Homemade Mexican Bean Tostada
Apr30

Homemade Mexican Bean Tostada

  Description This recipe has four different homemade preps. Do not feel overwhelmed because the steps are quick and easy. We will be making lightly fried Tostadas, Spiced Beans, Avocado Cheese Guacamole and Tomato Salsa.   Ingredients Tostada recipe: • 1 1/2 cups white flour • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour • 1/2 tsp baking soda • 1/2 cup plain yogurt or buttermilk   Spiced Beans: • 1 cup of brown...

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Sponge Dosa
Apr30

Sponge Dosa

  Ingredients • Atukulu (flattened rice) – 1cup • Rice – 2 cups • Curd (sour) – 1cup • Green Chilies – 3 • Salt – as required • Oil – ¼ cup • Fenugreek seeds – 1tsp Preparation 1. Soak rice; flatten rice and fenugreek seeds in curd for at least 2 hours. 2. Then add water if required to soak. 3. Grind that mixture in to thick fine paste (add little...

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Spicy Tofu
Apr29

Spicy Tofu

  Ingredients •2 cups tofu* or one package (4 pieces) •1 tbsp sesame oil (Chinese dark sesame oil is preferred) •2 tbsp black bean paste •1 tbsp soy sauce •1 tbsp water •1 tsp chopped ginger •1 chili •¼ cup chopped cilantro •½ cup soy meat (small pieces) •1 tsp corn starch (mix with 1 tbsp cold water) •1 cup water Preparation 1.Cut tofu s(silken tofu is the best, medium or hard also good) into small cubes. Soak soy meat in a...

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Upma
Apr28

Upma

  Ingredients: • Coarse-grain semolina – 1½ cups  • Ghee or oil – ¼ cup   • Black mustard seeds – 1½ tsp  • Split urad dal – 2 tsp  • Cumin seeds – 1½ tsp  • Hot green chilies, seeded and minced – 2  • Cabbage, finely shredded – 2 cups   • Red pepper,...

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Polo Dosa
Apr27

Polo Dosa

  Ingredients For Filling: •Dry coconut grated – ½ cup •Poppy seeds – 3 tbsp     •Cashew nut pieces – ¼ cup •Raisin – 20-25 •Powdered sugar – 3 tbsp •Almond granules – 3-4 cup •Pistachio granules – 2-3 cup •Cardamom powder – 2 tbsp For batter: •Rice – 1 ½ cup. •Urad dal – 1 cup....

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Lemon Vermicelli
Apr25

Lemon Vermicelli

  Ingredients • 1 C vermicelli • 4 C water • Juice of 2 lemons • 1 Tsp salt • 2 Tbsp oil • ¾ Tsp black mustard seeds • 1 Tbsp chana dal • 1 Tsp split urad dal • 2 Tbsp peanuts • 2 green chilies cut lengthwise • 1 sprig fresh curry leaves • ½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder • ¾ + ¼ Tsp turmeric powder Preparation 1. Boil water in a saucepan with ¼ Tsp turmeric, add vermicelli and cook until it is tender but not mushy. Drain and rinse...

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