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Dec 10, 2005

South Indian Spicy Mixture( Chivda)




Spicy Mixture (South Indian Chivda) This mixture  tastes salty and spicy. Serve this spicy mixture with coffee to your guests.So tasty.




Ingredients
  • Gram flour(Besan) ..........................4 cups
  • Rice Flour .....................................1 cup
  • Chili Powder .................................3 tsp.
  • Asafoetida (Hing)..........................1tsp 
  • Aval (Puffed Rice) .........................2 cups 
  • Pori Kadalai(Chutney Gram) ....... one and half cups
  • Curry Leaves ...............................few
  • Butter .......................................... half stick
  • Groundnut ....................................half kg
  • Cashew Nuts............................... quarter cup
  • Salt to Taste
  • Oil to fry
Method
  • Mix besan, salt, chili powder, hing and melted butter. 
  • Make a thick smooth dough by adding water as necessary . 
  • Heat a pan with oil. Take a handful dough place in a sev mold and press carefully over the hot oil . 
  • Turn and fry the sev until golden and crisp. 
  • Drain on paper towel. 
  • Do this till the dough finishes.
  • Fry the puffed rice(take it out immediately when it becomes fried) porikadalai, groundnuts , cashew nuts and curry leaves in the oil and add to the sev. 
  • Mix well by adding 1 more spoon chili powder, little salt and hing.

Murukku

Kai Murukku is  a snack made for wedding
Kai Murukku



How to make murukku with hand
Kai Muruku Chuttu
(How to make murukku)
This is  South Indian snack.I tried so many times to make this murukku with my hand. Now I can make good murukkus with my hand. Practice makes perfect.

Ingredients


  • Rice...................................... 4 cups
  • Urad Dhal Powder.................half cup
  • Jeera(Cumin Seeds) ............. 1 tsp
  • Butter ..................................1/2 stick 
  • Asafoetida Powder ..............1tsp
    Salt to taste
    Oil to fry
     

Method 


  • Soak the raw rice.Remove water and allow it to dry. 
  • When it dries completely, grind to a powder. 
  • Fry the dhal (gram) and powder it. 
  • Mix the powdered rice, dhal powder, melted butter, salt, cumin seeds,asafoetida with water and make a dough(it should be thick).
  • The dough should not stick to the fingers when touched. 
  • Knead the dough once again and take a small ball sized amount of the dough. 
  • Over a greased sheet , twist the dough between the fore-finger and thumb into a continuous spiral (about 2 , 3,or 5 rounds ) .
  • Heat the oil and when it is hot, put one by one and deep fry them.
  • Have this murukku with tea or coffee..