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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Fried Peas / Hurida Batani Kadle

Ingredients:
1.5 cups Peas / Batani
Pinch of Asafoetida powder
Pinch of Turmeric powder
1/4 - 1/2 tsp Chilly powder
1/4 tsp Chat Masala
Pinch of Garam Masala
2 - 3 strands of Curry leaves
Salt to taste
Oil

Recipe:
Soak the peas in water for 8-10 hrs.

Add enough water, little amount of salt and pressure cook for 1 whistle on high flame.

Drain the water content and put it on a cotton cloth for around 1-2 hrs to remove the water content as shown in the picture below. Make sure that all the water content is removed.


Keep oil in a heavy bottomed vessel and heat. Once it is hot, add this chickpeas and fry them in medium flame u until its crisp. Put curry leaves and fry it in oil for few seconds.

Remove this from oil and place this in a tissue paper to absorb the extra oil. Add all the dry ingredients and mix them well.


Once it comes to room temperature, store this in an airtight container. Serve along with tea/coffee.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Uppu Neeru Sole(Brined Raw Jackfruit) Tava Fry

Ingredients:

15 brined Raw Jackfruit / Uppu Neeru Sole (Preferred: Flat one)
1/3 cup Rice flour
1/2 cup Semolina / Bombay Rava (Preferred: Small)
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Big pinch of Asafoetida powder
1/2 - 1 tsp Chilly powder
Coconut Oil

Recipe:
Put brined raw jackfruit in water and remove the extra salt. 

Put rice flour, semolina, turmeric powder, asafoetida powder, chilly powder, salt(optional) in a plate and mix well.

Roll the brined raw jackfruit pieces over the masala and keep it aside.

Put 2-3 tsp oil in a Tava and spread it over the Tava evenly.

Heat the Tava, place the jackfruit pieces and apply little oil over the pieces as shown in the picture below.


Turn both the sides of jackfruit pieces frequently, apply little oil and cook them for about 8-10 mins in medium/low flame.

Serve hot. This can be eaten as it is or serve along with tea or coffee.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Aloo Tikki Sandwich

Ingredients:

20 slices of Bread
10 Aloo Tikkis
8 - 10 Palak leaves (Optional)
1 - 2 Green Chillies
4 - 5 strands of Coriander leaves
2 medium sized Tomatoes
1 small Cucumber
1 medium sized Onion
Small Carrot (Optional)
4 - 5 tsp Green Chutney
2 tsp Oregano Mix
4 - 5 tsp Tomato Sauce
Salt to taste
Butter

Recipe:
Prepare the Aloo Tikki's as mentioned in the recipe link.

Peel the cucumber, carrot and cut them into thin round pieces. Cut the tomato, carrot, onion into thin round pieces as shown in the picture below. Chop the coriander leaves, green chillies into small pieces. Sprinkle little salt on top of these cut vegetables.

Place the chopped vegetables over one slice of bread as shown in the picture below. Other slice place the prepared Aloo Tikki and apply little green chutney, sprinkle oregano mix on top of it as shown in the picture below.


Place the other bread slice on top of it as shown in the picture below and apply little butter over it as shown in the picture below.
 

Preheat the sandwich maker and put them in sandwich maker and close the lid. Keep it until it is done.


Serve hot along with tomato ketchup or mint chutney.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Balekayi(Raw Banana) Tikki / Cutlet

Ingredients:
3 large Raw Bananas / Balekayi (Preferred: Amunda / Manga Balekayi)
1 large Potato
1 large Onion
1/2 - 3/4 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
3/4 - 1 tsp Chilly powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Chat Masala
1/4 tsp Garam Masala
1/4 tsp Cumin seed powder
1/4 tsp Coriander seed powder
1/2 tsp dry Mango powder / Amchoor powder
1/2 tsp MTR Pav Bhaji Masala
10 - 12 strands of Coriander leaves
8 - 10 strands of Curry leaves
Pinch of Asafoetida powder
Salt to taste
1/4 cup Bread Crumbs or crushed Rusk
1/4 cup Bombay Rava / Semolina
2 tsp All Purpose flour
2 tsp Rice flour
Oil

Recipe:
Put potatoes, raw banana in a pressure cooker, add sufficient amount of water and cook.(1 whistle on high flame and 2-3 whistles in low/medium flame). Once the pressure goes off, immediately take off the potatoes, raw banana from the cooker and keep them aside. 
Once they come to room temperature remove the outer cover and grate them as shown in the picture.
Add little amount of salt and mix them well. Chop the coriander leaves, curry leaves, green chillies, onion into small pieces as shown in the picture below. 

Put 3-4 tsp oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan and heat. Add ginger garlic paste and fry them for about 1-2 mins in low flame. Add chopped coriander leaves, asafoetida powder, turmeric powder and fry them for about 1-2 mins in low flame. 

Add cumin seed powder, coriander seed powder, garam masala, chilly powder, dry mango powder, Pav bhaji masala, chat masala  and mix them well.

Add grated potato, raw banana and mix them well. 

Fry them for about 2-3 mins in medium/low flame.

Take little amount of prepared masala and pat it to medium thick round shapes as shown in the picture below.

Put bread crumbs, semolina, rice flour, little amount of salt, chilly powder, asafoetida powder, turmeric powder and mix them well and keep it aside.

Put 2 tsp all purpose flour, little amount salt, 1/4 cup of water and mix them well. Dip the prepared patties in this mixture and then roll each patties in this prepared bread crumbs mixture and keep them aside.

Sprinkle 1-2 tsp oil in a pan and heat. Place the patties as shown in the picture below.

Sprinkle/apply little oil on both thesides of patties and cook in medium flame for about 4-5 mins until they turn golden in color as shown in the picture below.


Serve hot along with green mint chutney and tomato ketchup. The above mentioned ingredients will serve 20 Tikkis / Cutlets.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Balekayi (Raw Banana) Rotti

 Ingredients:

5 - 6 cups chopped Banana 
1 cup Rice flour
2 - 3 Red Chillies
1/2 tsp Coriander seeds
Pinch of Asafoetida
1 large Onion
12 - 15 strands of Curry leaves
1/4 inch sized Ginger
1/2 - 3/4 cup grated Coconut
Ghee/Oil
Salt to taste
Banana leaves / Wax paper

Recipe:

Remove the outer fibre of raw banana, and chop into medium thin pieces and put it in a vessel containing water as shown in the picture below.

Put grated coconut, red chillies, curry leaves, ginger, onion, coriander seeds, asafoetida in a mixer and crush them by adding little amount of water as shown in the picture below. Add chopped raw banana and grind then into smooth paste by without adding any water.


Add rice flour, salt and mix them well. The consistency of the dough should be as shown in the picture below.

Take one banana leaf/ Wax paper (For wax paper: put 1 tsp of oil and spread it over the paper). Take handful of dough and spread it over the banana leaf evenly as shown in the picture below.

Heat the Tava(Iron Tava preferred) put the Rotti upside down as shown in the picture below. Cook it for a minute by covering the lid.



Remove the banana leaf and spread 1-2 tsp ghee/oil over the Rotti and cook other side of the Rotti for about 1-2 min in medium/low flame.


Serve hot along with any curry or chutney. The above mentioned ingredients will serve around 10-12 Rottis.