Archive for February, 2011

Thakkali Pachadi(Tomato With Lentil Gravy)

Serving:2 |Type: Chettnad side dish Ingredients: Thoor Dhal -¼ cup Thakkali(chopped) -2 Onion(chopped) -1(medium) Green Chili(slit) -4 Chili Powder -½tsp Turmeric -¼tsp Tamarind -half marble size Salt -to taste Coriander Leaves -little Seasoning: Oil -2tbsp Mustard -½tsp Urad Dhal -½tsp Cumin,fenugreek -¼tsp Asafotida -¼tsp Red Chili -2 Curry Leaves -few Method: Take the pressure cooker, […]

Ghee(Clarified Butter)

Method: Take a vessel add unsalted butter, melt it on low flame. It will take about 20 minutes. It should be light brown color and the butter should start foaming at the top. Then you can turn it off. While turning off the stove add 1 red chili or few curry leaves or few drumstick leaves for good […]

Ellu Kuzhambu (Sesame Seed Gravy)

Serving: 3 |Type: Veg Gravy Ingredients: Chow Chow -1 cup Onion(cut ) -½ cup Tamarind -small lemon size Chili Powder -1tbsp Coriander Powder -1tbsp Green Chili -1 Salt -to taste Seasoning: Sesame oil -3tbsp Mustard seeds -½tsp Red Chili -1 Curry Leaves -few Coriander Leaves -1tbsp Asafotida -¼tsp Roast and Grind:   Ellu(sesame Seeds) -2tbsp(white) […]

Phulka Chappati (Puffed Tortilla)

Serving:2  (10 to 12 pieces)|Type: Roti Ingredients: Whole Wheat Flour -1 ½ cups Salt -to taste Warm Water -¾ to 1 cup Oil -1tsp Method: Add flour, salt, oil mix with hand then add warm water and roll it into a soft dough. Apply ¼tsp oil over the dough, cover with lid and keep it […]

Urulai kizhangu or Aaloo paratha(Potato Stuffed Paratha)

Serving: 2| Type: Roti Ingredients  for stuffing: Potato boiled -2big Green chili -3 (chopped) Onion -¼ cup (chopped) Coriander leaves -1tbsp (chopped) Garam masala -½tsp Salt -to taste Ginger grated -¼tsp (optional) Dough: Wheat flour -2 cups Water warm -1 cup(approx.) Salt -to taste Oil -2tsp Method: Prepare chappati dough – Mix wheat flour ,salt, […]

Idly Sambar(Moong dhal Vegi Gravy For Idly)

Serving:4 | Type: Breakfast side dish/ Pillayar Nombu