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WHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARI



Kesari is a very common sweet in tamilnadu. for guests mostly we prepare rava kesari only for evening tiffin/ breakfast/dinner. This wheat kesari is not at all lesser than the regular rava kesari in taste.

We can make this wheat kesari using samba broken wheat. With that we can make upma or kichedi too. 

Actually I have first tasted this wheat kesari in a neighbor’s house who is from Andra Pradesh. She invited us for varalakshmi pooja and offered this kesari as neivethiyam to god. Later we too tasted this kesari and it was so yum!!. Really me and my hubby like that so much. Later me too have prepared this wheat kesari with normal broken wheat and it was good on every time. 
WHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARI
So I prepared this here at my in laws place too for neivethiyam and took video too for my blog.I have already posted a kesari recipe with almonds and milk, which is so rich and yummy in taste. Please check the below link if you are interested.

Almond milk Rava kesari

OK, now let’s move on to this recipe.

WHEAT RAVA (BROKEN WHEAT)KESARI
SOAKING TIME: - | PREPARATION TIME: 10 MIN | COOKING TIME: 30 MIN
WHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARI


AUTHOR: KUZHALIS SAMAIYALARAI
RECIPE TYPE: SWEETS
CUISINE: SOUTH INDIAN
SERVES: 4 PERSONS

INGREDIENTS:
                                    ½ cup broken wheat
                                    2 cups water
                                    1 cup sugar
                                    2 or 3 cardamoms
                                    ¼ cup ghee
                                    5 or 6 cashews
                                    Few dried grapes
                                                           
PREPARATION:
Chop the cashews into pieces and set aside.
Crush the cardamoms and set aside.
In a pan add ghee and fry the cashews and dry grapes and set aside.
Measure the water and heat it. Keep the hot water ready.
METHOD:
In a pan add a teaspoon of ghee and let it heat.
Add the broken wheat and let it roast well.
Sauté in the medium low heat for 3 to 5 minutes.
Then add the hot water and allow it to boil.
Close with a lid and let the wheat to cook till it becomes soft and fully cooked.
Once the water is completely drained and wheat is cooked, add the sugar and stir well.
Stir in between and let the kesari becomes thick.
Add ghee in between and stir.
Let the heat in low medium and stir occasionally to avoid burning at the bottom.
Add the crushed cardamom and mix well.
Then add the roasted cashews and dry grapes and mix well.
Serve hot!!
NOTES:
  • Instead of cardamom, you can use a teaspoon of cardamom powder.
  • you can add or reduce the ghee quantity as per your wish. 
  • instead of adding hot water you can add the roasted wheat rava into the boiling water. but don't add normal water as it may make the kesari mushy sometimes.

VIDEO RECIPE:

STEP BY STEP PHOTOS:


In a pan add ghee and fry the cashews and dry grapes and set aside. 
WHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARI

In a pan add a teaspoon of ghee and let it heat. Add the broken wheat and let it roast well.
WHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARI
Sauté in the medium low heat for 3 to 5 minutes. Then add the hot water and allow it to boil.
WHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARI
Close with a lid and let the wheat to cook till it becomes soft and fully cooked.
WHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARI
Once the water is completely drained and wheat is cooked, add the sugar and stir well.
WHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARI
Stir in between and let the kesari becomes thick. Add ghee in between and stir.
Let the heat in low medium and stir occasionally to avoid burning at the bottom.
Add the crushed cardamom and mix well. 
Then add the roasted cashews and dry grapes and mix well.
WHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARI

Serve hot!!
WHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARIWHEAT RAVA KESARI / BROKEN WHEAT KESARI



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Mor kuzhambu is one of the popular kuzhambu in tamilnadu. It is one of the super body cooling kuzhambu. Mor is nothing but the buttermilk. So, the name itself says the main ingredient of this curry is buttermilk. This curry will be excellent to have with rice.

The spiced butter milk is heated a little bit in which some cooked or sautéed vegetables will be added. Generally the ashgourd, brinjal, ladies finger, bottlegourd  are the vegetables will be used in this curry. Apart from vegetables, we can add the dhal vada/uruadai will be added.

Some people may add thoor dhal vada, but in our house we prepare the channa dhal vada/balls and will add to this buttermilk curry. It is favourite of all in our house.

I have already posted two vareties of buttermilk curry (mor kuzhambu) in my blog. Please check the below link if you are interested.


PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU

Generally we don’t use garlic or onions in butter milk. But adding those in this curry along with other spices is also giving excellent taste and flavor to the curry. I have learnt this version from a fried. So if you are interested, please try that version too. You can prepare this vada as per the recipe given here and can add to the buttermilk curry recipe which have onion and garlic.
PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU


OK, now let’s move on to this recipe.

PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU
SOAKING TIME: 2-3 HRS | PREPARATION TIME: 15 MIN | COOKING TIME: 20 MIN
PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU


AUTHOR: KUZHALIS SAMAIYALARAI
RECIPE TYPE: MAIN
CUISINE: NORTH INDIAN
SERVES: 3 PERSONS

INGREDIENTS:
                        To make the vada/urundai
                                    1 cup channa dhal
                                    ½ cup finely chopped onion
                                    1 inch piece of ginger
                                    Salt to taste
                                    3 or 4 red chillies      
                                    1 teaspoon turmeric powder
                                    Few curry leaves
                                    Few strands of coriander leaves
                                    Oil to deep fry
                        To make the curry
                                    2 cup butter milk
                                    2 tablespoon thoor dhal
                                    1 tablespoon coriander seeds
                                    1 teaspoon cumin seeds
                                    1 inch piece ginger
                                    ½ cup grated coconut
                                    4 or 5 green chillies
                                    1 teaspoon raw rice
                        To make tempering
                                    1 teaspoon oil
                                    1 teaspoon mustard seeds
                                    3 or 4 red chillies
                                    Few curry leaves
                                   
PREPARATION:
Soak the channa dhal in water for minimum 2 hours.
Then grind it with salt, red chillies and ginger in to coarse paste. The batter should not be so smooth or so coarse like vada batter. Don’t add water while grinding. 
Finely chop the onion, curry leaves and coriander leaves.
Soak the coriander seeds, thoor dhal, cumin seeds, and raw rice in water for minimum 1 hour.
Grind them along with coconut, green chillies, ginger. Add required water and grind them into smooth paste.

METHOD:
In a pan heat oil for frying the vada.
Mix the chopped onion and curry leaves with the vada batter and mix well.
Make small balls and deep fry the vada. No need to fry the vada till it becomes golden brown. Just fry them till the center gets cooked well.
Keep the fried vada aside.
In a pan take the buttermilk and then add the ground masala paste. Mix well without lumps. Add the required salt and turmeric powder.
Allow the butter milk to boil till the froth comes on the top and the colour will becomes yellow.
Don’t allow the curry to boil more,because it may get curdle.
Add the prepared vadas and let it boil for 1 or 2 minutes only.
Remove from heat.
In a small tadka pan, add oil and let it heat. Then add the mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Then add the red chillies and curry leaves and sauté for 1 minute.
Add the prepared tempering to the buttermilk curry and mix well.
Serve hot with rice with any spicy side dish.

NOTES:
  • The vada batter should be thick. So don’t add water while grinding. Also it should be not so smooth or so coarse.
  • Adding rice is optional, it is purely to make the curry thick. If your buttermilk is thick, then you can avoid the raw rice.
  • If you want you can add few pepper corns also while soaking the ingredients for masala. Don’t add more.
  • Adjust the number of green chillies as per your spice prepference. If your buttermilk is sour then add one or two more green chillies while grinding the masala.
  • If the spiciness is less, you can add one or two more red chillies  while tempering.
  • You can add red chilles also instead of green chillies, but the colour of the curry will change.
  • Don’t close the buttermilk curry with the lid while it is hot. Just leave some gap while close with a lid.
  • While heating, the curry will become dark in colour, so don’t add more turmeric powder.

VIDEO RECIPE:


STEP BY STEP PHOTOS:


Soak the channa dhal in water for minimum 2 hours.

Then grind it with salt, red chillies and ginger in to coarse paste. The batter should not be so smooth or so coarse like vada batter. Don’t add water while grinding. 
PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU
PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU
Finely chop the onion and curry leaves. 
In a pan heat oil for frying the vada. Mix the chopped onion and curry leaves with the vada batter and mix well.
PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU
Make small balls and deep fry the vada. No need to fry the vada till it becomes golden brown. Just fry them till the center gets cooked well.
Keep the fried vada aside.

PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU

PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU


Soak the coriander seeds, thoor dhal, cumin seeds, and raw rice in water for minimum 1 hour.
Grind them along with coconut, green chillies, ginger. Add required water and grind them into smooth paste.
PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU

PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU

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PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU
In a pan take the buttermilk and then add the ground masala paste. Mix well without lumps. Add the required salt and turmeric powder.
PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU

PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU

Allow the butter milk to boil till the froth comes on the top and the colour will becomes yellow.
Don’t allow the curry to boil more,because it may get curdle.
Add the prepared vadas and let it boil for 1 or 2 minutes only.
Remove from heat.
In a small tadka pan, add oil and let it heat. Then add the mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Then add the red chillies and curry leaves and sauté for 1 minute.
Add the prepared tempering to the buttermilk curry and mix well.
PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU

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Serve hot with rice with any spicy side dish.
PARUPPU URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU/ URUNDAI MOR KUZHAMBU


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