Thursday, November 9

Rava idli

Rava idli

Y`day i was searching all blogs for my dinner dish which can be made in a very less time and i found Rava idli on veggiedelight.I saw the picture of tht rava was Tempting & mouthwatering...and i decided to make them and tried and am Successful...HOORAY!!!!!! i recieved loads of compliments from my husband...
Special thnx to Jayasree of veggie delight .For the original recipe chk out jayasree blog :

Anywayz here is the recipe:

Sooji (Rava) - 2 Cups
Oil/Ghee - 5 Tbs
Green Chillies - 5/6
Thick Curd/Yogurt - 2
CupsOnion - 1 (Cut into small pieces)
Baking Soda - 1/2 Spn
Coriander leaves
Curry leaves

To Season:
Mustard - 1/4 T.Spn
Urad Dal - 1/2 T.Spn
Bengal Gram - 1 T.Spn
Broken Cashew nuts - 10/12

1. Fry the sooji for 2 minutes and mix with curd without forming any lumps
2. Heat oil and add the seasonings.
3. When the mustard splutters, add onion and fry for 2-3 minutes
4. Add this to the rava batter along with salt, baking soda and finely chopped green chillies. Also add the corriander leaves. Mix well.
5. Grease the idli plates with oil and spread the grated carrot and/or cocunut on the plate.
6. Pour the batter over this and steam cook for about 7-10 minutesServe hot with a side dish of your choice.

My choice of side dish Chickpea powder chutney/dhalia powder (putnala pappu chutney)

1 cup chickpea powder
1 tsp chilli powder
coconut milk or water as required
For seasoning
mustard,chana dal, urad dal - 1tsp
red chillies,green chillies

Mix all the above and the chutney should be with enough consistency

Note: i tried making dosa with the above batter and it came out well..u can also give a try...

Rava idli,rava attu with putnala pappu chutney

Monday, November 6

Refreshing Strawberry Shake

Simple strawberry shake
All u need is
6-7 starwbwerries
1 cup milk
2 spoons sugar
2-3 drops of vanilla essence
Grind all the above......Tht`s all.......add an ice cube and serve chilled.. can be enjoyed with pasta.

colorful dinner pasta with paneer tottillas

Pasta with paneer tortillas

paneer sabzi u need 1 cup paneer ,1/2 cup onion,1/4 cup tomatoes,1 tbsp butter,1 tsp chilli pwdr,1 pinch turmeric,1 tsp coriander pwdr,1 pinch sugar and salt as required.Heat butter ,add onion and saute for few seconds and add tomatoes and fry,add the dry pwdrs and fry till it turns golden color.Now add paneer and fry for 2 minutes till it becomes thick gravy.

For paneer totillas u need Flour tortillas -2,paneer sabzi - 1cup

put the sabzi on the tortilla and just roll .Paneer tortillas are ready!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Now we will make pasta...

Boil 2 cups pasta and keep aside.Heat butter add frozen veggies(corn,carrot,green peas) and fry for a minute.Now add pasta sauce,chilli sauce and tomato ketchup .mix properly and add pasta ,cover the lid and cook for a minute and switch off the stove....Pasta is ready!!!!!