Saturday, May 15, 2010

Mini rice balls

Rice Flour - 1 cup
Water - 2 cups
Oil - 1 teaspoon
Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
Salt - according to taste
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
Red chilli flakes
Oil -
Curry Leaves - few

Method :
In a thick bottom pan, add water .When the water starts boiling, add salt and grated coconut. Now add the rice flour, stir continuously otherwise lumps are formed. Reduce the heat. Stir well. Remove from fire and allow it to cool. Once the rice dough is cool, make small small balls using little oil in palms. Steam the rice balls about 10-15 minutes or till done. Remove the steamed balls from the steamer/cooker. In another pan, add 1 tablespoon oil when it is hot, add mustard seeds. When it is starts splutter, add curry leaves and red chilli, add this to the rice balls. Serve hot with mulaku chammanthi

Mulaku Chammanthi

Red chilli flakes – 4-5 pcs
Small onion – 5-6 pcs
Tamarind: small lemon size
Oil - 1 tsp
Salt - according to taste
Curry Leaves – few

Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, when its starts splutter add red chilli flakes. When it turns dark red color add onion, salt and curry leaves. When the raw smell goes, remove from pan. Grind all the ingredients using 1 tablespoon water to a smooth paste.