Sunday, June 15, 2014

Groundnut Roasted Gram Chutney Powder

Groundnut Roasted Gram Chutney Powder 

  • Groundnuts- 1 cup 
  • Roasted Gram ( Hurikadale )-1 cup 
  • Red Chilly Powder- 1 or 11/2 tsp 
  • Curry Leaves- 2 sprigs 
  • Cumin Seeds- 1/2 tsp 
  • Garlic Flakes- 10 /12 
  • Salt to taste 

Dry roast groundnuts n peel them 

Remove the skin of garlic flakes

Dry roast Curry Leaves 

Grind Roasted gram, peeled roasted groundnuts, garlic flakes, curry leaves, cumin seeds, red chilly powder n salt to a semi coarse powder . keep it in a air tight container .

Goes well with rice drizzled with ghee/oil, dosa, idly ... 

Varahi Shevai ( Barnyard Millet Shevai )

Varahi Shevai ( Barnyard Millet Shevai  )

  • Varahi /Barnyard Millet  -2 glass 
  • water -3 glass
  • Grated coconut -2 glass or little more as this will make shevai softer 
  • salt to taste
Wash Varahi n soak it in  water for about 1/2  an hour .

Grind grated coconut .

in a kadai, boil water, add salt , Soaked varahi  n ground grated coconut  ,stir continuously till it forms a dough .. apply little oil to the palms n knead the dough well n form into balls n steam it for 10 to 15  mts 

Grease Idiyappam mould ,add the steamed ball n press it gently ! 

Serve it with chutney/sambar/pickle

This is my own innovation