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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Goda Ambade Humman /Sweet Hog Plum Curry ..Version 1

Goda Ambade Humman /Sweet Hog Plum Curry ..Version 1

  •  Godu Ambado/Sweet Hog Plum  ...4 
  • Jaggery ,Lemon size ..1 adjust according to sweetness .
  •  Chilly Powder...1 tsp heaped 
  • Salt to taste . 


Seasoning 

  • Oil ...2 tsp
  •  Mustard seeds ..1/2 tsp
  •  Fenugreek seeds/Methi seeds ..1/4 th tsp
  •  Curry leaves ..1 sprig 


Method 
Wash sweet hog plums n pressure cook it for 2 whistle ...

Cool n remove the skin n discard the water .. 

In a vessel add the cooked peeled sweet hog plum's ,jaggery n water for consistency along with chilly powder n salt n boil well n then give the seasoning .

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Mixed Bele Avrekalu Rotti with Ground Masala /Mixed Dhal Hyacinth Beans Rotti ...

Mixed Bele Avrekalu Rotti with Ground Masala  /Mixed Dhal Hyacinth Beans Rotti ...

  • Thur Dhal-1/4 th cup 
  • Moong Dhal-1/4 th cup
  • Chana Dhal-1/4 th Cup
  • Madras Thur Dhal (red coloured)-1/4 th cup
  • Hing -Generous amount 
  • Green chillies -3
  • Ginger.. 1/2 inch piece 
  • Wheat flour-1/2 cup
  • Rice flour -1/4 th cup
  • Grated coconut - 1 Tblsp heaped 
  • Coriander  leaves chopped ... 1/4 th cup 
  • Tender fresh Avrekalu /Hyacinth Beans. 1/2 cup 
  • Salt to taste ..
Method  Pressure cook Avrekalu for 1 whistle .. 
 
Soak all the Dhals for an hour n grind it along with green chillies , hing n ginger to a fine paste ..dont add water while grinding ! 

Remove the ground batter and add wheat flour n Rice flour , salt , grated coconut  chopped coriander leaves n cooked avrekalu ..n knead it to a dough !

Grease a plantain leaf or thick palstic sheet .. Take small portion of the dough n pat it with fingers into thin Rotti shape . 


Heat a tawa .. Drizzle  little oil n place the patted rotti on it n  roast on both sides applying oil .. 

Serve hot with chutney powder with tinge of oil/ ghee . 

Monday, July 31, 2017

Raw Banana Bhaja ...An Orissa delicacy

Raw Banana Bhaja ..An Orissa delicacy 
  • Raw Banana  .. 2 
  • Dry red chilly ... 4  
  • Garlic flakes ... 6 
  • Mustard seeds ..1/2 tsp  
  • Salt to taste 
  • Oil to tawa fry as needed . 

Method 

Wash n peel the raw banana n chop into roundels . 

Grind the dry red chillies, garlic flakes n mustard  seeds to a fine paste . Remove n add salt n mix well .

Apply the ground paste to the raw banana  roundels n keep aside for about 5 mts . 


Heat a tawa , drizzle oil n place the marinated raw banana  roundels n shallow fry on both sides till done

Double Beans Ambat adding Bimbul / Double Beans cooked in Coconut Based Masala adding Bilimbi

Double Beans Ambat adding Bimbul / Double Beans cooked in Coconut Based Masala adding Bilimbi 

  • Jeev Double Beans /Tender Double Beans  ... 1 cup 
  • Onion roughly chopped ..1 
  • Bilmbul/Bilimbi... 2 

To grind to a fine paste 
  • Grated coconut.. 1 cup
  • Roasted dry red chilly  .. 4 
  • Salt to taste 
Season
  • Oil..2 tsp
  • Onion chopped ..1 


Method
Wash tender double  beans n pressure cook it with chopped onion for just one whistle with little water . 

cook bimbul in little water till soft but not mushy . 

Grind all the ingredients meant to grind to a fine paste 

Add the ground paste to the cooked stuffs n boil well , then give the seasoning . 

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Surna Rawa Tawa Podi /Yam Rawa Tawa Fries

Surna Rawa Tawa Podi /Yam Rawa Tawa Fries  
  • Surnu/Yam   -  1/4 th kg 
  • Red chilly powder- 1 tblsp 
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Hing /Asafoetida- 2 pinch 
  • Rice Flour ... 1 tblsp 
  • Semolina /Rawa - 1/4 th cup 
  • Salt to taste 
  • Oil to shallow fry 
Method 
 Peel the Surnu and cut it into medium thin slices . Pressure cook Yam for 1 whistle ..cool n dry it well . 


 It is very  itchy so  don't touch water and make sure your hands are dry when you cut them. You can apply thick tamarind paste n then wash hands . 

