Apr 30, 2013

Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

 

Sweet Corn blended with butter and chaat masala is very simple and easy recipe ,kids will enjoy it.


Ingredients
Sweet Corn - 1 cup
Butter - 1 tsp
Chat Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste

Method-Boil water,add sweet corn,salt and let it cook for 10 mins.Add chaat masala and mix well.Add butter and serve hot.

(Alternative-In case you have frozen corn,microwave
as per instructions and add butter and chaat masala)

Potato Avalakki/ Batata Poha

Batata Poha or Potato Avalakki is spicy , favorite breakfast recipe in our homes.Poha is easy to cook,adding vegetables to it makes it more nutritious and tasty.

Batata Poha ,avalakki Oggarane,Potato Avalakki,seasoned rice flakes,avalakki uppittu
Batata Poha
Ingredients:
1 cup poha ((flaked rice /avalakki)
1 onion, chopped
1 potato boiled and chopped.
5-6 green chillies, finely chopped
Salt to taste
For Seasoning:
2 tbsp. oil
1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
1/2 tsp.cumin seeds
1 tsp chana dal
1 tsp. Urad dal
2 tsp. peanuts
Hing- apinch
Curry leaves-few
Turmeric pwd-pinch

For Garnishing
2 tbsp. grated coconut
2 tsp. lemon juice
Few coriander leaves



Method: Soak the poha in water for 5-10min. Wash  and drain the water completely.
Heat the oil in the pan, fry the peanuts and keep it aside .
Next add seasonings and fry till done.
Add green chillies and onions,chopped potato and stir fry,
Add the poha and mix well.
Add salt, lemon juice, coconut,peanuts and coriander leaves to the poha.
Mix well  and serve hot.



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Apr 29, 2013

Medu Vada

Medu Vada (Uddina Vade)is another favorite South Indian breakfast but enjoyed just by all.

Ingredients
Medu Vada
  • 2 cups urad dal
  • 1-2 tbsp chiroti rava 
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 1 tsp Kalamiri crushed
  • 1 onion, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 or 2 green chili, chopped
  • Few curry leaves chopped
  • Salt
  • oil for deep frying
  • Water
Method: Soak the urad dal overnight.Grind the dal into smooth batter with little water.Add rava,and remaining items and mix well.Heat oil in Kadai.Make the vadas and slowly slide in the oil.Fry on both sides till brown and crispy on medium heat.Drain on absorbent paper.Serve hot with chutney or sambar.

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Rava Ladoo/ Rave Unde


Rava Ladoo or rave Unde is yummy delicious sweet that can be made very easily.Kids will love it too.

Ingredients:

  • 1cup Chiroti rava 
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 2 tbsp. boiled milk
  • 2 cups pwd sugar
  • 1 tsp elachi pwd
  • Few cashew nuts,
  • Few almonds 
  • Few raisins





Method:In a pan fry rava with the ghee until light golden color.
Remove from the heat.Also ,heat little ghee in a pan, fry the cashews, almonds and raisins till light brown add to the rava mix. Add milk,sugar and mix well slowly shape into small balls or ladoos.

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Cabbage Pakoda/Cabbage Fritters

Cabbage Pakoda or fritters is simple and easy.Its crispy ,spicy and tasty.One more variety that can be made from the leafy green Cabbage.Try it out.



Ingredients
  • 1 cup Finely chopped/shredded cabbage
    Cabbage Pakoda,pakora,snacks,fritters
    Cabbage Pakora
  • 1 cup besan/Gram flour
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tsp red chili pwd
  • 1/2 tsp dhani jeera pwd
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2-3 green chili, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ajwain
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • Hing-pinch
  • Tumeric-pinch
  • Few coriander leaves
  • Few curry leaves
  • Water
  • salt for taste
  • oil for frying

Method-Take a bowl combine all the ingredients and mix well. Add little water,add cut cabbage and mix well ,the flour and cabbage should blend and be well coated and be dry .Heat a little oil and add it to this batter and mix it well.
Keep it for sometime.In a kadai heat sufficient oil for frying. Slowly add the cabbage mix in batches in the hot oil. Fry till golden brown on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot crisp bhajias with ketchup or chutney of your choice.
(you can also add onion in the mix)


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Apr 28, 2013

Bread Pakora

Bread Pakora is simple bread slices blended in besan(gram) flour and spices .Enjoy this fried tasty snack with hot cup of tea.


