Salted Peanut | Uppina Kadalekai Beeja

This is the one of the popular road side cyclewala timepass snack in Karnataka.  Roasted peanuts  with minimal salt.  Very rarely made at home people in karnataka. Not stress full and not much time is needed to make this. This is perfect for winter also can have with tea/coffee. 





Prep Time : 2 mins
Cook Time : 20 Mins

Ingredients

  • Peanuts / Kadalekai - 2 cups
  • Salt water - 5 tbsp (aprox adjust as per taste)
Method
  1. Light Roast the kadlekai / Peanuts first on medium flame constantly fry
  2. Mix salt and water 
  3. Sprinkle salt water evenly on one hand and keep frying 
  4. Repeat the same process sprinkiling water until salt coated well into peanuts and roasted reddish/crunchy
Note : I used sprinkle bottle for salt water. Can also be sprinkled red chilli powder






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Ellu Unde | Black Sesame Seeds Laddoo

Sesame seeds are commonly used in iyengar dishes. But black sesame seeds is not prepared on normal/ regular days. Personally this is not my favorite unde but it also brought back a lot of memories. This is also called Chigali unde in kannada and it is considered a nourishing sweet for young girls. This is simple and easy recipe with in 15 mins and best to have it in winter. 




















Prep Time : 10 Mins

Ingredients

  • Black Sesame Seeds / Kappu ellu - 1 cup
  • Jaggery / Bella - 1/2 cup (crumbled)
  • Dry coconut / Kobri - 2 tbsp (shredded)
  • Cardamom Powder / Yellakki pudi - 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee / Thuppa - 1 tsp (melted) 
Method
  1. Dry roast black sesame seeds on low flame. Fry till crackle 
  2. Grind the roasted sesame seeds
  3. Grind jaggery then lastly blend coconut and cardamom powder 
  4. Mix all together sieve well add ghee (if mixture is too dry to make laddos add 2tsp more ghee)
  5. Make a laddoo shape
  6. Store in the airtight container. Best to consumed within 4-5 days. (do not refrigerate) 




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