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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Spaghetti Squash Gratin

Ingredients
Spaghetti squash shredded-1 cup
(Microwave it for 3 minutes or steam it )
Salt & pepper to taste
Pasta sauce-2tbsp
Parmesan cheese-to sprinkle on top
Italian seasoning-little
Olive oil-1tsp
Topping
Bread crumbs-2tsp
(Italian style)
Melted butter-1tsp
(mix both ingredients together)
Method
In a bowl mix squash,seasoning,oil & sauce.Grease a oven proof dish put the mix in it.Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese.Sprinkle the topping mixture evenly on top.Broil it at 300 deg.C for 3 to 4 minutes or till the top is slightly brown.Serve it hot.



Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Award

Thanks Sangeetha for the nice gift, I would love to celebrate this today because its my 475th post........I would love to share it with other fellow bloggers.Kindly accept it.

Grapefruit Rice

I plucked lot of grapefruit from by apartment complex.Today I tried making a rice with the juice.It was really great.It was tasting a bit like Narthangai rice/sadam.


Ingredients
Grape fruit juice-1 cup
(I used the yellow flesh fruit not the pink)
Salt to taste
Cooked rice-1 cup
(grains separate)
Tempering
Oil-5tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Urad dhal-1 & 1/2 tsp
Channa dhal-1tsp
Chopped green chillies-2
Grated ginger-1/2tsp
Peanuts-a hand full
Curry leaves-little
Turmeric powder-little
Hing-1/4tsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it.Add grape fruit juice, salt & turmeric powder & switch off the gas.In a kadai add the rice & required quantity of the juice mixture & mix it well.Stir till its dry.Serve it with potato chips & pickle.
Note:The tempered juice mixture can be stored in fridge & can be mixed with rice any time.

Spaghetti Squash Cheela


Ingredients
Besan-1/2 cup
Grated spaghetti squash-1/2 cup
Green chillies chopped-1
Chopped onion-1tbsp
Salt & pepper to taste
Ajwain-little
Red chilly powder-a pinch
Chat masala-a pinch
Coriander leaves-little
Oil-to fry
Method
Mix all above ingredients together.Pour water & make a batter (dosa batter consistency).Heat a tawa smear oil & pour a ladle of batter .Spread it nicely,pour oil & cook it both sides till brown in colour on both sides.Serve it hot with any chutney or raita.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Prize

I am very happy to receive the lovely tote bag in my mail this evening,henceforth planning to say goodbye to plastic covers & take this for my grocery shopping.....

I am very happy to let you all know that my blog was randomly selected as the winner of this week's Foodie Blogroll Tote Bag Giveaway !!!!!!!!!!!! Also my blog will be featured all this month on the Foodie blogroll contests page.Thanks a lot for being a part in the Community....

Award


Thanks Sangeetha for sharing this beautiful award,I would like to share it with all my fellow bloggers.......Kindly everyone pick it up.

Spaghetti Squash Pulao

Ingredients
Grated spaghetti squash-1 cup
Rice-1 & 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Tomato-1/2(optional)
Chopped spring onions-1 bunch
Slit long green chillies-3
Mint leaves-20
Lime juice-2tsp
Tempering
Oil-4tsp,Ghee-1tsp
Cloves-3
pepper-5
Cardamom-3
Bay leaf-1
Jeera-1/2tsp
Shajeera-1/2tsp
Cinnamon stick-a small piece
Method
Heat ghee & oil in a pan temper it.Fry the spring onions,green chillies,tomato & ginger/garlic paste till light brown.Add the grated squash,salt & turmeric powder,fry for a minute.Add the rice & water.Cook it till done.Mix the lime juice & serve it with any gravy or raita.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Award


Thanks sarah Naveen for passing on this beautiful award,I would love to share this with my other fellow bloggers.Kindly please accept this....

Sunday, November 15, 2009

More kuzhambu(Iyengar style)

Ingredients cook in water & keep it aside
Pumpkin chopped-2 cups
Salt to taste
Hing-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Other ingredients
Beaten curd-1 & 1/2 cup
Water to dilute it
Roasted in 1/2tsp of oil & ground to a smooth paste
Coriander seeds-1 & 1/2 tsp
Channa dhal-1 & 1/2 tsp
Red chillies-4
Coconut-3tsp
Methi-1/2tsp
Thoor dhal-3tsp(soaked,do not fry.Just grind it along with the above ingredients)
(I used masoor dhal)
Tempering
Oil-3tsp,Mustard-1tsp,Curry leaves-little,Red chillies-2
Method
Mix the ground paste with the diluted curd.Heat oil in a pan temper it.Pour the curd mixture & the vegetable & boil it for 8 to 10 minutes or till the raw smell disappears.Garnish it with curry leaves.Serve it with rice
Courtesy:theyumblog with a slight change.




Saturday, November 14, 2009

Award


Thanks Pavithra for passing the award to us.I would like to share it with other friends too......
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