Saturday, January 13, 2018

Seven Veggie Pongal Kuzambu

Seven Veggie Pongal Kuzambu

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Dry roast
Kadalai paruppu (Begal Gram)– 1 tbspn
Whole coriander – 1 tbspn
Red chili whole  - 7
Pepper – 7
Curry Leves -  few
Grated coconut  – 2 tsbpn
Cumin – ½ tspn
Toor Dhal – 2 tbspn
Raw peanut – 2 tbspn

Seven Veggie – ½ kg
Green plantain
Sweet potato
Broad Beans (avarakkaay)
Yellow Pumpkin or bringal

For tempering
Oil – 1 tbspn
Mustard seeds – 1 tspn
Curry leaves - few
Asafetida – ¼ tspn

Tamarind cubes – 2 nos (or) one lemon size ball tamarind and extract the juice.
Dry roast given under the list of items finely add cumin and remove from the heat cool and grind the powder form
Wash add water Soak toor dal and peanut ½ hour
Wash and cut all the veggies cook along with dhal and peanut
In a separate pan temper with oil mustard seeds, asofetida and curry leaves add  tamarind cubes , add little water and cook 5 minutes.
Add ground masalas powder cook 5 minutes.
Add cooked veggie and dhal mix well and cook for 5 minutes.

Now pongal veggie kuzambu is ready to serve with Ven pongal.

Pongal Recipes

Festival Recipes
Collection of My Pongal Vadai   Recipes From My Blog

Ven Pongal

Paruppu vadai/Bengal Gram Vadai/ Kadalaiparuppu vadai Pongal

Seven Veggie Pongal Kuzambu

Dill  Leaves Urad Dhal Vadai

Dill Leaves Indian Doughnut

Kids Colourful Curd vadai

Kids Colourful Dahi Vada/ Thayir vadai

Urad dal – ½ cup 100 gram
Salt – ¼ tspn
Ginger – small piece chopped
Green chilli – 1 no chopped
Olive oil – ½ tspn

For tempering curd

Curd – one cup
Milk – little
Oil - - ½ tspn
Mustard – ½ tspn
Curry leaves – few
Hing – one pinch
Laban – required qty

For garnishing

Colourful bhoondhi
Roasted peanuts
Roasted cashew
grated Carrot –  required qty

1. To prepare the Urad dhal batter:

Soak urad dal in the icy cold water (to get more batter)  for 1 hour. 
 Drain the water completely .
Add salt ,green chilli ,ginger, curry leaves , olive oil and grind to a smooth paste.

 Mix well with fork and keep it aside.

2. To prepare  for the Urad vadai:

 Heat the oil for deep frying in a wok.  

Take little bit of the batter to make it to a small round shape  and flatten it slightly. Make a hole in the middle of the flattened batter, with your finger.   Deep fry them well.  Do not burn them.   Remove from the oil drain the excess oil well from the vadais.  Dip it in a labon and keep separate in a plate.

3. To Prepare Curd Vada

In a curd add little milk and beat well and temper with above given under temper list and add curd soak all the vadas  and transfer to serving plate and garnishing with cashew peanuts carrot.

Jaleela’s tips:This thayir (curd) vada for kids so will grind all together with urad dal, if it is for adult just chop and add .
Adding olive oil without sticking batter will grind very smoothly.
 It is very good for summer and also suitable recipe for Ramdan iftar comfort filling food for kids

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Tag:festival recipes, Traditional food

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Colorful Mini Pizza Dosa With Black Olives


Olives or “Zaitoon” is a Quranic food, so let’s get creative about using it and cooking with it in some or the other way. 

I am linking this recipe to Rafeda's Bigsweettooth, monthly event Muslim food blogger Event.

Kids love to eat pizza we can prepare variety of pizza like bread pizza, Stove top tawa chappathi pizza, dosa batter pizza,cauliflower pizza.

Mini Pizza Dosa


 Idly dosai batter - 1 cup
black olive – as required
chopped capsicum -  3 tbpsn
mozeralla cheese - 3 soup spoon full
grated carrot -  half cup
ketchup - as required

Heat a  mini  pancake tawa  pour the dosa batter little bit thick.
sprinkle little butter spread/arrange the ,carrot, mozeralla cheese,   black olives, capsicum cook for one minute.
after a mintute Spread the ketchup
close with lid and allow to cook 2 mintutes.

Yummy colourful mini pizza dosa/pancake is ready to serve your kids