Monday, December 11, 2017

STRAWBERRY SANTA HATS

Recipe adapted from YouTube..
No Bake Santa Hats

Aren't they cute!!!!
So easy just 3 Ingredients used..No baking..



Few strawberries
Frosting cream
Graham crackers.or can use anything for base.

Cut the bottom and top of strawberries.
Fill in frosting cream..Place the top portion on top of cream.
Put some mini chocolate chips for eyes or can use whole pepper..Done..Cute Santa's ready..


Sunday, December 10, 2017

KODBELE



Ingredients:

4 Cups Rice Flour
1/2 Cup Chiroti Rava / Fine Semolina
3/4 Cup roasted peanuts
1/2 Cup roasted Split Dalia
3/4 Cup roasted dry coconut powder
Pinch of asafeotida and turmeric
2 Tbsps of red chillie powder
Sesame seeds 1/4 tsp (optional)
Salt as needed
Water as required
Oil


First,in a grinder,make a dry fine powder of peanuts, Split dalia and coconut powder.No water .
In a large mixing bowl, add rice Flour,grinded powder,salt, chillie powder, turmeric, asafeotida,semolina...Combine well by adding water as required to make stiff dough...Don't add too much water.

Take lumps of dough and roll into long thin noodles then shape them into round as a circle.
Heat oil and deep fry at a medium heat to golden brown color.Flip them on intervals.
Drain on a paper towel. Let it cool,Store in an airtight container..

Saturday, December 9, 2017

BREAD JAM ROLLS

Was so amazed! how quick and easy these little roll-ups are to make. I made up a couple batches in no time at all.Bread jam rolls has been always one of my favorite breakfast food items.
With the kiddos being home from school on break I had the opportunity to actually take the time to make some hot breakfasts for them. Sort of easy recipe.. slightly flattened 🍞 bread, topped with butter and any kind of fruit jam u like.. and roll and roast it..



Ingredients:
Wheat bread 6 slices
Fruit jam
Butter as needed

Cut the edges of the bread.
Roll them flat with the help of rolling pin.
Apply butter and jam,roll them.Seal the edges with milk.
Heat a pan, smear some butter, slightly roast them..done!!

STUFFED POTATOES



Best evening snack..on a rainy day or winter..I tried this first time.. almost, tasted like potato cutlets..
Potato and onion mixed curry stuffed and coated with left over Dosa batter.. sounds different right..! Well it's something unique in taste too..

Ingredients:

Leftover dosa batter

For potato curry:

6 medium boiled potatoes
1 Big Onion, chopped
1-2 tbsp. oil
1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
1 tsp. bengal gram
1 tsp. black gram
3-4 green chillies, chopped
Few curry leaves
turmeric powder/lemon juice/grated coconut as per taste
Chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Method:
Heat oil in a saucepan. Add mustard, allow to splutter, add bengal gram, black gram, green chillies.
Fry till light brown, then add curry leaves, turmeric, onions. Fry till the onions becomes translucent.
Add boiled and mashed potatoes, coconut, salt and mix well for 5 minutes.
Remove from the heat, add lemon juice, coriander leaves and mix well.
Allow it to cool. Make small balls and dip them in dosa batter.. deep fry in hot oil..
Serve with ketchup and cup of tea/coffee.

Friday, December 8, 2017

NIPATTU/RICE CRACKERS

NIPATTU/RICE CRACKERS

INGREDIENTS:

rice flour – 1 cup

semolina – 1 tbsp

peanuts – 3 tbsp

fried gram or hurigadale – 2 tbsp

Dry coconut powder 3 tbsps

red chili powder – 1/2 to 3/4 tsp as per taste

Salt, Asafeotida and turmeric as required

oil – 2 tsp for adding to the dough and more for deep frying the nippattu



METHOD:

Roast dry peanuts and hurigadale and grind coarsely along with coconut powder.

Mix this in a bowl..With rice flour,semolina and all other ingredients mentioned above to make a soft stiff dough.Add 2 to 3 tsps of oil for extra crispness.Dont add excess water.
Roll them into Chapati size,take any small lid and shape them.
Deep fry in oil to nice crisp brown color.
Spread them on a paper towel ..Store in a container once it cools down.

Thin Sev

THIN SEV
A snack recipe with a cup of tea or hot coffee.



Rice Flour+BESAN 1/2 cup each
1 tsp red chilli powder.
Salt, turmeric powder as per taste.
Oil.
Water as needed.

Mix everything adding little water..Make a stiff dough.
Heat oil in a pan ,Fill the dough in a sev press with small holes. Gently press into hot oil, and fry lightly brown.
Drain on paper towel. Store in an airtight container when cool.

RAJMA RICE PULAV/KIDNEY BEANS RICE

Rajma Rice



For 1 Cup cooked Basmati Rice,
In a pan,add 2 Tbsps of ghee
Saute onions till soft
Gg paste,red chilli powder, garam masala powder I tsp each,and pav Bhaji powder.
Add cooked rajma beans, turmeric powder,salt .
Garnish with coriander leaves.