Monday, 26 October 2009

Challa chakralu\ Curd Muruku

Challa means curd.This muruku preparation is very easy.

Post preparation : Home made curd is good for this muruku.Keep curd out side(not in refrigerator) for one day.

  • Curd : 1 cup
  • Rice flour : 1 cup or more
  • Salt : as per taste
  • Red chili powder : as per taste
  • Oil : for deep fry


  • In mixing bowl, take curd and make it smooth paste without any lumps with hand.Now add rice flour,salt,red Chile powder and mix till a firm batter is formed.If required add little water.Keep it covered.
  • In kadai, take oil for deep fry.In muruku press, take a small ball of batter.
  • Once oil is hot, press muruku in oil slowly.Fry them on medium heat.
  • Once muruku turn to dark golden color, take muruku onto a hand tissue to absorb oil.
  • Repeat same procedure with remaining batter.

Once they become cool, store them in air tight container.Can be stored for 10-15 days.

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Potato Fry


  • Potato : 2 nos
  • Onion : 1 small
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Cumin seeds
  • Red Chili powder
  • Poha\Atukulu : 1 fist full(optional)


  • Peel and cut potato, and place the pieces in water.Chop onion and keep aside.In a deep kadai, take oil for deep fry.
  • Once oil is hot, put potato pieces and fry them.
  • Once pieces are half cooked, add onion.Fry them till onions are cooked.
  • I prefer potato pieces to be soft than crisp.Remove the pieces from oil and put them on a tissue to absorb oil.
  • Take them to a bowl, add salt,red Chilli powder,cumin seeds.

Serve potato fry with rice, dal or sambar.

Variation: Add poha in oil.Fry them and add them to potato pieces.The combination of soft potato and crisp poha taste is very good.

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Carrot,Beans Poriyal

  • Carrot: 1/2 cup(chopped)
  • Beans : 1/2 cup(chopped)
  • Green Peas: 1 fist full
  • Channa Dal : 4tb sp(optional)
  • Coconut powder : 5tb sp
  • Turmeric
  • Green chilies : 3 big
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • All ingredients of Tadaka or talimpu


  • Take a vessel.Add oil.Prepare tadaka or talimpu.Once it is done add carrot,beans chopped pieces,Channa Dal.Add green chilies as well.
  • Once carrot is 3/4th cooked, add peas,salt,coconut powder and cook well.
  • Once it is done, take that to serving bowl.

Serve with hot rice or chapati.

Saturday, 10 October 2009

Ravva Laddu\Suji rava laddu


  • Suji rava : 1 cup
  • Grated Coconut : 1/4th cup
  • Sugar : 1/2 cup
  • Ilachi powder : 1/2 t sp
  • Kaaju : 10
  • Milk(optional)
  • Ghee


  • In a thick bottom vessel, add 3 tb sp ghee.Fry kaaju, and keep aside.
  • In same vessel, add suji rava and fry till rawness is gone.Take rava into a bowl.
  • Now add coconut powder,fry for some time.Once it is done, add fried rava,sugar, ilachi powder, kaaju and mix well.
  • Add few drops of milk to the mixture to form laddu.
  • Take some mixture and give a shape of laddu.

Can be stored for 3-4 days.If milk is not added, you can store it for 10 days.

Note: You can adjust sugar, coconut powder according to your taste.

Monday, 5 October 2009

Raw Banana Curry(Sweet and sour)

  • Raw Banana : 2
  • Tamarind Juice : 4Tb sp
  • Jaggery : 3 Tb sp
  • Red chili powder
  • Salt

For Seasoning:

  • Mustard seeds
  • Oil
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Urad Dal : 1 t sp
  • Turmeric
  • Curry leaves


  • Peel Banana, cut into small cubes.Put them in salted water.
  • Now take a kadai, add 1 cup water,turmeric,cubed banana peices.Do not cook fully.
  • Drain the water.In another vessel, add oil and do seasoning.
  • Now add cooked banana peices, tamarind pulp,jaggery,salt,red chili powder.
  • Cook till tamarind rawness is gone.

Serve with rice.

Sunday, 4 October 2009

Batani\Vatana Curry

  • Batani\Vatana(dry) : 1/2 cup
  • Tomato : 1 big
  • Onion : 1 big
  • Potato : 1 small
  • Turmeric
  • Salt
  • Red Chili powder
  • Mustard seeds : 1t sp
  • Cumin seeds : 1t sp
  • Coriander leaves : 3 strings
  • Oil : 3 tb sp


  • Soak vatana for 5 hrs.Pressure cook for 2 vigils, 2 min.Chop onion,potato,tomato finely.
  • In a vessel, add oil.When it is hot mustard seeds,cumin seeds.Now add onions,turmeric.Fry them till they become transparent.
  • Add tomato and let it cook for some time.Now add potato pieces, and half cup water.Cover the lid and cook till a thick gravy is formed.
  • Now add vatana,salt ,red chili powder.Cook for 5 min.Add coriander leaves.
  • Take off from the heat and take into serving bowl.

Serve with chapati or poori.With raw onion slices,lemon peice.