Spring Rolls with Tomato Dip
Oct11

Spring Rolls with Tomato Dip

  Preparation •25 small spring roll wraps* •1 cup mung bean sprouts •¾ cup threaded carrot •2 cup threaded cabbage •1 cup flavored tofu (hard, brownish), cut into long strips** •1 tsp salt •2 tbsp oil Prepration Heat the pan with oil, stir fry carrot, cabbage, and tofu for 5 minutes. Add sprouts and salt and cook for less than 2 minutes. Let it cool for 15 minutes or until it is cool...

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Spring Rolls
Oct10

Spring Rolls

  Ingredients •1 package of filo dough, about 20 sheets + 2 •1 cup beans sprouts •½ cup shredded carrot •3 cups shredded cabbage •½ cup seasoned tofu, shredded, optional •1 tsp salt •¼ cup cilantro leaves •2 tbsp oil •½ cup oil + 2 tbsp dark sesame oil (to brush the rolls) Preparation 1.In this recipe, I use filo dough which is lite instead of spring roll...

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The Great Shallow-fried Vine Leaf Rissole

 Fresh vine leaves are a rarity, unless you have an arbor in your yard. Most likely you will purchase them preserved in water, salt and citric acid, in 6-8 ounce (170-230 g) jars or plastic pouches. They are available at most gourmet stores or Greek groceries. The leaves are balanced, drained, finely shredded and folded into a seasoned, herbed batter. The mixture is then poured into an 8 or 9-inch (20-22.5 cm) sauté pan...

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Mysore Bajji
Oct08

Mysore Bajji

Ingredients •All purpose flour (maida) – 2 cups •Curd – 1½ cup (approximately) •Salt – as required •Cumin seeds – 1 tsp •Baking soda – a pinch •Green chilies – 4, 5 •Ginger – small piece •Grated coconut – 1 tsp (optional) •Oil – for deep frying Preparation Mix maida and curd in a mixing bowl without any lumps. Batter should be thick. Add salt, cumin seeds and baking soda to the batter....

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Appam
Sep28

Appam

Ingredients  Serveing – 4 People 1 cup Raw Rice 3/4 cup Jaggery 1 big or 2 Banana small 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1 tablespoon Coconut Grated – optional 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder Butter Ghee Clarified / – for frying optional Rice Flour – for adjusting the batter Method 1. Soak rice in water for at least 3 hours. 2. Mix jaggery with water and heat it up for a few minutes till the jaggery melts. Strain the syrup to...

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Vaamu bajji
Jul27

Vaamu bajji

Ingredients •Long Green Chilies – 6 •Ajwain / Vaamu – 1/2 tsp •Sesame Seeds – 1 tsp •Tamarind Extract – 1/4 tsp (Optional) •Gram Flour / Besan Flour – 1 cup •Salt -to taste •Red chili powder – 1/4 tsp •Baking Soda – 2 pinch Preparation 1.Take long green chilies and make a cut. Remove seeds and keep aside as shown in the above picture. Grind ajwain/vaamu and sesame seeds to fine powder and add little...

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