Friday, November 27, 2009

Mango Fruit Salad

What We Need :

Riped Mangoes - 1no
Sugar - 1cup can be changed to your taste
Pomagranate seeds

These fruits can of your choice not as it is.....

How To Do :

  • Chop all the fruits of your desired size.
  • Peel the outer layer of mango and make the puree with sugar.
  • Add mango puree to chopped fruits and toss well.

 Here is my mango fruit salad , here you find no difference to normal fruit salad except that i have added mango puree to this..........

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Egg Pulusu

What We Need :

Boiled Eggs - 4no
Onions - 4no of medium size chopped length wise
Green chillies - 3no splitted length wise
Tamarind pulp - 1cup
Red chilli powder - 1spn
Turmeric powder - 1/2pinch

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • In a pan heat 2spns of oil, add turmeric powder fry boiled eggs and keep a side.
  • In the same pan fry chopped green chillies, onions until they become transculent.
  • Add red chillie powder and fry for 2min and add tamarind pulp and 2cups of water also to reduce consistency of tamarind pulp.
  • Now add salt and fried boiled eggs let it boil for 10min more with lid on.
 Here is my Egg pulusu , a nice combination with rice.....

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Amaranth / Thotakura Rice

What We Need :

Rice - 1 cup
Amaranth - 2bunchs
Green Chillies - 2no
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1spn
Red Chillies - 2no
Mustard seeds - 1spn
Jeera - 1spn
Garlic cloves - 10 no
Cardomom - 2n0
Cloves - 3no
Cinamon - 1inch

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Cook Rice with 2drops of oil cardomo, cloves, cinamon and enough salt .
  • Seperate amaranth leaves and clean them. Make it a paste with green chillies using a little water.
  • In a frying pan heat 2spn of oil add mustard seeds ones they splutter add jeera, redchillies ginger garlic paste, amaranth paste and a little salt enough for the paste.
  • Fry until oil seperates from the paste. This takes a little more time if you feel that bottom of the pan sticks add a little oil.
  • Ones oil seperates from the paste add cooked rice and toss it well .

 Here is my Amaranth Rice, this is the one usually prepares for diet control of women after their delivery if you are not preparing this on a diet control then you can replace garlic cloves with cashew nuts.........

Sending this  recipe to Variety Rice Recipes  by Srilekha at Me and My Kitchen........

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Peas / Mutter Masala

What We Need :

Peas / Mutter - 3cups
Onion - 3no medium sized
Tomato - 1no Medium Sized
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1spn
Cashew Nuts - handful of yours, if you are on diet control you can reduce, if you are preparing this for children you can add more
kus kus - 2spn
Cardomom - 2no
Cinamom - medium sized
Cloves - 3no
Red Chilli Powder - 2spn or as per to your taste

Salt for your taste

How To Do :

  • Boil peas , even directly on in a pressure cooker for 2 vissils.
  • Grind all the other ingrdients except a onion like others are onion, tomato, ginger garlic paste, kus kus, cardomom, cinamom, cloves, red chillie powder and salt grind with water.
  • In a pan fry chopped onion, coriander leaves and add masala until oil leaves.
  • Now add boiled peas and let it cook for 5-10 min.

 Here is my Peas / Mutter Masala curry........
Sending this to " EFM - PARATHAS AND GRAVIES RECIPES". by Srilekha at Me and My Kitchen......

Dum Bendi

What We Need :

Bendi / Okra - 20 in no of medium sized
Curd - 1 cup
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2spn
Red Chilli Powder - 1spn
Jeera Powder - 1spn
Dhaniya Powder - 1 spn
Onion - 2no of medium sized
Kus kus - 2spn
Garam Masala Powder - 1spn
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 spn

Salt of your taste

How To Do :

  • Slit the medium sized bendi to centre excluding its tip and top, make sure that they are good and deep fry in oil and keep them a side.
  • Make paste of kus kus, either you can boil or soak for sometime and make the paste.
  • Chop the onions length wise and fry them until they are brownish color.
  • In a bowl add curd, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, jeera powder, dhaniya powder, kuskus paste, fried onions, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, salt mix all these in a bowl and keep it a side.
  • In a pan heat oil add a little garam masala powder for nice aroma and a little red chilli powder for nice color.
  • Add the masala that we have prepared and let it boil and add fried bendi and let it cook for 8 min.

 So here is my Dum Bendi , can be tasted with any food like white rice, rotis, pulka everything as i tasted dis for lunch with white rice and also for dinner with pulkas..........

Monday, November 2, 2009

Badam Carrot Halwa

Here i am with badam carrot halwa, which i made this for Udyapana

What We Need :

Carrot - 3 cups of grated carrot
Sugar - 3 cups
Badam - hand full
Ghee - 3 spns

How To Do :

  • Heat pan and add ghee now fry carrot for a few minutes until they become soft.
  • Add sugar to this mixture and stir well until sugar melts.
  • Finely grate or crush badam and add to the above mixture.
  • Let it cook until sugar syrup is evaporated.

 So here is my Badam Carrot Halwa made for Udyapana , even you can add some dry fruits to it for a rich taste , dry fruit like cashew , kissmiss(dry grapes) , chopped badam and so......