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Jun 14, 2018

510:Green Moong Sprouts Dosa Without Rice/Sprouted Green Moong Bean Dosa Without Rice




The sprouted moong, which is a concentrated source of vitamins, proteins, minerals and active enzymes, gives a healthy punch to this dosa. It is filling, vegan and gluten free. You can make these Dosas even more nutritious by adding paneer, greens and seasonal vegetables like carrots, beetroots and roll it like a wrap. No fermentation needed. 🙂

Ingredients:
Sprouted Green Moong Dhal     3 Cups
Grated Ginger                         2 Tablespoon
Green Chillies                          4 Nos.
Cumin seeds                          ½ Teaspoon
Chopped Spinach                    ¼ cup
Chopped Mint leaves               1 Tablespoon
Chopped coriander leaves        1 Tablespoon
Asafetida Powder                    ½ Teaspoon
Salt                                       To Taste
Vegetables oil   for Dosa         As required

Method:
How to Sprout Moong bean?
  • Wash and soak the bean overnight. Morning drain them completely.
  • Tie them in a muslin cloth.  Keep it in the bowl and close it with the lid, and keep it in a warm, dark place.
  •  Leave the Moong Beans for 2 days checking on them occasionally. If the cloth seems to have dried up, lightly sprinkle water on it to re-moisten it.
  • Prepare the Moong beans for eating by placing them in a covered container in the refrigerator until you are ready to use them.

For Batter:
  • Grind  all above ingredients together, grind it slightly coarsely. Now Batter is Ready.
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For Making Dosa:
  • Heat the griddle and pour 2 ladle of batter and spread in a circular motion.
  • Drizzle a teaspoon of oil on the edges of the Dosa and cook both sides till the bottom of the Dosa is golden brown.






Jun 1, 2018

509:Thayir Vada/ Curd Vada/ Dahi Vada





A recipe for dahi vada (as kshiravata) is mentioned in Manasollasa, a 12th-century Sanskrit encyclopedia compiled by Someshwara III, who ruled from present-day Karnataka.[4]S( Source https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dahi_vada)
Thayir Vadai are vadais soaked in thayir/curd/yogurt and spiced differently in different regions. The typical Tamil style is made by soaking the vadais in coconut and curd mixture and gently seasoned with mustard, curry leaves and red chillies.  Thayir vadai, everybody’s favorite at home!
Madappalli gives you a simple and tasty Thayir Vadai Recipe. For more recipes, visit our website https://sadhanakitchen.blogspot.com/

Preparation Time             15 Minutes.  
Soaking  Time                  1 Hour
Cooking Time                   20 Minutes
Cuisine                              South  Indian
Recipe Category             Snacks
Serves                                4 nos.

Ingredients:

Urdh Dal                          1 Cup
Raw Rice                          1 Tablespoon
Green Chilies                   1 no. (Chopped)
Grated Ginger                  1 Tablespoon
Asafetida powder              ½ Teaspoon
Salt                                  To Taste

For Curd Vada

Grated Coconut                  2 Tablespoon
Green Chillies                     3 no.
Thick Curd/ Plain Yogurt      2 Cups
Roasted cumin seed            1/8 Teaspoon.
Finely Chopped Cilantro       2 Tablespoon
Red Chilli Powder                 small pinch
Salt                                    To Taste
Sugar                                 1/8 Teaspoon
For Tadka
Oil                                      1/2 Teaspoon
Mustard Seed                       ½ Teaspoon

Method

For Making Vadas
  •                               
  • Soak a cup of full Urad daal along with a spoon of rice for an hour. Then wash and drain it well.

  • Grind the green chillies, ginger, salt, asafetida with the curry leaves. You need to add a little water to grind it. Add the soaked urad dal and grind till it becomes fluffy.
  • Heat Oil on medium heat. Wet you palm and scoop up a small portion of batter in your hand,
  • Gently drop the batter into the hot oil. Allow vadai to get medium golden brown on one side before flipping over to the other side. 
  •  Allow other side to get medium golden brown and remove onto a paper towel to absorb excess oil. 
  •  Repeat process for all the batter to make vadai.



Thayir Vadai Preparation:

  • Once the vadais are made Soak them into a bowl of hot water  for about 10 seconds on each side. Take them out and squeeze out the excess water.
  • Grind coconut and chillies with a tablespoon of yogurt and add roasted cumin powder and mix well. Mix this mixture with the rest of the yogurt and add salt.
  • •Take a seasoning pan, add oil, mustard seeds, and curry leaves. When mustard seeds start spluttering
  • Switch off the stove. Pout this Tadka into curd Mixture. Mix it well.r
  • Divide this mixture in 2 parts. Cover and refrigerate one half. The other half, dilute with 1/2 cup of water.
  • Arrange three or four sets of Vadai in a flat bottom dish. Add diluted yogurt mixture in it. Mix well and Leave it for at least 4 hours
  • This will help it absorb all the water in the yogurt and leave a film of creamy yogurt on top. 
  • Before serving, pour the remaining yogurt mixture on top ensuring it flows on the sides of the vadais too.
  • Garnish with some chopped coriander leaves, , roasted cumin powder and chili powder .






Note:
  • You can add Grated carrots, Crunchy Boondi also makes an excellent garnish and makes the dish even more colorful.
  • You can  use Paniyaram pan to make the vadais . Its more healthy than normal vadais.



May 1, 2018

508: Javvarisi Vadam / Sago Vathal




Javvarisi Vadam. is the easiest Vadam.   Because It doesn’t require vadam nazhai / Hand Machine and easy to stirring also. . We don’t need any special tool to make the sago vadam, just the heavy bottom vessel, ladle and a spoon is enough to make this.

Soaking Time:          12 hours
Cooking Time            20 Minutes
Recipe Category:      Vadam Recipes
Recipe Cuisine   :      Indian

Ingredients:

White Javvarisi/ White Sago                3 cups
Water                                                6-7 cups
Salt                                                   1 Tablespoon
Lemon   Juice                                     1 Tablespoon
Green Chilies                                      5- 6 nos
Rice powder                                        1 Teaspoon
Hing Powder                                       ¼ teaspoon


Method:

  • Wash and soak the Javvarisi/Sago overnight. The next morning sago would have soaked well. Drain and set aside.
  • Grind green chilies, Hing powder, Rice powder and Salt ,adding required water. Set aside.

  • Heat a thick bottom vessel in high flame and pour the 7 cups of water.
  • Add the drained soaked Javvarisi to the water. Let it boil well. Stir continuously till done.

  • Once the pearls look little transparent, add the ground chili paste and mix well.
  • Let it cool down well for about 30 minutes. Sago mixture will get more thickness when it is cooled down. Squeeze the lime and mix well. Check for salt and add if required.
  • Spread the plastic sheet or Cloth in the sun.
  • Take the spoon or sago mixture spread it slightly. The thickness should not be too thin.





  • Let it dry in a sun for the whole day and in the evening, flip the sides and bring it inside home and spread it in the paper without much overlapping.
  •   Next day again keep it in the sun and let it dry completely without any moisture.
  • The third day place it on the tray , dry it completely .
  • Store it in big containers in dry place.







  •  Deep fry and serve when required. Enjoy!!!






Note:

  • Check the weather forecast a day before itself. Make sure you do this on a sunny day. The drying time may differ, according to the outside temperature.
  • Use milk white Javvarisi for this vadam.
  • Add rice flour while cooking the Javvarisi, the vadam will not stick on the cloth, and it will come out easily.
  •    You can add color to these and make color vadam. Adding colors are optional. If you add colors, kids would love them and take them as snacks also.



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