Monday, April 28, 2014

Gobi Peas Masala Rice ( Gobi Peas Masala Quinoa)



Quinoa - 1 cup ( cooked)

Peas - 1/2 cup ( frozen)
Gobi - 2 cups or 1/2 gobi  ( cut in florets)

onion - 1 m chopped
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
green chillie - 2
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
whole garam masala - cinnamon, cloves, cardamom ( green n brown)
turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala powder - 3/4 tsp
salt

Preparation: Take boiled water in big bowl, add turmeric n salt and Add gobi n close the lid n let it sit for 3 mins. drian the water n let it sit aside.

Method :

1. Heat oil in a pan.
2. Add Cumins, whole garam masala, ginger garlic paste fry for 1 min.
3. Add onions and Green chilli , fry till onion turns light brown
4. Add Gobi and fry for a min and close the lid n cook for 4-5 mins ..stir in-between.
5. when Gobi is 3/4 cooked , Add peas n mix well.
6. Add turmeric, Red chilli powder , salt n mix well
7. Add garam masala n mix
8. Add cooked quinao n mix well and cook for 2 mins on slow flames
9. Garnish with lemon juice and Coriander leaves when it cools down.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Egg Masala Rice ( Egg Masala Quinao Rice)

Quinao - 1 cup ( cooked)
Eggs - 4
onion - 1 m chopped
Toamto - 1 m chopped
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Red Chilli flakes - 1tbsp
green chillie - 2
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
mustard - 1/2 tsp
red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
turmeric - 1/4 tsp
curry powder - 3/4 tsp
salt


Method :

1. Heat oil in a pan.
2. Add Cumin and Mustard Seeds
3. Add onions and Green chilli , fry till onion turns light brown
4. Add Giner, garlic, paste n fry well till raw smell goes away.
5.  Add tomato and cook until oil ozzes out.
6. Add red chili flakes, Red powder, turmeric, salt n mix well
7. Add curry powder n mix
8. Break eggs in pan and dont mix them. clode the lid and let it cook whole for a while.
9. After you see egg yolk is cooked  now mix and break egg into big chunks.
10. Close the lid and cook for 2 mins 
11. Add cooked quinoa and mix well n switch off the flame.
12. Garnish with Coriander leaves when it cools down.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Spinach Rajma Pulav ( Spinach Rajma Quinoa Pulav)



Quinoa - 1 cup ( cooked)
Rajma - 1/2 cup soaked and boiled with little salt ( 4 whistles)
Spinach - 1 cup
onion - 1 m chopped
Toamto - 1 m chopped
Ginger - 1 inch
garlic - 5 or 6 cloves
green chillie - 2
red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
turmeric - 1/4 tsp
curry powder - 3/4 tsp
salt
dry masala : cinnamon, green cardamom, brown cardamom

Preparation:
1.Grind ginger, garlic and greenchillie together.
2. Rajma - soaked and boiled for 4 whistle. dont throw away the water which u cooked rajma, keep aside and you can add this water instead of plain water in cooking.


Method :

1. Heat oil in a pan.
2. Add cardamom, cinnamon, badi elachi, let it sizzle.
3. Add onions fry till onion turns light brown
4. Add Giner, garlic, green chilli paste n fry well till raw smell goes away.
5. Add red chili powder, turmeric, salt n mix well
6. Add tomato and cook until oil ozzes out.
7. Add curry powder n mix
8. Add cooked Rajma ( no water) n cook for 1 min.
9. Add Spinach n fry for 2 mins and add rajma water which u kept a side.
10. Close the lid and cook for 4-5 mins till water dries out n spinach is cooked nicely.
11. Add cooked quinoa and mix well n switch off the flame.
12. Garnish with lemon juice and Coriander leaves when it cools down.


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Easy Egg Curry



Eggs - 8 ( boiled and peeled)
Onion - 2 m (chopped fine)
Tomato - 3 m ( chopped fine)
Red chilli powder - 1tbsp
Coarinder powder - 1tbsp
Cumin powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt
Oil

Tampering :
oil : 2 tbsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Dry red chili - 1 or 2
ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp


1. Heat oil in presure cooker, add onions fry for 1 min, add tomato, red chili powder, coarinder powder, cumin powder and salt. Mix well and close the lid.
2. No water is necessary as onion and tomato has lot in them.
3. Give pressure for 4 whistles. and swtich off.
4. See if there is more water in onions and fry them well till oil oozes out and swtich off the stove.

Tampering :

1. Heat oil in a pan add mustard, cumin, urad dal, curry leaves, dry red chili n fry well...now add ginger garlic paste n mix it well.
2. Now add onion gravy and eggs and 1/2 cup water.
3. make the flame in slow and let it boil and swtich off.

