Thursday, April 30, 2009

Tomato with green peas rice

It is a delicious rice. Much ingredients are not needed. you can prepare with normal household things. It will give a rich taste.Add Image

half cup basmati rice, half cup normal rice,1 big tomato, 1 onion, 2 pieces garlic, Small piece of ginger, quarter t spoon garam masala powder. 1 small green chilly or half spoon chilly powder (according to your taste), 1 spoon ghee, 1 spoon oil (or can use ghee only), cashew 15, green peas 50, mustard, jeera, turmeric, salt to taste, little sugar, 3 spoon grated coconut, half cup milk, coriander leaf for garnishing.

Cut onion, tomato in to small pieces. Grind coconut, ginger, garlic, green chilly with milk. put ghee in to cooker. Add cashew nuts and fry. add jeera mustered seeds. Add onion and fry little. Add rice and fry it little. Add tomato, green peas and fry little. Add grounded masala, garam masala powder, 1 & half cup of water, ( because u added half cup milk. water should be double the water) salt, sugar, pinch of turmeric powder and close the cooker. If u didn't put green chilly while grinding now u can add chilly powder before closing. Off the gas after 3 whistle. Open it after cooker becomes cool and garnish it with coriander leaf. Serve it with cucumber raita or tomato raita. (any kind of raita will be suitable) your food is ready....

Palak Chutney (Spinach)

Palak (spinach) chutney is a very tasty side dish to have with rice. Easy to prepare and less time consuming also. Try this....

1 bunch of palak (spinach) leaves (cleaned), 2-3 spoons of grated coconut, lemon or tamarind, (i like to put lemon, because it will give its flavor), 1 green chilly, salt to taste, 1 spoon oil, mustard seeds, 2-3 pieces of garlic.

Boil the palak (spinach) leaves with water for 2-3 min. Put boiled leaves coconut & green chilly in to mixi and grind it. put it in to a vessel add salt and lemon ( lemon should be little more so that it will give a diff taste/or according to your taste) boil it for 2-3 minutes. Take a pan and put mustard seed, garlic and fry it. Add it to palak (spinach) chutney. It is ready to serve now.

Hattan appehuli (Thick mango gojju / chutney)

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when u buy mangoes, if it is sour then u cannot eat it. Instead of throwing it u can prepare a delicious dish from that. U can mix with rice and eat this dish. It will be little sour, sweet, spicy .....ahh tasty.

Ripe mangoes 2, jaggery 2 spoon or depends on your taste, chilly powder 2 spoon (if it is not too spicy or according to your taste), salt, coconut oil, curry leaves, mustard, hing.

Take mango's and remove the skin, mash it nicely (if u cannot mash in hand can grind in mixi)
Add jaggery, chilly powder and salt to mashed pulp. keep a pan on gas and put coconut oil, mustard seeds, hing, curry leaves. Finally add mixed pulp to it and boil it for 2-3 minutes. (if it is too thick you can add little water while boiling) serve it with rice. You can keep it for 2 days (no need of keeping inside the fridge).