Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Sabbasige Palya


Dhil 2big bowl finely chopped
Onion 2(sliced)
Split or whole moong lentil 1/2 cup(soaked overnight)(optional) or can use green peas
Chopped Green chilly 3-4(or as per spice)
Urad lentil 1tsp
mustered seed 1tsp
Fresh grated coconut 1/2 cup
cooking oil 2tsp
turmeric 1/2 tsp
salt to taste
lemon juice 1tsp
sugar 1/2 tsp
water 1/2 to 1 cup


Heat the oil in pan add urad lentil,let it be light brown,then add mustered,turmeric,green chilly and saute,now add onion fry till it turns golden brown.Now you can either add moong lentil or can cook separately and add later at the end.Now add chopped dhil and saute properly,sprinkle 1/2 cup water cover with lid and keep till the dhil is completely cooked. In between open the lid and stir to avoid burn and also add more water in required. Once it is almost cooked add salt,sugar and lemon juice, mix well and after 5mind turn of the heat. Dhil palya is ready..

Before serving garnish the palya with coconut......

Chitranna/Lemon rice


Rice(cooked) 2 bowl
Ground nut 1/2 cup
Onion 1 big(chopped long)
Tomato (optional)(chopped)
Green chilly 2-3(as per the spice)cut in 2-3 peaces(long lenght)
Gram dhal or Urad Dhal(both can be used) 2tsp
Curry leaves 7-8
turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Mustard seed 1tsp
oil 4tsp
salt to taste
sugar 1/2 tsp
lemon juice 2 tsp
coriander leaves (chopped for garnishing)
Grated coconut 1/2 cup(optional)


Heat the oil in a pan add ground nut and gram dhal fry till it turns to light brown,add green chilly fry for 2mins now add mustard curry leave and turmeric,saute for 2-3 mins,then add onion mix well when it turns golden brown add tomato(if required) when it becomes tender add sugar salt lemon juice coconut grated mix properly stir for 2-3 mins.

Now add rice to this and mix well turn of the heat after 5mins......and garnish with coriander leaves......the tasty lemon rice is ready to serve......

As like same,if you take a capsicum (diced) and fry in a pan adding 1tsp cooking oil and mix this capsicum to the above lemon rice,,which will become

Capsicum lemonRice

Pav Bhaji

Kuchgayi Gojju/Raw mango with curd


Raw mango 1
Curd/Yogurt 1cup
green chilly 2-3
Urad lentil 1tsp
mustered 1/2tsp
Curry leaves 5-6
sesame 1/2 tsp
Coconut oil 2tsp
Garlic 10 (peeled and sliced)
fresh grated coconut 1 cup
salt to taste

Cook the mango by adding water(can cut in to 2-3 peaces) and mash it properly(separate the pulps).In a blender add coconut,1green chilly,1/2 tsp of sesame and make smooth paste(for blending you can use the same water in which mango is cooked). In a pan heat the oil add urad lentil once it turns light brown add mustered,sesame ,curry leaves and green chilly fry for 2 mins then add mango pulp and coconut paste,salt and curd, turn of the heat and mix well, add some water if required.
This dish can be served with Rice..

Banana Rooti

Rice flour or whole wheat flour 3cup
Slat 1/2 tsp
Riped banana 5-6
1cup water(optional)

Chop the banana and grind in blender make smooth paste and transfer in to thick bottom pan. Add salt and water 1cup (if required).Turn on the heat, once it starts boiling add 2 cup flour(either rice flour or wheat flour)mix well and turn of the heat.
Once it is cooled down knead it by adding dry flour and make dough. Make equal portioned balls, sprinkle some dry flour on roller and roll it on.
Heat the tava(which used to prepare pancake) and cook both side of rooti properly and serve hot with butter or spicy chutney....

Beer Halasina Poodi/Bread fruit snack


Bread fruit(shown in the above picture) 1/2
Gram flour 2 cups
Om 1tsp
ginger garlic paste 1tsp
turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
lemon juice 2tsp
Red chilly powder 2tsp
oil for deep frying
salt to taste
water to make batter


Cut the beer halasu in to 2" cubes, sprinkle some salt water and keep aside. In a mixing bowl add the above ingredients(except oil) and mix well, and make batter by adding water(it should be like dosa batter).
Heat the oil in frying pan and dip the beer halasu in batter and fry them both sides properly and take out,put it on tissue. Once the extra oil is absorbed ,poodi is ready to serve.....