LEMON FRIED RICE


Ingredients

Basmati rice- 2 cups

Carrot medium size-1(cut into cubes and boiled)

Boiled green peas- 1/4 cup

Sliced green chillies- 4

Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp

Lemon juice ( use 2 lemons)

Oil-3 tbsp

Salt to taste

Curry leaves- 8

Method

1. Boil basmati rice with 1/2 Tsp of oil and 3 cups of water.

2. After it is cooked put it aside for 1 hour.

3. Take a Kadai, add rest of the oil and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves.

4. When it starts spluttering add boiled peas and carrots and fry for 2-4 min.

5. Add salt according to your taste.

6. Add the boiled rice and mix well.

7. After 2-4 min add the lemon juice and mix well

8. Seve it on a serving plate.

9.Goes well with chicken fry.Image

MOONG DAL DOSA

Ingredients

Moong dal – 1/2 cup  (with out skin)
Raw rice-  1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Ghee -2 tsp
Curd – 1 tsp
Method
  1. Wash rice and dal together and soak for two hours.
  2. Drain dal and rice, and grind it in a grinder  like dosa batter using by  little water.
  3. Add curd and salt  mix well keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  4. Heat tawa and grease it . Pour a ladle of the batter and spread it .
  5. Pour little ghee around the dosa and cook till turns light brown.
  6. Flip it over and cook other side also.
  7. Serve hot with chutney.

PEPPER CHICKEN FRY

Ingredients

chicken – 1 kg

ginger garlic paste – 2 tbsp

pepper powder – 2 tbsp [ freshly grounded ]

pulav masala – 1/2 tsp

green chilles – 10 slited

turemeric – 1/4 tsp

red chilli powder- 1/4 tsp

salt to taste

oil – 4 tbsp

water -1 1/2 cups

curry leaves – few leaves

METHOD

  1. Wash the chicken properly ,and in that add ginger garlic paste, pepper powder, turmeric, salt and marinate for half an hour.
  2. Take  a kadai , add the marinated chicken and water and let it boil for 5 minutes.
  3. Keep covered , and cook on low flame till the water evaporates .
  4. Make sure the chicken is perfectly cooked.
  5. Take a large kadai , add the remaining oil, curry leaves ,green chilles , boiled chicken and pulav masala, and fry for about 10-15 min in a medium flame until it turns into brown colour.
  6. That’s it!!! pepper chicken is ready!! ( an ideal recipe for children)Image

Paneer capsicum curry

Ingredients

paneer – 500gms(cut into cubes)

onions – 2 large(cut into slices)

green chillies – 4 

ginger – i inch(cut into pieces)

garlic – 8 cloves(without skin)

cumin seeds – 1 tsp

coriander seeds – 1 tsp

capsicum – 1 (big size)

turmeric – 1/2 tsp

red chilli powder – 1 1/2 tsp

cashew nuts – 8

oil – 3 tbsp

salt to taste

water – 3/4 cup

Method

1. Take a pan , add 1 tsp of oil.

2. In this add onions, green chillies, ginger, garlic , cumin seeds and coriander seeds and fry them till they turn into light brown colour.

3. Let it cool for 10 min and blend it to a fine paste.

4. Take another pan, add the remaining oil.

5. Add the capsicum pieces and fry for 2-3 min. Add the blended paste and fry for 2-3 min again.

6. In this add the salt, red chilli powder, turmeric and fry for another 5-6 min till the raw smell goes out.

7. Add the paneer cubes and water and cook on a low flame till the oil separates.

8. Remove from flame and serve hot with roti or naan.

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PULAV MASALA

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ingredients

Cloves – 1/2 cup

Cardamon  – 1/2  cup

Cinnamon – 1/2 cup

Javithri – 1/3 cup  (Japathri)

nut meg – 1/2 piece ( jajikaya)

Poppy seeds – 1/3 cup ( gasa gasalu)

Marathi mogga – 1/4 cup

Star anise – 1/3 cup

Method

  1. Put all these ingredients in a plate mix well.
  2. Put in sun  for one hour and grind to a fine powder.
  3. Store in air tight container .
  4. Now your pulav masala is ready and can be used in all kinds of pulav.

CHICKEN FRY

Ingredients

Chicken – 1 Kg

Ginger garlic paste – 2 Tbsp

Red chilli powder – 4 Tsp

Turmeric – 1/2 Tsp

Garam masala – 3 Tsp

Big onions sliced – 4

Sliced Green chillies – 4

Salt to taste

Oil – 3/4 cup

Cumin seeds – 1 Tsp

Red chilli – 3

Curry leaves – 2 strips

Method

1. Wash the chicken properly.

2. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste and 1 1/2 Tsp of garam masala .

3. In this add 2 cups of water and mix well. Put this Kadai on the stove.

4. Heat it till it starts boiling. After it starts boiling put it on medium flame and cover it with a lid.

5. After 5 min remove the lid  and leave it like that till all the water dries.

6. Take a broad vessel. Add oil. Put cumin seeds, red chillies and curry leaves.

7. Then add green chillies and onions. After the onions get brown in color add the boiled chicken and the rest of the garam masala and fry for 15 min till it gets nice brown color.

8. Serve it on a serving plate with hot rice.

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