Friday, November 30, 2007

Fried Gram Badam Halwa

In the diwali sweets i have done the fried gram halwa . We can just add the badam powder 1/2 cup with this. The taste will be nice. And also it will be so soft.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Dates Milk Kheer

This i have read from a tamil magazine. It's party special dish. It's doing also easy one. It's a Kongu special which is a part of tamilnadu.

Vermicelli-1 1/2 cup
Dates-1 cup
Chopped Cashews- 2table spoon
Milk-1 litre
Sugar-2 1/2 cup
Cardamom Powder- 2 teaspoon
Dried Grated Coconut-1/3 cup
Ghee-200 ml
Dry grapes-10no's
Saffron- for garnishing

1. Boil the milk and add the sugar.
2.Fry the Dates, cashew,coconut and grapes in the ghee.
3. Then add the fried vermicelli in the milk.
4. Let it leave for 10 min to cook and add the fried nuts ,dates and cardamom powder.
5. After 5 minutes remove and serve ina bowl garnishing with Saffron.

Timing:20-25 min

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Think Spice..Think Ginger...

Ginger Burfi
I have learn the recipe from my neighbour. She is well in cooking. The taste is well. I am giving it for Sunita's Think spice-Think Ginger

Maida-1 cup
Sweetless khova-1 cup
Sugar-1 1/2cup
Ginger Juice-2 table spoon
Ghee- 1/2 cup
Cardamom Powder-2 teaspoon

1. In a tawa, put the maida and fry for few minutes. And add the 1/2 cup khova and mix it till it becomes thick.
2.. Kept it separate. Ina tawa made a sugar syrup with water and add the ginger juice.
3. Mix the paste and remaining khova for few minutes.
4. Add the ghee and cardamom powder.Mix it finely without leaving your hand.
5. When it becomes thick and wait till it does not touch the vessel remove it.
6. Serve it.

Ginger Rice
Rice-1 cup
Ginger- 1/2 piece
Small onion-1/3 cup
Garlic- 10no's
Oil, Salt -as required
Ghee- 2 teaspoon
Fried cashews-5 no's

For Powder
(fry without oil and powder)
Pepper-2 teaspoonJ
eera-1 teaspoon
Curry leaves- little

For Tempering
Mustard seeds-1/2 teaspoon
Broken urad dal-1/2 teaspoon

1. Cook the rice for 4 whistles with 2 cup water. Mix it with little oil.
2. In a tawa, put the tempering things and add the onion,garlic. Fry for few minutes.
3. Then add the grated ginger and fry for 5 minutes.
4. Then add the powder, salt and rice.
5. Mix it finely and add ghee.
6. Decorate with cashews.
7. Serve it with onion raita.


Saturday, November 24, 2007


It's my favourite dish by toordal. It's also for JFI-Toordal.
Toordal Dosa
Boiled Rice-1 cup
Toordal-3/4 cup
Green chillies-2
Hing-1/2 teaspoon
Grated coconut-1 table spoon
Chopped Onion-2 table spoon
Oil,Salt- as per taste.

1.Soak the rice and dal for 3 hrs.
2.Grind it with salt and hing.
3. Add the coconut and onion.
4. Spread the batter in dosa tawa and make dosa with sufficient oil.
5. Serve with any chutney.

We can add red chillies instead of green chillies while grinding.

Toordal Thuvaiyal
Toordal-1/2 cup
Coconut-1/3 cup
Red chillies-5
Garlic-3 no's
Salt-as per taste

1. Fry the toordal in a tawa without oil. When it comes little brown, remove it.
2. Then fry the chillies.
3. Grind all the things and serve it with rice and papad.

Timing:10 min

Friday, November 23, 2007

Toor Dhal Rice

This is my entry for JFI-toor dal.This is my son's favourite dish.

Smallonion-5 table spoon
ChoppedGarlic-2 table spoon
Pepper-1 teaspoon
Jeera- 1/2 teaspoon
Red Chillies-5 no's
Curry leaves-5 no's
Oil-1 table spoon
Ghee- 2 teaspoon

1.In a cooker put the oil and temper the jeera, pepper, red chillies and add the onion, garlic.
2. Fry it for few minutes and pour the water for 1:4 and after boiling add the dal and rice.
3. Mix it and put the salt.
4. After 4 whistles open and pour the ghee and garnish it with leaves.
5. Serve it with potato fry and appalam.

Timing: 30 min

JFI -Toor Dhal

Toor Dhal Masiyal
This is my entry for JFI-Toordal by Linda for the month of December.
Toordhal-1/2 cup
Chopped Onion-5 table spoon
Chopped green chillies-2 tablespoon
Chopped tomato-3 tables spoon
Chopped carrot-1tablespoon
Chopped beans-1 table spoon
Curry leaves-6 no's
Coriander leaves- little
Turmericpowder-1/2 teaspoon
Salt-as per taste

For Tempering
Mustard seeds-1/2 teaspoon
Jeera-1/2 teaspoon
Oil-2 tablespoon

1. Cook the toor dal for 4 whistles and mash it.
2. In a tawa put the oil and temper all the things.
3. And put onion,greenchillies,tomato,carrot,beans.
4. Fry it and add the dal with turmeric powder and put the salt.
5. After boiling and garnish it with leaves.
6. Serve it with rice and chappatti.

Timings:15 min
Serve- 4

Toordal vadai
Toordal-1/3 cup
Channdal-1/3 cup
Urad dal- 1/3 cup
Butter-2 table spoon
Red chillies-5
Grated Coconut-1 table spoon
Hing-1/2 teaspoon
Chopped Curry leaves -2 teaspoon
Oil,Salt- as per wanted

1. Soak the dals for 1 hr. Grind it with chillies,hing and salt.
2.The batter must be thick. Don't pour more water. Mix with coconut and leaves.
3. In a kadia, pour the oil and put the batter like a vada and after it becomes brown.
4. Serve it.

Timing:20 min

Kara Vadai

I have done this recipe for diwali and now i give this for JFI-toordal by linda

Boiled Rice-1 tablespoon
WholeUraddhal-2table spoon
Red chillies- 5no's
Hing-1/2 teaspoon
Curry leaves-1 tablespoon
Cutted onion-5table spoon
Oil-for frying.
Salt-as per taste.

1. Soak all the dhals and rice for 1 hour.
2. Grind in a mixie with redchillies, hing and salt.
3.Andput the leaves and onion.
4. The batter must not be so thick.
5.In a kadai pour the sufficient oil for frying and after heated pour the batter with a tablespoon.
6. After frying remove it and serve it with coconut chutney.

Timing:15 min.