Coriander Mix
Jan13

Coriander Mix

Ingredients • Coriander powder • Coriander seeds – 1 cup • Red chilies – 20 • Tamarind – small gooseberry sized • Black gram dhal – ¼ cup • Salt – as required • Curry leaves – 2 tbsp Preparation 1. Heat little oil, fry red chilies, coriander seeds and black gram dhal till brown in color. 2. Add curry leaves, at the end and fry for one or two minutes, in low flame. 3. When it cools down, powder...

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Upma
Jan12

Upma

Ingredients Rice flour – 1 cup Yogurt/butter milk- 1/2 cup Chilli powder – 1/2 teaspoon Hing – a little pinch Salt – for taste Oil -1table spoon Mustard seed- 1 teaspoon Urad dal- 1 teaspoon Red chilli-2 nos Curry leaves- 2archs To make flour paste: 1. Take the rice flour in a bowl ,add chilli powder,salt,Hing mix them well dried. 2. Add yogurt to the flour to make a paste. 3. Mix well without lumps.now it is...

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Ring Murukku
Jan11

Ring Murukku

Ingredients • Rice Flour – 1 cup • Water – 1 cup • Split Yellow Moong dal – 1 ½ – 2 tbsp • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp • Sesame Seeds – 1 tsp • Chili powder – 1 tsp • Ghee or oil – 1 tbsp • Salt to taste • Oil for deep frying Preparation 1. Soak split moong dal in water for about 30 minutes to 1 hour. 2. In a deep bottomed pan, boil water on medium flame, and then add salt to it. 3. Add ghee and...

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Puffed Rice and Nut Snack with Raisins
Jan10

Puffed Rice and Nut Snack with Raisins

Though not widely available in India, sunflower and pumpkin seeds help to make this a nutritious snack. Recently, seven-grain puffed cereal packaged as Kashi has reached health food stores shelves. It is wonderfully crunchy and flavorful, an excellent alternative to puffed rice – and to popcorn. Preparation and cooking time (after assembling ingredients): 20 minutes Ingredients • Cayenne pepper – ¼ teaspoon (1 ml) • Turmeric...

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Idaho Potatoes with Parsley Pesto
Jan09

Idaho Potatoes with Parsley Pesto

Ingredients: • Flat-leaf parsley – 1 cup • Yellow asafetida powder – ½ tsp • Freshly grated nutmeg – ¼ tsp • Toasted almonds – ¼ cup • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp • Salt – ½ tsp • Olive oil – 2 tbsp • Idaho baking potatoes, roasted, grilled or barbecued – 1 kilo (2 pounds) Preparation: 1. Combine all the pesto ingredients except the oil in a food processor and process until smooth. With the...

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Malpoura
Jan08

Malpoura

Ingredients: • Atta (fine whole wheat flour) – 2 1/4 cups • Powdered natural sugar (such as mishri, turbinado, etc) – 1 cup • Baking powder – 1 tsp • Yogurt – 1 heaping tbsp • Cold water • Ghee for deep-frying For The Yogurt Sauce: • Plain yogurt, chilled – 5 cups • Powdered natural sugar (same as above) – 3/4 cup • Strawberries, washed, quartered, cooked and cooled, (or other fruits, see below)...

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