Monday, April 19, 2010

Sandhavai with Thengai paal



Sandhavai (Rice Noodles):
Ingredients:
  • Idli rice – 400 g
  • Grated coconut – 100 g
  • Water
  • Salt
Method:
  • Soak idli rice for about one hour. Grind soaked idli rice and grated coconut together in a wet grinder with minimum amount of water like for making idli.
  • Add salt and mix the batter.
  • Make idlies by steam cooking, here no need to ferment the batter.
  • Make rice noodles (Sandhavai) by pressing hot idlies in Sandhavai maram (shown in picture - available in East Indian stores)
  • Serve with coconut milk.
Thengai Paal (Coconut Milk):
  • Boil coconut milk (about 200 ml) and skim milk (about 50 ml) together in slow flame.
  • Add required amount of jaggery, dried ginger root (pinch), cardamom (3 nos) and pinch of salt. Simmer for few minutes and serve warm with Sandhavai.
Note:
  • It is a famous traditional food made while inviting newly married couple in Kongu region of Tamil Nadu (India).

22 comments:

  1. This is one of the formalities of karur region illa da.. I dont think its there around cbe.

    Pic is too good.

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  2. Such a lovely dish.Interesting combinations.

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  3. looks so delicious..I really liked the thengai pal recipe.thanks for sharing
    is this Sandhavai maram same as sevanazhi(http://indiabronzeprm.in/utility_vessels.html)

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  4. Sandhavai maram is different from sevanazhi. I couldn't find the picture in google search. I will post it soon.

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  5. Pavithra, i don't know about coimbatore. But cooking sandhavai for newly married couple is famous in karur, erode and salem Dts.

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  6. wow thats my fav and looks so tempting, long since i had this one....so yummy

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  7. Lovely dish, and an interesting combo. Click is good.

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  8. Krishna,, namma ooru sandhagai nalla seithurukkeenga paa,,athuvum thengai paal oeda solla venaam super oh super ah irukkum,,,kalakkareenga poengaa,,Krishna..

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  9. This is one of my favourite dish, we call this sandhavai as idiyappam, just love with coocnut milk..

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  10. Krishnaveni ,It is really inviting!!

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  11. Yummy dish!
    Regards
    Aparna Vijay
    http://vegetarian-dishes.blogspot.com

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  12. Wow.. I love idiyaapam and just got to know that it has a different name and a tradition behind it. :) good info. The pic looks way tempting :)

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  13. u have presented it so well... very tempting..

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  14. woow!!!tempting clicks....looks delicious and yummy.....

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  15. I love this..thengai pal recipe is new to me..got to try it

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  16. rompa arumai, naan ithu varai sandhavai seythathillai. super

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  17. Hello friends thanks for your lovely comments. Try this dish. You will love it

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  18. First time here..you got a beautiful blog.

    No doubts pavithra & Krishnaveni,in Coimbatore region also this is a famous traditional food made while inviting newly married couple. :):)

    Ur name really attracted me Veni..my sister's name is Krishnaveni..n you got part of my name too! :)

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  19. i love this combo!!!. Now i'm lazy to make it at home. Gonna do it this week.

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  20. KRISHNAVENI, SUPER DISH. I LOVE IT.

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