Hi!Welcome to ManeThindi!
"ManeThindi" meaning "Home Cooked food" will showcase all authentic vegetarian recipes made in typical kannada homes.It will also showcase other veggie dishes and snacks from other parts of India as well!Enjoy experimenting with me:)
ONION AND POTATO BAJJIS
INGREDIENTS: Onion (big) 1 Potato 1 Gram Flour(BESAN) 1/2 cup Rice Flour 3/4 cup Red chilly Powder 1 tsp Asafoetida a pinch Oil 3 Tbsp salt to taste water 1/2 cup
HOW TO MAKE:
Peel onion and potatoes and cut them into thin slices .Keep them ready.
Take a bowl.Add the above mentioned flours and other spices and mix well before adding water.
Add water and mix well and keep aside for 10 minutes.
If the batter is thick,then add little amount of water, but make sure it is not very watery.
Now dip the sliced veggies into the batter .
Heat oil in a deep bottomed saucepan .(Make sure the oil is heated well before frying the bajjis)
Slowly put the batter dipped veggies in to the saucepan. (If it a small pan,you can add around 6 pieces at once)
Deep fry both sides for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove excess oil while taking out the bajjis from the fry pan.
When you don’t wanna eat rice but cannot miss the curd/yogurt rice…here is an alternative..very nutritious chia seeds yogurt or curd rice 😉😊Try it and let me know how you liked it!#chiaseedsyogurtrice#chiaseedscurdrice#chiaseedsrecipes😋 Ingredients: Chia seeds - 2 tbsp soaked in water for a minimum of 1 hour Yogurt(thick)- 5 tbsp Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp Urid dal - 1/4 tsp Chana dal - 1/4 tsp Ghee - 1 tsp Ginger - grated -1/4 tsp Curry leaves- good to use if you have(I did not have any..so did not use) Coriander leaves How to make: Soak 2 tbsp chia seeds in water for a minimum of 1 hour until the seeds swell up well For the seasoning/tadka..take a pan..Add ghee..once it is heated up add mustard seeds,Chana dal,urid dal ,ginger,curry leaves and coriander leaves.sauté a bit and shut off the flame Add thick yogurt to soaked chia seeds and mix well Now add the seasoning we prepared earlier and add salt to taste Mix well and enjoy:)
Nippattu is a very popular Bangalore snack delicacy!Nippattu is usually deep fried in oil ..However this is a yummy low calorie recipe which is baked instead of deep fried! INGREDIENTS All purpose flour(Maida) - 1 1/2 cups Rice flour - 1/2 cup Semolina(fine Sooji) - 2 Tbsp Roasted Groundnuts - 1/2 Cup(coarsely ground) Warm water - 1/4 cup or as required Sesame seeds - 3 tsp Oil - 1/3 cup Melted butter - 3 Tbsp Onion -1(finely chopped) Green chilles - 4 to 5(finely chopped) Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp Coriander leaves -1/2 cup(finely chopped) Curry leaves - 1/2 cup(finely chopped) Baking powder - 1 tsp
BeLe Obbattu is one of my favourite traditional sweets!Wanted to try making this from a long time but had not got enough courage!!hehe..Jokes apart..this is one of the sweets which is considered difficult to prepare especially because of the perfection required.Any flaws during preparation could ruin the taste! INGREDIENTS: For the dough : 1 cup Chiroti rava (Superfine Sooji Rava ) 1/4 cup Maida(All purpose flour) 1-2 tsp Ghee a pinch of turmeric 1/4 tsp Salt 1/4 cup Oil Oil for roasting For the filling or Hoorna : 1/2 cup Toor dal / Togari bele 1/2 cup Split chana dal (Split bengal gram / Kadle bele) 1-2 cups Jaggery coarsely powdered / crushed (make in to a syrup) 6-7 cardamom powdered HOW TO MAKE: Wash the chana dal and toor dal mixture well and pressure cook with a pinch of turmeric and just enough water to cover the dal. (Make sure you add only little water for pressure cooking) Pressure cook