Sunday, March 30, 2008

Sambar vadai

  • Soak 1 cup of urad dal (husked black gram, ulundham paruppu) for ½ an hour.
  • Grind to a smooth paste and mix well with a tbsp of rice flour (arisi mavu) , 1/2 chopped onion, 1 chopped green chilli, 2 coarsely broken blackpepper, a handful of mixture of chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves and salt to taste.
  • Shape into vadais of preferable size and deep fry.
  • Put them in hot sambar.
  • They float,absorb sambar, and become smooth and tasty Sambar vadais.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

PAL PAYASAM MADE EASY (KHEER), A GOOD DESSERT

  • Take 1 litre of milk, ½ Kg of sugar & a handful of washed rice of your preference in a pressure cooker.
  • Cook for one whistle and then for about 5 minutes.
  • Add a pinch of cardamom powder and stir.
  • Serve for 4.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

POTATO CHIPS

  • Slice potatoes thin and round.
  • Add some salt in a bowl of water, soak the slices for 5 minutes and dry.
  • Deep fry them in oil.
  • Mix with red chilli (chili) powder.

Saturday, March 8, 2008

RAVA LADDU (SUJI LADDO) ( SEMOLINA ROUND BALL)

  • Roast 1 cup of rava slowly until it gives an aroma.
  • Allow it to cool.
  • Grind it soft.
  • Grind 1 cup of sugar into powder.
  • Mix them with ½ tsp of cardamom powder.
  • Fry qty 6 cashew nuts and qty 10 raisins (kismis) in ¼ cup of ghee and mix well with the powdered mixture of rava, sugar and cardamom.
  • Make laddus (round balls).
  • Add hot ghee if required to make laddus conveniently.

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

MIXED FRUIT SALAD

  • Cut required quantity of fruits like grapes, banana, papaya, orange, apple, pineapple, and dates.
  • Boil some jaggery in a little milk and filter.
  • Mix every thing slowly with preboiled cold milk and keep in refrigerator.
  • Serve cold.