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Karuppu Kavuni Arisi Murukku / கருப்பு கவுனி அரிசி முறுக்கு - Krishna Jayanthi Recipes







Ingredients

Karuppu Kavuni Arisi Powder - 1 cup
Fried gram dal powder             - 1/4 cup
Butter                                       - 1 tsp
Asafoetida                               - a pinch
Cumin seeds                           - 1/4 tsp
Salt                                         - 1/4 tsp


Method

Grind 2 cups of Karuppu kavuni arisi in a rice mill.( no need to roast the rice)
Grind the fried gram dal to a fine powder in a mixie and sieve.
Take a bowl, add 1 cup kavuni arisi maavu , 1/4 cup fried gram dal powder, 1 tsp butter,asafoetida, salt, cumin seeds & mix well.
Add little water at a time to make smooth dough.
Take a small portion , fill the greased murukku press with that dough.
Heat oil in a kadai.
Grease a ladle, squeeze it out in a circle motion & transfer it to the hot oil.
When it is done on one side , flip it.
When the sound stops & oil stops bubbling , take it our from the oil and transfer it into a kitchen towel.
Let it cool & store it in an air tight container..



sugarcane Pongal / கரும்பு சாறு பொங்கல்




Ingredients 

Sugarcane Juice             : 1 cup
Cooked Rice                  : 1/2 cup
Cardamom powder       : 1/4 tsp
Dry ginger powder       : 1/4 tsp
Ghee                             : 2 tbsp
Cashewnuts
Grapes

Method

Heat a Vengala Panai / Bronze pot , add sugarcane juice and bring it to boil.
Reduce the flame & simmer for 10 minutes till the sugarcane is slightly thick.
Add cooked rice and mix.
Simmer the flame and cook for 10 minutes.
Add cardamom powder, dry ginger powder and mix.
When it reaches the thic consistency, switch off the flame.
Heat 2 tbsps ghee in a pan, add cashewnuts & grapes ,fry till golden brown.
Add it to the pongal, mix well .
Serve hot...
                      Happy Pongal 2021!!!!