Corn bhel
Aug14

Corn bhel

Ingredients •Corn Kernels…………………………………………3C •Oil……………………………………………………….3Tbsp •Mustard Seeds……………………………………….1Tsp •Asafetida...

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Couscous with vegetables
Aug13

Couscous with vegetables

  Ingredients •1 C water •1½ Tsp salt •3 Tsp oil •1 C couscous •½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •1 Tbsp finely grated ginger •1 medium sized zucchini, diced into 1 cm cubes •1 bell pepper (capsicum), diced into 1 cm cubes •1 carrot, peeled and shredded •1 C cooked chickpeas •½ Tsp turmeric powder •1 Tsp ground cumin •1 Tsp sugar •2 tomatoes, diced into 1 cm cubes •2 Tbsp fresh coriander leaves •1 Tbsp lemon juice Preparation...

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Flattened Rice Pilaf
Aug12

Flattened Rice Pilaf

  Ingredients •Flattened rice, thick type (poha)…………………………2 C •Yogurt……………………………………………………………1 C...

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Idlis
Aug11

Idlis

  Ingredients • 2 Cups rice • 1 C split urad dal without skins (if grinding in a wet stonegrinder, use ½ C urad dal) • 1½ C water (or as needed) • 1½ Tsp salt Preparation 1. Wash thoroughly the rice and urad dal. Soak them separately in water for 8 hours or overnight. 2. Drain the rice and dal. In a food processor or wet grinder, first grind the dal, to a fine paste by adding water little by little or as required. Scrape often to...

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Roasted peanut jaggery
Aug10

Roasted peanut jaggery

  Ingredients •Oil- 1 tbsp •Peanuts- 1½ cup • Salt- to taste •Red chili powder- ¼ tsp •Jaggery Preparation Roast the peanuts in oil. Add salt, red chili powder to the roasted peanuts. Serve it with jaggery (optional), it taste good on rainy evenings. By...

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Puffed rice snack
Aug07

Puffed rice snack

  Ingredients •2 Tsp oil •1 Tsp cumin seeds •1 Tsp nigella seeds (kalonji seeds) •2 Tsp finely grated ginger •¼ Tsp red chili powder •8-9 fresh curry leaves •¾ Tsp turmeric powder •4 C puffed rice •¾ Tsp salt Preparation 1.Heat oil in a saucepan over moderate heat. Add cumin seeds, when they darken a few shades, reduce the heat to very low. Add the nigella seeds, ginger, chili powder and curry leaves. Saute for 1 minute or until...

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