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Stuffed Brinjal/ gutti vankaya kura

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We need:


Brinjal 6
Peanut powder 1/2 cup
Onion paste 1/2 cup
Ginger garlic paste 2sps
Haldi pinch
Chilli powder 3sps
Salt to taste
Oil 1/4 cup
Cilantro chopped 1/2 cup


Method:

 Slit brinjals and keep them in water.
Mix peanut powder, salt, chili powder, onion paste,haldi,salt and ginger garlic paste.
Mix the stuffing well.
Heat pan and add oil.
Now stuff the mixture in brinjal and drop each one in oil.
Continue the process with all the brinjals.
Add the left over stuffing into the pan and close with lid.
Cook on low to medium flame only till done.
Garnish with chopped cilantro.

Coconut Pudding/ kobbari junnu

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We need:


Condensed milk 1 cup
Grated coconut 1 cup
Curd 1 cup
Elachi powder 1sp


Method:

In a bowl add grated coconut and curd to condensed milk.
Mix well and add elachi powder.
Steam this bowl in rice cooker or idly cooker for 30 mits.
Remove cool and serve.

Fried button idly

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We need:


Idly batter
Button idly tray
Mustard seeds 1/2 sp
Sesame seeds 1sp
Grated coconut 2sps
Salt to taste
Cumin seeds 1/2 sp
Udad dal 1sp
Red chillies 2
Curry leaves 6
Cilantro chopped 3sps
Chilli sauce 2sps
Oil 3sps


Method:


Grease the button idly tray with oil and fill them with idly batter.
Steam the trays as u usually do for the normal idlys.
Remove the idlys and cool.
In a pan heat oil add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, udad dal, curry leaves, coconut, sesame seeds,
chillies.
Saute for few seconds and add idlys.
Now add salt and chilli sauce.
Fry for 5 mits and finally add chopped cilantro.
Serve hot as it is or with any chutney.

Ugadi Pachadi

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Ugadi is telugu new year. It has been said that on this day whatever we do, we keep on doing for the rest of the year. As in life we experience happiness, sorrow, bitterness etc. We make a chutney called ugadi pachadi, where we use all sorts of tastes like tangy, sweet, bitter, hot etc. So life has to be a mixture of all these tastes.


We need:
Raw mango grated 3sps Grated jaggery 3sps Tamrind paste 2sps Green chilli 1/2 chopped Salt pinch
Banana 1 chopped to small pieces Grated coconut 3sps Neem flower 2 pinches



Method:

This pachadi is soo simple to make. Just mix all the ingredents mentioned above. And enjoy.