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Monday, June 26, 2017

Alsando Sukke /Yardlong Beans cooked in Coconut Based Dry Masala

Alsando Sukke /Yardlong Beans cooked in Coconut Based Dry Masala 
  • Alsando /Yardlong Beans ..  chopped into 2 inch pieces- 2 cups

For grinding 

  • Grated coconut-1 cup
  • Roasted Dry red chillies- 4 to 6  or according to the taste 
  • Urid dhal- 1 tsp 
  • Coriander seeds- 2 tsp 
  • Tamarind - Tamarind seed size 
  • Salt to taste .

Seasoning 

  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves-2 sprigs 

Method 

In little oil roast Urid dhal n coriander seeds till brown .cool it 

Grind Grated coconut, roasted red chillies along with tamarind to a paste ... just before removing the ground paste add the roasted urid dhal , coriander seeds n grind for 2 minutes ( The ground paste should be a little coarse ) 

In a kadai add oil, Mustard seeds n once it splutters add curry leaves n the ground masala  ,salt,  water add the chopped yardlong  beans , cook till all the water is evaporated n Yardlong beans gets cooked . 

Undi ( Steamed rice rawa dumplings ) with Gud Gud Alambe Spicy songa with ground masala ! Thunder Mushrooms in spicy tangy ground gravy !

Undi ( Steamed rice rawa dumplings ) with Gud Gud Alambe Spicy songa with ground masala ! Thunder Mushrooms in spicy tangy ground gravy .
 Undi ( Steamed rice rawa dumplings ) 
  • Rice Rawa - 2 cup's
  • Grated coconut- 3 cup's 
  • Salt to taste 

Seasoning

  • Oil- 1 tblsp
  • Mustard seeds-1 tsp 
  • Urid dhal-1 tsp 
  • Fenugreek seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves- 2 sprig's 

Method 

Soak rice rawa, salt n grated coconut in enough water for about 10 minutes . 

In a kadai add oil , Mustard seeds n once it splutters add urid dhal , fenugreek seeds, curry leaves , now drop the soaked stuff , n stir continiously till it becomes fairly stiff . switch off and shape them into round balls ,making a depression in each . 


Steam them for 15 to 20 mts . 

Gud Gud Alambe Spicy songa with ground masala ! Thunder Mushrooms in spicy tangy ground gravy .
  • Cleaned n peeled Gud Gud alambe -1 kg 
  • Onions-2 medium
  • Coriander seeds-2tsp ( not roasted) 
  • Roasted Dry red chillies-3 short n 8 long or according to the taste 
  • Tamarind -Tamarind seed size 
  • Oil-2 tsp
  • Salt to taste    

Method 
Cook the peeled Mushrooms in little water with 1 chopped onion till soft ( dont add too much water )

Grind Red chillers , coriander seeds n tamarind to a very fine paste .

 
In a kadai add 2 tsp oil , chopped onions and fry till pink , add the ground paste and fry till the raw smell goes add salt  and the cooked mushrooms n give a quick boil .

Note : this gravy shoudnt be too thick nor watery 

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 .