Monday, July 25, 2005

Papdi Chaat: Indian recipes

Papdi Chaat: Indian recipes
Ingredients for Papdi Chaat: Indian recipes

Flour: 1 cup
Oil: 2 tsp
Ajwain: 1/4 tsp
Tamarind chutney: 1/4 cup
Green chutney: 1 tbs
Cumin powder (crushed)
Chaat masala: 1/2 tsp
Onion: 1 (finely chopped)
Bhujia: 1 tbs (popular brand: Haldiram)
Coriander leaves: 1 tsp (finely chopped)
Curd: 2 tbs (beaten)
Potato: 1 (boiled and chopped)
Salt by taste
Oil for frying

Method of preparation for Papdi Chaat: Indian recipes

Mix the ingredients together which includes oil, salt, flour, and ajwain. Knead to soft dough with use of some water. Make small rolls and roll it into thin rounds. Repeat it with all the dough and place it on a clean cloth. Pour oil in a pan and heat it. Cut the rolled dough into small rounds with the help of a small catori into a one-inch diameter. Alternatively, you can use a cutter too. Fry it till it turns golden brown. Keep it aside. Take 2 papdis in a plate. Pour other ingredients over it one by one and there you go. Enjoy....

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Paneer Hariyali recipe (Indian recipes)

Paneer Hariyali recipe (Indian recipes)

Ingredients for Paneer Hariyali recipe (Indian recipes)

Cottage cheese: 25 g (cubed)
Coriander: 1 bn
Capsicum: 1
Chat masala: 1 tsp
Oil: 1.5 tbs
Tomato slices: Half tomato
Onion: 1 (chopped)
Garnish: 1
Salt: As per taste
Pudina leaves: 4-5

Preparation method for Paneer Hariyali recipe:

First, take the frying pan and put oil to it. Now add the onion (chopped) to it. Now fry it for a minute till onions become tender. Add masala to it and cook it for further minute. After a minute, add cottage cheese cubes, chaat masala and salt to it. Mix it well. Before you are going to take it off from the fire, add tomato slices to it and mix it well. Paneer Hariyali goes well with chapattis or Nan.

Monday, July 04, 2005

Red tomato chutney recipes

Red tomato chutney recipes

Ingredients for Red tomato chutney recipes

Tomatoes: 2.7 kg (ripe)
Onions: 450 g
Vinegar: 350g (malt)
Salt: 25 g
Pepper: ¼ tsp Cayenne
Sugar: 350 g
Paprika: Two tsp

Method for preparation for Red tomato chutney recipes

Wash the tomatoes properly. Chop it and chop the onion too after peeling it off. Mix the tomatoes and onion and put it in a saucepan. Heat it for 20 to 30 minutes on simmer till tomato juice comes out. Now mix the other ingredients that include vinegar (half), cayenne, paprika, and salt. Cook it further for 30 to 40 minutes. Now add sugar, remaining vinegar, and stir it till it becomes thick. Leave it to cool down. Enjoy it with anything you like.

Sunday, July 03, 2005

Navrattan korma recipe

Navrattan korma recipe

Ingredients for Navrattan korma recipe

1/2 cup cut green beans (cut into 1/2-inch lengths)
1/2 cup cauliflower (cut into small florets)
1/2 cup diced carrots
1/2 cup peas
3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 cup whipping cream
4 tablespoons catsup
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup sliced onions
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala
Salt to taste
Hot cooked rice

Method for preparation for Navrattan korma recipe

Precook all vegetables (except onions) by boiling them individually. Or, microwave each vegetable in bowl with 1 cup water for 3 to 4 minutes, then drain.Combine whipping cream, catsup, flour and milk in bowl and mix well. Set aside.

Heat butter in pot. Add onions and sauté until golden brown. Add prepared vegetables and sauté 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Add chili powder and garam masala and mix well. Add RESERVED cream mixture and stir well. Let cook for 6 to 7 minutes.

Serve hot with rice.