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UPPUDU PINDI...COARSE RICE UPMA

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UPPUDU PINDI...COARSE RICE  PORRIDGE.
This one can be had as a tiffin and is identical to upma.Can be had as a tiffin while fasting,doing upavasam.This one is prepared  more especially in villages.




Materials:
Rice ravva 1 cupGrated raw coconut 2 tbsp..optionalYellow moong dal 2 tbsp.. optionalOil 2 tbsp or 3 tbspWater 3 cupsSalt Seasoning:
Urad daal 1 tspChanna daal 1 tspMustard seeds 1/2 tspJeera 1/4 tspCurry leaves a fewGreen chillies (slits)- 4 to 5 nosGinger 1" pice (slits) Video is here...
https://youtu.be/0jRdzXXEKKc
Method: Place a pan on the stove add 2 tbsp (if u are not calorie conscious add 3  tbsp of oil),after heating add channa, and urad daals,and jeera,mustard seeds,after they splutter saute for 2 to 3 min.Then add green chilli slits  and ginger slits c,leaves,and saute well on low temp..Now add water . Optional.. add grated coconut,washed yellow moong daal.And  when the water started boiling ,add salt.Then slowly add the rice ravva slowly,without forming lumps.Mix w…

DAPPALAM PULUSU....WITH PUMPKIN

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DAPPALAM...VEGETABLE STEW/PULUSU  WITH PUMPKIN

View video..
https://youtu.be/htfychBIeT0

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 …

CLUSTER BEANS STIR FRY..GORU CHIKKUDU CURRY

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Cluster beans stir fry..Goru chicken curry

Materials..
Cluster beans..3 cups
Cleaned,washed and made in to slits
Tomatoes..1 cup..Chopped piecesOnions..Chopped pieces(optional)..I did not use in this now.Salt..To tasteChilli powder..1 tsp. More or less option for your taste For video......
https://youtu.be/4fNk3mYu_qw Tadka materials..Urad dal..1 tbspChana dal 3/4 tbspMustard n jeera each.. 1 tspRed chilli slits..4 to 5 no.make slitsOil..4 to 5 tbspAsafoetida..A pinchTurmeric powder..1/4 tsp
Method..



Turn instapot to saute mode..After ON..Add oil to the ip pan..When the oil is hot..And shimmering,add in the lentils..When they're just beginning to turn golden,add in the mustard and jeera and asafetida powder..Stir briefly..Add cluster beans slits and mix well,allow it to saute for a 5 minutes..

Now add 3/4 th cup of water to cook..Close the IP lid and turn the vent knob.Set manual for 5 minutes.After done, quick release the pressure and open..Turn saute..Add tomato chop and cook..After 5…

MUKKALA PULUSU...

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MUKKALA PULUSU....

A traditional Andhra variety stew made wilh many vegetables, usually done in marriage functions and Ashrams..usually in traditional brahmin families it's done..
Materials..


Bottle gourd/anapa Kaya .. chopped cubesSweet potato/chilakada dumpa cubesDrumstick/mulakkada..piecesBhendi/ bendakaya.. chopped long piecesGreen chillies..4 to 5 no.s..make slitsCorriander leaves.. choppedCurry leaves...choppedJaggery...2 to 3 tbspSalt..to tasteRice flour..2 tbspTamarind..1 big lemon size .. squeeze thick tamarind juice with 2 glasses of water


For seasoning..
Oil..3 tbspMustard seeds..1 tspMethi seeds..1/4 tspAsafoetida..a pinchRed chillies..3 no.s..make slitsTurmeric powder..1/4 tspfor video..





Method...Place a pan on the stove add  4 glasses of water,and add bottle gourd cubes and sweet potato cubes and boil for 5 minutes in medium flame.After 5 minutes add,bhendi,and drumstick pieces along with green chilli slits..and let it boil..for another 5 min .Add prepared thick tamar…

