Showing posts with label INSTAPOT RECIPES. Show all posts
Showing posts with label INSTAPOT RECIPES. Show all posts

Friday, September 20, 2019

GONGURA PAPPU...RED SORREL LEAVES DAL... INSTAPOT WAY

GONGURA PAPPU..

Gongura pappu this is 3 rd variety directly done all at a time in one swing..very easy for bachelor's too..
Materials..


Gongura washed and chopped.. 4 cups
Tur dal..1 cup..250 ml
Salt..to taste
Tadka materials..
Oil..3 to 4 tbsps
Mustard Seeds..1 tsp
Jeera seeds..1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds..1/4 tsp
Red chillies..4 to 5..make slits
Green chillies..5 to 6 no.s..make slits



Method..
  • This dal is made in IP.Turn Saute mode..
  • Add oil to the IP insert,after its   ON..and the  oil is heated,add the tadka Mustard, Fenugreek,jeera seeds,red chilli slits,and after they crackle add green chilli slits,and curry leaves chop.. 
  • Next add garlic flakes and fry until the raw smell is off and nice aroma is released..
  • Add chopped red sorrel leaves,gongura chop and mix well..add 1/2  cup of water.
  • After 5 minutes,add 2  cups of water and  add washed tur dal and mix it..if it requires a bit more water add 1/4 to 1/2 cup extra water..
  • Totally 1/2 + 2+1/2 is  3 cups of water..
  • Now set cook..in manual mode in high pressure for 12 minutes..turning vent in sealing position..
  • After beeping...cooking  done, leave it for 15 mins and release the pressure .
  • Mix salt and mash well..if it requires a bit more cooking, saute for another 1 to 2 minutes..and switch off..
Here you go for..video

  • When warm transfer to another bowl

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

SPINACH DAL..PALAKURA PAPPU

SPINACH DAL..PALAKURA PAPPU

Materials...
  • Tur dal..1 cup..250 ml
  • Spinach..Washed n chopped..3 to 4 cups..More is better.
  • Tomatoes..4 no.s..Chopped
  •  Onion..1 medium ..Chopped finely
  •  Green chillies.. 2 no.s
  • Turmeric..1/2 tsp 
  • Tamarind paste...3 to 4 tbsp 
  • Salt..To taste
Here you go..For video..


For Seasoning..
  •  Ghee/Oil..2 tbsp
  • Red chillies..3 to 4 no.s.. Make slits 
  •  Mustard..1 tsp
  • Fenugreek/methi seeds..1/4 tdp
  • Garlic flakes..Finely chopped..2 tbsp
Method..

  • Place washed tur dal,chopped spinach,tomato chop and onion chop and green chilli slits,in the insertor of IP and add 2 and  1/2 cups of water...Mix well.

  •  Place the lid of IP and set Manual mode for 11 minutes, close the pressure release Vent..

  •  After it  beeps,and cooking done,leave as it is for 10 minutes..

Saturday, September 14, 2019

POTATO ONION CURRY

ALOO ULLI KARAM CURRY ... INSTAPOT WAY..



Materials..

  • Aloo/potatoes...8 no.s
Cooked..peeled and mashed..
  • Onions..1 big..chopped
  • Red chillies 6 to 8 no.s...or..red chilli  powder 2 tbsp..
  • Jeera 1 tsp
  • Tamarind paste..2 to 3 table spoons
(According to your taste,if more chillies or spice is used then increase tamarind paste from tea spoon to table spoon)
  • Salt..to taste
  • Oil..3 to 4 tbsp
Seasoning..

  • Urad dal
  • Mustard seeds
  •  Turmeric 1/4 tsp
  •  Curry leaves chop
Method..in my way..


  • Make a paste of onion ,with red chillies..add 1 handful water and grind it in to a paste.
  • Instapot method...Turn IP on Saute mode..when warm add 3 to 4 tbsp oil.
  • Add Urad dal ,Mustard,jeera  seeds..after they crackle,add onion chilli paste and fry it..beware of burning in IP if it's not thoroughly mixed well..
Here you go..for VIDEO..

  • Fry until the raw smell goes..it will take a few minutes   to fry..
  • Then add mashed/chopped boiled potato and saute well for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Lastly add tamarind paste and salt and scrape well in the bottom of the vessel..and stir fry..for a couple of minutes,and switch off.
  • Take off the IP pan..vessel from IP and keep it on table..transfer in to another bowl and serve..with rotis or warm rice..


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

SORA KAYA..ANAPA KAYA PAPPU..BOTTLE GOURD DAL..INSTAPOT

SORA KAYA PAPPU..LAUKI KA DAL


Sora kaya..Bottle gourd.. Lauki .. Anapa
kaya..Called with several names,is a soft vegetable which we can use in many ways..Dal with this vegetable makes a meal soft and non spicy for every one especially kids and elders.. Shall we try this once and revert back with comments..here comes sorakaya pappu in my way..
Here you go.. For video....


