Khichari-2
Oct21

Khichari-2

    Ingredients •1/3 C yellow split moong dal •1 C rice •3 Tbsp ghee •1 Tsp cumin seeds •2 Tbsp minced ginger •1 green chili chopped •8-9 fresh curry leaves •2 Tsp coriander powder •1 Tsp paprika powder •2 C summer squash peeled and cubed (louki or zucchini) •1 C peeled and cubed potatoes •1 C green beans •1 C carrot shredded •1 Tsp turmeric powder...

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Khara Pongal
Oct09

Khara Pongal

  Ingredients •1½ C rice •½ C moong dal •1/3 C ghee •1 Tsp cumin seeds •½ tsp yellow asafetida powder •1 Tbsp finely grated ginger •5-6 peppercorns •2 dry red chilies •1 sprig fresh curry leaves •6 C water •1½ Tsp salt •2 Tbsp cashews Preparation 1.Heat a pan over moderate heat. Dry roast the rice and dal until lightly golden. Remove pan from heat and cool the grains. 2.Wash the rice and dal and drain. 3.Heat 1 Tbsp ghee in a...

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Peas Bhath
Jan08

Peas Bhath

Ingredients • Rice – 1 cup • Fresh green peas – ¾ cup (shelled) • Salt – as required • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp. • Lemon – 1 • Cut coriander leaves – 1 tbsp • Oil – 2 ½ tbsp For Seasoning: • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp. • Black gram dhal – 1 tsp. • Bengal gram dhal – 1 tsp. • Broken cashew nuts – 1 tbsp • Curry leaves – few springs Grind together: • Grated fresh coconut...

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Ven Pongal
Jan04

Ven Pongal

Ingredients • Raw rice – 2 cups • Green gram dal – ½ cup • Fresh ginger – 2 pieces • Jeera – 1 tsp • Pepper – 1 tsp • Ghee – 4 tbsp • Curry leaves – 8-10 leaves • A pinch of Asafetida • Cashew nuts – 5-6 Preparation 1. Wash the rice and dal together and add six cups water to it. 2. Add grated ginger, salt and asafetida and pressure cook it till three whistles. 3. In a kadai, heat four...

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Mugalai Fruit Pulav
Jan02

Mugalai Fruit Pulav

Ingredients • Basmati rice – 1 cup • Ghee – 1 or 2 tbsp • Raisins – 1 tbsp • Milk – 1 cup • Water – 1 cup • Salt – as required • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece • Bay leaf – 1 • Cardamoms – 2 • Mixed diced fruits – 1 small tin • Sugar – ½ tsp Grind Together: • Almonds – 1 tbsp (Remove skin) • Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp • Poppy seeds – 2 tsp • Ginger – ½ inch...

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Lemon Rice – 2
Apr28

Lemon Rice – 2

Ingredients • Rice – 1 cup • Lemon – 2 medium sized • Salt – as required • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp • Green chilies – 3-4 • Red chilies – 2 • Oil – 1 ½ Tbsp • Grated fresh coconut – 1 ½ Tbsp(optional) • Finely cut coriander leaves and Curry leaves – 1 Tbsp For Seasoning: • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp • Black gram dhal – 1 tsp • Bengal gram dhal – 1 tsp • Broken cashew...

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