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GHEE MAKING..FROM BUTTER

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Ghee making from butter..
From cost co



Ghee if it is made in home from butter,it tastes good ..smells fresh.
Get the butter pkts and open them and boil in a wide pan in a low flame..
Add tsp fenugreek seeds for fresh smell...And after preparing the chee filter the thee.

 Keep stirring in regularly for every 2 to 3 minutes.
Filter in to a new Bottle after its cool.
Keep  even on kitchen counter top.. or inside cabinet..Stays fresh till 6 months
Here you go for...Video





MAMIDI KAYA PAPPU/MANGO DAL..IP WAY

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Mamidi kaya pappu/Mango dal..In IP.. In my way..


Mango dal is a delicious tangy tasty dal which each and every one opts in warm rice with  a dallop of ghee..In IP it's too easy to cook,neatly done..Unlike pressure cooker..we will do it here now..
Materials..


Tur dal... 3/4 cupRaw mango cubes...1 cup.. check the tangyness of mangoGreen chillies..5 to 6Salt..To taste For seasoning..

Oil..3 to 4 tbspMustard seeds..1 tspJeera..1 tspMethi seeds..1/4 th tspRed chillies..5 to 6..Make slits.Garlic flakes..5 to 6..Finely chopped(optional)Curry leaves chop.1 tbspTurmeric powder..1/4 tsp Here you go for..Video...



https://youtu.be/Isj-VpU0Ltk Method... Place washed tur dal along with mango cubes and green chilli slits in Instapot Insertor and add 2 cups water.
Set the instapot to 11 minutes manually,turning the vent to sealing position.


After cooking and beeping is done,leave for a while,so that the dal is steam cooked well. 
 Meanwhile prepare seasoning on stove top.Place a pan on stove,add 3 to 4…

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

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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 manu…

SPINACH DAL..PALAKURA PAPPU

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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.sTurmeric..1/2 tsp Tamarind paste...3 to 4 tbsp Salt..To taste Here you go..For video..

https://youtu.be/7gJYoLt-K4Y


For Seasoning..
 Ghee/Oil..2 tbspRed chillies..3 to 4 no.s.. Make slits  Mustard..1 tspFenugreek/methi seeds..1/4 tdpGarlic 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..

MUKKALA PULUSU...

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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 cubesSweet potato/chilakada dumpa cubesDrumstick/mulakkada..piecesBhendi/ bendakaya.. chopped long piecesGreen chillies..4 to 5 no.s..make slitsCorriander leaves.. choppedCurry leaves...choppedJaggery...2 to 3 tbspSalt..to tasteRice flour..2 tbspTamarind..1 big lemon size .. squeeze thick tamarind juice with 2 glasses of water


For seasoning..
Oil..3 tbspMustard seeds..1 tspMethi seeds..1/4 tspAsafoetida..a pinchRed chillies..3 no.s..make slitsTurmeric powder..1/4 tspfor 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 5 min .Add prepared thick tamar…

POTATO ONION SPICY CURRY ..IP

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ALOO ULLI KARAM CURRY ... INSTAPOT WAY..

Materials..
https://youtu.be/qKCCTtLoaLY
Aloo/potatoes...8 no.s Cooked..peeled and mashed.. Onions..1 big..choppedRed chillies 6 to 8 no.s...or..red chilli  powder 2 tbsp..Jeera 1 tspTamarind 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 tasteOil..3 to 4 tbsp Seasoning..
Urad dalMustard 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..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…

VEGETARIAN BURRITO BOWL...

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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 are…

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

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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 tbspRed onion - 1 medium sized chopped finely.Jeera powder-1/2 tspGinger garlic paste -1/2 tspDhania powder-1/2 tspChilli powder 1/2 tspSaltMasala 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 goesThen 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 yo…

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

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BURRITO BOWL..contd...2..

SOUR CREAMINGREDIENTS: 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..

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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 t…

TOMATO SALSA..GUACAMOLE...BURRITO BOWL

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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-f…