2010/04/30

AWARDS

GAYATHRI AND KAVITHA has tagged me for this :

Rules for this award :

1) Post your most favourite photo .
2) Tag 7 other friends .



Beautiful nature's gift , White Tigers . We took this photo last year in Nehru Zoological Park , Hyderabad.

I am tagging

Ushanandhini
Hari Chandana
Aruna manikandan

Vidhya
Gita
PS
Yummy team

KRISHNAVENI has sent me these beautiful gifts . Thank you dear .


KIRAN has sent me these beautiful gifts . Thank you dear .


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2010/04/29

DRUMSTICK CURRY / MURUNGGAIKAI KOOTU



INGREDIENTS :

Drumstick -- 2
Moong dal - 1 cup
Red Chillies - 2
Mustard - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves

FOR GRINDING :

Coconut pieces - 5
Channa dal - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Asafoetida - 1 tsp
Red Chillies - 5
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Pressure cook dal with a tsp of oil and turmeic powder for 2 whistles . Allow the steam to leave and keep aside.
2) Meanwhile , chopped drumstick and boil in it a pan with sufficient water .
3) Once , the veggie is cooked , add the dal to it and mix well.
4) Then , saute the ingredients for masala and grind them .
5) Add this to the dal and mix it well. Cook till the raw smell leaves.
6) Finally , temper it with mustard , red chillies and curry leaves.


Serve hot with Rice .

2010/04/28

BOTTLEGOURD MOR PACHADI

Hai Friends ,

We are back in home after a wonderful vacation in Goa . Thank you for visiting my blog and for the valuable comments even in my absence .

Here comes a simple and quick recipe to beat this summer ,




INGREDIENTS :

Bottlegourd - 1 cup (cubed)
Fresh curd - 1 cup
Coconut - 4 pieces
Green chillies - 2
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

For Tadka :

Mustard - 1 tsp
Red chillies - 2
Curry leaves
Channa dal - 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat oil in a pan . Once hot , add mustard and red chillies.When it splutters , add channa dal and roast it half brown .
2) Add curry leaves . Then , add chopped gourd and saute well .Sprinkle little water and cover with a lid .
3) Meanwhile , fry coconut pieces and green chillies with a pinch of asafoetida and grind it with curd and keep aside.
4) Once veggie is cooked well , add turmeric powder and mix well.
5) Turn off the flame and add the beaten curd to it and mix well.

Serve hot with Rice .

2010/04/21

VACATION FOR A WEEK AND KHEER FESTIVAL AWARDS

Hai Friends ,

Hope you all enjoyed the Kheer festival . I will be on vacation till next wednesday ...We are leaving to Goa tonight .Miss all ur yummy delights .

Gayathiri and Kavitha has sent maximum of 9 delights . This gift is for them .




This silver star goes to Nithu Bala with 7 kheers .



and This basket of flowers to Ushanandhini for 6 lovely kheers .




This beautiful rose is for all the other participants

Enjoy friends !!!!!!!

2010/04/19

KHEER FESTIVAL ROUNDUP!!!!!!!!!

Hai Friends ,

Thank you for making this event a grand success with 74 kheers. Here comes the wonderful innovative kheers from our friends .


Gayathri and Kavitha's superb delights :

1) Semiya pasayam
2)
Nei Payasam
3)
Mango Kheer
4) Pasiparuppu Payasam




Nithu Bala's delicious delightful kheers :

1) Poori Payasam
3) Mango Dessert 7) Vermicelli Payasam


Usha nandhini's mouthwatering innovative kheers :

1) Aval Payasam/Atukulu Payasam
2)
Sheer Brunj
3) Muhallabia Arabic Milk Pudding
4) Elaneer Payasam/Tender Coconut Kheer
5) Beetroot Payasam
6)
Watermelon Payasam/Kheer



Vidhya Arvind's delightful kheer :

Pal Payasam / Rice Pudding / Rice Kheer
Carrot Payasam / Carrot Kheer
Badam Payasam / Badam Kheer
Semiya Payasam
Chakkapradhaman / Jackfruit payasam / Jackfruit Kheer




Priya Yallapantula's delicious kheer delights :

1)
Chawal Ki Kheer
2) Sabudane Ki Kheer
3)
Sooji Ki Kheer
4)Makhane Ki Kheer



Nilofer's delights :

1)
Farfalle payasam
2)
Rajma kheer
3) Gothumai Ravai Kheer


Divya's yummy delights :


