2012/10/31

SWEET CORN SUNDAL




INGREDIENTS : 

Frozen corn - 2 cups
Salt to taste

FOR TADKA : 

Onion - 1 finely sliced
Urat dal - 1 tsp
Mustard  - 1 tsp
Grated Coconut - 2 tbsps
Red Chillies - 3
Curry leaves

METHOD OF PREPARATION : 

1) Pressure cook corn for 2 whistles and keep aside.
2) Meanwhile , Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard and urat dal . Saute till roasted .
3) Followed by coconut,curry leaves and saute till the flavour rules out .
4) Then , add onion and saute till tender . Add salt if needed .
5) Finally , add the cooked peas in it and mix it up well . Saute them in a slow flame for 5 minutes . 

Remove from the flame and serve hot .

2012/10/29

RAJMA SUNDAL



INGREDIENTS : 

Dried Rajma - 2 cups
Salt to taste

FOR TADKA : 

Onion - 1 finely sliced
Urat dal - 1 tsp
Mustard  - 1 tsp
Grated Coconut - 2 tbsps
Red Chillies - 3

METHOD OF PREPARATION : 

1) Soak rajma overnight and pressure cook peas for 2 whistles and keep aside.
2) Meanwhile , Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard and urat dal . Saute till roasted .
3) Followed by coconut and saute till the flavour rules out .
4) Then , add onion and saute till tender . Add salt if needed .
5) Finally , add the cooked peas in it and mix it up well . Saute them in a slow flame for 5 minutes . 

Remove from the flame and serve hot .

2012/10/19

RAGI SEMIYA UPMA


INGREDIENTS :

Ragi semiya / Vermicilli - 1 packet
Small Onion - 8
Green chillies - 2
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves
Salt 
Tomato - 1 small

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak ragi semiya in cool water for 2 minutes.
2) Then , steam cook in idli pan till done.
3) Heat oil  in a pan .Once hot , add mustard and Urat dal .When it splutters , add onion and saute till tender .
4) Followed by tomato and saute till thick.
5) Add chillies , curry leaves and salt.
6) Finally , add semiya to it and mix it up well.Garnish with Coriander leaves.

Serve hot with Chutney.Linking it up with Fast Food Event - Vermicilli by me 




2012/10/18

THAYIR SEMIYA



INGREDIENTS :


Semiya - 1 cup
Milk - less than 1/4 cup
Fresh curd - 1 cup
Salt

FOR TADKA :

Mustard and Urat dal - 1 tsp each
Finely chopped ginger
Green Chillies - 2
Curry and Coriander leaves



METHOD OF PREPARATION :


1) Boil 1/4 cup of water , when it starts boiling add semiya to it . Cook till semiya is soft not sticky.
2) Then , add curd to semiya and mix it up well with little salt.
3) Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard and urat dal .When it splutters, add ginger and green chillies and saute for 2 minutes followed by few curry leaves.
4) Simmer to slow flame , add semiya to it followed by milk ans stir it up for 2 minutes.
5)Remove from the flame and serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.


Linking it up with Fast Food Event - Vermicilli by me 




2012/10/17

DRIED GREEN PEAS SUNDAL






INGREDIENTS : 

Dried green peas - 2 cups
Salt to taste

FOR TADKA : 

Onion - 1 finely sliced
Urat dal - 1 tsp
Mustard  - 1 tsp
Grated Coconut - 2 tbsps
Red Chillies - 3

METHOD OF PREPARATION : 

1) Soak peas for 1 hour and pressure cook peas for 2 whistles and keep aside.
2) Meanwhile , Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard and urat dal . Saute till roasted .
3) Followed by coconut and saute till the flavour rules out .
4) Then , add onion and saute till tender . Add salt if needed .
5) Finally , add the cooked peas in it and mix it up well . Saute them in a slow flame for 5 minutes . 

Remove from the flame and serve hot .

CHANNA DAL SUNDAL




INGREDIENTS : 

Channa dal - 2 cups
Salt to taste

FOR TADKA : 

Onion - 1 finely sliced
Urat dal - 1 tsp
Mustard  - 1 tsp
Grated Coconut - 2 tbsps
Red Chillies - 3

METHOD OF PREPARATION : 

1) Soak dal for 1 hour and pressure cook gram for 2 whistles and keep aside.
2) Meanwhile , Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard and urat dal . Saute till roasted .
3) Followed by coconut and saute till the flavour rules out .
4) Then , add onion and saute till tender . Add salt if needed .
5) Finally , add the cooked gram in it and mix it up well . Saute them in a slow flame for 5 minutes . 

Remove from the flame and serve hot .

2012/10/16

SEMIYA PAYASAM / VERMICILLI KHEER


INGREDIENTS :


Semiya - 1 cup
Milk - 1/4 cup
Sugar for taste
Few cashews and Raisins
Ghee - 1 tsp



METHOD OF PREPARATION :


1) Boil 1/4 cup of water , when it starts boiling add semiya to it . Cook till semiya is half cooked . Then add boiled milk with sugar and mix well .Boil it till it thickens. Continuous stirring is needed.
2)  Once done,turn off the flame and leave aside.
3 ) Heat ghee in a pan.Add cashews and raisins.Fry for a minute and then mix them with kheer.

