June 19, 2020

CRAB SOUP - AUTHENTIC PREPARATION


Crab soup is very healthy and also good enough to boost your immunity. Crabs are considered to be high in protein and low in fat & calories. This soup is a best way to beat off cold and flu. 


Ingredients :

  1.  Oil - 1 tsp
  2. Small onions - 10 nos
  3. Ginger - small pc
  4. Garlic - 2 nos
  5. Curry leaves
  6. Tomato - 1 small sized
  7. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  8. Pepper corns - 1/2 tsp
  9. Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
  10. Crab - 1/2 cup
  11. Salt to taste
  12. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  13. Water - 3 cups
  14. Coriander leaves

Method :


1.  Crush ginger & garlic.  Keep aside.

2.  Crush cumin seeds, fennel seeds & pepper corns together.  Keep aside.
  
3.  Heat oil in the pressure cooker, add onion, curry leaves, tomato, crushed ginger, garlic and crushed     spices.  Cook for few mins.

4.  Add crab, turmeric powder, salt & water.  Pressure cook for 3 whistles.

5.  Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Serve warm.

June 9, 2020

Besan Ladoo


Besan Ladoo are creamy, golden-hued, melt-in-your-mouth dessert balls often made during festivals and special occasions. One of the easiest Diwali recipes, besan ladoo or ladoo are made with besan/gram flour, ghee and sugar laced with aromatic cardamom.

Ingredients :

  1. Ghee - 1/2 cup
  2. Gram flour - 1 cup
  3. Semolina / Rava - 1/2 cup
  4. Sugar - 1 cup
  5. Cardamom - 4 nos
  6. Nuts, sliced 
Method :

In Tamil


1.  Heat 1/4 cup of ghee in the non-stick pan, add gram flour & semolina.  Dry roast over medium heat for at least 10 mins.  

2.  After 10 mins of roasting, add another 1/4 cup of ghee & continue roasting for another 15 mins.  The mixture turns golden brown & little wet.  Switch off the flame.  Allow the mixture to cool a bit.

3.  Meanwhile, grind together sugar & cardamom to fine powder.  Mix the sugar powder & sliced nuts to the besan mixture.  

4.  When the mixture is warm, make ladoos to the desired size.  

5.  Store it in air tight container for longer shelf life.


Enjoy the treat.

Baby Corn Fritters


Baby Corn Fritters is a delicious snack recipe, made using baby corns, gram flour and a melange of spices. It is a delicious snack recipe and is a mouth-watering dish for any occasions. Try out this quick and easy-to-make dish for your loved ones and enjoy!


Ingredients :

  1. Baby corn - 12 nos
  2. Gram flour - 1/4 cup
  3. Rice flour - 1/4 cup
  4. Red chilly flakes - 1/2 tsp
  5. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  6. Ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
  7. Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  8. Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  9. Juice from 1/2 lemon
  10. Coriander leaves, chopped
  11. Water - 1/2 cup
  12. Salt to taste
  13. Oil for frying
  14. Flour 
  15. Green chillies for garnishing (optional) 
Method :

In Tamil


1.  Clean & cut the baby corns in half, length wise.  

2.  Cook the baby corns in the salted boiling water for few mins.  Drain & spread the baby corns over the kitchen paper.

3.  In a separate bowl, mix together gram flour, rice flour, red chilly flakes, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, chilly powder, cumin powder, lemon juice, coriander leaves, salt & water.  The mixture should resemble like dosa batter.

4.  Sprinkle some flour over the baby corns.  Now dip the baby corns in the batter prepared.

5.  Heat oil in the frying pan & deep fry the baby corns till crispy & golden brown.

6.  Also fry the slit green chillies & garnish it over the fried baby corns.



Serve warm.

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