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Aug 15 2010

Tadka Idly

Published by under Tiffins


  • Urad Dal – 1 cup
  • Moong Dal – 1/2 Cup
  • Idly Ravva – 1 Cup
  • Coriander Leaves – 1/4 Cup
  • Salt – to Taste
  • Mustard Seeds – 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Curry Leaves – 1 Stem
  • Hing – 1 Pinch
  • Oil as required.


  1. Soak Urad Dal, Moong Dal for 2 hours and grind it in a mixture.
  2. Wash the Idly Ravva and squeeze the water out of it and put this in above dough, then add salt and mix it well.
  3. Take a small pan and put 1 tablespoon of oil and bring it to heat and put mustard  seeds, hing, curry leaves and let them crackle and put this in the idly dough.
  4. Add cilantro to this dough.
  5. Put this in idly maker and make them like regular idlies.

Tip: serve this with any kind of Chutney.

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Jul 21 2010

Tadke ki Murg

Published by under Chicken,Non-Vegetarian


  • Chicken – 1 lb – cut into medium pieces.
  • Raw Mango – 2 small – Cut into small pieces.
  • Onion – 1 big – Cut into small pieces.
  • Green Chillies – 2 – Cut into small pieces.
  • Curry Leaves – 1 Stem
  • Ginger-garlic Paste – 2 Teaspoons
  • Turmeric – 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Red Chillie Powder – 1 Teaspoon
  • Tadka Seeds – 1 Teaspoon
  • Cilantro – Handful
  • Special Masala powder – 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Salt – to Taste
  • Oil – 4 Tablespoon


  1. In a pressure cooker add 4 tablespoons of oil and let it heat. Now put the Tadka Seeds and let them crackle.
  2. Put the curry leaves, onion and green chillies and fry for 5 minutes.
  3. Put the ginger-garlic paste and fry this until he raw smell goes off.
  4. Add red chillie powder, turmeric, salt and special masala powder. Mix it well and put the chicken pieces and saute it for couple of minutes.
  5. Add mango pieces and put 3/4 cup of water and put the lid on and cook this for 3 whistles.
  6. Once the pressure is off, garnish it with cilantro.

It goes well with white tice & Roti.

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