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Recipes by Vijaya Venkatesh

Dal Dhokli Wheat Rawa Pesarattu Baingan Partha  Party Menu - 1

Manathakkali Keerai Poricha Koottu

Pathiya Samayal Contest Entry: Manathakkaali Keerai Dish Submitted by: Vijaya Venkatesh Ingredients: Manathakkaali keerai (Black Nightshade leaves) - a small bunch Coconut - a small piece Red chilli - 1 Pepper - 4 or 5 Jeera (Cumin seeds) - 1 tsp Salt - to taste Boiled moong dal - 1 small cup Hing (Asafoetida) - a pinch Mustard seeds - for seasoning Urad dal (Split black gram) - for seasoning Curry leaves - a few Method: Preparation : Wash the Manathakkaali keerai thoroughly and chop the leaves finely. Boil the moong dal and keep it ready. Cooking the Leaves : In a pot, add the chopped Manathakkaali keerai, a little water, salt, and a pinch of hing. Cook until the leaves are tender. Grinding the Masala : Grind the coconut, red chilli, pepper, and jeera into a fine paste using a little water. Combining Ingredients : Add the ground paste to the cooked leaves. Mix well and cook for a few more minutes to blend the flavors. Add the cooked moong dal and mix thoroughly. Seasoning :

Modakkathan Keerai Dosai by Vijaya Venkatesh

Pathiya Samayal contest entry by  Vijaya Venkatesh Ingredients: A small bunch of modakathan keerai Soaked parboiled rice and Urid dal as u do normally for dosas Method: While grinding, add the leaves also. It gives a light green colour to the batter. Allow it to ferment and make dosas as u normally do. This Modakathaan keerai is very useful in preventing Arthritis/Rhuematism

Party Menu 1 by Vijaya Venkatesh

I have used only the dishes which were posted for the  Wheat based contest. Since  all items are made of wheat, i have given 2 or 3 dishes only in each  category. For Starter: Wheat veggie rolls, Wheat flour cutlet and Wheat Rawa Seeralam with green chutney, tomato sauce Nannari Sherbat, Main course: Ribbons chowmin Dal Bhatti Wheat Rawa Kichadi and Kadhi Dessert: Wheat Banana cake, Wheat Rawa Pineapple Halwa

Dal Dhokli by Vijaya Venkatesh

This is the second entry posted by Vijaya Venkatesh Ingredients: Green whole Moong 1/2 cup (sprouted moong can also be used) (left over moong subji can also be used) Wheat flour 2 cups salt to taste haldi powder 1/2 tsp Mirchi powder 1 -2 tsp depending on ur taste Garlic pods 3 or 4 (optional) cooking oil 2 tbs Jaggery smal piece (optional) Method: Soak green moong for 2 hrs and boil adding little haldi powder. If u are using sprouted moong just boil adding little haldi pwder. Add salt, haldi and mirchi powder, crushed garlic pods and oil and mix well with the wheat flour.once the ingredients mix well add water and kneed the atta into a soft dough. Keep aside for 1/2 an hour. Roll the dough like chappathi and cut them in lenghth and breath so that u will get square shaped pieces. Heat a heavy bottomed vessel and add 2 cups of water and boil it. When it starts boiling, add the boiled moong. After 2 min. add the cut pieces and boil them for few min. Stir occassionall

Wheat Rava Pesaratru

Contest entry posted by Vijaya Venkatesh Ingredients : Broken Wheat (small one) 1 cup Paasi paruppu or payatham paruppu or Green whole moong 1 cup Green chillies 2, hing- small piece or little powder, curry leaves red chillies 2 ginger 1 small piece Methi leaves 1 small bunch or u can add onion or grated cabbage Soak the dal for 1 hr...if u r using whole green moong soak it for 3 hrs. Soak the broken wheat for half an hour Method: Grind chillies, ginger and salt first and then add moong/dal and grind it to coarse paste adding little water. Once its done, add wheat rawa and just grind it for few min.Remove the ground paste and add hing, curry leaves and add cut methi leaves/cut onions/grated cabbage. Keep aside for 1/2 an hour. Heat a tawa and spread the paste just like dosas ..coconut chutney or mint and dhaniya chutney or milagai podi will be a good side dish.