Friday, July 26, 2013

Sesame Seeds Juice / Ellu Juice / Sesame Seed Milkshake ..

Servings : 2 people

Ing :

White sesame seeds : 2 table spoon
Cold milk : 2 cups
Sugar : 4 table spoon (Adjust accordingly)
Cardamom powder : 1/2 tea spoon
Cold water : 1/4 cup (for soaking)

Method :

* Wash and soak sesame seeds in a cold water for 2 hours.

* Drain water from sesame seeds and transfer it into a blender / Mixi jar. Add in sugar,one table spoon of milk and cardamom powder. Blend this for 1 minute or until you get a smooth paste.

*  Once you get smooth paste add in remaining cold milk and blend it for 30 seconds.

* Serve chilled.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Banana Suttavvu / Banana Paddu ..

The recipe is for 2 people.

Equipment required : Aebleskiver pan

Preparation Time :

Soaking rice : 2 hours
Grinding : 1 to 2 minutes (approximately)
Fermentation : 4 to 5 hours or overnight
Cooking : 4 minutes for each batch

Ing :

Idly rice : 1/2 cup
Ripe banana(chopped) : 1 cup
Cardamom powder : 1/4 tea spoon
Jaggery : 1/8 cup (Adjust accordingly,if you like sweet add extra 2 table spoon)
Salt : A pinch

Cold water for grinding : 1/4 cup

Clarified butter / Ghee : 2 table spoon

Method :

* Wash and soak idly rice for 2 hours.

* Drain rice and add it into a mixer jar/blender jar, add in banana and grind it using water until the mixture looks like idly batter (semolina texture).

* Transfer the batter into bowl,add in cardamom powder,jaggery and salt. Mix well and keep batter in a warm place for fermentation. (keep in microwave oven without turning it ON)

* On a low flame heat the Aebleskiver pan. Sprinkle drop of ghee in every holes of the pan.

* Pour a batter(make sure to mix it well) in all the holes and cover the pan with a lid. cook for 2 minutes then turn paddu into other side and cook it without lid.

* Serve with chutney or simply with ghee or unsalted butter ..