Showing posts with label SORAKAYA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SORAKAYA. Show all posts

Sunday, September 15, 2019

MUKKALA PULUSU...

MUKKALA PULUSU....

A traditional Andhra variety stew made wilh many vegetables, usually done in marriage functions and Ashrams..usually in traditional brahmin families it's done..

Materials..




  • Bottle gourd/anapa Kaya .. chopped cubes
  • Sweet potato/chilakada dumpa cubes
  • Drumstick/mulakkada..pieces
  • Bhendi/ bendakaya.. chopped long pieces
  • Green chillies..4 to 5 no.s..make slits
  • Corriander leaves.. chopped
  • Curry leaves...chopped
  • Jaggery...2 to 3 tbsp
  • Salt..to taste
  • Rice flour..2 tbsp
  • Tamarind..1 big lemon size .. squeeze thick tamarind juice with 2 glasses of water



For seasoning..


  • Oil..3 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds..1 tsp
  • Methi seeds..1/4 tsp
  • Asafoetida..a pinch
  • Red chillies..3 no.s..make slits
  • Turmeric powder..1/4 tsp



  • Here you go..for video..





Method...

  • Place a pan on the stove add  4 glasses of water,and add bottle gourd cubes and sweet potato cubes and boil for 5 minutes in medium flame.
  • After 5 minutes add,bhendi,and drumstick pieces along with green chilli slits..and let it boil..for another 10 min .
  • Add prepared thick tamarind juice and add to the veggies,and boil,(prepare juice by  fully squeezing with 2 glasses water)..
  • Meanwhile make tadka with oil,and Mustard and methi seeds along with asafoetida and  red chilli slits..in  a pan..keep aside.
  •  By now the vegetable cubes are cooked and become tender,so add prepared tadka..and also add jaggery,corriander and curry leaves chop..let it boil..add salt.
  • Lastly add 1 to  1 and 1/2 tbsp rice flour in half cup water,mix well,and add to the boiling stew..let it boil for 3 more minutes..
  • Lastly add handful chopped coriander leaves and switch off the stove..
     



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..

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..


Sunday, August 11, 2019

ANAPAKAYA PAPPU...BOTTLEGOURD DAAL..SORAKAYA DAAL

ANAPAKAYA /SORAKAYA PAPPU..LAUKI KA DAAL

Bottle gourd..sora kaya is a very common vegetable soft dish which we use often in our kitchens.An easy and well to match with rice and rotis,this daal will be fine with kids too.
Materials..
Tur daal.. kandi Pappu  ..1cup
Sorakaya.. Anapakaya..chopped into cubes..2 cups
Green chillies 4 to 5..made in to pieces
Tamarind paste 1 spoon...a must to add
Salt..to taste
For Tadka..
Oil 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds..1 tsp
Methi seeds..1/4 tsp
Urad daal seeds..1 tsp
Red mirch 2,cut in to pieces
Haldi..1/4 tsp
Hing.. a pinch
Or
Garlic chop 1tsp finely cut
Curry leaves chop ..
Procedure..
1.Tur daal is to be preroasted(optional) and washed well.
2.Pressure cook turdaal  along with bottle gourd..sora kaya cubes and green mirchi slits,in 1:2 water ratio ,for 2 whistles..switch off the stove before 3 rd whistle starts.Set aside for  more than 45 minutes.Let it cool.
3.Place a Kadai on stove,add oil and heat it,then add mustard seeds,methi seeds,and red mirchi pieces,let them splutter.
4.Now add hing or garlic chop and mix well,add Curry leaves chop too.
5.Meanwhile,before starting Tadka,remove cooked daal from cooker and mash well. Keep it aside.
6.Add còoked daal to the Tadka,and add 2 ounces of water ,(adjust water)..along with tamarind paste,mix well,let it boil for 5 to 10 minutes in low flame.
7.Mix well and place the lid,and switch off the flame.
8.Serve with rotis or rice