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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Avalakki Ragi Ubbu Rotti

Ingredients:
4 cups thin Beaten Rice / Avalakki
3 - 3.5 cups of Millet flour / Ragi Hudi
Salt to taste
40 Banana leaves

Recipe:
Put beaten rice, salt and around 4 cups of water in a vessel and keep it aside for about 15 mins.

Mix the soaked beaten rice so that it is mashed completely. Add the millet flour slowly, mix and kneed the dough as shown in the picture below.

Take one banana leaf and place it over the flat wooden plate. Take lemon sized dough, make round ball shape and place it over the banana leaf as shown in the picture below.

Place another banana leaf over the ball as shown in the picture below.


Press this ball into medium thin round shaped rotti using any flat hard material as shown in the picture below. Make sure that the rotti does not contain any holes in it.

Heat the Tava(Made using clay) and place the rotti along with both the banana leaves. Cook both sides of rotti by frequently alternating the sides.


After 2-3 mins remove the banana leaves and cook both the sides of the rotti as shown in the picture below.

Once it starts puffing up, remove the rotti from the Tava and place it over the charcoal or high gas flame as shown in the picture below.


Serve hot along with any curry. The above mentioned ingredients will serve around 20 Rottis. I tried this recipe from FOODIE group from FB. Thanks Laasya Kishan Gowda for the recipe.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Oats Upma(Uppittu)

Ingredients:
2 cups of Oats
1 large Capsicum
1 large Onion
25 Beans
1/4 cup grated Coconut
2 - 3 Green Chillies
1 - 2 strands of Curry leaves
5 - 6 strands of Coriander leaves
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Bengal Gram seeds
1/2 tsp Black Gram seeds
5 - 6 tsp Oil
2 cups of Water

Recipe:
Put oats in a thick bottomed vessel and fry it for around 4-5 mins in medium flame until it turns golden in colour.

Chop beans and coriander leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below. Chop onion and capsicum into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut green chillies into two halves.

Put mustard seeds, black gram seeds, bengal gram seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, green chillies, onion, salt and saute them for about 2-3 mins. Add chopped beans and saute them for about 4-5 mins in medium flame. Add chopped capsicum, saute and cook them for about 5-6 mins.

Add fried oats and mix.

Add 2 cups of water and cook them in low flame by covering a lid until all the water content gets evaporated. Keep stirring the Uppittu once in 2 mins.

Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Keep the Uppittu in low flame for about 2-3 mins.

Mix well and serve hot. The above mentioned ingredients will serve 2-3 plates of Uppittu.