Thursday, March 26, 2015

Radio Salaam Ladies Day Out - Happy Moment

Radio Salaam Ladies Day Out - Happy Moment - Women's day Celebration 

I have Received Aachi Masala gift for Securing 5th place in Radio Salaam Ladies Day out Women's day Celebration in Indian Academy Auditorium Dubai.Allhamdu lillaah
Total of 27 Participants
ரேடியோ சலாம், 
Radio Salaam Fb page Ladies Day out - cookery competition - Sambhar

Traditional Chetinad Masala Pack

Aachi Ragi Powder

Aachi Asofeotida

Aachi Chilli Powder

Aachi kesari mix

Aachi Pappad

Aachi Sambar Masala

Seven Veg Sambar ஏழு கறி சாம்பார்
Mixed Vegetable Sambhar
Seven  Veggie Sambhar


For cooking frozen vegetables:

Beans - 6
Carrot - 1
Bringal - 3
Cluster beans - 6
Drumstick - 1
Chayoto – 50 gram
Pumpkin – 50 gram
Tomato – big 1 no
Small Onion – 10 nos
Green chilli – 2 no
Sambar powder – 3 tspn (sakthi or Aachi or Eastern)
Turmeric powder – ¼ tspn
Jaggery -  few
Tamarind – small lemon size ball

For dhal

Toor dal – 150 gram
Onion – 1 big or small onion 8 nos
Asofeitida – ¼ tspn
Turmeric pwd – ¼ tspn
Methi seeds – ¼ tspn

For tempering

Oil - 3 tspn
ghee - 1 tspn
small onion - 5 crushed
garlic - 2 nos
coriander leaves  - few
curry leaves - few

for garnishing - coriander leaves few


1. Wash and cook the dhal in a pressure cooker, mash it well and keep it aside.
    Soak tamarind into hot water and extract the pulp.

2.  Wash and cut all the vegetables desire shape .

3. In a wide vessel add all the vegetables and add 3 cups of water , turmeric and salt     and cook  for 5 minutes then add sambhar powder and cook for 10 minutes on low heat.

4. Add tamarind extract stir it well and 

5. Add them all into the cooked and mashed dhal, add jaggery, little curry leaves  stir it  well  and cook over medium heat for  5 to 7 minutes

6. Heat a vessel.  Temper the above said ingredients one by one and add it to sambar and mix well.Transfer the sambhar into a wide bowl and garnish with coriander leaves.

7. Serve hot with idly or dosa

Sambar goes well with plain rice, idlies, dosais and vadais.   It can be prepared in different variations and the taste differs as per the different methods. 

Heart Shape Idly - ஹார்ட் ஷேப் இட்லி

Idli Sambhar - இட்லி சாம்பார் Ladies Day out - cookery competition - Sambhar

Key Events on Radio Salaam Ladies Day Out 2015!
1. Sambhar Competition
Participants to bring in their pre-cooked Sambhar and display it to our judges. Categorized with Taste, Presentation and style

2. Mrs UAE Pageant
UAE’s first show to choose the most talented, bold, well informed, ambitious, motivated, enthusiastic woman. Beauty is a thing seldom seen. It is held by all within the soul it lies, waiting to come out to the surface. Competition is held in three rounds. Women to dress up in their best ethnic wear!

· Round One – Fashion Walk.
We lend you the stage and you show us the walk that will impress the judges

· Round Two – Smart Lady
This goes without saying, no pageant runs without asking questions and checking the smartness. Are you the smart lady?

· Round Three – Talent show
You can gladly choose to sing or dance or juggle the bottles, up to you. Make sure you impress the judges.

3. Pattimandram
Topic: Women today prefer to have good-looking men as their life partners / Women today prefer to have intelligent men as their life partners.

4. Activities for men (husbands) and children
Dialogue delivery, singing contests and many other games and prizes family members!

It is going to be a definite family entertainer!

Sambar Treat

Tag: cookery Competition , Radio Salam, Ladies Day out, Women's Day, Sambhar, South Indian Dish, Vegetable Sambar, Pumpkin samabar, Drumstick Sambar, Healthy vegetable Sambar, Toor Dhal , Mixed Vegetable Sambar

More sambar Recipes

1. Araiththu vitta Frozen veggie Sambar

2.Pumpkin and Bitter Gourd sambar

3. Pearl Onion Sambar 

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Sabudana and Sweet Corn Soup

Sabudana and Sweet Corn Soup

Sogo is very good for stomach ulcer and mouth ulcer. 


Sogo/Sabudhan/javvarisi – 1 cup
Whole Sweet corn ( Belgium Brand) – 1 cup
Knor Vegetable  cube – 1
Green Chilli – 2 nos( chopped)
Spring onion – 1 no
 Broccoli and Almond Soup Packet – ½  1 packet
Cream of sweet corn soup packet – ½ packet
Butter – 1 tbspn
Corn flour – 1 tbspn
Soya sauce – 1 tspn
Egg – 1 no
Salt to taste
Sugar – 1 pinch

coriander leaves(cilantro)- few

black pepper - to taste


Boil the Sogo / sabudana/javvarisi and corn kernel with knor soup cube, soya sauce, green chilli salt and three glasses of water.
Transfer the cooked ingredients into wide vessel and keep it for  boiling,
 Dissolve the Broccoli and Almond Soup Packet, Cream of sweet corn soup packet with one glass of water and pour in to the boiling soup and cook  for about 5 minutes.
Then add the corn flour mixed with water boil it  for 2 minutes.
Beat the egg till fluffy, now slowly pour the beaten egg (like Tread) carefully to the soup keep stirring continuously in circular moment in low flame.
Finally add salt, pepper powder, coriander leaves and butter mix it well. Transfer soup in serving bowl.

Very tasty sogo and sweet corn soup is ready. Really it will taste so good than the hotel soups. Cutlets are the best combination; this soup will go very  well during the fasting days.

Sogo is very good for stomach ulcer and mouth ulcer. 

How to Make Sabudana Soup?
Sweet Corn Sabudaba soup?

Happy Women's Day