REMAS CAFE RECIPES : December 2012



Monday, December 17, 2012

Thiruvathirai Kali

Hi guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                              Arudra Dharisanam is round the corner. So, i am giving you the preparation for "Thiruvathirai Kali" and it's accompaniment "Ezhu Kai Kootu"........
                              K Guys!!!!!!!Let's jump into the procedure without any talking.......


  • Raw rice                 - 1 cup
  • Moong Dhal           - 1/4 cup
  • Jaggery                   - 1and 1/2 cups ( Should be dissolved in water and filtered)
  • Cocunut                  - Little  (Scraped)
  • Ghee                        - 6 Tablespoons
  • Cashews                  - 10 - 15
  • Dry Grapes              - 2 or 3 teaspoons
  • Cardamom Powder  - Little

  1.   To begin with, dry fry rice and moong dhal in a kadai till a nice aroma evolves.
  2.   Then, powder the mixture in a mixie.
  3.   Take a cooker and place it on the stove.
  4.   Switch on the stove and add 2+1/2 cups of water in to the cooker.
  5.   Add the powdered mixture of rice and dhal and close the lid after placing the whistle.
  6.   Cook the mixture for 1 or 2 whistles.
  7.   Remove the cooker from the stove and keep it aside for the contents to cool down.
  8.   In the mean time, take a kadai and place it on the stove.
  9.   Pour some ghee and fry the cashews till it becomes golden brown.
  10.   Next add dry grapes to the ghee and fry it.
  11.   Keep both fried cashews and dry grapes aside.
  12.   Again, place the kadai on the stove and pour the remaining ghee
  13.   Add scraped coconut to the hot ghee.
  14.   Fry the coconut till nice aroma evolves.
  15.   Now, add the cooked rice and dhal to the above kadai.
  16.   After mixing, add 1+1/2 cups of jaggery water and mix well.
  17.   Next add the cardamom powder long with fried cashews and dry grapes.
  18.   Cook the contents till "uthiri padham" like semiya upma is reached.
  19.   Remove the kadai from the stove and transfer the contents to a serving bowl.
  20.   After offering to Lord Shiva eat it with Ezhu Kai Kootu.
Mouth smacking recipes guys!!!!!!!!!! Let's learn in our next post how to make ezhu kari kootu which would make the day complete.

Have a Happy and Stomach filled Thiruvadirai..........

Bye for now guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!