Sunday, September 21, 2014

Savory Mixer

#Mixer - #SavoryMixer : I have made mixer at home long back for a diwali. After that I Haven't done at all. I like its asafoetida aroma and crispy fried curry leaves flavor. The mixer available here is seasoned with chat masala. But I wanted to have our mixer with traditional flavor.

So I decided to make it at home and made it. I prepared omapodi and karaboondhi using 1/2 cup of gram flour each. Then fried corn fryums available in the market. Only thing missing was fried gram. But compensated it with lot of peanuts. Seasoned all with red chilly powder, fried curry leaves, asafoetida powder and salt. Ah!.. tasty crunchy mm.. mixer ready. I got nearly three cups of mixer.
Here comes the recipe.

Savory Mixer

Ingredients :

For Omapodi :
1/2 cup                     Gram flour [ Besan ]
1 Tbsp                       Rice flour
1 Tsp                         Omam [ optional ]
1/4 Tsp                     Salt
2 pinch                     Asafoetida
1/8 Tsp                     Red chilly powder
1 pinch                     Turmeric powder

For Karaboondhi :
1/2 cup                     Gram flour [ Besan ]
2 Tbsp                       Rice flour
1/4 Tsp                     Salt
1 pinch                     Turmeric powder
1 pinch                     Asafoetida powder

Other Ingredients :
1/2 cup                    Corn fryums [ if available ]
1/4 cup                    Fried gram
1/4 cup                    Pea nuts [ Ground nuts ]
1/4 cup                    Thick Rice flakes - ketti aval [ optional ]
15 - 20                    Curry leaves

For seasoning :
1 Tsp                      Powdered Sugar
1/4 Tsp                   Asafoetida powder
1 Tsp                      Salt [adjust]
1/2 Tsp                   Red chilly powder[adjust]

2 cups of Oil to fry

Method :
Heat oil in a kadai on a stove over a medium flame.
Prepare Omapodi following the method explained at Omapodi post. Keep aside.


Method of preparation of Karaboondhi :
Prepare a watery batter just like dosai batter with the given ingredients.
Hold a ladle with holes on your left hand just above the kadai with hot oil.
Take a ladle full of batter with your right hand and pour over that ladle with holes.
Just shake the ladle with holes or apply pressure over the batter with the other ladle.
Always make boondhi one ladle at a time.
Stir the frying boondhi with a ladle and take out when it turns golden color.
Karaboondhi batter Frying boondhi
Transfer onto a plate layered with tissue paper.


In the same way fry boondhi in batches. Keep aside.

In the same oil fry peanuts, fried gram [ if taken ], thick rice flake [ if taken ] and finally curry leaves in batches separately one by one.

Fried peanuts and curry leaves for mixer

To season mixer :
Take a wide mouthed vessel or a basin.
Crumble omapodi and put into the vessel.
Then add all other fried items.
Add powdered sugar, asafoetida powder, red chilly powder and salt.
Crumble Omapodi and add boondhi and fried corn fryums Add salt, red chilly powder, asafoetida powder and powdered sugar

Mix well by shaking the vessel. Adjust salt and chilly powder according to your taste.
mm... ah! crispy crunchy flavorful mixer ready.

Savory Mixer

Enjoy evening coffee/tea with spicy crispy savory mixer.

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