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ANDHRA STYLE GHEE PESARATTU 

dosaAndhra style Ghee Pesarattu with Allam Chutney ….A delicious andhra style breakfast which can be made in jiffy if green gram is soaked in advance…..No fermentation required to make dosa….

A very healthy Dosa ,perfect for morning breakfast….😊

Enjoy making and eating…..

#easy #instant #delicious #greengram #healthy #andhracusine #pesarattu #allamchutney #cookwithashu 
Recipe 
•1 1/4 cup green gram/ moong

•2 tbsp raw rice

•3/4 tsp cumin

•2 green chilles

•1/2 “ginger

•Few strings fresh coriander leaves

•Salt 

•1 medium Onion + 2 tblsp coriander leaves chopped finely

•Chilly powder to sprinkle

•Ghee + oil to drizzle
METHOD
▪Soak  rice and green gram for 6 hrs or over ngt

▪Next day drain water and grind with green chilles,few strings coriander leaves,ginger and jeera to slitly coarse paste using water add salt mix and rest 30 min or can use immediately but I rest batter for sometime…

▪the batter must be this consistency 

▪Heat dosa griddle well ,sprinkle water for even heat pour a ladde full of batter and spread as thin as u can(do this in low heat) ,sprinkle onion mixture, chilly powder and drizzle Ghee at sides and on top ,press lightly on top using spatula so that onion mixture sticks well cook on medium heat till crisp and bottom turns golden… 
▪usually this dosa is cooked one side

▪Remove to a serving plate and enjoy with coconut chutney or allam chutney… 

Tip

*Can use sprouted green gram also for more benefits

*Can use Ghee or oil to drizzle

*You can even toss onions in oil and sprinkle if you don’t like raw..

*raw rice can be avoided or can be increased to 1/2 cup

 
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Posted by on May 13, 2017 in dosa, DOSAS, Uncategorized

 

CASHEW CHICKEN FRY…

Here is an lovely chicken fry recipe for all chicken lovers for those who love chicken in spicy,chatpata village style:)….. This can be made in jiffy very delicious in taste ,i can say lip smacking recipe…..

My family loves chicken in any form ,so i keepon trying new recipes ,so that we all can enjoy it….

I prefer chicken only if its done in Desi style, i even don’t prefer deepfried chicken but love the indian version of it like chilliy,urval ,manchuris,pepper dry…

This ultimate mouthwatering recipe was shared by my friend ,which i loved very much (just my type recipe,spicy ,indianised,perfect to go with dal rice😋)  i have changed the recipe according to my family taste ☺…

Lets have a look to the recipe

INGREDIENTS

•1 large onion ground to paste

•few curry leaves

•1 tsp ginger garrlic paste

•few finely chopped corianderleaves

•2 tblsp refined oil

•few cashewnuts

•1 tsp ghee

FOR MARINATING CHICKEN

•700 gms chicken on bone

•5-6 slit greenchilles or more as per likings

•1 tsp Gingergarlic paste 

•1 tsp ghee

•2 tsp chilly powder

•1 tsp turmeric 

•1 tsp garam masala

•salt as required 

•1/2;lime juice

FOR MAKING A FRESH POWDER(make coarse powder)

•2 tsp coriander seeds

•1/4 tsp fennel seeds

•10-12 cashewnuts

•1″ cinnamon 

•6 cloves

•3 cardamom

•8 corns pepper 

METHOD

▪Step 1

First Marinate chicken with the ingredients mentioned above for marination for 30 minutes 

▪Step 2

Make a pwder using all ingredients above i.e using coriander seeds , feenel ,black pepper,cardamom ,cashews ,cloves and cinnamon ….

▪Step 3

Heat pan add oil , add curry leaves , coriander leaves,saute awhile and add onion and gingergarlic paste and saute till raw smell goesoff..

▪Step 4

Now add marinate chicken and fry for 2 minutes, add 1/4 cup water ,close lid and cook till chicken is cooked..

▪Step 5

When chicken is cooked add the coarse powder , give a good mix and cook for 5 more minutes..

▪Step 6

While serving give a tempering of ghee , cashews and curry leaves (fry cashews till golden to enjoy that crisp taste)

NOTE

*Add salt, chillies ,chilly powder as per individual taste 

*can use coriander leaves for garnishing too

*Can reduce oil as we use ghee in marination also

*Vegetarians can try with potatoes,mushrooms, soyachunks and gobi… (but reduce the spices)


 

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MUSKMELON JUICE

Muskmelon Juice /beverage  is my alltime favourite Drink among all fresh fruit drinks,❤…Its a refreshing and filling drink…

   Now you can find these wonderful muskmelon fruit every where abundantly for a reasonable price so enjoy making this fresh at home and relish ….

  You can even make milkshake out of it all you have to do is add 1/2 cup thick chilled milk instead of water …

You can even make a dessert out of it using coconut milk jaggery known as Harshale in konkani language(recipe already in my blog please check it)….

Recipe is very easy and quick

•few ice cubes

•1 muskmelon chopped into small chunks (wash and peel skin and remove seeds)

•1 1/2 tsp sugar if required(if fruit is not sweet add more)

•little chilled water(optional)

Blend altogether in a juicer or mixer, and your juce is absolutely ready to enjoy chilled!….

