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Veggie Iddlies

Veggie Iddlies

Serving Size: 28 pieces

1 cup white rava
1 cup wheat rava
1 cup mixed vegetable
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1tbsp ural dah
1tbsp peppercorns
1 tbsp channa dal
3 green chilies, finely chopped
few sprig of curry leaves sliced thinly as possible
big pinch soda (optional)
freshly chopped mint and coriander leaves
2 tbsp grated fresh coconut
1 cup well beaten thick curd with little salt and hing powder
2tbsp ghee
handful roasted cashew nuts

Preparation Methods:
Heat ghee, add the mustard seeds and once they splutter, add the ural dah,peppercorn,cumin seeds,chana dal and saute till the dal turns golden brown. Add the green chillies and curry leaves .Immediately add rava and on low to medium heat stir fry the rava for about minutes.Let the mixture cool off.In another pan add 1tsp oil and once heated saute the mixture vegetables for a couple of minutes. Take a bowl -add the mixed vegetables,mint, coriander leaves, grated coconut, curd, water and salt and mix well.Finall…

Chicken Masala With Mint

Chicken Masala With Mint

Serving Size: 5

6 green chillies
2tsp fennel seeds
2tbsp ginger garlic paste
1 mint leaves
1tsp peppercorns

Saute the above mentions ingredients with 1tbsp ghee -once cooled grind into a fine paste and keep aside.

1 cup chopped chicken breast
1 cup finely slice shallots
2 tomatoes chopped finely
1tsp chillie powder
1tsp turmeric powder
3 cardamon pods
a small cinnamon stick
few cloves
1/2tsp mustard seeds
1/2tsp cumin seeds
1 red bell pepper diced

Preparation Methods:

In a heavy bottom skillet heat oil and ghee- then add cloves, mustard seeds,cumin seeds,cardamoms and cinnamon.Saute them till the aroma of the spice are released. Then add the slice shallot and fry them till it turns brown followed by the chopped tomatoes. Saute them till they blend in with the onions.Add in all the remaining spice powder and salt followed by the grind paste. Once the oil starts to separate add the chopped chicken and saute till they blend in with the spice mixture. Then add the diced r…