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SANTHAGAI SWEET AND SANTHAGAI SPICY

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This is an authentic South Indian dish normally made as breakfast or dinner. It is a highly special dish in a special feast served to the newly married couples in all of our homes. It acquires lot of work and serves yummy dish to us..


It is having carbohydrates, iron in jaggery we use for sidedish and coconut used in this recipe is helping to reduce obesity, prevent the heart diseases and having dietary fibers.



INGREDIENTS FOR SWEET DISH:


Ponni boiled rice three cups
Jaggery 200 gms Coconut gratings two cups Dry ginger one spoon Cardamom 6 Ghee or gingelly oil optional one spoon

, INGREDIENTS FOR SPICY DISH:


Onion chopped one tablespoon curry leaves one cup finely chopped
Red chillies four as needed Coriander leaves finely chopped Ginger (peeled off and shredded) one spoon Tomato finely chopped one medium size Turmeric one pinch Cloves three Mustard seeds one spoon Urid dal one spoon Cooking oil one tablespoon




PROCEDURE

Soak the rice for three hours and grind with a little salt to enhance taste into a smoo…

SUNBERRY GREEN AND DALL CURRY (MANATHAKKALI KEERAI PARUPPU KOOTU ) AND RASAM COMBO

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These greens are called as manathakkali keerai in Tamil nadu and have many English names i.e., blacknight shade, sunberry, and wonder cherry. The botanical name is Solanum nigrum. We do love the porials and kootu and many cuisines with these leaves and green raw fruits and inky black berries.

Medicinal values:

The leaves give strength to muscles and improve the vision
They reduce the urinary infections.
They have the best medicinal quality..to cure mouth ulcer and all ulcers of digestive system wonderfully.




Ingredients :

Toor dal one cup cooked with a pinch of turmeric.
Manathakkali keerai chopped two cups
coconut grates one cup
cumin seeds one spoon
garlic three pulses
onion pieces half cup
green chillies two or three
curry leaves one cup chopped
cooking oil one tablespoon
mustard seeds
turmeric one pinch

PROCEDURE

Heat the cooking oil in a vessel.
Add mustard seeds to splutter
Add onions,  gren chillies, curry leaves.
Add a pinch of turmeric.
Add manathakkali keerai pieces.
Allow to cook for a while with l…