Materials..


Sora kaya ..Chopped pieces..2 to 3 cups
Tur dal.. kandi pappu..1 cup
Green chillies.. 6 no.s
Tomatoes..2 no.s
Tamarind..Big lime size
Salt..To taste

For seasoning..


Oil 2 tbsp to 3 tbsp maximum
Mustard seeds..1 tsp
Methi seeds..1/4 tsp
Here's 1/2 tsp
Red chillies 3 no.s..Made in to slits
Garlic flakes ..5 flakes.. Finely chopped
Curry leaves.2 twigs..Finely chopped
Turmeric powder..1/2 tsp

Method..

  • Place washed tur dal(it may also be pre roasted on the stove,and used)...in Instapot inner pot..
  • Add bottle gourd .. sora kaya chop,tomatoes chop,green chillies chop,tamarind directly or tamarind thick paste 3 to 4 table spoons.
  • And water ...Add 2 and 1/2 cups of water,to the Instapot inner pot..Switch ON ,and set manual mode  adjust to 11 minutes,and switch vent in to sealing position.
  • After the 11 minutes cooking is completed..Leave as it is for 10 minutes.
  • Then pressure release and open the IP,and mash the cooked dal along with veggies.
  • Meanwhile make Tadka..on stove top..with adding  oil to the pan.. After its heated add mustard,methi seeds,red chilli slits, jeera..After they crackle ,add garlic flakes and curry leaves chop.
  • Fry well until done..Keep it aside.
  • Next step is,add the tadka prepared to the mashed dal,in Instapot..Add salt and blend well..
  • Again Switch ON the Instapot,and manually set,for 3 minutes..Let it cook.
  • After 3 minutes cooking is done,leave it as it is ..for 20 minutes..
  • Open the IP leisurely after 20 minutes by pressure releasing,and mix well ..Transfer in to other bowl after its a bit cool..
  • If more water is left ,if you want to get desired consistency, Saute for a few minutes..But by adding the right amount of water,the problem of excess water  won't arise
  • Garnish with tadka made by mustard seeds and.jeera..

Friday, September 6, 2019

SENAGALU..GUGGILLU

SENAGAlU GUGGILLU..INSTAPOT
Materials..
Soaked Chana dal ..1 cup
Water ..3cups
Salt
Seasoning..
Oil..2 tbsp
Urad dal ..1tbsp
Mustard seeds..1 tsp
Jeera..1 tsp
Red chilli slits..Of 2 no.s
Green chillies..5 no.s..Made in to slits
Asafoetida..1 pinch
Curry leaves chop..Of 2 twigs
Method...
  • Place 1 cup of washed and soaked whole chana dal,in Insta pot separator,add 3 cups of water,1/2 andtsp salt,and  pressure cook for 11 minutes,switch in manual Mode,with pressure valve closed.

  • After done..Switch off it..But leave it as it is..For 10 minutes.




  • After 10 minutes pressure release and take the IP separator out.

  • Strain the excess water,and keep it aside.

  • Again  wash and thoroughly dap the  IP seperator with a tissue ,and place in IP.

  • And Switch to Saute mode manually,and add oil to it..After it is heated add the seasoning materials one by one,year dal,next the remaining,lastly curry leaves chop.


  • After the seasoning is done,add cooked whole chana dal,mix well..

  • Add required  table salt..Mix well ,switch off.
  • Take care take the separator out,or it may burn.
  • Transfer in to other vessel,when it is cool..
  • A bit care and speed should be taken while Sauteing the seasoning,or else burnt smell will be carrying with the food.
Here you go for..video....

Goes well as a bhog prasadam offer in puja,snack ,or with steamed rice..





Thursday, August 29, 2019

SAMBAR WITH VEGGYS

SAMBAR WITH VEGGYS

Veggie sambar makes a meal complete,and it's tasty with both steamed rice and idols in breakfast

Here you go..For video..

Materials..

Tur dal 1 cup
Vegetables..Bottle gourd ..small piece,peeled and chopped
Tomatoes..2 big chopped
Drumsticks...frozen..6 pieces
Bhendis..3 cut off the ends,and chop into 1 inch pieces
Peas..handful
Onion..1 medium ..chopped
Garlic..5 flakes..finely chopped
Ginger..1/2 inch piece ..finely chopped
Tamarind .. juice extracted from medium lemon sized with 3 to 4 cups of water
Turmeric..1/2 tsp
Dhania/coriander powder..2 tbsp.
Sambar powder..2 tbsp
Red chilli powder..1 tsp
Salt..to taste

For Seasoning..
Oil..3 tbsp
Mustard seeds..1tsp
Methi seeds..1/4 tsp
Jeera 1/4 tsp
Red chilli slits..of 3 no.s
Curry leaves..2 twigs..
Coriander leaves..chopped


Method..

