Monday, 28 March 2011

Ruchi Ruchi Recipe 2


Menthe Thambuli (Fenugreek flavoured buttermilk)

An easy preparation, but tasty nevertheless, ideal for lazy-to-cook-for-long people like me. A healthy dish to go with the unique taste! Can be hogged with rice, also as chutney with dosa,idly. The bitter-spicy taste is above the world!!

  1. Fenugreek seeds – ½ teaspoon
  2. Grated coconut – 2 teaspoon
  3. buttermilk(kept out for 5-6 hours to turn a little sour)-300 ml
  4. Green chilies – 1 nos.
  5. Mustard seed- ½  teaspoon
  6. Red chilies – 1 no.
  7. Asafetida – a pinch
  8. Curry leaves-3 nos.

 Roast fenugreek seeds and green chilly till the seeds turn light brown.(excess roasting may result in a bitter dish). Take the above along with grated coconut and grind it fine in a mixer(use 4 tbspoon water).Add the resulting mixture to the buttermilk.

Seasoning: Take oil, mustard seed and after sputtering of seeds, add red chilies(shake-a-bit)curry leaves(shake-a-bit) and asafetida, in that order. Add the above to the flavoured buttermilk and your thambuli is ready!!! 

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