Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Ragi Malt

Ragi powder - 2 tsp
Milk -  1 cup
Water - 1/2 cup 
Jaggery - 2 tsp
Elachi powder a pinch


  1. Dissolve ragi powder in 1/2 cup water. 
  2. In a pan add milk and let it boil. Add dissolved powder and mix well. Let it boil for 4 mins. 
  3. Add jaggery powder, ealachi powder and mix well for 2 mins. Serve it.

Linking to :

Hearth & Soul Hop        

Sunday, October 28, 2012


All purpose flour - 1 kg
Sugar - 250 gm
Ghee -1/2 cup
Palmolein oil to make a dough
Ealachi powder - 2 tsp


                   In a mixi jar add sugar, ealachi and make powder. In a bowl, add flour, sugar, ghee and mix well. Add oil to make a dough. Divide into balls. Make cookies. Bake for 3500C for 15 - 20 mins. Cool it.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Dosakaya Pachadi

Dosakaya - 1 cup
(Peeled, deseeded, cut into small pieces)
Brinjal pieces - 3
Onion cubes - 1
Green chilli - 8
Tomato chopped - 2
Garlic - 4 pods
Roasted peanuts - 1/2 cup
(Coarse powder)
Roasted sesame seeds - 2 tsp
Oil - 2 tsp
Salt to taste

For tempering
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 10
Red chillies - 3
Hing a pinch
Oil - 2 tsp


                 In a pan add oil, add brinjal pieces, onion, green chilli, tomato and cook until soft. Cool it. In a mixi jar add above mixture, garlic, salt and make paste. Transfer it to a bowl, add dosakaya pieces and mix well. In a pan add oil and temper it.Mix well.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Palak Stew / Spinach Stew

Boiled chickpeas – ½ cup
Spinach paste – 1 cup
Red lentil – 1 cup
Moong dal – 1 cup
Onion chopped – 1
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Fresh coconut powder – 1 Tsp
Garam masala½ tsp 

Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

For tempering
Green chillies chopped – 3
Ginger chopped – 1 inch
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Hing – a pinch
Panch phoran mix – 2 tsp
Oil – 3 tsp

                   Soak both lentils in water for ½ hour. In a pan add water, soaked lentils, onion, turmeric powder and let it cook. In another pan add oil and temper it. To this add palak paste, coriander powder, coconut powder, chickpeas, mashed lentils, salt, water (1/2 cup) and let it cook for 10mins on low flame.Add red chilli powder, salt and garam masala. Mix well. Cook for 5 mins. Serve with rotis.

Linking to :
Hearth and Soul Blog Hop 123 : 10/23/12,
Cook n Bake : With Spinach.

Hearth & Soul Hop            

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Panch Phoran Mix

Saunf - 2 tsp
Methi seeds - 2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
Kalonji (onion seeds) - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 2 tsp

                    Mix all ingredients in equal quantity. Store in a air tight container. 

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Ragi Carrot Roti

Ragi flour - 1 cup
Grated carrot - 1/2 cup
Boiled vegetables - 1/4 cup
(Beans, green peas)  
Fresh coconut powder- 1 Tsp
Pomegranate seeds - 1 Tsp
Chopped green chilli - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Ghee for spreading


  1. Add all ingredients in a bowl, except ghee.
  2. Make a dough using water. Divide into big lemon size balls. Spread it like roti. 
  3. Spread ghee on pan. Place roti and cook for both sides.

Linking to :
Hearth and Soul Blog Hop 122 : 10/15/12.

       Hearth & Soul Hop

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

My Third Award

                  This award is from Jillu (jiyasdelicacy.blogspot.sg). Thank you Jillu, for giving Top Contributor Award for me. I would love to share this lovely award with all my friends.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

My Second Award

        This award is from Preeti (jopreet.blogspot.in). Thank you Preeti, for sharing the award with me. I would love to share this lovely award with all my friends. She cooks very innovative recipes.


Maida – 1 cup
Ajwain – 1 Tsp
Butter – 1 tsp
Red chilli powder to taste
Salt to taste
Oil to fry

               In a bowl add all ingredients except oil. Make a dough using water. Make small round balls. Press ball on comb or fork. Deep fry in oil. Drain on paper towel.

Linking to :
Spotlight - Festive Food hosted by Chandrani,

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Cabbage Pancake

All purpose flour – 1 cup
Corn flour – ½ cup
Finely chopped cabbage – 2 ½ cups
Grated carrot – ¼ cup
Ginger chopped – 1 inch
Green chilli chopped – 2
Salt – ¼ tsp
Oil – 2 tsp
Tomato ketchup optional
Mayonnaise optional


                    In a bowl add flours, salt and mix well. Make dosa batter by adding water. Heat a tawa, apply oil. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Take big lemon size dough, spread it on tawa using hand. Close it lid. Cook on low medium flame. Cook for both sides. 

Note : Childrens don't like to eat pancake directly. If you spread ketchup on pancake, they will definitely like it.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Bottle gourd Idli / Sorakaya Idli

I learn this recipe from mother-in-law. She cooks well. I tried this idli.


Grated bottle gourd – 1 cup
(Squeeze the excess water)
Rice – 1 cup
Green chillies – 3
Baking soda a pinch
Salt to taste
Oil – 2 tsp

                  Soak rice in water for 3 hours. In a mixi jar, add rice, green chillies grind it as coarse paste. Transfer it to a bowl, add remaining ingredients and mix well. The batter must be like idli batter. Make idlis.