Saturday, October 18, 2014

Birthday Party

Today is my litttle jyo's birthday. First time i thought i will give a try for making balloon arch using two colors. But it came out well.... :-)

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Healthy Modak

I have named this as healthy modak because of the stuffing with roasted green gram flour inside... :-)
For the dough:
Rice flour - 1 cup
Salt - as required
Warm water - to knead the dough
For the filling:
Roasted green gram flour - 5 tbsp
Roasted channa dal powder - 2 tbsp
Jaggery powder - 4 tbsp
Coconut - 2 tbsp, grated
  1. Prepare the dough by adding warm water to rice flour little by little.
  2. Dough has to be soft.
  3. Prepare filling by mixing all ingredients.
  4. Make modaks by stuffing the filling inside dough.
  5. Steam for 5 minutes.
  6. Healthy, yummy modak ready.

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Natural Food colored Play Dough

I have few plants [table rose] , which are nice pink color.
Thought of taking color from it and prepare play dough...
  • Pluck only the petals from flower and boil with little water. see the first picture.
  •  Prepared play dough.

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Sweet Appam

Wheat flour - 1 cup
Palm Jaggery -1 piece

Banyard millet rice flour - 3 tbsp
cardamom - 1, powder only by taking seeds
Baking soda -1/4 tsp
salt - pinch
banana - 1 big, mashed well
grated coconut - 2tbsp

  1. Powder palm Jaggery and boil in water until it gets diluted.
  2. Add wheat flour to bowl and add water and then add filtered palm jaggery water.
  3. Now add rice flour, cardamom powder, soda, mashed banana and coconut.
  4. Batter consistency should be thick like dosa batter.
  5. Pour little batter in hot oil and check, if the batter spreads add rice flour and prepare appam.

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Pottukadalai Murukku

Rice flour - 1 cup
Pottukadalai  - 1/4 cup minus 1 tbsp
sesame seeds - 1 tsp
ghee - 1 tbsp
salt - as needed

Recipe source : sharmispassions

  1. Grind pottukadalai and mix with rice flour, sieve it.
  2. Mix flour , salt, sesame seeds, ghee.
  3. Knead dough by adding warm water little by little. This is the first time am preparing murukku, thanks to sharmilee for this recipe.

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