How to make Ridge gourd payasam/Beerakaya payasam.

This is very easy recipe which will take less time to prepare.Specially this can be prepared for neivedhyam  during festivals.usally i will variety of payasam recipes when ever i am wishing to have a sweet .As payasam recipes are done very fast i love to prepare these recipes.So,this time i tried with ridge gourd it gave an amazing taste.so,i am posting this for you.For the first time when i prepared with a simple mistake it did not come properly so at that time i did not post it.Again after few months i tried it came very perfectly.

The mistake what i did for the first time is in this recipe we must add rice flour paste to the payasam very slowly  .while adding we must continuously stir but with out doing that first i added rice flour paste and after few seconds i started stirring.Due the gap the rice flour paste turned into lumps.So,for the second time i did not do this mistake.

So,coming into the recipe.

Delicious Payasam

Delicious Payasam.

Ingredients:

  • Ridge gourd/Beerakaya : 1/4 kg.
  • Milk :1/2 ltr.
  • Ghee : 1 1/2 tbsp.
  • Basmati Rice:5 tbsp.
  • Sugar:100 gms.
  • pista:1 tbsp.
  • Badam:1 tbsp.

Procedure:

  • Peel out the Ridge gourd skin and grate it nicely.
  • Remove the water from the grated ridge gourd and keep the grated ridge gourd aside.
  •  Soak the basmati rice in water for 10 min.
  • Now boil the milk in a vessel and add grated ridge gourd to it and let it boil for another 10 min.
  • Now grind the basmathi rice to a fine paste by adding required amount of water into a fine paste.
  • Now add the basmati rice paste slowly by continuously stirring  and let it boil until it become thick .
  • Now reduce the flame and add sugar,cardamon powder and give a nice stir.
  • Now switch off the flame and add ghee,roasted badam,pista to it.
  • Now the delicious payasam is ready.
  • Serve it hot/cold.

I love eating when it is hot.

 

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How to prepare delicious coconut laddu

delicious coconut laddo

delicious coconut laddo

This laddu is very easy to prepare.The preparation time is less than 15 min.If we want to prepare any sweet with in less time we can definitely select this sweet.If guests are coming and in home we don’t have any sweets we can select these kind of sweets.

only 4 ingredients are enough to prepare this sweet.only thing is we must have fresh coconut in our home.

Now here comes the procedure how to make the coconut laddu.

Ingredients:

  • Grated fresh coconut:1 1/2 cup.(one and half cup).
  • Grated Jaggery:1 cup.
  • Ghee:1 tsp.
  • Cardamom powder:1/2 tsp.

Procedure:

  • In a thick bottomed kadai mix the coconut and jaggery and cook it in a medium flame until the jaggery melts.
  • It will take less than 15 min.
  • Add 1 tsp of ghee and cardamom powder and mix it well.
  • Switch off the flame and allow it cool.
  • Now prepare round balls out of the cooled mixture.
  • Arrange them in a single layer and store it in a air tight container.

 

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Modak(Kudumulu) – Andhra style

Modak

Modak

Ingredients:

  • chana dal:1 cup.
  • Jaggery powder:3/4 cup.
  • elaichy powder:1/2 tsp.
  • wheat flour

Procedure:

  • Pressure cook the chana dal for upto 3 whistles .
  • Allow it to cool the cooker and after cooling drain the water(with the drained water we can prepare rasam) .
  • Now keep the cooked chana dal on low flame and now add jaggery powder and keep for 7-8 min on in  low flame.
  • Allow it to cool and grind it in a mixer by adding with very little water and elaichy powder or if possible grind it without water.
  • Now Knead the wheat flour with sufficient water .Knead it until it is smooth and soft.
  • Now make it into small balls of the dough and roll it very thinly smaller than the size of poori by dusting in between with dry flour.
  • Now stuff the dal and jaggery mixture into that and deep fry in oil.
  • Fry it until it turns into light brown color.
  • Now take it into tissue paper so that excess oil will go off.

Sweet corn sweet Fritters

Fritters

Fritters

Ingredients:

  • Sweet corn:250 gm.
  • Jaggery:       150 gm.
  • A pinch of cardamom powder.
  • Oil:Take the quantity to deep fry.

Procedure:

  • Take the sweet corn,jaggery,cardamom powder and grind it in a mixer until it become smooth.
  • Heat the oil in a kadai.
  • Take that ground batter and make it into small pieces as the gulab jamoon into the round shape or make it into the shape of fritter on the banana leaf.
  • Now check whether the oil is heated.(we can check this by dropping the small amount of batter into the oil,if it comes  slowly up then the oil is ready to fry)
  • Now fry all the fritters in the oil until it turn to the golden brown color.
  • Now the crispy sweet fritters are ready.