August 31, 2012

Gobi 65

Cauliflower florets-1 cup
Corn flour-2 to 3 tbsp
Maida-2 to 3 tbsp
Chilli powder-1 tbsp
Pepper powder-1/2 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste-1 tbsp
Curd-2 tbsp

*semi cook the florets and mix it with all ingredients and marinate for at least 30 mins and then deep fry the florets

Tomato-green chilli thokku

Tomatoes-3 to 4 ripe ones
Green chillies- 2 to 3 chopped finely
Coriander leaves
Chilli powder-1 tbsp
Asafetida-a pinch
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds
Curry leaves

*heat oil and add the mustard seeds,curry leaves and asafoetida
*then add the tomatoes and green chillies chopped finely and fry till it it turns mushy
*then add the coriander leaves and fry for a sec then add salt and chilli powder and again fry for a while
*then add about a cup of water and allow to simmer for some time say about 10-15 mins
*serve hot with idli or dosai

Peanut chutney

Garlic-1 flake
Red chillies-4 to 5
Tamarind-a small pea size
Salt to taste

For seasoning
Curry leaves
Mustard seeds
Sesame oil

•dry roast the peanut without burning and allow it to cool
•then grind it along with other ingredients to a smooth paste by adding water
• then heat oil in a pan and add the seasoning items and mix it along with the ground mixture

August 28, 2012

Vegetable rice

Basmati rice- 1 cup
Mixed veg(carrot,beans,peas)-1 cup
Pepper powder-1tsp
Onion-1 cut length wise
Tomato-1 cut length wise
Salt to taste
Ginger garlic paste-1tsp

To temper:
Saunf-1 tsp
Bay leaf
Elachi -1

To garnish:
Coriander leaves,spring onions

1.soak basmati rice for at least 15 mins
2. Fry oil in a pressure cooker and add the items under to temper.then add the onion and fry till it becomes transparent
3.then add the tomatoes and fry till it becomes mushy,then add the mixed veggies and fry for a min.
4.then add a cup of water and salt to taste and pepper powder and wait till it boils
5.then add the rice and close the lid of the cooker.cook on low flame for 10 mins.
6. Once the pressure is released add the items under to garnish .
7. Mix it lightly such the rice doesn't get mushy.serve with any raita or chilli paneer(recipe coming soon)
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