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Fig Kuzhipaniyaram

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As a foodie, now I am in love with summer, because of the nature’s gift. I had varieties of summer fruits for this summer which was very delicious and also on the other side being a very good coolant for us. Now this post is related with FIG/ATHIPAZHAM.

Last year I got to have fig, but it was not ripen and I too never got to know that it was not ripen, just like that had it, never liked the taste. But this time when I went to purchase fruits, I saw the fig fruits dark red in colour, the vendor told me the one’s in red color are the ripen. He requested me to taste a fig, I was little scared when I remembered the last year experience, but when I had it was heavenly. Also got a ½ kg of ripen fig fruits, kids never had it and so thought of creating a dish. My kids like kuzhipaniyaram to the core so called paddu/unniappam. This resulted in FIG KUZHIPANIYARAM.

It was very delicious, with sweet taste as I induced little palm jaggery syrup and little crunchy because of its texture – that “Naruk Naruk” texture. Give a try as soon as possible, as it’s seasonal fruit and available only in summers.

Health benefits of Fig: Fig helps build stronger bones because of the magnesium, calcium and vitamin K2 in them. They help in maintaining heart healthy and keeps the blood pressure in line. It also helps stabilize and lower blood sugar levels and is good for soothing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Let us move on to the recipe…

Do check out my other summer recipes in this link: https://madraasi.com/2016/04/07/summer-recipes-chill-chill-cool-cool/ and breakfast recipes in this link: https://madraasi.com/recipes/breakfast-dinner/

Preparation Time: 15 mins

Cooking Time: 15 mins

Yields: 28 paniyarams

1 cup: 160 ml (rice cooker cup)

Ingredients:

  • Fig fruits – 5 nos
  • Wheat flour – 1 ½ cups
  • Rice flour – 3 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder – ¼ tsp
  • Palm jaggery syrup (Karuppati paagu) – ¾ cup
  • Baking soda – ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste

Preparation:

  • Clean, drain the water and transfer the fig fruits to blender and blend them well to a fine paste.
  • Take wheat flour, rice flour, cardamom powder, baking soda, salt and mix all together.
  • Pour in the fig fruit pulp and mix it well (no lumps should be formed).
  • Pour in the palm jaggery syrup little by little at regular intervals, mix them well to a fine paste (no lumps should be formed).
  • Pour in ½ cup of water and mix them well (the batter should be in dosa consistency).
  • Heat oil in the kuzhipaniyaram pan, spoon in the batter till ¾ of each and every mould, cover and cook for 3 mins in medium flame (else it would be burnt).
  • Remove the lid, turn the side and cook for a min.
  • Transfer the paniyaram’s to a plate.

Serve hot.

Note: You can adjust the quantity of palm jaggery as per your sweet tooth.

Jack Fruit Idly

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Jack fruit is one among the special fruits of summer. I use to have jack fruit, not to very often or I am not a fan of Jack fruit. But my daughter likes to the core, when she finds Jack fruit in the market, she urges to get it. Yesterday as of my daughter’s wanting and for a ritual as offering my hubby got Jack fruit. He got more the quantity of Jack Fruit, she had little and I kept the other in refrigerator.

Today morning when I saw the Jack Fruit, I thought of trying some recipe with Jack fruit and had a chat with my friend about this, she told me that her aunty prepares Jack Fruit Idly which would be yummy and also she guaranteed that not only kids even we would finish it in minutes. So I wanted to try it immediately.

Taking this to Fiesta Friday #115 hosted by Angie@thenovicegarderner.

Jack fruit Idly with minced jack fruit and powdered palm jaggery topping

Jack fruit Idly with minced jack fruit and powdered palm jaggery topping

A very easy, simple, no fermentation and ready in minutes, finger licking Idlies – JACK FRUIT IDLY. A perfect time to give a try, never miss it else you need to wait till the next summer.

As of vacation, my hall will be filled with kids (my kids friends) most of the time, these girls came to kitchen screaming Aunty what are you making, as a food blogger, I requested them to wait for few minutes until my photo shoot is over 😛

Also I made few quantity of Idly using the mini idly mould and the rest in regular idly mould. These girls had those mini idlies and told me awesome and a completely different idly. I was happy, what would a mother need than this and now my kids want to have JACK FRUIT Idly atleast once in a week for breakfast and snack time 🙂 . Let me share the recipe…

Do check out my other Breakfast recipes in this link: https://madraasi.com/recipes/breakfast-dinner/ and snacks recipe in this link: https://madraasi.com/recipes/snacks/ and summer recipes in this link: https://madraasi.com/2016/04/07/summer-recipes-chill-chill-cool-cool/.

Preparation Time – 30 mins

Cooking Time – 20 mins

Yields – 15 regular Idlies and 30 mini Idlies

1 cup = 160 ml (rice cooker cup)

Ingredients:

  • Jack Fruit – 7 nos
  • Rava / Semolina – 1 cup
  • Palm jaggery (crushed) – 3 tbsp
  • Coconut (pieces or shredded) – a handful
  • Cardamom powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste

Preparation:

  • Take rava/semolina in a kadai, add dry roast them until it start turning golden brown in color.
  • Remove the roasted rava/semolina to a plate, keep it aside.
  • Take the coconut pieces or shredded ones in a blender and blend them well.
  • Deseed the jack fruit and add in the jack fruit along with the grounded coconut, Blend them again.
  • Add in 3 tbsp of palm jaggery and blend them all together to a fine paste or coarse paste as you desire.
  • Add in the grounded mixture to the rava along with the required amount of salt and cardamom powder.
  • Mix them well, it with a spoon (no lumps should be formed).
  • Add in ½ cup of water, mix it well and rest for 20 mins.
  • Now grease the idly mould with oil or ghee and spoon in the batter.
  • Gently place it in the idly steamer and cook in medium flame for 20 mins.
  • Remove the idly mould from the steamer and remove the idly to the plate.

Platting:  Deseed a jack fruit and finely chop them into tiny pieces, sprinkle those pieces over the idlies along with powdered palm jaggery.

Serve hot.

Wheat Dosa / Godhumai Dosai

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Wheat Dosa or Godhumai Dosai (Tamil) is one perfect recipe and it’s a diabetic friendly recipe.  It is one of the instant dosa which can be prepared when we are in hurry, no grinding, no soaking, no resting time, it all about just mixing the wheat flour with water, the batter should be runny.

Wheat Dosa / Kothumai Dosai

Wheat Dosa / Kothumai Dosai

Ingredients:

  • Wheat flour – 1 cup
  • Water – 2 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 3 tsp

Making of Wheat Dosa / Godhumai Dosai –

Preparation :

  • Mix all the ingredients together. Be sure that there should not be any lumps.
  • Heat griddle and rub oil all over the griddle with a cloth dipped in oil.
  • Pour dosa batter with a spoon, it should spread all over the griddle but do not spread with the spoon.
  • Drizzle oil along the sides of the dosa and wait for 5 mins.
  • Swap the side and cook until the other side is done.

Serve hot with coconut chutney and sugar.

For coconut chutney check the link : https://madraasi.com/2014/03/31/spicy-coconut-chutney/