Saturday, July 14, 2012

Cracked Wheat Pongal

1cup Moong Dal (with skin)
1cup Cracked Wheat (called FADA)
1tsp Jeera
1tsp Pepper Corn
1/2 inch grated Ginger
2 Green Chilli
1strand Curry leaves

In a pressure cooker heat oil add jeera, ginger, curry leaves and green chilies for few seconds.
add washed cracked wheat and moong daland dry roast for a minute or two.
add 6 cups of water and pressure cook far 4 whistles

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Celery Chutney

1            Head of Celery
1            Green chilli
1            Red chilli
2            Cloves of Garlic
1tbsp     Peanuts or 1tbsp of Channa dal
4            Almond
3-4        Strands of Cilantro
3-4        Curry Leaves

In a pan add some oil and fry peanuts and almond for few seconds then add curry leaves.
Now add both the chillies with pinch of salt saute for few seconds and add chopped celery along with garlic and cilantro. Allow it to cook on low flame till the celery changes color.
Now grind the entire mixture for a tasty healthy chutney :)

Barley Dosa

1 cup         Barley brown colored
1 cup         Urad Dal with skin
1 cup         Brown Rice (try with 1/2 cup of rice also)
1tsp           Fenugreek seeds (Methi seeds)

Alternatively I tried adding 2tbsp of Flax seeds

Soak all the above ingredients for 8 hrs and grind them.
Cover it with a lid and place it inside the conventional oven to keep it warm.
Allow it to rest atleast 8hrs for it to Frement.

The batter for dosa is ready mix salt as required and serve it with your choice of chutney.