Thai sweet chilli sauce

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Special Thai sweet red chilli sauce

This is a Thai recipe and here I am sharing how to make Thai sweet chilli sauce. The sauce is very tasty and cooking time is also less than other sauce recipes. We can store this in an air tight container and keep it in fridge. The main ingredient I am using here is chilli flakes. I am going to use some other ingredients to make it tastier. So let’s start the recipe.

Ingredients

Red chilli flakes – 2 tsp

Red chilli – 2 no

Garlic cloves – 4 no

Sugar – 8 tsp

Vinegar – 2 tsp

Salt – ½ tsp or as per your taste

Corn flour – ½ tsp

Method

Now I am telling you how to make sweet chilli sauce by using the above ingredients. First we have to crush the red chilli and cloves. Now take a container, add 2 cups of water, chilli flakes, crushed red chilli and garlic, sugar, vinegar and salt. After that we boil all the ingredients for 5 minutes in medium flame. Now take a cup add corn flour and then 2-3 tbsp water, now mix it and add to the boiling mixture. After that mix it nicely and boil for another 5-6 minutes or till the sauce becomes thicker. So here we make the sauce thicker.

Now switch off the gas and let it cool completely. After it becomes completely cool keep it in an air tight jar. Finally our red chilli sauce is ready to serve. Serve this sweet chilli sauce with any type of snacks. I like to serve this sauce with samosa, cutlet, spring roll or even with gupchup. You can also serve this with uttapam or any type of snacks you like. In this sweet chilli sauce garlic gives a very nice flavour. Once you make this sauce at your kitchen, you love to make this again. So friends make it at your kitchen and enjoy with your family and friends.

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Bitter Gourd leaves Pakoda

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Bitter gourd leaves pakoda is going to be a tasty snack. There are a lot of health benefits of bitter gourd leaves. To add this in our diet is really good for our health. It gives a bitter taste, but while we make this pakoda it does not give any bitter taste. So this pakoda must be tried once at every ones kitchen. You can have this pakoda with red chilli sauce, tomato sauce or any chutney as per your choice. So friends let’s start the recipe.

Ingredients

Bitter gourd leaves (Karela) – 10 no

Besan (Chickpea Flour)– 4 tbsp

Red chilli powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric – 1/4 tsp

Curry powder – 1 tsp

Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

Salt as per taste

Oil for deep frying the pakoda

Method

For making this bitter gourd leaves pakoda the main ingredient is bitter gourd leaves. First take the bitter gourd leaves, nicely wash them and keep aside. Now take a bowl for making the batter, add besan, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt as per taste, curry powder and cumin seeds. Mix all the ingredients very well. After that gradually add water and make a thick batter out of it. Here our batter is ready. So let’s heat a pan and add oil for deep frying the pakodas. After oil becomes heat put the gas on medium flame.

Bitter Gourd leaf

Now take one bitter gourd leaf, deep into the batter.(hold the bitter gourd leaf as it shown in the picture below, using this process we can easily dip the leaf in batter).

Holding from this side of the leaf is easy to dip in the batter.

After that remove the excess batter from the leaf and deep fry in the oil. Fry the pakoda from both sides till it becomes light golden brown in colour in medium flame. Don’t over cook, fry them like we fry pakoda. So let’s remove them from oil and keep in a plate. After that fry all the pakoda like the first one. Finally our bitter gourd pakoda is ready to serve. So friends serve the pakoda with any type of sauce or chutney you like. I like to have these pakodas with the combination of tomato sauce and chilli sauce. So friends you eat your pakoda with sauce or as per your choice.

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Chitou Pitha

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Chitou Pitha is a very tasty recipe. This is a traditional pitha (pancake) of Odisha. We can also named this as rice and Coconut Pancake. Taste of this pitha is very very delicious and this pitha is very soft as well. All Odia people make this pitha during a special occasion called as Cittalagi Amavasya.

 Ingredients

Rice – 1 cup

Grated coconut – 1 cup

Sugar – 1/5 cup or according to your taste

Curd (dahi) – 1/2 cup

Salt – 1/2 tsp or as per your taste

 Method

For making this Chitou Pitha first sock the rice for 5-6 hours. Wash the rice and strain the water from rice. Now take a blending jar add socked rice and grated coconut and also add a little water if need. Make a fine paste not so thick or not so thin. We should make a pouring consistency of this mixture. After that add sugar, salt, curd and mix well. Now leave it for 2-3 hours.

After 3 hours switch on the gas and keep it on low put a pan add oil spread evenly now add 1 full spoon of mixture (don’t spread the mixture, only pour) cover the pan leave it for 2-3 minutes or it completely cooked. You can check the pancake by using a toothpick. Don’t flip this pancake. When the chitou pitha is completely done transfer it into a plate. Finally garnish this pitha by using some chocolate syrup. Garnishing step is optional, you can skip this step. In the same process make all the pitha and enjoy.

Friends here I am adding some chocolate syrup to garnish the pitha but traditionally this is not done. I am adding this just to give it a nice look. If you don’t like then skip this step. It tastes very nice without any chocolate syrup. I recommend to have this without any syrup to get the traditional taste. So friends try this special odia recipe and enjoy.

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