Sunday, August 12, 2012

Peas Kofta Curry

Peas Kofta Curry

Ingredients
  • Potatoes..................2
  • Besan....................2 tbsp
  • Peas........................2 cups
  • Green Chilies...........2
  • Turmeric Powder.....1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala........1/2 tsp
  • Salt to Taste
For Grinding
  • Onion...........................2
  • Red Chilies...................2
  • Coriander Leaves.........2 tsp
  • Tomatoes......................2
  • Cumin Seeds.................1 tsp
Method


  • Boil the potatoes, peel and cut into pieces.
  • Grind the peas coarsely add besan chopped chilies salt to make a dough.
  • Make small balls and deep fry them.
  • Grind onion, tomatoes red chilies and coriander into a paste,
  • Heat a pan with oil, add cumin seeds and ground paste.
  • Fry till the oil separates.
  • Add the garam masala turmeric powder and water.
  • When the gravy thickens add the koftas.
  • Add little salt since  already added in the koftas.
  • Sprinkle coriander leaves,
  • Serve hot with rice.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Thakkali Gotsu

Ingredients

  • Tomatoes..................................3
  • Onion........................................1
  • Green Chilies............................3
  • Turmeric Powder......................1/4  tsp
  • Curry leaves.............................few
  • Mustard Seeds........................1 tsp
  • Rice Flour..............................1 tsp

Method



  • Chop the onion  and tomato into small pieces.
  • Heat a pan with oil add mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter add the chilies and curry leaves and onions.
  • After sauteing 2 minutes add the tomato.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt.
  • Mix well and add water to cook.
  • Mix the rice flour in half cup of water and mix.
  • Add it to the mixture and boil.
  • When it thickens transfer into serving bowl.
  • Serve with pulav, idli and dosa.

Vella Cheedai (Gokulashtami)

Vella Cheedai

 We make this only for Janmashtami day.


Vella Cheeda  made on festivals
Vella Cheedai


  • Freshly Ground Rice Flour............1 cup
  • Powdered Jaggery........................1 cup
  • Sesame Seeds..............................1 tsp
  • Cardamom Powder.......................a  pinch

Method


  • Dry roast the rice flour till it becomes aromatic.
  • Dry roast the sesame-seeds for a minute.
  • Fry the coconut for a minute.
  • Heat pan with one cup of water and add the jaggery.
  • When jaggery fully dissolved in water filter to remove impurities.
  • Boil the syrup and when it is hot add slowly the rice flour, coconut ,sesame seeds
  • and cardamom powder.
  • Make small balls and deep fry them in medium flame.

Uppu Cheedai

Uppu Cheedai is a Snack  is made on  Gokulashtami and as a snack
Uppu Cheedai
Ingredients
  • Rice Flour....................1 cup
  • Urad Dhal Powder.......2 tbsp
  • Butter...........................1 tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds................1 tsp
  • Grated Coconut...........2 tsp
  • Asafoetida...................1/4 tsp
  • Salt to Taste

Method

  • Take a bowl and mix all ingredients together.
  • Add water and make thick dough.
  • Make small balls and keep for 10 minutes to dry.
  • Heat a pan with oil and deep fry them.