Jan 30, 2009

Mango Delight



Custard powder-2 tsp
milk-1 cup
Sugar-1/2 cup
Yellow vanilla icecream-1/2 cup
Mango pulp-1/2 cup

Method of Preparation
1)Boil milk for 5 min.Add custard powder to cold milk(3 tsp).Add it to boiling milk and cook till thick consistency.Let it cool and keep aside.
2)Layer custard on bottom,Ice cream on top of it and Finally mango pulp on top of the ice cream.
3)You can add some mango pieces to it(I didnt).

Vegetable Biryani


Basmati rice-3 cups
Fried onion-1 cup
green chillies-2
Boiled veggies(caulifower,beans,peas,carrots,potatoes)
biryani masala-3 tsp
ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
garam masala-2 tsp
soy chunks(boiled)-1/2 cup
bay leaf
cloves,cardamon
curd-1/2 cup
mint
coriander leaves
salt
oil

Method of preparation

1)Boil water and add basmati rice,jeera,oil,salt.Cook it till half done and drain the excess water.
2)Heat some oil in a pan add cloves,cardamon,bayleaf,green chillies,ginger garlic paste,veggies,soy chunks,fried onions,curd,biryani masala, garam masala,salt, mint leaves,coriander leaves and cook for a while.
3)Take a big pan and layer the gravy,rice alternatively one above other and cook in low flame for 20 minutes.Add some fried onions,food color on the top.
4)After it is done add some coriander leaves and lemon juice.
5)serve with raita.

Babycorn Manchuria


Babycorn - 1 can
onion-1 small
green chillies chopped-1
maida-3tsp
cornflour-1tsp
vinegar-1tsp
ajjnomoto-a pinch
soy sauce-1tsp
tomato sauce-1 tsp
pepper-1tsp
ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
chopped ginger,garlic-1tsp
salt
red colour-a pinch(optional)
curry leaves
coriander leaves
oil

Method of preparation
1)Take a bowl add baby corn,maida,cornflour,salt,ginger garlic paste,pepper,ajjnomoto and mix well.
2)Heat oil in wok and deep fry the baby corn and keep aside.
3)Take a pan and heat 2tsp oil.Add chopped onions,curry leaves,ginger garlic,green chillies,pepper and fry for 2 minutes.Add soy sauce,vinegar,tomato sauce,salt,red colour to it and finally add the fried babycorn andstir for a while.
4)Garnish with coriander leaves.

Jan 6, 2009

chikudikaya fry


Ingredients

chikudikaya/broad beans-20
turmeric-a pinch
red chilli powder-1 tsp
salt-to taste

For tempering

Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Chana dal - 1 tsp
curry leaves
oil-2 tsp

Method of preparation

1)Boil the chikudikayalu with some salt and keep aside.
2)Take a pan add some oil.When its hot add mustard seeds,urad dal,chana dal,turmeric.When the dals are golden brown add curry leaves and chikudikayalu.
3)Add salt,red chilli powder and fry for 2 minutes and switch off the stove.
->You can add crushed garlic to it.

cauliflower manchuria


cauliflower(small)-1
onion(small)-1
green chillies-3
All purpose Flour (Maida)-1/2 cup
Corn Flour-2 tsp
Ginger garlic Paste-2 tsp
Coriander Leaves
Ajinomoto -1/2 tsp
Soy Sauce-2 tsp
vinegar-1 tsp
chopped ginger,garlic - 2tsp
pepper-1 tsp
salt-To taste
red color-a pinch
oil


Method of preparation

1)Wash the cauliflower and cut in to small florets.Take them in a bowl and add maida,cornflour,ginger garlic paste,ajinomoto,pepper,red color,salt and mix well and marinate for about 30 minutes.
2)Heat some oil in a wok and deep fry the marinated cauliflower florets and keep aside.
3)Take a pan and heat 2 tsp of oil.Add the chopped onion,green chillies,chopped ginger,garlic and fry for 5 minutes.Add vinegar,soy sauce,salt to it and cook for a minute.add the florets to it and toss them well.
4)Garnish with coriander leaves.

Jan 5, 2009

Eggs in tomato gravy


Ingredients

Boiled eggs-3
Tomatoes(medium)-2
onion(big)-1
green chilly-1
ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
tamarind pulp-1 tsp
turmeric-a pinch
red chilli powder-1 tsp
coriander leaves
salt-to taste

For tempering

Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Chana dal - 1 tsp
curry leaves
oil-2 tsp

Method of preparation

1)Heat oil in a kadai and add Mustard seeds,Urad dal,Chana dal.After mustard seeds start pops and dals are golden brown add chopped onions,green chillies,curry leaves and turmeric.
2)Fry the onions till golden brown and add ginger garlic paste.Fry for a minute and add tomatoes.Cook till the oil starts coming out.
3)Add the tamarind pulp,salt,red chilli powder and some water.
4)Cook for 5 minutes and add the boiled eggs.Garnish with coriander leaves.

Jan 4, 2009

Pachi pulusu


Ingredients

Onion(small)-1
green chillies-2
red chilli powder-1 tsp
tamarind pulp-5tsp
coriander leaves
salt-to taste
water

For tempering

Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Chana dal - 1 tsp
curry leaves
oil-1 tsp

Method of preparation

1)Take a bowl add chopped onions,green chillies,red chilli powder,tamarind pulp and mix well.
2)Heat some oil in a pan and add Mustard seeds,Urad dal,Chana dal,curry leaves.
3)Add the tempering to the pachi pulusu bowl.
4)Garnish with coriander leaves.

Bottlegourd curry cooked with milk/sorakaya paluposina kura


Ingredients

Sorakaya/bottlegourd - 1(medium)
onion chopped-1 small
green chillies chopped-2
turmeric-a pinch
jeera-1 tsp
milk-1/2 cup
curry leaves-2 springs
salt-to taste
red chilli powder-1 tsp
oil-2 tsp

Method of preparation

1)Peel sorakaya and cut it into small pieces.
2)Heat oil in a pan and add jeera,onions,green chillies,turmeric,curry leaves.
3)After the onions turn golden brown add sorakaya pieces and cook for 10 minutes.
4)Add salt,chilli powder to it.Finally add the milk and cook for a 2 more minutes.
5)Serve with hot rice.

Andhra Chintapandu pulihora/tamarind pulihogare


Ingredients

cooked rice- cups
chana dal-1/4 cup
urad dal-3tsp
peanuts-1/2 cup
mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
green chillies-3
ginger-small piece
tamarind pulp(thick)-1/2 cup
turmeric-1 tsp
curry leaves-2 springs
salt-to taste
oil-5 tsp

Method of preparation

1)Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.After they pop add chana dal,urad dal,chopped ginger,turmeric,split green chillies,peanuts,curry leaves.
2)After the dals are golden brown add the tamarind pulp,salt to it.And cook for 5 more minutes.
3)Add the paste to the cooked rice and mix well.