29 mars 2007

Pola / Pesaha Appam

Pola Ingredients2 cups rice flour10 g fresh yeast 1 tsp sugar 1 cup semolina 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 tsp saltMethodDilute yeast in luke warm water with 1 tsp sugar . Set aside for 15 minuites.Blend semolina with one cup of water & cook in medium heat for 5min.Add this to the rice flour.Then add diluted yeast & coconut milk.Mix well & keep aside for 6 hours in a warm placeIf the batter is thick add some more coconut milk.Grease the Idli maker with oil &  pour 1 tbsp of batter.Steam for 15 minuites. Serve this spongy... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2007

Onion Uthappam

  Onion uthappam   Ingredients1 cup rice flour1 cup urud dal powder3 cups water1 tsp salt1/2 tsp fenugreek powder2 shallots finely chopped1 green chilli( chopped)Chopped curry leaves MethodMix all the ingredients & keep aside for one hour.Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon full of batter. (Don't spread)Cook both sides .   Serve hot with chutney / curry.   
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25 février 2007

Scottish Pancakes - Pikelets

PikeletsIngredients200g flour (Type 45)4 tbsp sugar30g melted butterAn egga pinch of salt210ml milk1 tsp vanilla essenceMethodIn a bowl , whisk together egg +milk+sugar +salt.Sift flour with baking powder. Pour the egg mixture & butter to flour & mix thoroughly  (without any lumps).Keep aside for half an hour.Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon full of batter. Cook on both sides .   Eat with the topping of your choice.
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01 décembre 2006

Spanish Desert - Banana Pancakes

Banana Pancakes Ingredients2 bananas3 eggs1/4 tsp nutmeg powder1/2 tsp baking powdera pinch of salt70 g flour50 g sugarButter for frying MethodPeel & mash bananas and keep aside.Sieve flour & baking powder together.Add to the mashed bananas.Then add beaten eggs & sugar.Keep aside for 2 hours.Heat a non stick pan & add a knob of butter.When it's melted add a ladle of batter.Turn & cook the other side.Very Easy Very Tasty
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24 novembre 2006

Carrot Upma

Carrot Upma Ingredients2 cups semolina3 cups water2 carrots2 chillies1 onion coarsely chopped1 tsp salt1 tsp urud dal seeds1/2 tsp musturd seedsa small piece of gingercurry leaves2 tbsp oilbutterMethodDry roast semolina in a pan for 8 min and keep aside.Wash, peel & cut the carrots in chunks.Just blend in a food processor & keep aside. Heat oil in a casserole.Splutter musturd seeds.Add urud dal & fry till light brown.Then add chopped onions & fry till light golden brown.Add ginger,chilli & chopped carrots.Stir for... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2006

Poori - Galettes de blé frites

Poori ( Puffed Indian bread )   Ingredients500 g flour250 ml water1 tsp saltoil for fryingMethodMix first three ingredients & knead well.Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for 1 hour.Take a lemon sized ball & flatten it using a roller( 8/10 cm discs).Repeat the process with other dough balls. Heat plenty of oil.Gently slip the disc in hot oil.When poori pops fully, splash hot oil on the top.Turn over & fry the other side.Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen paper. Ur Poori is ready... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2006

Rice noodles / String hoppers

  Idiyappam / Noolputtu (Kerala speciality)Ingredients200 g rice powder250 ml water ( I took 125 coconut milk + 125 water)30 g butterShredded coconutsalt to taste.   Method Boil water. Add butter & rice powder.Stir with a wooden spatule & remove from fire.Then add coconut milk.Cover with a damp cloth & leave for a few minuites.Knead it into a smooth dough.Grease the idiyappam mould & Idli maker.Take a dough ball & press it.Put 1 tsp of shredded coconut (fresh) on each idiyappam.Steam for about 10... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2006

Crêpes mille trous

Pancake with thousand holes Ingredients250 g Semolina 250ml milk1 egg30 g Fresh Yeast 1 glass of water 1/2 tsp saltMethod Heat  milk & water  until just warm . Don't boil . Dilute yeast in it.Add egg, semolina & salt . Mix well & keep aside for 4 hours.In a nonstick pan make the pancakes. Wait until the whole pancake is covered with holes.Cook the other side.Serve with honey / maple syrup / sweetened coconut milk .    
09 juillet 2006

Polenta Pancakes.

Polenta Pancakes   Ingredients 2 cups polenta4 cups warm water1 tsp salt3 eggs1 green chilli chopped1 big onion finely chopped chopped curry leaves MethodMix first three ingredients & set aside for 2/3 hours.Beat 3 eggs with finely chopped onions,chilli & curry leaves.Add to the polenta & mix well.If the batter is thick, add some water.Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon full of batter. Cook on both sides.Serve hot with curry / chutney.      
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11 juin 2006

Rava Idli

Rava Idli  Ingredients 500 g semolina4 yogurts (125 g each) 1 tsp salt 20 g fresh yeast 1 tsp sugar 1 bowl luke warm water MethodDilute yeast in luke warm water with 1 tsp sugar . Set aside for 15 minuites.Mix all  the ingredients & keep aside of 2/3 hours, until it's doubled.Add some water if the batter is thick. Grease the Idli maker with oil &  pour 1 tbsp of batter.Steam cook for 15 minuites. Serve with curry / chutney.  
Posté par aarathi à 19:30 - - Commentaires [3] - Permalien [#]
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