Thursday, December 23, 2010

Garlic Cheese Toast

Time 15 min
Bread 4 slices
Mayonnaise sauce / any creamy cheese 2 tbsp
Garlic clove 3-4 crushed to make smooth paste
Pepper powder 1/4 tsp
Oregano 1/4 tsp
Butter 2 tsp
Salt to taste

Mix cheese, garlic paste, pepper, oregano, salt. Keep it aside. Apply this mixture on one side of bread. On the other side of bread apply butter. Heat pan, keep butter side bread on tava/pan. Roast for 4-5 min. Or keep in microwave on grill for 3-4 min at 900 watt. Serve hot with any sauce.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Chapati Chivda / Phodnichi Poli

Time 15 min
Leftover chapatis 3-4 (blend in blender to make coarse powder)
Green chilies 2-3 (Cut into small pieces)
Chopped Onion 1 medium size
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves 5-6
Coriander for garnishing
Sugar 1/4 tsp optional
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tbsp

Heat oil in pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. After mustard pops out, add onion, curry leaves, green chilies. Fry till onion becomes golden brown. Then add first turmeric powder then chapati powder, salt, sugar. Mix well and stir. Cover with lid and Keep it for 4-5 min on low flame. Switch off the flame. Garnish with coriander.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Varai / Bhagar Upma

Time 20 min
Varai / Bhagar 1/2 cup 
Green chilies 2-3 (Cut into small pieces)
Potato 1 medium size peeled cut into cubes
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Groundnut powder 1 tbsp
Sugar 1/4 tsp optional
Lemon juice 3-4 drops
Water 1 cup
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tbsp
Coriander for garnishing

Heat oil in pan, add cumin seeds, green chilies and potato. Fry for 5-6 min. Then add bhagar fry for 6-7 min. Then add salt, sugar mix well. Then add hot water, then add groundnut powder, lemon juice, mix well, cover with lid.  Keep it for 7-8 min on low flame. If required then add 1 -2 tbsp water. Switch off the flame. Garnish with coriander.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Cabbage Rice / Kobi Bhat

Time 20 min
Long basmati rice 1/2 cup
Shredded cabbage 1 cup
Carrot and capsicum, cut into small cubes + Green peas = 1 cup 
Chopped onions lengthwise 1 medium size
Chopped tomato 1 small size

Chili flakes 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves 4-5
Chopped green chilies 2 small
Corainder powder 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice 1/2 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Cook rice adding salt and 1 tsp oil so that rice will not be sticky.
Boil all veggies (peas, carrot and capsicum) just for 3-4 min. Or microwave on high power for 2 min. with 2 tbsp water. Allow it to cool. Keep it aside.
Heat the oil in pan, add cumin seeds, curry leaves and green chilies, after cumin crackles, add onion. Mix well and cook for 2-3 min. 
Then add cabbage and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes till cabbage become soft. 
Then add all vegetables, mix well and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. 
Then add coriander powder, chili flakes and salt mix well. (remember you have already added salt to rice). Saute for 2 min. 
Then add rice, mix well and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes on high flame.
Then sprinkle lemon juice, mix well and serve hot with cucumber raita or it taste good as it is.

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