Friday, August 29, 2008

Horse gram Soup

3 tsp Horse Gram (Kollu )
3 pods garlic
1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
1/2 tsp pepper Seeds
1 Red Chilly
2 cups of water
Grind garlic, cumin, pepper, chilly and salt. Keep aside. Soak horse gram in water for 1/2 to 1 hour. Pressure cook horsegram by adding 2 cups of water. Drain the liquid to a sauce pan. Add the grinded paste to it and bring to a boil. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it in bowl. If u need more spicy, adjust the pepper and chilly accordingly.

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Badam/ Almond MilkShake

10 Almonds (badam)
2 tsp Sugar
1/2 cup Yogurt or Curd
1 Cinnamon Stick
1/2 cups Milk
Grind together cinnamon, sugar, almonds. Add yogurt and milk to it and grind all together. Now badam milk is ready to serve. Serve it chilled.

Submitting this recipe Ice cream and Milkshake Event hosted by srileka

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Stuffed Brinjal

3 Brinjal
1 tsp Mustard seeds
3 tsp Oil
For the stuffing
2 tsp Grated Coconut
2 piece Tamarind
2 Red Chilly
Little Turmeric Powder
Little Asafotedia
Grind all the above stuffed ingredients and make a fine powder. Do not add water, if need add few drops of water. Keep aside.
Wash the brinjals. Do not remove the stem. Slit brinjals towards the stem side vertically and horizantally like a plus sign and don't slit them all the way through. Fill the brinjals with the stuff. Now heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Now place the stuffed brinjals over it. Cover and cook on medium heat by turning the brinjal occasionally to ensure even cooking.

Friday, August 22, 2008

Coriander Rice

1 cup Rice
1 Onion, chopped lengthwise
1 Cinnamon Stick
2 Cloves
Few Curry leaves
Bay leaf
To Grind
1 Bunch Coriander Leaves
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Bengal Gram
1 tsp Urad dal
Tamarind, Small lemon sized
1 small cup Grated Coconut
2 Red chilly
2 Green Chilly
Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai fry all the above ingredients mentioned in to grind. Make a fine paste.
Heat 3 tsp oil in a pressure cooker, add cinnamon, cloves, curry leaves, bay leaf to it. Then add onion fry until it becomes golden brown. Now add the grinded paste to it and cook for 3 min. Now add rice to it and add enough water to it. Mix well and add salt to it. Pressure cook it.

Submitting this recipe to Color in Food Event hosted by EC

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Cauliflower and Egg Poriyal

1 small cauliflower chopped into florets
1 onion very finely chopped
1 tsp chilly powder
1 tsp Garam Masala powder
1 egg
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
Cook cauliflower florets in boiling water along with salt and turmeric powder. Drain the water, chop the florets very finely.
Heat oil in pan, add mustard seeds, allow it to sputter. Add chopped onion, fry until it becomes golden brown.Now add chilly powder, garam masala powder to it and stir well, fry till the raw smell goes off. Add chopped cauliflower to it , mix well. Now add the beaten egg to it. Stril well. When egg gets cooked, switch off the flame, garnish with corriander leaves.


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