Saagu

Saagu

Saagu Ingredients : Coconut grated – 1 cup Green Chillies – 3-4 Cumin / Jeera – 1/2 tsp Coriander or Dhaniya seeds – 1/4 tsp Onion – 1 medium sized Cloves or Lavang – 2 Dalchini or Cinnamon (Chakke) – 2-3 small pieces Cardamom – 1 Poppy Seeds or Khus-Khus or Gasgase – 1 tsp or…

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa or Gajar Halwa

Carrot Halwa Ingredients : Carrot grated – 3 cups Sugar – 1 and 1/4 cups Khoa or Khova or Dried Whole Milk – 100 gms Milk – 1/2 cup Cashew nuts – 8-9 Raisins (Kishmish) – 10 Cardamom powder – ½ tsp Ghee / Clarified Butter – 2 tsp How to Prepare: Cook the grated…

Mangalore Banana Buns

Mangalore Buns or Banana Buns

Mangalore Buns Ingredients: Banana – 2 Sugar – 1 and 1/2 cups Curd / Yoghurt – 1/2 cup Salt – 1/4 tsp Cooking or Baking Soda – 1/4 tsp Maida / All Purpose Flour – 2 cups or use more if needed Oil How To Make: Please use the regular ripe banana of longish variety…

Besan Laddu

Besan Laddu

Besan Laddu Ingredients : Besan or Gram flour or Kadale Hittu – 1 cup Powdered Sugar – 1 cup Ghee / Clarified Butter – 3/4 cup Cardamom Powder – 1/2 tsp Cashew nuts Raisins (Kishmish) How To Make: Fry the Besan flour in a pan (without Ghee) for 2 min. Next, add Ghee to this…

Onion Finger Chips

Onion Finger Chips

Onion Finger Chips Ingredients : Finely chopped Onions – 2 Finely chopped Green Chilly – 3-4 Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup Maida / All Purpose Flour – 3 cups Salt Red Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp Oil (for frying) How To Make : Transfer Maida to a frying pan. Fry the Maida in the pan…

Beans and Carrot Palya

Beans and Carrot Palya or Sabji

Palya or Poriyal prepared involves frying cooked Beans and Carrots. Beans and Carrot Palya or Sabji is light on calories and carries the goodness of vegetables it is made of. Goes well with Chapati or cooked Rice. Beans and Carrot Sabji Ingredients: Beans – 15-20 Carrot – 3 medium-sized Grated Coconut – 3 tsp Salt…

Almond Badam Burfi

Badam Burfi or Almond Burfi

Recipe for preparing tasty Badam/Almond Burfi at home in less than an hour instead of paying a premium for it at the local Sweets store. Also a good idea to prepare this for yourself if you or your family is tired of bland tasting Badam Burfi available at many stores. Almond Burfi Ingredients: Badam /…

Guliyappa

Guliyappa or Paddu

Paddu or Guliyappa has a few variations and I have posted the Spicy Paddu and Sweet Paddu or Paniyaram Recipe separately. Paddu or Guliyappa Ingredients:Urad Dal / White Lenthils  – 1/2 cup Dosa Rice – 2 cups Fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp Thin Poha or Flattened Rice – 1/4 cup Salt Finely Chopped coriander leaves…