Sunday, May 7, 2017

Turmeric Root Dosa - Manjal Dosa

Colourful Medicated Turmeric root Dosa.

Recipe Source: Chandra Padmanabhan's Turmeric Dosa.  I picked this recipe from  Priya Srinivasan Blog

Crispy Turmeric Root Dosa

Raw rice 1 ½   cup
Idli rice – ½  cups
urad dal – ½ cup
methi seeds/fenugreek seeds 1/2 tspn
grated fresh  turmeric root – 1 inch piece
Salt to taste

gingly oil or ghee - required qty


1.  Wash and soak rice and dal separately. Soak the fenugreek seeds along with urad dal. Let this soak for 3 hours. 
2.  Drain the water from urad dal and methi seeds grind smooth batter and remove the batter to a clean bowl
3.  Now drain the water from rice and turmeric root and grind smooth batter.
4.  Remove the rice batter and mix both batter together
5.  Let the batter sit overnight or at least 6-8 hours to ferment. Add salt to the batter and mix well. Heat a flat tava/dosa pan,
6.  Rub with litter onion and oil pour a ladle of batter in the center of tawa and spread it slowly thin big circle, drop the gingely oil or ghee around the dosa let it cook medium flame till  it becomes golden brown ( top portion should cook completely) fold half to dosa and remove from pan. Serve with your choice of side dish.

Note :In this dosa priya used idli rice , i used here both raw rice and idli rice.

Turmeric Root 

Turmeric is used for arthritisheartburn (dyspepsia), joint painstomach painCrohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, bypass surgery, hemorrhage, diarrhea, intestinal gas, stomach bloating, loss of appetite, jaundice, liver problems, Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection, stomach ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gallbladder disorders, high cholesterol, a skin condition called lichen planus, skin inflammation from radiation treatment, and fatigue.

This recipe goes to Srivalli's cookng from cookbook challenge  May 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Banana Ice Cream

Banana Ice Cream


Banana – 1 Medium
Cardamom powder – ¼ tspn
Custard powder – 2tbspn
Sweetened condensed milk  - 2 tbspn
Milk – 200 ml

For garnishing
Badam pista flakes
Dry cranberry


1.   Boil milk with cardamom powder.Separately mix 2 tbspn of  custard powder in cold milk then  add this mixture into boil  milk slowly.
2.    Make sure there is no lumps and boil for 2 minutes.
3.   Stir it continuously and remove from the heat, leave it to cool.
4.   After cooling add banana and condensed milk in it, and then blend well.
5.   Transfer the ice cream mix into a container close it with a lid and keep it in the freezer for 2 hours.
6.   After two hours take the mixture from the freezer and run it in a mixie buzz mode 2, 3 times and pour the ice cream mix into   ice cream mould keep it inside the freezer once again for 6 to 8 hours.

7.   While serving garnishing with badam pista flakes and cranberry

Very perfect for cool summer