Monday, 18 March 2013

Recipe for Pav Bhaji

Photo by Shridhar1000,CC, via Common Wikimedia
Ingredients for Pav bhaji (For 3 person)

3 cup small cut potatoes
1 cup carrot
1 cup cauliflower
1 cup peas
1/2 cup capsicum
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup tomato paste
1 tsp Pav bhaji masala ( of any brand)
1/4 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
salt to taste
1 tbsp of butter


Procedure for preparing Pav Bhaji:


  • Boil potatoes, carrot, cauliflower peas capsicum together in a cooker or deep pan (by just adding salt and turmeric  and 1 cup water to it)
  • Mash the boiled stuff into fine paste.
  • Heat Butter in a pan. Add onion to it.
  • Fry it and then add tomato paste to it
  • Then add chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, pav bhaji masala and stir it nicely
  • Then add all the mashed stuff to it.
  • Serve it in a serving bowl and add butter on the top.
  • Have it with special pav bhaji bread

Recipe: Cheese Chilly Toast

Ingredients for Cheese Chilly toast (4 piece)

1 cup shredded cheese
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup chopped tomato
1/4 cup chopped capsicum
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 chopped green chili
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 tbsp butter
2 bread slice
salt to taste



Procedure for making Cheese chilly toast:

  • Heat butter in a pan. Add cheese to it.
  • Add milk to it and stir it to make smooth paste.
  • Add tomato, capsicum, onion, chili, black pepper and salt to it
  • Stir it to make thick paste.
  • Now, apply this paste on two bread slices
  • Bake it in oven at 140 degree for 10 mins
  • Cut it to make triangle piece
  • Serve it with tomato ketchup !




Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Recipe for Potato and Fenugreek (Aloo Methi)



Cook Time:
Prepration time: 10 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Yield: For 4 person

Aloo Methi
 Source: Rumana Saiyed 

Ingredients:
·         4 potatoes thinly sliced
·         1 bunch of fenugreek leaves (or half packet of frozen fenugreek)
·         1 tbsp of oil
·         ½ tsp cumin seeds
·         ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
·         ¼ tsp turmeric powder
·         ½ tsp coriander powder
·         Salt to taste
·         2 green chill ( cut into half after splitting it)

Instructions:
·         Take oil in a pan. Heat it and add cumin seeds to it.
·         Now add potato and fry it for 3-4 mins and then add ginger garlic paste to it.
·         Add turmeric, coriander powder, salt and chilli to it. Add ½ cup of water and allow it to cook for 8-10 mins
·         Now add fenugreek leaves to it.
·         After 5 mins remove the pan from stove.
·         Serve it and enjoy with Indian Chappati (Bread)
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My other Recipes:


  • Bread Pudding: A Desert which is very easy to make and delicious in taste.
  • Yogurt Curry: Indian Traditional dish made from Yogurt. Must try!
  • Chicken Tikka : It is a spicy Chicken Dish which has got lots of flavors in it.

Recipe for Dal Fry



"Dal" is a Hindi word used for "Lentils". And this recipe has got 5 different lentils in it. So it is called "Dal Fry". It is an Indian traditional Dish. We mostly prefer to have it with Indian Bread or Rice.

Cook Time

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Yields: For 4-5 person

Ingredients for Dal Fry

Dal Fry
Source: Rumana saiyed
  • 1/2 cup Tuvar dal
  • 1/2 cup Masoor dal
  • 1/2 cup Moong dal
  • 1/2 cup Chana dal
  • 1/4 cup Udad dal
  • 1/2 cup Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 5 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 Red chilli, dry
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 cup Tomato, paste

    Instructions for making Dal Fry


    1. Wash all the dals (lentils) and boil all of them together in a deep pan (or pressure cooker). Don't beat it after boiling.
    2. Put a pan on stove. Add Oil to it. Then add cumin seeds, dry red chilli , garlic, and onion to it. Fry it for 3-4 minutes
    3. Now add tomato paste , Chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and garam masala to it.
    4. Lastly add the boiled lentils (dals). Add some butter to it. Serve it and enjoy it with Indian Bread (Chapati) or Rice