Thursday, March 31, 2011

Sukiyan

Sukiyan is a sweet dish.It is not a normal sweet we make at home.This sweet mostly prepared only on shradham day with appam, vadai, ellu urundai and sugiyan.
Ingredients
  • Green Gram.....................1 cup
  • Grated Jaggery.................3/4cup
  • Grated Coconut...............1cup
  • Rice.................................1/2 cup
  • Urad Dhal.........................2tbsp
  • Salt.................................. A pinch
Method
  • Dry roast the green gram until you get nice aroma.
  • Cook the green gram in pressure cooker.
  • Remove excess water and keep.
  • Boil Jaggery with 1/4 cup water and strain all the dirt.
  • Heat the jaggery, when it start boiling add the coconut and mashed the dhal
  • Keep stirring until all the water evaporate and the mixture becomes thick.
  • When it is cooled, make small balls and keep.
  • Soak the dhal and rice  for 2 hours and  grind into fine paste by adding salt.
  • It should be like dosa batter consistency.....
  • Heat oil in a pan when it hot, dip the balls in the batter and drop one by one.
  • When they are golden brown remove them from the oil into a paper towel.
  • You can make this filling with chana dhal, coconut.The method is the same.

Cup Cake

Ingredients

  • Oats................      .1/2cup
  • Buttermilk...............1/2 cup
  • Maida.....................1/2 cup
  • Salt.........................1/4tsp
  • Walnuts..................2tbsp
  • Apricots.................2tbsp
  • Oil..........................3tbsp
  • Brown sugar............1/4 cup
  • Baking Soda...........1/4 tsp
  • baking powder........1/4tsp
  • Egg.........................1
Method
  • Mix oats and buttermilk well..Keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  • Mix flour,baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Add walnuts  apricots,oil egg and brown sugar. to oats mixture 
  • Mix well and put in greased muffin cups.
  • Bake in 350 degree for 10 to 15 minutes.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Vella Cheedai (Sweet Cheedai)

Vella Cheedai 
I always make this vella cheedai for Krishna Jayanthi. One or two times it didn't come out well. Now I can do nice crispy vella cheedais
Ingredients

  • Rice flour........................1cup
  • Powdered jaggery...........1cup
  • Cardamom powder.........1/4tsp
  • Coconut Pieces...............2tbsp
  • Urad Dhal Powder..........2tbsp
  • Water..............................1cup
  • Ghee................................1tsp

Sri Krishna
Sri Krishna
Method
  • Roast the raw rice flour into golden brown and let it cool down.
  • Heat 1cup water and add jaggery and let it boil. Add the flour, mix well. 
  • First it is little watery but when it cooled down it becomes thick. 
  • Add roasted urad dhal powder ,cardamom powder.,ghee and sesame seeds .
  • You can prepare the dough and keep the previous day. 
  • Make small balls with the dough. Heat a pan with oil when it is hot drop all the balls. 
  • Make the flame low and cook till they become golden .

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Bread Halwa

I have some left over bread. Some I crushed and kept as bread crumps. The other 2 slices I tried halwa like (rava halwa )and it came out very well.

Bread Halwa





Bread Halwa
Ingredients





Ingredients
  • Bread Slices........................2
  • Sugar.................................1 cup
  • Ghee.................................2tbsp
  • Milk..................................2cups
  • Cardamom........................a pinch
  • Cashew Nuts........................few
  • Kesari Powder....................a pinch
Method
  • Remove the sides of the bread and make very small pieces. 
  • Add ghee in a pan fry the bread pieces till it becomes golden.
  • The add the milk(If needed add more milk) and it should cook the milk. 
  • Add sugar, kesari powder and 1tbsp ghee and stir till it comes out of the sides. 
  • Decorate with roasted cashew nuts.I never expected it so tastier.
  • The preparation is like rava kesari.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Pori Urundai

Pori Urundai (Puffed Rice Ladus)

This is the one of the prasadams for karthika deepam.We will not get the  aval pori  here,but we get in India.
Ingredients
  • Pori........................4cups
  • Powdered Jaggery..1/2 cup
  • Cardamom.............1/2tsp
  • Coconut Pieces.......2tbsp
Method

Pori Urundai
Pori Urundai
  • Boil 1/2 cup water with jaggery. 
  • When the jaggery will become  soft ball consistency,add the coconut pieces and cardamom powder. 
  • Mix with the pori and put off the flame.
  • Mix well and make small balls when it is hot.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Ethapazha Halwa(Ripe Plantain Halwa)

This halwa is typical Kerala special and very tasty too.We make on Onam festival day 
Ingredients
  • EthaPazham........................6
  • Sugar.................................1cup
  • Ghee................................1/2 cup
  • Cardamom Powder............1/2tsp
 
Method
  • Take ripe ethpazhams for this halwa. 
  • Remove the skin and cut into small pieces. 
  • Heat a thick bottomed vessel with 1/2 cup of water  and add  sugar. 
  • Let it boil. Then add the pazham and stir  continuously.
  • Add ghee little by little while stirring.
  • The colour should change into brown and ghee comes out of the dough. add cardamon powder.
  • Transfer the halwa from the pan to plate. 
  • No need to grease the plate because it has ghee. 
  • Level the halwa with a spoon and cut into shapes when it cools.Very tasty sweet.

Whole Wheat Atta Halwa

This halwa is very very easy and tasty too
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Ingredients
  • Whole Wheat flour..............................1cup
  • Sugar..................................................2cups
  • Cardamom Powder............................1/2tsp
  • Ghee................................................2tbsp
  • Cashew Nuts......................................few 

Wheat flour halwa
Wheat flour halwa

Method
  • Heat a pan with ghee add the wheat flour and roast till  the atta's raw smell goes. 
  • Add the sugar, cardamom Powder and roasted cashews. and stir with our lumps.
  • After some time the ghee comes out the dough, spread it in a greased plate. 
  • Cut it  into squares when it is cooled down.
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