10 août 2012

Aravana Payasam

Aravana PayasamIngredients1 cup rice grains3 cups water2 cloves3 tbsp ghee  6 cubes of jaggeryA pinch of saltA pinch of dried ginger powder(chukku)1/4 tsp cardomom powderRaisins & Cashews MethodGently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & keep aside.Fry rice grains+ cloves in 1 tbsp ghee.Stir in water & cook  for 15mn.(don't overcook)When cooked, add jagerry syrup & the remaining ghee.Stir well so that the jagerry is well mixed with the rice.When it thickens, remove from... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2011

Pazha Pradaman - Onam Special

Pazha PradamanIngredients2 ripe plantains   5 cubes of jagerry2cups  of coconut milk (1can) A pinch of salt1/2 tsp cardomom powderRaisins/Almonds / Cashews / CoconutGheeMethodGently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & keep aside.Steam cook plantains along with skin. Peel & mash it. Heat ghee in a thick bottomed vessel. Fry mashed banana till light golden brown.Stir in jaggery syrup  & mix well.Then add a cup coconut milk & stir well. When it's reduced add... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2010

Date Filled Allipidi

Allipidi       Ingredients12 cup freshly grated coconut1/4 tsp cumin seedsA pinch of salt200 g date paste1/2 tsp cinnamon powder1 cups roasted rice powder1 cup sugar2 cups of coconut milk4 cardomom pods1/2 tsp dried ginger powderMethodCoarsely grind first three ingredients & add to the rice powder.Add sufficient amount of warm water to get a stiff dough.Close the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for an hour .Mix date paste with cinnamon powder & make small balls.Take a berry size rice ball &... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2010

Arroz doce - Portuguese Rice Pudding

Arroz DoceIngredients1 cup cooked thai rice2 cups full cream milk2 clovesA cinnamon stickA pinch of salt2 tbsp sugar2 egg yolks1 tsp vanilla essenceZest of a lemonCinnamon powderMethodBeat egg yolks & sugar until light & fluffy.Gently heat milk with cooked rice,cloves & cinnamon.Add a pinch of salt, lemon zest & stir well.When it is reduced to half, remove from fire.Then add  beaten egg yolks stiring constantly.Add vanilla essence & stir well. Chill, decorate with cinnamon powder & serve. Arroz Doce is... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2009

Panchamritam For Janmashtami

Panchamritam Ingredients8 cubes of  jaggery3 tbsp water2 bananas (mashed)Chopped dates + Chopped cashews + raisins   2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp Ghee1/2 tsp cardomom powderTulasi leaves / Basil LeavesMethodGently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & keep aside. Heat a sauce pan with butter. Fry chopped nuts until golden brown. Add mashed banana + jaggery syrup + dates & raisins.Stir well with a wooden spatule on the medium heat.When it's of a thick consistency,  remove from fire.  Add... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2009

Biji Salak - Indonesian Sweet .

Biji SalakIngredients1/2 cup tapioca pearls( sago)1 medium size sweet potato5 tbsp rice flour2 tbsp sugar  5 cubes of jagerry1 1/2cup of coconut milk / milk A pinch of salt1/4 tsp cardomom powderGheeMethodRoast Sago in  ghee.Stir in water & cook  until it becomes trasparent.Gently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & keep aside.Cook sweet potato & mash it. Mix it with flour & sugar . Make marble sized balls with this stiff dough.Stir in water & cook  for 15mn.When cooked,... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2009

Sweet potato - Bread Pudding

Sweet potato - Bread Pudding Ingredients1 medium sized sweet potato1/4 of French Baguette / 3 slices of bread2 eggs1 cup coconut milk3 tbsp sugar50g butter1 tsp nutmeg powderRaisins & WalnutsMethodWash , peel & cube the sweet potato.Boil the cubed potatoes in water until tender (10 mn).Drain & let it cool. Add butter, mash it & keep aside.Soak bread in coconut milk for 5 mn.When completely absorbed, crush it. Add beaten eggs, sugar & mashed sweet potato.Mix well  & then add raisins and walnuts. Next add... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2008

Coconut Pudding - Flan à la Noix de Coco.

Coconut Pudding Ingredients1 tin condensed milk (375g)400 ml coconut milk4 eggs1 tsp cardomom powder / 1 tsp vanilla essenceFor caramel4 jagerry cubes20g butter3 tbsp dessicated coconut1/2 tsp cardomom powderMethod Gently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & keep aside. Heat a sauce pan with butter.Add jaggery syrup + dessicated coconut + cardomom powder.When it becomes thick, remove from fire.  Pour 1tbsp of the coco mixture at the bottom of the  greased ramekins.Beat eggs & keep aside.Mix... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2008

Semiya Payasam with Saffron - Kerala Special.

Semiya PayasamIngredients1 cup angel hair pasta (brocken vermicelli)1 cup milk  1/2 cup condensed milk1/2cup sugar A pinch of saltA pinch of saffron 1/4 tsp cardomom powderRaisinsAlmonds / CashewsGheeMethodGently heat ghee in thick bottomed  vessel.Fry vermicelli until light golden brown.Stir in milk & cook  for 10mn.When cooked, add sugar & condensed milkMix saffron with 2tbsp milk & add to the payasamAdd a pinch of salt,cardomom powder & stir well.If the payasam is thick, add some more milk. Decorate... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2008

Moong Dal - Date Payasam for Onam

Moong Dal - Date PradamanIngredients1 cup split moong dal ( Cherupayar Parippu)1 cup date paste  4 cubes of jagerry1 1/2cup of coconut milk / milk A pinch of salt1/4 tsp cardomom powderAlmonds / Cashews / CoconutGheeMethodGently heat jaggery & water to make a thick syrup.Strain it & keep aside.Fry moong dal in 1 tbsp ghee.Stir in water & cook  for 15mn.When cooked, add jagerry syrup & date pasteStir well & then add coconut milk.  Add a pinch of salt,cardomom powder.Decorate with fried Almonds /... [Lire la suite]
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