CHANA DAL..SENAGA PAPPU.. COCONUT

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SANAGAPAPPU -KOBBARI KORU..
Materials.. Sanaga pappu.. chana dal..1 cup Water..3 cups Salt
Seasoning: Mustard seeds a 1 tsp
Urad dal 1 tbsp
Redchillies 3 nos(made in to slits)
Hing
Curry leaves a few
Oil 1 to 1 !/2 tbsp
Grated coconut-1/2 cup
Method: 1.Place a vessel on the stove add washed chana dal /senaga pappu and water. 2.Cook  the chana dal  ,till it is 3/4 th cooked.
3.Add salt and keep it aside.
4.strain the water from it..And let it cool.
5.Then place a kadai on the stove,add oil to it.
6.After heating add seasoning materials,after they pop add the 3/4th cooked daal,and saute it.
7.Switch off the stove.
8.After it is cool,add the grated coconut.
9.It can be served with rice, or it can be eaten as a side dish.
9.It can be served as naivedyams/ prasadam in pujas

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…

TAMARIND PULIHORA

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CHINTHA PANDU PULIHORA

Materials required..
Cooked Rice-2 cups
The rice and water should be in 1:2 ratio

Tamarind-size of a  big limeOil-4tbspsfor seasoningGreen chillis6 to 7(slits)Red chillies 4 nos..made into slitsGinger 1/2 "piece chopped finelyTurmeric/haldhi 1/2 tspCurry leavesMustard seeds-1 tspMethi seeds 2 pinchesHing/asafoetidaa  2 pinchesRed chilli powder 1/4 th tsp Methi powder 1/4 th tspSugar1/4 th tsp Chana dal 1 tbspUrad dal 1 tbsp Jeera 2 tsp Ground nuts 2 tbsp
Method:
First of all soak tamarind in hot water and extract pulp from it,do this 1 to 2 times extra so that the juice is fully extracted from the pulp. Place a pan on the stove and add 1tbsp of oil,after heating add redchilli slits,hing ,haldhi,finely chopped ginger pieces, next add tamarind pulp and after that onefourth tsp of redchilli powder,sugar,methi powderand salt.Cook in a low flame,see that it boils and the tamarind pulp becomes a thick consistant paste.(See that all the water is evaporated)Switch of…

CABBAGE MOONG DAL CURRY

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CABBAGE PESARAPAPPU KURA...CABBAGE MOONG DAL SABJI


Materials..

Cabbage chopped..3 cups Pesara pappu/moong dal..3/4 cup

Table Salt..to taste
For Tadka..


Oil..3 to 4 tbsp,your choice Urad dal ..1 tbsp Chana dal..1/2 tbsp Mustard seeds,jeera..1 tsp each Red mirchi..3 no.s made into slits Green chillies..6 no.s..made into slits Curry leaves..washed and chopped Hing..2 pinches Turmeric..1/2 tsp

Method..
1.Place a pan on stove,add cabbage chop to it, add 4 cups of water and let it half boil.

2.After the cabbage is half cooked,add washed moong dal to it and cook,on the stove .The moong dal should be cooked,but not into a paste.
3.Do not use pressure cooker to cook this recipe, as the moong dal will be mashed and become a paste.
4.Strain after it is cooked.


5.Now for Tadka, place a Kadai on the stove ,add oil to it.
6.Add Chanadal and urad dal first,and fry till it's half brown,,after a minute add the remaining tadka and mix well,until nice aroma comes..including Hing and Turmeric..Mix w…

CARROT SENAGAPAPPU KURA..INSTAPOT METHOD

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CARROT CHANADAL CURRY..INSTAPOT METHOD
Carrot chanadal..carrot senagapappu..a simple side dish in Andhra region,that too kin traditional families,is a simple delicacy,very healthy for elders and even kids friendly too..shall we give a try in INSTAPOT.

Materials.. Carrots..chopped in to cubes..250 gms
Senagapappu..Chanadal..1/2 cup..up to 125 gms
Salt to taste

For Tadka..
Mustard seeds..1 tsp

Jeera 1/2 tsp
Urad dal  more than.. 1 tbsp

Red chillies..2 no.s.. slits
Hing 2 pinches

Green chillies ..6 no.s..made into slits




Curry leaves..2 twigs..
chopped into small pieces so kids eat without throwing

Turmeric..1/2 tsp
Oil..2 to 3 tablespoons
Method.. 1..Place carrot and chana dal in instapot,and add 6 to 7  cups water,and set ..Manual mode..for 6 to  7 minutes.
2.. So after completion,of the adjusted cooking time,switch it off,and leave for 10 minutes.
3..After 10 mins,slowly release all the remaining pressure with a spoon.
4..Then take it out, and drain the excess water.
5..After 5 minute…