Wednesday, 26 February 2014

DAALI THOY

Dalithoy is a popular dish among GSB people. It will be unfair if i don't post the recipe of Dalithoy in my blog. 
DALITHOY

WHAT YOU NEED:

Tud dal - 1/2 cup
Green chilly - 4-5, slit
Red chilly - 2, broken
Mustard seeds - 3/4 tsp
Asafoetida - pea size, diluted in little water
Jeera - 1/4 tsp ( optional)
Curry leaves - 2 sprigs
Salt - to taste
DAL- BEFORE SEASONING...

READY TO SLURP..DALITHOY

HOW TO MAKE :

Wash tur dal and soak in enough water for half an hour.
Pressure cook the dal for 15 minutes.
Mash or whip the dal to smooth paste.

Transfer mashed dal in to a vessel.
Add 1-2 cups water and stir well.
Add slit green chilly, salt and 1 sprig curry leaves.
Boil dal on a medium heat.
Add some more water if needed.

Heat 1 tsp oil/ ghee in a small pan.
Add mustards and allow them to splutter.
Add jeera, broken red dried chilly and 1 sprig curry leaves. Saute. 

Pour the seasoning on hot dal. Also add diluted asafoetida.
Stir well.

Serve hot Dalithoy with steaming Rice.

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

RICE ONION ODI / SANDIGE

This method is very simple and easy. My Mom's recipe. I tried it for the first time and it came out so well, Crisp and nurnuri :)
RICE ONION ODI

WHAT YOU NEED:

Cooked rice - 4 cups
Water - 1 cup
Onion - 1, chopped
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
THE DOUGH ALONG WITH CHOPPED ONION

SUN DRYING....

DRIED ODIS...READY TO FRY...

HOW TO MAKE:

I made Odi with leftover rice. 

First make paste of rice in Mixer. 

Transfer the paste in a big kadahi.

Keep the kadahi on fire.

Add water, salt and red chilly powder. mix well.

Keep stirring till the dough becomes thick. Put off the fire.

Now add chopped onion and mix well.

Now spread a plastic sheet to the sun light.

Sprinkle some mixture of oil and water and spread over the sheet.

Now drop little dough on the sheet, continue this process till all the dough is over.

Allow the Odis to dry under the hot sun.

Flip the Odis next day and again keep under the hot sun for drying. 
( Needs 4 days for drying it completely).

Store the Onion Odis in a air tight container.

Deep fry them when ever you wish to have them.

Odis can be served as a side dish.






Saturday, 22 February 2014

PALAK - I - PULAV


SPINACH PULAV

WHAT YOU NEED:

Basumati Rice - 2 cups
Onions - 2 , chopped finely
Ginger - 1 tsp, chopped finely
Garlic - 1 tsp, chopped finely
Green cardamom - 4 pods
Clove - 3
Mace / javitri - 2 pieces
Pepper corns - 10-15
Tej patta / Bay leaf - 2
Spinach / palak - paste /puree - 1/2 cup
Salt - to taste
Oil / Ghee - 8 tbsp
Firm Tomatoes - 2 ( remove the seeds and cut in 1" pieces)
PALAK-I-PULAV

HOW TO MAKE:

Wash rice and soak for 15 minutes. Drain.

Heat oil or ghee in deep kadahi.
Add cardamom, javitri, clove, ginger, garlic, pepper corns and stir.
Add onion and bay leaves and fry till onions are translucent.
Then add spinach puree, mix well and cook for few minutes.
Add rice and keep stir frying for few minutes. 
Now add 4 cups water along with salt.
When the water starts bubbling reduce the heat to simmer and cover with the lid.
Cook till all the water evaporates. Put off the fire.

Now fry the tomato pieces in little oil and add to the Pulav.

Serve Palak-I-Pulav with Raita, Pickle and Papad.




Thursday, 20 February 2014

RADISH SALAD / MOOLANGI KOSUMBARI



WHAT YOU NEED:

Radish - 2, medium (red and white), grated
Green chilly - 1-2, finely chopped
Onion - 1 small, finely chopped
Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp, finely chopped
Salt - to taste

HOW TO MAKE:

Heat little coconut oil in kadahi.
Add grated Radish and stir fry for a while or till done.

Mix all the above along with stir fried radish in a mixing bowl.

Serve Radish Kosumbari as a side dish.
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