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Sunday, August 19, 2012

Kerala Mixture




Its a very popular teatime snack in kerala. As the name implies it is a combination of seva, boondhi , fried peanut and spices.

INGREDIENTS:
For Seva:
  • Besan Flour/ Kadalamavu - 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder- a pinch
  • Asafoetida powder- 2 pinch
  • Chilly Powder - ¼ tsp 
  • Salt to taste
For Boondhi:
  • Besan Flour/ Kadalamavu - 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder- 2  pinch
  • Asafoetida powder - 2 pinch
  • Chilly Powder- ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Split dalia / Pottukadala- 4 Tbsp
  • Peanuts - 4 Tbsp
  • Curry leaves- few leaves
  • Asafoetida powder - 2 pinch
  • Chilly Powder- according to your taste
  • Salt to taste 
  • Oil for frying

PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Add turmeric powder, asafoetida powder, Chilly Powder and salt to the Besan flour and mix well.
  • Add little water to make a soft dough.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Put the dough in a string hoper / idiyappam maker and press it into the oil. 
  • Fry both sides in medium heat.
  • When it is crispy, remove from oil and drain it. 
  • Repeat the same process with the remaining dough.
  • Crush the fried seva with hand to make it smaller pieces and keep aside. 
  • Add turmeric powder, asafoetida powder, chilly Powder and salt to the besan flour and mix well.
  • Add water to the  flour mix to make the batter smooth (slightly thicker than dosa batter).
  • For making Boondhi we need a perforated spoon (laddle with small holes)
  • Heat oil in a pan . 
  • Hold the laddle above the hot oil (1 - 1½ inch above) and pour 2 -3 spoon batter to the ladddle and rub with another spoon.
  • Fry Boondhi till it is crispy and collect it in a bowl.
  • Repeat the same process with the remaining batter.
  • Keep the fried boondhi aside.
  • Heat little oil in a pan.
  • Add the peanuts, curry leaves and split dalia and fry it.
  • Remove from oil.
  • Add the fried peanut, split dalia, curry leaves, salt, chilly powder, asefetodia powder to the sev and boondhi and mix well.
  • Now it is ready to serve.



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