2012/12/27

AVARAIKKAI PORIYAL / BROAD BEANS STIR FRY




INGREDIENTS:

Avaraikkai / Broad beans - 200 gms
Red Chillies- 2
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urat dal - 1 tsp
Onion - 1 small chopped
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Jeera powder- 1 tspSalt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Wash and chop veggie .Pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles with little water and keep aside .
2) Heat oil in a pan . Once hot , add mustard and urat dal . When it splutters , add red chillies and onion  . Saute till tender .
3) Then add cooked veggie and all the spice powders with salt.
4) Stir it up well with the powders and salt .Saute till the raw smell leaves  .
5) Remove from the flame and serve hot with Rice .

2012/12/26

PODI DOSAI



INGREDIENTS :

Dosa batter - 2 cups
Onion - 2 cups chopped
Idli podi as per requirement

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat dosa pan . Spread a ladle of batter to a make dosa . Make it a bit thick .
2) Then after 2 minutes , flip to the other side .
3) Transfer it to a plate .
4) First , spread a tsp of idli podi all over the dosa .
5) Then spread  onion and Green chillies , coriander leaves mixture to the dosa. 
7) Roll over and serve hot .

Linking it up with Amy's Cook like a Celebrity Chef event.



2012/12/21

AWARD TIME

Happy Moments to share !!!
Certificate being a part of Winning team  from South Vs North Challenge .



Participation Certificate 


Super Chef certificate from Faiza




Thank you friends and happy to be a part of your events.

2012/12/20

BUTTERMILK SPICED UP WITH SPINACH AND GARLIC


INGREDIENTS :

Fresh curd - 1/2 cup
Spinach - 1 handful
Garlic roasted - 5 cloves
Roasted jeera - 1 tsp
Green chillies - 2 chopped
Asafoetida
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Boil spinach and keep aside .
2) Beaten up the curd with little water and asafoetida for fresh buttermilk.
3) Then , add spinach and other ingredients to it and mix it up well.



Serve with Rice / Drink as such .

Linking it up with Ramya's Event






  Priya Ranjit and Divya Pramil 's 60 days to Christmas event








EP Series - Garlic or turmeric  guest hosted by Viya.



Linking it up with Amy's Cook like a Celebrity Chef event.



2012/12/19

RING MURUKKU



INDREDIENTS :

Murukku flour - (Roasted Rice + Urat dal flour ) - 2 cups
Channa dal - 2 tsps
Peanuts - 2 tsps 
Ajwain - few
Salt to taste
Chilli powder - 3/4 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Mix all the ingredients with sufficient water and oil.
2) Take a small ball size dough of it , roll it like a thread/spring and cut it to small thread and seal the edges like a ring .
3) Deep fry them in oil .

Serve hot .


This goes for  Priya Ranjit and Divya Pramil 's 60 days to Christmas event



Linking it up with Amy's Cook like a Celebrity Chef event.


2012/12/18

EGG SEMIYA






INGREDIENTS :

Eggs - 4
Red Chillies - 4
Semiya - 20 gms
Sambar powder - 1 tsp
Onion - 1 chopped
Turmeric powder - a pinch

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1 ) Make omlets in dosa tawa . Once done , scramble(Bigger pieces) it and keep aside .
2) Roast semiya ,in a kadai .Meanwhile , boil water in a another kadai and bring it to boil .When it starts boilng , add semiya  and cook till done  .
3) Heai oil in a pan  .Saute onion and red chillies with curry leaves . Add salt and spice powders .
4) Finally .mix semia and omlet pieces with it . Remove from the flame after 2 minutes .Garnish with Corinader leaves.

Serve hot with Sauce .Linking it up with Ramya's Event




Jaleela Akka's event





  Priya Ranjit and Divya Pramil 's 60 days to Christmas event



Linking it up with Amy's Cook like a Celebrity Chef event.


2012/12/17

RAJMA CURRY




INGREDIENTS :

Rajma -- 1 cup
Onion -- 1
Tomato -- 1
Coconut -- 3 pieces
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder -- 1 tsp
Chilli powder - -1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Jeera powder - 1 tsp
Curry leaves
Mustard - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Red Chillies - 3

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak Rajma overnight .
2) Heat oil in a pressure cooker . Once hot add mustard ,jeera and  red chillies ,when it splutters add onion and tomato one by one and saute it well thick a thick gravy.
3) Then, add grinded coconut with all the spice powders and salt . Bring it to boil .
4)Finally, add rajma and cook for 4 whsitles .

Remove from stove and garnish it with Coriander leaves.Serve hot with roti .


This goes for  Priya Ranjit and Divya Pramil 's 60 days to Christmas event


2012/12/14

ALOO PALAK CURRY









INGREDIENTS :

Palak / Spinach - 2 cups
Onion - 1
Potatoes - 3 (medium)
Tomato - 1 bug
Green chillies-2
Ginger/Garlic paste -1 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Salt to taste






METHOD OF PREPARATION:

1) Heat a spoon of oil in a pan .Add split green chillies , 1/2 chopped tomato and fry till tomato is cooked well .
2)Then add the washed , chopped palak , add very little water (just a sprinkle) and a pinch of salt.
3) Cover and boil over a medium flame for 2 minutes. Allow it to cool.
4) Blend them in a mixie with green chilli and run for a minute. Blend it slightly coarse, do not make very smooth. 
5)Meanwhile ,heat oil in pan .Add cumin seeds , chopped onion ,ginger garlic paste with 1/2 sliced tomato and fry till tender .
6)Then add cut potatoes and fry potatoes till light brown.
7)Add all the dry masalas .
8) Finally ,add spinach mixture with little water and allow it to boil for 5 minutes . Add lemon juice and add the asafoetida.