Payasam is ready to serve.

Linking it up with Fast Food Event - Vermicilli by me 



2012/10/15

RAGI SEMIYA - SWEET




INGREDIENTS :

Ragi semiya / Vermicilli - 1 packet
Sugar
Grated Coconut 
Ghee -optional

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak ragi semiya in cool water for 2 minutes.
2) Then , steam cook in idli pan till done.

Serve hot with Sugar and grated coconut .Linking it up with Fast Food Event - Vermicilli by me 





and Healthy Diet - Steamed Food . by Jaleela 




2012/10/12

KNOW YOUR FLOURS - CORN FLOUR EVENT ROUNDUP!!!

Happy again here to give your yummy corn flour recipes . Thanking Jagruthi for given me an opportunity for hosting this challenging event . Enjoy the recipes .

CORN FLOUR MILK HALWA



INGREDIENTS :

Corn flour - 150 g
Sugar - 2 cups
Cashews - few
Boiled milk - 1/4 cup
Ghee - 3 whole cups.

METHOD OF PREPARATION : 

1) Ghee roast corn flour for 2-3 minutes .
2) Meanwhile , boil milk with sugar .
3) Once done , mix corn flour to it and stir it up without lumps .Continuous stirring is necessary .
4) Once it becomes thick , add ghee and mix it well continously till halwa comes to the consistency of not sticking to the pan.
5) Once done , top it up with ghee roasted cashews .


Know your flours - Corn flour by me started by Jagruthi .

BITTERGOURD FRY



INGREDIENTS : 

Bittergourd - 300 gms
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Corn flour -  1 tsp
Jeera powder - 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Mix chopped gourd with all the spice powders , corn flour and salt .


2) Heat oil in a pan. Once hot , spiced gourd to it and cover with a lid half opened. Cook in slow flame .



3) Fry it well and serve hot with Rice.


Know your flours - Corn flour by me started by Jagruthi .



2012/10/11

PRAWN 65 / PRAWN FRY





INGREDIENTS :


Prawn - 250 gms

Chilli powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 2 tsp
Garam masala - 2 tsp

Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp

Corn flour -  1 tsp
Salt to taste



METHOD OF PREPARATION : 


1) Marinate clean and washed prawn with spice powders ,ginger - garlic paste, turmeric powder, corn flour and salt for 1 hr.




2) Heat sufficient oil in a pan. 





3) Once hot, drop the prawns carefully. The Prawns will leave out water while frying but will be drained out. Fry prawns till roasted .






Serve hot. 


Know your flours - Corn flour by me started by Jagruthi .



and Linking to Feast of sacrifice event by Asiya 

2012/10/10

PRAWN THOKKU





INGREDIENTS :


  • Prawn - 250 gms
  • Onion - 1 sliced
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 2 tsp
  • Chicken masala - 2 tsp 
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste



METHOD OF PREPARATION : 


1) Wash and clean the prawns. Fry them in oil for 5 minutes. 



2) Heat oil in a pan ,  saute onion and tomato till tender with 1 tsp of spice powders ,ginger-garlic paste and salt.



3) Once done ,  add prawns to it and mix it up well . Cook for 5-10 minutes in slow flame till done .




Garnish with Coriander leaves .Serve hot with Roti / Rice.



and Linking to Feast of sacrifice event by Asiya 


2012/10/08

CARROT RICE





INGREDIENTS : 


Basmati Rice - 1 cup

Carrot - 150 gms

Cloves -2

Cinnamon sticks - 2

Bay/ Brinji leaves- 2

Annasi -2

Coconut milk - 1/4 cup

Green Chillies -3

Sambar powder / Chilli powder- 1 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

Cashews -  few(optional)

Salt to taste
Olive oil- 4 tbsps


METHOD OF PREPARATION : 


1) Clean and soak rice in water for 15 minutes.




2) Heat oil in a pressure cooker . Once hot , add cinnamon sticks , cloves , annasi, bay leaves. Once the flavour rules out ,add sliced onions and saute till tender .




3) Add sliced Green Chillies, grated carrot and saute till the raw smell leaves.







4) Add spice powders,salt, 1 cup of water and coconut milk . Bring it to boil.




5) Drain the water and add rice. Cook for 2 whisltes . Switch off the stove and keep aside for 5 minutes, till the pressure leaves. Don't open the whistle immediately after removing from the flame. 


Serve hot yummy Carrot Rice with Raitha .







ROUNDUP OF FAST FOOD EVENT -PASTA


With 60 delicious Pasta Recipes ..here comes the roundup of the Fast Food event -Pasta . Thank you all the participants for your awesome recipes.

Shama

ROUNDUP OF KNOW YOUR SWEETNESS - HONEY EVENT


Hurray !! Yummy inviting 37 honey delights !! I am grateful to Jagruthi bhabhi for chosen me to host this event .Thank you all the participants for all your lovely yummy honey delights.Here comes the round up of the delights.

2012/10/07

FAST FOOD EVENT - VERMICILLI FOR OCTOBER


photo :www.zastavki.com


RULES : 

1) Cook any healthy recipe with Vermicilli 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 November 7th,2012 .

4) Waiting for your lovely Vermicilli recipes only.

Cheers,


Shama