Indian Recipes of the Year 2006

Aalepak

Ingredients:

Ginger 250 gm
Khoya 125 gm
Sugar 400 gm
Ghee 2 tsp

 

How to make Aalepak:

First clean the ginger.remove the skin and grind in mixture with little water.

In a pan take khoya and fry on low flame for 2-3 min.

Then add ginger paste and sugar.and allow to cook.

When mixture becomes thick add ghee and mix well.

Pour in greased plate and allow to cool.

Cut the Aalepak into small pieces.

October 4th, 2006

Aaloo Posto

Ingredients:

Potato 4
Onion 4
Sponge gourd 1/4 kg
Drumstick 4
Khus khus 50 gm
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Red chilly 2
Jeera 1 tsp
Oil 2 tbsp
Salt

 

How to make Aaloo Posto:

Soak khuskhus in water for 15 min and make fine paste in mixture.

Cut onion in thin and potato in thick slices.

Make pieces of drumstick and cut gourd in round.

In a kadai heat oil and fry potato for 2-3 min. and remove from the kadai.

In the same kadai with little oil add jeera and red chilly.

Then add onion slices and saute it till brown.

Now add pieces of drumstick and gourd.

Mix well and cover the pan.allow to cook.

After some time add fried potato along with khuskhus paste,red chilly powder,turmeric powder and salt.

Mix finely add water and cover the pan.and again allow to cook for some time.

November 29th, 2006

Aloo Matar

Ingredients:

Green peas 1/2 kg
Potatoes 4
Tomatoes 2-3
Onions 4
Ginger 2 inch
Garlic 4-5 cloves
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Jeera powder 1 tsp
Garam masala powder 1 tsp
Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Tejpatta 2
Elaichi 2
Oil 2 tbsp
Salt

 

How to make Aloo Matar:

Cut potatoes and peel green peas.

Cook in pressure cooker. give 2 whistles.

Grind ginger,garlic and one onion.

Cut 3 onions and tomatoes in slices.

In a pan heat oil. add tejpatta and elaichi.

Then add onion slices and fry till brown.

Add tomato slices and again fry till tomato cook finely.

Now add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, jeera powder,garam masala powder and salt.

Fry 2 min.

Now add grind masala and fry on low flame till oil separates.

Lastly add cooked potato and green peas.

Boil for 4-5 min.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Aloo matar is ready.

November 9th, 2006

American Shevpuri

Ingredients:

Basket puri 20
Peanuts 2 tbsp
Onions 2
Tomatoes 2
Green chutney 1/2 cup
Sweet chutney 3/4 cup
Chat masala 2 tsp
Coriander leaves 2 tsp
Shev 1 cup
Lemon juice 2 tsp
Salt

 

How to make American Shevpuri:

Fry peanuts and crush it.

Chop onions, tomatoes and coriander leaves.

Mix onions,tomatoes,peanuts,salt,lemon juice, red chilly powder,chat masala, and salt.

Put the above mixture on the basket puri.

Put green chutney,sweet chutney on the above mixture.

Garnish with coriander leaves and shev.

December 9th, 2006

Baingan Bharela

Ingredients:

Baingan (Brinjal) small 250 gm
Potato small 4
Tomato small 4
Onion big 6
Coconut 1/2
Red chilly powder 2 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Dhania -jeera powder 1 tsp
Garam masala powder 1 tsp
Coriander leaves 2 tsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Oil 4 tbsp
salt

 

How to make Baingan Bharela:

First give cut to brinjal but do not separate.

And keep into the water.

Cut each potato into 4 pieces.

In a pan take 1 tbsp oil and fry 2 onions till brown then add grated coconut and fry it till brown.

Allow to cool.

Make fine paste in mixture with water.

Now cut remaining onions, tomatoes and coriander leaves.

Add red chilly powder , turmeric powder, dhania jeera powder, sugar, salt, garam masala powder and coconut paste.

Mix well all ingredients.

Now stuff this masala in baingan tightly.

In a pan take 3 tbsp oil and put all baingans in a pan.

Fry for 3-4 min. on high flame and cover the pan.

Add little water and cook for 5-7 min on low flame.

Baingan bharela is ready.

August 23rd, 2006

Batatawada

Ingredients:

Potato 1/2 kg
Onion 3
Besan 1 bowl
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Kadipatta leaves 5-6
Green chilly 4
Ginger 2 inch
Garlic cloves 6
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Oil to fry
Salt

 

How to make Batatawada:

Boil potatoes and mashed.

Cut onions and make paste of green chilly, ginger and garlic.

Make batter of besan with salt to fry batatavada.

In a pan take 1 tbsp oil.add to this mustard seeds,cumin seeds and kadipatta.

Now add chopped onions and fry for some time.

Add grind masala and fry.then add turmeric powder and salt.

Lastly add mashed potatoes and mix well.

Remove from the gas. add coriander leaves.

Mix well and make balls .

Deep balls in besan batter and fry in oil.

Batatavada is ready. enjoy with pudina chutney.

