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Thirupathi Adai

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Thirupathi Adai

Ingredients
4 cups idli rice
1 cup  black whole urad dal
5 sp finely chopped ginger
2 sp crushed black pepper corns
3 sp ghee

Method :
Soak rice overnight
Soak urad dal one hour before grinding.
The batter texture should not be fine or smooth
Add salt to the batter and let it ferment
In a non stick pan add ghee and when melted,
Add crushed black pepper and ginger.
Add this saute to the fermented batter .
In a non stick griddle make thin dosai
Serve hot with Garlic chutney


Gobi Paratha

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Gobi Paratha

Ingredients
1/2 sp
fennel seeds
2 cups boiled smashed cauliflower
Add little turmeric while boiling
1/2 curry masala powder
1/2 sp garam masala powder
Salt to taste
Oil

Method
Preheat a non stick kadai, add oil
When the oil is heated, add fennel seeds
Then add smashed cauliflower
Add Garam masala powder and curry masala powder
Cook until they are mixed well
Add this to a chapathi flour  with salt and water.
After mixing, keep the dough about an hour or two before cooking
You can either cook in a roti maker or on a non stick tawa.


Aloo Paratha

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Aloo Paratha

Ingredients
1/2 sp
fennel seeds
2 cups boiled smashed pototoes
1/2 curry masala powder
1/2 sp garam masala powder
Salt to taste
Oil

Method
Preheat a non stick kadai, add oil
When the oil is heated, add fennel seeds
Then add smashed potatoes
Add Garam masala powder and curry masala powder
Cook until they are mixed well
Add this to a chapathi flour  with salt and water.
After mixing, keep the dough about an hour or two before cooking
You can either cook in a roti maker or on a non stick tawa.


Methi Paratha

Filed under: Dinner

Methi Paratha

Ingredients
1/2 sp
cumin seeds
4 cups chopped Methi leaves
Little turmeric powder
1/2 sp garam masala powder
Oil

Method
Preheat a non stick kadai, add oil
When the oil is heated, add cumin seeds
Then add the chopped methi leaves
Add Garam masala powder and turmeric powder
Cook until methi turns its colour.
Add this to a chapathi flour  with salt and water.
After mixing, keep the dough about an hour before cooking
You can either cook in a roti maker or on a non stick tawa.


Spinach Uthappam

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Spinach Uthappam ( kid’s favourite )

Ingredients
2 Cup frozen spinach
1 cup grated cheese ( mozzarella )

Method
Defrost the spinach to room temperature
spread the spinach and then the cheese to a thick uthappam.
Slow cook the uthappam with a lid covered for even cooking.
Let it cook on both sides.


Minced Chicken Uthappam

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Minced Chicken Uthappam

Ingredients
1/2 Cup chopped onion
1 Cup Minced chicken or Meat
Little turmeric powder
1/2 sp Gram masala powder
1 sp curry masala powder
1/2 tsp sombu
salt to taste
3-5 sp oil

Method
In a non stick Kadai, add oil , sombu and then saute onions
Add
Minced chicken or Meat
Add turmeric powder, curry masala powder and gram mamsala
Add little water to mix , and let it cook, and turn dry.
Top the cooked content to a thick uthappam.
Close the uthappam with a lid for even cooking.
Let it cook on both sides.



Pizza dosai

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Pizza dosai ( kid’s favorite )

Ingredients
1/2 Cup chopped onion
2 finely grated carrot
5 finely chopped green beans
1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage
1 tomato finely chopped
1/2 cup grated cheese ( Mexican )
Chopped jalapenos ( optional )
salt to taste

Method
In a non stick Kadai, add oil , and saute onions and tomato
Add carrots, beans and cabbage
Add little salt
Add little water to mix , and let it cook for a while and turn dry.
Top the cooked content to a regular dosa.
Spread grated cheese over
Close the dosa with a lid for even cooking.
Let it cook on both sides.


Carrot Uthappam

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Carrot Uthappam
Ingredients
1/2 Cup chopped onion
2 or 3 finely grated carrot
salt to taste
few Cashew nuts
1/2 sp garam masala

Method
In a non stick Kadai, add oil , and fry cashew nuts
Saute onions
Add carrots and gram masala
Add little water to mix , and let it cook for a while and turn dry.
Top the cooked content to a thick uthappam.
Close the uthappam with a lid for even cooking.
Let it cook on both sides.


Aloo-Gobi Uthappam

Filed under: Breakfast, Dinner

Aloo-Gobi Uthappam

Ingredients
1/2 Cup chopped onion
2 Boiled and smashed potatoes
2 cup half cooked cauliflower
little turmeric powder
1/2 sp Gram masala
1/2 tsp sombu
salt to taste
3-5 sp oil

Method
In a non stick Kadai, add oil , sombu and then saute onions
Add potatoes and cauliflower , turmeric and gram masala
Add little water to mix , and let it cook for a while and turn dry.
Top the cooked content to a thick uthappam.
Close the uthappam with a lid for even cooking.
Let it cook on both sides.


Spicy Paniyaram

Filed under: Appetizer, Breakfast, Dinner

Spicy Paniyaram

Ingredients
Onion - Finely chopped 1 Cup
Green Chillies - Finely chopped - Few
Curry leaves - few
Mustard seeds
Oil

Method
It a fry pan , heat oil and add Mustard seeds, let it splutter
Then add onion, chillies and curry leaves, saute until onions are translucent.
Add this saute to the idli batter and mix well.
Heat the paniyaram Pan
Add 1/2 sp oil to its cavity
Then pour the above mixed batter
Close the pan with a lid , for even cooking
Shallow deep fry both sided, until brown.
Serve hot with, coconut chutney.