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Saturday, December 27, 2014

Sihi Aralu

Ingredients:
7 cups Puffed Paddy Grains / Aralu / Hodalu
1.5 cups grated Coconut
1 cup grated Jaggary
4-5 Cardamoms / Elachi / Elakki

Recipe:

Remove the outer cover of cardamom and mash the cardamom seeds. Put grated coconut, grated jaggary, mashed cardamom in a vessel and mix them well.


Put puffed paddy grains to this vessel and mix well. Serve it after 2-3 mins.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Semige Sandige

Ingredients:
7 - 8 Semige / Ottu Shyavige
1/2 tsp Chilly powder
1/2 tsp Salt
Oil

Recipe:
Prepare the Semige as specified in "Semige" recipe.

Sun dry the Semige for about 6-8 days and store them in an airtight container.

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Put the sun dried Semige and fry them in oil until they are puffed as shown in the picture below. Mix salt, chilly powder in a bowl, sprinkle over the fried Semige and mix them well. Serve them along with Rice or Tea/Coffe or Soup.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Semige Chitranna Using Hunasekayi Tokku

Ingredients:
4 - 5 Semige / Ottu Shyavige
1/2 cup finely grated Coconut
2 - 3 tsp Hunasekayi Tokku
Salt to taste
3 - 4 strands of Coriander leaves
8 - 10 Curry leaves
1 tsp Black Gram seeds
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1.5 tsp Bengal Gram seeds
2 tsp Peanuts / Ground Nuts
3 tsp Oil

Recipe:

Break the semige into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put grated coconut, hunasekayi tokku to the broken semige and mix them well.

Chop the onion into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put mustard seeds, black gram seeds, bengal gram seeds, cumin seeds, peanuts, oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan and heat. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, chopped onion and fry them for about 4-5 mins in low/medium flame.

Add semige and mix them well. Keep this semige oggarane in low flame for about 2-3 mins.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Semige(Ottu Shyavige) Chitranna

Ingredients:
Semige / Ottu Shyavige
2 medium sized Onion
2 large Capsicum
1/2 cup finely grated Coconut
4 - 5 Green Chillies
1 medium Lemon or 2.5 - 3 tsp fresh Lemon Juice
3/4 tsp Turmeric powder (1/2 tsp for Masala + 1/4 tsp for Seasoning)
1 - 1.5 tsp Sugar
Salt to taste
2.5 tsp Bengal Gram seeds
1 tsp Black Gram seeds
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 - 2 broken Red Chillies
8 - 10 Curry leaves
4 - 5 tsp Oil

Recipe:

Break the semige into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put lemon juice, sugar, salt, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder in a bowl and mix them well. Add this to broken semige and mix them well.

Chop the onion, capsicum into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut the green chillies into two halves.

Put mustard seeds, black gram seeds, bengal gram seeds, oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan and heat. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, chopped green chillies, onion, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, salt and fry them for 4-5 mins in medium flame. Add chopped capsicum and fry them in medium flame for about 4-5 mins until they cook.

Add broken semige, grated coconut and mix them well. Keep the chitranna in low flame for about 2-3 mins.
Serve hot.