Thursday, September 1, 2011

Barley Paal Kozhukattai & Mochai (Field Beans) Sundal

Hope most of us would have already finished their pooja and would have enjoyed a fabulous chathurthi feast, i have just finished my pooja with barley paal kozhukattai and field beans sundal to Lord Ganesh..For today's pooja, i made some delicious paal kozhukattai using barley flour and rice flour together and mochai masala sundal specially for Lord Ganesh along with tomato sambar and whole green gram vadas..This paal kozhukattais goes for a quick preparation and gets ready very much quickly, all you need is just by making a stiff dough with barley flour and rice flour and cooked in jaggery-coconut milk with cardamom powder, for my surprise this healthy barley paal kozhukattai turned our super delicious and quite addictive, serve it warm you will definitely ask for more..Coming to mochai sundal, i prepared with dry mochai which i soaked overnite and spiced up with a grounded coarse paste of coconut,fennel seeds and cumin seeds along with chopped onions,crushed garlic and chopped green chillies, this sundal tastes simply delicious and suits super prefect to enjoy without any guilt even for a healthy snacks.


1/2cup Barley flour
1/2cup Rice flour
Salt (a pinch)
1tbsp Oil
3cups Coconut milk
1cup Jaggery syrup
1tsp Cardamom powder

Heat half a cup of water with salt and oil, take the barley flour and rice flour in a large bowl,add gradually this hot water and knead the flour as a stiff dough..make small balls from this dough and keep aside..

Meanwhile bring to boil the coconut milk and jaggery syrup together, add now the rolled balls to the boiling coconut milk-jaggery syrup, put the flame in simmer and cook for 10minutes once the cooked balls starts floating,put off the flame and add the cardamom powder, give a stir..

Serve warm..


2cups Mochai/Field beans (soaked overnite & cooked)
1no Onion (chopped)
2nos Green chillies (chopped)
1tsp Ginger (grated)
3nos Garlic cloves (crushed)
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
Few curry leaves
1tsp Mustard seeds+urad dal
2nos Dry red chillies

To Grind:
1/4cup Grated coconut
1tsp Fennel seeds
1/2tsp Cumin seeds

Grind all the ingredients given under the list 'to grind' as coarse paste and keep aside...Heat enough oil, let splutters the mustard seeds,urad dal,asafoetida powder, curry leaves and dry red chillies, add the chopped onions,chopped green chillies,grated ginger,crushed garlic cloves,sauté until the onions turns transculent,add the cooked mochais, cook in simmer for few minutes, finally add the grounded coarse paste..

Saué everything in simmer for few minutes and put off the stove..Enjoy warm..

27 comments:

Rachana said... Reply To This Comment

Wish you a happy Ganesh chaturthi! Delicious prasads.

Chandrani Banerjee said... Reply To This Comment

Again very healthy recipes.

Priyanka said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to u...
Loved the ur feast ideas

jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

making paal kozhukattai with barley is very unique and interesting too.
Sundal with mochai is my fav too

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

Vinayaka Chaturthi greetings to you all. Excellent preparation!

M D said... Reply To This Comment

That's a new twist to the traditional sundal recipe. We always make it with channa dal. Barley is new to me!

Rinku Naveen said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! Very interesting dish.

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

Ganesh Chaturthi wishes to you too :)
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Vimitha Anand said... Reply To This Comment

Vinayagar chathurthi wishes to you dear.. Nice healthy recipes

savitha ramesh said... Reply To This Comment

Happy vinayagar chathurthi.

Kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

interesting paal kozukattai recipe...Nice sundal too

Suja said... Reply To This Comment

Great recipes dear,healthy and yummy

Akila said... Reply To This Comment

kozhukattai with barley... yummy yummy dear...

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Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Happy ganesh chathurthi, barely kozhukattai and sundal looks delicious.

Nithya said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious recipes :) Love it :)

Krithi's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy recipes.... Barley paal kozhukattai is simply mind-blowing...
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SpicyTasty said... Reply To This Comment

wow!! sounds interesting and looks delicious..

kavi said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy Treat

Torviewtoronto said... Reply To This Comment

delicious dishes looks wonderful

Mélange said... Reply To This Comment

Nice ones,both.God bless you !

Aarthi said... Reply To This Comment

That looks yummy and perfect..I love this….Should give it a try soon…Thank you so much for the recipe...

ANU said... Reply To This Comment

beautiful idea and very healthy and inviting recipe...

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Pushpa said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Vinayaka Chaturthi,kozhukattai and sundal look fabulous.

Sharmilee! :) said... Reply To This Comment

Wow both the recipes sounds good and tempting too

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

both these dishes r too good n yummy..

Shanavi said... Reply To This Comment

Both the prasadham looks divine and yummy

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

both dishes are very delish and yummy!