Monday, February 23, 2009

Ullipaya/ Onion Jhulka

Onion lovers will love this recipe. As it is fast to make and tasty to eat. This is dru curry and can be accompanied with any liquid item along with rice or with roti.

Chick-pea flour (Senagapindi, Besan)
Red Chilli powder
Green chillies (optional)
Salt to taste

For tadka:
Mustard seeds
Cumin seeds

Method of preparation
1. Do tadka by taking a kadai or pan and adding oil to it. Add mustard seeds after oil is heated and let them splutter. After they are done, then add cumin seeds. Add green chillies (optional).

2. Now add onions and let them turn golden brown.

3. Add Red chilli powder and Salt at this point and mix it.

4. Lastly add chick pea flour as needed until the wetness of the onions is gone and mix.

5. Garnish with coriander and serve.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Snakegourd Yogurt pickle

Potlakaya Perugu Pachadi ki true translation is Snakegourd yogurt pickle. This is another simple and easy to make and tasty sides. I feel its healthy too.

Snakegourd - 1 chopped round
Green chillies -3-4 chopped small(depending on your taste)
Salt to taste
Oil - 2-3 teaspoons
Mustard seeds
Jeera/Cumin Seeds
Urad dal
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves

Method of preparation
1. Boil Snakegourd chopped pieces in water added with salt until the pieces are totally done/well cooked.

2. Drain the water and take the boiled snakegourd pieces in a bowl. Add salt, yogurt, green chillies, Coriander leaves.

3. Take small bowl for tadka and do tadka by heating oil and then adding mustard seeds, jeera, Curry leaves, Asafoetida and urad dal. Switch off when the urad dal turns lightly brown.

4. Add the Tadka to the mix done in Step 2. Mix everything and then serve it with Rice, roti or with any biryani.


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