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Rava Iddlies With Methi Leaves

Rava Iddlies With Methi Leaves

Serving Size: 28 pieces

2 cup rava
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1tbsp ural dah
1tbsp peppercorns
1 tbsp channa dal
3 green chilies, finely chopped
big pinch soda (optional)
1 cup finely chopped methi leaves
1 cup well beaten thick curd with little salt and hing powder
2tbsp ghee

Preparation Methods:
Presure cook the methi leaves for 2 whitsle and squesse out the water completly-set aside.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 chillie and the methi leaves.Immediately add rava and on low to medium heat stir fry the rava for about minutes.Let the mixture cool off. Take a bowl - curd, water and salt and mix well.Finally mix in the rava mixture and more water if you find the batter too thick. Leave the mixture for a least 1-2 hours.
Grease idli plates.Pour the batter.Steam the rava idlis and let it stand for few seconds before …

Spicy Soy Mutton Masala

Preparing mutton is not a usual task in my kitchen. My kids are not that fond of having mutton. Chicken is the all time favorite but I just love eating them. Whenever I get the chance I would get some fresh goat meat from the Indian Store.Actually this is a Malaysian dish with has all of-coconut add but I have omit them and adjust it to my own taste.

Spicy Soy Mutton Masala

Serving Size:5

1 mutton shoulder piece chopped
2tbsp ginger garlic paste
1tbsp soy sauce
1tsp hot sauce
salt to taste
1tsp chilly powder

Heat some oil in pressure cook add the ginger garlic paste-saute till done. Add the mutton with remaining ingredients. Toss the well. There's not need to add water as it will with the fats in the mutton itself. Presser cook to about 5 whistle. Remove from flame-allow the pressure to be released and set aside.

1 large onions roughly chopped
1 tomato roughly chopped
1 small cinnamon stick
5 cloves
5 green cardamom pods
2 dry chillies
1 bay leave
1tsp mustard seed
1/2tsp cumin seeds