Sunday, February 3, 2019

Ukde seeth, Batate Tendle upkari, Piyava Thambali, Methi leaves sukke , Gulla Bajji, Alsande b with Magge Bhendi n Alsande b Saaru .

 Ukde seeth, Batate Tendle upkari, Piyava Thambali, Methi leaves sukke , Gulla Bajji, Alsande b with Magge Bhendi n Alsande b Saaru .

Batate Tendle Upkari/ Potato n Ivy Gourd Stir fry

  • Potato -1 huge 
  •  Tendle /Ivy gourd... 10 to 12 
  • Oil..2 tsp 
  • Mustard seeds ...1/2 tsp 
  • Dry red chilly ...3   broken 
  • Water ..just little 
  •  Salt to taste
  • Grated coconut ..1 tblsp 

Wash potato , peel it .Wash  ivy gourd's, remove the tips . 
 slice potato n ivy gourd  thinly .

In a kadai add oil n splutter mustard seeds , add torn dry red chilly n stir for a few seconds Add sliced potato n ivy gourd, little water n salt ..keep covered n cook till done n then garnish with grated coconut .

Piyava Thambali ( Coconut Based Raw Onion Gravy) 

  • Grated Coconut ...1 cup
  •  Roasted dry red chilly ...4 to 6 
  • Tamarind ..Tamarind seed size .
  •  Salt to taste


Finely chopped onion ...1/4 th cup 

Coconut Oil..2 tsp


Grind grated coconut , roasted dry red chillies n tamarind to not so fine  paste . 

Remove it dilute with little water for a consistency neither too thick nor too thin .. Add salt mix well ...Add chopped onion n Coconut oil ..Mix well .. 

Note : No need to boil it as its a cold recipe 

Fresh Methi Leaves Sukke ! Fenugreek leaves cooked in coconut based dry masala !

Fresh Methi leaves /Fenugreek leaves - 1 huge bunch
Potato -1 small
Thur Dhal - 1/2 cup
Onion -1

 To grind

  • Grated coconut- 1 cup
  • Roasted Dry red chillies- 5 to 8 
  • Urid dhal- 3 tsp
  • Tamarind- Tamarind seed size
  • Salt to taste


  • Oil- 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

wash n chop the methi leaves .

wash , peel n cube the potato .

Cut the onion into slight bigger pieces .

Pressure cook Thur dhal only till its soft , need to have whole dhal ... ( Dont over cook nor make it mushy )

In little oil fry urid dhal till reddish brown , cool ...

Grind grated coconut, chillies , tamarind n just before removing the masala , add roasted urid dhal n grind for a minute or two . ( The ground masala should be a little coarse )

In a kadai add oil , add mustard seeds n once its sputters add cooked dhal, onions, potato n methi leaves , ground masala , salt n water ... cook till done n gravy turns dry !

Gulla Bhajji ( Roasted Brinjal Gojju With Bimbul/Bilimbi ) 
  •  Gulla / Seasonal Round Brinjal ( Mattu Gulla )  ..if not any other round variety .. 3
  • Bimbul/Bilimbi..3 or 4 
  • Green Chilly ...4 ,chopped 
  • Salt to taste


  • Coconut oil ..1 tsp
  •  Mustard seeds ..1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves..1 sprig


  • Chopped coriander leaves..2 tsp
  • Hing water ..1 tsp ( i use solid hing .so soak it in little water for sometime n dissolve well )

Wash the Round Brinjal's and wipe them , apply oil n directly  roast them over the flame,turning around till it shrinks ... Cool n remove the skin ... Mash them well n Keep aside .

Wash n cook bilimbi in litlte water till soft .Cool it . mash it well .

In a bowl, add chopped green chilies , mashed brinjal's , mashed bilimbi's , salt n mix well with hands . Add the seasoning n then garnish ..Mix well again . 

Alsande B , Magge Bhendi  ( Black eyed  Peas with Mangalore cucumber  Cooked in Coconut Based Gravy )

  • Alsande b /black eyed peas ... 1/2 cup
  • Magge / Mangalore cucumber , chopped with skin... 1 cup 

To grind to a fine paste 
  • Grated coconut ..1 cup
  • Roasted dry red chillies... 6 
  • Tamarind ..Tamarind seed size 
  • Salt to taste 

  • Oil ..2 tsp
  • Crushed garlic flakes -8 to 10  

Wash cow peas n pressure cook it ..dont over cook n make mushy .( Retain the cooked water to preapre Plain rasam ) 

cook chopped magge in little water till tender . 

Grind all the ingredients meant to grind to a fine paste .

Add the cooked stuffs in a vessel,add the ground masala n salt .Boil well n then give the seasoning . 
Alsande b Saaru /

Plain Rasam

Retained water of cooked black eyed peas   
Salt to taste 

Oil - 2 tsp 
Garlic flakes - 10 to 12 crushed slightly
Dry Red Chilly -3 or 4 broken  

To the cooked retained water of cooked black eyed peas  , add salt n boil . Then season .

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