Kempu Chitranna rice dish from south kanara

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Today, marks the beginning of 2017, another new year. Wishing all my readers a very happy and prosperous new year. May this year  be an awesome one for all of us. On this ocassion presenting a rice dish from South Kanara. This is another variety of rice dish which eases my cooking.  It is  full of flavours and easy to make. This is   “Kempu Chitranna” which means Red Rice. (more…)

Moongdal payasam, mangalore style

Moongdal payasam is a tasty sweet which has a cooling effect on the body. Thus, with summer at its peak, you can enjoy this delicacy. Moreover, with Ugadi round the corner, it may be in the wish list.

Each  state have adapted their own method of cooking. The North  Karnataka  recipe I had written long time back. You can check it here.Today, I am presenting to you Mangalorean style or Udupi style ( South Canara) style of this payasam.

Coconut milk is used here. I have grinded cashews with a little coconut and mixed it.  Thus it is both vegan and gluten free food.

With Ugadi approaching, I am planning to write a few good posts and finally make a collection of recipes too from bloggers for you. Please do keep watching this space.

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moongdal payasa

Moongdal payasam, mangalore style
Recipe Type: Sweets
Cuisine: Udupi
Author: Jayashree
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 4
A tasty and cool dish to beat the heat
Ingredients
  • Moongdal 1cup
  • ghee 2tsp
  • coconut milk 2 cup
  • jaggery 1cup
  • grated coconut 1tbsp
  • cashew 6
  • cardamom 4
Instructions
  1. Wash the moongdal and keep it aside. Take a thick bottom pan,add the ghee and roast the moong dal. Add water and cook it. Alternately, you can put it in the pressure cooker at this stage.
  2. But, this does not require much time, so I prefer to cook by the direct method. Once it is cooked, add the coconut milk and stir well. Add the jaggery. Grind the coconut with cashew and cardamom. Add this to it. Boil for a minute. Remove from fire. Moongdal payasam is ready
Notes
You can avoid adding the extra coconut. Cashews can be garnished over also.

 

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moongdal payasa

Ingredients :

Moongdal 1cup
ghee 2tsp
coconut milk 2 cup
jaggery 1cup
grated coconut 1tbsp
cashew 6
cardamom 4
Method :
Wash the moongdal and keep it aside. Take a thick bottom pan,add the ghee and roast the moong dal. Add water and cook it. Alternately, you can put it in the pressure cooker at this stage.
But, this does not require much time, so I prefer to cook by the direct method. Once it is cooked, add the coconut milk and stir well. Add the jaggery. Grind the coconut with cashew and cardamom. Add this to it. Boil for a minute. Remove from fire. Moongdal payasam is ready.
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Sweet potato kheer

Since the beginning of the new year, I have been on a sweet spree here ! My third sweet dish in a row Sweet potato kheer! I recently made this kheer and it was too good, so I decided to share with you all.  Sweet potato is again another healthy food . It is rich source of Vitamin A. It also contains Vitamin B, Vitamin C along with other minerals as calcium, magnesium, iron and phosphorous. (more…)

coastal cooking ajwain tambli

In the coastal region as rice is the staple food, many varieties of accompaniments are served with rice. A wide range of tasty chutneys, tangy gojjus, healthy  tamblis of various kinds and not to mention their sambar and rasams which are made with fresh coconut are just too good. Ajwain tambli is not only tasty but also good for health. (more…)