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DUDHVODO(SWEET)

A very tasty sweet, mostly prepared when the newly weds come home.

Ingredients:

Thick coconut milk-1cup,

rice flour-2cups,

jagerry-1 1/2 cups,

a pinch of salt,

cardamom powder-1/2tsp,

oil for frying.

Method:

Mix coconut milk and rice flour.

Powder the jagerry, add to it along with cardamum powder and salt.

Knead well.

Keep for 10mts.

Knead again to make a soft dough to the puri consistency. If necessary add little water or rice flour to get the consistency.

Make thick puris, on a flat surface using a thin plastic sheet, by pressing with hand.

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the puris to golden brown.

When one side is done, turn to the other side and fry again, till done.

The dudhvodos are ready.

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UPRA VODO(SWEET SNACK)

This sweet snack is very tasty and easy to prepare. All age groups should be able to relish it.

Ingredients:

Ripe nentra banana-1,

jagerry-1 cup,

rice flour-2cups(approx),

chilli powder-1/2tsp,

cardamom powder-1/2tsp,

a pinch of salt,

oil for frying.

Method:

Mash the banana well.

Add jagerry, chilli powder, cardamom powder, salt and mix well.

The jagerry should be thoroughly mixed.

Add rice flour and make a soft dough. Little water can be added to get the proper consistency. If the dough turns out very soft, little more flour can be added to have a proper consistency to be able to cull out small balls out of it and roll out puris properly.

Make thick small puris using a thin plastic paper sheet, smeared with oil on the top.

Deep fry in oil  to a brown texture. Fry both sides. Collect them over a large paper towel piece.

Vodo is ready.

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Randhaan(Sweet Steamed Sandwich)

This is a sweet dish prepared using the idli batter. It is very easy to prepare and children should especially relish it.

Ingredients:

idli batter-2 cups,

fresh coconut scrapings-1 cup,

jagerry-3/4 cup,

a pinch of salt,

kaju(cut into small pieces)-10 nos,(optional)

kismis-1tbsp,(optional)

cardamom powder-1/2 tsp.

Method:

Mix the coconut, jagerry, kaju, kismis,  salt  and cardamom powder well.

In a flat  vessel which will hold 2 cups of batter or cooker separater pour 1 cup of batter.

On the top,  spread a small portion of the above mix uniformly.

Again, pour the remaining batter to cover the coconut mix.

Steam in a cooker  without weight for 10 mts.

When cool, cut into pieces and serve.

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Godi Chakkuli(Sweet Murukku)

Godi Ckakkuli(Sweet Chakli/Murukku) is made using jagerry and coconut milk. Boiled white rice is used for this purpose.

Godi Chakkuli(Sweet Murukku)

Ingredients:

boiled rice-2 cups,

thick coconut milk-1 cup,

powdered jagerry-1 cup,

salt-1/4 tsp,

til(sesame)-2 tsps,

oil for frying chaklis.

Method:

Soak the rice for 6 hrs.

Grind the rice using coconut milk to a smooth and thick paste.

Add jagerry, til and salt and mix well. If the dough is watery, add little raw rice flour to bring it to the proper dough consistency.

Make chaklis with the help of the chakli machine and deep fry in oil.

When cool, store them in the airtight container.

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PIKKALLE KELE BHAJJILLE( RIPE BANANA  ROAST)

The whole ripe Kerala banana(nenthrapazham) along with the skin can be roasted on a direct coal fire or direct gas flame using a metal gauze with handle. It has to be constantly rolled on the gauze, quarter diameter by quarter, as and when the portion directly exposed to the fire is roasted, till the whole banana is roasted. Specific care should be taken to ensure that the banana is not overburnt.

Rightly roasted banana is a healthy food, even for the toddlers. It is both filling as well as nutritious. No nutrients  are lost while roasting, hence good for small children. It is very easy and simple to prepare.

For the preparation of this item, only bananas.(nenthrapazham) are required and nothing else.

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PIKKALLE KELYA KUTTIKE  BHAJJILLE(RIPE BANANA TAWA FRY)

This is a delicacy of the young children.It is very nutritious .Banana, caloriwise, is very rich and hence good for the young kids who are physically very active, either in games or otherwise.

Ingredients:

ripe banana-2(nentrappazham-ripe Kerala banana)

sugar-1tbsp,

ghee for roasting.

Method:

Peel and cut the banana in 1/4″ thick rounds or thin slices, 1/4″thk,  3″ to 4″ long.

Heat the frying pan(tawa) and spread the pieces on it and sprinkle ghee on it.

Roast on a low flame. After one side is  done, turn to the other side.

After  both sides are done, remove the pieces to a plate and sprinkle sugar on it, when they are hot.

The item is ready to serve.

This preparation requires hardly any effort , but tastes excellent.

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PANKA KAJJUBI(SUGARED CASHEWNUTS)

This item is prepared mostly during marriages and festivals like Janmshtami, Deepavali  etc.

Ingredients:

whole cashewnuts(white)-250gms,

cardamom powder-1/2 tsp(optional)

sugar-200gms.

PANKA KAJJUBI(SUGARED CASHEWNUTS)

 

Method:

Roast cashewnuts very lightly with out loosing the whiteness or microwave for 2 minutes.

Boil 1 cup of water in a pan and add the sugar.

Go on stirring till the syrup comes to 2-thread consistency.

Remove from flame and add the  cashewnuts and cardamom powder.

Mix well till the mix gets dried. The cashewnuts will be well coated with sugar.

Store them in an airtight container.

NOTE:The sugar left out in the pan can be utilised for some other purpose.

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