Thursday, September 24, 2009

NIVEDYAM ON 6 TH DAY OF DEVI NAVRATHRI(SARASWATHI DEVI)

Today I made chikpea sundal and drakshapallu aka sweet grapes(jaggery dumplings) a traditional and very old sweet made as nivedyam for God,these are so simple,tasty and quick making recipes,people who are busy can make this nivedyam during the festival.The recipes are as follows.



INGREDIENTS FOR CHIKPEA SUNDAL:
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  1. Dry chikpeas(black chena)-1 cup
  2. Chopped green chillis-1 tablespoon
  3. Oil-3 teaspoons
  4. Turmeric-1/4Th teaspoon
  5. Salt-to taste
  6. Cumin and mustard-teaspoon of each

METHOD:

  1. Soak peas in water overnight,drain the water and pressurecook
  2. Cook until done,strain excess water
  3. Heat oil and make seasoning,add chilis,turmeric,salt and cooked peas
  4. Fry for 5 minutes and turnoff the flame



INGREDIENTS FOR DRAKSHAPALLU(JAGGERY DUMPLINGS)
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  1. Maida/all purpose flour-1 cup
  2. Jaggery-1 cup
  3. Baking soda-2 pinches
  4. Cardamom powder-1/4Th teaspoon
  5. Milk-to mix the batter

METHOD

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and make thick batter
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the batter like small fritters,slowly it rises up
  3. Deep fry till golden colour
  4. And place on paper towel to absorb excess oil

2 comments:

Sanghi said...

Lovely decoration, delicious!

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