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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Rawa Kesari Sweet

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Rawa Kesari Sweet:

This sweet is one of my favourite , coz of the reason,  this can be prepared within minutes and easy too. It tastes delicious with rich cardamom aroma and colorful appearance. You can check it out here…

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Drumstick Brinjal Curry Masala

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Drumstick Brinjal Curry Masala:

This curry masala  is my favorite menu during my school and college days. My mom used to pack this for lunch along with lemon rice, puliyodarai rice and with coconut rice. That’s a great combination and I love to prepare it for my kid too..preparation is simple and takes less time.

Ingredients:
    • Drumstick                   - 2
    • Brinjal                          - 250 gm
    • Onion                          - 2
    • Tomato                        - 2
    • Garlic                          - 5
    • Turmeric pwd              - ¼ tsp
    • Red chilly pwd                        - 1 tbsp
    • Coriander pwd                        - ½ tbsp
    • Pepper pwd                 - 1 tbsp
    • Salt to taste
    • Lemon drops
    • Coriander leaves

To temper:
  • Mustard seeds                        - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds                           - ¼ tsp
  • Split urad dal                           - ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida                               - ¼ tsp
  • Curry leaves


Method:

  1. Wash the drumstick, brinjal and cut it into pieces.
  2. Temper oil, add onion pieces, sauté it to transculent, followed by garlic and tomato pieces.
  3. Cook it well by stirring.
  4. Add turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, coriander pwd, pepper pwd and salt and mix them all.
  5. And cut vegetables, fry them in low heat to absorb masala to it.
  6. Cook it covered by adding ¾ tb water to it.
  7. Drop oil to the sides, and fry it in low heat for another 5 mins.
  8. Turn off the heat, add 2 drops of lemon and combine.


  1. Serve hot with fresh coriander garnishings.



Plantain Curry Masala

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Plantain Curry Masala:

Plantain curry has a great taste in its roasted form. This dish has a rich garlic aroma blended with spicy taste. It’s a good combination for variety rice and with hot white steamed rice. Preparation is very simple too.

Ingredients:

·         Plantain                             - 1
·         Onion                                - 1 ½
·         Tomato                              - 1
·         Garlic                                - 4 to 5
·         Turmeric pwd                    - ¼ tsp
·         Red chilly pwd                  - 1 tbsp
·         Pepper pwd                       - 1 tbsp
·         Coriander pwd                  - ½ tbsp
·         Oil                                      - 3 tbsp
·         Salt to taste
·         Coriander leaves

To temper:
  • Mustard seeds                        - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds                           - ¼ tsp
  • Split urad dal                           - ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida                               - ¼ tsp
  • Curry leaves

Method:

  1. Peel off the skin, slice it into fine round pieces.
  2. Heat oil, temper it, sauté onion to pink followed by garlic and tomato pieces.
  3. Allow to cook for few mins, add turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, coriander pwd and pepper pwd.
  4. Combine well and add plantain slices and sauté , till it absorbs the ingredients to it.
  5. Add salt to it and allow to cook covered by adding water for 3 mins in high heat.
  6. Then cook it in low heat for about 10 mins by adding oil drops and roast it till you get the desired crispy curry.

  1. Serve hot with coriander garnishing.


Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Semiya Payasam

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Semiya Payasam:

 Its an excellent South Indian recipe. It has a perfect blend of cardamom aroma and sweet taste.  Its very easy to prepare and sure it delights your taste buds.  Here we go…