2014/04/18

COCONUT MILK BANANA SWEET FRITTERS / THENGGAIPAL VAZHAIPAZHA APPAM


INGREDIENTS :

Rava - 1/4 cup
Sugar-1  cup
Plain flour/Maida-1/2 cup

Coconut milk - sufficient for making smooth batter
Mashed banana - 1/2 cup


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak rava in water for 10 - 15 minutes.
2) Then add maida with rava ,mashed banana , sugar and Coconut milk.Mix well without any lumps. It shouldn't be too watery.It must be smooth like dosa batter.
3) Heat oil in a kadai.When the oil gets heated, take a ladle and pour the batter into the oil.Fry till it turns golden brown.

Sweet appam is ready to serve.

Linking it with Priya akka's  with two secret ingredients Coconut milk and maida given by Priya of Priya's Menu.


2014/04/17

CLUSTER BEANS STIR FRY


INGREDIENTS :

Cluster beans - 250 gms
Salt to taste
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urat dal - 1 tsp
Red Chillies - 2 
Curry leaves - few

To grind : 

Coconut pieces -3
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1. Cook beans with the grinded masala paste with little water in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles.
2. Cook till all the water drains out .
3. Once done , temper it with mustaard,urat dal,red chillies and curry leaves.

2014/04/15

RAW BANANA STIR FRY


INGREDIENTS :

Onion - 1 finely chopped
Tomato - 1 finely sliced
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder  -  1 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat oil in a pan . Once hot , add mustard and jeera . When it splutters , saute onion till tender.
2) Followed by adding tomato,curry leaves and saute till skinny well mixed with onion.
3) Add chilli and turmeric powder with salt . Sprinkle little water and cover with a lid . Cook till done.

Serve hot with Rice .Linking it with Potluck party 



2014/04/09

SANKARA MEEN VARUVAL


This is my guest post for Jaleela akka , a wonderful enthusiastic blogger and a very good friend . Happy to guest post for you akka.Check here for the link :

INGREDIENTS: 

Sankara / Red Snapper - 500 gms
Salt to taste

To grind : 

Red Chillies - 10 -15
Pepper - 1 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Garlic cloves - 2 
Ginger - a small piece

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1 . Marinate the fish with the grinded masala and keep it aside for 1 hour. with a tsp of curd/butter milk.
2. Shallow fry the fish  in a pan till golden brown ..Linking it with Tamizhar Samayal Tuesday event by Nalini .


2014/04/02

Mushroom Noodles



INGREDIENTS :

Mushroom -  200 gms
Salt to taste
Chicken fry masala - 1 tsp
Noodles - 1 pack

Noodles masala - 1 packChilli sauce - 1/4 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Saute mushroom well in oil with the all spice mix till done .
2)Boil noodles and strain the water.

3)Saute noodles in a spoon of oil.Add masala to it. Finally , mix it up with mushroom .

Serve with sauce.

2014/03/28

DRY FRUITS CURRY


A different yummy curry tried from Jagruti's space for Potluck party .....Click here for the recipe .

Linking it with Potluck Party 


HORSEGRAM VEGETABLE SOUP


INGREDIENTS :

Horsegram - 1/4 cup
Vegetables of your choice - 1/4 cup
Methi leaves - 1 handful
Tomato - 1 ripen
Salt to taste
Chilli flakes - 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder - 1 tsp
Vegetable stock - sufficient
Olive oil - 1/2 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1 . Soak horsegram for few hours and pressure cook it well .
2 . Boil vegetables and store its stock.
3 . Saute methi leaves in olive oil for few minutes.
4. Then boil vegetable stock in a vessel , add vegetables , horse gram , mashed tomato , Salt ,  Chilli flakes and pepper powder .Then finally add sauted methi to it . Bring to boil for few minutes .
5. Remove from the flame and serve hot.

Linking it with Lakshmi's Five Ingredient Challenge - March
and Vegan Thursday event by Priya akka