Ingredients
Bread Pakora
Bread Pakora
  • 4 slices of bread
  • 1 cup gram flour(besan)
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 finely chopped onion
  • 2-3 green chilies finely chopped
  • Coriander leaves chopped
  • 1/2 tsp ajwain.
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli pwd
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala pwd
  • Water for batter.
  • Oil for frying.
  • Salt
Method-In a bowl, add gram flour, rice flour,salt, chili powder, garam masala, ajwain,turmeric, onion,chopped green chilies,coriander leaves and mix well.Add water make a smooth batter (not too thick or too thin) enough to use it for dipping for bread.
Cut the bread slices into square.Heat oil in a kadai. Dip bread pieces in the batter ,slowly slide in the hot oil and fry till crisp on medium flame,remove it on absorbent paper. Serve hot with green chutney and tomato sauce or enjoy just like that.

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Apr 23, 2013

Maddur Vade

Maddur Vade is crispy ,yummy fried snack of South India.Enjoy with hot cup of tea or coffee.

Maddur Vade
Maddur Vade

Ingredients:

  • Rice flour-4 tbsp
  • Maida-1 cup
  • Chiroti rava-1/2 cup
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves
  • Curry leaves few
  • Finely chopped green chilies-5-7
  • Finely chopped onion 1/2 cup
  • Jeera -1 tsp
  • Oil for frying
  • Butter(melted)-2 tsp
  • Salt to taste


Method: In a bowl,add rice flour and rava,melted butter,onions,salt,chilies,coriander and jeera ,add water and mix to form the dough.Apply oil to aluminum foil and take a small amount of dough and pat it into small vadas.Heat oil in kadai ,slowly pick it up and slide into the oil.Fry well till golden brown on both sides.Drain them on absorbent paper.Enjoy hot with
chutney or just like that with a cup of tea/Coffee.



(you can pat into thin vadas or keep it thick,it will taste well)

Kai Sasive Chitranna

Kayi Sasive Chitranna (Coconut Mustard Rice blended with red chilies ) is an authentic South Indian Rice speciality-a real spicy delight.Enjoy with raita or papad. Perfect for cold winters.


Ingredients

Cooked rice: 1 cup


Kayi Sasive Chitranna,Coconut Mustard Rice blended with red chilies
Kai Sasive Chitranna
Grinding

  • Grated coconut: 1/2 cup
  • Sasive/Mustard seeds: 2 tsp
  • Red chilli: 5-7 (according to taste)
  • Salt:for taste
  • Jaggery-1/2 tsp
  • Tamarind paste-1 tsp

Seasoning-

  • peanuts: 15-20 
  • Hing-Pinch
  • oil for frying 3-4 tsp
  • Mustard -1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal-1/2 tsp
  • Chana dal-1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves



Method-  Pressure cook rice and spread it on plate to cool.Grind coconut,hing, mustard and red chillies to a nice paste. (If required, add a little water  while grinding) Take a kadai, heat oil and add peanuts and fry well. Keep aside.Add mustard,chana dal urad dal,curry leaves and sauté.  Add the coconut paste mixture and fry till it becomes light brown in color.  Add the rice, salt ,fried peanuts and mix well and serve hot and spicy Kayi Sasive Chitranna with raita or papad/sandige.




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Apr 20, 2013

Potato Sandwich

Potato Sandwich is simple and easy to make.Enjoy as a quick snack or mini dinner.


