Poori Saagu

Poori/Puri and Saagu

Poori Ingredients : Wheat flour – 2 cups Maida / All Purpose flour – 1 cup Sooji or Rava or Medium sized Semolina – 1/4 cup Rice flour – 3 tsp Salt Oil Method : Hand mix Sooji, Rice flour, Salt and 2 tsp of Oil in a vessel. Once it is mixed properly, add…

Sweet Methi Dosa

Sweet Dosa

Sweet Dosa is my long time favorite. Easy to make and it tastes great all the time. Also see Sweet Paddu/Paniyaram recipe to know how the same batter used here for Sweet Dosa can be used for preparing Paddu/Paniyaram as well. Sweet Dosa Ingredients: Dosa Rice – 2 cups Fenugreek seeds (Methi seeds) – 1/4…

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…