Kara Bath Recipe Ingredients Rava/Sooji/Semolina : 1 cup Water : 2cups Chopped onion : 2 tbsps Green chillies : 4 Red chilly : 1 Curry leaves Salt Mustard seeds Urad dal Chana dal Oil
Dry roast rava in a pan for few minutes and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Add urad dal,channa dal and fry. Put chopped green chillies,broken red chilly, curry leaves and fry. Add chopped onion to it and stir. Now add 2 cups of water and salt to it and bring to boil. Add the roasted rava slowly,a little at a time,stir continuously to avoid forming lumps. Close the lid and let it cook on medium flame till done.
Kesari Bath Recipe
Rava : 1 cup Sugar : 1 1/2 - 1 3/4 cup Water : 2 Ghee : 3/4 cup Cashewnuts - a few Cardamom powder : 1/2 tsp Kesari colour powder : a pinch Raisins - a few
Heat a pan,add 1/2 tsp ghee,add the rava and fry till aroma arises. Add water to it and cook covered till done. Add kesari colour powder,sugar to it and cook till thick. Switch off the flame and add cardamom powder and mix. Again heat the remainining ghee,add cashews and fry. Add the raisins and fry till it bloats. Add it to the kesari ,mix well. Serve hot.
Serve hot with Coconut Chutney in a plate together Kaara Bath and Kesari Bath.
Big onion : 1 cup ( Chopped) Tamarind juice : 2 cups Sambar powder : 2 1/2 tbsps Sesame oil : 2 tbsps Mustard seeds Fenugreek seeds Red chilly Curry leaves Salt
Heat oil in a tawa,add mustard seeds,fenugreek seeds,red chilly,curry leaves and fry. Put the onions and fry. Add sambar powder and fry Quickly. Add tamarind juice,salt,,let it boil for 10 minutes. Once the raw smell of sambar powder & tamarind is gone ,switch off the flame. Serve hot with rice .
Ingredients Full cream milk : 1 ltre Lemon juice : 1 tsp Sugar : 1/2 cup Ghee : 2 tsp Milk : 1 tsp Powdered sugar : 3 tsps for dusting the peda Cardamom powder : a pinch
Method Boil milk & simmer for few minutes. Add lemon juice to it and keep stirring until the whey completely separates. Switch off the fire. Place a fine cloth over a container and strain it. Tie the cloth & hang it to a sink tap for 1 hour to let the whey completely drain out.Heat a non stick pan, add the khoya & 1 tsp ghee to it and mix well & let it cook on medium flame until golden brown. Add sugar , 1 tsp milk & mix well & cook until golden brown on low flame. Keep stirring continuously. Add cardamom powder , remaining 1 tsp ghee and mix well. Let it cook for few more minutes. Now remove from flame & let the mixture cool down. Knead into lemon sized balls. Finally take powdered sugar in a plate , roll the peda balls in the sugar , coating them on all the sides . Transfer it to a air tight container. Serve & Enjoy :)
Ingredients Yellow Moong daal : 1/2 cup Sabudana : 1/4 cup Jaggery : 1/2 cup Ghee : 1 tbsp Cashewnuts : 10 nos Cardamom powder : 1/4 tsp Milk : 1/4 cup
Method Wash & soak moong dal & sabudana in water for 1/2 an hour. Pressure cook for 2 whistles with 1/2 cup water. Remove and mix well. Heat the mixture , add grated jaggery to it and mix. Keep stirring and cook on low flame. Switch off the flame and add boiled milk and mix well. Heat a pan with ghee fry cashewnuts till they turn slightly brown and add it to the payasam. Mix well & serve... Enjoy :)
Ingredients Moong dal : 1 cup Jaggery : 1 3/4 - 2 cups Thick coconut milk : 1/2 cup Medium thick coconut milk : 1 cup Coconut pieces : 1 tbsp Cshewnuts : 1 tbsps Raisins : 1 tbsp Cardamom powder : 1/2 tsp Ghee : 1 1/2 tbsp
Method Heat 1 tsp ghee in a kadai and fry for 3 minutes until they turn a little brown. Add 3 cups water to it and allow it to cook on medium flame. Or pressure cook the daal for 2 whistles. Melt the jaggery with 1&1/2 cups water & strain it. Boil in a heavy bottomed pan on medium flame for 5 minutes. Add the mashed dal to it and mix well. Add medium thick coconut milk now ,reduce the flame and let it boil for 10 minutes or until the mixture thickens. Add cardamom powder and mix well. Finally add the thick coconut milk , mix well and cook for a minute. Remove from flame . Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan , fry coconut pieces until golden brown and add it to the payasam. Heat the pan again , add 1 tsp ghee & fry cashews ,raisins , add it to the payasam. Mix well and serve hot. Enjoy....:)