Ingredients
Potato Sandwich
  • 2 cups boiled grated potatoes
  • ½ onion – chopped finely
  • 3-4  green chilies–chopped finely
  • ½ tsp jeera
  • ¼ tsp mustard
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • Pinch Hing
  • Lemon juice
  • a few chopped coriander leaves
  • Sandwich masala or Chaat masala
  • 8 Bread slices 
  • Butter
  • Salt
  • Green Chutney
  • Ketchup
  • Tomato,onion,capsicum slices
Method:In a kadai,heat oil,add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,green chilies,curry leaves,hing, tumeric ,add mashed potatoes,salt,masala powders,lemon juice and coriander leaves mix well.Take bread,apply butter and  green chutney,smear the potato stuffing,top it up with the slices of vegetables,add some chaat masala,cover with another chutney-butter spread bread.Grill in toaster.Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.


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Onion Bhajia/Fritters

Onion Bhajia (Fritters) is a favorite spicy starter/snack and is just enjoyed by all of us.The humble Kanda bhaji or pakoda anyway you call it ,it is definitely tempting!!!!

Ingredients
1  Large Onion cut finely
Kanda Bhaji/Onion Pakora
1 tsp red chilli pwd
1/2 tsp tumeric pwd
1 tsp Dhani Jeera Pwd
1 tsp of dry mango powder 
(Everest Amchur)(opt)
1/4 tsp  garam masala 
1/4 tsp ajwain
3 tbsp gram flour (besan)
2 tbsp rice flour
finely chopped coriander leaves
3-4 green chillies finely chopped salt 
Oil for frying

Method-Take a bowl combine all the ingredients and mix well. Add little water,add cut onion
and mix well ,the flour and onion should blend and be well coated and be dry .Heat a little oil and add it to this batter and mix it well.
Keep it for sometime.In a kadai heat sufficient oil for frying. Slowly add the onion besan mix in batches in the hot oil. Fry till golden brown on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot crisp bhajias with ketchup or chutney of your choice.


(You can cut the onion in long strands as well)

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Apr 16, 2013

Aloo Sabzi

Aloo Sabzi (Aloo palya/ Aloo Gadde Palya) is most simplest and easiest of recipes but definitely enjoyed by all.You can made various version with potatoes ,this is the quick one.Palya is Kannada word for Sabzi or Bhaji.


Aloo Palya / Aloo Sabzi
Aloo Sabzi

Ingredients


  • 3 big Potatoes, boiled
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp chana dal
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal
  • Hing-pinch
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 5-6 Green Chillies, chopped
  • Few Corianderleaves
  • Few Curry leaves
  • Lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste

Method: Mash the boiled potatoes.Heat Oil in pan,add mustard,chanadal,uraddal,hing,tumeric,curry leaves,chilies and fry for some time.Add potatoes ,and mix.Add salt and mix well,fry for some time.Garnish with corainder leaves and lemon juice.Add coconut if req.Serve hot with chapati/puris .


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Apr 14, 2013

Sev Puri


Sev Puri is loved by all of us.Especially any Mumbaikar would always relate to the Chowpatty and the Bhels.Always tempting !

Ingredients
Sev Puri
  • Flat crisp puris.
  • 1 cup sev
  • 1 potato, boiled and grated
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  •  chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 green chili chopped (optional)
  • Green chutney
  • Sweet  chutney
  • 1-2 tsp red chili pwd
  • 1-2 tsp cumin pwd
  • 1-2 tsp chaat masala
  • Lime juice

  • Method: Align the puris on a plate.Stack it up with grated potatoes,onions .Add the masala powders,next add the chutneys .Sprinkle sev on top.Squeeze lemon juice,a bit of masalas if req and garnish with coriander leaves,raw mango shreds.Enjoy immediately.


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Apr 13, 2013

Onion Coconut Raita

Onion coconut raita is simple and easy to prepare.Its a South Indian Raita type a combination of coconut and onion with spices.

Ingredients
Onion Coconut Raita
  • 1/2 coconut, freshly grated
  • 1 cup plain yogurt (dahi)
  • Salt to taste
  • Finely chopped onion
  • 1-3 green chilies, finely chopped
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp chana dal
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • oil (seasoning)
  • Hing a pinch
Method -Take a bowl, mix the coconut, yogurt, raw onion and salt.Heat oil in a small pan. Add the mustard and cumin seeds. Next add the green chillies ,chana dal,urad dal ,curry leaves and hing.Fry for some time.Pour the seasoning over the yogurt.Serve the raita with Sambar rice or pulao.

