This time my mom is around in my place to play with my son… So, feeling double happy around at this time…
When you are away on a trip n returned back to ur place, the soothing lunch one would yearn to have is either of the combo… 1. Vatha kuzhambu n suttapalam 2. ladies finger subji n killi thalichu kotina rasam(My mom’s spl)
In those days, if we go for a trip n come back, the immediate food would be this rasam only n suttapalam..Would taste heavenly… such an easy one.. Very easy to cook..
Today my menu was the latter one.. ladies finger n rasam…i cooked in earthern pot today..
Killi thalichu kotina rasam
Oil-2tbsp Mustard-1/2 tsp Toor dal-1tbsp. chana dal-1 tbsp. 1 or 2 red chillies(as per ur taste) few curry n coriander leaves, Tamarind water – 1 cup. Salt- to taste
1.Take a kadai, add oil-after it gets heated, add mustard.. after spluttering, add a red chilly , curry leaves toor n chana dal.
2. After sauteing for a minute add tamarind water then add tamarind water n salt.
3. Let it boil for 10 mins till the raw smell of tamarind goes.
4. Garnish it with curry n coriander leaves..
5. Ready to serve..
Taste would be heavenly….Do try it folks… C u all soon in next post….
My first post for this year i believe…………………………….
The recipe is shared from a friend named Varalekshmy Raghavan as she had shared it from another food group…
Kid’s friendly health drink powder… Adults can use it too instead of store bought badam powder..
Recipe as follows:
This is from a food group. Very tastypowder. Instead of buying badam
Milk powder, make this. I suggest panam kalkandu or palm sugar as replacement for sugar for health reasons. Please powder the elachi separately first. adding a tsp (a tbsp if u like) of aniseed powder (perum jeeragam powder) and black pepper pd may add more flavours.
For those of you who have lots of badam at home, and children also, a healthy badam mix which can be made very easily. Recipe from YouTube .
150 gms badam
125 gms sugar/panam karkandu
50 gms milk powder
15 elachi pods
Soak badam in boiling water and blanch it. Remove the skin and pat dry it. If you have a mv oven, you can dry it for 3 to 4 minutes checking if it is completely dry at 1 min intervals.
Otherwise roast in a pan at low heat till it is dry.
Now put the dried badam in a mixie and powder it. When it is roughly powdered add sugar or palm sugar and powder it still finely. Elachi can be roasted on the tawa and powdered with or without skin.Finally add milk powder and saffron and blend just once. Take in a clean glass bowl, mix everything thoroughly and store it air tight containers. Add a heaped tablespoon to a glass of warm or cold milk, stir well till frothy and drink.
The powder can be stored for 3 months.
My kid loved it.. he started eating just like that……i replaced sugar with panam karkandu.. happy with end result!!!
Original recipe: Arokiya samayal by krishnakumari in jaya tv programme…
These biscuits would be a preferable one from kids to adults… easy to make too….It can be a perfect teatime snack too….
Ragi flour-1 cup
Oats flour/kambu, varagu or any millet flour-1/4 cup
Aata(Wheat flour)-1/4 cup( a must one)
for spicyness-add pepper jeera podi as per taste buds
add-1 table spoon butter.
Oil- to fry
Mix all the above said ingredients and make as a neat dough.Meanwhile, in a kadai pour the reqd qty of oil… As u make chapati, take small balls from dough, flatten it and cut with a knife for the desired shapes…Then, take the cut pieces and put it in the oil.. after both sides gets boiled in a proper way, take out n get ready to eat the snack…
Relish n enjoy!! Tasted yum….
PS: Do not keep the dough aside for hrs since it might absorb oil a lot… prepare n try this immediately.
After a short break, back with a pencil shading post… happy to be back again… see you soon with my next post….