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Sunday, February 24, 2013

How to make Ragi Dosa / Instant Ragi Dosa Recipe / How to make Red Chutney ( Kara Chutney )

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Ragi  Dosa  is a traditional and mouth-wateing recipe of South India, that tingles our taste buds. This dosa serve as a healthy breakfast or snack menu..!
This nutritious recipe is very easy to prepare at home & is easy to digest as well.  We know Ragi is rich in calcium, fiber, protein, iron and other minerals. It is a low fat cereal and most of the fats are in the unsaturated form.
Here is the healthy version of  Ragi  Dosa  recipe  that doesn’t compromise on taste..:)
·      Ragi flour / Finger millet flour   - 1 cup
·      Wheat flour                              - ½ cup
·      Chopped onion                        - ½ cup
·      green chilly                              - 1
·      curry leaves                             - 7 to 8
·      cumin                                      - 1 tsp
·      butter milk or water                   - as needed
·      coriander leaves
·      salt to taste
1.   In a mixing bowl, take ragi flour, wheat flour, chopped onions, green chilly , curry leaves,  coriander leaves, cumin and salt.
2.   Mix well and add enough water or butter milk to form a batter of thin pouring consistency.
3.   Heat a dosa pan ( preferably non-stick pan)
4.   Grease it lightly with oil.
5.   When hot, pour a ladleful of the batter, spread using a circular motion to make a thin dosa.
6.   Drizzle oil along the edges while cooking.
7.   Flip it over and cook on other side in medium flame.
8.   When crispy, fold over and serve hot.
9.   Repeat with the remaining batter to make more dosas.
10.Healthy & tasty  Ragi  Dosa  ready.
11.It makes an excellent combo with tangy, hot red chutney, green chutney , coconut  chutney  or milagai podi.
Lets see how to prepare the very tasty Kara Chutney or Red Chutney, that your family will love..:)
·      Red chilly                    - 4 or 5
·      Tamarind                     - a small ball
·      Oil                              - 1 tsp
·      Mustard                       - ¼ tsp
·      Cumin                         - ¼ tsp
·      Urad dal                      - ½ tsp
·      Curry leaves                - a few
·      Onion chopped           - 1 ½ tbsp
·      Salt to taste
1.   In a blender, take red chillies, tamarind and salt.
2.   Add little water and grind to smooth paste.
3.   Transfer to serving bowl.
4.   Heat oil in a small fry pan.
5.   Temper with mustard, cumin, urad dal, curry leaves.
6.   Add finely chopped onion to it and fry till transculent.
7.   Add this to the freshly ground red chutney.
8.   Mix well.
9.   Hot and tangy Red Chutney is ready.
10.  Enjoy with crispy Ragi Dosas, Rava dosa, Wheat dosa or with any other Dosa Varieties.
Similar Recipes:

·         Ragi Fritters / Ragi Pakora
·         Ragi Koozh / Porridge
·         Adai Dosa
·         Masala Dosa
·         Rava Dosa & Godhumai Dosa

Thursday, February 21, 2013

How to make Yam Fry / Senai Kizhangu Roast / Elephant Yam Fry / step by step recipe:

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Senai Kizhangu Roast

Elephant  Yam  Fry  or  Senai  Kizhangu  Varuval  is one of my absolute favorite dish. My mom makes this Yam fry quite regularly with a combo of hot onion  sambar  rice.  It tastes so divine and irresistible..;)

Check out this easy to prepare and tasty vegetable fry recipe..:)


·      Eleplant Yam / Senai Kizhangu             - ½
·      Turmeric pwd                                       - ¼ tsp
·      Red chilly pwd                                     - 1 tsp
·      Pepper pwd                                         - ¼ tsp
·      Tamarind                                             - 1 ½ tbsp thick extract
·      Saunf pwd                                           - ¼ tsp
·      Sambar pwd                                        - ½ tsp
·      Salt to taste
·      Oil to fry


1.   Peel off the skin of the yam and wash thoroughly.
2.   Slice it into thick pieces of desired shape.

3.   Cook till it is three-fourth done.

4.   Drain the water.
5.   Spread the boiled yam in a plate and let it rest for some 10 minutes.
6.   Make a paste of turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, perpper pwd, tamarind thick extract, saunf pwd, sambar pwd and salt.
7.   Dip the yam pieces in the spice paste and coat it well.

8.   Heat a non-stick pan, drizzle over some oil.

9.   Place the yam and cook in medium flame until golden brown spots appear.

10.Flip  and cook similarly.

11.Delicious Yam Fry ready.
12.It makes an irresistible combo with  sambar, rasamcurd  rice  or  with  any  variety rice.

Similar Recipes:

·         Baby Potato Fry

·         Pepper Plantain Fry

·         Spicy Aloo Roast

·         Bitter gourdFry

·         Spicy Okra Fry

·         Drumstick Brinjal Fry & Avarakkai Fry