Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Dhal Makhani

One more famous dish from the Northern part of India "Dhal Makhani"

Whole Black Gram 1/2 cup soaked and cleaned
While Green Gram 1/4 cup soaked and cleaned
few Red kidney beans soaked and cleaned
Onion -1  big size
Tomato - 1 medium size
2 garlic cloves
pinch of ginger
Dhal makhani masala - 1 tea spoon
Green chillies
Cumin seeds
Cream cheese
Cumin seeds

1. First take all three dals pressure cook for one whistle on low medium flame.
2. Take a kadai pour butter or oil add cumin seeds, garlic and curry leaves.
3. Now add onion slices and Chilli to it fry it well.
4.Add tomato and pinch of gingerfry it well.
5.Switch off the flame and mash the ingrdients.
6. Take the same kadai pour the mashed masala and fry it again.
7. Add Pressure cooked dhals to it add Dhal makhani masala to it.
8. Chilli powder, turmeric, salt, coriander powder mix it well and if required add the water.
9. Let cook it under low flame for few minutes and at last garnish with coriander leaves..

Serve hot with Roti or Parota

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Indian style Veg Sandwiches with Western style Chicken Sausages

Serving Size 3 people

6 Whole Grain Sandwich Bread slices
2 potatoes
1 Small red onion cut into long thin slcies
pinch ginger
cumin seeds
curry leaves few
mustard seeds few
green chilli -1 cut into thin circles
1 small toamto (optional)
Coriander leaves  few
oil - 1/4 tea spoon
pinch of Garam Masala (for flavour)
pepper powder (According to their spice level)
Sandwich Press for making the Sandwiches
3 Chicken Sausages
Ketchup for dipping

1. Make a veg Curry for stuffing the sandwiches
a. Boil the potatoes and mash it well.
b. Take a vessel pour oil once oil getting hot add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, ginger, onion slices, chilli slices fry it well.
c. Once onion get fried add mashed potato and tomato salt, turmeric, pepper mix well and at last garnish with coriander leaves .
2.Take a Sandwich presser keep the one slice of bread and spread the potato stuff and cover with the other bread slice and close the sandwich presser and once it get ready take it out from the press.
3. Coming to Chicken Sausages u will get these sausages in the super markets once it come to room temperature either grill on the Grilling or else take a tawa keep the flame on lower medium and once it get heat tawa the sausages and serve hot with the sandwich and sausages with ketchup or Ranch..

Healthy and Tasty food to small kids... and very Quick dinner to Adults..