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ALOO GOBI MASALA...INSTAPOT

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ALOO GOBI MASALA..CURRY..INSTAPOT
Aloo Gobi is a Indian dish from the Indian Subcontinent famous in Indian,Pakisthani,and Nepal and Bangladeshi cuisines... its yellow in colour as we use turmeric..with classic touch of cauliflower and potatoes..A comforting dish that's ready in half an hour. Video is here...

Video link here....
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Materials.. Aloo..4 medium..peeled and cut into cubesCauliflower 1 medium sized..cut into small floretsOnion..1 medium slicesOil 2 tbspCashew..4 to 5Garlic ..2 podsTomato..2 large.. choppedTurmeric..1/4 tspDhania powder..1 tbspCumin powder..1/2 tspChilli powder..1 tspMasala powder 1/2 tspSalt..to taste accordingCilantro leaves ..A handful Method...

Take half quantity of onion and tomato..and grind it in to paste.Retain remaining half quantity for frying .Turn Instapot.. to saute mode..after its Hot..add jeera..cardmoms cloves spices along with tej patta and saute..After a half minute add onion chop and fry until transculent..Next ad…

VEGETABLE BIRYANI..IP

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VEGETABLE BIRYANI..INSTA POT WAY


Vegetable Biryani ..a one-pot vegetarian meal is made of pressure cooking rice and vegetables with onion and spices with in half an hour time..


Materials..

Rice grains..1 cupVegetables chopped in to small cubes..potatoesFrozen vegetables 1 cupOnion...1 big sliced  Green chillies..4 to 5 no.s Corriander leaves..one handful  Jeera..1tsp Cardmom..cloves.. a few each up to 10 no.sCinnamon..1 inch stick Ginger garlic paste..1 to 2 tspTurmeric powder..1/ 2 tsp Chilli powder..1 tspSalt..to taste Garam masala powder..1 and 1/4 tsp..depending on spice eating levels.Yoghurt..2 tbsp Lemon juice..1 tsp  Water.. 1 & 3/4 cup( same measuring cup for rice and water)
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 Method..6
Add oil 4 tbsp and 1 tbsp ghee.. to the Instapot pan..turn saute..wait till the display reads "Hot".Add  jeera..cardmoms..cloves and cinnamon spices to the ip pan and fry for half minute.Next add onion slices and saute  till transc…

ALOO GOBI MASALA

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ALOO GOBI MASALA..STOVE TOP
Aloo Gobi is a Indian dish from the Indian Subcontinent famous in Indian,Pakisthani,and Nepal and Bangladeshi cuisines... its yellow in colour as we use turmeric..with classic touch of cauliflower and potatoes..A comforting dish that's ready in half an hour. Video is here...
https://youtu.be/JuLyJj_aUMo


Materials..

Aloo..4 medium..peeled and cut into cubesCauliflower 1 medium sized..cut into small floretsOnion..1 medium slicesOil 2 tbspCashew..4 to 5Garlic ..2 podsTomato..2 large.. choppedTurmeric..1/4 tspDhania powder..1 tbspCumin powder..1/2 tspChilli powder..1 tspMasala powder 1/2 tspSalt..to taste accordingCilantro leaves ..A few
Method.. For onion paste..
Place a Kadai on the stove add oil..After heating ..add onion chop ,add Garlic pods,cashews and stir fry.. After 2 minutes add chopped tomatoes too and fry for 2 to 3 minutes..Take off into a plate..after it turns cool,add half cup  of water and grind it in to a paste.

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CABBAGE BATANI CURRY

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CABBAGE BATANI  CURRY
Materials... Cabbage..chopped in to small pieces..2 cups Onion chop 1 cup Tomato chopped in to small pieces ..1 cup Batani..1 cup Oil..2 to 3 tbsp Red mirchi powder..2 tsp Dhania powder..2 tsp Jeera powder..1 tsp Masala powder..1/2 tsp Or Pavbhaji Masala Ginger garlic paste half tsp..optional  Salt Method...1.Place a pan on the stove,add oil to it. 2.Add ginger garlic,and after frying for 2to3 minutes,add onion chop and fry ,till transculent.  3.Add tomato chop and fry until it turns mushy. 4.Next add batani and cabbage and stir well. 5.After 2 mins add all the powders ,except salt.
6.Mix well.Add half cup of water ,mix and let it cook in low flame.place the lid.
7.Lastly add Salt,mix..Switch off after its done.
8.Serve hot.