1...Tur dal 1 cup is washed and  cooked with 2 cups of water in the INSTAPOT, in manual mode for 11 minutes.. after done,leave it for 10 minutes.
2...Now pressure release it..After opening it,mix it well.
3...Add chopped vegetables,along with onion chop, and INSTAPOT cook again for 7 minutes,manually.
4...After done,leave it for 10 more minutes,so the veggies will be steamed well and cooked..now pressure release,and take out from IP.
5...Cooking like this in 2 step procedure,is because..it cuts the cooking time,of boiling vegetables on stove top...it works for me.
6...Now stove top method...Place a pan on the stove ,add 2 to 3 tbsp oil,and add seasoning materials,mustard,jeera,methi seeds,red chilli slits and fry well for 2 minutes..
7...Add garlic chop to the seasoning,and fry well till the raw smell goes.

8...Add cooked Tur dal with veggies to the seasoning,mix well.
9...Add tamarind juice, and add corriander/Dhania powder,chilli powder,salt,and sambar powder,mix well and let it cook.

10...Check the consistency of the sambar,whether it's thick,dilute it with more water..

11...Add Curry leaves and corriander leaves,after boiling and cooking,in low flame, switch off the stove..
12..Serve with steamed rice and idlis..


Sometimes ..we can fry the onions and veggies seperately with oil in a pan,and use in sambar..


BEET ROOT CURRY

BEET ROOT CURRY..INSTAPOT WAY


Materials..


Beet root..250 gms..chopped pieces ..4 cups
Water.. 5 cups

Salt..to taste

For seasoning..


Oil..3 tablespoons
Urad dal..1 tbsp
Mustard seeds  ,jeera..each 1 tsp
Red chillies..4 no.s made into slits
Green chillie.6 no.s..slits
Curry leaves..washed and chopped
Turmeric..1/2 tsp
Hing..1 pinch

Method..



1.Place chopped Beet root pieces with water in INSTAPOT and use , pressure cook cooking mode,and  after adjusting by manual method,set  for 8 minutes. Seal it  with adjusting the position of the knob.

2.After cooking is done wait for 3 minutes,and pressure release the pressure completely.
3.Take out the cooked beetroot,and drain completely..wait for 10 minutes.

4.Place the Instapot vessel,and keep in Saute mode,add 3 tbsp oil,after heating add one by one Tadka materials starting from urad dal,mix well.
5.Add one by one,mustard,jeera,red chilli slits,mix well..cause it my burn.
6.Now Add Green chilli slits,curry leaves chop,hing,turmeric,and after mixing well, add drained beetroot chop,mix well...adjust salt..

7.Switch off the Instapot.Again mix well and wait for a minute,and take off from instapot.
8.Serve hot..blends well with steamed rice.
9..If you want both kids and elders to enjoy this one, minimize  chillies and spicy 

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

CARROT SENAGAPAPPU KURA..INSTAPOT METHOD

CARROT CHANADAL CURRY..INSTAPOT METHOD


Carrot chanadal..carrot senagapappu..a simple side dish in Andhra region,that too kin traditional families,is a simple delicacy,very healthy for elders and even kids friendly too..shall we give a try in INSTAPOT.

Materials..

Carrots..chopped in to cubes..250 gms
Senagapappu..Chanadal..1/2 cup..up to 125 gms
Salt to taste

For Tadka..


Mustard seeds..1 tsp

Jeera 1/2 tsp
Urad dal  more than.. 1 tbsp

Red chillies..2 no.s.. slits
Hing 2 pinches

Green chillies ..6 no.s..made into slits




Curry leaves..2 twigs..
chopped into small pieces so kids eat without throwing

Turmeric..1/2 tsp
Oil..2 to 3 tablespoons

Method..

1..Place carrot and chana dal in instapot,and add 6 to 7  cups water,and set ..Manual mode..for 6 to  7 minutes. Though the time is set for  6 or 7 minutes,it takes a few mins in On,to build sufficient pressure.
2.. So after completion,of the adjusted cooking time,i  switched it off,and left for 10 minutes.
3..After 10 mins,slowly released all the remaining pressure with a spoon.
4..Then took it out, and drained the excess water.
5..After 5 minutes, kept the instapot ,in saute  mode ,then added oil to it,then when the instapot turned on,and the oil got heated,added Tadka Materials  one by one,started from urad dal,then mustard,jeera,red mirchi slits, mixing well..next added  CURRY leaves green chilli slits,and finally cooked carrot and chanadal mixture..saute well,add table salt ,and switch off the instapot..Thoroughly mix well..
6..After 2 minutes keep the instapot vessel out..or else the curry will be burn due to excess heat in instapot..
7..Elders and kids eat it happily,due to the natural sweetness of carrot.
8..Adjust chillies according to your spice eating levels,serve with steamed rice..

Video...