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GONGURA FRIED RICE...RED SORREL LEAVES RICE

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GONGURA FRIED RICE

Reposted post of 3/12/11 with step wise latest pictures now....
For video.......

https://youtu.be/3vP-jP3pZj8

A famous delicacy of south india,gongura rice is so easy to prepare and tastes delicious..can be prepared in minutes of time..
Materials:

Gongura paste: 1 cup Sorrel leaves/gongura should be well washed,boiled and made in to paste.Cooked rice: 1 and 1/2 cups
Nuvvula podi / sesame powder: 1/4 th cup


Seasoning items: 1 tsp  each of mustard seeds,urad daal, chana daal and jeeraCurry leaves : 2 tbspRed mirchi slits :of 2 nosGreen chilli slits of 2 nos
Cashews: optional
Garlic flakes :6 to 8 optional

Methi seeds :1/2 tspSaltOil 2 tbsp

SABUDANA KHEER...IP way

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Sabudana kheer..InstaPot way.


For video...... https://youtu.be/2zCx82QqRZk
Materials..


Sabudana..1 glassSugar Or jaggery..1glassWater..2 1/2 glassesWhole milk....2 glassesCashews..2 tbspRasins..1 tbspCardamom powder..1/4 tspGhee ..1 tbsp.                                Method..                                   Wash and Soak sabudana one hour before..Turn IP to Saute..and  after its hot..add ghee to the IP pan..Add cashews and after a minute when they turn brown,add raisins and after a minute take them out in tona small plate with a wooden spoon..Add immediately water to the pan and after it starts boiling add soaked sabudana and boil for a few minutes..Then add milk and boil..Then add sugar and mix well..




Now Cancel/switch off saute mode..closethe lid,close the vent ,sealing knob..

Turn Manual cooking for 14 minutes..And after done leave it for a few minutes..Sugar may be added before or after manual cooking too..But then it requires saute for 1 more minute..Then cancel /switch off..Add…

ATUKULU..AVAL HALWA ....WITH SUGAR

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AVAL..POHA..HALWA..WITH SUGAR


A variety among prasadams we offer in Puja,as a bhog is easily cooked in minutes of time.
Materials..
Atukulu..poha.. 1 glass
Sugar..1 glass
Ghee..2 tablespoons
Cashews..Raisins..a few
Saffron ..3 strands
Cardamom powder..a pinch
Water..3 and 1/2 glasses
Method...



Place Aval in a vessel,add water,rinse ,and strain the water immediately..Place the rinsed aval on a paper tissue,and dap the water.
Place a pan on the stove and roast the half dried poha,remove from the fire,after it's cool,pulse in mixie grinder for a few times,to make in to coarse powder.
Place a vessel,add 1 tsp ghee and fry cashews,after a minute of frying,to light gold colour,add raisins,fry for another minute,till they turn plump..remove from fire and keep aside.
In the same vessel,add 1 tsp ghee,and add coarse poha and roast it,till a bit golden in colour..remove it from fire.
Prepare sugar syrup now,by placing sugar along with water..boil for 5 minutes in medium flame,add saffron strand…

AVAL HALWA..POHA HALWA..ATUKULA HALWA

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AVAL..POHA..ATUKULA HALWA  WITH JAGGERY


Aval..poha.. halwa is a sweet made as a bhog to Lord Sri Krishna in India.
Prepared this with jaggery as Sri Krishnashtami and Varalakshmi vratham both were celebrated on Friday,and I opt using jaggery on Fridays.
Very simple recipe made in 10 minutes.

Materials..
Atukulu..poha..aval..1 small glass
Jaggery..same measurement as POHA

Ghee 2  tbsp
Cashews..1 tbsp slits
Raisins..1 tbsp
Saffron..3 strands
Cardamom powder..1 pinch
Water..3 glasses

Method..
1..Place poha to the pan and add half tsp ghee and roast it till brown in low temp,remove and set aside in a plate.

2..Add half tsp ghee and after heating add cashews and fry in low  heat for a minute,the immediately add the raisins and fry for half a minute until raisins gurn plump..take off from the pan in to a plate,and set aside.

3..Now when the roasted poha turns in to cold,dry grind them for a few pulses in mixie grinder..we get coarse ravva type powder after grinding..keep aside.

4..Place th…

PARAMANNAM..RICE PUDDING..INSTAPOT

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PARAMANNAM..RICE PUDDING..IN INSTAPOT.. 
Paramannam..rice pudding..milk kheer is too tasty in instapot..done it for the first time on a trial and error basis in my way .. and could succeed in making it more yummy than in normal cooking.This I made on Vara Lakshmi Puja,and could serve as a prasadam in Puja.
Video...


Materials..


Milk..2 glasses
Water ..2 glasses
Raw rice..1 glass
Jaggery powder..1 glass ful


Ghee..1 tbsp
Cashews..8 no.s..
made into pieces
Raisins..8 no.s
Cardamom powder ..2 pinches
Method.. 1..Add ghee to a pan on gas stove and saute cashews for 30 seconds,immediately add raisins and as they plump in 30 seconds switch off the flame,and keep aside in a plate.

2..Instapot.. add 1 tsp ghee to instapot vessel,and add 1 glass raw rice,and saute  in the ghee for 1 minute..
3.Add 1 glass of milk and 2 glasses of water and i cooked in rice mode for 12 minutes.

4.Then after it released pressure,it took 12 +6 mins,then I  took it out by releasing steam.


5.Then mash  well the cook…