Wheat rava upma kozhukattai / Broken wheat upma kozhukattai / Godhumai rava pidi kozhukattai / கோதுமை ரவை பிடி கொழுக்கட்டை



Ingredients 

Broken wheat           : 1 cup
Water                        : 2 cups
Grated coconut         : 1/4 cup
Red chilly                 : 2 
Green chilly              : 2
Curry leaves
Mustard seeds
Asafoetida
Oil 
Salt


Method

Dry roast broken wheat for few minutes , remove from pan and let it cool.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds ,then broken red chillies,green chillies,curry leaves,asafoetida one by one.
Add water,salt and let it boil.
When water just comes to a boil,put wheat rava (  broken wheat )  and coconut , mix well ,lower the flame and let it cook until the water evaporates.
Switch off the flame.
Spread the mixture on a plate and let it cool.
Take about 2 tbsps of the rava mixture,roll it into a cylindrical shape and steam it for 10 minutes.
Serve with kothasu or Sambar 


Pasta in white sauce



Ingredients

Pasta                         :  1 cup
Butter                       :  2 tbsp
Refined flour            :  1 1/2 tbsp
Milk                          :  1 1/4 cup
Oregano                    : 1/4 tsp
Pepper                       : 1/2 tsp
Basil leaves 
Salt



Method

Boil pasta in enough water with little salt.
Drain it and add 1/4 tsp olive oil to the pasta to keep it from sticking. 
Heat a pan , melt butter over low flame.
Add refined flour , salt into the butter and fry for few minutes on low flame.
Slowly add milk , stirring continuously.
Continue cooking until smooth and thicked.
Add cooked pasta ,crushed pepper and mix.
Add little water and mix.
Add oregano , basil leaves and give a good mix.
Remove from flame and serve hot.



Classic combo 31


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