Serve hot with Rice / Roti .
Linking it up with Nupur's "Cook n Bake : With Spinach




This goes for  Priya Ranjit and Divya Pramil 's 60 days to Christmas event


2012/12/13

FAST FOOD - POHA / AVAL / FLATTENED RICE

Back again with fast food event series . This month is special for Poha /Flattened rice / Aval .




RULES : 

1) Cook any healthy recipe with flattened rice/poha/aval both Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian . Post it in your blog and link it back to the event .
 
2) Multiple recipes and also archieved entries are allowed.

3) Rush your recipes to shamanagscrafts@gmail.com before January 13,

4) Waiting for your lovely recipes only.

Cheers,


Shama

BRINJAL GOTHSU




INGREDIENTS :

Brinjal - 150 gms (5-6 nos)
Moong dal - 3 tbsp 
Pearl onions - 10 nos
Tomatoes - 3 
Chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Curry and Coriander leaves


For Tadka:

Mustard -1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Red chillies - 2

Jeera - 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :


1) Heat oil in a pressure cooker . Once hot , add ingredients for tadka . Followed by finely chopped Onions and saute till tender .

2) Next add Tomatoes and fry till thin .

3) Then add Moong dal and chopped brinjal with salt and spice powders. Add sufficient water and pressure cook it for 4 whistles .

4) Allow the steam to leave . Check whether brinjal is cooked well (ie) when we stir it up with ladle,it must be mashed well .

Serve hot with Pongal /Idli /Dosai/chapathi.


This goes for  Priya Ranjit and Divya Pramil 's 60 days to Christmas event



Linking it up with Amy's Cook like a Celebrity Chef event.


2012/12/12

KOVAIKKAI CHUTNEY



INGREDIENTS :

Kovaikkai-  100 gms

Tomato - 1 medium
Coriander leaves and Curry leaves .
Channa dal - 1 tsp
Red chillies - 3-4
Onion-1
Ginger - a small pieceSalt to taste
Mustard and Urad dal - 1 tsp each

METHOD OF PREPARATION : 

1) Heat oil in a pan . Once hot , roast channa dal well . Followed by onion, tomato , ginger,Red Chillies .Saute till done . Transfer it to a plate.
2) Once done , add chopped kovaikkai . Cover with a lid,cook in slow flame till done.
3) Allow it to cool and grind it coarsely along with other sauted ingredients with salt.
4) Temper it with Mustard , Urad dal , Red Chillies and Curry leaves.

Serve hot with Rice , Roti / Dosa /Idli .


Linking it up with Ramya's Innovative Recipes 2013 .



Linking it up with Amy's Cook like a Celebrity Chef event.



2012/12/11

RAGI SEMIYA IDLI


INGREDIENTS :

Ragi semiya - 175 g packet
Murukku flour (Rice + Urad flour) - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak ragi semiya in water for 10 - 15 minutes till it softens and dissolves completely in water.
2) Then , add murukku flour to it with salt and grind it to dosa/idli batter.
3) Make idli's in steam idli pan .

Serve hot with Sambar / Chutney .

Jaleela's Bachelor's Feast event




Linking it with Saraswathi's Dish in 30 minutes .




Linking it up with Ramya's Innovative Recipes 2013 .



Linking it up with Amy's Cook like a Celebrity Chef event.







2012/12/10

SPINACH CAULIFLOWER WRAP






INGREDIENTS :

Chapathis 










METHOD OF PREPARATION :


Spread spinach chutney on chapathi and a spoon of cauliflower fry . 




Wrap it up and serve hot .

























Linking it up with Nithu's "Healthy Food for Healthy Kids - Wraps & Rolls" guest hosted by Asiya.



and Jaleela's Bachelor's Feast event




Linking it up with Ramya's Innovative Recipes 2013 .



Nupur's "Cook n Bake : With Spinach



Linking it up with Amy's Cook like a Celebrity Chef event.






2012/12/07

CREAMY POTATO SALAD/DIP



INGREDIENTS :

Potato - 150 gms
Full cream - 1 cup
Dried mint leaves
Salt 
Oregano toppings

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Peel the skin and cube potatoes . Boil them till soft with little salt . Allow it to cool.
2) Warm the cream for 2 minutes.Whisk it well and mix with cooled potatoes .
3) Garnish with dried mint and oregano .

Serve chilled .

Linking it with Saraswathi's Dish in 30 minutes .



and Jaleela's Bachelor's Feast event





Linking it up with Ramya's Innovative Recipes 2013 .



Linking it up with Amy's Cook like a Celebrity Chef event.





Viji's Show your Style - Aloo or Brinjal