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DAPPALAM PULUSU....WITH PUMPKIN

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DAPPALAM...VEGETABLE STEW/PULUSU  WITH PUMPKIN

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Dappalam..is a stew made with various kinds of vegetables..the important vegetables are yellow pumpkin ,bottle gourd , bhendi, sweet potato ,drumsticks etc. This stew is made in vegetarian marriage functions and religious sat sanghs get togethers etc.We are presenting how to  make the stew here ..

Materials...





Chopped pumkin pieces..each 1/2 cup Chopped bottle gourd /lauki/anapakaya piecesChopped sweet potatoChopped drumsticksChopped bhendiGreen chillies..4 to 5Tamarind..big lime size                                      Add 2 cups water and squeeze fully the thick juice and throw the pulp..Turmeric powder...1/4 tspJaggery powder 2 to 3 tbsp.. if sweet liking people add a bit more jaggeryCorriander leaves..chopped 2 handfulls Curry leaves..choppedSalt..to tasteRice flour..2 tbsp For seasoning... Oil...3to 4 tbspMustard seeds..1tspFenugreek seeds..1/4 tspAsafoetida...a pinchRed chillies..3 no.s make …

CUCUMBER RED SORREL LEAVES DAL..DOSAKAYA GONGURA PAPPU

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CUCUMBER RED SORREL LEAVES DAL..DOSAKAYA GONGURA PAPPU..IP



Another variety of dal with  cucumber and red sorell leaves..different combo easy to do with..presenting here..
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Materials..


Cucumber/Dosakaya chop...2 cupsRed sorel leaves/Gongura chopped ..3 cupsTur dal..200 gms..Washed wellTamarind..Lime size or  paste..2 tbspGreen chillies slits .. of 3 to 5 no.sSalt..To tasteWater..500 ml For tadka/seasoning.. Oil..3 to 4 tbspMustard seeds..1 tspJeera..1 tspRed chilli slits ..of 4 no.sTurmeric powder..1/4 th tspGarlic finely chopped..2 tbspCurry leaves..
Method...
Insta pot method.. Place cucumber pieces along with chopped Red Sorel leaves and washed tur dal 200 ml and green chillies ,tamarind and 500 ml of water..In the instapot pan..And turn manual for 11 minutes..After the completion and the IP beeping is done..Leave as it is for 10 minutes and Quick Release the pressure remaining..Meanwhile prepare for tadka..seasoning..Add oil to the kad…

SABUDANA KHEER...IP way

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Sabudana kheer..InstaPot way.


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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…

SPINACH DAL..PALAKURA PAPPU

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SPINACH DAL..PALAKURA PAPPU

Materials...
Tur dal..1 cup..250 ml Spinach..Washed n chopped..3 to 4 cups..More is better.Tomatoes..4 no.s..Chopped Onion..1 medium ..Chopped finely Green chillies.. 2 no.sTurmeric..1/2 tsp Tamarind paste...3 to 4 tbsp Salt..To taste Here you go..For video..

https://youtu.be/7gJYoLt-K4Y


For Seasoning..
 Ghee/Oil..2 tbspRed chillies..3 to 4 no.s.. Make slits  Mustard..1 tspFenugreek/methi seeds..1/4 tdpGarlic flakes..Finely chopped..2 tbsp Method..

Place washed tur dal,chopped spinach,tomato chop and onion chop and green chilli slits,in the insertor of IP and add 2 and  1/2 cups of water...Mix well.
 Place the lid of IP and set Manual mode for 11 minutes, close the pressure release Vent..
 After it  beeps,and cooking done,leave as it is for 10 minutes..

SORA KAYA..ANAPA KAYA PAPPU..BOTTLE GOURD DAL..INSTAPOT

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SORA KAYA PAPPU..LAUKI KA DAL
Sora kaya..Bottle gourd.. Lauki .. Anapa
kaya..Called with several names,is a soft vegetable which we can use in many ways..Dal with this vegetable makes a meal soft and non spicy for every one especially kids and elders.. Shall we try this once and revert back with comments..here comes sorakaya pappu in my way..
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Materials..
Sora kaya ..Chopped pieces..2 to 3 cups Tur dal.. kandi pappu..1 cup Green chillies.. 6 no.s Tomatoes..2 no.s Tamarind..Big lime size Salt..To taste For seasoning..
Oil 2 tbsp to 3 tbsp maximum Mustard seeds..1 tsp Methi seeds..1/4 tsp
Here's 1/2 tsp Red chillies 3 no.s..Made in to slits Garlic flakes ..5 flakes.. Finely chopped Curry leaves.2 twigs..Finely chopped Turmeric powder..1/2 tsp Method..Place washed tur dal(it may also be pre roasted on the stove,and used)...in Instapot inner pot..Add bottle gourd .. sora kaya chop,tomatoes chop,green chillies chop,tamarind directly or tamarind thick paste 3 to 4 table sp…

GREY PUMPKIN..ASHGOURD..GUMMADIKAYA PACHHI VADIYALU

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GUMMADIKAYA PACHHI VADIYALU Budidha gummadikaya..ash gourd ..is used to prepare  as Vadiyalu..vadiyams..which we can use and fry in  all the meals all over 12 months..but for preparing as bhajiyas or bondas,tender one is required..here in groceries stores,we could get 2 small pieces of ash gourd, so got it home and tried.. The quantities of measurements which I used I am mentioning them here..





Materials..

Gummadikaya ..2 piecesUrad dal 3/4 corelle coffee cupRed chilli powder 1 tspTable Salt..to tasteHing ..2 pinchesOil..for fryingA washed clothMortar ..to be used as a weight Method.. Wash the ash gourd pieces..and chop them in to fine slits.


Place the slits on a square cloth ..add 1 tsp salt..tie the cloth with a rope a,as a potli..and squeeze the excess water.
I placed a large vessel,and a strainer in it..then placed the potli in it,and kept a mortar as a weight.. for every 10 minutes,I used to squeeze and again placed in the strainer , with mortar on it..like wise 4 to 5 times,I did th…

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…