Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Oats and lentils Ponganalu(paniyaram)

I was searching for some kara recipes with oats and finally landed at Rak' Oats paniyaram recipe...Tried this recipe few days ago and it was tasting yummy.... Here is the detailed recipe


  • Oats :  3/4 th cup
  • Toor Dal: 1/4th cup
  • Channa Dal: 1/4th cup
  • Urad Dal: 1tb sp
  • Moong Dal: 1tb sp
  • Red chilies: 4-6
  • Ginger: 1 inch pc
  • Cumin seeds:  1tsp
  • Coriander leaves: few
  • Curry leaves: 1 string
  • Onion:1 big
  • Salt: as needed

  • Soak all dals together for 3-4 hrs.Take cumin,oats, chilies,ginger, salt make into fine powder.Now add dal and little water and make into a coarse paste.
  • Take  batter into a bowl, add chopped onion,curry and coriander leaves  and mix well.Add water to reach ponganalu batter consistency.
  • Heat ponganalu pan.Grease with oil... slowly fill in the holes with batter.
  • Cover the lid and cook till done and  flip them and cook till it is cooked completely.
Serve hot with any chutney.

I am sending this to Tired & Tasted Event hosted at Tried and tasted-rakskitchen

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Parwal fry

  • Parwal: 1 lb
  • Green chilies: 5(adjust as per your taste)
  • Salt: as needed
  • Ghee: 2 tb spn
  • Wash parwal.Trim edges and cut into 2 pieces vertically.
  • Pressure cook parwal pieces, chopped chilies and enough salt and little water for 2 vigils.
  • Once pressure goes off strain water from the pieces.In a pan add ghee and fry parwal till done.
Serve with dal or sambar and rice.

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Wheat rava payasam

Happy New Year 2013...
Let me welcome this year with a easy and quick sweet

Recipe source: friend

  • Wheat rava coarse : 1 cup
  • Sugar: 1 1/2 cup
  • Milk : as needed
  • Elachi powder: 1/4th tsp
  • Ghee: 1 tb sp

  • In a pan add ghee and fry rava till it leaves nice aroma.Take rava into bowl.
  • Add 3 cups water and let it boil.Add rava and cook till it is done.Now add enough milk and let it cook for few minutes.
  • Now add sugar and ilach powder and let it cook till you get the right consistency.
Note: You can add fried cashews also. Adjust milk as per your requirement

I am sending this to Srivalli's kid's Delightkid' Delight- Desserts event