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:)
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!
For the dough : 1 cup Chiroti rava (Superfine Sooji Rava )1/4 cup Maida(All purpose flour)1-2 tsp Gheea pinch of turmeric1/4 tsp Salt1/4 cup OilOil for roasting For the filling or Hoorna 1/2 cup Toor dal / Togari bele1/2 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 and keep asideNow take a container and mix together the chiroti rava, maida and a pinch of turmeric with…
Nippat or Nippattu is an age old recipe passed on by grandmothers n mothers.. crisp crunchy and a quick to make savory item made of rice flour. This dish doesn't need a whole lot preparations! Its made of ingredients which are commonly used in our kitchens. Nippat is made during festivals like Krishna Janmashtami / Diwali and other festivals. It can be made in a jiffy and a perfect tea/coffee partner.
To make approximately around 30-40 nippats [depends on the size.. smaller the size more in number]
Rice flour [500 gms]Chiroti Rava or Fine Semolina [2 tbsp]Ground Nuts - 50gmsFried Gram - 30gmsDry Copra [Finely Chopped to small bits] - 1 cupCurry Leaves [dried and finely chopped, optional]Red Chilli Powder - 3-4 spoons [can vary with requirement] Hing/Asafoetida - a generous pinch [if its a paste] or 1-2 tsp [if powdered]White Til - 1 tbspGhee / Clarified Butter 2 teaspoon for mixingSalt to tasteHot Oil - for deep frying [out of which 1-2 tbsp while mixing the dough]
When we were Kids,I clearly remember my Grandpa coming to our house every Sunday morning to watch popular TV soap "Mahabharat"and my mom used to prepare his favourite thindi "Poori Saagu".He used to be super excited and would always say "Soft Pooris with Fine Saagu" :).And its really a heavenly combination !
Well this being my Hubby's favourite thindi now ,its time for me to prepare Soft Pooris and Fine Saagu:-)
INGREDIENTS:Poori: Wheat flour 2 CupsWarm oil 2 tspSalt to tasteWater to knead For Deep frying: Oil Saagu: Mixed vegetables cut in to 1 inch pieces - 2 cups½ cup onion chopped1 medium ripe tomato Mustard seedsOil Curry leaves Asafoetida/Hing a pinchCoriander leaves for garnish To be ground in to a paste: Cinammon 1 inchCumin seeds 1 tspPoppy Seeds 2 TspGinger 1 inchOnion -1 smallGreen Chillies 5-6Grated coconut - 1 cupDalia(hurigadale)-1 TbspCoriander seeds-1 tspcoriander leaves -few strands HOW TO MAKE: SAAGU: Take a mixer and grind all the ingredien…