White rice, Authentic amchi style saaru with ground masala ,Chane Ghassi ( Black chickpea cooked in coconut based gravy ), Pagila Podi/ Kantola fries ,Semiya Kheer /Vermecilli Kheer n Pickle
. Authentic amchi style saaru with ground masala !
chopped coriander leaves-1 tsp
in little oil , fry coriander seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, pepper corns , hing, curry leaves, red chillies , separately .. remove n let it cool
chop tomatoes into 4 n boil it with water , cool the boiled tomatoes n retain the water .
Grind the boiled cooled tomatoes with above roasted ingredients along with little turmeric powder ,salt n tamarind ..
in a kadai add oil, curry leaves, mustard , ground masala n fry till the raw smell goes .. add the retained water , jaggery n also add water to get rasam consistency .. boil well ! switch off and garnish with fresh coriander leaves .
Chane Ghassi ( Black chickpea cooked in coconut based gravy )
To grind to a semi coarse paste
Soak Chana/Chick peas overnight ,n pressure cook it for 8 to 10 whistles or till cooked ! dont discard the water ! Pressure cook Yam for 1 whistle
Add the ground masala,along with salt to the cooked stuffs n boil it . !
Season the gravy with mustard seeds n curry leaves.
Pagila Podi/ Kantola fries
- Red chilly powder.. 1 tblsp
- Hing/Asafoetida ..2 pinch
- Turmeric powder..1/4 th tsp
- Rice flour..2 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Oil for deep frying .
Wash the Kantola n slice them .
In a bowl add red chilly powder, hing, turmeric powder n salt . Add the sliced kantola n mix well ..keep aside for 5 mts .
Heat oil in a kadai , dip the marinated kantola in rice flour n deep fry few at a time till crisp .
Semiya Kheer /Vermecilli Kheer
MethodHeat 2 tsp of ghee in a pan and roast Vermicelli/semiya on low flame till golden brown.
Remove the Vermicelli from the pan and keep aside.
In the same pan, again heat some more ghee and fry cashew nuts and raisins separately and keep it aside.
Boil milk in a heavy bottomed pan.
Then add the roasted vermicelli to the milk and cook till it becomes soft.
Keep stirring continuously it to prevent it from burning.
Then add sugar and mix till it completely dissolves.
Now add cardamom powder to the mixture and garnish it with cashew nuts and raisins..