Thursday, September 17, 2009

Mix Veg Pakore

1 cup Besan
salt to taste
1 tesp Redchilli pd
1 chopped potato
1 chopped onion
2 tesp chopped Spinach
2 tesp chopped green coriander leaves
a pinch of Eatable Soda
Oil to Fry
1.Mix all the ingredients except oil.
2.Heat oil and deep fry the pakode.
3.Serve with sauce/chutney.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Aaloo Pyaz

2 onions(cut in wedges)
2 potatoes(cut in wedges)
1 chopped green chilli
1/2 tesp cumin seeds
a pinch of Asafoetida
salt to taste
1 tesp red chilli pd
1 tesp coriander pd
1/2 tesp turmeric pd
1/2 tesp garam masala
1/4 tesp aamchoor pd
1/2 tbsp oil
1.Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida.When it splutter add potato,onions and green chilli.Cook it till it become tender.
2.Add all the spices and cook for 5 mins.
3.Serve with chapati and rice .

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Methi Paratha

2 cups Wheat Flour
1/2 cup Besan
salt to taste
1 tesp Sesame
1/2 tesp Ajwain
1 tesp Aniseed (sauf)
1/2 tesp red chilli pd
1/2 tesp turmeric pd
1 crushed green chilli
1/2 tesp coriander pd
1 cup fenugreek leaves
2 tesp oil
1.Mix all the ingredients and knead dough with reqired water.
2.Make sized ball of dough and roll it round using rolling pin.Spread a bit of oil over it and fold it like paratha.Then roll it again either in triangle or round shape.
3.Roast it one side on heated tawa.Turn it and roast from other side also with oil/ghee.
4.Serve it with any Pickle/curry/curd/chutney.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Urad Dal and Beans Curry

1 cup soaked Urad Dal
1/2 cup chopped Beans
salt to taste
2-3 dried Red chillies
1/2 tesp Turmeric pd
1/2 tesp Mustard seeds
2 tesp oil
1.Coarsly Grind dal,dried red chillies in a grinder.
2.Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard seeds.Add dal.Mix all the spices and cook it well till the dal changes colour.
3.Mix par boiled beans with dal.cook for 5 mins and mix it well.
4.Serve with rice/chapati

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Vegetable Wet Manchurian

1 cup grated cabbage

1/2 cup grated carrot

1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum

1/2 cup chopped spring onions

Gatte ki Sabzi

For Gatte:
1 cup Besan
salt to taste
1 tesp redchilli pd
1 tesp Ajwaiyan
1/2 tesp turmeric pd
1/2 tesp Garam Masala
1/4 tesp Rock Salt
1/2 tesp Fennel seeds
2 tesp oil
Mix all the ingredients and make a dough.Take a small portion of dough and make thin cylindrical shape.Boil them for 10-15 mins in water and dont throw the boiled water.
For Gravy:
2 cup Curd
1/2 tbsp Ghee
1 tesp cumin seeds
1 tesp Redchilli pd
salt to taste
1/2 tesp Turmeric pd
1.Beat curd.Add turemric pd.Beat it with beater.
2.Heat ghee and add cumin seeds.Let it splutter.Add red chilli pd and 1/4 cup of water.
3.Add beaten curd and let it boil.Add salt.
4.Add boiled water which is used to boil gatte.Cook it for 5 mins.Add gatte and salt.
5.Garnish with green coriander and serve with chapati/missi roti.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Kundru Curry

1/4 kg Kundroo (Slice)
1 tesp Urad Dal
1 tesp Chana Dal
1/2 tesp Rai
7-8 curry leaves
3 tesp oil
salt to taste
1 tesp red chilli pd
1/2 tesp turmeric pd
1/2 tesp coriander pd
1.Heat oil.Add Rai,urad and chana dal,curry leaves.Let them splutter.
2.Add sliced kundroo and cook them till it become crunchy.
3.Now add spices and cook for 5 mins.
4.Serve with Rice/chapati.

South Indian Thali

My hubby is fond of south indian food,I generally cook it .....It includes:
4.Fried aaloo Bhindi
5.Bagara Baingan
6.Beans and urad dal curry
9.Rice which is served later after finishing puri
Sending entry over Rak's Kitchen for event cooking for guets

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Panchmeli Dal

This is basically made in Rajasthan with Bati.Its a traditional dish,and its called so because to cook it we need 5 types of Lentils .Do you want to try it, you need.............. Ingredients:
1/2 cup chilkewali moong dal (split green gram)
1/2 cup lal masoor dal (red lentils)
1/2 cup arhar/ toovar dal (split pigeon peas)
¼ cup chana dal (split Bengal gram)
¼ cup dhuli urad dal (split black gram)
Salt to taste
1 tesp turmeric powder
For Tempering:
1 tsp cumin seeds
A pinch of asafoetida
1 tesp ginger paste
1 chopped green chili
1 tesp Redchilli pd
1 tesp coriander powder
6-7 cloves
1 bay leaf
1 tbsp ghee
1. Mix all the above dals and wash them. Soak them for at least 1 hour. Drain and boil them in a pressure cooker with 2inch above water level by adding turmeric powder, salt green chillies and ginger paste.
2. After opening the cooker ,heat ghee in a fry pan.
3. Add cumin seeds.When they splutter add hing, cloves, bay leaf.
4. Add a spoon of red chilli pd,coriander pd and boiled dal.Cook it till it mixes with masala.
5.Garnish with coriander leaves.Serve with Bati/chapati/Rice.


We can temper it with onion and tomato gravy as Dal fry.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Palak Paneer

200 gm Paneer
1/2 kg Palak(spinach)(Blanched)
1 cup tomato puree
1 cup onion paste
1 tesp ginger paste
1tesp garlic paste(optional)
1 tesp green chilli paste
salt to taste
1 Red chilli pd
1 tbsp Ghee/oil
1.Grind the blanched spinach in mixer.
2.Heat ghee.Add onion paste and cook till it changes colour.Add garlic and ginger,green chilli paste.
3.Add salt and red chilli pd.Add tomato paste.Cook till ghee leaves.
4.Add palak paste and cook well.Add paneer pieces.Serve with chapati/naan.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009


Pizza Base
1 chopped tomato
1 chopped Onion
1 capsicum sliced in wedges
6 baby corns(cut them in between)
Pizza sauce
salt to taste
Black pepper pd
Chilli Flakes
Grated cheese
1.Spread the 1 tesp butter on the base.Then spread a spoon of pizza sauce over it.
2.Now put the chopped onion,tomato,capsicum and corn on the pizza base as shown in pic.You can do it in your own way.
3.Now sprinkle salt and 1/4 tesp black pepper.Sprinkle also oregano and chilli flakes.
4.Now spread grates cheese as much as you like.Put some butter over it and bake in OTG for 8-10 mins till it becomes crisp.
5.Serve with sauce.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Green sandwich

Bread Slices
Tomato slices
Onion Slices
Cucumber Slices
Chopped Coriander leaves
Chat Masala
Green Chutney
Tomato sauce
1. Take a slice.Spread Butter and put slices of tomato,onion and cucumber ,season with salt and chat masala.
2.Take another slice ,spread tomato sauce and again put slices of tomato,onion and cucumber,season with salt and chat masala..
3.Take one more slice,spread green chutney and put slices of tomato,onion and cucumber,season with salt and chat masala.
4.Put all the slice together and make a sandwich.
5.Garnish by spreading bhujia and coriander leaves.