Monthly Archives: January 2009

Urad Vada

My mom loves it too much. Today being holiday we just thought to prepare Hot vada in freezing weather of NY.. obviously we skipped our dinner after heavy eve snacks 😉 Ingredients : 1 cup Urad dal 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder 1/2 tsp chopped Ginger 1 chopped Onion 2 tsp chopped Coriander leaves Salt to taste Method: Soak the dal in water for 3-4 hours. Drain and grind well with using very little water. Add all ingredients Continue reading →

Sweet Pongal

This Pongal is by my friend Poonmani… we prepared this sweet dish as Sankranti n Pongal Special. I had heard a lot about Pongal but first time tasted Pongal n it was amazing… I think my mom should learn this recipe… 😉 Ingredients: 1 cup Rice 1/3 cup Green Gram Dal 1-1/2 cups Powdered Jaggery 5 cups Water 1 tbsp Cashewnuts 1/4 cup Ghee 1 tbsp Raisins 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder Method: 1. Roast moong dal till it turns light brown.2. Wash roasted dal along Continue reading →

Egg Omelette

I know its very simple recipe.. but everyone prepares it in different way and its taste depends on that…the way i have learnt from my roomie is really temptating…. i can have this bread omlet as my “Brunch”… 😉 Ingredients:Egg – 11 cut Green Chilli1 tsp – Cut Onion1 tsp – Coriendar leaveslil turmericsalt to taste Method:1. Kepp pan on stove n put 1 tsp oil in that.2. Heat the oil and shallow fry onion + chilli.3. Mix egg , termeric, coriendar and salt in Continue reading →