Wednesday, 24 April 2013


dry peanut/verkadalai 1 cup
onion 1/4 cup(finely chopped)
cucumber 1/4 cup(finely chopped)
chilly powder 1/4 tsp
chat masala 3 pinches
salt required amt
sev 4 tbsp

1. soak peanuts in water for 4 to 5 hours.
2. pressure cook the peanuts for 1 to 2 whistles with salt and enough water.
3. strain and keep it in a bowl.
4. add finely chopped onions and cucumber to the peanut bowl.
5. sprinkle salt, chilly pwdr, chat masala pwdr , sev and toss it.
6. peanut salad / verkadalai sundal is ready.

you can add raw mango, carrot, tomato , puffed rice ( pori), mixture or any chat items to make it more heavenly.

Saturday, 25 June 2011


1. left over idli batter 1 cup
2. oats 1 cup
3. onion 1
4. green chilli 2
5. coriander leaves
salt, oil  req amt

1. heat oil in a pan fry the finely chopped onions until golden brown.
2. mix the idli batter with oats , fried onions, finely chopped green chilli, coriander, salt
3. add enough water to make batter like consistency.

 4. heat tawa and pour the batter & drizzle oil around it.

5. cook in medium heat and turn it to other side , drizzle some oil around it.
6. cook until golden brown colour and serve with any spicy chutney.
7. you can top up with carrot gratings , coriander leaves etc....