Monday, September 17, 2012

Capsicum Puffed Rice

Puffed rice 3cups
Onion finely chopped 1
Tomato finely chopped 1
Ginger garlic paste 1/2tsp
Green chilli finely chopped 2-3
Capsicum chopped 1/2cup
Green onions chopped 2
Coriander leaves chopped 2tbsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder pinch 

Oil 3tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2tsp
Channa dal, urad dal 1/2tsp(optional)
Hing pinch

1. Wash and soak puffed rice for 3-5minutes and drain the water, keep aside.
2. Heat oil in a pan add popu items one by one and fry.
3. Now add chopped onions fry for 30 seconds, add ginger-garlic paste mix well and fry till it leaves oil.
4. Now add Tomato mix well and fry for 1 minute.
5. Add Green chilli, capsicum, green onion mix well.
6. Add salt, turmeric powder mix well and fry for 2-3 minutes keep the stove on medium flame.
7. Now add puffed rice mix well, add coriander leaves keep it on low flame for 2 more minutes remove from the flame. 

Serve hot( sprinkle some lemon juice on top).
you can serve this as break-fast or evening time refreshment.

if you want add garam masala powder also it gives nice flavor to your puffed rice.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Spicy Coconut Powder(Kobbari karam)

Dry coconut (sliced)1cup
Garlic cloves 6-8
Red chilli's 5(adjust to spice level)
Salt to taste

1. Dry roast red chillis for a minute until they become crisp(you can use oil 1/2tsp for frying).
2. Grind red chilli with salt as a powder.
3. Now add sliced dry coconut, garlic cloves grind as a coarse powder, do not make it as fine powder.
4. Store it in air tight container.

  • Serve it with hot rice with ghee.
  • You can also serve with idly/dosa.
  • You can even use it in vegetable stir fries.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Curd Rice(Yogurt Rice)

Cooked rice 2cups
Curd/yogurt 2cups
Green chilli finely chopped 4(adjust to spice level)
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves finely chopped 1tbsp
Raw coconut grinded 1/2cup

Oil 3tsp
Mustard seeds 1tsp
Jeera/cumin seeds 1tsp
Hing pinch
Curry leaves 15-20

1. In a bowl mix rice and curd by adding some water.
2. Now add salt, green chilli, coriander leaves and raw coconut paste mix well with rice.
3. Heat oil in a pan add popu items one by one and fry.
4. Now add this popu to the curd rice and mix well.
5. Curd rice is ready.....Serve with  pickle.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Minapa Garelu/vada

Minapa pappu/Urad dal 2cup
Green chilli finely chopped 3
Onion chopped 1
Cumin seeds/jeera 1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves 15
Cilantro/Coriander leaves finely chopped 2tsp
Ginger finely chopped 1/2tsp
Oil for deep frying

1. Wash and soak urad dal for 3-4 hours, drain the water, grind as a thick paste by adding salt, don't add water while grinding.
2. Now add finely chopped onion, green chilli, curry leaves, coriander leaves, cumin seeds, ginger mix well keep aside.
3. Now heat sufficient oil in a pan for deep fry.
4. Take a small ball size urad dal mixture and place it on wet plastic sheet, flatten it as a circle shape, make a hole in the middle with your finger.
5. Now carefully lift it and drop vada in hot oil, fry vada until golden color, remove from flame(for each batch you can fry 4 vada depends on pan size).
6. Serve hot with coconut chutney.

Minapa garelu with chicken curry is the best combination.....


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