Thursday, January 17, 2013

Shredded Papaya Salad


1.Papaya 1 cup (shredded and raw)
2.Cherry 1 cup
3.Tomatoes 2 (cut into pieces)
4.Beans 1/2 cup (chopped)
5.Green chillies 2 (chopped)
6.Garlic 4
7.Red chillies 3 (fried)
8.Peanuts 1/2 cup (roasted and pounded)
9.Sugar 2 tblsp
10.Tamarind pulp 2 tblsp
11.Soya sauce 1 tblsp
12.Lemon juice 2 tblsp
13.Coriander leaves 2 tblsp (chopped)
14.salt as required

.Peel papaya and cut into long thin shreds.
Grind fried red chillies,green chillies and garlic.
Then mix in shredded papaya,peanuts,tomatoes,beans.soya sauce,tamarind pulp
and salt.
Finally add lemon juice,sugar and coriander leaves.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Cabbage Rice

1.Rice 1 cup
2.Cabbage 2 cups (shredded)
3.Onion 2 (chopped)
4.Oil 2 tblsp
5.Salt as required

For grinding:-

a.grated coconut 1/4 cup
b.roasted gram 2 tblsp chillies 4 (chopped)
d.ginger 1/2 inch bit

For seasoning:-
Mustard seeds,blak gram dal, }half a teaspoon each.
Cumin seeds }
Red chillies 2
Cashewnuts 8

For garnishing:-
Finely cut coriander leaves 1 tblsp
Curry leaves 1 tblsp

1.Boil rice till each grain is separate.
2.Grind the masala items into a paste.
3.Heat oil in a Kadai.
Add seasonings.
Add chopped onions and fry till crisp.
Add shredded cabbage and fry till it is cooked.
Pour the grinded paste.Reduce the flame
Add rice and salt.Mix well.
4.Garnish with coriander leaves and curry leaves.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Beetroot Halwa


1.Beetroot 1/2 kg
2.Milk 3/4 lit.
3.Sugar 250gm.
4.Cardamom powder 1 tsp
5.Ghee 1 tbsp
6.Saffron few flakes

Peel and grate beetroot.
Take a heavy saucepan.Put milk and beetroot.
Boil till thick.
Stir continuously once it starts thickening.
Add sugar and cook.
Add ghee,cardamom powder and saffron
Stir on low flame till the ghee oozes out.
Decorate with chopped almonds
Serve hot.