Saturday, December 29, 2012

How to cook Potato for Masala Dosa

Wash the potatoes, cut them in half and put them in a cooker. Add water and put it on the stove. When the steam comes out 3 times, switch off and wait for the potatoes to cool down.

Once the potatoes cool down, peel off the skin and throw it away. Mash the potatoes, mix salt and taste it to make sure you have the right amount of salt.

Cut onions, tomatoes and chillies.
Put some oil in a kadai and let it heat a bit.
Add awalu, jilakara, urad dal and karepaku and fry them till it goes chat pat.
Add onions and fry till light brown.
Add tomatoes and chillies.
Take a small spoon and add a quarter spoon of turmeric powder.
Add the mashed potatoes and mix.

Keep it on the stove on a low flame for a few minutes and serve hot.

Deploying a Catalyst application with Starman and Apache on Linux

Go to your application directory and run this command, to run the server.

starman -I./lib --workers 1 --port 3000 myapp.psgi --log log/myapp.log --pid run/ --daemonize

Confirm that the PSGI server is running on the server by visiting http://localhost:3000.

Add this to your Apache configuration file. On centOS, you will find it at /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

<VirtualHost *:80>
    DocumentRoot /var/www/vhosts/myapp
    ErrorLog /var/log/httpd/error_log-myapp
    CustomLog /var/log/httpd/access_log-myapp common

    ProxyPreserveHost On
    ProxyPass / http://0:3000/
    ProxyPassReverse / http://0:3000/

Now, you should be able to visit from any browser.