Tuesday, December 26, 2006

PANEER ki SABZI

Type of Meal

Mostly for dinner .

Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 20 minutes

Ingredients

Paneer - 200 grams
Tomatoes (medium) - 2
Onions (large)[chopped] - 2
Coriander powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Chili powder - 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Garam masala - 1 teaspoon
Cream - 1/2 cup
Butter - 2 tablespoon
Oil (for deep frying)
Oil - 5 tablespoon
Salt (to taste)
Coriander leaves (for garnishing)

Method

1. Cut the paneer in the shape of cubes and deep fry lightly in oil.
2. Boil water and put tomatoes in boiling water for 30 seconds. Take out and remove skin.Grind to the fine paste.
3. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the onions till pinkish-golden in colour.
4. Add the tomato paste and fry until oil starts leaving from the sides.
5. Add the coriander powder, cumin powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt. Add little amount of water and fry for 3 minutes.
6. Add water and cream. Cook on low heat for few minutes.
7. Add paneer and butter, cook for few minutes more.
8. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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Thursday, December 21, 2006

PAPAYA CHATNI

Type of Meal

Mostly for teatime .

Preparation Time : 5 minutes
Cooking time : 15 minutes

Ingredients

Raw papaya - 500 gm
Mustard seed - 1 teaspoon
Red chilies (dry) - 2
Salt - 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Refined oil - 2 tablespoon
Lime juice - 2 tablespoon

Method

1. Wash and grate ( coarsely) the papaya.
2. Heat oil in a kadai.
3. Add mustard seed and dry red chilies(break it into 2-3 pieces).
4. Now add grated papaya, mix well.
5. Fry for 3-4 minutes and cover the kadai with a lid.
6. After 2 minutes add salt and turmeric powder to it.
7. Again cover it for 5 minutes and cook on low heat.
8. Add sugar, lime juice and cook for 2-3 minutes more.

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Friday, December 15, 2006

CHOLEY BHATURE


Type of Meal

Mostly for dinner .

Preparation Time : 3 hours
Cooking time : 40 minutes

Ingredients

For Bhature:
Plain flour (Maida) - 2 cups
Yogurt - 3/4 cup
Vegetable Oil (for frying)
Baking powder - 2 teaspoon

For Choley:
Garbanzo beans (kabuli chana) - 2 cups
Onion (chopped) - 1
Tomato (chopped) - 1
Ginger paste - 1/2 teaspoon
Garlic paste - 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Chilly Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander pd. - 3/4 teaspoon
Green chilies - 2
Bay Leaves - 2
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Oil - 3 tablespoon
Cilantro (dhania patta)[chopped] - 2 tablespoon
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Salt (to taste)

Method

Choley:
1. Soak the garbanzo (kabuli chana) in water, overnight. (Add 1/2 teaspoon baking soda also and cover it.)
2. Wash and boil in a pressure cooker, until tender in touch.
3. Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds (jeera), green chilies and bay leaves.
4. Add onion and fry till reddish in colour.
5. Add ginger-garlic paste and chopped tomatoes to it and fry.
6. Then add soaked garbanzo (chick peas) salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, 1/2 cup of water and cook.
7. Fry until its start leaving oil on the sides of kadai.
8. Add garam masala powder, coriander leaves (cilantro), and water and cook for few minutes.
9. Put it in a pressure cooker, close the lid and wait for 2 whistles to come, then lower the flame and cook for 5-6 minutes.
10. Garnish choley with sliced pieces of onion and chopped coriander.

Bhature:
11. Sieve the plain flour (maida), add yogurt and baking powder and knead to a stiff dough. If needed add a little water and keep aside for 2-3 hours.
12. Before rolling it, knead it again with little oil.
13. Make small balls from dough, of diameter 2 inches and roll like thick puri. (Roll it from one side only)
14. Heat enough oil in a kadai and fry till slightly pinkish and creamish in colour.
15. Serve hot chole-bhature.

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