This Sunday recipe is prepared with white peas,mango, coconut as the name suggests.This is very famous in beach especially Marina beach. Invariably those who visit beach never miss to taste this. As this is mango season thought of trying this recipe.The crunchiness of onion,tanginess of mango and the taste of green chilies everything adds to the flavour.
Soak white peas for 8 hrs or overnight
White peas…….1 cup
Raw Mango..5 TBS Coconut…..3 TBS Onion……3 TBS Green chillies….1 to 2
Ginger…..1/2 inch piece
Red chilli powder..1 TSP Mustard seeds…..1/4Tsp Urad dhal…..1/2 tsp
Lemon rice is an easy recipe.They call it as chitrana which is rice based dish prepared in South India.Lemon rice is one among them. It just take few minutes to prepare if we have precooked rice. We can take this for travel too.It is s citrousy flavour.
Cooked rice…..1 cup
Urad dhal….1/2 tsp
Peanuts….12 to 14 nos
Red chillies…..2 Nos
Green chillies…4 nos
Bengal gram…2 tbs
Ginger grated…..1 tbs
Turmeric powder…1/2 tsp
Lemon juice….juice of 1 to 2 limes
Cooked rice should not be sticky.
1.In a kadai put oil.
2.Add mustard seeds when it splutters addurad dhal when it turns brown add Bengal gram then add red chillies.
Now add curry leaves and chopped green chillies and cashews.
Fry till it gets toasted.
Add cooked rice with salt to it
Finally add lemon juice to it.
Serve with papads or any vegetable fry.
Another method is to add lime juice to the ingredients after frying and finally add cooked rice to it.
Ghee is a clarified butter made from the milk of cow or buffalo.It is most commonly found in South Asian dishes.It has many health benefits and healing powers.It promotes flexibility.It is casein free. Vit. A,D,E and K2 arefound in it.Heals and repairs digestion and digestion tract.
Clarified butter or ghee is milk fat rendered from butter to separate the milk solids and water from the butter fat. It is produced by melting butter. Un salted butter is slowly melted allowing the milk solids to separate from the transparent golden liquid and for any water to evaporate.
Butter is an emulsion of fat,water and milk solids.The clarifying process splits up the trio.And get the fat.The goal is remove the water.The milk solids sink to the bottom of the pan. This gives ghee.
Keep butter in room temperature
Place it in a sauce pan.
Heat the butter over medium heat until completely melted and reduce to dinner.
Cook the melted butter for approximately 10 to 15 mts. Butter will begin to foam and bubble.
After few more minutes the melted butter will turn to golden color and you will see curd s of the milk solids forming toward the bottom if the saucepan.
Finally add morning leave or curry leaves.
You can strain and store it.
After few hours it will set.
Can store in refrigerator.
Butter will solidify at cooler temperature but can easilybe returned to liquid by warming.
How to use ghee.
Ghee can be used in place of most cooking oils and is great for sauteeing.
It is used for toasting a bread.
It is given for kids by mixing with dhal,ifli or dosa.It has a high smoke point.