INGREDIENTS : Mint - 1 handful Orange pulp - 1 cup Honey - 1 tsp METHOD OF PREPARATION : 1) Blend mint and orange together well with little water. 2) Filter it and serve chilled with honey . Viji's Soul Food Show .
Celebrating my blog's 6th birthday !!! A very happy moment to celebrate with a refreshing juice . Blogging have given me lots of friends ...whom i adore a lot . Thank you all the dearies for your support .
We a group of few friends are enjoying our Potluck party in Jagruti bhabhi's place . Happy to enjoy Nupur's refreshing watermelon carrot juice . INGREDIENTS : Watermelon - few chunks deseeded. Orange - few pieces Mint -a handful Carrot - 1 Lemon juice - 2 tsps Sugar to taste METHOD OF PREPARATION : 1) Blend them well in a blender with sugar and strain the juice out. 2) Serve chilled. Jagruti's Potluck party
Rice - 1 cup Moong dal - 1/4 cup Milk - 1/4 cup Jaggery --i used 100gms
Sugarcane juice - 2 cups Cashews,Badam and elachi --few numbers
METHOD OF PREPARATION :
1) Boil 1 cup of water and sugarcane juice in a pot . Once it starts boiling , add rice and dal. 2) Leave in medium flame and cover it with a lid. 3) Meanwhile dissolve jaggery in hot water and filter the impurities . 4) Once the water in rice is drained completely , add jaggery syrup and mix them well . 5 ) Leave it flame till it thickens . 6) Add milk before removing from the flame . Temper it with ghee roasted cashews,badam and elachi .
INGREDIENTS : Dried peas - 1 cup Finely chopped mango - 1/2 cup Finely chopped coconut - 1/2 cup Onion - 1 Salt to taste Grated carrot - 1/4 cup Curry leaves Mustard - 1 tsp Chilli powder - 1 tsp METHOD OF PREPARATION : 1) Soak peas overnight and pressure cook for 4 whistles . 2) Drain the water and keep aside. 3) Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard ,when it splutters add onion and saute well . 4) Then , add chopped mango and coconut and saute for 3-4 minutes .Add few curry leaves. 5)Finally , add peas to it with salt and chilli powder .Mix it up well. Remove from flame and serve hot with grated carrot.
Mango Rice Kheer on a happy moment.....this is my 700 th post...
Cooked Rice - 1/2 cup Milk - 1/2 litre Sugar -- 4 tbsps Sugar candy / Kalkandu - - 1 handful Elachi - 3 Cashews and Raisins Blended mango - 1/4 cup METHOD OF PREPARATION :
1) Boil milk in a heavy bottomed vessel . Allow it to reduce to 3/4 of it .Allow it cool .Then , make milkshake well with mango,sugar and kalkandu. 2) Heat pan .Pour the mango milkshake to it 3) Add rice slowly and stir it well .Cook in slow flame . 4) Wait till milk thickens. 5) Once done , check for the payasam consistency and taste. 6) Garnish it with ghee fried cashews ,elachi and raisins. Linking it up with Show you style series -Mango by Viji .
INGREDIENTS : Dates- 1 cup Crushed nuts - 1/4 cup(Cashews,Almond , Pista) Sugar to taste Elachi - 2 Grated coconut - 1/4 cup Plain flour - 1 cup Oil METHOD OF PREPARATION:
1) Finely chop the dates . 2) Once done, heat a spoon of ghee in a pan . Saute dates and coconut for 2 minutes and add the crushed nuts.Add sugar. 3) Sprinkle little water and cover with a lid . Cook till the raw smell leaves . 4) Grind them a bit coarsely. 5) Meanwhile , knead soft dough of flour with oil . 6) Roll a small ball of flour . Place a small ball of dates in the centre and fold its corners to the centre. 7) Steam cook the momos in idli pan / microwave.
Roasted Semiya - 1 cup Sago - 1/4 cup Milk - 1/4 cup Sugar for taste Few cashews and Raisins Ghee - 1 tsp
METHOD OF PREPARATION :
1) Boil sago separately till cooked .Drain the remaining water . 2) Meanwile ,boil 1/4 cup of water , when it starts boiling add semiya to it . Cook till semiya is half cooked . Then add boiled milk with sugar and mix well .Followed by adding sago .
Boil it till it thickens. Continuous stirring is needed. 4) Once done,turn off the flame and leave aside. 5 ) Heat ghee in a pan.Add cashews and raisins.Fry for a minute and then mix them with kheer. Payasam is ready to serve. Few lovely awards from my friend , Viji .