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A bevu-bella Ugadi

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Mar 24, 2017, 12:25 am IST
Updated : Mar 24, 2017, 12:26 am IST

Get ready for the harvest festival with these special recipes from chefs, and make a wholesome meal at home.

Kaduhu Ohre
 Kaduhu Ohre

Kaduhu Ohre
Ingredients

  • Raw rice 1 cup
  • Water 2 cups
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Salt  2 tsp or to taste
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves 1 Sprig

To Grind

  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Coconut grated  1/4 cup
  • Dried red chillies  4 to 6
  • Tamarind pulp 2 tbsp

For Tempering

  • Oil 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Dried red chillies  1
  • Slit green chillies   2
  • Peanuts 2 tbsp
  • Dried kala Channa 1 tbsp (optional)
  • Urad dal split  1/2 tsp
  • Channa dal  1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves 1 sprig
  • Asafoetida 1/4 tsp

Method

  • Wash and soak the rice and boil till cooked, strain water and cool rice.
  • Roast mustard seeds, coconut, red chilli and grind with tamarind and make a fine thick paste.
  • Mix the rice with mixed spice paste.
  • Heat oil in a thick pan and add mustard, red chilli, green chilli, whole peanut, channa dal , urad dal, curry leaves and hing . Mix the rice with tempering and check seasoning.
  • Serve with vadagam or pappad.

Recipe courtesy

Chef Suresh Thampy, executive chef, Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway.

ObbattuObbattu

Obbattu

  • Ingredient
  • Refined flour 220 gm
  • Refined oil 100    ml l Turmeric powder 2 gm
  • Salt 5 gm l Toor dal 20 gm l Grated jaggery 20 gm l Grated coconut 20 gm l Cardamom 5 gm

Method

  • Boil toor dal with a pinch of salt and cool.
  • Make a paste and mix jaggery, cardamom powder and grated coconut.
  • To make a dough-blend flour, water and knead.
  • Stuff with the above mixture and cook on a tawa on either side with ghee till golden brown.

Recipe courtesy Chef Gaurav Bathla, sous chef Movenpick Hotel & Spa Bangalore

Tags: kaduhu ohre, obbattu