Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Mushroom Gravy

I like mushroom more than any thing in the veggi.I tried this recipe for my friend and it turned out good...

  • mushroom
  • oil
  • mustard
  • cinnamon stick-1
  • clove-4
  • star anise-1
  • bay leave
  • cardamom-2
  • ginger garlic paste-1 1/2tbs
  • green chilli-2
  • onion-1
  • tomato-3
  • turmeric powder-1/4tbs
  • chilli powder-1/2tbs
  • coriander powder-1tbs
  • garam masala-1/4tbs
  • fennel powder-pinch
  • cumin powder-pinch
  • sugar-1/4tbs
  • coconut grated-2tbs
  • curry leaves and coriander leaves
  1. heat the oil in a pan
  2. add mustard seeds and let them crack
  3. Add cinnamon ,clove,star anise,bay leaves,cardamom
  4. Add onion and fry till it turns brown
  5. Add ginger and garlic paste,green chilli 
  6. when the smell goes add tomato and cook till it mashes
  7. Then add all masala with mushroom
  8. sautee it for five minutes
  9. Add water and cover it till mushroom get cooked
  10. Add sugar and coconut before 2 minutes
  11. garnish it with coriander leaves

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Gulab Jamun

Round gulab jamun was a question mark(?) when i started my preparation.
But when it came to an conclusion i saw this wonderful gulab jamun
floating in a sweet sugar syrup
let me explain the detail...

  • gulab jamun mix(whatever you prefer)
  • milk
  • sugar
  • water
  • cardamom 
Preparing dough:
  1. For 1 cup measure of  mix add 1/4 measure of milk
  2. Make the dough so soft
  3. Leave it aside for five minute
  • Equal measure of sugar and water should be boiled
  • Add cardamom powder and rose water to it

  • Make small rounds from the dough
  • fry it in the oil and put it in the syrup

Monday, April 12, 2010

crispy vadai

This recipe is so healthy and easy to make
some tips make this recipe perfect.

  • urad dal
  • onion(1/4)
  • cumin seed(1/2 tbs)
  • hing(pinch)
  • curry leaves
  • pepper corns(crushed)
  • oil
Preparing urad dal:
  • soak urad dal for atleast 5 hours.
  • grind it with little or no water(consistency is more important)
  • Add pepper corns,hing,curry leaves,cumin seeds into urad dal
  • beat the grinded urad dal with hand
    Checking for right consistency:
    • put small amount of batter in a bowl of water
    • check whether its floating.
    • if its floating then its right consistency
      Making vadai
      • Add onion to the batte
      • Heat the oil
      • take batter in hand and make a hole 
      • flip it in the oil
      • fry it till brown

        Monday, April 5, 2010

        Tilapia-My style

         I used to think long day "what to prepare for dinner?"
        suddenly strike with an idea 
        tonight its going to be tilapia with onion and some tomato
        its easy recipe      
        • ginger garlic paste-1tbs
        • chilli powder-1 1/2tbs
        • salt 
        • turmeric powder-1/4tbs
        • lemon -1
        • fish masala or chicken masala
        • red chilli flakes
        • pepper powder
        • parmesan cheese (grated)
        • tilapia fish(skin removed and frozen)or what ever you wish
        • onion
        • tomato                      
         Quick dinner:
        1. Make some paste using chilli powder,ginger garlic paste,lemon juice,fish masala,salt
        2. Apply this paste on the fish on both sides
        3. Keep it aside for half an hour
        4. Heat the skillet and add 2 spoon oil
        5. Put the fish in the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes
        6. Add red chilli flakes,parmesan cheese and pepper powder on the top side
        7. Later flip the fish and cook for 2 minutes
        8. Add chilli flakes,parmesan cheese and pepper powder on other side of the fish
         Toss some sliced onion and tomato in the skillet.serve this with some corn and tossed bread


        This can also be done with chicken,mutton,beef or lamb
        choice is yours

        cinnamon-1 stick
        black cardamom-1
        green cardamom-2
        star anise-1
        cumin seed-1/2tbs
        green chilli-2(finely chopped)
        ginger garlic paste-2tbs
        onion-1/2(finely chopped)
        chilli powder-1/2tbs
        turmeric powder-1/4tbs
        curry leaves
        pepper powder-1/4tbs
        coriander leaves

        1.Heat oil in a pan
        2.Add cinnamon,cardamom,clove,star anise and cumin seed
        3.Add chopped onion and curry leaves,saute it till transparent 
        4.Add ginger garlic paste and green chilli 
        5.Add turkey and mix it well with little water
        6.cover it and cook for five minutes
        7.Add turmeric and salt
        8.finally add pepper powder and cook till its tender
        garnish with coriander leaves

        serve this with chappathi or paratha.