Thursday, March 29, 2012

Sweet Mangalore Aval


I wonder who could have named this simple dish like that:-).I remember my mom making this when we were back from school. Have asked her a couple of times about the intriguing name, but she didn't know. Anyway...WHAT IS IN THE NAME??????If you are person who likes sweet and spiciness at the same time then this one is for you.
INGREDIENTS
Beaten Rice Flakes/Aval   1cup(thin variety)
Red chillies                  2
Coriaander seeds         2 tsp
Cumin seeds              1 tsp
Grated coconut         1/2 cup
Jaggery                3-4 tbsp
Ghee                   1 tsp
Mustard seeds      1 tsp
Curry leaves     few
PREPARATION
Grind coriander seeds, cumin and chillies in a mixer caorsely
Now add the coconut and grind again. 
Finally add the jaggery and grind once. It sort of becomes a paste.
Now mix the rice flakes with this thoroughly
Add the necessary salt and mix well
Heat Ghee in a kadai. Add mustard seeds and when they splutter add the fresh curry leaves. 
Mix well and serve
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