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    DEEPAVALI DELICACIES



    Topic started by NOV on Mon Oct 25 00:17:56 .




    It’s that period of time again - of glorious food, succulent sweets, fiery curries, sweet memories
    and colourful albeit noisy celebrations.
    Yup, Deepavali is just around the corner and you know what that means - yet another
    opportunity to exercise your culinary skills.
    Let us use this thread to request and share recipes, tips and everything else related to Deepavali
    cooking.
    Happy celebrations to each and every one of you!




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    NOV (@ bkj-*) on: Mon Oct 25 00:26:35




    MURUKKU - Version 1

    Ingredients

    White gram (ulunthu)Flour - 500 gm
    Rice flour - 500 gm
    Butter - 160gm
    Coconut - 1
    Sesame seed - 50 gm
    Cumin seeds - 50 gm
    Salt to taste
    Cooking oil for frying


    Method

    Mix both kind of flours and salt.
    Soften the butter and mix well with flour.
    Add sesame and cumin seeds and mix thoroughly.
    Extract think coconut milk from the coconut.
    Add coconut milk bit by bit until you get the right consistency.
    Put dough in Murukku press and press out on banana leaves or pieces of paper.
    Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown.
    Keep in air-tight container.

    Tips
    Fry a small ball of tamarind first, to remove odour of oil.
    If the consistency of the dough is too watery, the Murukku will absorb oil.





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    NOV (@ bkj-*) on: Mon Oct 25 00:28:34




    MURUKKU - Version 2

    Substitute ulunthu with kadalai maavu.
    Everything else remain the same.





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    Venky Narayanan (@ 1cus*) on: Mon Oct 25 02:48:29




    recipe for Appam (sweet) is posted in the appam thread
    http://forumhub.com/southfood/11221.09.14.20.html





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    latha (@ 151.*) on: Wed Oct 27 08:15:58




    Badam cake:
    very easy!! soak badams and peel the skin. grind it nicely with a bit of milk. in a non-stick pan, put the mix and add sugar as needed. cook till it is thick. add a couple of tbsp ghee, cook till it doesn't stick to the sides.( a bit like mysorepAgu). put it in a greased plate and slice when cold. plain, pure sweet!!!
    same can be done with cashews also!





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    latha (@ 151.*) on: Wed Oct 27 08:23:16




    Badam cake:

    soak badams and peel the skin. grind them nicely with a bit of milk. put it in a non-stick pan and add sugar. cook till it becomes thick. Add a couple of tbsp ghee and cook till it doesn't stick to the sides (like MysorepAgu). Empty in a greased plate and slice when cold.
    plain, simple sweet!!
    can do the same with Cashews as well!





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    latha (@ 151.*) on: Wed Oct 27 08:34:29




    Different version of Murukku for the people abroad:

    steam maida (plain flour). add salt, ghee or margarine and jeera. make the dough with water and make murukku. tasty!





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    NOV (@ bkj-*) on: Thu Oct 28 02:32:06




    RIBBON PAKODA

    Ingredients

    Gram Flour - 1kg
    Rice Flour - 500 gm
    Ulunthu Flour - 250 gm
    Small Onions - 100 gm
    Curry Leaves - 2 bunches
    Dried Chilly - 2 tahil
    Salt to taste
    Cooking oil for frying


    Method

    Combine the three kinds of flour.
    Wet grind the onions, curry leaves and chilly with a little water.
    Add the ground mixture bit by bit until you get the right consistency. Add water if necessary.
    Put dough in Pakoda press and press out directly into the hot oil and fry until golden brown.
    Keep in air-tight container.





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    RR (@ 192.*) on: Fri Oct 29 08:11:07




    ATHIRASAM (my mom's recipe)

    (for about 10 athirasam's)

    pacharisi - 1/4 kg
    vellam - 200g
    aelakkaai - 3

    arisiyai nangu kaLainthu vittu kaal mani neram oora vaiththu
    thanneerai nangu vadiththu vittu nizhalil ularththa vendum.
    arisi eera pathamaaga irukkum pothu mixie-il araithu kolla
    vendum. maavai salladayil (in sieve) saliththu eduthukondu,
    vellaththai konjam thanneer vittu paagu kaaicha vendum.
    paagu kattiyaaga illaamal ilam pathamaaga irukkum
    pothu irakki vida vendum. piragu oru thattil maavai kotti
    konjam konjamaaga paagai vittu kilari vaiththu kollavum.
    maru naal athai (so that it is soft) thatti ennayil pottu edukkavum.






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    aarthi (@ gil-*) on: Fri Oct 29 08:26:39




    Sorry RRR,
    Translation in English please
    Thanks in advance





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