Friday, March 27, 2009

Plantain Bajji

small size plantian
1 full cup besan flour
1/4 cup rice flour
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder


1.Take plantain peel the skin cut into half and then cut them into long thin slices(use slicer)
2.Take bowl add besan,rice flour add salt,chillipowder
3.Mix all with little bit water
4.Add pinch baking soda
5.Take another vessel heat it pour more oil
6. Take each thin slice of plantain dip into the batter and fry it both sides
7. Serve hot with tomato ketchup

Peas beans Pulav


1 small red onion
3-4 green chillies whole(don't cut
few pepper seeds
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
cinnamon stick
curry leaves
2 cloves
2 cardamon
few cumin seeds
mint leaves
spring onion
coriander leaves
4 1/2 cups coconut milk(add water if u want in that)
2 1/2 cups soaked rice


1.Cut the onions and spring onion into slices
2.Cut the beans into thin slices
3.Take a vessel pour oil add cumin seeds, curry leaves,cinnamon stick,cloves,cardamon,bay leaves, pepper seeds
4.Fry well add onions fry well
5.Add ginger garlic paste ,mint fry well
6.Add peas and beans fry well
7.add salt to it
8.Add coconut milk
9. soaked rice mix well
10.Shift into rice cooker
11.Last garnish with coriander leaves

serve with mushroom curry very nice n yummy

Bread Toast

This is very easy dish and especially for kids.. they love.. if mom feeling very lazy to cook something so just prepare this dish for your kids... i do same when i feel bit tired i prepare this give to my kids...


5 bread slices(wheat bread or any bread)
2 eggs
1 cup milk
ghee or butter

1.Take a bowl add milk,sugar beat it well
2.Add beaten eggs mix it well
3.Take bread slice one by one
4.Dip in the sauce both sides
5.Heat tawa place the the bread add little bit ghee or butter around
6.Turn other side and repeat same
7.Serve it with any ketchup or salad or plain

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Simple Potato Curry

3-4 potatos
1 medium onion
1/2 tomato
mustard seeds
curry leaves
chili powder
coriander leaves

Cutting Section
Peel the potato skin and cut into big cubes
cut the onion into small slices
cut the garlic into small slices
cut the tomato into small pieces

1.Take vessel pour oil add mustard seeds,curry leaves,garlic fry it well
2.Add onion slcies fry well
3.Add tomato fry well
4.Add potato slices fry ti well
5. add 2-3 cups water
6.Add turmeric powder
8.mix well
9.cook well
10.Garnish with coriander leaves

Meethi dal

meethi leaves 1 bunch
tamarind jucie 1/2 cup
chili powder
curry leaves
mustard seeds
2-3 red chillis
1 cup moong or toor dal

1.Soak the dal with water and later clean it
2.Add meethi leaves to it
3.Add turmeric and pressure cool for 3
4.Later add salt,tamarind juice to it
5.Take another vessel pour oil add mustard seeds,curryleaves, red chilies,uradhdal,chenna dal
6.Add cooked dal to it
7.keep on low flame add chili powder

Chicken Pizza

1 Pizza base (u will get from walmart)
1 can pizza tomato sauce
4-5 olives
5-6 grilled chicken pieces( get from walmart frozen section or else take white chicken and fry it)
2 jalapeno
8 thin slices of all bell pepper
1 small onion slices
1 small tomato round thin slices
4-5 mushroom slices
shredded cheese
Italian seasoning( u will get in seasoning section in walmart)

1.Take pizza base decorate with pizza tomato sauce
2.Keep bit cheese on it
3.Arrange all veggies like first onions,bell peppers e.t.c
4.arrange Chicken
5.Cover with cheese,italian seasoning,salt,pepper
6.Preheat the oven 350 degree and place in the middle rack bake it for 15-20 min (depends on oven type)
7.Allow few minutes to get cool
8.Cut the pizza with the help of pizza cutter into slices

here i used 12 inches pizza base
We can also make pizza base and sauce in home.. will try on it in near future

u can also this on whole wheat pita bread

Special thanks:
i got this recipe from my friend Raksha..Thanks to raksha...