October 9th, 2006

Besan Laddu

Ingredients:

Besan 1/2 kg
Rava 1 cup
Ghee 1/2 kg
Sugar powder 3/4 kg
Kismis 25 gm
Elaichi powder 1 tsp

 

How to make Besan Laddu:

First fry rawa and remove from the kadai and keep aside.

In the same kadai heat ghee and fry besan on low flame.

Stir continuously. colour should be change (20-25 min, colour golden brown).

Now add rawa and mix well. sprinkle little water.

After 2-3 min remove from the kadai and allow to cool.

Then add kismis, elaichi powder and sugar powder.

Mix well and make laddu.

December 18th, 2006

Bread Omelet

Ingredients:

Bread slices 4
Egg 2
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder 1/4 tsp
Oil
Salt

 

How to make Bread Omelet:

Beat eggs in a bowl and add turmeric powder,pepper powder and salt.

Mix well.and keep aside.

In a dish take some portion of egg batter.

Heat oil in a pan. deep one slice of bread in egg batter both side and fry like a omelet.

Make all slices one by one.

Bread omelet is ready.

Enjoy with tomato ketchup.

October 25th, 2006

Bundi raita

Ingredients:

Bundi 100 gm
Curd 250 gm
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Jeera powder 1 tsp
Sugar 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves 2 tsp
Salt

 

How to make Bundi raita:

In a bowl take curd. add red chilly powder,,jeera powder, sugar and salt.

Beat finely with spoon. then add bundi and mix well.

Put in refrigerator for 1 hour.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

October 13th, 2006

Buttermilk Kadhi

Ingredients:

Buttermilk 4 cups
Besan 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Kadipatta leaves 7-8
Garlic cloves 5-6
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Red chilly 2-3
Coriander leaves 1 tsp
Ghee 2 tsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Salt

 

How to make Buttermilk Kadhi:

First take 1 cup buttermilk in a bowl and add besan.mix well.

In a pan take ghee.add crushed garlic cloves and fry till golden. now add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.

Then add kadipatta and green chillies pieces.

Pour besan and buttermilk mixture.

Add remaining buttermilk, turmeric powder, sugar and salt.

Keep on low flame. stir continuously.

When kadi start to boil remove from the gas.

Add coriander leaves and mix well.

October 29th, 2006

Chhole

Ingredients:

Kabuli chana 2 cups
Onions 5
Tomatoes 3-4
Chhole masala 2 tsp
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp
Lemon juice 1 tsp
Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Oil 3 tbsp
Khada masala
Salt

 

How to make Chhole:

Soak kabuli chana in water for 6-7 hours with cumin seeds, dalchini, elaichi and pepper.

Put in pressure cooker and give 3 whistles and keep on low flame for 4-5 min.

Cut onions and tomatoes in slices.

In a pan heat the oil and add tejpatta and dalchini.

Now add onions and saute it till golden brown.

Then add tomatoes and fry it for 4-5 min.

When tomato and onion mix well add ginger garlic paste and fry it till oil separates from it.

Now add chhole masala, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt and fry it for some time.

Then add boiled kabuli chana in it and allow to cook.

When water is absorb add lemon juice.

Garnish with coriander leaves and tomato rings.

August 28th, 2006

Corn Bhel

Ingredients:

Corn kernel 1 cup
Potato 1
Kadak puri 4-5
Cucumber 1/2
Onion 2
Tomato 1
Green chutney 1 tsp
Sweet chutney 1 tsp
Chat masala 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves 1/2 cup
Sev 2 cups
Salt

 

How to make Corn Bhel:

Boil potato and corn kernel.

Cut boiled potato,cucumber,onion and tomato into fine pieces.

Crush kadak puri by hand.

In a mixing bowl take green chutney, , Sweet chutney,chat masala, Salt and all chopped ingredients .

Mix well.

Corn bhel is ready.

Garnish with coriander leaves and shev.

December 15th, 2006

Corn Soup

Ingredients:

Corn kernel 1 cup
Milk 2 cups
Onion 1
Garlic cloves 2
Pepper powder 1/4 tsp
Butter 1 tbsp
Salt

 

How to make Corn Soup:

Boil corn kernel in pressure cooker.

In a pan take butter and fry chopped onion.

Add boil corn kernel and milk.

Add salt, pepper powder and chopped garlic.

Boil soup for 2-3 min.

Serve hot.

October 15th, 2006

Cucumber Onion Dosa

Ingredients:

Fresh cucumber 4
Onion 1
Rice flour 2 cups
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Dhania jeera powder 4 tsp
Sesame 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Oil
Salt

 

How to make Cucumber Onion Dosa:

Cut onion and grate cucumber.

In a big bowl take rice flour and mix onion,cucumber,red chilly powder, turmeric powder,dhania jeera powder, chopped coriander leaves, sesame and salt.

Mix well.make smooth batter.

In a frying pan heat oil and spread the batter.

Cook for 2-3 min with lid.

After 2-3 min turn the dosa and cook another side.

Dosa is ready.

Enjoy with green chutney.

