Monday, October 31, 2011

Oats Dosa

Ingredients :
  1. Urad dal - 1/2 cup
  2. Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp
  3. Oats - 1 cup

Method :
  • Soak Urad dal and fenugreek seeds overnight
  • Grind it nicely with grinder.
  • Place it in warm place(eg: Oven) and leave it for another 6 to 8 hours.
  • Soak oats for 15 mins.
  • Grind it nicely with grinder.
  • Mix urad dal mix and oats mix, batter is ready.

  • Heat the pan and pour the batter onto it.
  • Spread the batter in the circular motion and roast it.

  • Oats dosa is ready to have. Goes well with chutney or any curry.

Turmeric Chicken

This dish will be loved by children and Americans as they dont like to have spices in the chicken curries. Basically for this dish only turmeric is used and cooked in such a way that it gives nice taste :) .

Ingredients :
  1. Chicken - 1 lb
  2. Onion - 1 large thinly sliced
  3. Tomato - 2 finely chopped
  4. Green chilly - 7
  5. Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
  6. Oil - 3 tsp
  7. Cumin seeds/ Jeera - 1tsp
  8. Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  9. Capsicum ( optional) - thinly sliced
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Coriander leaves

Method :     ( Please make sure not to add water in this process)
  • Add oil followed by cumin seeds and Onion. Add Salt to onion so that it cooks fast.
  • Fry it until onion turns golden brown in color.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry it for another 1 min till raw smell goes off.
  • Add cleaned chicken, turmeric, green chilly and mix it well
  • Boil chicken until it leaves oil and water.
  • Add tomato and boil until chicken is cooked well and also tomato should be mashed well.

  • Add capsicum(optional) and fry it for another 5 mins.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Turmeric chicken is ready to have. Goes well with Chapati/Roti

Egg puffs

This will be the perfect snack for the perfect evening. Prepare this easy snack and make your evening special.

Ingredients :
  1. Puff pastry sheets
  2. Boiled egg - 2
  3. Onion - 1
  4. Tomato - 1
  5. Ginger garlic paste - 1tsp
  6. Coriander powder - 1tsp
  7. Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
  8. Oil - 1 tsp
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Coriander leaves
  11. Ghee - 1 tsp

Method :

Egg :
  • Boil the egg in water for 12 to 15 mins and switch off the flame.
  • After 5 mins remove the egg shell and let it rest for 5 more mins.
  • Cut the boiled egg into two halves and sprinkle black pepper and salt to it.

Masala :
  • Add oil to the pan followed by onion.
  • Once the onion turns brown then add ginger garlic paste.
  • Once the raw smell of ginger garlic paste goes off then add tomato.
  • Fry it until tomato is mashed up nicely
  • Add coriander powder and chilly powder, fry it for another 2 mins.
  • Finally garnish it with coriander leaves and masala is ready.

Egg Puff :

  • Before using the puff pastry make sure it is in room temperature, if not, let it rest outside the freezer for 1 to 2 hours.

  • Once the puff pastry is smooth divide one sheet into 2 / 3 of equal sizes.
  • Roll the puff pastry.
  • Add the masala which is ready and on top of it put boiled egg.

  • Fold the opposite sides into one.
  • Smear ghee on aluminum foil/ aluminum tray and place the egg puffs on to it.

  • Set temperature to 450 degree and leave for 10 mins in oven.
  • Egg puffs are ready to have !