Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Baby Corn Fry

Baby corn -6, cut lengthwise [ which makes 12 pieces]
Hung curd - 1 tbsp [Tie curd in a cloth for half an hour]
Corn flour - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
Amchoor powder - 3/4 tsp
Tomato ketchup - 1/2 tbsp
Pepper powder - pinch

To serve:
Onions, cut into round shape
some lime pieces
some spring onions

Mix all ingredients and roll baby corn into it.
Let it marinate for half an hour.
Brush the non stick pan with olive oil, then add baby corn pieces.
Fry until it becomes crispy.
Sprinkle pepper powder on top.
Serve hot with ketchup.

I have done for my kids, so didnt add any spices.
Green chilli sauce and red chilli powder can be added for spice.

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Millet Veg Pulao

Kodo Millet - 1 cup[Any rice can be used]
Carrot - 1
Turnip -1
Kohlrabi -1
Green Peas - handful
Ginger - 2 inches
Garlic - 6 pods
Cinnamon - 1 inch
Green Chillies - 3, chopped lengthwise
Big onion - 1, chopped finely

Recipe reference : rakskitchen.net


Grind ginger, garlic and cinnamon.
Heat oil in pan, add 2 cloves, 2 cardamom and one bayleaf.
When it splutters add onion, green chillies and grounded paste.
Cook until onion turns pink.
Now add all chopped vegetables.
Cook a little and ad rice.
Immediately switch off.
Now transfer all contents to rice cooker and add 2 cups of water with required salt.
When cooked, leave for sometime and then fluff it up with fork.
Millet veg Pulao is ready!!
Serve with any curry.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Sweet corn and green peas pulao

Basmathi rice - 1 cup
Sweet corn - 1/2 cup
Green peas - 1/2 cup
Kasuri methi - little
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Big onion - 1, sliced lengthwise

To ground to powder:
Whole pepper - 1tsp
cardamom - 1

Cardamom - 1
cloves - 2
cinnamon - 1/2 inch
bayleaf - 1

Recipe Reference : sharmispassions

Wash and soak rice for 15 minutes.
Ground the ingredients under "to ground to powder". I have done in hand mortar.
Heat 2 tsp oil + 1 tsp ghee in a pan, add cardamom,cloves,cinnamon and bayleaf.
Now add  grounded powder, let it cook for few minutes.
Then add onion followed by ginger garlic paste.
Cook until onion turns pink.
Then add kasuri methi leaves and saute a minute.
 Now add sweet corn, peas and rice.
Mix well and transfer to rice cooker. Add 1 and half cups of water.

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Friday, March 13, 2015

Homemade frozen peas

Recipe reference: sharmispassions

Clean green peas.
wash in running water.
Now take one big pan and boil enough water[ until bubbles come vigorously]
Add green peas , let it boil until peas come to top. then switch off the flame.
Immediately wash with cold water to stop cooking.
Now rinse with towel and store in airtight bag or Tupperware container.

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Monday, March 9, 2015

Mooli Paratha

Makes : 8 big parathas
Little spicy
Recipe Reference - sharmispassions.com

Radish - 2 cups, grated
Onion - 1, chopped finely
Ajwain seeds - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
Wheat flour, salt, oil

Prepare stuffing:
Peel the skin of radish and grate it finely.
Squeeze the grated radish and take out all the water.
Use this water for preparing chapathi dough.
Add oil to kadai, add ajwain seeds and wait until it splutters.
Then add onion and fry till transparent.
Add grated radish, salt and all spice powders.
Cook until it gets cooked.

Prepare parathas:
Now take some dough and roll little.
Now take one ball of radish stuffing and keep in center.
Now close by sealing all the edges.
now roll softly like chapathis, dont press much.
Prepare parathas and serve by brushing little butter on top.
Eat with curd.
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