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Podalanga poricha kozhambu by Geeta Sami

Pathiya Samayal contest entry by  Geeta Sami Ingredients: Pudalangai- 2 medium Moong dal- 1/4 cup Pepper -1 tbsp Jeera -1 1/2 tsp Curry leaves- few sprigs Asafoetida- little Turmeric- little Salt- 1 tsp or to taste Method : Dry roast pepper and jeer and keep aside. cook moong dhal in pressure cooker or directly in a pan. Wash the vegetable and cut to small pieces. steam them in microwave steamer and keep aside. In a pan add water, then add the pepper and jeera powder and bring it to boil. Add the cooked vegetable and add salt to taste. let it cook for few minutes till you get the right consistency. then add hing and dried and roasted curry leaves.

Milagu Kuzhambu Recipe

Ingredients: Urad dal - 2 tablespoons Black pepper - 2 teaspoons Red chillies - 3 Asafoetida - small piece Handful of curry leaves, washed Tamarind - small lemon-sized (seedless) Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon Salt - 1 teaspoon or as needed Vegetables (choose from brinjals, ladies' finger, or drumstick) Method: In a pan, heat a little gingelly oil and fry the asafoetida. Then add urad dal and black pepper. Fry until the dal turns brown, then add red chillies, tamarind, and curry leaves. Let it cool, then grind into a fine paste. Add turmeric powder and salt. In another pan, boil water and add your choice of vegetables cut into medium-sized pieces, along with a little turmeric and a pinch of salt. Once the vegetables are cooked, add the ground paste and some water. Let it boil for about 5 minutes until you reach the desired consistency. Adjust salt according to taste.

Eggless French Toast

Ingredients: Bread (wholemeal pref)              - 4 slices   Besan                                          - 3 tsp Rice flour                                    - 1 tsp Semolina (rava)                          - 1 tsp Onion (small)                             -1 tsp chat masala                               - 1/4tsp  Paneer cubes                             - 4 or 5 small Salt                                            - little pepper                                       - little Method :   Mix the  flour, rava, salt ,pepper,chat masala and finely cut onions in a bowl. Keep  paneer cubes in 3 or 4 tbsp of water in a bowl and heat it for about 2 min in microwave to make it soft. Take it out and squeeze the water from the paneer and crumble them and add to the flour mixture. Add the water squeezed from paneer to this to make a thick paste.  Heat a  tawa .Take a bread slice and spread the paste on one side and put it on the hot tawa and put little butte


Ingredients: Raw rice                                  2 tbsp Coriander seeds (dhania)        1 1/2 tbsp Coconut (shredded)                 1 cup                   Red chillies                               6 or 7 Pepper                                      1/2 tsp Curry leaves                             one handful Vegetables                              Onions, drumstick and raddish ( white) (can use all or any) Tamarind                                small lemon sized Turmeric                                  a pinch Salt                                           1 1/2 tsp (to suit your taste)    Method : In a pan add a tsp of cooking oil and fry raw rice first , then add red chillies ,pepper (adjust according to taste) and keep aside. Then in little oil, fry coconut till slightly browned and add curry leaves . let it cool. Then grind everything together in the blender  by adding water to make a coarse paste. Next ,in  a pan, add tamarind extract,