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How to make Karthigai Pori Urundai

Ingredients: Aval Pori or Nel Pori- 3 cups Jaggery - 1 1/2 cup Sukku (Dry ginger powder) - 1/2 tsp Coconut - 1/2 Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp Water - 1 cup Ghee - 1 cup Method: Clean the Pori to remove the husk. Ensure that is crisp enough. Spread it on a plate. Mix jaggery to water and bring it to boil and ensure that the jaggery dissolves completely. Strain it through a seive to remove the impurites.  Cut the coconut into small pieces (about 1/4 cup of coconut pieces are enough for 3 cups of pori). Bring the jaggery mix to boil and bring it to a syrup consistency. Add the coconut pieces, dry ginger powder and cardamom powder. Bring it to a one string consistency. Pour the syrup over the pori using a laddle little by little. Ensure all the pori is covered with syrup. While pouring the syrup, ensure it is mixed thoroughly. Better use a wooden laddle. Smear ghee in hand, shape small balls. Ensure it is not pressed very hard because if done so, it will get too hard when col

Adai| Adai Dosai| 3 Gram Dosa - A recipe for all times

Adai or Adai Dosai, is one of the most favourite recipe in our house hold. It can be made soft, it can be made crispy, add it with coconut, can be had without any side dish. Most favourite dish of my brother and my daughter, I make this dish whenever my brother and his family come to visit us even though I had made it just the previous day. My daughter likes it much better with Jaggery Ingredients to make Adai: Raw Rice - 1 cup Boiled Rice - 1 cup Bengal Gram - 1 cup Urad Dal - 1 cup Thuvar Dal - 1 cup Green Chillies - 2 nos Red Chillies - 6 nos Curry Leaves - 1/2 cup Coriander Leaves - 1/2 cup Hing - 2 to 4 pinches Salt to taste Oil - to use to cook (1/4 cup) How to make Adai Batter: Soak all the dals and both the rice together after washing them thoroughly. Let them soak for about 4 hours. Grind them in a mixie coarsely along with green chillies,  red chillies, coriander leaves, curry leaves, hing and salt. How to make Adai: Heat a tawa and when hot simmer the fl


This is one of the method I make and it turns out really good. Ingredients: Wheat flour - 1 cup Maida flour - 1/2  cup Rice flour - 1 cup Jaggery - 2 cups Coconut grated - 1 cups Cardamom powder - from 7 to 8 nos Ghee - 1 1/2 cups Method: In a vessel add warm water and jaggery. Keep stirring untill all the jaggery dissolves. Add all the flour one by one to the jaggery water and keep stirring continuously without forming any lumps.  Add the grated coconut and cardamom powder. Make a batter thicker than idly batter and it should be free flowing too. It is always better to use Kuzhipaniyara maker to make appam so that it comes in full round shape and intakes less oil/ghee. If it is fried in oil use very less oil in a shallow and small pan. Use a small round laddle to pour the batter into the oil. Fry both the sides untill golden brown.