Showing posts with label Savories. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Savories. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Buttermilk Rice Cakes (Mor Kali)

This is one recipe which reminds me of my childhood when my grandmom or mom used to prepare it without much ingredients in hand..It's called MOR KALI OR MOR KUZHU or we can call it Buttermilk Rice Cakes


Rice flour - 1 cup
Thick Buttermilk - 1 cup (slightly sour)
Gingelly Oil - 3 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Asafoetida - a generous pinch
Sun dried Green Chillies (Mor milagai) or Dried Red Chilli - 2 to 3
Salt to taste
Water - 2.5 cups


1. In a Bowl, add Rice flour and Buttermilk, mix them to a lump free mix. 
2. Add water to make it a mix of running consistency
3. Add Salt to taste
4. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a Kadai, add Mustard seeds, Urad Dal, Asafoetida, Curry Leaves and sun dried Green Chillies. Saute till the Chillies turn dark brown
5. Add the rice flour mix and keep stirring constantly in medium to low flame
6. Within few minutes, the mix will start coming together and form lump..
7. At this time, Add the remaining 1 tbsp of oil and mix till it leaves sides
8. Transfer it to a greased tray and cut into desired shape when it's partially cooled.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Spicy Matri

This is one of my favorite Matris I have learnt & make it quite often.. It is vey east & tasty snack...


Maida - 2 cups
Ghee - 4 tbsp.
Salt to taste
Carom Seeds (Ajwain/Omam) - 1/2 tsp
Amchur Powder - 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder -1 tsp
Channa Masala - 1 tsp (I used Everest brand!)
Dhania Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil for frying & tempering

  1. Knead maida, ghee, some salt, carom seeds to a soft dough and allow it to rest for 15 to 20 mins
  2. Make 8, 1/4 inch height chapati and cut into diamond shapes around 1 inch
  3. Deep fry them till they turn golden brown
  4. Now heat a small tempering kadai, add 4 to 5 tbsp heated oil, add salt, red chilli powder, Amchur powder, dhania powder, turmeric powder & turn off the heat
  5. Quickly add it to the fried Matris and mix well.
  6. Allow it to cool & store in air-tight container.