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ALOO CAPSICUM MASALA CURRY..ALOO SUBJI

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ALOO CAPSICUM MASALA
Aloo with  capsicum makes a good combination,and is a north indian dish copes well with naans and chhapathis,and rice etc.
Aloo-2 nos-peeled and chopped in to piecesCapsicum-4 nos chopped into  piecesJalapenos-3 nos Red-1,orange-1 no.,green-1no.for extra spicynessTomato-1no.pureedOnion-1nosGinger garlic paste-1 tspchilli powder-1 tspCorriander powder-2tspJeera powder 1/2 tspMasala powder1/4 tspSaltOil 3 tbsp
Seasoning:

Mustard seeds-1/2 tspJeeraseeds-1/2 tsp
Method:

Heat oil(2tbsp) in a pan,and after it is heated add mustard seeds and jeera,and let them splutter.Then add chopped onion and fry till they are transculent.Now add capsicum and jalapenos and cook in medium temperature till they are 70% cooked,take off and keep them aside.Then again in the same pan add the left over 1 tbsp oil and add chopped aloo and cook covered till they are halfcooked,then add tomato paste and cook for another 5 minutes.Now add the fried capsicum and jalapenos and mix well.Lastly add c…

BLACK EYED PEAS CURRY... SUBZI

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BLACK EYED PEAS SUBZI The black eyed pea,is a subspecies of the cowpea,grown around the world.This small bean has a black circular "eye" at its inner curve.Serve this tasty and healthy dish with steaming hot cooked rice and rotis. Ingredients: Dried black peas-2 cups Onion finely chopped -1cup Oil-2 to 3 tbsp Green chillies-2 to 3 minced Chopped tomatoes/puree-1 cup Ginger garlic paste-1 tbsp Garammasala powder-1 tsp Turmeric powder-1/4 th tsp Jeera powder-ground-1/2 tsp Dhania powder-1 tsp  Chilli powder-1to 2 tsp  SaltCurds-1/2 cup Cilantro-2 tbsp Method: Soak black eyed peas for 6 hours. Pressure cook the soaked black eyed peas with 2 cups of water for 2 whistles and let it cool. Heat oil in a pan,and after it is heated,add chopped onion, and fry  in low heat until transculent. Then add green chillies,ginger garlic paste ,saute well. Then add dhania,jeera ,masala powders fry for 1 minute. Next add tomato puree/pieces and cook until  mushy,and now add cooked black peas al…

INDUS LADIES E BOOK -DIWALI SWEETS

"IndusLadies has compiled an eBook for this Diwali consisting of "100 Yummy Sweets & Desserts recipes", contributed by various Food Bloggers! Go ahead and download it @ http://www.indusladies.com/100diwalisweet.

Iam Happy that one of my recipes Ravva Laddu ,has been featured in this ebook.
Feel free to share it with your family & friends.
Have a wonderful Diwali!!"

HOME TIPS

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HOME TIPS




To make crispy puris ,add 1 spoon of karachi ravva(upma ravva) per 100 gms of wheat flour.While mixing flour for chappathis,add a little cool milk to the flour.The rotis will be soft.Before cooking cauliflower,place the chopped pieces in boiled salt water,to remove smaller pests if any.Store candles in fridge ,so that the candles will lasts for a longer time.Cover the bookshelves with newspapers.every month while cleaning they will be very easy to remove off the old news papers or else the cleaning will be hectic.For crispy dosas,soak 1 cup urad dal,3 cups of rice,2 spoons methi seeds & 1 spoon tur daal.While cleaning the fridge,wipe off with water to which vinegar and salt are added.The fridge will be germ free.When scars are caused by pen on clothes remove with a cotton wool dipped in spirit.While changing the water (cleaning) in the acquarium pour the water to the plants in your house.While wet clothing the rooms add 2 to 3 tsp of kerosene oil to the water.And while w…