MATAR PANEER CURRY

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MATAR PANEER MASALA CURRYMATERIALS.. 
Paneer 250 gms chopped in to pieces Tomato 4 big size chopped Onion 1 large chopped in to small pieces Green batani/mattar 1 cup Garlic ginger paste 1 Tsp to 1 and 1/2 Tsp
Powder these..in brackets
(1.Bay leaf 1 leaf made into pieces 1tsp fennel seeds 2.Dhania/coriander seeds 1 tbsp  3.Masala powder half tsp 4.Jeera seeds 1 tsp) Chilli powder 1tsp or individual spicy Ness Salt Butter 2 to 3 Tsp or even lesser Method... 1.Place a pan on the stove and add butter to it..after the butter is heated add onion chop and mix well until transculent. 2.Add tomato chop now and mix well. 3.Then add the ginger garlic paste. 4.Next add matar /batani to it.Mix the mixture well. 5.Meanwhile keep ready the masala powder,and add to the mixture,and chilli powder and salt and garam masala powders..one by one. 6.Mix thoroughly the curry,keeping the flame in low.Fry and let it cook until 5 min.  7.Now add the chopped paneer pieces and cook by keeping the lid for 5 to 8…

VADALA PULUSU..DUMPLINGS SAMBAR

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VADA PULUSU..
VADA PULUSU.. stew ia a delicacy from the Ongole and Nellore regions in Andhra Pradesh. A variation from routine Sambhar,rasam and kadi.

Ingredients:

Chana dal - 1/2 cupOnion -1(Handful of chopped onions for vadas and rest for gravy)Tomatoes-2Green chillies-5Ginger-Garlic paste- 1/2 spoonGarlic cloves-3-5Ginger-1 inch pieceAsafoetida-1 pinchTurmeric- 1 pinchSalt- To tasteTamarind- Small lemon sizeOilGaram Masala powder-1/4 tspRed chilli powder- 1 tspnCurry leaves Coriander leavesBay leaf-1Sugar - 1/2 tspn Cinnamon stick- small piece
For Seasoning:
Urad dalRed chilliesJeeraMustard seeds  Procedure - Vadas:
Soak the chana dal for 3 hours in water.When the dal is soaked, drain the water and grind the dal along with chillies, garlic and ginger.Add some onion pieces(a handful), chopped coriander leaves and salt to the above ground mixture.Make small patties from the above mixture and deep fry them in oil.

Procedure - Pulusu/Gravy:
Place a pan on medium heat and add oil to it. Whe…

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…

BRUSSELS SPROUTS CURRY

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BRUSSELS SPROUTS CURRY

Ingredients required:


Brussels sprouts- 1 pound or 1/2 kg Oil -4 tbspMustard seeds-half tspHaldhi powder-1/4 tspOnion finely chopped -1 cupGinger garlic paste -1 tspTomatoes-pureed-1 cupCorriander/dhania powder-2 tbspJeera powder-half tspGaram Masala powder-half tspChilli powder-1 to 1 and 1/2 tspAmchur powder-1/2 tspCurry leavesSalt - to taste
Method:
Chop the brussel sprouts into 2 halves after washing well.Place a pan on the stove and put some oil in to it.After the oil is hot add mustard seeds and let them splutter.Add  turmeric powder,and curry leaves,mix them.Add finely chopped onion pieces and after frying for a little while until transculent,next add ginger garlic paste, and fry until the raw smell disappear.Add pureed tomato paste,cook/fry until cooked.Next add corriander/dhania,jeera powder, chilli powder, Masala powder and amchur one by one and stir well.Now add chopped brussel sprouts and mix gently. Cover and cook until soft but not over cooked,by mi…

SHAAM SAVERA CURRY/ SPINACH PANEER CURRY

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Shaam Savera means Evening and Morning. This is made with Spinach and grated Paneer. This is one of my favorite dishes as it is very tasty and nutritious.


Ingredients:
Spinach - 2 bunchesGrated Paneer - 1 Cup koTomato Puree - 2 CupsCream - 1/2 CupGinger-Garlic Paste - 2 TbspnsGaram Masala - 1 TbspnsSalt - To TasteGreen Chillies - 2 (To your spice level)Cloves - 3 Cardamom - 2Onion - 1 Medium(pureed)Corn Flour - 2 TbspnsCoriander powder - 1 TbspnOilSugar or Honey - 1 Tbspn
Method:
In the preparation you have to make the gravy and spinach koftas stuffed with Paneer and then you have to integrate them at last.

For Koftas:
Clean the spinach first. Take a pan and boil some water in it. Put the spinach in boiling water for 3 mins and immediately transfer them into the cold water.After 5 mins take extra water from spinach by squeezing it and chop the spinach. Now add some oil into a pan and add 1 tb spn of ginger garlic paste, chopped chillies, coriander powder, chopped spinach,salt and cook it…