In a bowl add the  red chilly powder, turmeric powder , hing , rice flour,  salt n  cooked surnu slices n mix well . keep aside for 5 minutes .

Run the marinated  pieces over rawa .

Heat a tawa , drizzle oil n place the marinated pieces side to each other n roast on both sides till crisp .  

Karathe Podi n Thaikela Muddo Smeared with Coconut Oil

Karathe Podi n Thaikela Muddo Smeared with Coconut Oil 

Karathe Podi /Bitter Gourd deep fries
  • Bitter Gourd -  2 
  • Red chilly powder-3 tsp 
  • Rice flour- 1 tblsp 
  • Hing - 2 huge pinch 
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 th tsp 
  • Salt to taste 
  • Oil for deep frying 
Method 
Wash the bitter gourd's , chop into roundels . wash this in water for about 4 to 5 times n apply salt to it n keep aside for 1 hour .

In a bowl add red chilly powder ,rice flour,hing , turmeric powder n salt    Squeeze well the salted bitter gourd roundels n add , mix well .. set aside for few mts.
Heat oil in a kadai  n deep fry the marinated roundels till crisp  4 to 6 at  time . 

Thaikele Muddo with coconut oil 
  • Thur dhal... 1 fist 
  •  Raw rice..1 cup 
  • Grated coconut..2 cup's
  • Tamarind-marble size
  • Dry red chillies..12
  •  Roughly chopped thaikelo leaves..2 cup's
  • salt to taste  
Method  
Soak thur dhal n rice for 2 to 3 hours . 

First grind  grated coconut,tamarind n red chillies to a paste along with salt n then add soaked rice n thur dhal n grind again for a semi coarse paste adding very little water . 

Remove the batter add chopped thailkelo leaves ..mix well . 

Grease idli moulds or a deep plate .. fill in the batter n steam for 20 mts !

Ukde Seeth , Ambuli Chutney , Kaali Thori Saru, Kaali Thori Upkari n Semebadane Tawa Rawa Fries .


Ukde Seeth , Ambuli Chutney , Kaali Thori Saru, Kaali Thori Upkari n Semebadane Tawa Rawa Fries . 

Ambuli Chutney /Raw Mango Chutney .



  • Raw Mango ...1 Medium
  • Oil ...1 tsp
  •  Urid dhal ...1 tsp
  •  Grated coconut..3/4 th  cup
  • Roasted dry red chilly ..4 to 5
  • Salt to taste

Seasoning

  • Oil..1 tsp
  •  Mustard seeds..3/4 th tsp
  •  Methi seeds ..1/4 th tsp

Method
Wash n peel the mango...chop them roughly.

 In a pan add oil n roast urid dhal ..

Grind grated coconut n roasted dry red chilly to a paste n just before removing the ground paste add the chopped raw mango ,roasted urid dhal n grind semi coarsely for a second . Remove add salt n give the seasoning . 


Note : The chutney should not be too fine it has to be semi coarse  

Kaali Thori Saaru N Kaali Thori Upkari 

  • Kaali Thori ( Black Beans )- 1 cup 
  • Salt to taste 
Seasoning for Saaru (Rasam) 
  • Oil-1 tsp 
  • Dry red chillies-  2 or 3
  • Crushed Garlic flakes - 6 
Seasoning for Upkari 
  • Oil-1tsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Hing/Asafoetida- 2 pinch 
  • Dry Red chillies- 2 or 3 
  • Grated coconut- 4 tsp  
Method for Saaru ( Rasam ) 
Wash and soak kaali thori  in water overnight .  Pressure cook them for about 4 to 5 whistles or till completely cooked. ( dont over cook n make them mushy ). 

Separate the cooked liquid and the cooked black beans ( Kaali thori )  .

In a vessel add the cooked liquid along with salt and water ( adjust the consistency as required ) . Boil it n later give the seasoning . 

Method for upkari
In a kadai add oil , splutter mustard seeds, add torn dry red chillies , hing n then the cooked kaali thori, salt  n cook ... lastly garnish with grated coconut . switch off the gas .


Semebadane /Chayote squash Tawa Rawa Fries
  • Tender Semebadane /Chayote squash - 
  • Red chilly powder- 1 tblsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Rice flour - 3 tsp 
  • Hing /Asafoetida- 2 pinch 
  • Semolina /Rawa - 1 tblsp 
  • Salt to taste 
Method 
Wash n slice the Semebadane into  thin  roundels .

In a bowl add the  red chilly powder, turmeric powder, rice flour , hing ,salt n semebadane roundels .. mix well . keep aside for 5 minutes .

Run the marinated  pieces over rawa .

Heat a tawa , smear little oil n shallow fry on both sides till crisp.