Almond payasam
Aval payasam
Pasiparuppu payasam

Swathi Iyer's delicious kheers :

1)
Kadala parippu prathaman/Chana dal payasam/ Chana dal Jaggery pudding .
2) Palada pradhaman
3) Brown rice Persimmon Saffron Kheer



Sathya's yummy kheers :

1) Semiya and Sago payasam .
2)
Rice and Yellow Moong Dal Payasam Vidhya Ravikumar's superb kheers :

1) Carrot Kheer
2) Badam Kheer


Priya's delicious different


1) Cabbage Almond kheer
2) Quinoa Payasam
Gita's yummy traditional delights Rice payasam and moong dhal payasam


Kiran's healthy delight
Quinoa Porridge/Pudding/Kheer
Priti's yummy Seviya Kheer


Menaga's healthy choice Oats Payasam .



Valarmathi's Tempting
Vermicilli Kheer. Niveditha's delicious Vermicilli kheer .

Deepti's delicious
Semia Kheer


Meena's delicious healthy
Carrot Beetroot Kheer

Anisheetu's
Sweet potato yummy kheer .

Prema's delicious
Pumpkin Kheer .

A yummy delicious traditional kheer from
Pranitha : Palada Payasam .

Nayna's yummy Rice kheer .
PS delicious Pumpkin Kheer

Sowmya's delicious healthy Nuts kheer .



Priya delicious different healthy choice Urad Kheer .




Finally , kheer's from my kitchen

Rava Payasam
Mango Kheer
Chilled Badam Kheer
Mixed dal payasam
Rice Kheer
Dal Payasam
Aval Payasam
Bottle gourd payasam
Semiya sago payasam
Apple Kheer


Enjoy and have more fun .

MIXED LENTILS VADA / KALAVAI PARUPPU VADAI



INGREDIENTS :

Channa dal -- 1 handful
Toor dal - - 1 handful
Masoor dal - 1 handful
Moong dal - 1 handful
Green gram - 1 handful
Urat dal - 1 handful
Salt to taste
Green Chillies -3
Ginger - a small piece
Onion - 1 big chopped
Curry leaves
Rice flour - 2-3 tbsps
Jeera - 2 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak all the dal for 3 hours .
2) Grind them coarsely with salt , ginger and green chillies.
3) Transfer it to a big vessel , add jeera , chopped onion and curry leaves .Mix it well .If it is little watery , add 2 tbsps of rice flour to it
4) Take a small ball of it and then flatten it .
5) Meanwhile , heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , drop the vadai and cook till turns brown .

Serve hot with Chutney / Sambar .

2010/04/16

RAVA PAYASAM / SOOJI KHEER AND BEAUTIFUL AWARDS


INGREDIENTS :

Rava -- 1 cup
Cardamom pods - 4
Cashews - 6
Raisins - 6
Milk - 1/2 litre
Sugar as per your taste.



METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1 ) Ghee roast rava till the flavour rules out .
2) Boil milk with sugar till it thickens .
3) Meanwhile , cook rava with equal quantity of water .
4) Once rava is done , mix it well in milk without lumps . Stir continuously .
5) Garnish with nuts and Raisins.


Sending this to kheer festival .

Srilekha has given this award as the Winner of EFM - Paratha series .Thank you so much dear .



PS has passed these cute awards . Thank you for remembering me.........feeling happy and more excited .

PS and Yummy team has passed these beautiful awards . Thank you dear's .


Yummy team has also send this cute one .Thank you friends .


I would like to share these awards with all my blogger friends .

2010/04/14

INIYA TAMIL PUTHANDU NALVAZTHUKKAL -- CHITHIRAI THIRUNAL 2010 WITH MANGO KHEER

Iniya Tamil Puthandu Nalvazthukkal / Happy Tamil New year . This marks the beginning of the Tamil month , Chithirai . From this year it is celebrated as Chithirai thirunal.




The lunch includes Rice , Sambar ,Curd ,Peas and Ladies finger curry , MAngo pachadi , Kheer and Vadai .

MANGO KHEER :




INGREDIENTS :


Mango - 1 ripen
Sugar - 1 cup.
Milk - 1/2 litre
Nuts for garnishing
Cardamom powder - 1 tsp


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Peel the skin and chopped the mango . Grind the pulp in blender and keep aside.

2) Cook the pulp with little water for 5 - 10 minutes .
3) Boil milk with sugar and cardamom powder , wait till it thickens .
4) While serving , mix milk and mango pulp . Garnish with nuts.

Sending this to kheer festival .