Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Corn Sundal

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

What We Need :

Corn Kernels - 1cup
Mustard Seeds - 1/2spn
Jeera - 1/2 spn
Red Chillies - 2no
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Cilantro - a few

Coriander Seeds - 1spn
Bengal Gram - 1 spn
Urad Dal - 1 spn
Dry or Fresh grated coconut - 1spn
Red Chillies - 3no
Chat Masala Powder - 1/4 spn optional

Salt as per your taste

How To Do :

  • Boil corn with a little salt and keep aside, if you have sweet corn no need to boil them as they are soft by nature.
  • Fry coriander seeds, bengal gram dal, urad dal, red chillies in a pan let them cool and grind to powder.
  • In a pan heat 1spn oil splutter mustard seeds, jeera, curry leaves add boiled corn fry for a minute add grinded powder and enough salt, as we have already boiled corn with salt add a very little which is necessary for masala powder only.
  • I added a little chat masala powder for this as we like its flavour you can skip this chat masala powder also.

Serve hot with cilantro leaves on top of it, a perfect winter evening snack ........

Sending this to Snacks Mela by Srivalli at Cooking 4 all Seasons .........

Friday, December 23, 2011

Egg Fried Rice

Here i am with a rice item with eggs ........

What We Need :

Eggs - 4no
Rice - 1 cup
Onion - 1no medium size
Green Chillies - 3no medium size
Cinamom - 2inch piece
Cloves - 3no
Mace - 1/2 inch piece
Bay Leaf - 2no
Mint Leaves - handfull
Cilantro - handfull
Soya sauce - 1/2 spn
Oil - 2spn

Salt to taste

How To Do :

  • Cook rice with enough water and keep aside.
  • Boil eggs and peel the outer layer cut them into either 4pieces or 8pieces.
  • In a fried rice pan heat 2spn oil add cinamom, cloves, mace, bay leaf fry for 1min fry lenthwise chopped onions until they turn dark brownish color add green chillies, mint leafs fry for 1minute add soya sauce, chopped cilantro, chopped egg pieces fry for a minute now add cooked rice, salt toss well let it be on low flame with lid on top of it so that rice will take the masala flavour for another 2minutes.
  • Serve hot with cilantro leaves on top of it.

Here you go with egg fried rice .........

Friday, December 16, 2011

Gobi Rice

Here am with a rice item .........

What We Need:

Gobi florets - 5 cups, as i like more gobi you can vary as your taste
All purpose flour - 2 tbspn
Corn Flour - 2 tbspn
Red chillie powder - 1/2 spn
Red food color - a pinch
Oil for deep frying

Rice - 2cups
Cardomom - 1
Cinamon - 1/2 inch

Onions - 2 medium size
Green Chillies - 4no
Garam Masala Powder - 1spn
Mint leaves - hand full
Chopped cilantro - handfull

Salt to your taste

How To Do:

  • Cook rice along with cardomom and cinamon with enough water and keep aside.
  • Clean gobi florets in boiled salt water for cleaning germs.
  • In a bowl add gobi florets, all purpose flour, corn flour,  red chillie powder, food color, sprinkle water and toss them. Heat oil and deep fry these and keep aside.
  • Heat a pan with 2spn oil fry lentghwise chopped onions and green chillies until onions are transculent add gingergarlic paste and fry until raw smell goes away add mint leaves, cilantro leaves and add cooked rice toss with salt, garam masala powder and finally add fried gobi and toss well.

Here is your gobi rice can taste this as it is or with any raitha / sauce my little one likes to taste with manchurian sauce .........

Friday, December 9, 2011

Sweet Dosa

Here am with a sweet breakfast item, its sweet dosa....

What We Need:

All Purpose Flour - 1cup
Wheat Flour / Atta - 1cup
Rice Flour - 1/4 cup
Curd - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1 1/2 cup or can be varied according to your taste
Salt a pinch

How To Do:

  • Take a large bowl and mix all of these together with a little water a dosa batter.
  • Let it marinate for one hour.
  • Heat dosa pan and pour one laddle of batter do as we do for a dosa, but dont make it too thin or too thick sprinkle a little oil, let it fry until it turns golden color on both sides of the dosa.

No need of any chutney or any kind of dippings for this as the dosa itself is sweet, just enjoy taste of sweet dosa .....

Monday, December 5, 2011

Apple Jalebi

Here i am with a sweet item with a fruit ......

What We Need:

All purpose flour(Maida) - 1cup
Green Apple - 1no medium size
Sugar - 2cups
Elaichi Powder - 1/2spn
Easte or Cooking soda - 1pinch either of them is ok
Salt - 1 pinch
Pistacio / Almond for garnishing (optional)

How To Do:

  • Mix maida in a large bowl as we mix for bajji with water, if you have easte to add into this batter let it fermante for 1hr or if you have cooking soda add this to maida batter and keep it aside.
  • Peel outer layer of apple and chop them into round slices not too thick and not too thin.
  • In another bowl prepare sugar syrup as we prepare for gulab jamoon,  take sugar in a bowl add water until sugar dips and let it cook for 5 - 10 min now start testing for the syrup, take a drop of sugar syrup on your thumb and middle finger check the movement for stickiness or if you leave your fingers apart you must find a straight line in between, ones your sugar syrup is done switch off the stove and add elaichi powder and keep it aside.
  • Now heat oil for deep frying, dip the chopped apples in the batter and fry them in oil until they turn golden color and dip them in prepared sugar syrup and keep it aside.
  • Now add a few pistachios or almond flakes for garnishing.

Here you go with Apple Jalebi...........

Sending this to Sinful Delights at Zaesty Palette by Vardhini .......