Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Broccoli Poriyal

Ingredients

Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Broccoli -1 small head
Green Chillies - 2
Chilli powder - 1/2 tspn
Coriander Powder - 1 tspn
salt 
oil - 1/2 tspn
mustard - 1/2 tspn
Aniseed - 1/2 tspn(sombu in tamil)
curry leaves - 1 stalk
corainder leaves - few

Preparation
  1. Chop the onion and tomatoes finely.slice the green chillies.
  2. Break the Broccoli into small florets and cut the stem into small pieces.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds when it splutters add sombu then add curry leaves.
  4. Saute it well ,add onion,chillies and tomatoes one by one and then add broccoli pieces and fry
  5. Add chilli and corainder powders bring to boil and fry for 3 min .add salt to it
  6. Now sprinkle some water and leave it .
  7. Remove from heat when broccoli color changes or broccoli boils
  8. Serve it hot
Goes well with rasam or curd rice.
 

Easy Egg Gravy

Ingredients

Boiled egg -4
Onion - 2
Tomato - 3
Green Chillies - 3,4
Chilli powder - 1 tspn
Corainder Powder - 2 tspn
salt
oil - 1 tspn
mustard - 1/2 tspn
Aniseed - 1/2 tspn(s
curry leaves - 1 stalk
corainder leaves - few

Preparation
  1. Chop the onion and tomatoes finely.slice the green chillies.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds when it splutters add sombu  then add curry leaves.
  3. Saute it well ,add onion,chillies and tomatoes one by one and fry
  4. Add chilli and corainder powders,salt  bring to boil and fry for 3 min
  5. Now add some water and leave it
  6. Slice the eggs and add to it.
  7. 
    Egg Gravy
    
  8. Garnish with corainder leaves.
 Goes well with Rice,Chappathi,Dosa...

Friday, December 2, 2011

Ridge Gourd kadaisal / பீர்கங்காய் கடைசல்

Ingredients

ridge gourd - 1
toor dhal - 1 tbsp
onion - 1
tomato - 1
green chillies - 7,8
turmeric powder - 1/4 tspn
tamarind - a small gooseberry size
salt

for tempering

mustard seeds - 1 tspn
urad dhal - 1 tspn
dry chilli -3,4
cumin seeds - 1/2 tspn
small onions- 4,5
curry leaves

Preparation
  1. Peel, remove ends, wash and chop ridge gourd into very small chunks .
  2. Chop the onion, tomato and green chillies.
  3. In a Pressure cooker add all the above with toor dhal ,turmeric powder and a small tamarind ball and cook for 3 whistles. 
  4. Allow it to cool and mash well.
  5. In a Pan add 1 tspn oil add mustard seeds, urad dhal, cumin, dry chillies ,chopped small onions and curry leaves.
  6. Now add the mashed mixture to it and remove when it starts boiling.
  7. Serve with white rice. Its very tasty...
                            

simple, easy to make and healthy dish. try and kindly give ur comments.

Arbi/Colocasia/Seppankizhangu Fry (சேப்பங்கிழங்கு வறுவல்)

Ingredients:

Colocasia - 250 gms
Chilli powder/ Garam masala powder - 1 tspn
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tspn
Hing - 1/4 tspn
Rice flour - 2 tspn
Salt for taste
Oil

Preparation:
  1. Wash and Pressure cook or steam cook till 3/4 th cooked.
  2. Peel and thinly slice them in a round shape.
  3. Add chilli /garam masala powder, turmeric, hing and salt.
  4. Mix it and sprinkle rice flour to the mixture.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry it till it comes golden brown.
  6. Goes well with rasam or curd rice.