Sunday, November 28, 2010

Pineapple Rasam

Pineapple 1/4 cup (finely chopped)
Toor dal 1/4 cup (cooked)
Tomato 4
Rasam Powder 2 tsp
Green chilli 2
Ginger 1 piece
Pepper Powder 1 tsp
Asafoetida 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice 2 tblsp
Curry leaves few
Coriander leaves few
Salt to taste
Ghee 1 tblsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Cook together tomatoes,pineapple pieces,ginger with one cup water till soft.
Add slit green chillies,rasam powder,asafoetida,cooked dal,curry leaves, coriander leaves,pepper powder and salt.Add two cups of water and allow to boil for sometime.
Allow to cool and add lemon juice.
Add seasoning.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer cubes 20
Onion 2 (cut into pieces)
Butter 3 tblsp
Tomato Puree 3 tblsp
Ginger garlic paste 1 tblsp
Cashewnuts 10
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Kashmiri chilli powder 1 tsp
Fresh Cream 1 cup
Coriander leaves few
salt and oil as needed
Fry paneer cubes and soak them in water.
Soak cashew nuts in boiling water and grind into a paste.
Heat butter in a kadai.
Fry onion and ginger garlic paste with little salt.
Saute until soft.Blend it into a paste.Keep aside.
In the same kadai add butter,Add onion paste and cashew
paste.Cook for sometime.
Add tomato paste and add all spices(turmeric powder,
Coriander powder,garm masala,chilli powder).
Add little water and stir well.
Add salt and cook for sometime.
Drop all the paneer cubes slowly.
Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes for the paneer to
absorb the flavours.
Lower the heat.Add cream
Garnish with coriander leaves.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Cinnamon,Apple Chip

Red Apples 2
Apple juice 2 cups
Cinnamon stick 1
Take a deep bottomed vessel.
Pour two cups of apple juice and add cinnamon stick.
Heat until it boils.
Slice apple into 1/8 inch slices.
Drop slices carefully into boiling juic.
Cook for five minutes until the slices are golden colour.
Preheat oven to 250degree'F'.
Place the apple slices in a single layer in the oven tray.
Bake 30 minutes until apple slices are lightly browned
and almost dry to touch.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Mysore Bonda

Maida 1 cup
Green chillies 2 (chopped)
Onion 1 (finely chopped)
Rice flour 1 tsp
Curd 1/4 cup
Baking soda 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves few (chopped)
salt & oil as required

Mix maida,chopped onion,chopped chillies,rice flour,salt with curd like a batter without any lump.Add baking soda and chopped coriander leaves.Keep aside for one hour.The batter should be loose enough like bajji batter.

Heat oil in a pan.
Take a small quantity with hand and slowly drop it into hot oil.Fry till they are brown
.Serve hot with coconut chutney,peanut chutney or tomato sauce.