Thursday, January 27, 2011

Couscous Veg.Upma

Couscous 2 cups
Onion 1 (chopped)
Tomato 2 (chopped)
Capsicum 1 (Chopped)
Peas 1/2 cup
Green chillies 3
Ginger 1" piece
Water 3 cups
Oil and salt as required
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Urad dhal 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Curry leaves few
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Heat oil in a pan.
Add seasonings.When they splutter add chopped onion and fry till brown.
Add green chillies,chopped ginger.
Add all the vegetables and saute for five minutes.
Add water and salt.
Allow to boil.
Reduce the flame and add couscous.
Mix well and cover to cook for few minutes.
Garnish with coriander leaves.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Baby Corn & Baby Carrot Masala

Baby Corn 15
Baby Carrot 15
Onion 1
Green chilli 2
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Kasuri Methi 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves few
For Ground Masala:
Onion 1
Tomatoe 3
Garlic 2 cloves
Red chilli 3
Cumin seed 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Cashews 5
Grind all the items mentioned into a fine paste.
Cook baby corn and baby carrot with turmeric powder and salt till tender.
Heat oil in a pan.Add cumin seeds.
Add chopped onion,green chillies.Saute well.
Add ground paste and kasuri methi.
Mix cooked corn and carrot with water.
Reduce the flame and cook for another five minutes.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with roti or paratha.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Tofu Masala

Tofu 15 pieces
Curd 1/4 cup
Tomato 2 (sliced)
Onion 2 (sliced)
Coriander powder 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala 1 tsp
Red chilli powder 1 tsp
Fresh cream 1/4 cup
Butter 3 tblsp
Coriander leaves few
Fry tofu pieces in butter till brown.
Spread curd on it.
Take a kadai.Add little oil.Fry onion till brown.
Add coriander powder,cumin powder,garam masala and chilli powder.
Saute for one minute.Add salt.Add sliced tomatoes.
Add one cup of water.
Add fried tofu and fresh cream.
Allow to boil for sometime.Remove from fire and decorate with coriander

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Stuffed Capsicum Masala

Capsicum 2
Tomato 2
Grated coconut 1/2 cup
Roasted peanut 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Cumin powder 1 tsp
Chilli powder 1 tsp
For seasoning:
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Asafoetida powder 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Take a kadai.Add tomato pieces,grated coconut and roasted peanuts.Grind into a
paste.Keep aside.Take another pan.Add seasonings.Add ground paste.Add turmeric
powder ,coriander powder,cumin powder,chilli powder and salt.Saute well.Keep aside.

Wash and clean capsicum.Cut the top of it and deseed them.Stuff with the
prepared masala mixture.Fry the stuffed capsicum in oil.
Mix one cup of water with the remaining masala and allow to boil for sometime.
Add salt.Carefully drop the fried capsicum pieces.Cook for sometime.
Switch off the flame.Serve hot with bread or rice.