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Snacks using Gulab Jaamun Mix

Discussion in 'Krishnaammas Kitchen' started by krishnaamma, Feb 7, 2007.

  1. krishnaamma

    krishnaamma Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Hi to all,

    This snack is also a unusual one so that I am posting this here. Please go through this thread and give your feed back to me. Thanks in advance.:)
     
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    krishnaamma Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Alu Bondas

    Items can be prepared with Gulob Jamun Mix.Of course other than Gulob Jamuns.

    Bondas


    1 packet any brand of gulob jamun mix.
    200 gms Cooked and mashed Potato
    100 gms Finely chopped Onion
    2 – 4 finely chopped green chilly
    ½ sp grated ginger
    Garlic option
    Turmeric powder – a pinch
    Fresh Coriander leaves
    Salt
    Oil to fry

    For tempering:
    1 sp mustard seeds
    1 sp udad dal
    1 sp channa dal
    Curry leaves

    Method:

    Prepare the dough as per the pack and keep aside.
    Make curry. Put a pan, pour some oil and make tempering with the given ingredients.
    Add green chilies, onions, grated ginger and fry well.
    Add mashed potato, turmeric powder and salt.
    Mix well. Check for taste. Add coriander leaves.
    Remove from the fire and allow it to cool.
    Make small balls out of the curry/masala.
    Take some dough and make it like gulop jamun and then like a cup by hands.
    (Generally we do for ‘kuzhukatti’)
    Place the masala ball in that and close and make like a ball/ bonda.
    Keep aside. Do all the dough like this.
    Pour oil in another pan and heat.

    Fry the prepared bondas in oil and serve with tomato ketch up or coconut chutney.


     
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    krishnaamma Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Alu Bondas with gravy


    Prepare Bondas as per the previous recipe.

    For gravy:

    250gms. Red Tomatoes
    100 gms Onion
    2 – 4 green chilies
    2 garlic pods
    2 tea spoon corn flour
    Salt to taste
    1 sp cumin seeds
    Oil to make tempering
    Fresh coriander leaves

    Method:

    Cut tomatoes, green chilies and garlic.
    Put them in a mixer grinder and make paste/ thick gravy.
    Don’t add water.
    In a pan pour oil and fry cumin seeds.
    Pour the grind mixture in that.
    Bring it to a boil. Add salt.
    Add water and corn flour in a bowl and pour this in the boiling mixture/ gravy to make the correct consistency. (Optional)
    If you are satisfied with the tomato mixture itself means don’t add this corn flour.
    Bring it to a boil. Stir continuously after adding the corn flour to avoid lumps.
    Remove from the fire.

    Serving:
    Pour this gravy in a serving bowl add 2 bondas and garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.
    Very tasty snack for evening.
     
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    krishnaamma Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Soft pakodas by using Gulab Janum Mix

    1 pkt gulob jamun mix. (200 gm )
    100 gm besan ( kadalai mavu)
    200 gms onion
    4 – 6 green chilies
    ½ teaspoon red chilly powder (option)
    Salt
    Oil to fry

    Chop onion and green chilly.
    In a big bowl put the mix and besan.
    Add salt green chilly, onion and red chilly powder.
    Mix well. Add water and make it tough dough.
    Keep oil in a pan and make pakodas.
    These pakodas will be soft and tasty.
     
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    Re: Snacks using Gulab Janum Mix

    Hi Krishnamma

    It is very interesting to know that we can prepare snack items with gulab jamoon mix other than jamoons. Keep posting.

    With love
    Varudhini
     
  6. krishnaamma

    krishnaamma Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Re: Snacks using Gulab Janum Mix

    Hi Varudhini,

    Yes we can prepare more items from the gulab jamun mix. Try out and send your feed back.:)
     
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    Re: Snacks using Gulab Janum Mix

    Hi krishnaamma wow nice recipes we r fed up with jamuns every time in our home I was making jamuns for every 3 days as my husband likes but when i tried bonda my husband was very excited thanx once again
     
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    Re: Snacks using Gulab Janum Mix

    dear krishnaamma,

    yummy receipes, all idle gulab jamun mix bought for diwali lying in the shelves will start moving fast fast after your posting.
     
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    Re: Snacks using Gulab Janum Mix

    Hi Sridevi,
    You are most welcome!Bow
     
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    Re: Snacks using Gulab Janum Mix

    Dear Suja,
    Thanks ya. Try other recipes also. I am waiting for your (ILs) valuable comments.:hiya
     

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