Thursday, March 25, 2010

Happy Ugadi & Ramnavmi

Wish you a very happy Ugadi and Ramvanmi..I want to post Ugadi dishes  long back but some how couldn't post it. Ugadi dishes includes Shevgi Payasa (vermicelli sweet), Manvinkai Anna (Mango Rice), Koshmbri (salad).

Here I am writing the very famous salad that is koshmbri. Mango rice you can find here.
  • 1/2 cup Moong dal (soaked for 5-6 hrs)
  • 1 Carrot (shredded)
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1-2 green Chilies (chopped)
  • Few Coriander leaves (chopped)
  • Lemon and Salt as per taste.
Mix all the above ingredients and give tempering with following ingredients.
 For Tempering / Tadaka:
  • Oil,
  • Mustard seeds, 
  • Hing.
Ramnavami dishes are very simple they are Chow- Chow Bath ..means Upama & Sheera (sooji halwa)

 Sooji Halwa/ Sheera
  • 1 cup Rava/ Sooji
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom (powder)
  • Few Raisins
  • 1/4 cup Milk (hot)
  • 2-3 Tbsp Ghee
  • Water as required (hot)
       In non stick pan pour ghee and roast rava on medium heat till you get nice aroma. Add sugar and mix for few minutes. Add hot milk and water, raisin and stir it well. (no lumps) Cook for few minutes and turn off the heat cover it and let it cook its steam.

Serve hot...

Upama/ Upittu
  • 1 cup Rava
  • 1Onion (chopped)
  • 2-3 green Chilies (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Split chickpeas
  • A pinch Hing
  • 1/4 Sugar (optional)
  • Few Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
       Roast the rava with little oil till nice aroma and keep it a side. Heat the pan with oil add mustard , cumin seeds, hing, curry leaves, urad dal, split chickpeas and allow them to splutter. Add onion and fry till they get tender. Add water (as required), add sugar, salt and bring to boil. Once water is boiling add roasted rava and stir contentiously to avoid lumps. Once it starts thicken then turn off the heat.

Serve hot.


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Latha said...

Everything looks so YUMMY!

Madhuri Krishna Bhat said...

Yummy festive platter

Sum said...

Looks yum!

Sushma Mallya said...

lovely dishes there...all of them looks delicious, hope u had a great ugadi and happy ramnavmi

Srividhya Ravikumar said...

wow.. looks awesome.. following you

Hari Chandana P said...

Wonderful platter.. looks inviting dear!!

Deepa said...

mmm..all the clicks are so delicious..

Unknown said...

Yummy Ugadi food ...Happy belated Ugadi and Rama Navami to you


shahana said...

Loved your mango rice and salad combination.really tempting!

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