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Monaharam (A sweet snack)


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  • Rice - 8 cup.
  • Passi paruppu - 1 cup. (dry roast till hot)
  • Kadala Paruppu - 1 cup.(dry roast till hot)
  • Salt
  • Butter
  • Oil for frying.
  • Jaggery.


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Grind rice and dals into a fine powder.

Step 2

For 2 cups flour, add very little salt and butter and make it to dough.

Step 3

Fry in oil with a big achu.

Step 4

Boil lesser than 2 cups jaggery in just enough water. Make a syrup of a ball consistency. (If you drop the syrup in cold water, you should be able to shape it into a small ball). Add the fried snack to this.

Step 5

A sweet snack served hot or stored for later.


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  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt
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  • 4 cup shredded cheese


  1. Mix the olive oil, chopped basil, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Carefully slice the eggplant on it's side in a cross-hatch pattern, without cutting all the way through.
  3. Lay the eggplants inside an oven-safe baking tray.
  4. Pour the oil mixture over the eggplants, taking care to pour between the slices.
  5. Stuff the gaps in the eggplant with shredded cheese.
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