Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Ponnaganti Aaku Pappu

Ponnaganti aaku 2cups
Toordal/Kandi pappu 1cup
Tomato 1
Salt to taste
Green chilli 3-4 Adjust with your spice level
Turmeric powder 1/2tsp
Tamarind 2"pc
Oil 2tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2tsp
Red chilli 1
Hing pinch
Urad dal, Channa dal 1tsp
Onion chopped 1(small onion)
Curry leaves few

1. Clean and wash Ponnaganti aaku, toor dal, tomato, green chilli.
2. Now Take ponnaganti aaku, toor dal, tomato, green chilli, tamarind with one glass of water in a pressure cooker and cook for 3 whistles.
3. Now wait for 15 minutes, open the pressure cooker lid, add salt and turmeric powder mash cooked dal as a coarse paste.
4. Now heat oil in a vessel, add popu items one by one and fry.
5. Add mashed dal mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes on medium heat and remove from flame.
 Tasty and healthy dal is ready to eat.

 Goes well with Rice, roti and chapathi.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Tindora Fry

Tindora(donda kayalu)1/4kg washed and finely chopped
Onion finely chopped 1/4cup
Green chillies 4
Dry coconut 2"pc(Powder 2tsp)
White Sesame seeds (roasted) 2tsp
Garlic cloves 2
Turmeric powder 1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard, cumin seeds 1/2tsp
Curry leaves 10
Oil 2-3tsp

1. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, cumin seeds let them pop, now add onion and curry leaves fry for 1 minute on medium flame.
2. Now add chopped tindora mix well and fry for 2-3 minutes.
3. Add salt, turmeric powder mix well, cover and cook it on low flame till tindora becomes soft, stir occasionally.

4. Mean while Grind green chilli, roasted sesame seeds, coconut , garlic as a coarse powder and keep aside.
5. Now remove the lid, add green chilli-sesame seeds mixture mix well.
6. Fry for 5-10 minutes on low flame and remove from flame.

Serve hot with rice...


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