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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Ulundu kozhukkattai
Mar19

Ulundu kozhukkattai

  Ingredients For the outer covering • Rice flour – 1½ cups • Cooking oil – 2 tsp. • Salt – a pinch • Water – 3 cups For the stuffing • Urad dal – ¼ cup • Grated coconut – 2 tbsp • Green chilies – 1 or 2 • Salt – as required • Oil – 1 tbsp. • Mustard seeds – 1tsp. • Urad dal – 1tsp. • Hing...

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Quinoa Idli
Mar18

Quinoa Idli

  Ingredients • Urad daal – ¾ cup • Chana daal – ¼ cup • Brown basmati – 1 ½ cup • Quinoa – 1 ½ cup • Salt – as required • Oil for greasing idli molds Preparation 1. Rinse daals and soak them in water overnight. 2. Rinse brown basmati. And soak it in a separate container overnight. 3. Rinse quinoa. Soak in a separate container overnight. 4....

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Chapati Rolls
Mar11

Chapati Rolls

  Ingredients •¾ C carrot, shredded •½ C bell pepper, cut lengthwise •1 C lettuce, thinly sliced •½ C cucumber, peeled and shredded •3 Tbsp coriander leaves •2 Tsp fresh lemon juice •¾ Tsp Salt •½ Tsp ground black pepper •½ Tsp paprika •½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •1 Tbsp olive oil •5 Chapatis •5 Tbsp cream cheese, softened Preparation 1. In a mixing bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. Divide into 5 parts. 2. In another...

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Instant Dosa
Nov05

Instant Dosa

  Ingredients •½ C semolina (rava) •1 C all purpose flour (maida) •½ C wheat flour •½ C rice flour •1½ Tsp salt •½ C sour yogurt •3 C water (or as needed) •2 Tsp oil •1 Tsp mustard seeds •1 Tsp cumin seeds •2 hot green/red chilies •1 Tsp finely grated ginger •1 sprig fresh curry leaves •½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder (hing) •Oil for cooking the dosas Preparation 1.Combine the flours, salt, yogurt and water in a mixing bowl. You...

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Mysore Masala Dosa
Nov02

Mysore Masala Dosa

  Ingredients • Dosa batter • Red chutney • Urad dal – ½ cup • Grated coconut – ½ cup • Dry red chilies – 5-6 • Tamarind water – 4 tbsp • Curry leaves • Oil – ¼ tsp • Salt – as per taste Preparation 1. Roast urad dal in oil. 2. Add curry leaves and red chilies and stir for 5 minutes. 3. Grind all the ingredients. 4. Add tamarind...

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