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:)
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]
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…
Tambuli is another authentic dish from karnataka.It can be made using palak leaves,ginger,cucumber,Doddapatre leaves etc.The recipe remains the same except for the type of leaves used. Doddapatre leaves in English is Coleus aromaticus and Karpooravalli in Tamil.This plant is called by many names Cuban Oregano/ Spanish Thyme/ Indian Borage etc. Its botanical name is Plectranthus amboinicus..But this is how they look like!
These leaves are very good in treating skin allergies and this is a great home remedy for many ailments !
It has a cooling effect when mixed with yogurt/curd. Hence, this tambuli cools your body.It helps get rid of common cold/phlegm related cough.It works wonders for constipation & acidity. Consume the doddapatre chutney/tambuli three times a day for 2 days & notice the change. For treating acidity, don't add green chilli while preparing the tambuli or chutney. Avoid coconut too. Prepare a chutney/tambuli with loads of doddapatre leaves.Doddapatre juice is …