Thursday, October 27, 2011

Quick Noodles

Now a days, our children are attracted to advertisements of noodles and they demand for that.
I feel that wheat noodles are safe, when  cooked with vegetables for anyone without much masala, vinegars etc.
I have found an easy way of cooking noodles for my daughter. You might also like it.


Ingredients:

Wheat Noodles pack of 1 kg: you get many brands I buy Azad Noodles.
Chopped carrots: 1 cup
Chopped Beans 1 cup
Green peas 1/2 cup
Chopped onion: 1
Garlic and ginger paste about half a table spoon each
White pepper or black pepper
Ghee or oil for frying
salt to taste.

Method:

Boil required quantity of Azad noodles or any other brand wheat noodles in sufficient boiling water for about 2-3 minutes.

Rinse it in cold water, drain excess water and keep it aside.
In a kadai add oil or ghee about a table spoon or 2, add onion, carrot, beans and green peas, fry till it is done, add white pepper and stir well.
Mixed it with cooked noodles, add salt for taste and serve it hot.



Sunday, October 23, 2011

Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney goes well with chapatis, rotti of south Indian recipes, jower roti very well, even with rice.

Ingredients:

For 3 people.
Grated coconut:1/2 coconut.
Green chillies : 2 or according to the spice required.
Tamarind pulp: 1/2 table spoon.
Hing (Asafoetida) :Pinch or litte more.  Hing is good for reducing cholesterol
Salt to taste

Method: Grind all together and you can add mustard and hing tadka to enhance taste. If you dont like hing replace it with garlic.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Onion Gravy (Gojju)

Gojju it is a type of gravy in south, especially in brahmin familes it is common, we can make gojju in various vegetables like capsicum, onion, etc,

Ingredients:

1. Onion grated or finely chopped about 3 onions for 3 people.
2. Capsicum 1 finely chopped.
3.  Green chillies according to spice you want in the gravy.
4. Tamarind water of about 50ml.
5. Jaggery little/if you want more sweet add accordingly.
6. Curry patta 5-6 leaves.
7. Mustard 1 tea spoon.
8. Turmeric powder 1/2 tablespoon.
9. Jeera 1 tea spoon.
10. Gojju powder about 2 tablespoons.
11. Oil of 3 tablespoons.
12. Salt to taste.

Method:

In a kadai take tamarind water, add powder, once it comes for boiling add jaggery, turmeric powder,
On the other hand fry onions with little oil till it turns golden brown. Mix onion with the tamarind water mix and saute. Take little oil and add mustard seeds and jeera, curry patta, and chillies, mix it well add the tadka to the mixed gravy.
Very tasty with roties and also with rice. 



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