Farali Misal
Apr19

Farali Misal

Misal is a popular dish of Maharashtra state in India. Farali Misal is traditionally prepared on fasting days and can be taken on Ekadashi day. Ingredients This dish consists of 3 items assembled together before serving-Potato peanut curry, Sabudana khichadi and Farali Chivda For potato peanut curry: • Potatoes pealed & chopped………………….. 1 cup • Peanuts (roughly crushed)...

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Khamang kakdi
Feb27

Khamang kakdi

Ingredients • Cucumbers – 3 medium sized • Green chilies – 2 • Fresh cilantro leaves – ½ bunch • Peanuts (roasted and peeled) – ½ cup • Coconut (scraped) – 1/3 cup • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp • Sugar – 1 tsp • Salt – as required For Tempering: • Pure ghee – 1 tbsp • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp Preparation 1. Peel, wash, cut into half, deseed and finely chop...

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South Indian Hot, Sweet-and-Sour Tamarind Rice
Feb13

South Indian Hot, Sweet-and-Sour Tamarind Rice

Ingredients • Walnut-sized ball of seeded tamarind pulp – 1 • Hot water – ½ cup • Water – 3 cups • Basmati rice – 1½ cups • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp • Whole black peppercorns – ½ tsp • Fenugreek seeds – ¼ tsp • Raw sesame seeds – 2 tbsp • Dried coconut – 3 tbsp • Rasam powder – 2 tsp • Salt – 1 tsp • Brown sugar – 2 tbsp • Peanut oil – 3 tbsp • Raw peanut halves...

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Coconut Chutney
Feb11

Coconut Chutney

Ingredients: • Dessicated coconut – 1½ cups • Mild yogurt – 1½ cups • Cold water – ½ cup • Minced fresh ginger – 1 tbsp • Hot green chilies, chopped – 2 tsp • Freshly ground black pepper – ¼ tsp • Salt – ½ tsp • Peanut oil – 2 tbsp • Black mustard seeds – 1 tsp • Split urad dal – 1½ tsp • Fresh curry leaves – 10 or 12 • Yellow asafetida powder – ¼ tsp Preparation:...

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Bengali Spinach
Feb08

Bengali Spinach

Ingredients: • Raw almonds, peanuts or pistachios, with skins – 2/3 cup (100 g) • Warm water – 2 cups • Ghee or sesame oil • Black mustard seeds – 1 tsp • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp • Fenugreek seeds – 1/8 tsp • Jaggery or dark brown sugar – 1½ tbsp • Scraped, fined shredded or minced fresh ginger root – ½ tbsp • Seeded and minced hot green chilies – 1 tsp • Fresh spinach, trimmed, washed and...

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