Showing posts from February, 2019

Pudina thengai pottukadalai chutney

Mint coconut fried gram dhal chutney for dosa Take half a kernel coconut and  cut into pieces called badhai in Tamil .  I do not grate.  I grate coconut only for burfi. Add fried gram dhal .  We can increase or decrease the quantity depending upon whether we want  the coconut flavour to me  more or gram dhal flavour more. If you are looking for different type of mint chutney , mint coconut chutney , coconut chutney different chutney,  this post may be helpful.                                                           Two green chillies again the quantity depends upon how hot you want the dish to be A handful of washed mint leaves Four small cloves of garlic Instead of tamarind ,  I squeeze half a lemon Since the coconut is not grated ,  dry grind  first so that the pieces are converted into fine pieces Instead of water ,  I add coconut water Now wet grind the mixture Saute with mustard , urad dhal and washed, dried curry leaves Chutney

Rava ladoo step by step picture

How to make rava laddu step by step images  We prepare this Rava laddu for Rama Navami .  It belongs to the Thanjavur Marathi recipe category,  is prepared without milk  For one measure rava or semolina take 1/4 measure maida ,  3/4 powdered sugar ( confectioner's sugar ) or burra sakkarai ,  desiccated  coconut  one table  spoon ,   cashew nuts  cardamom powder Add ghee to a  shallow vessel, fry the rava till  it becomes golden brown. Roast maida with a little ghee . Keep both ( rava and maida ) aside . Mix powdered sugar in generous quantity of ghee and mix thoroughly till the mixture becomes like cream. When  rava ,  maida are cooled completely add them to this mixture Add cashew nuts fried in ghee and cardamom powder ,   Mix all the ingredients well till they are  thoroughly mixed. Then form the laddus by pressing to get spherical shapes. Rava laddu is ready to be served  It is a good evening snack  also. It is also one of the offerings to Lord Rama  Rav

10 to 2 dots kolam 10 to 2 dots rangoli

10 pulli kolam for Tamil New Year  Decorate with a kaavi border for festivals and Fridays.  The box like pattern using dots is the traditional design.  The outer free hand designs have been added by me.   The dot pattern is 10 dots 2 rows ,  then 8 to 2 dots.  This post may also answer the following - chukki rangoli for competition with dots,  Pulli vacha kolam for Pongal.  dot grid is 10 dots 2 rows ,   8 to 2 dots Draw a pair of horizontal lines outside 2 rows of 10 dots Similarly vertical lines outside the 2 columns of 10 dots The boxes have been formed Connect the centres of each side of the squares as shown in the picture below Extend straight lines on all four sides of the squares  to divide into two and four parts This is simple geometry in kolam These type of designs are called the kalyana medai Decorations outside the basic pattern with spirals and flowers is according to our imagination A border with a line around the design