Dhokla

dhokla

Ingredients:
1 cup besan
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1/2 tsp green chilli paste
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup sour curd
1/2 cup water
1 tsp fruit salt

For tadka
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
4-5 curry leaves
2-3 green chillies-slit
1 tbsp oil

Method:
Mix the besan, ginger paste, chilli paste, salt, turmeric, sugar and oil and beat in the curd. Beat till smooth. Add the water and mix well again.

Add the fruit salt, stir gently and pour immediately into the greased tin and place in the steamer.

Place a thin cloth between the lid and the steamer, and close tight. Steam for 20 minutes.

Remove the tin from the steamer and keep aside.

Heat the oil for the tadka, add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chillies.

Saute till slightly colored, and add L cup water. Cut the dhokla into desired sized pieces and pour the tadka over. Garnish with the coriander and coconut and serve.

Read more: http://www.awesomecuisine.com/recipes/1211/1/Dhokla/Page1.html#ixzz0WAtLK09V

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Vegetable Idli with green chutney

idli

Ingredients:

1 cup Semolina (Suji)
1 cup fresh Curd
1 tsp Fruit Salt (Eno)
1 cup finely chopped Cabbage
1 chopped Onion
2 tblsp chopped Coriander
A few curry leaves
2 to 3 finely chopped Green Chilies
Salt to taste

How to make suji idli:

* Roast the suji in pan withour oil till it changes it color to light pink on low flame.
* Keep it aside.
* When it gets cool, in a bowl take the curd and add semolina evenly.
* Then add the fruit salt and the remaining ingredients.
* In a pressure cooker put some water to boil.
* Now put 1 spoonful of this batter in the idli maker slots.
* Place this idli maker in the cooker and let it steam for 10 minutes.
* Take it out and serve hot with green chutney.