24 novembre 2006
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]
30 septembre 2006
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]
09 août 2006
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]
22 juillet 2006
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 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.
11 juin 2006
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.