November 16th, 2006

Dahivada

Ingredients:

Urad dal 2 cups
Rice flour 1 cup
Curd 6 cups
Green chilly 2
Kadipatta leaves 8-10
Garam masala powder 1 tsp
Sugar 1 tbsp
Green coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Oil
Salt

 

How to make Dahivada:

Soak urad dal in water for at least 4 hours.

Then grind in mixture along with kadipatta and green chillies.

Add rice flour and salt. mix well.

Batter must be thick.

Take warm water with salt and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan and fry vade on low flame till they get brown.

Pour this vade in warm water and allow to soak for 4-5 min.

Remove from the water and press between two palm.

Add sugar in curd and mix well.

Serve vade in dish with curd.

Sprinkle garam masala powder on the top.

Dahivada is ready to eat.

Serve with garnishing chopped green coriander leaves.

October 22nd, 2006

Dal Fry

Ingredients:

Tur dal 1 cup
Tomato 1
Onion 1
Mustared seeds 1 tsp
Jeera 1 tsp
Jeera powder 1 tsp
Ginger 1 inch
Garlic cloves 4-5
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Red chilly 2
Haldi 1/4 tsp
Kadipatta leaves 4-5
Coriander leaves 2 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp
Salt

 

How to make Dal Fry:

Wash tur dal and soak in water for 30 min. and cook in a pressure cooker.

Cut tomato,onion,ginger and garlic into fine pieces.

In a pan heat oil and add mustard seeds,jeera and kadipatta.

Then add red chilly and ginger garlic pieces.

Add onion and fry till golden brown.

Now add tomato pieces and fry again.

When tomato mash finely add jeera powder,haldi powder,red chilly powder and salt.

Fry for 2-3 min on low flame.

Then add boiled dal and mix well.

Allow to boil.

Dal fry is ready.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

November 29th, 2006

Dhokla

Ingredients:

Besan 2 cups
Curd 1 cup
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice 1 tbsp
Soda bicarbonate 1 tsp
Warm water 1 &1/4 cup
Oil 1 tbsp
Salt

 

For tempering:

Oil 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds 2 tsp
Coriander leaves

 

How to make Dhokla:

In a bowl take besan and turmeric powder.

Add warm water and curd and mix well to avoid lumps.

Set it aside to ferment for 4-5 hours.
Now add lemon juice,salt,oil and soda.

Mix well and bake in greased vessel for 12-15 min.

Allow to cool and cut into pieces.

In a pan take oil. add mustard seeds and fry until they start to pop.

Pour this on baked dhokla.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

1 comment October 17th, 2006

Dhondas

Ingredients:

Big cucumber 1/2 kg
Idli rawa 1/4 kg
Jaggery 1/4 kg
Ghee 2 tbsp
Chana dal 1/2 cup
Coconut pieces 1/2 cup
Jeera powder 1 tsp
Kaju 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Elaichi powder 1 tsp
Salt

 

How to make Dhondas:

Grate cucumber. remove seeds.take cucumber juice.

Soak chana dal in water for 30 min.

In a big pan take grated cucumber with juice and add soaked chana dal,coconut pieces,jeera powder,turmeric powder and salt.and keep to boil.

In another pan take ghee and fry rawa for 4-5 min on low flame. then pour boiled cucumber water.

Cook on low flame.then add grated jaggery and kaju.

Lastly add elaichi powder and mix well.

Keep on low flame for 10-15 min.

Dhondas should be cut by knife just like a cake.

December 12th, 2006

Egg Bhurji

Ingredients:

Egg 2
Onion 3-4
Tomato 2
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
Coriander leaves 1/2 cup
Oil 1 tbsp
Salt

 

How to make Egg Bhurji:

Cut onions and tomatoes finely.and beat eggs in a katori.

In a pan heat oil add chopped onions.

Fry onions till light brown then add tomato pieces.

Fry tomato till mash then add ginger garlic paste, red chilly powder,turmeric powder and salt.

Now add beaten eggs and stir continuously.

Cover the pan and allow to cook for 2-3 min.

Add coriander leaves and mix well.

Egg bhurji is ready to eat with bread or roti.

December 9th, 2006

Egg biryani

Ingredients:

Eggs 6
Basmati rice 1/4 kg
Onion 4
Tomato 4
Kashmiri red chilly powder 2 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Jeera powder 1 tbsp
Oil 4 tbsp
Tejpatta 4
Elaichi 4
Boiled water
Salt

 

for masala

Ginger 50 gm
Garlic flakes 10
Onion 2

 

How to make Egg biryani:

Boil eggs.

Wash rice and keep aside to dry.

Make onion, ginger, garlic paste in mixture.

Cut onions and tomatoes in thin slices.

In a pan take 4 tbsp oil and fry tejpatta and elaichi.

Add onion slices and saute it till brown.

Now add tomatoes and fry till smashes.

Add kashmiri mirchi powder,turmeric powder,jeera powder,grind masala and salt.

Again fry till oil separates on slow flame.

Now add rice and fry only for 2 min.

Give little cut to the eggs.

Add boiled water and eggs and allow to cook.

Garnish with fried onion rings.

September 14th, 2006


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