Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Tasty and Healthy-Asparagus

when i first saw this asparagus i had no idea that one day im going to cook this.
I didnt feel like eating that.It looked wired and
thought to myself "why should i eat asparagus"
But after knowing about asparagus which is low in calories,no cholesterol and low in sodium
"why i shouldn't eat asparagus"when its tasty and healthy
so lets enjoy this

 Fresh Asparagus-5(cut the bottom edge,remove the skin leaving the head part and cut it into small pieces)
cumin seed-1/2tbs
ginger and garlic chopped
chilli powder-1/2tbs
fennel powder-1/4tbs
garam masala-1/4tbs
coriander leaves chopped
1.Heat the pan in medium and add oil
2.Put cumin seed in it
3.Then add ginger and garlic
4.when the smell of it disappears add tomato
5.Add chilli powder,fennel powder,garam masala and salt
6.finally add chopped asparagus and mix it well
7.pour little water and close the lid
8.After 5 mins stir it and cook till the asparagus get cooked
garnish it with coriander leaves

thin stems will have more taste.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Easy but Tasty-Tomato Rice

For long time i tried only new recipes which my mom haven't done in her kitchen
but today let me try from my mom's list
i called her, asked about tomato rice which she used to do in her own style.
hmmm...she told me the procedure
but i didnt have some ingredients in hand 
so i tried my own style
it came perfectly than i expected
try this you too will love it

basmathi rice-2cups
cinnamon-1 stick
star anise-1
green chilli-3
tomato-4 large sized
curry leaves
coriander leaves
mint leaves
chilli powder-1/2 tsp
fennel powder-1/4tsp
chicken briyani mix-1tsp
ginger-1 inch
garlic-3 pod
turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
water as needed
1.Heat the pan,add oil
2.Throw cinnamon,clove,cardamom,star anise
3.add ginger and garlic
4.onion,green chilli
5.sautee them till transparent 
6.add tomato
7.later add mint leaves,coriander leaves
8.after the oil ooses out add all the powder mentioned above and add water according to rice.do not add too much water
9.cover it and cook till the rice get cooked
10.finally add little ghee 

if you feel water is too much.drain it before the rice get cooked

Monday, March 15, 2010


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