 
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Posted by on February 19, 2017 in DRINKS, Uncategorized

 

SQUID GHEE ROAST

Ghee Roast is a popular manglorian Delicacy…Its feiry red, tangy and spicy with a flavor of ghee…
This is the one dish which is loved from all kids to elders….
Its simple to make yet delicious to taste,..😍❤
Ghee Rost can be made with vegetables,chicken,eggs,fish/prawns or even with mutton,this ghee roast masala is versatile can be used with anything…👍👌
The ingredients used here very handy and can be made very easily

 
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Posted by on February 14, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

EGGLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE EITH GANACHE FROSTING

I had seen this recipe in “Bake 123″in food food channel….

Recipe:

1 1/2 cup maida

1/4 cup cocoa powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 tsp baking powder 

1/2 cup oil

3/4 cup sugar powder

1 1/2 tp vanilla extract

1 cup milk(room temp)

2 tblsp water

2 tblsp milkmaid or milk powder

Salt a pinch

METHOD

▪In a bowl add maida,cocoa,soda ,mix well n seive 2 or 3 times.

▪In other bowl whisk oil,sugar,vanilla using electric beater

▪Add milk,2 tblsp milkmaid  and mix.

▪To this add flour mixture little by little in 3 portions add water and beat well .

▪preheat microwave at 170 degrees for 10 minutes

▪grease and dust a cake tin,pour batter and bake cake for 30 -35 minutes (or more bake till toothpick comes out clean)..let the cake untouched for 10-15 mins.
▪cool completely to demould it …

▪Now your cake is ready for our next froasting process

 
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Posted by on February 14, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

SQUID GHEE ROAST

​Ghee Roast is a popular manglorian Delicacy…Its feiry red, tangy and spicy with a flavor of aromatic ghee…

Ghee Roast is the one dish which is loved from all kids to elders….
Squid are also known as calamari/Bandaas…This fish has no thorns or bones in it so one can enjoy it easily ….

This must be cooked properly otherwise it will turn rubbery while eating,thats why most of the people don’t like squid/Bandaas…

 Its very simple to make yet delicious to taste,if done in proper way and cooked correctly ..😍❤

  Ghee Rost can be made with vegetables,paneer,chicken,eggs,fish/prawns or even with mutton,this ghee roast masala is versatile can be used with anything…👍👌

 The ingredients used here are very handy and can be made very easily….

I must say any fish dishes may be its gheeroast or curry tastes heavenly with a duration of time after its prepared,if you make it in the morning enjoy it in the evening,by doing this tastes doubles,i know we can’t wait for it 😜but can enjoy it instantly no problem:) ….

This is a keeper recipe,on guests sudden arrival or during get together as it saves time at the same time tastes the best! 

Now lets see how to make this easy peasy mouthwatering Ghee roast…😍

INGREDIENTS

•250 gms squid chopped into rings

•22 byadgi chillies

•gooseberry sized tamrind

•10 garlic flakes peeled

•1/2 tsp cumin/Jeera

•1/2 tsp turmeric

•salt as to taste

•1/4 cup ghee

•2 springs curry leaves

•hot water to soak chilles

METHOD

▪clean and wash squid well , add turmeric and salt and rest

▪Soak red chilles in water along with tamrind (see that all chilles are immersed well ) for 30 minutes 

▪Drain water from chilles and preserve this water for later use

▪Grind chilles along other ingredients like garlic ,turmeric ,jeera to fine paste using preserved water

▪Heat a tick bottom kadai /pan add ghee,heat well add ground paste and cook till oil seperates.. this is to be done in medium heat

▪Now add squid,boil this in medium heat closed for about 15 – 20 min or till squids are cooked

▪add curry leaves,salt if required , give a good mix and enjoy..

NOTE

*End 5 minutes can be cooked openin high flame to make it dry

*Never overcook squid , it will turn rubbery

*one can even cook marinated squid in pressure cooker for 21 whistle then add to make desired dish…

*can marinate squid with salt , turmeric and 1 lime juice but add a small piece of tamrind while grinding or tamrind can be omitted

▪This is perfect combo to neer dosa/as a dish..

▪alternative to squid you can use paneer ,chicken, potato, eggs..

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Posted by on February 11, 2017 in FISH, NON VEG STARTERS, Uncategorized

 

BREAD UPMA /USLI

​Bread Upma…

Here is a simple and an easy recipe which can be made instantly……Best recipe for using breads laying untouched….

Simple to make Delicious in taste.. Making Bread upma is a brilliant idea to finish of stale bread or bread which is about to expire ;):mrgreen:

Here is a excellent recipe which can be made in jiffy…❤

INGREDIENTS 

•1 PKT Bread cut into pieces 

•2 medium onions chopped 

•2 medium tomatoes chopped 

•4 slit greenchillies 

•1 tsp gingergarlic paste 

•1/4 tsp turmeric 

•1/2 tsp chilly powder 

•1/2 tsp garammasala powder 

•1/2 tsp cumin powder 

• 1 tsp dhania powder 

•2 tblsp oil 

•1 tsp mustard seeds

•1/2 tsp cumin seeds 

•1/4 cup water 

• 2tblsp Chopped coriander leaves 
SERVING 

▪Fine Nylon Sev
METHOD 
▪ Heat a wide wok, add oil when hot add mustard seeds let this splutter add jeera let this pop well add onions, greenchillies fry transluscent 

▪Add gingergarlic paste saute awhile 

▪Add all spice powders saute till a good aroma 

▪add in chopped tomatoes, saute for 3 minutes 

▪Add water boil well till thick

▪add salt give a good mix

▪now add bread peices, coriander leaves mix well till everything gets combined 

▪Serve hot with sev sprinkled on top 
NOTE 

* you can even add sprouts,eggs to the recipe.. 

*any bread can be used,but tastes awesome with milk bread..