Monday, November 28, 2011


Palak : 1 bunch (washed and finely chopped)
Paneer : Cubes 100 gms.
Onion : 1 small chopped finely
Chilli : 2 slitted.
Salt : to taste
Asafoetida : a pinch
Oil : 1tsp
Seasoning : 1tsp of mustard seeds,split dhall, few peppercorns.

*Heat oil in a pan, add the seasoning with the pinch of asafoetida and when the mustard splutters, add the chopped onion & salt.
* Now add the palk leaves and close with a lid for 5 min.
*Now add the paneer cubes to it and stir fry for 2 min. then add 1 tsp of coconut scrapes and serve hot with rice or Roti. 


Friday, November 25, 2011


• 1 cup Channa Dhal( Kadala Parupu)
• 1 cup Green Gram Dhal (Pasi Paruppu)
• 1 cup Red Gram Dhal
• 1cup Raw Rice
• 1 cup Idly Rice
• 2 Onions (chopped)
• 4- 8 Red Chilies
• 4 Garlic
• Few Curry leaves
• 3 strings Coriander Leaves
• ½ Fennel seeds(Saunf, Varyali)
• 1 tsp Cumin seeds (Seeragam)
• Salt and Oil to taste.

How to make Adai Dosa:
• Soak chana dal, green gram dal, red gram dal, raw rice and Idly rice all together for about 1 to 2 hours.
• Add the red chilies, curry leaves, coriander leaves, garlic, fennel seeds, cumin seeds to the soaked ingredients. Make a paste of these ingredients
• Ensure that the batter is ready.
• Cut the onions and half grind it in the mixer. Set them aside.
• Add salt and half ground the onion to the mixer.
• Make dosas in the usual way, using this batter.