Sunday, January 22, 2012

Aloo Gobi / Potato Cauliflower Curry

Here i am with a mixed veg of aloo and gobi curry .........

What We Need:

Aloo - 3no
Gobi - 1 no medium size
Onion - 2 no medium size
Green Chillies - 2no
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1spn
Red Chillie Powder - 1spn
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Garam Masala Powder - 1/2 spn
Oil - 2spn
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Cilantro - to garnish

Salt to your taste

How To Do:

  • Clean gobi florets in boiled salt water and keep aside.
  • In a pan heat oil fry chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves until onions are transculent, add chopped cube sized aloo and let cook on a low flame with lid on top of it until aloo becomes soft add ginger garlic paste and let it fry until raw smell goes away.
  • Now add washed gobi florets, red chillie powder, salt, turmeric and toss well let it cook on low flame with lid on top of it for 2 minutes add enough water to boil for another 5minutes.
  • Add garam masala powder and let it cook for another minute and switch off heat by garnishing with cilantro.

Serve hot with white rice or any rotis.........

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Chintakaya Chepala Pulusu / Fish Stew with Raw Tamarind

Here i am with fish stew ....

What We Need:

Raw Tamarind Pulp - 1 cup
Fish Pieces - 10no
Onion - 2no medium size
Kus kus - 1spn
Cloves - 4no
Cardomom - 1inch piece
Dhaniya / Corriander - 1spn
Jeera - 1/2 spn
Red Chillie Powder - 1spn can vary according to your taste
Green Chiliies - 3no
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Oil - 3spn
Cilantro - 1 bunch

Salt as per to your taste

How To Do:

  • Boil raw tamarind in water, take out the pulp and keep aside.
  • Grind all the masalas corriander seeds, jeera, kus kus, cloves, cardomom, onions to paste.
  • Wash fish pieces and mix this masala paste, red chillie powder, salt, turmeric powder and keep aside for 5minutes.
  • In a wide pan heat oil keep lengthwise chopped green chillies and place all the fish pieces in the pan side by side let them cook on a low flame with a lid on top of it for 5 - 10 min or until the fish becomes soft.
  • Now add this tamarind pulp and 1 cup of water according to your consistency and let it cook on a low flame for another 10minutes check for seasoning.

  • Finally add chopped cilantro and serve hot with white rice........

Monday, January 2, 2012

Gajar Ka Halwa

Here i am with a sweet to celebrate this new year, HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ONE AND ALL ....

What We Need:

Gajar - 4 cups grated
Sugar - 1cup
Milk - 2 cups
Elaichi Powder - 1/2spn
Kova - 50gms
Ghee - 2 spns
Cashew, Badam, Raisins, Pista of your choice

How To Do :

  • Peel the outer layer of gajar and grate, make sure that you use the large holes grater to grate gajar so that it wont mash while cooking.
  • In a wide pan heat ghee and fry the dry nuts and keep aside.
  • In the same pan add grated gajar and fry for 4minutes add milk and let cook high flame so that milk is absorbed by the gajar quickly and it wont over cooked.
  • Ones the milk is absorbed completely add sugar, let it cook finally add mashed cova and elaichi powder, fried dry nuts and let it cook for another minute.
  • If needed can add a pinch of food color also.

Can have this Gajar Ka Halwa along with Vineela Ice Creame ........