What can be made with ladies finger in minimal effort to reduce its gluey nature?
This dish will really make you feel the good taste of Ladies finger, with fewer ingredients, and less effort to cook. Wonderful combination with Roti and plain cooked rice. Without any changes to its original colour.
Ladies finger-250 gms
Chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Buttermilk (to reduce its gluey content)
Oil 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Urad dal 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Clean and cut Ladies finger to 1/2 inch size, Peel and cut Shallots and tomato.
Heat thick bottom pan with one tablespoon of oil, season it with the above-mentioned ingredients.
Add onion shallots saute for a while, add cut vegetable+curry leaves and cook in a medium flame for 5 to 10 minutes.
Finally add tomato, salt and chilli powder mix well. When it losses it’s gluey add buttermilk and cook for 5 more minutes. Simmer the flame and cook until gets soft. (water can be sprinkled little if necessary, Non-stick pan does not need water)
Rich in Iron, Calcium, fibre and gluten-free. It’s packed with calcium, good carbs, amino acids and Vitamin D. Easy to prepare, healthy to have as breakfast. Tomato chutney and the combination of coconut chutney will enhance the taste to enjoy the breakfast, simply awesome with powdered sugar cane jaggery. (Nattu chakarai)
A whole grain is one which contains all three parts of the kernel – the bran, germ and endosperm while refined grains are processed to retain only the endosperm. This makes whole grains healthier as they contain the fibre-dense bran and along with other essential nutrients that are not lost due to processing.
Wheat flour -1 cup
Ragi flour-1 cup
Rice flour-1/4 cup
Buttermilk 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp crushed
Curry leaves+ coriander leaves
Chop onion, green chilli, Curry leaves and coriander leaves.
Add above mention flour items in a wide bowl add buttermilk and water mix well without any lumps.
Add chopped veggies, salt and crushed cumin.
let it sit for 5 minutes, Heat mini uthappam pan, pour on it and cook both the sides, sprinkle some oil or butter while making.
Serve hot with the desired combination as mentioned above.
Creamy and yummy Chettinad white kurma is an interesting recipe to serve with Roti, Poori, and Naan, this can be served as a good combination with Cashew or Ghee rice or plain white Idiyappam as party highlighting dish which grabs the curiosity of the audience to taste.
Cauliflower florets- 250 gm blanched
Carrot -1 chopped
Tomato -1 chopped
Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
Coconut milk- 1/2 cup or yogurt-1/2 cup
Coriander leaves for garnishing
To season- Ingredient-2:
To grind- Ingredient-3:
Coconut grated 1/2
Black pepper -7
Roasted channa -1 tsp
Grind altogether to a fine paste.
Heat pan with oil season it with the above-mentioned ingredient-2.
Add chopped onion saute till translucent, add ginger garlic paste and garam masala powder.
Add veggies, tomato and salt saute for few minutes until tomato leaves its skin.
Pour water into the sauteed ingredients- 2 cups of water and coconut milk or yogurt, close and cook till the vegetables turn soft.
Finally, add the ground masala paste and cook for few more minutes. Aromatic and flavourful white Kuruma is ready to serve with chopped coriander leaves garnished.
Every time everywhere, Once you hear the name “Upma” we can notice some dislike reactions, This recipe will make you ask for more and more to fill your stomach saying tasty, try once to feel the real taste of Chettinad Rice Rava Upma. Rice granules with broken toor dal, pepper and cumin give the real taste of Upma, easy to prepare with this traditionally prepared instant mix.
Of course, making Upma is the easiest one. but this rice rava upma needs some additional work to soak and grind rice, season with many ingredients to make the delicious dish. Chettinad instant rice rava makes the words true, Upma is the easiest recipe to prepare with less effort.
Creamy and delicious paal koottu is easy to prepare with few ingredients. Flavourful koottu is mild spiced and healthy to feed for all age people. Add few drops of ghee on plain cooked hot rice with ladle full of this koottu makes you to feel the heavenly taste. Good combination with any Kara Kuzhambu or vathal Kuzhambu.
Tender Cucumber – 100 gram
Boiled Thor dal – 1/2 cup
Salt – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder a pinch
Red chili powder 1/4tsp
Chopped onion shallots – 2tbsp
Grated coconut – 1table spoon
Milk – 1/4 cup
Ghee/oil – 1tsp
Dry red chilli -1
Curry leaves and fine chopped onion shallots
Method to prepare :
Chop Cucumber, boil with salt and turmeric powder.
Boil dal separately and add to the boiled cucumber, add chilli powder and allow it to boil.
Finally add milk and grated coconut.
Season it with a tbsp of ghee, and cumin seeds, once splutter add fine chopped onion and curry leaves fry until translucent. Add koottu in this seasoned ingredients.
Aromatic cucumber paal koottu is ready have with plain cooked rice and spicy curries.