Chakali is a traditional recipe made during festivals in Maharashtra and South India. It is very tasty and crispy recipe and can be made in various different styles by adding different ingredients to it. Like,
Combining Rice flour and Urad dal.
Rice flour and Moong dal.
Rice flour and gram flour.
Rice flour mixed with urad dal, moong dal and gram flour.
Whet flour can also be used to make chakali.
Chakali or Murukku can be made by various different methods. Some of them are :
Knead the flour for chakali by adding boiled and ground moong dal into rice flour with spices.
Mix roasted and ground moong dal, urad dal and channa dal into rice flour with spices and knead the flour to make chakali.
Mix urad dal flour, moong dal flour and gram flour with rice flour with spices and knead it to make chakali.
You can prepare rice chakali with any ingredients that is available in your kitchen. Like i had urad dal flour, moong dal flour and gram flour available in my kitchen, so i have used the third method to make Rice Chakali. Lets start with our preparation now.
If you feel like having something light before dinner then you can try Raw Banana Cutlet. According to your wish you can make cutlets only with bananas or potatoes with bananas.
Raw Banana Cutlets can be had on fasts as a fruit diet. If you do not want to eat it as a fruit diet then instead of Sendha salt, plain salt and in place of Singhada or Kattu flour corn starch or gram flour can be used.
Thakkali Rasam is a favourite among south Indian dishes. This can also be had as a tomato soup or with rice as tomato rasam.
Tomato Rasam does not consume much time to be prepared, the main ingredient in it is tomato. Some people like it more sour so they also add tamarind paste to prepare tomato Rasam, some put in tomato stock while some put lentils stock. There are many ways to prepare Tomato Chaaru/Rasam, so let us begin the preparation.
We all are fond of kheer, halwa, pulav made with vermicelli. But idli made with vermicelli is also very good in taste. It is zero-fat recipe and can be eaten in breakfast or in the evening as a snack. Lets start making Vermicelli idli at home.
Sambhar Vada is originally a South Indian dish but it is famous all over the world. Puffy Dal Vada dipped in hot Sambhar and its distinctive Indian fragrance has no other alternate.
You surely go to your favorite restaurant in the city to have Sambhar Vada, Sambhar Idli or Sambhar Dosa. Sambhar Vada can be prepared on Sunday or for guests or whenever you have a small party. So lets prepare start preparing this recipe.
Curry made from ripe jack fruit is not very tasty, but the seeds from ripe jack fruit make a delicious curry. Jack fruit seeds are available in shops. You can also prepare these seeds dry fried or with Tari, so let us prepare Fried Jackfruit Seeds curry.
If you want to eat low fat dish in the breakfast then let's make sago (Sabudana) Upma. You can make different dishes from Sabudana such as its Khichdi or Namkeen. You can eat Sabudana Upma during fast too.
Last week we bought a non-stick Appa maker and we liked it a lot. We actually bought it to make a south Indian dish i.e Appam but we used it more to make cutlets without oil. The first thing we cooked in the Appam maker was Unni Appam which were very tasty.
Unni Appams are sweet and delicious to eat, kids specially love them.