Wednesday, January 21, 2015

MUSHROOM MATAR


INGREDIENTS:
1) 1 Pkt Button Mushrooms
2) 1 Cup Peas
3) 1 Onion Chopped
4) 2 Tomatoes Chopped
5) 1 Tablespoon Ginger Garlic paste
6) 2 Tablespoon oil
7) 1 Teaspoon Coriander powder
8) 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
9) 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
10) 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilly powder
11) Salt to taste
12) 1/2 Teaspoon Jeera Seeds/Cumin
12) Coriander for Garnish

PREPARATION TIME: 15 Minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:
* Wash and Chop the mushrooms and keep aside
* In a wok heat oil and crackle jeera seeds
* Add in onions and cook till they turn translucent
* Add Tomatoes and ginger garlic paste
* Cook till all moisture dries up
* Add Turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder
* Add Peas and Mushrooms in wok and keep mixing
* Add Salt and mix well, cook till done
* Sprinkle some garam masala and Coriander leaves
* Serve hot with chapatis or nans!


Monday, January 12, 2015

BAKED LAUKI CHILLY BALLS


INGREDIENTS:
1) 500 gms Lauki/Bottle gourd
2) 1/2 Cup Besan/Chickpea flour
3) 2 Tablespoon oil
4) Salt to taste
5) Red Chilly To Taste
6) 1 Teaspoon Jeera Powder
7) 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
8) 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
9) 2 Onions Chopped
10) 1 Tomato Chopped
11) 2 Teaspoon Garlic Chopped
12) 1 Teaspoon Green Chilly Finely Chopped
13) 1 Tablespoon Soya Sauce
14) 1 Tablespoon Tomato Ketchup
15) 1/4 Tablespoon Green chilly Sauce
16) Fresh coriander leaves for garnish

PREPARATION TIME: 30 minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:
* Grate the lauki and keep it in a bowl
* Add Chickpea flour, little salt, red chilli, Jeera powder
* Add Turmeric powder, black pepper, green chilli
* Add 2 Teaspoon of oil and mix well
* Make small balls of the mix and keep it on the baking tray
* Bake for 10 - 15 minutes till a golden crust is formed
* Leave them to cool on the wire rack
* In a wok, heat oil and saute garlic for a minute
* Add onions and tomatoes and saute for a minute
* Add soya sauce, green chilly sauce and ketchup and mix well
* Season with salt and black pepper according to your taste
* Finally add the baked lauki balls and some slit green chilli
* Saute for a few minutes till the inion mix is coated well on lauki balls
* Serve hot, Garnished with fresh coriander leaves


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

BAKED FISH MANCHURIAN



INGREDIENTS:
1) 500 gms Fish - any boneless
2) 1 Teaspoon Black pepper
3) Salt to taste
4) 3 Teaspoon Soy Sauce
5) 2 Tablespoon oil
6) 1 Tablespoon Ginger Garlic paste
7) 1 Onion Chopped
8) 2 Green chilli Chopped
9) 1 Tomato Chopped
10) 1 Teaspoon Sugar
11) 1 Tablespoon Red Chilly paste
12) 2 Teaspoon green chilly paste
13) 1 Tablespoon Tomato Ketchup
14) 1 Teaspoon vinegar
15) 1/2 Cup water
16) 1 Teaspoon cornflour
17) Coriander Leaves for garnish

PREPARATION TIME: 30 Minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:
* In a bowl put 2 Teaspoon of soy sauce, salt and black pepper to taste
* Apply the above mix evenly on the fish pieces
* Pour little oil over fish pieces and bake it at 180 degrees for 5 minutes on each side
* In a wok heat oil and add ginger garlic paste and mix well
* Add Onions and green chillies, Cook for a minute
* Add Tomatoes, salt and sugar, cook them for a minute
* Add soy sauce, red chilli paste, green chilli sauce, ketchup and vinegar, mix well
* Add water and bring it to a boil to form a thin sauce like consistency
* Add in cornflour mixed in little water to the above sauce to make it thick
* Add in fish pieces and cook for 5 minutes
* Check salt and pepper, add them if not perfect to taste
* Add Coriander leaves and spring onions for garnish
* Serve hot with rice or noodles


Friday, January 2, 2015

GARLICKY EGG NOODLES


INGREDIENTS:
1) 1 Packet Egg Noodles - any brand
2) 1 Carrots
3) 2 Capsicum
4) 2 Onions
5) 2 Eggs
6) 2 Teaspoon Chings Noodles Masala
7) Coriander leaves for garnish
8) Water to boil
9) 3 Tablespoon oil
10) 1 Tablespoon Soya Sauce
11) Salt to taste
12) 5 - 6 Cloves garlic chopped

PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:
* On a tawa, apply oil and make an omlete with eggs
* Shred the omlete into small pieces and keep aside
* In a pot boil water, add 1 teaspoon salt and 1 tablespoon oil
* Add noodles and boil till al-dante state
* Drain the noodles and pour 1 tablespoon oil and mix gently
* In a wok add oil and garlic, saute for few minutes
* Add Carrots and capsicum, saute for few minutes
* Lastly add onions and chings noodles masala mix well
* Add noodles and soya sauce and keep mixing
* Finally add omlete pieces and give it a last mix
* Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves


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