Monthly Archives: February 2009

Carrot Poriyal

Till date I was familiar with Carrot Halava or at the max Carrot raita…but this Poriyal was really new and awesome recipe by my roomie Poonmani.. Good I am learning so many new recipes… 🙂 Ingredients: 3 big Carrots 1 small Onion 3 Green Chillies 5-6 Curry leaves 1 tsp Oil 1/2 tsp Mustard 1 tsp Urad dhal Salt per taste Method: Scrap the skin if required and grate the carrots, chop d onion n keep aside. In a pan, heat the oil. Season with Read More +

Veg Fried Rice

All kind of Fried rice I njoy, Veg, egg, chicken….only thing is, it should be with Manchurian.. 🙂Actually when I was in college, I was crazy for Chinese food. Ingredients: • 1 cup Basmati Rice• 1 cup mix Vegetables (Beans/Carrots/Peas/ Corn)• 1 Onions (cut into long pieces)• 2 Green chilies• 1 piece of Ginger (grated)• 1 tsp Pepper powder• 2 tsp cut Spring onion• 1 small piece Cinnamon• 2 tsp Soy sauce• 2 tbsp Butter/ghee• Salt Method: 1. Wash and soak rice for 15 minutes.2. Read More +

Instant Dhokla

I like dhokla w/o sugar… but in market i hardly got it… Actually i baught instant mix..but i didnt like it as it was sweet.. so prepared it by my way.. Ingredients: 1 cup Gram flour. 1 cup Curd (yogurt) 3 Green chili. 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder. 1 tsp Mustard seeds 1 tsp Chopped ginger garlic. 1/2 tsp Soda bi-carb. 2 tsp Chopped coriander. 6-8 Curry leaves Oil 2 tbsp. Salt As per taste Method:1. Put gram flour in a large bowl. Mix in yogurt, Read More +

Mushroom Masala

Mushroom is the one if u prepare it in correct way, it will be the Best, but if not, it can be worst. So i didnt want to take any chance and i took more efforts to make it. And finally it was as per expectation… though my roommate didnt like it.. 😉 Ingredients:10-15 Button Mushroom2 Small Onions1 Small Tomato1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste2 Green chillies5 Cashew nuts3 Cloves1 Bay leaf2 tsp Chilly powder1 tsp Garam masala1 cup MilkCoriander leaves – a fewOil, Salt Method: Read More +

Kheer

I dont like much Sweet..may be coz i’m too sweet for sweet.. 😉 hehe..We prepared Kheer on new year’s 1’st eve to offer it to GOD as Naivedyam and had it like Prasad only… Ingredients: Basmati rice – 1/4th cup4-5 cups milk2-3 cardamom seeds (crushed)2 tbsp almonds (blanched silvered)1 tbsp skinned pistachio nuts (chopped)2-3 tbsp sugar or as desired Method: Soak rice in milk for 30 min. Grind it in mixi. Put the rice, milk and cardamom in a pan and boil it for 20 Read More +