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Brinjal Gothsu (Curry with Brinjal)

Semiya Payasam -Vermicili Kheer

A Few Pantry Staples Is All You Need And You’ve Got Yourself A Dessert In No Time And Minimal Effort. Semiya payasam also known as vermicelli Kheer is one of the easiest and delicious Payasam enjoyed during all festivals and functions. Because of its simplicity we make this vermicelli kheer very often. Its also one of the main payasam served during Onam and Vishnu Sadya. Follow the recipe exactly and I promise you will get perfect payasam, its a foolproof recipe.  So let"s see how to make this Semiya payasam.  Ingredients: Vermicelli – 2 1/2 handfull or 1 cup  Ghee-2tbsp  Sugar -according to ur taste or 14 Tbsp Cashew nuts-handful  Raisins- handful (Optional) Fresh milk-2 L(full fat)  Water-1 L Cardamom-5-6 pods powdered or crushed Method:  Heat a deep bottomed kadai or pan and add ghee. Then add vermicelli and fry it till light brown. (don't fry too much ) Once it's done, keep aside.  In another saucepan, boil 1 liter of water along with 2 liter milk.  Cook for 15 to 20 m

Vazhakkai Mezhukkupuratti - Kerala Style Raw Banana stir fry

Mezhukkupuratti, or Stir fry is a typical Kerala Style Stir-Fry and often made with vegetables like Raw Banana, Yam or any other vegetables. This raw banana sir fry is very flavorful side dish which goes very well with rice. Let's see how its done. Quick video below for easy reference Ingredients: Raw banana – 3 medium sized banana/plantain Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Salt as needed Shallots – 5-6 (optional) Garlic – 5-6 cloves peeled Dried red chilli - 3-4 (or as per spice level) Kashmiri Red Chilli powder – 1-2 (optional -for colour) Coconut oil/ vegetable oil – 2 tsp Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Curry leaves – a sprig Method : Peel the skin of raw banana and cut it lengthwise and keep it in water (to avoid changing colour/ discolouration) Now, take a sauce pan/ pan and add the cut raw banana, to it add just enough water to cover the raw banana, add turmeric powder, salt needed.  Cook the raw banana until soft but not mushy. Take care not to over cook the banana.  Once cooked, strain th