Sunday, January 4, 2015



Ingredients for Kali

1. Raw Rice-2 cups

2. Jaggery powder 1 1/2 cup

3. Cashews and resins few.

4. Cardamom powder- one pinch

5. Ghee, 3-4 tablespoon.

6. Green gram dhal, 2 tablespoon.

7. Grated coconut, 4 tablespoon.

Method: Wash and rinse raw rice and spread the same to a clean towel and keep it under the fan for 1-2 hours, when it is dried, fry the rice and green gram separately and when it comes to a room temperature put them into a mixer and grind the same to a coarse powder.  In a pan heat little ghee and fry cashews and resins and keep it aside.  Then add 3 cups of water in a pan and add a pinch of salt and make the water to boil, while boiling add the powdered rice and dhal little by little and see that lumps are not formed, keep the flame low.  To another pan melt the jaggery by adding 1/2 cup of water and boil till the raw smell goes, filter the dust and sand particles, allow the jaggery syrup to become sticky, then add grated coconut, fried cashews and resins to the jaggery water.  Now take the cooked powdered rice to the jaggery syrup and stir continuously till the contents become thick.  Remove from stove and transfer the contents to a vessel and decorate with extra cashews and resins.



1.Double beans or Avaraikai-100 gms
2.Carrots- 2 nos medium seize,
3.Yam-200 gms
4. Potatoes- 2nos big size.
5. Sweet potatoes-2nos, medium size,
6. Curry leaves-few
7. Grated coconut-3 tablespoon.
8. Green chillies-3 or four
9. Coconut oil, 3 teaspoons.
10.One tablespoon of roasted and powdered raw rice (kali powder)
11. Mocchai seed-100 gm

Method: Wash and Cut double beans, carrot, and yam to medium pieces and keep in a vessel, add turmeric powder and salt and little bit water, then wash potatoes and pressure cook them until 2-3 whistles.  When the pressure is released, In a pan heat 3 spoons of coconut oil and to that add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter and then add two teaspoons of urud dhal and when it becomes golden brown, add the boiled vegetable, mashed potatoes and add green chillies and grated coconut to the mixer and give one pulse, then add the same to the cooked vegetable, now mix well. Add kali powder, curry leaves, again mix well and transfer to a vessel.