Saturday, October 19, 2019

Uppu Neeru Sole(Brined Raw Jackfruit) Ribbon Pakoda

3 cups Uppu Neeru Sole / Brined Raw Jackfruit
5 cups Rice flour
2 cups Bengal gram flour / Besan / Kadle hudi
1/2 - 1 tsp Red Chilly powder
15 - 20  strands Curry leaves
2 medium sized Onion
3 - 4 Green Chillies
1/2 inch sized Ginger
Big Pinch of Asafoetida powder
Salt to taste

Put rice flour, bengal gram flour, little amount of salt, chilly powder, asafoetida in a bowl. Pour the 1/4 cup of hot oil and mix them well.

Grind brined raw jackfruit, green chillies, curry leaves and ginger into smooth paste as shown in the picture below.

Add required amount of water and mix them well. Don't make the dough too thin.

For making ribbon pakoda use Chakkuli maker machine with the disc having two flat holes as shown in the picture below.

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat it. Fill the Chakkuli maker with this dough and press the ribbon pakoda directly to the vessel containing hot oil.

Fry until they turn golden in colour. Once they are cooled to room temperature, keep them in an airtight container. Serve along with coffee or tea.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Vegetable Pizza (Thin Crust)

1 cup All Purpose flour
1 cup Wheat flour
1 tsp Baking powder
1/3 tsp Cooking Soda
3/4 - 1 cup Curd / Yogurt
1 medium sized Onion
1 medium sized Tomato
Few spinach leaves
1/2 medium sized Capsicum
Few pieces of Cauliflower
Small Eggplant / Brinjal / Badanekayi
150 grams of Mozzarella Cheese
8 - 10 tsp Pizza Sauce
3 - 4 tsp Oregano Mix
Salt to taste
3 - 4 tsp Oil

Chop vegetables into thin slices as shown in the picture below. Add little buttermilk, water, salt in a vessel and put the chopped eggplant and keep it aside for 5-10 mins. Drain the water and keep it aside. Put the cauliflower in a boiling water, add salt, little turmeric powder, boil it for 1-2 mins. Drain the water and keep it aside. Do the same step even for spinach. Sprinkle little salt over the remaining chopped vegetables.

Mix wheat flour, all purpose flour, salt, 1 tsp oregano mix, coking soda, baking powder in a vessel. Knead the dough by adding sufficient amount of curd and prepare a smooth dough(let it be little sticky). Add 3-4 tsp oil and mix them well.

Divide the dough into 3 equal parts and take one part and make a round ball. Roll the ball to a thick Chapathi(Nearly 1/4 inch thick) by using sufficient amount of dry wheat flour as shown in the picture below.  Place the chapati in microwave safe plate(Preferred: Nonstick).

Prick it using a fork and spread around 3 tsp pizza sauce as shown in the picture below.

Add the vegetable toppings, sprinkle little oregano mix, apply little oil/butter to the edges of the pizza.

Sprinkle around 3-4 tsp grated mozzarella cheese as shown in the picture below.

Preheat the oven in convection mode in 200 degree Celsius temperature. Bake the pizza for about 12- 15 mins. Sprinkle red chilly flakes, oregano mix and serve hot. The above mentioned ingredients will serve 3 think crust pizzas. I tried this recipe from CookingShooking. Thanks for the recipe.