Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Chudwa

Here i am with a snack item Chudwa also called as Hot Beaten Rice , Hot Poha, Atukula Mixture ......

What We Need :

Poha - 2cups
Cashew Nuts - 1/2cup
Ground Nuts -1/2 cup
Raisins - 1/4cup(optional)
Beaten Chana Dal(Putnala Pappu) - 1/4cup
Curry leaves - 2/3sprigs
Ghee - 2spn
Oil for deep frying

Salt and Red Chillie Powder to your taste

How To Do :

  • Heat oil and fry poha and keep it on a kichten towel so that excess oil is removed.
  • In another pan heat ghee and fry ground nuts, cashew nuts, raisins, puffed chana dal, curry leaves each and every one separately.

  • In a large pan add all the fried items and enough salt and red chillie powder and mix well.

Here is my Chudwa store in an air tight container can have it for more than 15days ......

Monday, September 27, 2010

Jeera Rice

Here i am with a Rice Item ........

What We Need :

Rice(Basmati) - 2cups
Jeera - 2spn
Green Chillies - 2no
Onion - 1no
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 1/2 spn
Ghee - 1spn

Salt to your taste

How To Do:

  •  Soak rice for 15-20minutes.
  • Heat ghee in a pan splutter jeera fry chopped green chillies, onions until onions turn golden brown color, fry ginger garlic paste until raw smell goes away.
  • Add enough water, soaked rice and let it cook until done or just transfer this into rice cooker and cook.

 Here is my Jeera rice with Paneer Masala gravy curry  you cans erve this with any gravy curry........

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Capsicum Fry

Here i am with Capsicum variety .........

What We Need :

Capsicum - 10no
Onion - 1no
Carrot - 1no of medium size
Ground Nuts - handful
Curry Leaves - a sprig

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Chop capsicum into 2inch pieces and keep a side.
  • Grate carrot and keep a side.
  • Soak groundnuts for half-an-hour
  • In a pan heat 1spn oil and fry chopped onions until transculent, now add chopped capsicum fry for 2minutes and let it cook with lid on top of it, let it cook until capsicum pieces are soft now add enough salt and let it cook until done.
  • 2minutes before switching off the heat add grated carrot and soaked groundnuts.

 Here is my capsicum fry can be tasted with white rice or a side dish ........

Monday, September 20, 2010

Beetroot Stir Fry with Coconut

Here i am with healthy veggie BeetRoot .......

What We Need :

Beetroot - 4no of medium size
Coconut - 1/2cup grated
Onion - 1no
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1spn (optional)
Urad dal - 1/2spn
Jeera - 1/2spn
Green Chillies - 4no can be changed to your taste
Curry leaves - a spring

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Peel and grate beetroot and coconut seperately and keep a side.
  • In a pan heat a spn oil splutter jeera, curry leaves add urad dal, green chillies and chopped onion fry until onions are transculent. Fry ginger garlic paste also, this is optional.
  • Now add grated beetroot and fry for a 2minute now add enough salt and let it cook with a lid on top of it.
  • Ones it is done add grated coconut and mix well fry for another minute.
 Here is my Beetroot fry with coconut, serve hot with white rice or any roti........

Friday, September 17, 2010

Soya Pakoda

Here i am with a snack item with soya .........

What We Need :

Soya - 1cup
Besan - 1/2cup
Onion - 1no chopped
Cilantro leaves - 1/2bunch chopped
Curry leaves - 2sprigs chopped
Red Chillie Powder - 1/2spn can be hanged to your taste
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1/2spn (optional)
Oil for deep frying

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Boil water add soya chunks and switch off the fire wait until soya doubls it size, clean thoroughly 2 or 3times with cold water and sqieeze the excess water.
  • In a bowl add all the ingredients and mix well if needed add a little water.
  • Keep it a side for 15minutes so that soya absorbs the taste.
  • Heat oil in a wide pan for deep frying and drop the each soya seperately and let it fry unitl it turns golden brown color.
 Serve hot with a few onions or any ketch-up .............

Sending this to Kids Menu Event at home Made Food by Neha ...........

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Egg Dosa

Here i am with a dosa item with eggs in two versions ........

What We Need :

Dosa batter
Eggs -1no
Red Chillie Powder - 1/2spn
Oil - 1spn

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

Version 1 -
  • Heat a dosa tawa pour a laddle of dosa batter spread as you do it for plain dosa , beat the egg and spread it on the dosa sprinkle salt and red chillie powder.
  •  ones the color changes toss it to other side and let it fry for another 2minutes and serve hot.
Version 2 -

  • Take a bowl beat egg, red chillie powder, salt and beat well.
  • Heat dosa tawa spread a laddle of dosa batter as you do for plain dosa and pour the beaten egg on top of it and spread evenly.
  •  ones the color changes toss it to other side and let it fry for another 2minutes and serve hot.

 Its very tough for my child to give egg as it is, its an easy way to let childrens eat eggs .......

 Sending this to Kids Menu Event at home Made Food by Neha ...........

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Bittergourd with Besan

I am back after a loong holiday trip with bittergourd variety ......

What We Need :

Bittergourd - 3no
Besan - 1-1/2 cup
Jeera Powder - 1spn
Red chillie powder - 1spn
Lemon - 1slice
Oil for deep frying

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Clean the bittergourd and chop them into round shape and clear the seeds from it as shown below, even if you are interested you can keep them also.
  •  In a big bowl take these pieces add besan and enough salt mix well with enough water dont make it like a batter, besan need to stick to the bittergourd pieces.
  • Heat oil for deep frying and fry the bittergourd pieces seperately until they turn golden brown color.
  • Add lemon juice, red chillie powder, jeera powder and toss the fried bittergourd when they are hot.
 Here is my bittergourd with besan, serve hot with Sambar and white rice .......