Sunday, October 4, 2009

Drumstick Amaranth curry

Here is another curry with a new combination, i have tried this from a TV show ......

What We Need :

Amaranth / Thotakura - 2 bunches
Drumsticks - 1 no large size
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 spn
Cashew - handfull
Red chillie powder - 1 spn
Dhaniya powder - 1 spn
Tamarind juice - 1/4 cup
Curry leaves
Cilantro

salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Wash amaranth and make it into paste.
  • In a pan heat oil add curry leaves , ginger garlic paste and fry until the raw smell goes away.
  • Add amaranth paste until water disappears and oil leaves the pan.
  • Now add drumsticks , cashew , salt, red chillie powder , dhaniya powder and fry for 2min.
  • Now add tamarind juice, cilantro and let it cook until curry is done.

 Here is a new combination amaranth and drumsticks with cashew , tastes good with white rice......

Brinjal Mango Curry

I am with a different combination of brinjal and mango , even its a different combination a must try combination for all, let me tell you how tried it....

What We Need :

Brinjal - 1/2 kg
Mango - 1 no peeled
Onions - 2 no
Green chillies - 2 no
Red Chillie powder - 1 spn
Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
Jeera Powder - 1 spn
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 spn
Jeera - 1/2 spn
Coriander leaves

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Chop brinjal and mango to lenght wise.
  • In a pan heat oil add mustard seeds ones they splutter add jeera , chopped green chillies, chopped onions, coriander leaves.
  • Now add brinjal pieces , salt, red chillie powder , turmeric powder and let it fry until brinjal is soft.
  • Add mango pieces to it and fry it for 1 min and add enough water, let it cook with lid on.
  • Just 2min before you turn off the heat add jeera powder to it.

 Here is my brinjal mango combination curry , it tastes really good with white rice , you can also try this with rotis....

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Bambino Halwa

What We Need :

Bambino - 1 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Elaichi powder - 1/2 spn
Dry fruits anything like cashew nuts, badam, dry grapes
Water - 2 cups

How To Do :

  • Fry bambino for 3min.
  • In a tawa boil water add fried bambino and let it cook to 3/4 done , then add sugar and let cook completely.
  • Even water remians switch off the heat and sprinkle elaichi powder and dry fruits.



 Here is my Bambino halwa made on the occassion of  Udyapana....

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Vegetable Rice

What We Need :

Rice - 2cups
Onions - 2 no of medium size
Potato - 2 no of medium size
Carrot - 2 no of medium size
Mutter - hand full
Tomato - 2 no of medium size
Oil / Ghee - 2 spn
Green Chillies - 4 no

Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 spn
Mustard Seeds - 2 spn
Cloves - 4 no
Elachi - 2 no
Cardomom - 1 no of medium size
Vegetables i have specified here can be changed of your desired taste.

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Clean the rce and soak it for 20 min
  • In a tawa heat oil fry add mustard seeds, ones they splutter add cloves, cardomom, elaichi laet them be on heat for a few seconds and add green chillies, onions, mutter , potato, carrot pieces. When they are half fried add tomato pieces and fry.
  • Ones all the vegetables are fried add ginger garlic paste, fry until the raw smell goes away.
  • Add 4 cups of water, salt.
  • Now drain water from rice, ones the water boiled add rice and let it cook.

 Here is my vegetable rice, you can use vegetables of your availability tooo.......