2014/06/26

RAW BANANA PEPPER FRY



INGREDIENTS :

Raw banana - 2 big
Pepper powder - 1 tsp
Jeera Powder - 1 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Mustard - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Onion - 1 finely chopped
Urat dal - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1. Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard and urat dal . When they splutter , add onion and saute till tender.
2.Add red chillies and saute for a minute.
3. Then add finely cubed raw banana , sprinkle little water and cover with a lid.Cook in slow flame till done.
4. Finally , add all the spice powders and mix it up well .Stir fry it till done .

Serve hot with Rice .

2014/06/23

Spinach Barley Pulao




INGREDIENTS :

Barley - 50 gms
Spinach - 1 bunch
Onion - 1
Green Chillies - 2
Ginger - garlic paste - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds - 1 tsp
Cinnamon - 2
Cloves - 1
Salt to taste
Chilli powder - 1 tspGaram masala powder -- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder -- 1 tsp
Coriander leaves

To grind :


Spinach , Fennel seeds,Cinnamon ,Cloves and Coriander seeds

METHOD OF PREPARATION :


1 ) Cook barley in a pressure cooker with water for 5-6 whistles or till done . 
2) Meanwhile , heat oil in a pan .Add chopped onion and saute till transparent.
3) Add ginger garlic paste and grinded masala with all the spice powders and salt.
4) Finally ,mix cooked barley to it well.Once done remove from the flame.

Serve hot.

Linking it with SShhh Secretly cooking challenge by Priya akka . This month am paired with Veena akka , who gave me barley and spinach as secret ingredients. Thank you akka for the yummy ingredients.






2014/06/19

GREEN MOONG EGG CURRY


INGREDIENTS :

Green moong (soaked overnight ) - 1/2 cup
Carrot - 2
Egg Omelette- 1 ( prepared with 2 eggs , onion, 2 green chillies , jeera,salt  and mustard)
Onion - 1 finely chopped
Curry leaves and Coriander leaves - few
Mustard and Jeera -  1 tsp each
Salt to taste
Sambar powder - 2 tsps
Turmeric powder -  1 tsp

For masala : 

Grind Tomato - 1 , Coconut pieces - 2 , Red chillies - 9 , Channa dal - 1 tsp,Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp , Methi seeds - 1/2 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1 ) Soak moong dal overnight and cook for 4 or more whistles till soft in a pressure cooker.Coarsely mash it.
2)  Heat oil in a pan . Add mustard and jeera . When it splutters , add and saute onion till tender.Followed by chopped carrot,curry leaves and cook it for few minutes with the lid closed.
3) Add boiled dal , grinded masala ,Sambar powder ,Turmeric powder with little water and salt .Add asafoetida .Bring it to boil and cook till oil oozes out.
4) Finally , add sliced omeltte in it . Garnish it with Coriander leaves.