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Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Cereal Chivda




Ingredients:

Rice crispy cereal-3 cups
Corn flakes-1 cup
Raisins-1 Tbsp
Cashew nuts-1 Tbsp
Roasted peanuts-1/2 cup
Roasted chana dal-1/2 cup
Oil-3-4 Tbsp
Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
Asafeotida/Hing-Pinch
Dry red chillies-2,splitted
Fistful of curry leaves
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Red chilli powder-1/2tsp or to taste
Sambhar powder-1/2tsp or to taste
Salt to taste
Sugar-1/2tsp

Method

1.Heat a oil in a wide pan over medium high heat. After oil is hot add mustard and cumin.
2.As mustard and cumin seeds crackle add asafeotida, slitted red chillies, and curry leaves.

3.Then on a low medium heat fry for 30 seconds, add cashews, raisins, peanuts roasted chana dal,dry coconut
 stir-fry for one minute on a low heat.Make sure you don't burn them.
4.Now add chilli powder,sambhar powder, turmeric,sugar and salt mix it well.
5.Add rice crispy cereal and corn flakes (crush the corn flakes before adding to the mix) stir the mixture gently mix it well quickly and turn off the heat.Mix it well until all the cereal is well coated with spices now chivda is ready.


6.Let the  chivda cool off to the room temperature before serving.
7.Cereal chivda can be kept for several days in airtight container.
8.Serve as a snack any time with tea or coffee.

Friday, 17 September 2010

Maddhur Vade


Maddhur vade is my all time favourite and had a fond memories with it.. My doddamma's house  is in Mandya,we used to visit them during our school holidays.Maddhur is a small town Half hour journey from Mandya and one hour from Mysore.we used to visit  many temples which surrounds Maddhur like vaidyanatheshwar temple on the bank of kaveri river,Paschima vahini,srirangapatna and many more..Then we used to buy these vade's there which is locally prepared  amd sell on streets,bus and railway station too.My doddamma gave me this recipe which is so easy and you can make it in a jiffy...Enjoy the taste of karnataka.


Ingredients:
Rice flour-1cup
Chiroti rava(fine sooji)-1cup
Salt to taste
coriander,finely chopped-1tbsp
Greenchillies,finely chopped-4
Onions,finely chopped-2
Oil for frying+2tbsp


Method:
Mix rice flour and rava,add 2tbsp of hot oil and mix well until the mixture crumbles.
Now add onions,chillies,coriander and salt mix well and add take small amount of mixture,add little water to knead a stiff dough.Don't mix all the mixture with water all at once,this will make the vada's soggy,so you have to mix little at a time and prepared immediately
Apply oil to palms,divide the dough into equal portions and prepare round balls.On a  plastic sheet,first apply oil on the sheet and take Small lemon size ball and spread the dough to a thin round and deep fry them until crispy and golden brown on both sides.serve hot with thick coconut chutney.

Sunday, 5 September 2010

Cabbage Bonda





Ingredients:
Besan/Chickpea flour/Kadlehittu-1cup
Rice flour-1/4cup
Onion,sliced-1
Green chillies,finely chopped-2
Cabbage,shredded thinnly-1cup
Cumin seeds-1tsp
Fresh coriander,finely chopped-2tbsp
Curry leaves,finely chopped-1 sprig
Chillipowder-1tsp
Salt to taste
Sodabicarbonate-1/2tsp
Oil for frying


Method:
Heat oil in a kadai.
In a bowl mix besan,riceflour,cuminseeds,chillipowder,salt,soda add tbsp of hot oil and mix until it becomes like crumbs.Now add veggies and little water and mix well.Take a tbsp of mixture and drop into hot oil and deep fry until golden brown.Serve hot.

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Ajwain biscuits/Sweet and salt crackers

Ajwain biscuits  always reminds me of my childhood..There was a small shop opposite to my house,there we used to get this biscuits which are ,small sized but very tasty,for 50p we used to get 30 -35 small biscuits.Me and my brother used to buy this biscuits often.After so many years now,while cooking whenever I opened a ajwain container I remember those biscuits which smell the same..At that time I did not know it was ajwain or not but now I am sure to tell they are made out of ajwain as I still remember the smell of those biscuits.So thought of making them on my own,so with little bit of experiments :) I came out with this recipe which turn out to be a big hit in my family,not single biscuit was left and my little one love them...This recipe yeilds 20 -25 biscuits,I made them normal cracker size.These are sweet and salt in taste...So perfect for afternoon tea or as snack..You can store them in a airtight container.


Ingredients:
All purpose flour-1cup
Butter-25 gm
Ajwain seeds(Oma kaalu)-1tsp
Salt-1/2tsp
Sugar-1tbsp
Milk-4tbsp


Method:
In a mixing bowl, add flour,ajwain,salt and sugar,mix well.
Add cold butter rub into flour wntil it become crumbs.
Add milk and knead into a stiff dough like chappathi dough.
Lightly flour the surface and roll the dough thin and evenly into 
large chappathi.Take cookie cutter of your desired shape,Cut the 
discs and place on a baking sheet,repeat this process until you are 
finished with the dough.Prick the disc's so they don't puff up.Bake in the preheated oven at 180'C for 15 to 20 minutes.Cool and serve.


Note:This biscuits will be soft when you take out of oven,they will become crispier and hard when they are cooled.

Saturday, 2 May 2009

Chakli



Ingredients:
Rice flour – 2 cup
Urad dal – ½ cup
Jeera – 2 tsp
Butter – 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Chilli powder to taste

Method:
1. Pressure cook the dal and leave it to cool
2. Mix butter and rice flour until they turn to bread crumbs
3. Add chilli powder, jeera and salt , mix well
4. Add cooked urad dal to the rice flour
5. Heat 2 tbsp of hot oil and add to above mixture, mix everything in to soft dough.
6. Take a handful of dough and insert into chakli presser, gently press in to chakli.
7. Deep fry in medium hot oil.