Egg Fried Rice

2-3 servings
2 eggs
1 small onion
3-4 small green chilies
2 long beans
cumin seeds
1 carrot
chili sauce
soya sauce
pinch ajanamoto
pepper powder
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
cumin seeds


1.Firs the cook the rice
2.Take another vessel add oil
3.Add few cumin seeds
4.Add Onion long thin slices and green chilis fry it
5.Add eggs and stir well
6.Add vegetables and fry it well(should be in small size)
7.Add chili sauce,ajanamoto,soya sauce mix well
8.add this to cooked rice and mix well keep the lid close for some time
9. mix coriander leaves

Pakistani Egg Biryani

Servings for 3 people


boiled eggs 5
1 medium size onion
1/2 tomato
2-3 green chillies
1 cinnamon stick
3 cloves
2 cardamon
2 star anise
1 bay leave
1 teaspoon pepper corns
3 cups rice
1 teaspoon garam masala powder
mint and coriander leaves
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon biryani masala(optional)
1 table spoon ginger garlic paste
1 spring onion
curry leaves
1 table spoon thick coconut milk


1.Cut the onion into thin long slices
2.Cut the tomato into small slices
3.Cut the green chilies into long slices
4.Soak the rice for 10 min in water
4.Boil the eggs and keep the shell out ,fry the boiled eggs lightly and keep aside
5.Take a Vessel pour oil add cinnamon stick, cloves,cardamon, star anise ,bay leave fry it well
6.Add onion fry it well
7.Add ginger garlic paste fry it well
8.Add tomato fry it well
9.Add garam masala,chillipowder,coriander powder,cumin powder fry well
10.Add coconut milk to that cook bit
11.Add 4 cups of water then it boil well
12.Add soaked rice to it
13.Add salt mix well
14. shift to rice cooker and allow to cook
15.Take another vessel fry the spring onion little bit
16.after cooking the biryani garnish with this spring onions,mint,coriander and boiled fried eggs..

Cabbage Peas Kootu


1/4 Cabbage
1/2 cup frozen green peas
1/2 cup Tamarind juice
1/2 cupGreen Gram Dhal
Turmeric powder


Coconut small piece
Coriander Seeds - 1 tablespoon
Red Chillies - 2 Nos
Pepper - 1 teaspoon

For seasoning:

Onion - 1 small onion
Green Chillies 2-3
Curry Leaves few
Oil -
Mustard - 1/2 teaspoon
Salt - 1 teaspoon or as per taste


1. Cook green gram dhal along with turmeric powder till soft.

2.Cut the onion into cubes. cut the green chillies lengthwise.

3.Make masala with

a teaspoon of oil, fry red chillies, coriander seeds, pepper and coconut gratings and grind to a fine paste.

4.In a vessel put the oil and when it is hot add mustard seeds,curry leaves.

5.add chopped onion, green chillies fry till onion turns transparent.

6.Add green peas and fry for a while. Then add cabbage pieces and mix well.

7.Add ground paste, salt and little water and stir well. Close with a lid and cook on low flame till the cabbage is cooked soft.

8.Add tamarind juice and cooked dhal.

9.Stir well. Allow to cook for few more minutes.

Egg Plant with peas curry


eggplant full
1 cup peas
2-3 garlic
mustard seeds
curry leaves
2 small onions
1/2 tomato
chili powder
turmeric powder
coriander leaves


1.Cut the 2 small onions
2.Cut the Egg platn into pieces
3.Cut the garlic cloves
4.Cut the tomato into slices
5.Take a vessel add oil to it
6.Add mustard seeds,curry leaves fry it
7.Add garlic cloves and fry it
8.add onion slices fry well
9.Add tomato fry well
10.Add peas fry well
11.Add eggplant pieces fry well
12.Add salt,chili powder,coriander powder fry it
13. add little bit water allow to cook for few minutes
14.Garnish with coriander leaves

Brinjal Fry


1 long Indian Brinjal
1 small red onion
2-3 green chilies
turmeric powder
curry leaves
coriander leaves
mustard seeds

1.Cut the onion into small pieces
2.Cut the brinjal into very small pieces
3.Take a vessel pour oil heat it
4.Add mustard seeds and curry leaves fry it
5.add garlic fry it
6.Add onion slices fry it well
7.Add chillies and brinjal pieces fry it well
8.Add salt,
9.Garnish with coriander leaves

Arum Fry


4-5 arum
tamarind juice 1/2 cup
chili powder
coriander leaves
curry leaves
mustard seeds
uradh dal
chenna dal
red chilies


1.Boil the arums for 10-15 min
2.Remove the skin and cut into long slices
3.Take a vessel pour oil add mustard seeds, curry leaves,red chili,uradh dal,chennadal
4.fry it well
5.Add arum pieces ,turmeric and fry it
6. Add tamarind juice,chilipowder,coriander powder,salt
7.stir in the middle until it done..
8.Garnish with coriander.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009


Take 2 cups uradh dal soak for 6-7 hours(depends on your local weather)
Take 7-8 cups of sams long grain rice (soak 8-9 hours

Preparing batter:

1.Grind the dal using wet grinder
2.After finished take it into one seperate bowl
3. Later grind the rice
4.At last mix together.. and grind 5 -10 more minutes