Potato Cheese Corn Roll

Potato Corn Cheese Crisps is yummy rich snack which kids will  enjoy.The corn and melted cheese is very tasty.

Ingredients
Potato Cheese Corn Crisps
3-4 boiled and grated potatoes
1 cup steamed sweet corn
1/2 cup of grated cheese
1/2 tsp Pepper pwd
1/2 tsp Dhani jeera pwd
1/2 tsp chaat masala
2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
2 green chilies finely chopped
3-4 bread slices
bread crumbs
salt to taste 
Oil for deep frying

Method-Mix mashed potatoes,corn,grated cheese,masala pwd,salt.Dip bread in little water,squeeze ,add it to the mix,shape into small balls or any shape you like , pat it accordingly.
Dip it on bread crumbs or chiroti rava.Set it for some time.Heat oil in a vessel , slowly slide in,deep fry the crisps on medium flame till they are golden brown in color. Remove on tissue/absorbent paper to remove any  excess oil. Serve hot with ketchup .

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Mix Vegetable Gravy

Mix Vegetable Gravy is a combination of small portion of vegetables in fresh onion tomato base , very nutritious and healthy.A great spicy side dish for any Indian Breads.


Ingredients
Mix Vegetable Gravy
1/2 cup cauliflower florets
(cleaned and chopped)
1/2 cup boiled potatoes
1/2 steamed peas
  1/2 tomato chopped
  1/2 capsicum chopped
  1/2 cup carrots
  Beans chopped
  1 bay leaf
1-2 green chilies
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 tsp red chili pwd
1/2 tsp turmeric pwd
  1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp dhani jeera pwd
  1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp kasuri methi (everest)
2 tbsp oil
few coriander leaves for garnishing
salt as required
Cashews few

Grinding:
1/2 cup chopped onion
3 medium size tomatoes, chopped


Method Grind the masala.Heat oil in Kadai,add cumin,bay leaves,chopped onion,fry till golden brown.Add the ground onion-tomato paste,green chilies,mix ,add all masala powders,Fry well.Add the vegetables, potatoes and peas,Add water.Cover and cook for some time till the vegetables are cooked.Add salt.Add kasuri methi,garnish with fried cashews,coriander leaves.Serve hot with chapatis or rice.


(you can add paneer also)

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Apr 10, 2013

Masala Toast Sandwich

Masala Toast Sandwich made from awesome combination of tomato,onion and carrot is spicy ,tangy and tasty.Enjoy it hot.

Ingredients: 
Bread slices
1 carrot,grated
1 onion,finely chopped 
1 small capsicum,finely chopped 
1  tomato,finely chopped 
chopped coriander leaves
2 -3 green chillies,finely chopped 
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp chat masala(optional) 
1/4 tsp jeera 
Salt as per taste
2 tsp tomato ketchup
Oil
Butter

Method: Heat oil in a pan add jeera,then add finely chopped onions and green chillies and fry.Next add tomatoes and capsicum and fry well till soft.Add grated carrots,red chili powder,chat masala,a pinch of sugar,salt and mix well and cook for a minute.Add chopped coriander and tomato ketchup and mix well.Heat tava and toast bread on one side then apply this mixture liberally on that toasted side ,next apply butter to the tawa and toast the other side until crisp.Cut and Serve it hot .Else You can enjoy it as open sandwich too.

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Tomato Masala chaat /Tomato Slice

Tomato Chaat (tomato Slice ) is a favorite Masala Chaat you can enjoy in Bangalore.Nice tangy ,spicy and tasty.Of course, very easy to prepare too.


