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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Urid Khandwa sooji Masala Appo

Urid Khandwa sooji Masala Appo .. 
  • Urid dhal - 3/4 th  cup
  • Khandwa sooji /semolina -  its a little  thicker compared to upma rawa so used 1 cup
  • Onion -1 finely chopped 
  • Green chilly  - 2 finely chopped 
  • Coriander leaves- 1 tblsp 
  • Salt to taste

Method 
Soak urid dhal for 3 to 4 hours n grind to a fine paste ..add salt to the ground batter n ferment overnight . 


Next day morning add khandwa sooji n mix well ... Allow it to sit for about 1/2 an hour ... add little water if the batter is too thick but dont dilute more . Add finely chopped onion, chopped coriander leaves and green chilly  to the batter n mix well .  
Heat appa pan  ..apply oil ..pour in batter n roast both sides .

Serve hot with chutney .

Friday, June 23, 2017

Palak Huli with Groundnuts

Palak Huli with Groundnuts

  • Palak  /Spinach  .. 1 huge bunch 
  • Onion ..1 chopped 
  • Tomato ..1 chopped 
  • Groundnuts ...1/2 cup 
  • Tamarind ...Marble size
  • Thur Dhal ...3/4 th cup

To grind to a fine paste 

  • Oil.. 1 tsp
  • Coriander Seeds.. 2 tsp
  • Dry Red chilly..  4 to 5
  • Urid dhal ..1/2 tsp
  • Chana Dhal.. 1/2 tsp
  • Methi/Fenugreek seeds ..1 pinch 
  • Hing/Asafoetida.. 2 pinch
  • Poppy Seeds.. 1/4 th tsp
  • Grated  coconut.. 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste

Seasoning

  • Oil ..1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds..1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves.. 1 sprig

Method


Wash n chop palak   leaves  . 


Soak groundnuts for about 1 hour .

Soak tamarind in water for about 20 mts , squeeze it well n discard the the residue . 

Wash the thur dhal n pressure cook it .


Pressure cook the chopped  palak , groundnuts,chopped onion n tomato.


In little oil , roast coriander seeds, dry red chilles, urid dhal, chana dhal, Methi seeds, hing n poppy seeds . cool n grind it along with grated coconut n salt to a fine paste . 
 


In a vessel add the cooked dhal, palak, onion, tomato tamarind water, ground paste along with enough water for a right consistency  n cook well 


Then give the seasoning


Thursday, June 22, 2017

Eggless Mayonnaise Sauce

 Eggless Mayonnaise Sauce  

  • Milk – 1/2 cup + 1/2 cup
  • Corn flour  – 3 tbsp
  • Olive oil – 2 tbsp
  • White Vinegar – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/4 th tsp
  •  Pepper powder – 1/4 th tsp
  • Salt to taste 


Method    


Take mustard seeds and powder it coarsely, either by rolling pin or crushing it.. keep aside.

In a bowl add cornflour n add 1/2 cup of milk n mix well without forming any lump . 

Add another 1/2 cup milk in a vessel n boil it . Now add the corn flour milk mixture n keep stirring till it thickens on sim flame .Cool it completely and  blend it to a smooth paste .Add this blend paste to a bowl, add pepper powder,mustard  powder,sugar,salt, olive oil , vinegar n mix it well till its creamy.

Store in airtight container and refrigerate it.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Spicy Cauliflower with Ground Masala

Spicy Cauliflower with Ground Masala

  •  Cauliflower Florets ... 3 cup's 
  • Oil ...1 tblsp 

 To grind to a very fine paste . 

  • Dry Red chilly ..8/10 
  • Peeled Garlic Cloves ...4/6  
  • Tamarind.. Tamarind seed size
  •  Raw Rice ... 2 tsp 
  • Turmeric powder...1/4 th tsp 
  • Salt to taste 


Method
 Wash the cauliflower florets n add it in boiled water with salt n little turmeric powder n set aside for  1/2 n hour .

Grind dry red chilly, tamarind , raw rice, turmeric powder n garlic cloves to a very fine thick paste .

In a kadai add oil , ground paste n fry well till the raw smell goes , add about 1/2 cup of water n cauliflower florets n cook till done to a medium consistency . 

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Bhaji Ambat ( Green Amaranthus cooked in Coconut based gravy )

Bhaji Ambat ( Green Amaranthus cooked in Coconut based gravy )
  • Bhaji/Green Amaranthus - 1 bunch 
  • Onion -1
  •  Thur Dhal ..1/2 cup
To grind
  • Grated coconut- 1 cup
  • Roasted dry red chilies- 4
  • Tamarind -Tamarind Seed size
  • Salt to taste 
Seasoning 
  • Oil- 1 tsp 
  • Onion - 1 ( chopped ) 
Method 
Wash the Green Amaranthus leaves , chop roughly the leaves n the tender stem as well .  

Chop onion roughly .


Wash n pressure cook thur dhal , cool n mash it well. 

In a vessel add little water, chopped  green Amaranthus , chopped onion n boil till cooked .

Grind all the ingredients meant to grind to a fine paste . 

Add the ground paste to all the cooked stuffs  n boil well n then do the seasoning . 

Ponsa Doddaka/Jackfruit Thalipeet .

Ponsa Doddaka/Jackfruit Thalipeet  !
  • Rice rawa -1 cup
  • Grated coconut -2 cups
  • Grated jaggery -1 cup
  • Chopped jackfruit -2 cups
  • Salt to taste 
Method 

Grind coconut gratings with grated jaggery without adding water , then add chopped jackfruit n grind again for a minute or two . 

Remove the ground batter add the rawa n salt n keep aside for few mts . Add little water .. n mix well . 

Heat a dosa tawa , smear oil , n add a ladle full batter , dont spread too much ... Cover n cook on both sides on sim flame ... 

Serve hot with ghee or butter !

Ridge Gourd Peel Chutney ...Version 2

Ridge Gourd Peel Chutney ...Version 2 

  •  Ridge Gourd Peels ... 2 cup's  
  • Groundnuts ...1 tblsp 
  • Green chilly ...3 or 4 
  • Cumin Seeds ..1 tsp 
  • Garlic Cloves ..3 
  • Tamarind ...Tamarind seed size
  •  Oil..1 tsp 
  • Salt to taste . 


Seasoning 

  • Ghee ...1 tsp 
  • Mustard seeds..1/2 tsp 
  • Curry leaves ..1 sprig 


Method .
 In a kadai add oil n roast ridge gourd peels , take it out , now roast groundnuts ,take it out , then roast  cumin seeds, green chillies n garlic cloves .. Cool all these n grind to a semi coarse paste with tamarind n salt . 

Then give the seasoning .