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Monday, December 1, 2014

Tamil Brahmin samayal iyer recipes Khara pongal and Milagu rasam

Tamil Brahmin samayal iyer recipes Khara pongal and Milagu rasam
This is easy preparation of Iyer samayal Tamil brahmin samayal recipes Khara pongal and Milagu rasam.

1. Tamil Khara pongal
Pongal is one of the most famous and favorite recipes of south Indians. Let’s see how to make yummy khara pongal at home:
Ingredients needed for Tamil Khara pongal
Raw rice (pacharici): 1 cup
Split yellow moong dal (pachapayaru): ½ cup
Cashew nuts as per taste
Salt as required

Khara pongal seasoning ingredients
Oil as per your need
Ghee as per your need
Grated ginger 2 tsp
Garlic 4 (crushed)
Cumin seeds 2 tsp
Black pepper 2 tsp
Curry leaves little

How to make Khara pongal Tamil iyer style
  • Dry roast rice and dal separately. Do not fry them or change the colour of the ingredients. Keep them aside
  • Fry cashew nuts in ghee and keep aside. Mix dal and rice and cook them together in pressure cooker by adding salt and nearly 4 cups water.
  • Take 2 whistles to the cooker. When the pressure goes off open the cooker and mash the ingredients when they are hot.
  • Take a pan and add ghee and oil. Fry grated ginger and then add whole pepper, cumin seeds, curry leaves. When the ingredients are properly fried, pour the entire mixture over the mashed rice and dal.
  • Mix properly, add fry cashew nuts and mix well. Heat the entire mixture for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Serve hot with lentil sambar or coconut chutney. Some people prefer to take ulundu vadai  (Medu-vada) along with hot pongal and sambar.

2. Tamil brahmin milagu rasam

milagu rasam recipe in tamil style is with hot rice is the best combination loved by every south Indian for every day meal.
It is a medicinal recipe for cold and cough. It is very easy to make recipe made with cumin seeds, pepper and garlic.
This recipe is healthy and helps to digest the food easily. Here is the recipe of tasty pepper rasam.

Ingredients needed for Tamil milagu rasam
Tomatoes: 4 medium
Tamarind one middle finger length
Black pepper: 2 tsp
Cumin seeds: 2 tsp
Garlic: 4-5 cloves
Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
Rasam powder: 1 tsp if required
Curry leaves
Jaggery or sugar a pinch
Salt needed

Tamil nadu milagu rasam seasoning Ingredients:
Ghee 2 tsp
Mustard seeds 2 tsp
Red chillies 2
Curry leaves
Finely chopped coriander leaves for garnishing.

How to make Tamil milagu rasam  
  • Soak tamarind in warm water and extract juice in a cup. You can also use tamarind paste.
  • Dry roast jeera and pepper and then grind them together along with garlic in grinder. Do not make a fine paste, just crush the ingredients.
  • Now mix tamarind juice, jaggery, finely chopped tomatoes, rasam powder (optional), turmeric powder, ground paste of jeera/pepper/garlic, salt and curry leaves.
  • Add required amount of water and boil the mixture of low flame. Boil the mixture till the raw smell of tamarind goes off.
  • Now add 2 cups water more in rasam and let it to come to foam state (just before boil) then remove it from heat and garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
  • Take a pan and heat ghee in it. Add mustard seeds in it. Add red chilli pieces, curry leaves. Pour the ingredients on ready rasam. Serve hot with rice and enjoy its yummy taste and aroma.

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