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Saturday, August 21, 2010

Dose Hittina Bonda(Ambode)

Ingredients:
2 cups thick Dosa Batter / Uddina Dose Hittu
1/3 cup Bengal Gram flour / Besan / Kadle hudi
2 - 3 tsp Curd / Yogurt
5 - 6 strands of Coriander leaves
3 - 4 strands of Mint leaves / Pudina soppu
3 - 4 Green Chillies
1/2 small Onion
8 - 10 Curry leaves
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
Oil

Recipe:
Prepare the dosa batter as specified in Dosa Batter recipe.
Chop green chillies, curry leaves, mint leaves, coriander leaves and onion into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put dosa batter, bengal gram flour, cumin seeds, salt, curd in a vessel and mix them well. Add chopped ingredients and mix them well. Add sufficient amount of water if required. (Don't make the batter too thin.)

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Take little amount of prepared batter and slowly drop it into oil. Deep fry until they turn golden in color.

Serve hot along with chutney or sambar. The above mentioned ingredients will serve 12-15 Ambodes.

Kallangadi Sippe(Watermelon Rind) Sasive

Ingredients:
1.5 cups grated Watermelon Rind / Kallangadi sippe
1/2 - 3/4 cup grated Coconut
1.5 tsp Mustard seeds (3/4 grinding + 3/4 for seasoning)
Small piece of Ginger
1 - 2 Green Chillies
4 - 5 Coriander leaves
3/4 cup Buttermilk / Yogurt / Curd
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
Pinch of Asafetida powder
4 - 5 Curry leaves
1 tsp Oil

Recipe:

Grate the watermelon rind as shown in the picture below. Chop the coriander leaves into small pieces.

Put grated coconut, green chillies and 3/4 tsp mustard seeds in a mixer. Add enough water and grind it to smooth paste. (If it is frozen coconut, add hot water while grinding.) Add ginger and grind them together for about 2 mins.

Put grated watermelon rind, coriander leaves, salt in a vessel and mix them well. Add ground coconut, buttermilk and mix well. (If it is yogurt/curd, put it in a mixer for few seconds before adding it to sasive.)

Put oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds in a pan and heat. Once it starts spluttering, add asafetida powder, curry leaves and keep it for few seconds and then add it to sasive. Mix well before serving. It goes well along with rice.