Mango Sambar

Ingredients: Raw green Mango 1 meduim size Dal: Mysore dal 1/4 cup Moong dal 1/4 cup Toor dal 1/4 cup Veggies: Round slices Carrot 1 Beans Potato cubes 1 Tomato 1 Brinjal 2 Okra 4, 5 Onion 1 medium size Spices Red chili  powder 1/2 tsp Sambar Powder 1 tbsp Garam masala Powder pinch Salt…

Spring Dosa/Veggie Stuffed Dosa

Ingredients: Dosa batter For stuffing 1: Carrot shredded Cabbage shredded Onions sliced Beans Spinach For Stuffing 2: Potato Masala Boiled potoato sliced onions green chili paste Ginger garlic paste Takda: Oil Channa dal 1 tsp Urid dal 1 tsp Mustard seeds 1/2tsp Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp Turmeric 1/4 tsp Curry leaves Preparation: Stuffing 1: In…

Quick and Easy Cucumber Raita

Ingredients: Cucumber small size 1 Plain Yogurt 1/4 cup Green chili 1 small Cilantro stems few Method: Grind the cucumber + green chili + cilantro stems all together. In a bowl add cucumber paste + plain yogurt combine well Serve with any biryanis/rotis/parathas.  

Rawa Idly Muffins / Baked Veggie Muffins

Ingredients: White sooji/ semolina 1 cup Plain curd 1/2 cup Water 1/2 cup as per consistency ENO OR substitute Baking Soda 1/4 tsp Lemon juice 1/2 tsp Grated carrot  1/4 cup Chopped Spinach 1/4 cup Chopped Cilantro Tadka/ seasoning/Tempering Oil 4 tbsp Channa dal 1 tbsp Urid dal 1 tbsp Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp Cumin…

Aloo 65 Dum Biryani

Ingredients: For Aloo 65 Potato 2-3 medium size Corn flour 1 tbs All purpose flour 2 tbs Green chili paste 1/4 tbsp  Salt Oil for deep fry For Biryani Basmati Rice 1 1/2 cup (soaked) Whole Garam Masala Clove 2,3 Cinnamon sticks 2,3 Cardamom 1 Star masala 1 Bay leaf 1 Onion(sliced) 1 large size…

Millets names in Different Languages

Barnyard Millet (Hindi: Jhangora; Tamil: Kuthiravaali; Telugu: Odalu) Finger Millet (Hindi: Mandua; Tamil: Kelvargu; Telugu: Ragulu; Kannada:Ragi; Malayalam: Koovarugu) Foxtail Millet (Hindi: Kangni; Tamil: Tenai; Telugu: Korra; Kannada:Navane; Malayalam: Thina) Kodo Millet (Hindi: Kodra; Tamil: Varagu; Telugu: Arikelu; Kannada:Harka) Little Millet (Hindi: Kutki; Tamil: Samai; Telugu: Sama; Kannada: Same; Malayalam: Chama) Pearl Millet (Hindi: Bajra,…

Conversions

  Volume (Dry) American Standard Metric 1/8 teaspoon .5 ml 1/4 teaspoon 1 ml 1/2 teaspoon 2 ml 3/4 teaspoon 4 ml 1 teaspoon 5 ml 1 tablespoon 15 ml 1/4 cup 59 ml 1/3 cup 79 ml 1/2 cup 118 ml 2/3 cup 158 ml 3/4 cup 177 ml 1 cup 225 ml 2…

Medhu Vada

  2 cups Urid dal 1/2 tsp Jeera Salt as per taste   Soak the urid dal for 4-5 hours.  Wash soaked urid dal couple times. Grand the soaked urid dal to a smooth batter, add water very little    Heat the oil If you want to add onions, green chilies (I didn’t add any…