Friday, October 19, 2012

Sabudana Thalipeeth | Navratri Vrat Recipes

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During Navratri fast is observed in Northern part of the country and also in states like Maharastra. There are lot of restrictions while fasting when comes to food.The usage of flours,ingredients how ever slightly differ from state to state.Sabudana is widely used during fast and here I am sharing a simple recipe with sabudana called Sabudana Thalipeeth which is again a personal favorite of mine.This is ideal Vrat recipe for people who are fasting during Navratri.
 
The ingredients for Sabudana Thalipeeth and Sabudhana vada are almost similar where the thalipeeth is roasted on tawa and the vada is deep fried and both tastes nice in their own way.I served the sabudhana thalipeeth with anardana raita,but you can serve it even with aloo raita.Check out the various south Indian Navarathri recipes here .
Sabudana Thalipeeth Recipe:
(Serves 2)

Ingredients:
1/2 cup Sabudana(Sago)
2 big or 3 medium Potatoes
2 tbsp Rajgira flour or Rice flour
1/3 cup roasted Groundnuts
1/3 cup chopped Coriander
3-4 Green chillies,finely chopped
1/2 tsp grated Ginger(optional)
1 tsp Cumin seeds
juice of 1/2 lemon
Salt to taste(Sendha namak or table salt)
Oil,to fry
Method:
  • Wash and soak sago for 6-7hrs or overnight.I soak it in around 1/3 cup of water,if you find it dry after few hours sprinkle some water over it.It should be moist with no water once it is soaked nicely
  • Pressure cook potatoes,peel them and mash them nicely when they are still warm.Take care that they should not have any lumps.
  • Remove the skin of roasted ground nuts and crush them in a mortar pestle to a slight coarse powder.I like to retain few bits here and there which adds crunch while eating the thalipeeth.
  • In a bowl add mashed potatoes add salt,cumin seeds and lemon juice and mix well.Mash it nicely if any lumps of potatoes are there.
  • Add grated ginger,finely chopped chillies,coriander and crushed peanuts and again mix it nicely.
  • Add soaked sago and rajgira flour(or rice flour) to it and mix nicely.
  • Grease a plastic sheet and take a small orange sized ball and pat it to form a 4-5" dia circle.You need to wet your hands for easy spreading.Slightly press the edges with your fingers to give a nice circle.Make a hole in between.
  • Transfer it carefully on to a hot tawa and pour oil in the hole and also around the edges and roast it on medium flame.Once it is brown at the edges turn to the other side and roast again.
  • Repeat the same for the remaining dough to make thalipeeth.
Serve them hot with Green chutney and Raita.I served with Anardana raita,but you can even serve it with aloo raita or simple spiced curd.
 Notes:
  1. Potatoes should be mashed to a smooth paste.The addition of rajgira flour or rice flour gives enough binding but it is entirely optional.
  2. You can increase the quantity of chillies and lemon juice according to your taste buds.
  3. Ideally sendha namak is used during vrat,so if you are making during vrat add sendha namak and rajgira flour in the recipe.Otherwise you can use regular salt and rice flour in the recipe.
Anardana Raita| Pomegranate Raita Recipe:

 
Ingredients:
1 cup beaten thick Curd
1/3 cup Pomegranate kernels
1/2 tsp Red chili powder
1/4 tsp cumin powder
2 tbsp chopped Coriander leaves
a pinch of Sugar
Salt to taste

Method:
Mix all the ingredients in the beaten curd and chill it until it is served.Serve it with thalipeeth.

Notes:
You can add boiled and cubed potatoes in the recipe along with pomegranate kernels.

27 comments:

Akila said...

Very interesting n new recipe to me... Fabulous clicks..

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Priti S said...

I want to have this now ...looks very gud with that raita ...

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow very nice recipe Prathy,loved the pics lot:) especially the last one which is the coriander leaves hiding,cute...

Veena Theagarajan said...

So yummy and looks so soft
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sowmya(creative saga) said...

Love them..will try sometime..

TeamKailashOnline said...

Happy Navratri to all..May this navratri bring happiness and Prosperity to all..Thanks for sharing.

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Looks delicious...Lovely your pics these days

Maayeka said...

Nice and delicious sabudana thalipeth!Tempting clicks..

DivyaGCP said...

This is new to me.. Looks interesting and delicious.. Nice clicks..

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Priya R said...

new to me and love all the bowls and plate looks superb

divya said...

oh wow....yummy yummy...Very Tempting!

Reva said...

Very unique and interesting combination of dishes. Both looks lovely and delicious..:)
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ramya anand said...

Love ur thaalipeeth!

Hari Chandana P said...

Nice and delicious thalipeeth.. looks absolutely inviting.. nicely done and presented well too.. Love it :D
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Vimitha Anand said...

Tempti ng clicks. This is healthier compared to the vada... Loving the aita

ANU said...

lovely combo and colorful....and very well presented...
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Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious and yummy.

arathi said...

lovely pics, i liked the plate/tava u have used here :)

Suja Manoj said...

Great recipe,thanks for sharing.

Shobha Kamath said...

Looks really great ! I do Sabudana Khichadi. But this is new to me. Will surely try it out.

Sowmya D.S.L said...

This is a new recipe but worth trying... awesome clicks..


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Priya said...

Loved that kadai,very delicious thalipeeth.

Nagashree said...

Maharastrian talipeeth, yummy1 I add rice or ragi, never used Rajgira, will try sometime.

SAKSHI said...

Hi
Tried this recipe..hubby loved it..so did I..thanks a lot..

archana aramudan said...

nice will try it 2day

Vidya said...

I made this and it came out excellent ! Loved the rotti. Definitely a keeper recipe. We had it with pudina chutney and it was heavenly :)

kangna said...

love the flat kadai u served it on,is it copper?from where?

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