Monday, 27 August 2012

Aloo bhujia / Potato sev


  • Potato 2
  • Gram flour 2cups
  • Carom seeds 1tsp
  • Salt 
  • Oil
  • Turmeric powder
  • Aasafoetida
  • red chilli powder (optional)

  • Steam the potatoes, peel off and mash it.
  • Add gram flour,carom seeds, salt, asafoetida, turmeric and 2tsps of hot oil to the mashed potato.
  • Knead it to make a medium smooth dough.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Take the sev maker and apply oil inside so that dough does not get stuck.
  • Now fill the maker  with dough and press out the sev into the hot oil
  • Fry in medium flame for 2-3 minutes till light golden brown.
  • Transfer the hot sev into a paper towel and drain oil.

Monday, 20 August 2012

Potato saagu

  • Potato 2
  • Tomato 1chopped
  • Onion 1chopped
  • Green peas 1cup (fresh or frozen)
  • Green chilli 1sliced
  • Curry leaves 5-6
  • Coriander powder 1tsp
  • Cumin powder 1tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1/2tsp(optional)
  • Masala powder 1/2tsp
  • Oil 2-3 tsps
  • Cumin seeds 1/2tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1/2tsp
  • Turmeric powder
  • Asafoetida
  • Coriander leaves
  • Water 1-2cup
  • Salt
  • Steam the potatoes,peel off and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan,add mustard and cumin seeds wait till it flutters, then add green chilli,curry leaves,asafoetida and wait one more minute.
  • Now add onion and tomato,pinch of salt and wait for 2minutes.
  • Add turmeric,red chilli powder, cumin powder,coriander powder,masala powder and wait one more minute.
  • Now add slightly mashed potato,green peas, water and salt. Mix it well and boil.
  • Serve this with Rava idli.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Honeydew Melon Dosa

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  • Honeydew melon  1cup chopped
  • Rice 2cup
  • Jaggery
  • Salt
  • Oil 

  • Soak rice in water for about 5-6 hours.
  • Wash soaked rice and grind with Honedew melon  into smooth batter. Don't add water while grinding. 
  • Take a ladle full of batter in a heating bowl, add a  cup of water and heat it for 5-10mins to prepare pulp of it. Let is cool down. Add it to the batter.
  • Then add salt and jaggery,  mix it well. Right, batter is ready now.
  • Heat the dosa pan, apply oil,  take a spoon full of batter and thinly spread.Cover it with lid and cook it for minute in medium flame.
  • Ok, your breakfast is ready. Enjoy!

    Monday, 6 August 2012


    • Raw rice 1cup
    • Cooked rice 1/4 cup (optional)
      Grated coconut 1/2 cup
    • Yeast 3/4tsp
    • Sugar 1tsp
    • Salt
    • soak rice for 4 hours. and grind it with coconut.
    • Stir yeast and sugar in water and add it to the batter.
    • Add salt to taste.allow it to rest for 6 hours.The batter has to be of milk consistency. 
    • Pour ladle full of batter in a non-stick pan and rotate it so that batter spreads out.
    • Cook for 1 min.side part has to be thin and middle part has to be thick and fluffy. 
    • Eriyappa goes well with gulani.