5.Keep out side at room temperature

6.Next day Dosa tawa heat it make dosa on it.
serve hot with nice chutneys

Monday, March 16, 2009

Jeera Rice


Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
green chilli slices few
coriander leaves few
mint leaves few
curry leaves few
2 cups cleaned basmati rice
food color little bit
fried onion slices

1. take a vessel pour oil one it get heat add jeera seeds ,green chillies, curry leaves, mint, coriander leaves fry it well
2.add 3 cups water and add salt.. let it boil..
3.add soaked and cleaned rice to it and cook it
4.once it get cook 3/4 add fried onion slices to it and last add food color in one or two sides..before serving mix well and serve

Chilli Tofu

1/2 pack tofu cut into cubes
corn flour
1 egg(optional ididn't used egg in this pic)
ginger garlic paste
all peppers
green chillies
jeera seeds
chilli sauce
soya sauce
curry leaves
corainder leaves
chilli n coriander powder

Step 1:

1.Take bowl add 1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste,salt,corn flour, mix with water and egg add maida to that masala..take tofu cubes and add to that masala and fry it in oil keep a side..

Step 2:

1.Take big pan add oil once it get heat add jeera seeds (few seeds) add green chillies stir well

2.add onions slices fry well, once it get fry add all bell peppers to it fry it,
3.Add ginger garlic paste and cook well
4.add chili sauce,soya sauce,salt, ajnamoto,chillipowder,coriander powder,
5.Add tofu cubes and slowly mix
6.add curry leaves stir all well and let it cook for few minutes
7.shift in another vessel and garnish with coriander leaves

Same dish u can do with paneer cubes, potato,chicken

Curd Rice

left over rice
green chilies
red chilies
mustard seeds
chenna dal
uradh dal
curry leaves

take vessel
pour oil add mustard seeds,red chillies, uradh dal,chenna dal, green chillies, red chillies..keep aside

1.take left over rice mash it well with hands and little water..
2.later add salt and curd.. after mixing well add seasoning..serve with spicy pickle.

Tindura,cauliflower,potato fry


Tindura - 8 to 10 Nos
Potato - 1 No
Cauliflower - 1/2
Onion - 1 No
Tomato - 1 No
Sambar Powder (optional u can add chilli and coriander powder)- 2 teaspoons
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Oil - 4 teaspoons
Mustard - 1/2 teaspoon
Bengal Gram Dhal - 1 teaspoon
Urad Dhal - 1 teaspoon
Jeera - 1/2 teaspoon
Asafotida Powder - a pinch
Peanut - 2 tablespoon (optional)
Curry Leaves - few
Salt - 1 teaspoon or as per taste


1.Wash and cut the tindura into long thin pieces. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and salt and mix well. Keep it aside.

2.Wash and cut potato and cauli flower into pieces.

3.Chop onion and tomato finely.

4.In a vessel put the oil and add mustard. When it pops up, add bengal gram dhal, urad dhal, jeera, asafotida powder and curry leaves.

5.Fry till the dhals turn light brown. Then add chopped onion and fry till it is transparent.

6.Add tomato pieces and fry for two to three seconds. Add sambar powder, turmeric powder, peanut (slightly crushed) and salt. Mix well.

7.Now take the marinated tindura and squeeze out and add to the seasoning. Add potato and cauli flower pieces and mix everything well.

8.close with tight lid. Stir in the middle and cook well

Ridge Guard Kootu


Ridge gourd – 2 Nos
Moong dhal – ½ cup
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Oil – 1 teaspoon
Mustard – ½ teaspoon
Jeera – 1 teaspoon
Asafotida Powder – a pinch
Curry leaves – few
Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste


1.Scrap the skin from the ridge gourd and cut it into small pieces.

2.Cook moong dal along with a pinch of turmeric powder till soft.

3.Put the ridge gourd pieces in a vessel and add just enough water to cover the vegetable.

4.Add chili powder and corainder powder , turmeric powder and salt. Cook on medium flame till it is soft.

5.Add cooked dhal and stir well. Allow to cook for two to three minutes.

6.Season it mustard, jeera, asafotida and curry leaves.

