Showing posts from June 29, 2014


Left over idli batter at home? Try tgus for some variety:) INGREDIENTS : Idli batter Onion chopped Tomatoes chopped Oil for greasing sandwich maker HOW TO MAKE : Grease the sandwich maker with little oil. Switch on the sandwich maker and let it heat a bit. Pour the idli batter to the sandwich it with onions and tomatoes.  Let it heat for 2 to 3 minutes.  Then close the grill sandwich maker (after making sure top of batter is dry)and let it cook for about 4 mins..checking occassionally.. Now serve the grill sandwich with chutney or just like that.


Puris for making chaats like pani puri,masala puri! INGREDIENTS : Rawa(semolina/sooji)- 1/2 cup Maida(all purpose flour ) - 1/2 tbsp Urad Dhal Flour - a pinch Oil - 1 tsp Warm water Baking soda - 1/2 tsp Salt - to taste HOW TO MAKE Take a bowl and add rava, maida,add water little by little, knead it for 10mins to form a smooth dough. Add oil and knead it for a minute inti a smooth dough. Keep aside for atleast 15mins. Roll the dough very thin and cut small rounds with a lid or container rim. Heat oil, carefully add the rolled puris , fluff it up(as we do for normal puris) and fry them to golden brown till crisp.  Drain in tissue paper and then store in airtight container You can store the puris for about a week to 10 days.