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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Spicy Brinjal Fry | Easy and Spicy Eggplant fry

A simple brinjal fry recipe and a perfect  side dish for rice. This recipe was taught by my mom. This has become one of my favourite recipe with brinjal. I always prefer to cook very easy and quick recipes. Hence here is the most quick, easy, tasty and spicy brinjal fry recipe with very few ingredients.
 Brinjal fry

I'm not a big fan of brinjal, but when my mom prepared and asked me to taste this, i was totally addicted to it. Now i often prepare this at home. it tastes best with curd rice. Curd rice and brinjal fry is a classic combination.
Brinjal fry

Preparation time : 5 Min's / Cooking time : 15 Min's / Serves : 2
  • 5 Brinjals
  • 1 tsp Red Chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Cut the brinjals into thin slices and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. When hot add the sliced brinjals.
  • Then add chilly powder, garam masala and salt to it and mix well and saute.
  • Cook the brinjals in medium flame for 10 to 15 min's. Keep sauteing in between.
  • Serve with rice.
Brinjal fry

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Pan Roasted Broccoli - Indian style

When I was looking for a unique way to cook broccoli, one of my friend gave me the recipe for it. She taught me how to cook it in Indian style. Yes, i was so happy when she said Indian way. Also she cooked for me. This recipe is super crunchy, lightly charred, very quick & easy, moreover its healthy and so tasty.
Roasted Broccoli
Yes trust me friends, it was so tasty i couldn't resist myself and I ended up eating all. She said that it is quickly gobbled up by kids. This recipe adds nothing fancy but few garlic cloves, little bit of spice powders and oil. This can be served as a starter.
roasted broccoli

Preparation time : 5 Min's /  Cooking time 10 Min's
  • 250 gms of Broccoli
  • 4 cloves of Garlic
  • 1/2  tbsp Red chilly powder or Kashmiri Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 2 to 3 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Cut the broccoli into medium size florets and wash it with salt and water and pat dry them. Remove excess water from it.
  • Place the broccoli florets into a large bowl.
  • Add garlic, chilly powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, salt, lemon juice from 1/2 lemon and 1 tbsp oil and toss them well.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan, Spread the broccoli florets in the frying pan.
  • Cook for 7 to 10 min's. Turn them in between and cook till it becomes lightly crisp, charred and roasted.
  • Serve it with curd.


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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Red Capsicum Chutney ( without Coconut )

Are you bored of the regular coconut chutney, onion and tomato chutney? Then try this Red Capsicum Chutney. I usually do the capsicum chutney with the green ones. Then one of my friend said try with red capsicum. She gave me the recipe of this chutney without coconut.  The best part is that you can make this chutney without coconut and also i loved the colour of the chutney.
Red Capsicum Chutney
This is such a very simple recipe. It requires simple ingredients what we usually have at home and you can prepare this in no time. Also it very very quick to make. As i always love to make very simple recipes, i thought why dont we try. Believe me, it was so so tasty. It is best with dosa. You can serve with idli too. Please do check the video of this recipe below.
Red Capsicum Chutney
capsicum chutney

How to make Red Capsicum Chutney
Preparation Time : 2 Min's / Cooking time : 5 Min's.

  • 1 Red Capsicum, diced
  • 1 tbsp Urad Dal
  • 2 tbsp Channa Dal
  • 6 Dry Red Chillies
  • 6 Cloves of Garlic
  • a small piece of Tamarind
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 tbsp of Oil
   For Tempering
  •    1 tsp Mustard seeds
  •    Few Curry leaves
  •    1 Dry Red Chilly
  • Heat oil in a pan, when hot add urad dal and fry for 10 seconds.
  • Add channa dal and fry them till it turns light golden brown colour.
  • Then add dry red chillies and fry for fe seconds.
  • Next add garlic and fry.
  • Then add tamarind to it and fry for 30 seconds.
  • Finally add capsicum and salt to it and fry for about 30 seconds
  • Cool the mixture completely and transfer to grinding jar and blend it smoothly.
  • If needed add little water while grinding.
  • For Tempering - Heat 1 tsp of oil in a small frying pan, add mustard seeds, allow it to splutter. Add curry leaves and 1 dry red chilly and fry for 2 seconds and pour over the chutney.
  • Serve with dosa.
Red Capsicum chutney
You can also check for video recipe below for how to make Red Capsicum chutney
Check other chutney recipes in my blog

Peanut Chutney
Onion Tomato Chutney
Capsicum Chutney
Lentil Chutney (Paruppu Thuvaiyal )


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