Monday, June 20, 2011

Dates Coconut Magic!

  • Dates 10 (seedless)
  • Condensed milk 1 Tbsp
  • Coconut 1/2 cup + 1/2 cup
  • Chopped cashewnuts 1/4 cup 
Slowly blend all the ingredients except the 1/2 cup of coconut in a food processor. Transfer it into a bowl and make small balls. Roll each  ball in freshly grated coconut. Desiccated coconut can also be used for easiness.

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Saturday, June 11, 2011

Cherupayar (Moong Dal) Thoran

  • Moong Dal (cherupayar) 1/4 kg
  • Coconut 1/2 portion
  • Shallots 2 to 4
  • Green chilly 3
  • Garlic 3 cloves
  • Turmeric pdr 1/2 Tsp
  • Pepper pdr 1 Tsp
  • Mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • Water
  • Salt 
  • Oil
Soak moong dal for 30 to 45 min. Cook it and keep it aside. Grind together coconut, shallots, chilly, garlic and turmeric pdr. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add sliced shallots and curry leaves. When it turns brown, add the grounded coconut into this. Add rqd amount of salt and saute it for few mins. Finally add cooked moong dal and pepper pdr into it and mix well. Sprinkle little water and cover it. cook it for few more min.

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