Note :

1. I fried my eggs in little oil putting slits in them.
2. you can garnish with Lemon and coarinder leaves.





Monday, April 14, 2014

CHICKEN CURRY






Ingredients

 chicken thighs - 1 Pound
onion - 1 large sliced
coconut powder - 1 Tbs dried 
cumin seeds - 1 Tsp 
ginger garlic paste - 2 Tbs
coriander powder - 1 Tbs 
chili powder - 2 Tsp
turmeric - ¼ Tsp 
garam masala - 1 Tsp 
mint - 1 Tsp , chopped
coriander leaves - 2 Tbs ,chopped
 yogurt - ¼ Cup
Tomato - 1 m ( chopped n grind to a paste with a cup of water)
oil - 6-8 Tbs divided
Salt to taste


Procedure

1. Heat Oil in a pan , add onions cook until they are browned.Transfer it to a blender and blend it into a smooth paste.
2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in same pan and add chicken and fry them till water is dried out and take them in a plate.
3.To the same pan add rest of the oil cumin seeds placed over medium heat.Then add onions paste cook it for 1 min.Then add ginger garlic paste and cook for another minute. next coriander powder, coconut powder, mint  and turmeric cook for another 30 sec.
4.To that add chicken, yogurt, salt, chili powder and garam masala turn down the heat and cook for 15 min(stirring  frequently) .
5. Now add cup of tomato water which you grinder toamato into paste. bring it to boil and cook it for another 10 min(or to desired consistency).
6.Garnish with coriander and serve hot over rice, naan, roti, poori.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Chicken Vada / Garelu

My Friend Bhanu made these chicken Vada ( garelu) on Dec 31st party. It was so yummy everyone were asking her about the recipe. I made minor changes according to my taste.



Chicken Vada / garelu

Chicken Minced - 1 lb
onion - 1/2
Green Chilies - 4
Ginger agrlic paste - 1 tsp
cilantro - 1/2 cup chopped fine
parmesan cheese - 1/4 cup grated
oats / almond powder - 1/4 cup
egg - 1
red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Chanadal powder - 2 tbsp
garam masala - 1 tsp
salt


1. Grind all three green chillies, ginger and cilantro and make a paste

2. Now mix everything togethere in Minced Chicken .
3. Mix well and make like vada and deep fry in oil.

Chicken fried patties for kids




Chicken Minced - 1 lb
onion - 1/2
parmesan cheese - 1/4 cup grated
oats / almond powder - 1/4 cup
egg - 1
red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
salt


Method:

Mix everything nicely and make small balls or patties and deep fry them.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Capsicum Quinoa (Capsicum Rice)




Quinoa – 1 cup cooked
Bell pepper (Capsicum) – 2 big ( cut in small cubes)
Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp
Salt
Turmeric – ¼ tsp
Ghee – 1tbsp


Masala :

Dry red chillies – 4
Urad dal – ½ tbsp.
Mustard – ½ tbsp.
Cumin seeds – ½ tbsp.
Sesame sees – 1 tbsp
Peanuts – 1 tbsp
Coriander – 1tbsp
Curry leaves – 6 leaves

Heat the pan roast everything without oil and make a fine powder.


Rice preparation:

1.    Heat ghee in a pan
2.    Add bell pepper and fry nicely
3.    Add salt n mix well
4.    Add Ginger Garlic paste and turmeric n mix well.
5.    Add masala powder n mix well for 2 mins
6.    Add Quinoa and mix well

7.    Garnish with coriander leaves n lemon juice





Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Ava petina Quinoa pulihara ( Mustard paste Lemon Quinao)







Quinoa - 1 cup ( cook with 2 cups of water in rice cooker)
Onion - 1/2 small chopped
Green chilli - 2 chopped
Curry leaves - 1 spring
ginger - 1/2 inch ( chopped fine)
Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp ( make a paste with little water)
Chana Dal - 1tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Cashews - 5-10 (as per your wish)
Salt - as per taste
Lemon juice - 1lemon juice
Caoriander leaves - 1 tbsp


Method:

1. Heat oil in a pan.
2. Add chana dal and urad, let it become light brown.
3. Add cashews,  curry leaves fry for 1 min.
4. Add onions n green chilli and ginger pieces, fry till onion turns light brown
5. Add turmeric and salt
6. Add cooked quinoa and mix well n switch off the flame.
7. Add mustard paste and mix
8. lemon juice. mix well and Garnish with Coriander leaves.



Quinoa Pulao with green beans with Surti papdi lilva beans (chikudukaya ginjalu)





Quinoa - 1 cup ( cook with 2 cups of water in rice cooker)
Onion - 1 small chopped
Green chilli - 2 chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1tsp
Tomato - 1 (chopped)
Curry leaves - 1 spring
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry Powder - 1tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Green Beans - 1/4 cup ( frozen) ( add little water and Microwave for 5 mins)
surti papdi lilva beans - 1/2 cup (( add little water and Microwave for 8-10 mins))
Salt - as per taste

garnish:
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Caoriander leaves - 1 tbsp

Method:

1. Heat oil in a pan.
2. Add cumin seeds, let it sizzle.
3. Add onions n green chilli, fry till onion turns light brown
4. Add ginger garlic paste and mix well till raw smell goes away
5. Add green beans n lilv a beans and give a good stir , it does not need cooking as we already cooked in MW.
6. Add curry powder, red chilli powder and salt n mix and close the lid, cook in slow flame for 5 mins.
7. Add Tomato and mix well and cook till oil oozes out
8. Add cooked quinoa and mix well n switch off the flame.
9. Garnish with lemon juice and Coriander leaves.