Tuesday, January 8, 2008

healthy snack-- idli chowmeen

This is one of my favourite snacks,its tasty and very healthy as its prepared without much oil.
For this the ingredients are--
1 katori semolina
1/2 katori sour curs
1tspoon eno salt
1 katori cabbage finely shredded
1 " caroot julienned
1/2 katori capsicum finely chopped
" " onion chopped
green chutney
imli chutney or tomato ketchup
salt to taste
1tsp mustard seeds
chopped coriander and roasted peanuts for garnishing

1--Roast semolina lightly and then soak in sour curd for 30 minutes.
2--now put eno, a pinch of sugar in 3 tbsp water and add it to the batter, if the batter is solid add a little water mix thoroughly.
3-prepare idli of small sizes from this batter.
4- now in a sauce pan take 1 tsp oil, add mustard seeds, when they start splitting put onion, saute it for 2 minutes then add all the vegetables, salt and stir fry it 7-8 minutes, initially at high then medium heat. then add idlis to this and stir a Little.
5-For serving put this into a plate and spread both the chutneys a little,and garnish with dhania and peanuts.

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