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Aug 25, 2011

Vegetarian Spring Roll

Ingredients
  • Spring roll wrappers
  • Carrots cut like match sticks................1/4 cup
  • Cooked Rice noodles.........................1/4 cup
  • Red pepper cut like match sticks  .......1tbsp
  • Lettuce................................                1leaf
  • Pepper and salt to taste
  • Olive oil to sprinkle

Vegetarian spring roll with vegetables
Spring Roll
Method

  • Submerge the spring roll in medium hot water until pliable about 10 seconds.
  • Place the lettuce leaf . noodles and keep all the other vegetables on it. 
  • Add salt and pepper. sprinkle little olive oil.Fold first and then fold the sides and roll. It  sticks at the end. 
  • This dish can be taken for lunch. It is very healthy and tasty. I tried with other dry vegetables and it came out well. Try it. Enjoy. 
  • This is very simple dish  to do.
  • Tips You can use rice noodles, tofu,cabbage, bean sprouts scallion , coriander leaves, avocado mush room and any dry curries.

Ulunthu Kozhakattai

Ulunthu  Kozhakattai
Ulunthu Kozhakattai
Ingredients
  • Urad dhal…………….. 1 cup
  • Green chilis…………....3
  • Grated coconut………. half cup
  • Ginger………………. .1 piece
  • Curry leaves………….. few
  • Mustard seeds……….. 1tsp
  • Rice flour………… .....1 cup
  • Water………………...1/2 cup
  • Oil ………………….. 1 tsp
  • Salt ………………….1 tsp
  • Asafoetida……………half tsp
Ulundhu Kozhakattai
  Method
  • Soak the dhal for an hour and grind coarsely with chili and salt.
  • Steam this mixture for 10 minutes. 
  • Heat a pan with oil add mustard seeds curry leaves,chopped ginger asafoetida and when mustard crackle add the steamed mixture and stir well..
  • Add coconut and make small balls and keep
  • Boil the water in a pan and add oil, salt and rice flour,maida.
  • Stir well with out forming lumps. When it becomes thick dough,cover and keep. 
  • Knead the dough with little oil till it becomes smooth.
  • Make cups and place this dhal pournam and cover them.
  • Steam all the kozhakattais for 10 minutes.

Onion Pakoda

Onion Pakodas are with onion and good snack on rainy day
Onion Pakoda







Onion Pakoda (venkaya pokoda) is famous Indian snack .Eat pakodas and drink coffee/tea.

Ingredients

  • Besan(Chickpeas Flour………. 4cups
  • Rice Powder…………………..2 tsp
  • Chili Powder …………………3tsp
  • Asafoetida……………………1/2 tsp
  • Onion(cut into strips)………….4
  • Ajwain……………………….1/2
  • Coriander Leaves.................... few
  • Salt to Taste
Method 


  • Mix besan, rice flour, chili powder, salt, hing and coriander leaves in a bowl and add cut onions. 
  • Make a thick paste by adding very little water
  • Heat a pan with oil and drop gently a small lump of mixture with your fingers.,.
  • Deep fry till it becomes golden color.Drain on a paper towel. 
  • Serve with chutney or tomato ketchup .