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Monday, November 24, 2008

My Kitchen : Spinach Raita (15th Serv)

Friends, just take a taste of Spinach Raita and hit your opinions!

Things Required:(For 4/5 servings)

1. 1/2 kg spinach
2. 1 onion.
3. 2 to 3 dried red chillies
4. 1 cup curd
5. 2 to 3 green chillies
6. 8 to 10 fresh curry leaves
7. 1 tbsp oil
8. 1 tsp cummin seeds
9. 1 tsp urad dal 1/2 salt


How to do? (Preparation):

Wash, drain and chop the spinach. chop onion fine. wash the green chillies and chop fine. Break the red chillies into 2 to 3 pieces. Beat the curd till smooth & blended. Wash the curry leaves and strip them off stem.

Method:

Heat the oil, burning it if using mustered oil. throw in the red chilli and fry till it turns black. Add the cummin seeds and urad dal. As soon as the dal reddish put it in the onion and green chillies, and stir fry till onions turns goldens.Lower the heat, add the curry leaves and put in the onions turns golden.

Lower the heat, add the curry leaves and put in the spinach which will immediately start to wilt and reduce in bulk as it releases its moisture. stir cover and cook on low heat till the spinch is tender.

Sprinkle in the salt, turn up the heat and cook stirring till the the excess water evaporates. Let it cool then stir in the curd. serve chilled or at room temperature.

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Saturday, November 15, 2008

My Kitchen : Meat Curry (13th Serv)

What a taste! Let me finish it first!

Things Required:(Ingredients for 3/4 Servings):

1. 1/2 k.g meat cut into pieces
2. 1 cup curd
3. 2 large onions 2tbsp oil
4. 1 tsp ginger - garlic paste
5. 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
6. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
7. 1 tsp coriander powder
8. 1/2 tsp whole black pepper
8. 3-4 cloves
9. 3-4 black cardamoms
10. 1bay leaf
11. 3cm cinnamon
12. 1/2 tsp salt

How to do? (preparation):

Wash and drain the meat. chop the onionsfine. beat the curd smooth & blended.

Method:

Heat the oil, burning it if using musterd oil. put in all the rest of the ingredients and cook without covering on high heat stirring every now and then till it dries.

Fry till the oil separates adding 1/4 cup water once or twice as it starts offering to stick.

Add 1-2 cups cups of water,and cook for about 8 to 10 minutes under pressure till nearly tender. Let the pressure go down, then simmer,uncovered for 5-10 minutes, reducing the gravy or adding a few tbsp water till it is consistency you like.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

My Kitchen : Fried Fish - Masala (12th Serv)

Dear Fish Lovers, it is especially for you!

Things Required:(For 2/3 Servings)

1. 1/2 kg fish
2. 1/2 tsp salt
3. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
4. 1-2 limes
5. 1/2 tbsp oil
6. 1/2 tsp red chilli powder


How to do? (Preparation):

Cut the fish into pieces, which shouldn,t be very thick- not much more than 1 c.m. wash throughly and drain. Mix the salt with spice powders and rub the mixure into the fish pieces. set aside for 10 to 15 minutes. cut the lime into quarters.

Method:

Heat the oil in the frying pan,burning it if using mustered oil.Lower the heat and add the fish pieces in a single layer, being careful not overfill the pan. cook over medium heat tilll the under surface is beginning to brown, probably 4-5 minutes then turn and cook the other side tilll similarly ready.

Serve with quarters of lime to squeeze over the fish.
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Sunday, November 2, 2008

My Kitchen : Aloo Pizza (11th Serv)

One of the master piece in the history of Cooking. Just try it and taste it!

Things Required:(For 2 Servings)

1 Pizza Base - white or brown as per your choice.

For the Topping:

1. 1 to 2 Cups of Aloo Mash
2. 10 to 12 French beans cut into one inch pieces - optional
3. 2 tsp of pizza spice
4. 2 to 3 tbsp of pizza topping
5. 1 cup of grated cheese
6. salt of taste


Method:

Place the aloo mash in a mixing bowl.Add the salt and the pizza spice.Mix with your fingers, Now mix in three fourths cup of water and mix with your fingers gently. At this stage also mix in 1 tsp of the pizza topping. If you are using the beans then saute the beans in a nonstick pan for 2/3 minutes and add aloo mixture. keep the mixture aside.

Spread the rest of the pizza topping on the pizza base. spread the prepared aloo mixtures on this Top with the grated cheese. Heat an oven to 180 degree c and bake the pizza in the oven for 10- 12 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Serve piping hot. To give the pizza more variety.you can add one cup of vegetables with mash.

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