Monday, March 14, 2016

Gottu Rasam |South Indian Rasam Recipes

 Gottu Rasam - Its a instant rasam that doesn't need rasam powder.Also it doesn't require  much time to prepare...

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Serves : 4

Ingredients :

Tamarind - 1 Big lemon Size
Salt - To Taste
Tomato -2 (Chopped)
Curry leaves -1 sprig
Coriander leaves -as needed (Finely Chopped)
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tspn
Hing -1/4 tspn

To Temper 

Ghee -2 Tspn
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tspn
Urad dal -1/4 tspn
Toor Dal -1 tspn
Coriander Seeds -2 tspn
Pepper -1 tspn
Jeera -1 1/2 tspn
Green chilli -2 (Slit )
Red chilli -2


*Add tamarind to 2 cups warm water and extract the juice.

*In a vessel add the tamarind juice+chopped tomatoes+hing+turmeric pdr+Salt
 *Temper the ingredients given under the table  and poured it in a tamarind water.Boil it for 15 mins until the raw smell goes away.
 *Once it reduced to half quantity add required water and further give more boil for 3 mins.Switch off the flame.
*Finally add the curry leaves and coriander leaves.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Chocolate Brownie ( Vegan ) | Brownie Recipe

In this Recipe i added pureed dates to reduce the sugar  content,also make the brownie more fudgy.

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25-30 mins
Makes : 9 Pieces

Ingredients :

Part - I
Self Raising Flour - 1 Cup
Salt - 1/8 tsp

Part -II
Cocoa powder - 1/4 Cup
Dates -10 (Pitted and Soaked in Hot water for 10 mins)
Coconut Oil - 2 Tbspn
Vegetable Oil - 4 Tbspn
Flax Meal -2 Tspn
Water -1/2 Cup
Agave Syrup - 2 Tbspn
Raw Sugar / Jaggery - 1/3 Cup
Lemon Juice -1 Tspn


*In a Blender add the Part -II ingredients  and blend it well.

*Preheat the oven at 180 °C.Grease the Square tin pan with little oil.

*In a Mixing Bowl add the Part I ingredients and date puree.Mix it well.

*Pour and smooth the batter in prepared pan.Bake it 25- 30 mins and a toothpick  inserted come out clean.

*Cooled it completely before slicing.


*Instead of date puree you can also add chopped date.

*For  gooeyier brownie add more 2- 3 tbspn oil.

*You can adjust the sweetness and cocoa powder too.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Vangibath / Brinjal rice | Authentic Vangibath recipe

Vaangibath / Brinjal Rice is very popular rice dish

First let us know how to make Vangibath Powder


Coriander Seeds - 1 1/2 tbspn
Channa Dal - 3/4 Tbspn
White Urad Dal - 3/4 Tbspn
Red chillies -2
Kashmiri Chilli - 4 (Its gives nice colour )
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon Sticks  1" size - 2
Oil - 11/2 Tbspn

*Heat Oil in a pan  roast the ingredients one by one .Once it cooled down grind it in mixie to a fine powder.Cools down completely and stored it in a airtight container.

Vangibath Recipe


Cooked Rice - 2 Cups
Vangibath Powder - 1/4 cup
Small Brinjal - 6 (Cut it into a medium size)
Salt -To taste
Oil - 1/4 Cup
Mustard Seeds -1 tspn
Channa dal -1 tspn
Curry leaves -1 sprig
Turmeric pdr -1/2 tspn
Jaggery - 1 tspn
Tamarind Paste - 2 tspn
Grated Coconut -1 Tbspn


*Keep the cut brinjal in water to avoid discolouration.

*Heat oil in a pan add the mustard seeds+channa dal and curry leaves one by one .Fry it until it turns golden brown.

*Now add the squeeze the water from the cut brinjal and turmeric powder.

*Cover and Cook it for 5-10 mins in low flame.

*Once the brinjal is cooked add the salt+vangibath pdr+tamarind paste+jaggery+grated coconut.Mix it well.

*Cook it very low flame until the oil leaves the mix.

*Now add the rice,mix it gently.

*Cover it and let it be on low flame for 5 mins and switch off the flame.

*Now Vangibath is ready to serve,Enjoy with Papad / Raita /Potato Fry


*Try to use Green colour brinjal,it gives nice flavour to the dish.Here its difficult to get that brinjal so i used small purple brinjal.

*For Vangibath masala try to use kashmiri chillies it gives nice colour..