Thursday, 28 July 2011

Semya Kesari


  • Bambino Semya : 2cups

  • Water : 3cups

  • Sugar :1 1/2 cup

  • Cardamom : 2

  • Cashew nuts : 10

  • Raisins: 15

  • Ghee : 4-6 tb sp


  • In a Pan, add 2 tbsp ghee .Add cashews and raisins and let if fry.Once it is done, take them from pan add semya.Fry till it changes color to light brown.

  • Now in same vessel add 3 cups of water and bring it boil.Now add fried semya,ilachi powder .Cover it and let it cook.

  • Once it is cooked completely add sugar and mix well.Add remaining ghee, saffron strings and mix.Leave it for 3-5 min and take off from the heat.

  • Add fried raisins,cashews and serve.

Note: Donot add sugar in boiling water, as it will take long time to cook semya.

Friday, 8 July 2011

Tindora\Dondakaya Curry


  • Tindora\dondakaya : 2 lbs

  • Onion : 1

  • Ginger : a medium piece

  • Fresh\frozen coconut powder : 2 Tbs

  • Green Chilies : 5

  • Salt

  • All ingredients of Tadaka\popu


  • In a kadai add oil . Do the tempering. Now add chopped onion let it fry for 2-3 min.

  • Add chopped tindora, and little water.Let it cook.In the mean time grind ginger, green chilies, enough salt,coconut powder to a smooth paste.

  • Once tindora is perfectly cooked add ginger and green chili paste and give a toss.Let it cook for few mins.

Serve with rice and a drop of ghee.Rice mixed with plain dal and the curry tastes awesome.

Give a try :)

Note: You can pressure cook tindora pieces separately and add popu.