Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Spicy ridgegaurd pancakes
This is one of therecipe which i like.As i had said friend s i will be comming up with differnt recipes out of ridge gaurd here i am with one more tasty recipe which can be eaten just as a snack,breakfast or sides with the rice.This is a spicy,crunchy chewy recipe which is quite appealing too.
ridge gaurd - 1 large thinly scliced
Rice - 1 cup soaked in water
Dry chillies - 7-8
Coriander - 3 tsp
Hing - 3 pinch
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Methi seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Tur dal - 3 tsp
tamarind pulp-1/4 tsp
1.Soak raw rice and tur dal in warm water for atleast 1 hr.
2.Grind chillies hing,turmeric,tamarind,coriander seeds,methi seedswith the soaked rice and dal to a rough thick paste. Add salt to it as per taste and mix properly.
3.Slice up the ridge gaurd into thin slices and dip it in the batter and plcae one in the centre of the hot pan then surround it with similar 5 slices,so that it will form a flower like in appearence.Then cover all the area's in between the slices with the batter.
4.Close and cook for some time then smear with oil and bake it up side down. till both the sides becomes crunchy and cooked well.
5.Serve hot with rice as sides or with coconut chutny for breakfast /simply cut into 4 quarters and serve with tea as snacks. enjoy.