Jun 27, 2012

Sweet Corn Kofta


Ingredients needed :
  • Sweet corn (frozen) - 1 cup
  • Bread - 2
  • Potato - 3
  • Onion - 1
  • Green chillies
  • Salt
  • Oil 
  • lemon juice


Method :


Chop onions and heat kadai and add 1 tsp. oil and fry onions till done ...peel potato skin and chop it into pieces and take a saucepan and add little water and  boil the potatoes till done, once done take the potato pieces and allow it cool well and then mash it and set aside, as I used frozen sweet corn , bring it to room  temperature .

Take a blender and grind bread using whip button and make it powder and set aside ...then grind sweet corn + green chillies coarsely .. and transfer it to a bowl and add mashed potato + salt + lemon juice + bread crumbs and mix it well ...then take a small portion of the mixture and shape it in balls and keep it ready ...


Heat a paniyaram pan and add little oil in each hole and place the potato - sweet corn balls and fry it in medium heat till done and serve it with tomato sauce ..


Sending this to Shama's Street Party event, event started by Jagruti



      Jun 25, 2012

      Cauliflower Paratha



      Ingredients needed : 
      for stuffing :
      • Cauliflower - 1/2
      • Onion - 2
      • Coriander leaves
      • Salt
      • Turmeric powder 
      • Chilli powder 
      • Dhaniya powder
      • Jeera powder 
      • Lemon juice
      For outer covering : 
      • Wheat flour 
      • Water 
      • Salt 
      • Oil
      Method : 


      Take a bowl add wheat flour + salt + oil and mix it well and add water little by little knead it well and set aside for 15 to 20 mins.

      for stuffing :

      Clean cauliflower well and spread it on kitchen towel and allow it to dry well ...Chop onions , coriander leaves finely ...grate cauliflower finely ...


      Heat kadai and add oil + onion + salt and fry for few mins . then finally add the grated cauliflower + chilli powder +turmeric powder + jeera powder + dhaniya powder and fry for few mins .. once done add coriander leaves + lemon juice and mix it well ...once done transfer it to a plate and allow it to cool well ...



      Now take a small ball size of the dough and make a cup shape with the dough and place a spoon of the cauliflower curry and join all the ends and roll the dough like chapathi ...roll all the dough ..once done , heat a tawa and fry chapathi on both sides till done .


      sending this to Jagruthi's event - " Know your whole wheat flour " . 

      Jun 19, 2012

      Moong Dhal Pakoda Gravy



      Ingredients needed :
      • Moong dhal Pakoda - 10
      • Onion - 1
      • Salt
      • Curry leaves 
      • Coriander leaves
      • Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp.
      • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp.
      • Dhaniya powder - 1/4 tsp.
      • Jeera powder  - 1/4 tsp.
      • Fennel seeds 
      To grind:
      • Onion -2
      • Tomato  - 1
      • Grated Coconut -1 cup
      • Cashew - 5 ( or )
      • Poppy seeds  - little 


      Method :


      To make Pakoda , click here . Roughly chop onions and tomatoes ..Heat a kadai and add a tsp. of oil and fry the onions well then add the tomatoes , allow it to cool well then transfer it to a blender and along with that add the grated coconut , cashews or poppy seeds and grind them into a fine paste...


      If you wish , you can chop 1 onion finely and heat a kadai and add oil and add fennel seeds + chopped onion + curry leaves + salt and fry for few mins. then add the  grounded paste + chilli powder + jeera powder + dhaniya powder + turmeric powder + reqd. amount of water and allow it to cook well ...


      when the gravy is almost done ..add the pakodas and allow it cook for just few mins ...then add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with chapati or rice .

      Jun 12, 2012

      Moong dhal Pakoda


      Ingredients needed :
      • Moong dhal (Pasi paruppu) - 1 cup
      • Jeera - 1/2 tsp.
      • Dried red chilli - 2 
      • Hing powder 
      • Salt
      • Oil
      Method :

      Wash and soak moong dhal for 1 hour , then drain the excess water and take a blender and add the moong dhal + Jeera + dried red chilli and grind it coarsely by just sprinkling little water . Once done take it in a bowl and add salt , hing powder and mix it well ..

      Heat a paniyaram pan and add oil in each hole and take a spoon of dough and drop it in the hole ...and allow it to cook well on both sides ...keep the flame in medium heat and cook it as it take time to cook inside.

      Moong dhal pakoda is ready .

      I am not sure about deep frying it ...If you wish you can do it . As I used this pakoda and made gravy as a side dish for chapathi will post the recipe soon.

      Sending this to Shama's Street Party event, event started by Jagruti




      Jun 8, 2012

      French fries



      Hi all ,


      Hope you all are doing good . Thanks for all your wishes, I am better now. For past few days my son is having chicken pox and was fully engaged with him. He is also getting better now , did not expect May month will be this worst ..hoping to get back with my routine soon...well coming to this recipe ,made this long back, but posting it today...saw this in Aarthi's blog here came out perfect. My son loved it a lot. Thanks Aarthi for sharing the recipe...

      Ingredients needed :
      • Potato 
      • Salt
      • Chilli powder 
      • Oil 
      Method : 

      Clean the potatoes and remove the skin and slice it lengthwise slightly thicker in size .. Take a pan and add water + little salt + chilli powder and allow it to boil well then add the potatoes and allow it to cook till it gets tender (you can check by inserting a fork ) ...then switch off the flame and drain the water completely and allow it to cool well ...

      Heat a kadai and add oil for deep frying and once the oil is hot drop cooked potatoes and fry it well till done ...once done drain them in paper towel, when it is slightly hot add the chilli powder + salt and gently toss them so that it gets coated evenly ...and enjoy the french fries .


      Sending this to Shama's Street Party event, event started by Jagruti

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