Sunday, 9 June 2013

SHINGADA ANI VARI CHE DHIRDE / WATER CHESTNUT PANCAKES (UPWAS / FASTING)


SHINGADA ANI VARI CHE DHIRDE / WATER CHESTNUT PANCAKES

INGREDIENTS

Shingada / water chestnut
10 – 12 nos
Vari che tandool / Bhagar / Vari / Samo rice
1 cup
Gr. Chillies
3 – 4 nos
Roasted peanut pdr
4 tbsp
Salt
T.T.
Lemon
½ no
Peanut oil
As req.
Coriander leaves
3 – 4 sprigs
RAITA
Curd
½ cup
Gr. Chillies
2 nos
Roasted peanut pdr
2 tbsp
Salt
T.T
Coriander leaves
2 – 3 sprigs


METHOD:

1.       Wash and soak the bhagar for 5 – 6 hours.

2.       Peel the shingada to remove out the inner white crunchy flesh.

3.       Remove the water from the bhagar and grind together the bhagar, shingada, gr. Chillies, salt and peanut pdr. Squeeze in the lime juice. Adjust the consistency of the batter. It should have pouring consistency i.e.  a little thinner than dosa batter. Add in chopped coriander leaves. You can also add pounded jeera if you like.


4.       Heat a griddle, apply little oil and pour a ladleful batter in the centre. Spread it thinly and cover and cook.

5.       When it cooks on one side then flip over and cook on the other side.

6.       Serve along with raita.

RAITA

7.       Beat the curd to get smooth consistency. Add in the chopped gr. Chillies, chopped coriander leaves, salt and the peanut pdr.

8.       Mix well and serve with the dhirde.

9.       This dhirde can be eaten during the fast or upwas.