Jun 232016

This is a different style of preparing podimas using Fish. I usually make potato podimas for chappathi. when I was searching for some fish recipes the other day, I found this interesting recipe in vanitha pachakam magazine and I wanted to give it a try.This yummy dish goes well with rice.

 

Fish Podimas (3)

Ingredients

  1. Fish(Boneless tilapia fillets,cut into small cubes) – 1/2 kg
  2. Onion(finely chopped) – 1
  3. Shallots(finely chopped) – 1/2 cup
  4. Tomato(cut into small pieces) –1
  5. Green Chilly(chop into small pieces) – 2
  6. Dry red chilly -1
  7. Garam masala powder –1/2 tsp
  8. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  9. kashmiri red Chilly Powder – 2 tsp
  10. Ginger(Finely chopped) –1 tsp
  11. Garlic(finely chopped) –1 tsp
  12. Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp
  13. urad dal(uzhunnu parippu) –1/2 tsp
  14. Cury leaves – 1 sprig
  15. Lime juice – 1 tbsp
  16. Coconut Oil – 4 tbsp
  17. Salt

Fish Podimas (1)

Preparation

  1. Clean and cut fish fillet into small cubes.Marinate fish pieces with 1 tsp red chilly powder,turmeric powder and salt .Keep aside for 1 hour.
  2. Heat a Manchatti  and add marinated fish pieces and 1 tbsp of water to it.cover and cook on low flame till done.
  3. Heat 3 tbsp oil in a pan. splutter mustard seeds.once it is done add urad dal,curry leaves and saute.once the dal changes it s color to light brown,add chopped ginger,garlic and saute well.
  4. Add green chilly,dry red chilly to it and mix well.
  5. Add chopped onions,shallots and saute well till onion turns golden brown.add tomato pieces,garam masala powder, 1 tbsp red chilly powder,1 tbsp oil and mix well.
  6. once it is fried well, add cooked fish pieces to it and mix gently to get fully coated with masala.while stirring,take care not to crush the fish pieces.
  7. cover and cook for 1 minute.Remove from fire.Finally add lemon juice on top of the masala.
  8. Fish podimas is ready to serve with rice.
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Oct 222014

This tea time snack is easy to make with less ingredients.It is prepared using coconut and rice flour and deep fried in oil.

Thenga vada (3)

Ingredients

  1. Rice flour (fine powder) – 3 cups
  2. Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
  3. sesame seeds/Ellu –1/2 tsp
  4. cumin seeds/jeerakam – 1/2 tsp
  5. Butter –4 tbsp
  6. Turmeric powder – 1 pinch
  7. salt
  8. oil

Thenga vada (4)

 

 

 

 

 

Thenga vada (1)

 

Preparation

  1. Boil water and add rice flour into it and make a smooth dough like idyappam dough.
  2. Add ingredients 2 to 7 listed above and mix well using hand.
  3. Make medium balls out of the mix and flatten it between the palms to make vada shape.
  4. Heat oil in  a kadai and fry the vadas till golden brown.
  5. Serve as a tea time snack.
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May 072014

Nan khatai is a popular Indian cookie prepared using flour,sugar and ghee.Here I made these cookies using wheat flour.These healthy cookies are eggless,easy to make. kids will definitely love this tea time snack.This recipe is adapted from Vanitha Cookbook.

wheat Nan Khatai (1)

Ingredients

  1. Wheat Flour – 1 1/4 cup
  2. Semolina/Rava – 1/2 cup
  3. Baking Powder – 1 pinch
  4. Cardamom powder/Elakka – 1/4 tsp
  5. Ghee – 1/2 cup
  6. Sugar(powdered) – 1/2 cup

wheat Nan Khatai (2)

wheat Nan Khatai (3)

 

Preparation

  1. Preheat Oven to 150 degree c.
  2. In a bowl, mix wheat flour,rava,baking powder and cardamom powder.Sift the flour mix before adding it.
  3. In another bowl,mix well sugar and ghee till fluffy.Add the wheat flour mix to it and knead well to make a soft dough.
  4. Make small balls out of it.Press slightly each balls using your palms.
  5. Grease a baking tray and place the cookies.Bake for about 20-25 minutes till golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven and let it cool.

This goes to Bake Fest hosted by Rafeeda and Vardhini.

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