Ingredients:
Tomato Masala
2  tomatoes
1 cup puffed rice (Puri)
1/2 sev
1 onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup grated, carrot
Few coriander leaves, chopped
1/4 cup salted peanuts
1 tbsp. green chutney
OR red chili powder
1 tsp chaat masala
1 tbsp. lemon juice
Salt to taste

Method: Slice the tomatoes.(thick slices)Apply salt and green chili paste,Spruce up with finely chopped onions, grated carrots, chaat masala,red chili pwd,coriander leaves and peanuts.Sprinkle a dash of lemon juice over that. Top up with puffed rice and sev .Serve immediately.


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Apr 9, 2013

Kodubale

Kodubale is traditional snack recipe we all know and have enjoyed  preparing it during festivals.Try it out during kids vacation time.-Crispy and spicy enjoy with hot cup of tea.

Kodubale,rava kodubale,maida,
Kodubale
Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 2 tbsp chiroti rava
  • 2 tbsp. dry coconut 
  • 2 tsp. Dhalia (hurgadle / puttani) 
  • 1-2 tbsp. red chilli powder or 7-8 red chilies
  • 2 tbsp. oil/Butter
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds
  • Hing pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

Method: Roast puttani,red chillies,coconut,hing and grind it.
Mix rice flour, with ground mix,sesame seeds and salt and mix well. 
Heat oil and add to the mixture. Add water and Knead the dough well.
Take small portion and make kodubale out of it.
Heat oil in Kadai ,deep fry kodubale till golden brown or until fully done.
Drain on paper towel. Store in an airtight container when cool 
or enjoy with tea.

You can also add curry leaves and jeera .

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Apr 8, 2013

Tomato Onion Raita

Tomato Onion Raita is simple and easy,combination of tomato,onions with curds and spices.Enjoy it with spicy Pulao or Biryani.



Ingredients:
Tomato Onion Raita
1 cup plain curd / dahi 
 1 cup tomatoes and onions
 (finely chopped)  
Salt to taste 
2 tsp oil 
1/2 tsp chana dal
1/2 tsp urad dal
1/4 tsp cumin seed, mustard seed 
2-3 chili (finely chopped) 
2-3 curry leaves 
Finely chopped coriander leaves

Method: Add salt,sugar to curds and mix well.Add chopped tomatoes, onion. Heat oil in frying pan, add mustard,jeera,chana dal,urad dal,chopped green chilies once done,pour the above seasoning over tomato and onion mixture.Serve it with chapati or pulao,mixed rice.

Apr 7, 2013

Sabudana Roti

Sabudana Roti/rotti is yummy mix of potato,chilies with sago made into soft roti.It's spicy and tasty -a filling breakfast recipe.An easy gluten free vegan delight!

Sabudana Roti,Sabudana,chutney,rotti,snack
Sabudana Roti
  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup sago/
  •  / sabudana
  • 1 medium potato boiled/grated
  • 1 finely chopped onion 
  • 2 tbsps rice flour (binding)
  • Roasted peanuts crushed to small pieces
  • 5-6 finely chopped Green chillies
  • Jeera,
  • Coriander leaves
  • Oil 
  • Salt to taste
Method:Soak the Sabudana in enough water for about 3-4 hours.Once soft,drain the water.Add grated potatoes,chilies,coriander leaves,crushed peanuts,onions,salt,jeera,rice flour and mix well to form the dough.Take 1tsp of oil, smear around a tava, take dough and spread around it.

Keep this on medium heat, cover and after minute ,add oil around sides .If you want more crispy leave it of little longer.(to make it more soft you can cover it with a plate on the tava/griddle).Serve hot with chutney,ketchup or enjoy JLT.(just like that)
(You can make this recipe without onions also)

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KhusKhus Kheer/Gasagase Payasa

Khus Khus Kheer or Gasagase payasa (ಗಸಗಸೆ ಪಾಯಸ -Kannada) is sweet that can be prepared during festival or just for any normal day.This is made from poppy seeds and is simply delectable.

