Sunday, January 29, 2012

Kadala Curry

Black channa  1 cup
To Grind:
Onion 1 (cut into small pieces)
Tomato 1 (cut into small pieces)
Grated coconut 1/4 cup
Garlic 2 pieces
Ginger 1 piece
Roasted gram 1 tsp
Coriander seeds 1 tsp
Cumin 1 tsp
Red chillies 3
Cilantro leaves few
For seasoning:
Onion 1 (cut into small pieces)
Cloves 2
Cinnammom stick 2 (1/2 " size)
Curry leaves few
Pressure cook channa with little salt.
Saute the cumin,coriander seeds,roasted gram,red chillies,ginger,garlic,onion,tomatoes and coconut.
Grind the mixture into a fine paste.
Take a kadai.Add oil.Add the seasonings.
Add the ground masala and saute for 2 minutes.
Add the cooked channa with salt and water.
Allow to boil for five minutes
Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve hot.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Paruppu Thogayal


Toor dal      1/2 cup
Bengalgram dal 1/2 cup
Red chilli           2
Grated coconut  1 tblsp
Pepper               1 tsp
salt and oil          as required

Take a kadai and add one tblsp of oil.
Fry the dals with red cillies.
Grind adding salt,grated coconut and pepper corn with little water to make a paste.
Add little more wate if required.
Mix with plain rice adding sesame oil.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Broccoli soup


Broccoli          2 cups (chopped)
Milk                3 cups
Butter              1 tblsp
Maida flour      2 tblsp
Ground pepper 1 tsp
Cheddar cheese for garnishing
Wash the Broccoli in running water and chop the same into small pieces.
Take a Kadai.Add one cup of water.
When it starts boiling add chopped broccoli.Allow to boil for sometime.
Heat butter in a saucepan and when it melts add the maida flour.
Stir well until the mixture changes into brown colour.
Lower the flame and pour the milk.
Stir constantly to prevent lumps.
Add broccoli with water.
Add salt and pepper.
Put the grated cheese on top and serve.