Monday, February 13, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day ~ Gunta Punugulu / Pongadalu

Hi Friends,After a short break I came with my recipe  tried it and came out well & tastes good; and this result was said by my husband.

So,For this Valentine's Day I impressed my husband with these "Gunta Punugulu".My husband likes this snack item very much as his mom (My MIL) prepares him  often when we visit her.

I know this item and liked it from my school days from my GrandMother as she cooks for all her grand children as a evening snack.I liked this item and well known from her only.I Love her & her recipes too.

I learned this from my mother and tried for the day ,enjoyed happily by my Husband & Kid.

Here goes the recipe.

  • Dosa batter-1cup (You Can Use Left over Dosa Batter )
  • Onion- 1 medium size chopped
  • Green chilies-3 no chopped
  • Curry leaves-few
  • Salt to taste
  • Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Grated Carrot-1tbsp
  • Turmeric- a pinch
  • Chanadal- 2tbsp soaked in water for an hour
  • Oil to cook
  • Gunta Punugula Pan/Penam

Preparing Dosa batter:
  • Soak 3 cups raw rice,1 cup Urad dal,1tsp fenugreek seeds over night .
  • Grind these to a fine  paste and ferment the batter for 6-7 hours.
  • Combine the salt .
Method for Gunta Punugulu:
  • Take the fermented dosa batter in to a bowl.
  • Mix the chopped onion,green chillies,turmeric,cumin seeds,grated carrot ,soaked Chandal & the curry leaves by breaking with fingers.
  • Mix the batter with spoon or by your hand.
  • Place the Gunta Punugulu Pan on stove under mediuym heat.
  • Drop little amount of oil in each hole.
  • Pour the batter with spoon in to holes.
  • Turn with a fork or spoon when you see pores forming on the top.
  • Apply oil if it is sticked to the pan.
  • Turn it and cook well.
  • Transfer these to a plate .
  • Garnish with few chopped onions and taste with Karam podi .
  • Serve with tomato sauce for Kids.
 Impress these item for your Sweet heart & Lovely Kids on this Valentine's Day!!Enjoy

One more information & news to all Friends those who see my Blog ; I am travelling back to India .So sharing this news to all of you my dear Friends.Enjoy all the festivals & advance wishes for the coming Shivaratri Festival on Next Monday (Feb-20-2012) .After settling in India, soon I will start  posting  My recipes.Bye Bye to all my dear friends.