Sunday, December 25, 2016

Mutton Dalcha

Mutton Dalcha
For Dal:
  • 1 big cup soaked toovar dal(yellow lentils) 
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 cup water

For Mutton Curry:
  • 500 gms mutton with bones washed and cut into piece
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 big onions finely chopped or sliced
  • 2 tomatoes - chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 cinnamon stick(dalchini), 3 green cardamom, 4 cloves, 4 pepper corns
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp haldi

Other Ingredients:
  • 1 small size bottle gourd(cut into long pieces)
  • 4-6 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp sambar powder
  • 1 small lemon sized tamarind, extracted pulp
   1/2 tsp sugar

Method :

Dal : pressure cook dal nicely and mash and keep it aside.

Bottle guard : cook bottle guard with little salt and 1 cup water n keep aside.

1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
2. Add dry garam masala and onion and fry nicely.
3. Now add ginger garlic paste n mix well
4. Add mutton n fry till all water is dry out from mutton
5. now add rcp , coriander powder, halidi, meat masala n salt n fry for 2 mins
6. now add water n cook for 4 whistles
7. after pressure is done , take the add bottle guard, dal , tamarind water n mix well
8 . add sambar power n little more water n let it boil.
9. add coriander leaves n sugar n salt

tampering :
heat 2 tbsp of ghee, add mustard , jeera, urad dal, curry leaves , dry red chillies, hing n when they sizzle add to dalchan let it boil for more 5 mins.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Keema curry (Kids Love it)

Keema curry (Kids Love it)
Keema – 2 lbs
Onion – 1 big
Tomato – 2 medium
Ginger garlic paste (g.g) – 2 tsp
Red chili powder (rcp) -1 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric – ½ tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Salt – 1tsp
Shan meat masala – 1 tsp
Coriander leaves n green chilies for garnish
  1. Heat oil in a cooker, add onion and fry till light brown
  2. Now add keema n g.g paste n fry nicely.
  3. Let all the water evaporate 
  4. Now add rcp, coriander powder, turmeric, salt n mix well.
  5. Add tomato and add ½ cup of water.
  6. Close the pressure cooker n give 4 whistles
  7. Open the cooker, mix well n let it cook for more 5 mins till oil separates.
  8. Add meat masala n mix well.
  9. Now garnish with coriander leaves n green chili n cook on slow flame for 10 mins

Friday, December 9, 2016

Carrot Dal / Carrot soup

This recipe is from my friend Sailaja's kitchen. she made it in Insta Pot and made it like dal.
I modified to make it as soup and i made it in pressure cooker. Her recipe is below. 

Moong dal : 1/4 cup
Toor dal : 1/4 cup
Carrot - 1 big - chopped
Onion - 1/2 onion - chopped
Tomato - 2 - chopped 
g.g paste - 1/2 tsp
green chillies - 2
turmeric - 1/4 tsp
urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Jeera - 1/4 tsp

1. Heal oil in a pressure cooker, add urad dal , jeera, onion and green chilli and fry nicely. 
2. Add g.g paste, fry for a min.
3. Add tomato, carrot, turmeric, tamarind fry till tomatoes are mashed.
4. Now add soaked dals and enough water and give 6 or 7 whistles.
5. Once presurre is relased. mash nicely all the ingriedents like a soup consistency
6. Add little ghee and mix well.

Sailaja's Insta Pot


In instapot   on saute mode,

1.put tadka with ,urad dal,chana dal,garlic, jeera,curry leaves,hing ,pinch grated ginger and chopped green chillies

2.Put 1 big carrot and 3 tomatoes,1 bunch cilantro,tamrind,turmeric fry until tomatoes turned mushy

3.take equal quantity of toor dal and yellow moon dal and put in mixture and put water according to ur consisency

turn off saute mode and turn in manual mode for 3 mins and seal the vent.

once it is done let the pressure be NPR

antey yummy dal ready