Nov 13, 2008

Tiffin Recipes

Recipes from Frnz...Thanx so much for ya support :)))Padma's(Champaign, IL, USA) Special :


Moong dhal around 2 cups soak for 4 - 5 hrs or over night and grind with jeera, green chillies , ginger and little onion. Can also season the batter.. Add salt and make dosas.


Rice - 3/4 cup
moong dhal - 1/2 cup
channa dhal - 1/2 cup
thoor dhar - 1/2 cup
sabodhana - 1 or 2 spoon( Optional for dosas to be little crisp and tasty)

Soak all of the above for 3 - 4 hrs and grind with red chillies, little onion, jeera and pepper flakes( very few).

Add salt and seaon with mustard, ingu, curry leaves.make dosa

Rava dosa

Rawa( sooji fine/ semolina) - 3 tsp ( multilply by number of person)
maida - 2 tsp ( ")
rice flour - 1 1/2 ( ")

Mix and add salt and lot of water( to be very dilute). Seasoning optional of mustard, chopped green chillies, jeera, pepper flakes, chopped ginger,ingu, curry can add all or omit the one you want.

Keep aside for sometime and make dosas..just pour and don't spread...takes a little more time to cook than ordinary dosas leave it alone and then turn or roll.

Vegetable palav

Basmati Rice - 2 cups
onion - 1 large
garlic - around 8 to 10 flakes
ginger a small piece
green chillies- as spicy as needed or around 6
fennel seeds - few
jeera - few
cinnamon - a small piece
cloves 1 or 2
cilantro - if u want the rice to be very green in colour
bay leaf, cardamom
vegetables - as desired
Mint leaves

To grind
garlic,ginger,green chillies,fennel seeds,jeera, cinnamon,cloves, cilantro

Chop onion length wise. In a pan add oil . First start by adding jeera, cardamom,bay leaf
optional of adding cinnamon and cloves. Then add and fry onions till brown and then add the desired vegetables and fry for sometime . Next add the mint leaves and the ground masala. Cook for few mts

Soak rice for 10 mts. Add the rice to the masala and cook either in a pan or rice cooker

Ghee Rice

Soak Basmati rice for few mts....In a pan add oil...when hot add jeera ,cardamom,clove and add finely chopped onion ( Lenghty Ones) add slit green chillies and then ginger garlic paste or ginger gardlic finely chopped ...cook till onions are transparent and add mint leaves....add this masala to the rice and add peas...coconut milk , ghee or butter and enough water and salt...season with cashew and raisin


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