Kodi goodu Pulusu with okra and drumstick

boiled eggs 6
onion 1 big
tomatoes 1 big
one full bowl tamarind juice
9-10 okra pieces
5-6 drumsticks pieces
curry leaves
mustard seeds
chili powder,
coriander leaves

Preparing vegetables:

Cut the vegetables in medium size
cut the onions in small pieces
cut the tomatoes in small pieces
mash the garlic cloves


1.Take big vessel add oil add mustard seeds,curry leaves,garlic slices stir well
2.add onion slices fry it well
3. later add tomatoes fry well
4.then add okra and drumstick ( u can also substitute with egg plant) frying well
5.add tamarind juice boil it until become bit thick..
6.last add chili powder,turmeric,salt boil it for few more minutes
7. last add boiled eggs
8.Garnish with coriander leaves

Spinach Dal

spinach 1/2 bunch
dal(any toor or moong dal) 1/2 cup
1/2 cup tamarind juice
3-4 green chillies
1 small onions slices
tomatoes 1/2(cut into cubes)
chili powder

for seasoning
mustard seeds
chenna dal,uradh dal
garlic 2 cloes into pieces
2 red chillies
curry leaves


1.soak dal for 2-3 minutes
2.add turmeric green chillies ,spinach,onions,tomatoes and cooked 3-4 vissils
3. take a vessel add oil for seasoning and all seasoning ingredients
4.add chili powder, cooked dal, tamarind juice, salt. cook 3 more minutes and serve hot with rice or roti

Okra fry


okra clean wash it clean with tissue towel and
cut into thin circles keep aside

for seasoning
take oil
add mustard seeds,
curry leaves,uradh dal
chenna dal,
2 red chillies


1.Take vessel add oil and other seasoning ingredients.
2.Once the seasoning is done add okra pieces in that vessel fry well(generally i prefer 3/4 cooked veg)
3.add turmeric powder,salt,bit chilli powder
4.serve as side dish for rice,sambar e.t.c

Monday, March 9, 2009

Veg Rice noodles

rice noodles 1/2 pack
1 onion long thin slices
few all bell peppers(long thin slices)
2-3 garlic (chopped)
1 tablespoon chili and soya sauce

1. boil the rice noodles according to the instruction given on pack and keep aside
2. fry garlic, onions, veggies cook well add salt, chilli sauce, soya sauce
3.mix rice noodles in it..
4.some people prefer to add egg also...(optional)


For getting very soft idly

Served with sambar and peanut chutney
Batter Prearation:

1 Cup uradh dal and  6 cups idly rice and 1 cup long grain rice

2. Soak rice in water first for 5-6 hours (depends on weather conditions)
3.Soak Dal separately

Making Batter:

1.First grind the dal well
2.Next grind rice well
3.Later mix together with salt and grind for 5-10 min
4.Keep outside room temp one whole night

next day morning u can prepare idly..



Take a required batter add baking soda to it. It helps to come idly very soft

1.Take idly cooker
2.Pour some water and boil it until steam comes
3.Take plates apply bit oil for greasy pour batter on the lids
4.When the water steam is coming out from the cooker reduce the flame to medium level and place the idly plates into close the lid..
5.Cook for 5-7 minutes on medium flame (until u hear whistle sounds of 2- 3 minutes)
6.Switch off the flame and don't open the lid immediately .. wait for sometime time 2-3 minutes
and then open the lid serve hot with chutney

The Idly will be soft and spongy white..
Here i served with onion peanut chutney

and also we can serve with coconut curry leaves chutney

Bagara Bengan


10 peanuts,
1 table spoon sea sane seeds,
3-4 whole cashews
1 big onion
5-6 green chilies
1 teaspoon garam masala powder
small Indian eggplants 6-7
tamarind juice
ginger garlic paste

1. Roast all the peanuts,saesane seeds, cashews
make it powder
2. Grind the onion, chilies

1.take vessel give 2 1 inches cuts to each brinjal
2.fry in oil till it become soft keep aside
3.take vessel pour oil add mustard seeds and curry leaves fry it.
4.add mashed onion and chillies fry well..
5.add powdered seeds to that gravy add ginger garlic paste and bit tamarind juice, salt, turmeric, chili powder(optional), garam masala powder cook well add bit water if u like
7.add all fried brinjals and close the lid for some time and garnish with coriander leaves

Peanut Onion Chutney


1 cup roasted peanuts
1 onion long thin slices
6-7 green chillies(according to your spice level)
1/2 cup tamarind juice
cumin seeds

For seasoning
mustard seeds
curry leaves
red chillies
urad dal and chenna dal few

1.roast peanuts well,
2.take vessel pour oil fry the onions well..
3.bit fry the green chillies add cumin seeds(for good digestion)
4.mix all and grind well with tamarind juice and salt

last keep seasoning...on top of it

Beans carrots fry

1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds
1/2 onion cut them into slices
4-5 small chili(green) cut into small slices
curry leaves
beans cut cut into pieces
carrots cut into pieces
2-3 cloves garlic

1.take a vessel which is having nice lid..
2.pour oil heat it add mustard seeds curry leaves, garlic slices fry it
3.add onion slices fry it well
4.Add chilies fry it
5.add carrots fry it well
6.add beans fry it well
7.add turmeric,salt,
8.Add chili powder(optional)
9.Garnish with coriander

garnish with coriander(in my pic coriander is missing)