Tuesday, November 27, 2012

A Yummy Dinner Platter

Hello Everyone! How are all of ya doing?? At my end its going on great with the little one keeping me busy 24*7 here I mean it! Even during my sleep I am cautious about her! Is she just near me can I turn around suddenly and so on………. All u mommies experience the same?? The celebration season is almost coming to an end and day before was Tulsi Vivaah! Ideally known as tulsi puja- marriage of the holy basil with Lord Vishnu on Kartik Shukla Dwadashi. Tulsi plant is decorated and special puja is offered. Kumkum is offered in the leaves and water is offered to the holy basil. Flowers and fruits are offered, and lamps are lit to decorate the plant. We Performed a small puja at home here and offered fruits and Vermicelli Kheer as Naivedyam! Later we had a delicious dinnerPhotobucketNow coming to today’s recipe : Kuvale Sasam/ Bottle gourd in coconut and mustard gravy! I had spoken about it last year here 
 We need: 
Bottle gourd (the round one) peeled and cut in cubes (a bit big in size)- 2 cups 
Fresh grated/scraped coconut – 3/4th cup 
Roasted Red chillies -6 ( u can add more….as I always say our taste buds doesn’t agree to more spice) 
Mustard seeds- 1 tbsp 
 Tamarind – 2 peanut sized
 Salt to taste 

Method: Firstly grind the masala using coconut, roasted red chillies, mustard seeds and tamarind (make sure the masala is ground finely) Cook bottle gourd with 3 n ½ cup water until done and add the masala in it. Add salt to taste and extra water if required, make sure the gravy is not to thin nor thick. Once done allow it to boil atleast for 5 minutes or until 3-4 bulle boils. Then switch of the flame and serve it with hot white rice.PhotobucketFor the moong ghashi here is the recipe.

PhotobucketAnd for the vermicelli kheer Peep here

Adding lozza love makes the dish super and Yummy!
See Ya soon!

Monday, November 12, 2012

Guest Blogging- Recipe # 4

Its festival of lights!! Yes Its Deepavali J
Here is We The Prabhu’s Wishing U a Very Happy and Safe Deepavali. ನಿಮಗೆಲ್ಲರಿಗು  ದೀಪಾವಳಿಯ ಶುಭಾಶಯಗಳು. आप सभी को दीपावली की शुभकामनाये! 

Along with the wishes Here is a dessert made by one of my Foodie friend Shymala Kini. She is a Gorgeous and a Versatile Cook!  
She has made a lovely dessert for us…
So here is what she has to tell about herself and this space:
About me… Love cooking since childhood a simple passion for me to try out something new and learn something new..the journey has been so awesome where I had so much of learning and trying and there were failures too at times... but my cooking chemistry and food seduction is so strong i enjoy eating and also hosting...thanks Aparna for making me a part of your wonderful blog.
Aps Kitchen an awesome place to really learn great cooking. I just fell in love with most of recipes posted there and i must say a great place to learn lots for everyone. Some of the finest dishes and tips to cook make this a wonderful site. My hearty congrats to Aparna for taking all her time to make this site really such an enjoyable one.
This One is to impress the one u Love…. May be it your Hubby, or baby or even parents or friends!

Red velvet surprise a Guava and strawberry delight
Cut ripe guavas lengthwise and cook it for about 10 minutes .
Allow it to cool and then discard the seeds and then blend it into a smooth paste and add a spoon of cream and little sugar while blending .Don’t add water.
Pour this tick paste in a bowl and allow it to cool in a refrigerator for about 7 hours and then garnish with strawberries and you have your desert ready.

Tastes Yummy when u add Lozza love in it J

Isn’t that Simple friends??
Thank U Shyamalakka For the Wonderful and Sweet delight for us J
Again wishing u all A Happy Diwali J
Enjoy and Keep the environment pollution free!
With this sweet Post I end the first series of Guest Blogging!
Till my Next Post, Bubye!