Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Eggs In Pepper Curry



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Wonderful Recipe For Cold n Flu...



Ingredients:

To Grind:

tomato 1 large
onion 1 large or 2 medium
garlic 1 bulb
pepper corn 3 tbsp.
curry leaves 1/4 cup

Tamarind 1 lemon size ball (extract 4 cups of juice from this)
Chilli pow 1 tbsp.
turmeric powder 1 tsp
salt to taste
eggs 4

Method:

Grind all the ingre under To Grind section into a paste without adding water.











Soak the tamarind in water for sometime and extract the juice from it.


Mix the chili powder, turmeric powder and salt in it.



Mix the ground paste in the tamarind paste.




Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, let it splutter then add the tamarind mixture to it and let it boil and reduce to a thick consistency.



Once the curry has reduced to ur desired consistency break the eggs and slowly add to the boiling mixture and simmer the heat.



Let it boil for some time or till the eggs are cooked.

Once the eggs are cooked transfer the curry to a serving bowl and serve with hot steamed rice.


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Instant Rawa (sooji) Dosa



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Instant Crispy Dosa Just Like Restaurant's...




 Ingredients

all purpose flour 1/2 cup
rawa / sooji 1 cup
rice flour 1 cup
jeera 1 tbsp.
crushed pepper 1 tbsp.
hing 1 tsp
g.chilli chopped 1 tbsp.
ginger chopped 1 tbsp.
onion chopped 1/2 cup
salt to taste
oil to sprinkle

Method

In a large bowl add the rice flour, all purpose flour, rawa, chopped chilli, hing, salt, crushed pepper and jeera.



Add enough water to make a batter to a buttermilk consistency.


Chop the onions very finely.


Heat the dosa tawa and sprinkle the chopped onion on it.


Now sprinkle the batter on the heated tawa to form a net like dosa. (don't try to pour with a ladle)


Sprinkle oil or ghee as ur wish and let it brown n crisp.


Once done roll the dosa and serve with desired chutney.

Serve immediately.

Please leave your comments...Love to hear from you


Saturday, March 23, 2013

Leftover Rice Chips



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Very crispy sidedish...

Ingredients
leftover rice 1 1/2 cup

dry chilli 12 - 14 (depending on the amount of spiciness u want)

pepper corn 1 1/2 tbsp.

jeera 1 1/2 tbsp

salt to taste
Method
Dry roast the chili and peppercorn.
Grind the roasted chili and pepper corn in to a coarse mixture.
Smash the rice nicely with the hands.

Add the salt, jeera and the ground mixture to it and mix well.
Make the mixture into small balls or into flat round shapes. ( I made flat ones, this will dry soon)
Dry these in the sun for at least 2 days or till completely dried. (For Doha sun mine dried within a day)
Once it is dried completely, store them in an airtight container.

Deep fry in hot oil when needed and serve with main course or as a snack.

















Mixed Berry Smoothie



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Berrily smoothie... 



Ingredients

strawberry 2
raspberry 2
blackberry 2
blueberry 3
milk 200 ml
yourgut 50 ml
sugar or honey for taste



Method

Mix all ingredients in a blender and blend them till smooth.

Strain the mixture to remove the seeds.

Serve chilled.


Thursday, March 21, 2013

Curry Leaves (Karuvepilai) Chutney



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A great side dish which is healthy too... Most of them, especially kids will pick the curry leave from any dish and leave it in the side of the plate which makes to lose the goodness of curry leaves but in this form surely they will intake it and get all the goodness...

 

Ingredients

urad dal 2 tsbp + 1 tsp
Bengal gram 1/4 cup
green chilli 4 (increase for more spicy)
curry leaves 1/2 cup
coconut 1/2
tamarind very small pinch
oil 1 tbsp.
mustard seeds 1 tsp
salt to taste

Method

Dry roast the urad dal till golden brown.


In the same pan roast the curry leaves till slightly crisp.


Add all ingredients in the blender.



Grind all the ingredients with required amount of water and salt.


Add the oil in the seasoning pan and add the mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves.
Add the seasoning to the chutney and serve with hot idly  or dosa.



Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Tips Tips Tips...





Hi all viewers I have started a new segment for tips. Please check out the tips and leave your tips also in the comment section, your tips will be posted with the name of the contributor.


Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Banana Bread



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Very Moist Bread...


























Ingredients

3 - 4 ripe banana
1/3 cup melted butter or veg oil
3/4 - 1 cup sugar
1 egg beaten
1 tsp vannila extract
1 tsp baking soda
1 pinch salt
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour

Method:

Preheat the oven to 175 C (350 F).
Mash the banana with the help of a masher.


Add oil/butter into the mashed banana and mix well.


Mix in the sugar, egg and vannila extract.



Once the mixture is smooth without lumps sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix well.


Add the flour and beat the mixture with a whisk and mix well.


 Once you  get a smooth batter.


Grease a loaf tin and line it with parchment paper.(i used foil)


Shift the batter to this greased pan.


Bake it in the preheated oven with a cup of water, this will help the loaf to turn soft.
Bake for 1 hour.

Once the baking is done, remove the loaf from the pan and cool it in the wire rack.


Once completly cooled slice it and serve with whipped cream.





Sunday, March 17, 2013

Broken Wheat Idly (Daliya Idly)



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Very Healthy Version Of Idly...
 
 


Ingredients:

Broken Wheat 1 cup
idly flour 1 cup
salt to taste

Method

Soak broken wheat with water for minimum of 1 hour.



 Grind half of the wheat in the blender with water till slightly smooth.


Strain the other half of the soaked wheat and mix with the idly flour and ground wheat mixture.


Mix everything nicely with water, soda bicard and salt till u reach a thick pouring consistancy.


Mix and let it sit for 2 hours in the room temperature so it gets fermented nicely.


Once ur batter is fermented ur batter shud look like the above pic.

Pour ur batter in the idly plates and steam them for a full 10 to 12 mins (as this is wheat it takes more time than the regular idlies)

Serve hot with sesame podi or onion chutney.