2014/10/26

MALPUA




Ingredients :


Whole wheat flour - 1 cup

Sugar - 2 1/2 cups
Black pepper - 1/4 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp


Method of preparation :



  • 1.Mix sugar in 1 cup of water and cook in a medium flame and dissolve completely.Cool it down .



      • 2.Once cooled down, add crushed pepper , fennel seeds , wheat flour with little water and mix it well.



          • 3.Heat ghee/oil in a kadai . Once hot , drop a ladle of the batter in oil and deep fry them till golden brown.



              • 4.Serve immediately.

                  • Recipe  : Tarladalal.

2014/10/12

LEMON IDLY UPMA



INGREDIENTS:

Lemon - 1 (medium)
Red chillies - 4 nos
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Channa dal - 1 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves
Asafoetida as per requirement


METHOD OF PREPARATION:


1) Take lemon juice without seeds,add little water and turmeric powder.
2) Heat oil in a kadai.Once hot,add mustard,urat dal.When it splutters,add channa dal,red chillies and curry leaves.
3) Add asafoetida.Mix them well.
4)Add lemon juice and little salt.Wait for a minute and then crushed idli to it and mix well.Turn off the flame.Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with pickles,chutney or potato fry or sundals.

2014/10/07

Fried Chicken



INGREDIENTS :

Chicken (chopped) - 300 gms
Lemon juice - 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Chilli powder - 2 tsps
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Chicken masala - 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Marinate chicken with the above said ingredients and refrigerate for 1 hour.
2) Then , deep fry them till golden brown.

Serve hot.

2014/09/11

Oats Moong Pongal


INGREDIENTS :

Oats - 1 cup
Green gram - 1/4 cup
Pepper -2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Asafoetida - a pinch
Ginger - a small piece
Curry leaves
Salt to taste


METHOD OF PREPARATION :


1) Soak green gram overnight .
2) Pressure moong gram for 3-4 whistles.
3) Once done , allow it to cool . Meanwhile , heat oil in a pan . Add mustard,cumin seeds,red chillies and pepper . When it splutters , add curry leaves.
4) Then , add chopped ginger and asafotida with salt .Add moong dal.
5) Boil oats in water till done.Finally add dal with it and mix it well.


Serve hot with sambar/chutney/kurma .

2014/09/10

Chickpeas Salad




INGREDIENTS :

Boiled chickpeas - 1 cup
Cucumber - 1 cubed
Tomato - 1 cubed
Onion - 1 sliced
Salt to taste
Lemon juice  - 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

Mix the above said ingredients in a bowl well . Leave for a minute and serve .

2014/09/04

Gavachi Kheer / Whole Wheat Kheer


INGREDIENTS :

Whole wheat - 1/2 cup(Soaked overnight and grinded coarsely )
Rice - 2 tbsps(soaked)
Jaggery - 250gms (dissolved syrup - 2.5 cups)
Ghee 
Cashews ,Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
Milk -  1 cup

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Ghee roast grinded wheat and rice for few minutes till the flavour rules out.
2) Add jaggery syrup to it . Cook for few minutes .
3) Finally , mix milk and cardamom powder to it and serve with ghee roasted cashews.

Linking it with SNC  challenge

2014/08/26

Oats sweet Crepes


INGREDIENTS :

Oats - 1 cup (powdered) ..i used saffola oats.
Jaggery - 1 1/2 cup
Dosa batter - 2 ladles
Baking salt - 1/2 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Mix the above ingredients to a smooth batter .
2) Heat dosa / aappam pan . Spread the batter , add a spoon of oil or ghee to its sides . Cover with  a lid for few minutes and then flip to its other side.
3) Cook till done . Serve hot .

A healthy crepes for Priya akka's Secretly cooking challenge ...Thank you Prathima for giving me two yummy ingredients Jaggery and Oats as secret ingredients.