Saturday, March 10, 2018

Oposed Grape juice concentrate !

Ingridients :

1/2 kg black grapes (I used seeded Bangalore grapes)
200 gm sugar
2 spoon ginger grated
Pinch of salt

Method :

In 5 LTR pressure cooker add grapes , mash slightly so that it release water.

Add sugar,ginger and pinch of salt don't mix it.

Close lid with weight.

In medium heat or induction at 900 cook for 20 minutes.

Switch off the stove at 20 minutes
Wait till pressure settle.

Open, let it cool and then in strainer, strain it, add little(2 spoon for one batch) boiled water, extract juice discard the peel and seeds.

Let the concentrate come to room temperature then transfer it to  air tight bottle.

Store in refrigerator.

How to make juice from concentrate :

Add 1/4 of concentrate and add 3/4 cup of water mix well and serve !

Notes :

You can increase sugar if you like more sweetness in juice!


Opos technique courtesy : Ramakrishnan sir.




Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Oposed vermicelli chitranna..

It's a common dish in kannadiga's home.. Used rice vermicelli..
And also I used sprouted black chana ,carrot and beans..

Equipment needed : 2 LTR pressure cooker

Heat level/setting : 900 in induction or medium high on gas burner

Layers :

L1: 1/4 cup water + 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil
L2: 1 cup mixed vegetables and sprouts
L3: 1/2 cup rice vermicelli (MTR brand)
L4: pinch of turmeric

Pour 1/2 cup water from sides without disturbing layers.


On high, 3 whistles, release pressure add chitranna tadka,salt,pinch of sugar and lemon juice..

Chitranna tadka : Heat 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, add urad dal,chana dal,mustard seeds,hing, curry leaves, green chillies wait until it splutters, add in chopped cilantro,grated coconut and switch off.

Mix well, close the lid and open after 5 minutes..

Technique courtesy : Ramakrishnan sir.

Just follow recipe and don't change anything !