Showing posts with label WITH ONION. Show all posts
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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..


Friday, September 13, 2019

VEGETARIAN BURRITO BOWL...

BURRITO BOWL ..contd..
My METHOD...
Recipe follows ...
  • First prepare the black beans recipe, next corn salsa, tomato salsa, next red hot salsa and sauted vegetables.
  • Now prepare the sour cream,then chop the lettuce and keep aside. 
  • Next prepare guacamole and store in fridge,i keep the seed in the middle of the dish  and cover it with guacamole as it oxides very quickly,and cover it.
  • Lastly prepare cilantro rice.
  • All the proceedures are in the previous posts.here..
  • Now assemble all these one after another in a bowl ,firstly cilantro rice..
  • Spread 4 tablespoonfuls of it in the dish.
  • Next place 2 tablespoons fullof black beans on the rice..
  • now 2 tbsps of Sauted vegetables..
  • Next 2 tbsps of guacamole....
  • next 2 tbsps tomato salsa ..
  • 2 tbsps corn salsa 
  • and half to 1 tbsp hot salsa hot-salsa.....as it will be very spicy and hot and.. 
  • Sour cream 2tbsps... I omitted cheese in my dish..start eating...

and lastly,I  place chopped  cabbage and mixed...all were good,but I couldn't get lettuce in my area,hence a bit difference ..of course no comparison..but I could cook some item related to the taste, to satisfy the craving..of Mexican cuisine


BLACK BEANS.. CILANTRO RICE.. BURRITO BOWL..CONTD

BURRITO BOWL..contd..3..

BLACK BEANS

Black beans is a healthy dish,and also a healthy snack depending on the ingredients we use.It is so simple to prepare.The next  second item i prepared for the burrito bowl was black beans, i made it a little spicy meeting the spicy levels of our taste.
  • Black beans-1cup
Soak black beans in water for 7 to 8 hrs
then cook the soaked beans in a slow cooker until soft..
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Red onion - 1 medium sized chopped finely.
  • Jeera powder-1/2 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste -1/2 tsp
  • Dhania powder-1/2 tsp
  • Chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • Salt
  • Masala powder-1/4 tsp

METHOD:
  • Place a sauce pan on the stove and add oil to it.
  • Let it heat, then add chopped onion to it,fry till it is transculent.
  • Then add ginger garlic paste ,fry for 2 mins till raw smell goes
  • Then add the boiled beans along with a little of boiled water,stir well.
  • Now add dhania,jeera ,chilli and masala powders and stir well.
  • Let it simmer for a while,lastly add salt  and cook for another 10 mins and switch off the stove.
  • If you want let it cook with more water,make it in a bit of more liquidify consistancy.
  • It is another combo which i used in burrito bowl.
  • Next follows sauted vegetables and the next corn salsa and then guacamole recipes for burrito bowl continuation..

CILANTRO RICE
Cilantro rice, matches well and is a ideal combo  with mexican food ,also is a filler in burritos,and burrito bowls.My encounter with this recipe was at Chipotle. For its delicious flavour and taste i am hooked on this.And it makes a good side dish for mexican with its fragrance ..i tried it in my own way,after searching  for the recipe,and could successfully prepare the burrito bowl recipe on one fine day evening for dinner.So here i shared the cilantro rice recipe done in my kitchen in my way ,which is  main important in burrito bowl recipe..

Indredients:
Cooked rice -1 cup
Butter-1 tsp
Chopped cilantro -2 tbsp
Lime juice-1/2 to 1 tbsp
Method:

  • Place a pan on the stove.
  • Saute cooked rice on low heat,in a tbsp butter,then add chopped cilantro and lime juice.
  • Mix well.Fluff cooked rice with a fork and keep covered.
  • Serve it in with other mexican cuisine  as burrito bowl or with tortillas as burritos.


SOUR CREAM..SAUTEED VEG..BURRITO BOWL..CONTD.

BURRITO BOWL..contd...2..



SOUR CREAM

INGREDIENTS:
  • Thick cream(malai)-1 cup
  • Curds-1/4 cup
  • Lemonjuice 1 tsp
METHOD:
Mix all the three and chill for 24 hours till thick in a freezer. 
If lime juice is not available handy then keep the cream and yoghurt mixture on the counter top overnight,then next day freeze it for 1 full day.
Stays fresh for a week in freezer and it can be used for recipes.
This is the dish we use for burrito bowl.


FAJITA SAUTEED VEGETABLES:
Green Capsicum-1 no
Onion-1 no
Oregano-1/4 tsp
Slice the green capsicum and onions lengthwise.
Saute them in a tsp of oil for a few minutes in a low temperature until bright and  a bit crisp.
The third item i used for burrito bowl is sauted fajitha vegetables,which are a bit crispy and goes well with the burrito bowl recipe.



