Sunday, June 28, 2009

A request for AFAM

Hi Friends,

I have a request regarding AFAM, I lost the list of future hosts while playing around with the new template.Please be kind enough to let me know who will be the future hosts of AFAM So i can put it in the blog.I am also requesting others who are interested in hosting the event, to send the email.


Friday, June 12, 2009

Paruppu Usili


Channa dal - 1/4 up
Toor dal - 1/4 cup
Red chillies - 6
Jeera - 1/4 tsp
Beans - 2 cups (fresh,chopped)
Curry leaves - as needed
Salt - as needed
Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Asafoedita - a pinch


Soak both Channa and toor dals along with red chillies for about 30 minutes.Chop the green beans and cook them in the microwave with little salt.Now grind the dal mixture with jeera,salt,asafoetida very coarsely.In a pan, heat oil and fry mustard seeds,urad dal and curry leaves.Now add the grounded dal mixture and let it cook untilit becomes small crumbles.Now add cooked beans to this and let it cook until everything comes together and cooked through.Serve this with rice.

I made Beetroot usili the same way.Below is the picture.