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Cauliflower Potato Kara Kari

Posted on by Lakshmi Vasanth

Cauliflower Potato Kara Kari

Ingredients : Cauliflower – 250 gms

                      Potato- 2 nos

                      Carrot – 1 no

                      Sugar – 1tsp

                      Hing ½ tsp

                      Oil – 3 tsp

                      Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp

                      Urad Dal -1 tsp

                      Curry Leaves, Coriander Leaves

For Kari Podi - Channa Dal – 1tblsp

                       Coriander seeds -1tblsp

                       Red Chillies – 4 nos

Method : Cut the Cauliflower in to small florets . Cut Potato /Carrot in to small cubes.

Take a Pan add Water, Turmeric pd and now add all the veggies cut- Cauliflower, potato,Carrot. Cover and allow to cook. When half cooked add salt and mix well . Once cooked - drain in a stainer and keep aside.

In another pan add the Channa Dal, Coriander seeds,Red Chillies. Dry roast them till you get a nice smell. Donot brown them. Remove and cool it. Now put it in a blender and grind it to a coarse powder. Kari Podi is ready.

Take a pan add oil put the Mustard seed and let it flutter then add Urad dal, and let it become light brown. Add the Cooked vegetables. Give a good mix . Now add the Kari Podi, Curry leaves , Sugar and mix well and keep the fire in a low flame. Let it cook for 5 mins . Give a mix every 2 mins. Lastly add the Hing and coriander leaves. And give last stir.

Hot Spicy Cauliflower Potato Kara Kari is ready.

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VAZHAIKAI VADAKAL (RAW BANANA FRY)

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VAZHAIKAI VADAKAL (RAW BANANA FRY)

Ingredients : Raw Banana – 4 nos

                     Chilli pd- 1tsp

                     Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

                     Urad dal – 1tsp

                     Salt to taste

                     Sugar – 1 tsp

                     Hing – ½ tsp

                     Oil – 4 tblsp

                     Turmeric pd – 1 tsp

Method : First peel the banana and cut them into half , then slit it again vertically, and dice it into small pieces as show in photo. Wash them well and keep them soaked in water to avoid discoloration.

Take a pan add oil - to this add Mustard seeds, Urad dal, Curry leaves and fry them till light brown, now add the Raw Banana pieces . Add Turmeric pd and toss them well on all sides till the oil touches all the pieces . Close the lid and let it fry 5mins now add salt, chilli pd, sugar and toss well. After this donot cover the lid. Let it fry in slow fire till the Banana pieces are fully cooked and fried to golden brown. Lastly sprinkle the hing pd and remove from fire.

Goes well with Rasam, Poricha kootu.

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BABY POTATO FRY

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BABY POTATO FRY

Ingredients : Baby potatoes – 250 gms

                      Chilli pd- 1tsp

                      Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

                      Cumin seeds – 1tsp

                      Urad dal – 1tsp

                      Salt to taste

                      Sugar – 1 tsp

                       Hing – ½ tsp

                      Turmeric pd - 1tsp

                       Oil – 4 tblsp 

Method : Cut the Baby potatoes with the skin into 4 quarters vertically then slice them thinly into triangles as shown in photo. Wash them well and keep them soaked in water to avoid discoloration.

Take a pan add oil - to this add Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds , Urad dal and fry them till light brown, now add the chopped Baby potatoes . 

Add Turmeric pd and toss them well on all sides till the oil touches all the pieces . Close the lid and let it fry 5mins now add salt, chilli pd, sugar and toss well.

After this donot cover the lid. Let it fry in slow fire till the potatoes pieces are fully cooked and fried to golden brown.

Lastly sprinkle the hing pd and remove from fire. Crispy Baby Potato fry is ready.

Goes well with Sambhar , Kadhi, Rasam, Poricha kootu.

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YAM FRY ( SENAI KAYANGU ROAST)

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YAM FRY ( SENAI KAYANGU ROAST)

Ingredients : Yam – 250 gms

                     Chilli pd- 1tsp

                     Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

                     Urad dal – 1tsp

                     Salt to taste

                     Sugar – 1 tsp

                     Hing – ½ tsp

                     oil – 4 tblsp

                    Turmeric pd – 1 tsp

Method : First apply oil in your hands.Then start to chop the yam in to ½ cm cubes. Wash them well and keep them soaked in water to avoid discoloration.

In a pan take water add Turmeric pd, Yam cubes and parboil them. Once parboiled drain them.

Take a pan add oil to this add Mustard seeds, Urad dal, Currey leaves and fry them till light brown, now add the parboiled Yam cubes.

Toss them well on all sides till the oil touches all the pieces . Close the lid and let it fry 5mins . After  5 mins add salt, chilli pd, sugar and toss well. After this donot cover the lid. Let it fry till the Yam cubes are fully cooked and fried to golden brown. Lastly sprinkle the hing pd and remove from fire. Goes well with Rasam, Poricha kootu.

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