HOT SALSA..CORN SALSA..BURRITO BOWL..CONTINUED..

BURRITO BOWL
Continuation...1..
RED HOT SALSA
INGREDIENTS:
  • Red chillies 10 nos
  • Sesame seeds(roasted)1 tsp
  • Lemon juice 2tsp 
  • Clove 1 no
  • Garlic pod 1 no
  • Oregano 1 tsp
METHOD:
  • Blend all the materials in a low speed till it turns in to a paste,i added  a few tsp of water.
  • Lastly add 1/2 tsp of olive oil.
  • Add more lemon juice if u require.
  • Chill it for 2 hours.
Hot salsa can be used for mexican bowls for extra spicyness,use it in smaller quantities,as it will be very spicy.I make this for burrito bowl can be freezed it for a week.


CORN SALSA
Corn salsa,is a combo we use for burrito bowl.This one can also be prepared and made yummy by adding finely chopped tomatoes ,giving it a tangy touch.However we can make it mild or spicy .
Corn-1 cup canned /boiled ones
Onions -1/4 th cup finely chopped
Onions in  raw form/sauted  onions
Capsicum-1/4 th cup finely chopped
Or Jalapeno -1 to 2 tsp chopped
Cilantro-2 tbsp finely chopped
Lime juice 1 to 1 and half tbsp
adjust according to your taste
Salt to taste
METHOD:
My corn salsa picture..
Combine all the materials in a bowl,and refrigerate it for 2 hrs,remove an hour before serving..


TOMATO SALSA..GUACAMOLE...BURRITO BOWL

VEGETABLES  BURRITO BOWL
Mexican cuisine..veggie burrito bowl,a healthy ..all in one dish is a tasty meal which we crave for..includes Tomato Salsa,Hot Salsa, Guacamole ,sour cream,cheese,corn salsa,black beans,sauteed vegetables,and finally cilantro rice..
TOMATO SALSA

1..Tomato Salsa is the easiest dish which can be prepared in a matter of minutes time,it can also be served as a  a popular reappetizer.
2..It is a recipe among get togethers and can also be served along with tortilla chips,or papads,bread sticks while watching TV in the evenings.
 3..Have a short look at this recipe which is made and served with burrito bowl.p
4..while preparing at home for more hot and spicy version of tomato salsa add more jalapenos or extra chiilies.
5..This can be mixed with a  spoon or otherwise,for a smooth texture pulse them for a few seconds in a blender.
INGREDIENTS:
  • Red tomatoes 3 nos-finely diced into small pieces
  • 1/2 Onion-finely chopped
  • 2pods Garlic -finely minced
  • 2 to 3 green chillies-finely chopped
  • 2Tbsp Fresh Cilantro chopped
  • 1tsp-Ground cumin powder
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp-Lime juice 

METHOD:
  • Finely dice all the ingredients and mix well.For smooth texture pulse for a few seconds in a blender.
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

GUACAMOLE

Guacamole, is a dip made from avocados,it is a mexican dish from Mexico.To prepare a perfect  dish of guacamole  ,ripe avocados are required,which can be tested and examined by gently pressing avocado a little outside the avocado.Guacamole is a healthy appetizer or snack.
  • 2Ripe Avocados- scooped leaving  the skin
  • Tomato-1 large-chopped into small pieces
  • Onion -1/2 cup finely chopped
  • Jalapeos-1 deseeded and finely chopped
  • Cilantro-2 tbsps finely chopped
  • Lime juice-2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
METHOD:
  • Combine all materials to gether and mash together until smooth.Finally add lime juice and salt.
  • For extra spicy ness leave in the jalapenos seeds.
  • Cover well and chill in the refrigerator.
  • Avocados when deseeded turn brown /decolourised  very quickly,so i placed the seed in the centre of the guacamole mixture and covered it and refrigerate it.It doesnot stay colourful for long time.
  • Even though if it is decolourised then slowly take off the above layer while using it
  • Even we can serve this with tortilla chips.
  • This one is another combo of burrito bowl..

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

ONION CHUTNEY..ULLI KARAM

ULLI KARAM PACHHADI...

Onion chutney ..as known by name of Ulli karam pachhadi.. in telugu,suits well with idli,dosas..Today I am posting about this simple chutney,which can be done in 20 mins of time..

Materials..

Onion..1 big..Chopped in to medium pieces
Coriander/Dhania powder ..1 tbsp
Jeera powder..1 tsp
Red chilli powder..1 tsp
Or according to your levels
Tamarind..Or tamarind paste..2 to 3 tbsp
Salt..To taste

Method..


  • Place onion chop in to the small mixie jar..
  •  Add coriander, jeera,chilli powders,and salt too..

  • Lastly add tamarind or tamarind paste..add hanful water and grind in to a chutney.
  • This is a short cut method.. actually we should use dhania, jeera seeds and red chillies and grind them instead of powders..

