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Monsoon Magic Recipe#5 -Keerla Neeli Sukke/Tender bamboo shoots in sweeet and spicy coconut gravy

Hello to all my friends, 
Wishing u all a Happy Krishna  Janmashtami, may God shower his blessings on u and your family!!! 
Now lets come to today's post, this one was made last nyt so i thought i'll share it with u!!! Last time when I posted This I had missed one item in it.. So I thought I will post it with the missed ingredient. The method is the same its just that I added jackfruit seeds.

Here is what we need: Bamboo shoots finely chopped – 1 large bowl Crushed jackfruit seeds -20
Fresh coconut scraped – ½ cup
Red chillies(fried in 1tsp oil) -5
2 lemon sized jaggery
Urad dal(fried in lil oil) -1tsp
Coriander seeds(fried in oil) -1tsp
Salt to taste
For seasoning:
1tsp oil
Mustard seeds-1tsp
Curry leaves – few
The one we get in markets in Mangalore look black from outside. Usually the outer layers are removed and then cut we get the fine part chopped which is called keerla Neeli. To clean the bamboo shoots, add water until it is slightly above the shoots. The next day throw the water a…

Monsoon Magic Recipe#4- Taikile ambado

Remember the Taikile khadi  and Taikile chutney I posted Last year??? Taikilo is a monsoon greens. Here is one more dish made out of this leaf. Taikile Ambado: Ambado in Konkani is a fried item. This is our family favourite leaf and dish too.

Here is what we need: Taikilo washed and chopped finely-2 cups Rice – 1 cup 2 handful of Toor dal (soak rice and toor dal for 4 hrs) 20 Kashmiri red chilies Salt to taste Coconut oil for frying(u can use oil of ur choice I always prefer coconut oil for frying). Method: Grind soaked rice, dal and red chilies into a smooth paste. Add as less water. Make a thick paste. Now mix salt and the ground paste with chopped taikilo. Mix evenly. Make small balls and flatten it. Keep all the ambado ready for frying. Heat oil and fry the ambado’s till crisp. Taikile Ambado is ready to serve. Taste fantastic with Rice and dal or Rasam.

Tastes Yum Yum  when u add lozza love in it. Till Later Then,

Monsoon Magic Recipe #3 – Pear Kheer- A reason to celebrate

Hello Folks!!! How are all ya doing??? M sure most of them are enjoying the rains…. And some like me even complaint about the rains (that doesn’t mean I don’t like rains I love them but not here this place its worst). Yesterday my Lil Angel M completed 6 months and this was a good occasion to prepare a sweet. I did not want to prepare regular kheer so I added a Monsoon Fruit into it and gave a new twistto the kheer.

So here is the recipe Pear – 1 (remove the skin and seed and chop them) Sugar – ½ cup adjust according to taste Rawa – ½ cup Milk -1 n ½ cup Cardamom powder Almonds and cashews – roasted Ghee – 1 tbsp Saffron strands few Method: Heat a tsp milk and dissolve saffron strands in it and keep aside. First microwave the pear with 1 tbsp sugar for 3 minutes (If u do not have a microwave then sauté the pear in same way for 5 minutes and keep aside. Now in a deep bottom pan add 1 tbsp ghee and roast the rawa until light golden color(by doing this rawa does not stick to each other) this ta…