Monday, May 21, 2012

ANDHRA THALI-4

Hello the weekend andhra thali menu as follows.This entry goes to srivallis Indian Thali Mela
  1. French beans besan
  2. Potlakaya aava/snake guard cooked with mustard coconut gravy
  3. Tomato pachadi
  4. Mint tomato rasam
  5. Menthi majjiga/buttermilk flavored with fenugreek powder
  6. Tindora tomato fry/dondi deep fried and seasoned  with tomato and onion
  7. Steamed rice
  8. Pappadams
INGREDIENTS FOR FRENCH BEANS BESAN
  • Frozen french beans-1pack
  • Chopped onion-1/2 cup
  • Besan or chickpea flour-2 tbs
  • Green chili paste-2 ts
  • Vamu/ajwain/carom seeds-1/8th ts
  • Sesame seeds-1 tbs
  • Cumin mustard-1/2 ts
  • Salt-to taste
  • turmeric-1/8th spoon
PREPARATIONS:
  • Microwave beans and cook till done
METHOD:
  • Heat oil in a pan add seeds and let them splutter
  • Now add onions and chili paste and saute till onion turns pink
  • Add beans and fry for 6 minutes
  • add besan flour and salt cook till done
2.INGREDIENTS FOR POTLAKAYA AAVA
  1. Frozen snake guard-1 pack
  2. onion-2 tbs
  3. Oil-3tbs
  4. Cumin mustard-1 ts
INGREDIENTS FOR COCONUT  MASALA
  1. Frozen coconut-1/2 cup
  2. Curd-1/2 cup
  3. Green chili paste-2ts
  4. mustard powder-1ts
  5. Roasted methi powder-1/8th spoon
  6. Turmeric-1/2 ts
  7. Roasted chanadal powder-12tbs
  8. Salt-to taste
  9. garlic pod-1
Blend all ingredients by adding some water and make fine paste

METHOD:
  1. Microwave snake guard till soft strain and set a side
  2. Heat oil in a pan and make seasoning add onion and snake guard pieces fry til done
  3. Now add the mustard curd paste and little salt cook till done
3.TOMATO PACHADI:
  1. Roma tomatoes-4
  2. Onion-2ts
  3. Green chilis-6
  4. Roasted sesame seed powder-2 tbs
  5. Roasted peanut powder-1 ts
  6. Dry coconut powder-2 ts
  7. Turmeric-1/8th spoon
  8. Garam masala powdeer-1/8th ts
  9. Salt-to taste
  10. Garlic pod-1
  11. Oil-2 tbs
  12. Cumin mustard-1ts
  13. Curry leaves-3
  14. Hing pinch
  15. Tamarind paste-1/2 ts
PREPARATIONS
  • Heat 1 ts oil in a wok add chopped tomatoes onions and green chilis close lid and cook till soft
  • Now in a mixi jar blend all ingredients to fine paste
  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin and mustard curry leaves hing and fry
  • add seasoning to the chutney mix well and serve
MINT TOMATO RASAM
  1. Tomatoes chopped-1 cup
  2. Crushed mint-1ts
  3. Rasam powder-2 ts
  4. Garlic paste-1 ts
  5. Salt-to taste
  6. Oil-1tbs
  7. Cumin mustard-1 ts
  8. Curry leaves-3
  9. hing- pinch
PREPARATIONS:
  • Cook tomatoes by adding little water till soft
  • Now blend the tomato pieces to fine paste
  • Heat oil in a pan and make seasoning add garlic paste and add the tomato puree and water if needed
  • No add the powders and cook tiil done
INGREDIENTS FOR MENTHI MAJJIGA
  • Curd-1 cup
  • Chopped onion-1 tbs
  • Chopped green chilis-1 ts
  • Coriander leaves chopped -2tbs
  • Sour cream 2tbs
  • Roasted methi pwder-1/4th ts or less
  • Turmeric-1/8th spoon
  • Salt- to taste
  • Curry leaves-4
  • Oil-2 ts
  • Cumin mustard -1/2 ts
PREPARATIONS:
  1. In a bowl mix curd sour cream salt coriander leaves and little water then set it a side.
  2. This  should be of medium consistency
METHOD
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  1. Heat oil in a pan add cumin mustard curry leaves onion and green chilis saute well till onion turns light brown
  2. Now add methi powder turmeric and mix well
  3. Turn off heat and add this thadka to the curd mixture
  4. Tasty menthi majjiga is ready to serve
INGREDIENTS FOR TINDORA TOMATO FRY:
  1. Tindora/ivyguard/dondakaya/kovakkai chopped into circles-3 cups
  2. Tomatoes chopped -1/4t cup
  3. Onion chopped-1/2 cup
  4. Salt-to taste
  5. Red chili powder-1 ts
  6. garam masala-1ts
  7. Peanuts-fist ful
  8. Turmeric-1/8th spoon
  9. Cumin mustard-1ts
  10. curry leaves-3
  11. garlic pod chopped finely-1ts
PREPARATIONS:
  • Deep fry dondi pieces till golden brown and set a side
  • Fry peanuts and set a side
  • In a bowl mix powders and salt Set side
METHOD:
  1. Heat oil in a pan add cumin and mustard and curry leaves
  2. Let them splutter now add garlic and onion fry well add tomatoes cook till soft
  3. Now add fried dondi,peanuts ,powders and mix well
  4. Tasty dondi fry is ready to serve
SERVE ALL THE CURRIES WITH COOKED RICE AND PAPPADAMS.TASTY ANDHRA THALI IS READY TO SERVE