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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Egg Biriyani-Version 2

Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Tomato-1
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Cloves-2,Cardamom-2,Cinnamon-a small piece
Jeera-1/4tsp
Fennel seeds(somph)-1tsp
Walnuts-4(optional)
Coriander & Mint leaves-a handful
Tempering
Bay leaf-1
Shajeera-1/2tsp
Sliced onions-1/2
Slit green chillies-1
Oil-3tsp
Ghee-2tsp
Ingredients for omelet
Eggs-3
Garam masala-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
(beat everything together)
Other ingredients
Cooked basmati rice-2 cups
Lime juice-1tsp
Mint leaves -for garnish
Method
Heat 1tsp of oil in a pan,pour the egg mixture into the centre of the pan and cook for approx 1-2 minutes until egg is set.Flip & cook it on the other side too.Cool & cut into small pieces & keep it aside. Heat oil in a pan temper it,fry onions & green chillies are light brown.Add the ground masala & fry it till oil separates the pan.Pour very little water & make a thick gravy.Add the cut eggs & mix it well.Add the cooked rice,lime juice & mint,mix it well & serve it hot with any raita.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Avocado Poori

Ingredients
Whole wheat flour-1 & 1/2 cup
Avocado-2
Salt & Red chilly powder-to taste
Jeera powder-1/8tsp
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Oil to deep fry
Method
Put all the above ingredients together in a bowl.Pour very little water & make a soft dough.Take small balls,roll it out into semi thick circles.Heat oil in a pan & deep fry them both sides till light brown colour.Serve it hot with any side dish.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Masala Vegetable Kichadi / Rava Vegetable Kichadi Recipe

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Rava Vegetable Kichadi
Ingredients
Rava(Semolina)-1 cup
Semiya(vermicelli)-3/4 cup
Mixed vegetables-1cup
(carrot,beans,peas,corn,potato)
Onion chopped-1
Slit green chillies-3
Curry & Coriander leaves-little
Mint leaves-5
Ginger chopped-1/4''
Garlic sliced-4
Tomato Chopped-1
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Ghee-2tsp
Water-3 & 1/2cups
Tempering
Fennel seeds-1/2tsp
Cinnamon
Cloves-1
Cardamom-1
Bay leaf-1
Mustard-1/4tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/4tsp
Urad Dal-1/4tsp
Channa Dal-1/4tsp
Oil-4tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Add onion,green chillies,ginger,garlic,vegetables,tomato,mint,salt & turmeric powder,fry till light brown.
Now add rava & semiya fry till its slightly roasted.
Reduce flame & pour boiling water mix it well.Close with a lid & cook it in low heat till cooked.
Pour ghee & mix well,garnish with curry & coriander leaves & serve hot.
Notes:
Coconut milk can also be added it gives extra taste to your dish.
Rava & semiya should be fried well otherwise your dish will be sticky.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Tofu & Egg Burji

Ingredients
Eggs-4
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Chopped green chillies-2
Chopped onion-1/2
Chopped tomato-1
Chopped coriander leaves-little
Grated ginger-1/8tsp
Frozen peas-a handful
Cubed firm tofu-1 cup 
Tempering
Oil-3tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Jeera-1/4tsp
Method
Beat eggs,salt & turmeric powder together,keep it aside.Heat oil in a pan temper it.Add the onion,green chillies,ginger & tomato fry till onions are light brown.Add the peas,tofu,coriander powder & beaten eggs.Mix it well & cook till its scrambled.Garnish it with coriander leaves.Best served with roti...

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Celery Kootu

Ingredients pressure cooked till soft
Channa dhal-1 cup
Chopped celery-1/2 cup
Salt -to taste
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Tempering
Coconut oil-1tbsp
Mustard,Uraddhal,Jeera-each-1/4tsp
Red chillies-2
Curry leaves-little
Chopped onion-1tbsp
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Coconut-1tbsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
Green chillies-2
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it,fry the onions till light brown.Add the ground paste to the cooked dhal & give a nice boil.Switch off the stove add the tempering & mix it well.Serve it with hot plain rice.