Indian style Poppy seeds pudding,Khuskhus kheer,poppy seed payasam
KhusKhus Kheer/Gasgasye Payasa

Ingredients
  • Khus Khus / Poppy seeds-1/2 cup
  • Badam / Almonds - 10
  • Kaju / Cashew - 10
  • Copra / Dessicated coconut - 1/4 cup
  • Elachi /Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar / Jaggery - 1 Cup
  • Milk - 1 1/2 cup
  • Saffron - a pinch(opt)

Method

* Fry khuskhus and badam and then grind it into powder.Add coconut and milk and grind (Grinding takes some time) to a fine paste. Boil milk, add the paste, keep stirring well on low flame for some time.Add sugar/Jaggery , cardamom powder.Mix well till the jaggery/sugar dissolves.Garnish with roasted nuts and raisins .Serve this poppy seed kheer hot or cold.



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Apr 6, 2013

Aloo Patties


Aloo Patties is easy snack for kids or elders , you can relish it crispy hot or add some sev and enjoy too.

Ingredients:

Potatoes boiled and mashed

Salt as per taste
1 tsp pepper pwd
Bread pieces (binding)
1 cup steamed peas
1/4 tsp garam masala
1 tsp Red chili powder
1 tsp dhania jeera pwd
Coriander leaves
Lemon juice
Oil for shallow-frying.


Method: Mash the peas and add the masala pwd and salt and mix it well add mashed potatoes,pepper pwd,bread pieces ,coriander leaves,lemon juice and mix well.Take small portion of mix ,flatten it ,pat it well.On a tava,add oil and place the pattice shallow fry till golden brown on low heat.Flip on the other side slowly.Once done serve hot with ketchup or chutney.

(you can cut the patties,add bit of onion,chili pwd,sev and enjoy,
reduce the spices for kids)

Hayagreeva Payasam

Hayagreeva Payasam is traditional South Indian dish (esp made in Madhwa homes) cooked during festivals.Rich and aromatic sweet made from Chana dal (lentils).


Hayagreeva Payasam, chana dal dessert, kheer
Hayagreeva
Ingredients-
1. Channa Daal- 1 Cup
2. Jaggery/Gud- 1 to 1 1/4 cup
(as per taste)
4. Khus Khus- 1 Tbspn(opt)
5. Raisins- few
6. Roasted Cashewnuts/Badam- few
7. Cardamom Powder- 5-6 crushed
8. Dry coconut- 2 Tbspns
9. Ghee- 1 tbsp
Method-Pressure Cook the Channa dal with little ghee till it becomes soft. Roast khus khus and dry coconut in a kadai and grind it.(You can also use fresh coconut with khuskhus and grind with milk.) Next melt jaggery on low heat, once the jaggery starts boiling, add the channa dal,keep stirring. Add the Khus khus and coconut mix, cardamom powder, the cashews and raisins, and then the remaining ghee. Add little milk .Mix well and serve warm.

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Vegetable Samosa

Samosa is spicy ,fried snack very popular and tasty.Of course you can always bring it from the shop and enjoy else try making it at home especially during kids vacation time and have fun together.


Ingredients

  samosa filling
Vegetable Samosa
Vegetable Samosa
  • Potatoes -3 (boiled,grated)
  • Peas - 1/2 cup (steamed)
  • Garam masala - 1 tsp
  • Dhania jeera pwd-1 tsp
  • Jeera  - 1/2 tsp
  • Green Chilli -3-4 finely chopped
  • Salt 
  • Lemon juice
  • Corainder leaves
  • Cashews/rasins(opt)
  • Dough
  • Maida flour - 1 cup
  • Rice flour - 1/4 cup
  • Ghee/Oil - 2 tsp
  • Ajwain
  • Salt 
  • Water
  • Method-In a pan, heat oil,add jeera,chilies,add the veggies ,masala pwd and mix well.Add lemon juice and coriander leaves.Mix the flour and knead it into soft dough (Just like chapati). Make small balls and keep aside.Make small rolls of dough and roll it into a small circle.Form a cone ,add the filing and cover the cone,use little water to close it.Heat oil in kadai,slowly slide the samosas ,fry till  golden brown on low heat.Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.
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