Spinach Dal
Oct29

Spinach Dal

  Ingredients • 1/3 C each mung dal, toor dal and chana dal • 5-7 C water • 1 Tsp turmeric powder • 1 Tbsp coriander powder • 1½ Tsp salt • ½ Tsp sugar • 1 small bunch of fresh spinach leaves • 3 Tbsp ghee/oil • 2 bay leaves • 1½ Tsp cumin seeds • 2 Tbsp finely grated ginger • 2 hot green chilies, chopped • ½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder • ½ Tsp paprika • 1 C chopped tomatoes • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves Preparation 1....

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South indian yogurt soup
Oct28

South indian yogurt soup

  Ingredients Yogurt………………………1 C Water……………………….2 C Rice…………………………1 Tbsp Grated Coconut…………3 Tbsp Green Chilly……………..1 Dry Red Chilly………….1 Cumin...

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South Indian toordal & tomato Soup-2
Oct27

South Indian toordal & tomato Soup-2

  Ingredients Soup: • 1 walnut sized ball of seeded tamarind pulp soaked in 1 C of hot water • 2 C water • 1 tomato chopped • 1 green chili • ½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder • ¼ Tsp red chili powder • 2 Tsp coriander powder • 1 Tsp cumin powder • 1½ Tsp salt • 1 Tsp brown sugar/jaggery • 1 C cooked toor dal water (cook 3 Tbsp toor dal in 1½ C water) • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves Tempering: • 1 Tbsp ghee • 1 dry red chili...

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Red Hot Soup
Oct26

Red Hot Soup

Ingredients •2 Tsp olive oil •½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •1 large red bell pepper, chopped •4-5 tomatoes, peeled and chopped •4 C water •1½ Tsp salt •¼ Tsp ground black pepper •1/3 C Tbsp fresh coriander leaves Preparation 1.Heat oil in a saucepan over moderate heat. Sprinkle the asafetida, when it sizzles, drop the bell peppers and sauté for 3-5 minutes. Add the tomatoes and keep stirring for another 2-3 minutes. 2.Add the water,...

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Jeera Rasam
Oct25

Jeera Rasam

  Ingredients •¼ C toor dal •1 walnut sized ball of seeded tamarind pulp •1 C hot water •1½ Tsp rasam powder •1¼ Tsp salt •3 C water •¼ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •1 Tsp cumin seeds •3-4 whole black pepper •2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves •1 big tomato, cut into 1.5 cm cubes •2 Tsp ghee •1 Tsp mustard seeds •8-9 fresh curry leaves Preparation 1.Soak the toor dal in water for 30 minutes. 2.Soak the tamarind in hot water for...

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Home made Noodle Soup
Oct24

Home made Noodle Soup

  Ingredients Dough: •1/3 cup rye flour* •2/3 cup All purpose flour •1 tsp flaxseed meal, optional 1 •1/3 cup water Soup: •2 tsp oil •¼ cup chopped carrot •½ cup chopped Chinese celery or regular celery •1 tbsp cilantro •1 cup shredded cabbage •1 quart water •2/3 tsp salt •½ tsp Chinese chili paste Preparation Mix flour with water. *You may use 1 cup of all purpose flour instead of rye or whole wheat. Knead the dough for 10 to 15...

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