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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Jun 082014

This is a variety of stew prepared using potato and fenugreek leaves.

 Aloo Methi Stew (3)

Ingredients

  1. Potato(cut into cubes) –2
  2. Spring onion(cut into 1’pieces) – 4tbsp
  3. Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  4. Red chilly powder – 1tsp
  5. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  6. Garam masala powder – 1tsp
  7. Methi leaves/Fenugreek leaves – 1/2 cup
  8. Coconut Milk(thick) – 1 cup
  9. Oil
  10. salt

 

Aloo Methi Stew (5)

 

Preparation

  1. Boil potato and keep aside.Heat oil in a pan.Add chopped spring onion to it and saute well.
  2. Add turmeric powder,chilly powder,coriander powder,garam masala and salt.
  3. Once the raw smell goes,add fenugreek leaves to it and mix well.
  4. once it is done,add boiled potato cubes to it.Mix well
  5. Add thick coconut milk to it.if you want,you can add little water to it.
  6. let it cook for 2 minutes and remove from fire.
  7. serve with roti.
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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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