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Sukhiyan

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Sukhiyan

Ingredients:

  • Green Gram (Cherupayar)-1/2 Kg
  • Jaggery (Sharkkara) – 5 (Small cubes)
  • Ghee- 2 tbs
  • Shredded coconut-1/4 th of a coconut
  • Cardamom powder – 2 pinch
  • Baking soda- 1 pinch
  • All Purpose flour (Maida)- 1/4 Kg
  • Coconut milk- as required
  • Salt and water- as required
  • Oil- as required
Batter:
In a vessel, add maida,coconut milk, baking soda ,salt ,water and mix well. Make it to a thick batter. Since we added baking soda, the batter wont absorb much oil.
Preparation Method:
Cook green gram and keep it aside.
Boil the filtered jaggery in a kadai . When it starts thickening, add shredded coconut , cardamom pdr and mix well. Add the cooked green gram and ghee to it and sauté well till it becomes thick and dry. Turn off the heat and allow this mixture to cool.
Make small balls from the green gram mixture, dip it in the batter and fry well in oil till Sukhiyan turn light brown.
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Written by chayakkada

July 30, 2011 at 10:36 PM

Posted in Snacks

Vermicelli Upma

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Vermicelli Upma,Semiya Upmavu,upma,Upmavu

Vermicelli Upma

Ingredients

  • Vermicelli -1 Cup
  • Cooking Oil- 3-4 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Green chilies (3-5 med, chopped)
  • Chopped onions (1/2 med, chopped)
  • Chopped ginger-1/4 tsp
  • Vegetables of choice: Peas, carrots, beans, potatoes, etc
  • Grated coconut-1/4 cup
  • Curry Leaves-1 pod
  • Cashew, raisins –as required
  • Water- 2 Cup
  • Salt to taste

Method of preparation

Dry-roast vermicelli until it just begins to turn brown, and then keep aside.

In a large saucepan, heat the cooking oil.
Add mustard seeds and wait for them to splutter. Then add ginger, green chilies, chopped onions, curry leaves, raisins, cashews and fry until onions turn light brown.
Add vegetables, salt and water into this mixture and bring to boil.
Once the water is boiled, add the roasted vermicelli, and grated coconut into it.
Cover the pan with a lid and cook it in a slow flame for 5-10 minutes.
The upma is done when all the water is absorbed by the Vermicelli

Written by chayakkada

July 30, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Posted in Breakfast

Cabbage Thoran

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Cabbage Thoran
Cabbage Thoran,Cabbage poriyal,Cabbage upperi

Cabbage Thoran

Ingredients:
  • Cabbage-1/2
  • Shredded Cocunut-(1/4 of a coconut)
  • Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
  • Green chilli-2
  • Red chilli-2
  • Mustard-1 tsp
  • Shredded Onion – 1/4 of an onion
  • Oil- 1 tbs
  • Curry Leaves-1 Pod
  • Salt-as required
Preparation Method:

Heat the pan and add mustard,Red Chillis,cumin seeds,curry leaves.
When the mustard splutter, add the cabbage,Shredded cocunut,green chilli,onion,salt.
Close the pan/Vessel with a Lid and cook it in a medium flame.
Thoran will cook with the water ooze out from the cabbage.
When the Cabbage cooks properly, turn of the flame.

Your Cabbage Thoran is ready!! Serve it with Hot Rice!!
 

Written by chayakkada

July 1, 2011 at 7:58 AM

Posted in Cookery