  •  Store in a container,in refrigerator..It will stay up to 2 to 3 days.serve..

Thursday, September 5, 2019

ONION..ULLI PAKODIS

ONION PAKODIS..ULLI PAKODIS
An evening snack which is famous.. especially on rainy evenings with Garam chai in India.

ONION PAKODI


Materials:

Besan powder-1 cup
Rice flour-1/4 th cup
Thin Sliced onion pieces-1 cup
Ginger sliced thinly -1" piece
Green chilli sliced -3 nos
Eating soda a pinch
Salt
Chilli powder 1 tsp
Curry leaves a few chopped
Haldhi a pinch
Jeera 1/4th tsp

Method:


  • In  a bowl mix besan powder,rice flour,chilli powder,salt,jeera,haldhi,crushed curry leaves and ,green chilli  and ginger slits ,eating soda and chopped onion slices well.
  • Mix them very nicely,so  that the water in the onion pieces,the moisture in it will be absorbed by the flour.
  • If required add a few ounces of water.But it  needs very less water for onion pakodi when compared to other pakodis.
  • Place a kadai with oil for deep frying in medium heat ,after oil is heated, put the besan onion mixture in small quantites with your right hand, and place in the oil ,breaking them in to small lumps. 
  • Fry them evenly in med heat till they are brown,and remove them from fire after they are fried.


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..


Monday, August 26, 2019

GONGURA PAPPU..RED SORREL LEAVES DAL

GONGURA PAPPU..


GONGURA PAPPU.. this is the second variety,a small variation from 1st variety..the sharp tangy touch of this daal makes it very tasty..it can blend well with steamed rice and rotis.

Materials required..


Tur dal.. 1 cup
Gongura ..2 cups
Cleaned,plucked and washed well.and chopped

Onion..1 medium...Finely chopped
Tomatoes..1 no.chopped

Green chillies..6 no.s
Garlic..6 flakes..finely chopped
Tamarind paste 1 to 1 and 1/2 tbsp

Chilli powder..1 to 1 and 1/2 tsp
I used only 1 tsp

Turmeric powder..1/2 tsp
Salt..to taste

Materials for Tadka..

Oil..1 to 1 and 1/2 tbsp
Mustard seeds..1 tsp
Methi seeds..2 pinches
Red mirchi..2 no.s
Made into slits
Jeera..1/2 tsp optional

Method..

1..Place a pan on the stove and add oil to it..Next add mustard and methi seeds,along with red chilli slits.
2.After they splutter ,add Garlic flakes and fry well until the raw smell goes.
3.Now add onion chop and green chilli slits and fry until onion turns transculent.
4.Then add tomatoe chop, and fry until they turn mushy.
5.Now add Gongura leaves chop,and fry well,placing the lid..it should turn soft and mushy. No doubt it takes more than 15 minutes..in low flame.
6.Meanwhile pressure cook..or instacook washed Tur dal with 1 :2 and 1/4 water..I use 2 and 1/2 water in instapot. Mash well after removing it out.
7.After gongura mixture is cooked well,add cooked Tur dal,and mix well.
8.Now add turmeric powder,chilli powder,and salt..and cook.

9.Add 1 to 1 and 1/2 tbsp tamarind paste,if the tangy sourness is not sufficient..if gongura leaves are too tangy then no need to add..tamarind paste.
10.Check the taste and then add tamarind paste..cook for 5 more minutes in low flame,switch it off and cover with a lid..
11.Serve with steamed rice and rotis.

Sunday, August 18, 2019

CHOLE MASALA

CHOLE MASALA


Chole/Sindhi Channa masala, is a north indian recipe suitable with chapathis/rotis and also steamed  rice is very famous among indians.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Chole(soaked for above 6 hours and boiled)-1 cup
         Mash the boiled chana a little bit with a mash spadle. 
  • Chana boiled water,stored and kept aside
  • Onion slices-3/4 cup
  • Tomato 1 large..chopped and grinder into a paste
  • Tej Patta..1 made into 3 pieces   
  • Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
  • Dhania powder 1tbsp,jeera powder half teaspoon
  • Chole masala or garam masala -1 tsp
  • Cloves 2 nos
  • Dalchini 1/2 inch
  • Oil 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Chilli powder 1/2 tsp..adjust to your choice.
  • Salt to taste

METHOD
  • Place a kadai on the stove,and add oil to it.

  • Once the oil is hot, add cloves, dalchini, chopped onion slices and fry till onions turn translucent.

  • Add ginger garlic paste and after frying it for a minute,add  tomato paste and fry until the raw smell goes.

  • Add chole masala powder, chilli powder and fry for 1 minute.

  • Lastly add boiled channa/chole and chana boiled water too, salt and let it cook until done.

  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with rotis/rice.