rice flour and mix briskly till they are crumbled and dry.

Cover with a lid and in low flame cook for couple minutes by mixing in between.

Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Lemon Peel Thokku Recipe / Lemon Skin Pickle / Lemon Peel Pickle / Easy Lemon Peel Pickle / Instant Lemon Peel Pickle Recipe - Pickle Recipes

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Lemon Peel Thokku
Ingredients

Lemon peel coarsely  ground - 2 cups

( do not add any water for grinding)

Green chilies coarsely crushed - 10

Red chilly powder - 3 tsp (heaped)

Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Dry roasted and powdered mustard seeds - 1 & 1/2 tsp

Dry roasted and powdered methi seeds - 1 tsp

Jaggery - a pinch

Tempering

Mustard seeds - 2 tsp

Curry leaves - few

Sesame oil - 7 tbsp

Hing - 1 tsp

Method

Heat oil in a pan and temper it with mustard seeds, hing and curry leaves , switch off the stove and add the ground lemon peel, green chillies, salt, all dry powders and jaggery.

Mix well till combined , cool and store in a clean jar in fridge.

Enjoy with  curd rice.

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Monday, November 29, 2021

Gujarati Khichu Recipe / Khichu Recipe / How to make Gujarati rice khichu recipe / Gujarati Khichu

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Khichu
Ingredients

Rice flour - 1/2 cup

Water - 1 & 1/2 cups

Salt to taste

Crushed ajwain - 1/8 tsp

Jeera - 1/2 tsp

Chopped green chilies - 1

Baking soda - 1/8 tsp

Peanut oil - 2 tsp to drizzle on top of the Khichu

Pickle masala as needed to sprinkle on top

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Gujarati Khichu
Method

Pour water in a pan add the salt, green chillies, ajwain, jeera and baking soda, boil for a minute.

Reduce the flame and add the rice flour gradually and using a wooden spatula stir  till all the water is absorbed and there are no lumps and it forms a soft mixture.

Cover with a lid and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes till the mixture is cooked well and switch off the stove.

Just before serving pour peanut oil on top sprinkle pickle masala and serve hot.


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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Mappillai Samba Dosa Recipe / Mappillai Samba Arisi Dosa / The Bridegroom’s Samba Rice Dosa - Dosa Recipes

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Mappillai Samba Dosa
Ingredients

Mappillai samba rice-2 cups

Urad dal - 1/2 cup

Methi / fenugreek seeds-1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil-to make dosa.

Method

Wash & soak rice for 8 hours or overnight and urad dal and methi together for 3 hours.

Grind the rice to a smooth thick batter and transfer into a bowl. Grind urad dal to a smooth fluffy thick batter. Add salt and mix both the batters till combined. Cover and rest to ferment over night or for 8 hours.

Next day if the batter is very thick add some water & dilute.

Heat a tawa pour a ladle of batter, spread it to a thin circle, pour oil around the dosa and cook till crisp & light brown on all sides. Flip the other side and cook.

Serve with chutney or Idli Podi.

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Sunday, November 21, 2021

Chettinad Poricha Kulambu Recipe / Poricha Kuzhambu Recipe / Poricha Kuzhambu Chettinad Style Recipe / Poricha Kulambu Recipe

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Chettinad Poricha Kulambu
Ingredients to grind

Urad dal - 1 & 1/2 tsp 

Cumin seeds - 1 tsp ( heaped

Red chillies - 3

Rice - 1 tsp

Grated coconut - 2 tbsp

Method

Dry roast urad dal, rice, jeera and red chillies till colour changes, switch off the stove and add the coconut mix well. Cool add water and grind to a smooth paste, keep it aside.

Tempering

Ghee - 1 tsp

Oil - 1 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Red chillies - 1

Curry leaves few

Hing - a pinch

( heat oil and ghee in a pan and temper with above ingredients)

Ingredients to be pressure cooked

Thur dal - 1/2 cup

Diced tomato - 1 large

Turmeric powder

( Pressure cook till tomatoes are mashed and dal is cooked but holds its shape. Do not over cook till mashed )

Other ingredients

Chopped snake gourd - 1 medium size

( Cook the snake gourd with little salt and turmeric powder)

Salt to taste

Method

Take a pan add the cooked dal, snake gourd , ground paste add salt as needed and cook in low flame for 2 to 3 minutes till combined.

Switch off the stove and pour the hot tempering into the mixture and mix.

Best serve with hot rice.

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Azhagar Kovil Dosai / Azhagar Kovil Dosai Recipe / Azhagar Dosai Recipe / Black Urad Dal Dosa Recipe

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Azhagar Kovil Dosa 
Ingredients

Raw rice / Sona Masoori rice - 2 cups

Whole black urad dal with skin - 1 cup

Salt to taste

Crushed black pepper - 1 tbsp

Crushed Jeera - 1 tbsp

Chukku powder / Dry ginger powder - 1 tsp

Hing - 1/2 tsp

Ghee as needed to cook dosa

( I mixed ghee and oil together and used)

Method

Wash and soak uead dal overnight and sona masoori for 3 hours. 

Using a wet grinder or blender grind urad dal till fluffy thick batter transfer to a bowl.

Add rice and grind to a smooth thick batter by adding water little by little.

Add salt and mix both the batters together well, cover and rest it for 4 to 5 hours.

Add the chukku, pepper, cumin , hing to the fermented batter and mix well.

Usually this dosa is shallow fried but today iam cooking them little thick like uthappam.

Heat a tawa spread some ghee/oil and pour a ladle of batter and spread slightly, do not make it thin.

Pour some ghee around and cook till crisp and light brown on all sides.

Enjoy with coconut chutney.

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Handvo Recipe / How to make Gujarati Handvo / Gujarati Handvo Recipe

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Handvo
Tempering Ingredients

Oil - 3 tsp

Mustard - 1/2 tsp

Cumin 1 tsp

Sesame seeds - 2 tsp

Few curry leaves

Hing - 1/8 tsp

( Heat oil in a pan and temper it with above ingredients, keep it aside)

Ingredients for the batter

Sona masoori - 1/4 cup

Channa dal - 1/2 cup

Thur dal - 3/4 cup

Sour curd - 1/4 cup

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Sugar - 1/2 tsp

ENO - 1/4 tsp ( heaped)

Grated lauki / Bottle gourd - 1 cup

Finely chopped green chilies - 4

Ginger and garlic paste - 1 tsp

Oil - 1 tsp

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Gujarati Handvo
Method

Wash and soak the rice and dal in water for 3 hours, drain out the water, add it into a blender pour  water little by little and  grind to a semi coarse idli batter consistency.

Second method is dry grind the rice and dal using a coffer grinder to a semi fine coarse consistency. Add the lauki, salt and little water , mix well and let it soak overnight in fridge. Next day add remaining ingredients and bake.

Transfer the ground rice/dal mixture into a bowl and add all the above mentioned ingredients and half of the tempering, save the remaining tempering to pour on top of the baked handvo.

Mix quickly and pour it into a greased pan and bake at 350 deg .F for 45 minutes or till cooked and brown on top.

Each oven is different so temperature and cooking time can vary.

If you don't have an oven pour the mixture into a thick bottomed tawa and in low flame cook it on stove stove till both sides are brown and cooked.

Pour the remaining tempering on top , cool and cut into desired shape and serve with any chutney or sauce.

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