Monday, February 29, 2016

Capsicum Ghobi with til

Serves 2 to 3 servings with rice or roties
cooking time 10 min
preparation time 10 min

Ingredients

Cauliflower 250gms
250 gms Capcicum
One teaspoon turmeric powder
One teaspoon red chilli powder
1 teaspoon of cumin powder
one Tomato chopped 
2 tablespoons of til roasted
Cumin seeds,
Mustard seeds about 1/2 teaspoons each
1 teaspoon asafoetida
oil 2 tablespoons
 Red chilles 2 nos.

You make it this way
1. Take oil in a kadai one it is heated, add mutard

2. when mustard crackles or splutter, add cumin seeds and asafoetida.

3. Add the above masala powder mentioned and saute and cover.
 let it simmer in a low flame.
4. when vegetables or done add tomatoes and let them cook for five minutes.
5. Sprinkle roasted til and serve with roties.



Saturday, February 6, 2016

Nigar seeds powder

This is one of my favorite powder with the mix of light spices, we can use this powder with rice, roties, and upma.   
we can also store this for a month and above.


Ingredients:
2 glasses ----(200 gms) of Nigar seeds, fried. Fry the nigar seeds till it splutters)
1/4 glass of ground nut fried and powdered
1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
Pinch of hing.
I use Asafoetida one can also use garlic (replace it with to 7 cloves of garlic)
Either use red chilles about a glass or 100 gms fried and keep it aside
or use red chilli powder of 100gms or according to the spice required.
Salt to taste. Say about half teaspoon. Taste it and one can add more salt if it is required.


To make the powder mix all the above ingredients and grind it to fine powder and store it in a dry container. 

Enjoy with many things.

Raw Banana Dry

We all wonder what to give our kids as snacks or as breakfast break, 
here is a simple recipe.
I never thought it would turnout so tasty and will be liked by 
my daughter.

Here it goes, take two raw bananas and peel the skin cut into thin slices either
round or cut it straight..and soak it in the water.

Marinate it with the powdered fried gram say about 3 tablespoon,
I have added Nigar seeds (uchellu) powder, you can also add
uchellu chutney powder.
Salt to taste and mix the powder.
Dip slices of banana into it and shallow fry on the pan
with a bit of ghee.
Serve hot to kids for the evening.

My next post will be of Nigar seeds masala powder.

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