Plan Your preparation: Some ideas to make you an impeccable in cooking .We know planing makes a person perfect.It is very important in cooking, this makes one potent cook assists to provide best feast. Here are 3 such categories to prove yourself.
Measurement based on your family members or visitors you have invited. Choose dishes which keeps you always confident to prepare.Perfect measurement gives you an exact output and appreciates your talent on manage cooking with out any excess left overs or wastage. More or less measurement will sometime spoils the result .
Second matching your meal –
Match according to the group preference, hot and spicy with mild side dishes to balance all, to satisfy your taste bud this encourages to have full meal as mouth watering recipes. we say as “Arusuvai Virunthu” so match all taste accordingly.
Third is Time management-
Understand the time how much a dish or whole meal consumes to complete an hour before this makes you to stay relaxed, not feeling exhausted, plan period for Soaking,Marinating ,grinding,Cooking, finally have some time to garnishing and decorate your wonderful effort, which gives more attraction to food lovers.
Plan your preparation:
Cup mentioned below is Uzhakku that is 225 grams.
4 heap cup of rice and 1cup of urad measurement makes 55 Idlies Approximately.
1 cup of Urad dal gives 20 -25 medium sized vadas.
1 cup Rava upma makes 2 person breakfast.
1/2 cup rice -1 person full meal
1/2 cup Toor dal for 8 person meal sambar .
1 Cup of wheat flour for 7 chappathi,
1 cup wheat flour 10 puries
Match your meal:
Sambar/Thanni Kuzhambu/Rasam–—– Veg perattal.Pachadi,Veg mandi,Chips
Getty Kuzhambu/Puli kuzhambu,/Vathal Kuzhambu/Karakuzhambu /veg Soup— —–Koottu.Masiyal,Poriyal.Thovattal Salads,Appalam
Variety rice/Biryani/Curd rice—— Salna, Raitha Chips;Mixed veg Perattal, Tomato masala,Veg Varuval
Chappathi——--Kurma ,Dal,Mixed vegetables, Channa curry,Sprouts half boiled with mild spices and seasoned.
Puri—-Kizhangu(Potato)Veg curry, peas curry,Tomato masala
Dosa ——-Sambar, Chutney Varieties White, green and red etc..
Idly——sambar ,kosumalli,Brinjal pachadi,Vengaya kosu,Peerkangai kosu and chutney varieties
Idiyappam–—–Kosumalli,Sambar,Kurma,Vathal Kuzhambu,coconut sugar , milk,Channa curry
Cooking terms used in chettinad: