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KITCHEN TIPS

How to store coriander leaves

1.Take a container pour water in it keep root side down and leafy portion up cover with a plastic cover and store in fridge. It will stay fresh for longer time. If needed change water after 4 days.

2.Stire groundnuts in a cover open end should be clipped and store in freezer will stay fresh for longer time.

3.If not keep nuts in a box in a airtight container it will not loose the taste.

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cooking Cooking Recipes healthy recipes. indian vegetable cooking

Banana flower vada/Vazhapoo vada.

Vazhapoo vada is very tasty and crispy delicacy. It is rich in fibre,VitA,vitB,Vit E Iron. And very good for uterus. This is also diabetic friendly food.

Ingredients:

Banana flower chopped….1 cup

Bengal gram….250gms

Red chillies…6 to 8 nos

Garlic….8 pods

Hinge 1/2 tsp

Coriander leaves chopped…1 tbs

Fennel seeds….1 tbs

Salt as required.

Oil for frying.

Grind all these coarsely .

Clean banana flower.Remove brown color petals.From small flower bunch remove plastic like object then remove the head like portion too.Now put in chopper or put in pulse mode in mixi jar.

Rinse the Bengal gram dhal and soak with redchillies,garlic pods and drain the water.Grind it if needed add1 or 2 tbs of water.

Method

Now to the coarsely grinded batter add chopped onions, coriander leaves,curry leaves, salt and hinge.

Mix well.

In a kadai add oil and heat it.

When hot add a small bit of batter into oil. It should rise gradually. This is right.Fry vadas till golden brown and flip the other side and fry till golden brown.

Take a small portion and make it as a ball. Then press as vadas.

It will be crispy and very tasty. Can serve with chutney or sauce.

Watch “மொரு மொரு வாழைப்பூ வடை | Tasty crispy banana flower Vada | Vazhai Poo Vada in Tamil” on YouTube

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indian Tips in cooking

KITCHEN TIPS/STORING TIPS

1. While storing coconut scrapings in fridge instead if containers keep in ice cube trays for 1 he and then store in containers it will be easy to use.As per daily requirement take cubes from freezer.

2. To prevent fungus growth in chilli powder take a small amount in a container and then store the balance in freezer .It will be fresh for longer time.

3. Store beverage powders like boost,nescafe after usage in freezer it will be in powder form for longer timewithout forming lumps.

4 To store 🍅 in fridge spread a tissue paper in a container and keep the tomatoes with stem portion facing down and then cover with a tssue paper.

5. To store outside the fridge apply little oil on the stem portion and keep it in a basket it will stay fresher for longer time.

Watch “இதை கூட fridge ல வைக்கலாமே |  Kitchen Storage Tips” on YouTube

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LEFT OVER CURRY. SUNDA CURRY/ PAZHANG CURRY

https://anindianhomemaker.wordpress.com/2016/06/05/left-over-curry-sunda-curry-pazhang-curry/

Watch “தமிழ் நாட்டின் பாரம்பரிய பழங்கரி, சுண்ட கறி | Left over curry” on YouTube

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desert healthy recipes. indian

Easy banana icecream/No milk,no sugar,no cream ice cream

Very healthy version of ice

Ingredients

Banana…..Big..3

Small…………6

Honey……..4 TBS

Vanilla essence…2 TSP
Chopped nuts optional

Method.

1. Slice bananas.

2.Put the sliced bananas in a ziplock pouch and store in freezer for 3 hrs.

3.Remive from fridge.Put in a mixie jar and make it a smooth paste.Now add honey and vanilla essence and whip for few seconds.

4. Keep in freezer for 1 hr.

5. While serving serve with chopped nuts or chocolate sauce.

Watch “ரொம்ப எளிதாக வாழை பழம் ஐஸ் க்ரீம் செய்வது எப்படி|  Banana Ice-cream. No cream, no sugar.” on YouTube

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cooking Easy recipe indian lunch box recipe

CAPSICUM RICE

This another easy one pot recipe.

Ingredients

Bay leaf…..1

Cinnamon.. 2pieces

Star anise….1or 2

Mace….few strands

Stone flowers few

Rice……1 to 1/2 cup

Onion…2

Ginger garlic paste

Turmeric powder….1 TBS
Capsicum. 2

Salt as needed

Onion…..1

Tomatoes…2

Capsicum….2

Green chillies……3

Pudina

Grind all these into paste.

Method

1.Soak rice for 15 mts

2.In a cooker add ghee.

3. Now add whole spices,bay leaf,saunf,cloves,cinnamon.

4. Fry a little and now add onion,saute add tomatoes tout fry add capsicum.

5. Now add ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder.

6. Mix well add grinded paste fry a little and add soaked rice.

7. Add two times water.

8. Keep for 2 whistle and serve with raita and papad.

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Cooking Recipes indian tomato recipes

TIFFIN SAMBAR without DHAL with MINI IDLI

There are many varieties of sambar today I’m going to share a sambar without dhal.A very tasty sambar.

Tomatoes…..6Nos

Garlic…….4pods

Green chillies…4slit

Small onion…10nos

Oil…1tbs

Method

1.In a pressure or cooker pour oil.Add onion to it

2.Add green chillies,tomatoes and garlic to it.

3.Fry a little.

4.Add 1cup water

5. Keep it for two whistles.

6.Keep the excess water aside.

7.Grind the mixture to a paste.

Now for the gravy

Ingredients

Fenugreek ….1/8tsp

Cumin seeds…..1/4tsp

Mustard and urad dhal…1tsp

Red chillies….1or 2

Turmeric powder…1/2tsp

Curry Leaves

Small onion……15chopped

Hing
Besan flour…..2or 3tbs add water to make it a paste

Sambar powder….2tbs

Salt

Oil

1.Put oil in a pan add fenugreek,cumin seeds, mustard and urad dhal.

2.Now add chopped onions,curry leaves

3.Add the water which is kept aside.

4.Boil for few minutes and then add the grinded paste.

5.Then add sambar powder,salt and besan paste allow it to boil

6.Finally add coriander leaves.

Optional can add a piece of jaggery now.

For serving.

In a bowl keep mini idli and then pour sambar over it.Add a dash of ghee to enhance the taste.

Watch “பருப்பு இல்லாத சாம்பார்/மினி  இட்லி சாம்பார்/Sambar without dhal/Mini Idly sambar” on YouTube

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Indian Jewellery(Bridal jewellery)

https://anindianhomemaker.wordpress.com/2016/03/31/indian-jewellerybridal-jewellery/

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LUCHI POORI

https://anindianhomemaker.wordpress.com/2020/04/26/luchi-poori/

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cooking Easy recipe indian

RAWA/SOOJI CUTLET/LEFT OVER UPMA CUTLET

We make cutlets with different stuffings. Today I’m going to share rawa cutlet. We can make fresh stuffing or can make cutlets with left over upma.Very simple but tasty.

Ingredients

Rawa……120 gms
Green chillies…2nos chopped

Garam masala powder….1 tsp

Maida……10 gm

Groundnut powdered….15gms

GratedGinger ….1″piece

Big onion chopped…1

Milk….400 ml

Bread crumbs for coating.

Oil for frying

Method.

1. In a kadai put oil add onion,green chillies,grated ginger and garam masala.

2.Add milk to it.

3. Leave for few mts.

5. Slowly add rawa to it.Add required salt and powdered groundnut.Stir it constantly till the milk is absorbed.

6.When the mixture gets cooled shape it as desired.

7.Add water to maida to make it as a slury.

8. Now dip the shaped cutlets in it .

9. Coat it with bread crumbs.

10.Refrigerate for 10 to 15 mts

11.Finally fry cutlets .Either shallow or deep fry. I have done shallow fry.

12. Drain excess oil .

12. Serve with sauce.

Few points.

1. I have given a very simple version.

2. You can add veggies of your choice

3. Instead of groundnuts you can add cashews.

4.If making in bulk quantities can prepare cutlets and refrigerate it before frying.

5. When needed can fry.

Watch “How to make Suji cutlet with leftover Upma | lockdown recipe | ரவை கட்லட்/ரவை உப்புமா கட்லட்” on YouTube