Monday, 26 November 2012

Rajma curry

Introduction: 
Rajma curry is a popular North Indian vegetarian dish consisting of red kidney beans in a thick gravy with lots of Indian whole spices and usually served with rice and roti.


Ingredients:
  • Red kidney beans 2 cup soaked overnight 
  • Oil 2tbs
  • Mustard seeds 1/2 tbs
  • Green chillies 2 chopped
  • Ginger grated 1/2 tbs
  • Cinnamon 2 stick
  • Onion 1 big chopped
  • Tomato 1 medium chopped
  • Red chilli powder 1tbs
  • Turmeric 1/2 tbs
  • Garam Masala 1 tbs
  • Salt as per your taste
  • Coriander for garnishing



 Method:
  1. Pressure cook rajma with some salt, cinnamon and 4 cups of water (3 whistles or till rajma gets soft)
  2. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds wait till it pops
  3. Now add ginger and green chillies fry well
  4. Add chopped onions and fry till it changes its color
  5. Then add tomatoes and wait till it gets mushy
  6. Once tomatoes are ready add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala mix all well add some water now add the cooked rajma to it
  7. Now add some more water and little bit of salt, as we already added salt while cooking rajma, now check the consistency 
  8. And your rajma is ready to be served hot garnish it with chopped coriander




Serving suggestion:
The combination of Rajma and rice generally lists as a top favorite of North Indians




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Monday, 19 November 2012

Bread Pizza...

Introduction: 
Very simple recipe were round bread pizza base has been substituted by bread slices rest everything remains the same.


Ingredients
  • Oil 2tbs
  • Bread slices 5 (i have used brown bread)
  • Mustard seeds 1/2 tbs
  • Green chillies 1 chopped
  • Garlic cloves 1 big chopped
  • Onions 1 big chopped
  • Tomato 1 chopped
  • Tomato sauce 2tbs
  • Red chilli powder 1tbs
  • Black pepper powder 1/2 tbs
  • Salt as per your taste
  • Coriander n cheese for garnishing



Method

For bread
  1. Fry bread on pan you can add butter/ghee if you like keep it on medium flame. 
  2. Fry bread slices on both the sides
 Toppings
  1. Heat oil in  pan add some mustard seeds let them pop
  2. Now add green chillies and garlic fry for some time till garlic changes its color
  3. Add onions fry till they are soft and pink in color
  4. Now add tomatoes and wait till they get mushy
  5. Add tomato sauce mix all well
  6. Now add spices red chilli powder and black pepper powder
  7. Now spread above mixture on bread slice and add some cheese 
    garnish it with coriander.
  8. And your bread pizza is ready to be served



Serving suggestion
  • Have it with ketchup or any chutney this crispy tangy dish taste yum.



Note
  • You can add any veggies you like
  • Try to make it on pan coz on pan slices get very crispy and for melting cheese don't put it in oven try to cover that slice with lid for 10 -15 secs on pan.

Friday, 16 November 2012

Rava kheer

Introduction: 
It is a semolina pudding, made by semolina, milk and sugar, and flavored with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashew nuts, pistachios or almonds. It is typically served during a meal or also consumed alone as a dessert.


Ingredients:
  • Semolina 1cup
  • Milk 3cup
  • Condensed milk 3-4tbs (optional)
  • Ghee 3-4 tbs
  • Cardamom powder 1tbs
  • Sugar 5-6tbs
  • Cashewnut 2 - 3 chopped
  • Almonds 2 chopped



Method
  1. Heat ghee in a pan and roast semolina till it changes it color to light pink
  2. Then add milk and sugar mix well
  3. Now add cardamom powder and nuts
  4. Add water/milk  to change consistency of kheer.
  5. And your kheer is ready to be served



Serving suggestion:
  • Have it with puri, chapati or have it like a dessert this quick recipe taste really yummy.

Notes
  • You can add whatever nuts you like. more nuts makes kheer delicious
  • If you like you can add kesar to you kheer

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Aloo Mutter

Introduction: 
Its a Punjabi dish which is made from potatoes and peas in a spiced creamy tomato based gravy.



 Ingredients:

  • Cooked potato 1 medium cubed
  • Green peas 1/2 cup cooked
  • Tomato 1 chopped
  • Onion 1 chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste 1/2 tbs
  • Oil 2tbs
  • Mustard seeds 1tbs
  • Red chilli powder1/2 tbs
  • Turmeric 1/3 tbs
  • Garam masala 1/2tbs
  • Sugar 1tbs
  • Salt as per your taste




Method


  1. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds to it
  2. Let them pop then add gin garlic paste fry for some time
  3. Add onions fry till it changes it color
  4. add tomatoes fry till mushy
  5. Now add green peas and cooked potatoes
  6. mix all add Red chilli powder, turmeric and garam masala powder
  7. add little bit of water, sugar  and salt and wait till you see bubbles coming up
  8. now add water as per your taste. For thick gravy add less water.




Serving suggestions:
You can have it with any kind of bread, rice or biryani.



Thursday, 8 November 2012

Masala Aaloo...

Introduction: 
Masala (spices) Aaloo (potato) Its a very simple dish where potatoes are fried in spices.



Ingredients:
  • Oil 2 tbs
  • Cooked potatoes cubed 2 big
  • Mustard seeds 1/2 tbs
  • Garlic 3-4 cloves chopped
  • Green chilli 2 chopped
  • Curry leaves 8-10
  • Salt
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tbs
  • Turmeric 1/2 tbs
  • Lemon juice 1tbs
  • Chaat masala 1/2 tbs 




Method:
  1. heat oil in a pan
  2. add mustard seeds let them pop
  3. now add green chilli and garlic
  4. let garlic change its color to golden brown
  5. Now add curry leaves and cooked potato
  6. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, chaat masala, lemon juice and salt
  7. Mix all cover the lid for 5 minutes 
  8. Your masala aaloo is ready to be served hot



Serving suggestions: 
You can have it with rice n Dal, bread or chapati this spicy tangy potatoes taste delicious.






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