Vidhu's kitchen

Green Gram Dal Urundai / Green Gram Dal ladoo / பாசிப்பயறு உருண்டை



Ingredients

Green gram dal           : 1 cup
Sugar                           : 3/4 cup
Ghee                            : 1/2 to 3/4 cup
Cardamom Powder      : 1/4 tsp
Cashewnuts                  : 2 tbsps


Method

Dry roast green gram dal in medium flame until it changes colour.
Switch off the flame,transfer to a plate & let it cool.
Take a mixie jar , add roasted dal & grind it to a fime powder.
Seive it twice.
In the same jar , add sugar & grind to a fine powder.
Chop / break the cashews into small pieces & fry them in little ghee till golden brown & keep aside.
Now heat ghee in the same pan on low flame.
In a wide bowl , add the seived dal powder, sugar powder, cardamom powder, fried cashews & mix well.
Add warm ghee little by little , mix & when it is still warm , make balls.
Once it cools store it in an air tight container.




Paneer Barbeue on Gas Grill / Paneer Tikka on Gas Grill



Ingredients

Paneer Cubes                     : 20 pieces
Yogurt                                : 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder               : 1/4 tsp
Red chilly Powder             : 3/4 tsp
Coriander powder              : 3/4 tsp
Garam masala powder       : 1/2 tsp
Kasuri methi                      : 1/2 tsp
Salt 

Method

In a bowl mix curd ,red chilly powder,garam masala powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, kasuri methi & salt well. 
Add paneer cubes.
Gently mix well and keep aside for 1/2 an hour.
Here i am using Chefman Gas Grill ( Click here to buy )
Place the steel plate on gas stove, add 1//2 cup water.
Now place non - stick grill place & reduce the flame.
Place paneer cubes and cook on low flame.
Turn in between.
Fry / grill until the paneer cubes turns golden brown & crisp.
Serve hot
Enjoy...


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Mahalaya Amavasya Recipes

Peanut Chutney - Side dish for Idli / Dosa



Ingredients

Peanuts                             : 1/2  cup
Onion                               : 1
Red chillies                      : 4
Tamarind                          : a small piece
Mustard seeds
Salt
Curry leaves
Oil


Method


Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan , add peanuts & fry until browned.
Remove from flame and let it cool.
Add chopped onion , red chillies, tamarind in the same pan & fry for few minutes.
Remove from flame and let it cool.
Transfer to a mixie jar , add required salt , add little water and grind to a smooth paste.
For tempering , heat 12 tsp oil in a pan, add mustard seeds , curry leaves, red chilly & let them crackle for a second.
Pour the tempering over the chutney and mix well.
Serve with idli / Dosa
Enjoy....