Ukde seeth, Fresh Grapes Rasam ,Fresh Peas Potato Upkari , Kairichi Amti n Capsicum Fries
Fresh Green Grapes Rasam
Wash grapes and blend it to puree .
In vessel add thur dhal water , grapes puree , then add rasam powder, turmeric powder and salt .cook on medium flame .
When bubble starts appearing in the middle, switch off the stove. Add pepper powder n mix well .
Give the seasoning n then garnish
Note: Sour green grapes gives a good taste . If the grapes are sweet then add pea size tamarind while boiling the rasam for tangy flavour .
Fresh Green Peas Potato Upkari /Stir Fry
- Fresh Green Peas -1/2 cup
Wash the potatoes , peel them n chop into 2 inch cubical' s .
In a kadai add oil n splutter mustard seeds, add torn red chilly n stir for few seconds. Then add cubed potatoes, fresh green peas , water as required n salt ..cook till it turns soft . Add grated coconut n mix well .
Kairichi Amti ( Raw Mango cooked with coconut based gravy )
Wash n peel the the raw mango and cut into 2 inch chunks .
Grind grated coconut, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander seeds to a smooth paste by adding little water.
To the coconut milk add rice flour n mix well ..
Heat oil in a kadai splutter mustard seeds , then add fenugreek seeds and hing . When they splutter add the mango pieces and ground paste. Mix well and cook on low flame till the mango chunks become tender to 5 to 7 min . Then add the rice flour mixed in coconut milk , jaggery and salt and bring to a boil. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot immediately.
If not serving immediately remove the mango chunks and keep aside and add them while reheating because the more they are kept in the curry the more tangy the curry will get. If the raw mango is very tangy use only half. The one i used was not very sour so i used whole.
To make a semi solid batter
Wash n Slice the capsicum to desired shape ..
Prepare a batter using besan, hing,chilly powder , rice flour salt n water to a medium consistency .
Heat oil in a deep kadai , dip the sliced capsicum in the batter few at a time n deep fry till crisp .