Apr 112017

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ingredients

  1. Eggplants/Aubergine (cut lengthwise into 2“ piece) – 3
  2. Garlic(chopped) – 3
  3. Red Chilly Flakes – 1 tsp
  4. Thai Basil – a bunch of leaves /10 leaves
  5. Soy Sauce- 1 tsp
  6. Fish Sauce – 1 tsp
  7. Brown Sugar – 1 tbsp
  8. Oil

Thai Basil Eggplant

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a pan.Saute garlic and once it is light brown, add eggplant pieces and saute well.
  2. once it is cooked and soft , (for 4-5 minutes) add red chilly flakes, soy sauce,fish sauce and sugar.
  3. Finally add basil leaves and toss well for a minute to get mixed.
  4. No need to add extra  salt as there is already salt in two sauces.
  5. Serve with Thai fragrant  Rice.
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Mar 232017

paneer matat bhurji

Ingredients

  1. Paneer/Indian Cottage cheese(crumbled) – 250 gms
  2. Onion(chopped) – 1
  3. Tomato(chopped) – 1
  4. Green Peas/Matar(boiled)– 1/2 cup
  5. Garlic(chopped) – 2
  6. Ginger- 1 “ piece
  7. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  8. Red chilly powder – 1tsp
  9. Garam Masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  10. Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  11. salt
  12. oil
  13. Coriander leaves – To garnish

Paneer-mattar bhurji

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in  a non- stick pan.add chopped onions,ginger, garlic  and saute till onions are golden brown .
  2. Reduce the heat to medium and add chopped tomatoes.once it is soft,add turmeric powder,chilly powder,coriander powder, garam masala and stir well.
  3. Add crumbled cheese, boiled green peas,salt to it and stir to combine.
  4. cook until paneer changes color to golden yellow by stirring frequently and breaking apart paneer into small pieces using the spatula for about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from fire.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves.
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Jan 102017

I wish all my readers a wonderful year ahead and to start  the new year off with a Kerala style spicy mutton roast which goes well with rice or Roti.

Mutton Roast (2)Mutton Roast

Ingredients

  1. Mutton(cut into medium pieces) – 1/2 kg
  2. Ginger  paste – 2 tbsp
  3. Garlic paste – 2  tbsp
  4. Onion(finely chopped) – 2
  5. Shallots(crushed) – 6
  6. Tomato – 1
  7. Meat Masala Powder – 2 tbsp
  8. kashmiri Red chilly Powder – 1 tbsp
  9. Turmeric powder – 1tsp
  10. Cloves – 3
  11. Cinnamon stick – 1” piece
  12. cardamom pods – 2
  13. Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  14. Salt
  15. Curry leaves
  16. Coconut Oil

Preparation

  1. In a pressure cooker add mutton pieces,1/4 cup of water,1 tbsp ginger,1 tbsp  garlic paste,turmeric powder,shallots and salt. Pressure cook on medium flame for 15 minutes or till mutton is soft.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.Add clove,cinnamon stick,cardamom, and let it splutter.Add finely chopped onions and saute well.once it turns light brown, add tomato,1 tbsp ginger,1 tbsp garlic paste, to it and fry.
  3. Add cooked mutton pieces along with stock to it.Add red chilly powder,pepper powder,Meat masala powder to it and stir well.
  4. Add salt and stir well and roast on high flame till it is dry and dark brown in color.
  5. Finally add curry leaves and mix well.
  6. Spicy mutton roast is ready to serve with Rice or Roti
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