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Spinach medhu vadai

>> Monday, November 21, 2011

vadai 1

Medhu vadai is the most popular snack prepared especially during festival seasons.  We can serve it with sambar and chutney or else with yoghurt.  By adding spinach to this dish, it makes little healthy.

Ingredients :
  1. Chopped spinach - 1 cup
  2. Urad dal - 1 cup
  3. Onion - 1 no
  4. Green chillies - 2 nos
  5. Black peppercorns - 1/2 tsp
  6. Coconut pcs - 1 tbsp
  7. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  8. Corriander leaves - 1 tsp
  9. Ginger paste - 1/2 tsp
  10. A pinch of hing
  11. Salt to taste
  12. Oil for deep frying
vadai 2

Direction to cook :

1.   Soak the urad dal for one hour & grind them without adding water.

2.   To the batter add finely chopped onions, spinach, green chillies, peppercorns, cumin seeds, hing, corriander leaves, ginger paste, coconut pieces & salt to taste.

3.   Heat the oil in the frying pan, apply some water in your palm and take a small ball of batter and shape it like dougnut and make a hole in the middle & deep fry them till crispy and done.  

vadai 3

Serve warm with sambar and chutney.

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Melting Moments

>> Saturday, November 5, 2011

cookie 1

Very interesting & easy to bake and taste just delicious with a cup of tea.  And I tired this recipe from Joy of Baking  & was just perfect for kids party.  

Ingredients :
  1. All purpose flour - 1 1/2 cups
  2. Cornflour - 1/2 cup
  3. Salt - 1/4 tsp
  4. Icing sugar - 1/4 cup
  5. Unsalted butter - 1 cup
  6. Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  7. Icing sugar for topping
cookie 2

Direction to bake :

1.   Preheat the oven at 180 C.  Line the baking pan with the parchment paper.

2.   Sieve together flour, cornflour & salt.

3.   Beat the butter and sugar until smooth and creamy.  Beat in vanilla extract.

4.   Add the flour mixture & beat until well combined.

5.   Cover & refrigerate the dough for one hr until firm.

6.  Divide the dough & form them into balls and place them in the prepared baking sheets.  Bake it for 15 mins or until done.

7.  Allow it to cool for 5 mins & sprinkle the icing sugar over the cookies.  Store it in the air tight container for longer use.

cookie 3

Serve with tea.

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Savoury biscuits - Diamond cuts

>> Tuesday, November 1, 2011

cuts 1

One of my favourite snack from my childhood days.  I love to have it either sweet or savoury kind.  And this time I made savoury which serves as a perfect snack for the kids.  It's crunchy & tasty :)

Ingredients :
  1. All purpose flour (Maida) - 1 cup
  2. Salt to taste
  3. Sesame seeds (optional) - 1 tsp
  4. Oil - 1 tbsp plus for frying
  5. Red chilly powder - 2 tsp
  6. Water for kneading
cuts 2

Direction to cook :

1.   Mix together the flour, salt, sesame seeds, red chilly powder & hot 1 tbsp oil.  Knead the dough & keep aside.

2.   Meanwhile heat the oil in the deep frying pan.  Divide the dough into equal balls.

3.   Roll the dough like chapathi (or like CD) & cut them like a diamond shape using the sharp knife or pizza cutter.

4.   Fry the diamond cuts in the oil till crispy and light golden brown in color.

5.   Store it in the air tight container for longer use.

cuts 3

Enjoy the snacks:)

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