Tuesday, July 21, 2009

PONGADALU

Pongadalu a traditional andhra recipe made with dosa batter ( adding onion seasoning), a special pan is used to make this recipe. Use 3 cups of rice with 1 cup uraddal and 1/2 teaspoon methi seeds soaked in water overnight and grounded to a fine paste and ferment for 8 hours.

INGREDIENTS:
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  1. Dosa batter
  2. Chopped onions-2 cups
  3. Chenadal-2 table spoons
  4. Ginger garlic paste-1 table spoons
  5. Green chili paste-2 table spoons
  6. Oil- 3 tablespoons
  7. Cumin seeds-1 teaspoon
  8. mustard seeds-1 teaspoon
  9. Chopped Curry leaves-1/4th cup
  10. Soda-1/8Th teaspoon
  11. salt-to taste


METHOD:
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  1. Soak chanadal in water for 1 hour.
  2. heat oil in a pan and cumin seeds and mustard seeds, curry leaves , ginger garlic paste,green chili paste saute well.now
  3. add onions and chanadal ,cook until onion's turn translucent.
  4. Now add this mixture to the batter along with soda and salt.
  5. Heat the pan add 1/4Th teaspoon of oil in each one and pour the batter
  6. fry on both sides and serve hot