Thursday, July 29, 2010

Sweet Mango Hot Pickle


Raw Mango 1
Sugar 1 cup
Fennel seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Bay Leaf 1 piece
Red chilli powder 1 tblsp
salt and oil as required

Remove the skin of the mango and cut into cubes.
Boil water with sugar till it reaches one string consistency.
Heat oil in a pan.Add fennel seeds,cumin seeds,bay leaf and mango cubes
and saute for sometime.
Add the chilli powderr and salt.
Pour in the sugar syrup and cook for 15 minutes.
Cool the mixture and preserve it in a dry bottle.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Barley and Brown rice Dosa


Barley 1 cup
Brown rice 1 cup
Urad dal 3/4 cup
Bengal gram dal 1 tblsp
Fenugreek 1 tsp
salt and oil as needed.


Wash and soak barley and brown rie separately for 10 hours.
Wash urad dal,bengal gram dal and fenugreek and soak together for one hour.
First grind barley and brown rice till rava texture.
Grind urad dal,bengal gram dal and fenugreek until smooth.
Mix both and add salt.
Leave overnight to ferment.
Prepare dosas frying both sides using oil.
Serve with any chutney and sambar.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Palak Pakoda Chaat

For the Palak pakoda:
Palak leaves 20
Besan flour 1/2 cup
Rice flour 1 tblsp
Soda bi-carbonate a pinch
Red chili powder 1 tsp
salt to taste
oil as required
For the topping:
Curd 3 cups
Red chilli powder 1 tsp
Roasted jeera powder 1 tsp
Chaat masala 1 tsp
Sugar 1 tsp
salt and pepper to taste
For Garnishing:
Tamarind chutney,green chutney.

Wash Palak leaves.
Mix besan flour,rice flour,red chilli powder,soda bi-carbonate and salt to
form a thick batter.
Dip each palak leaf in the batter and deep fry in hot oil.
Drain and allow it to cool.
The pakodas should be crisp.
Mix all the masalas(red chilli powder,roasted jeera powder,chaat masala,sugar salt
and pepper) in the curds.
Take a plate and arrange the palak pakodas neatly.
Pour the masala curds over it.
Garnish with tamarind and green chutney.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Pineapple coconut water juice


Coconut Water 2 cups
Fresh Pineapple juice 3 cups
Honey 3 tsp
Sugar to taste


Mix the coconut water and Pineapple juice.
Add sugar and mix well.
Chill this mixture.
At the time of serving add honey.