Thursday, June 14, 2012

Sheera ..Rava kesari



Sheera..RAva kesari...

Ingredients
1 cup semolina (sooji)(RAva)
3 tbsp ghee
1/2 cups sugar
10 cashewnuts
10 raisins (kismis)
1/2 tsp cardamoms powder
a pinch orange or yellow food colour

Method
Dry roast the semolina in a pan for a few seconds till it gets slightly heated. Keep aside.
Heat ghee in a deep pan, add the cashew nuts and raisins and fry till they turn golden brown.

Add 3 cups of boiling water to the semolina and mix well, while stirring continuously.
Add a pinch of orange food colour, mix well and cook till the mixture becomes thick.

Add the sugar, cardamom pwd and mix well till it dissolves, Add fried cashews and raisins and mix well.
Garnish it with remaining cashew nuts, raisins.
Serve hot.

Thattai..Rice Cracker


Rice Cracker...Thattai

Rice flour - 1 cup
Urad dal - 4 tbsp , ground to fine powder
Chana dal - 2 tbsp i used roasted dalia as i didnt soak chana dal..
Butter - 2 tbsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Sesame seeds - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - for deep frying

Method :

Mix all the ingredients and make a thick dough adding very little water at a time. Take a plastic sheet or a ziploc cover n make thin round shapes..with hands.

Heat oil in a pan and Deep fry till golden brown n crisp.
..Store in Airtight containter and serve it at tea time..

yummy grandmas recipe ready to munch..

Enjoy!!!

Umita Unni..