Monday, February 12, 2018

Dadpe Pohe

Time 15 min
Jada poha 1 cup
Coconut water 3/4 cup 
Chopped onion 1 medium size
Coriander finely chopped 1 tsp
Fresh grated coconut 1/2 cup
Lemon juice 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida 2-3 pinch
Oil 1 tsp

Soak poha in coconut water for 15-20 min. If no coconut water then 1 tsp sugar dissolved in 3/4 cup water. Then mix all other ingredients. Keep it aside.
Heat oil in pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. After mustard seeds pops out, asafoetida, turmeric powder, green chilies. Then add this in poha. Mix well. Serve.

Note: You can add chopped apple, pomegranate or cucumber as per your taste to make it nutritious. 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Spring Rolls

 Time 45 min
For wrapper
Maida/ All purpose flour 1/2 cup
Salt 1/4 tsp
Water 1/2 cup (1 tsp less)
For the filling
French beans , cut into small pieces 1/4 cup
Carrot , cut into long thin strips 1/4 cup
Shredded capsicum 1/4 cup
Chopped onions lengthwise 1/4 cup
Chopped spring onion greens 1/4 cup
Soy sauce 1 tsp
Chili sauce 1 tsp
Crushed garlic 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder 1/4 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Maida 1 tbsp + 2 tsp water

Oil  for frying

For making wrapper
Mix all ingredients and make batter like dosa. Keep it aside for 1 hr.
Heat non stick pan, (it should be medium hot). Add 2-3 drops of oil now with the help of cloth spread oil all over tawa. Now add one spoonful of batter at the center then spread in a round shape. Let it be for 2 min till the edges curl sightly. Remove from tava and keep it on the plate. Continue till you make wrapper from the rest of batter. You can spray oil on every wrapper so that u can stack on each other. Same you can freeze them for the recipes which requires wrappers.
For the filling
Heat the oil in a pan, add garlic, after becomes golden, then add all vegetables and sauté over a high flame for 5 to 6 minutes till the vegetables soften and water from vegetables is evaporated. 
Then add soya sauce, chili sauce, sauté for 2 minutes. Make sure it becomes dryso that spring rolls will get crunchy for long time. Switch off the flame. Allow it to cool.
Instead of this you can boil the vegetables remove entire water content, mix with other ingredients. Use this stuffing. I prefer cooking so the nutrients are remained in the vegetables instead of throwing the vegetable stock.

Actual method
The wrapper should be of square size. At one end add stuffing then roll till it reaches at the center. Now apply maida paste on sides, then fold the right and left side onto the roll. Now again apply maida paste on the other corner, again fold to make spring roll.

Deep fry till golden in colour. 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Neer Dosa

Time 15 min
Rice 2 cups
Coconut grated 1/2 cup
Cumin 1/2 tsp
Water  3 -4 cups
Oil for making dosas
Salt as taste
    Soak rice overnight.
    Grind with coconut to thin paste, add water, salt make watery like milk.
    With a ladle pour the batter on sides of non-stick pan, then spread batter by rotating pan. 
    Pour from little height so plenty of holes will appear on dosa.
    Do not use spoon to spread. Then spread 1 or 2 tsp oil.
    Cook dosa on one side only taking care to see that it does not turn brown.
    Serve dosa hot with coconut chutney/sambar/potato bhaji.
      you take less batter and pour fast on sides if you take more batter and pour at one shot then it gets thicken and then dosa will be thick.
      I use Kani rice that makes perfect soft sticky dosa and it doesn't get crack

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