Mar 5, 2014

Sabudana (Sago) Tikki

Easy,Crunchy n yummy snack..

Sabudana(Sago) - 1 cup
Potato (boiled) - 2  (big)
Ginger - 1 small piece(grated)
Chaat Masala - 1/2tsp
Red Chilli Powder - 1/2tsp
Corn Flour - 2 tbsp
Coriander fresh - 1 tbsp(chopped)
Oil - for shallow Frying

Method : -
  1. Soak  Sabudana for 2 - 3 hrs .
  2. Boil potatoes n drain them .
  3. Mash the potatoes,add grated ginger-red chilli powder-chaat masala-salt,coriander leaves and corn flour.
  4. Mix well..check the salt.
  5. Drain sabudana and add to the potato mix,combine well.
  6. Make small size patties and arrange in a tray.
  7. Heat oil in a flat bottomed pan.
  8. Shallow fry these patties/tikkis..till crispy brown on both sides.
  9. Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

Mar 1, 2014

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Hello frnds..Its been a while since i experimented anything new in my Rasoi..coz i was totally occupied with my business..yes i hav started my Online Clothing Store on Facebook,pls do have a look by clicking - Rad's Wardrobe ..

Last week,got big ,fresh Pumpkins from my garden..was wondering what to do with so many thought to turn it into a Soup...Vry vry Happy with the result.. :) :D

Pumpkin (medium) - take half of that pumpkin or 4 cups cubes
Chicken stock/Vegetable Stock - 6 cups
Salt - 1.5tsp
Black Pepper - 5 (whole) or 3/4tsp (if using powder)
Garlic - 1 to 2 cloves
Onion (medium) - 1
Fresh Thyme or dry thyme - 1/2 tsp
Oregano - 1/2tsp
Parsley leaves - 1 tsp  (i used fresh coriander leaves - a few)
Heavy Whipping Cream - 1/2 cup { i replaced it with Fresh cream/Malai - 4tbsp(beaten)}

Method :-
  1. Cut pumpkin in cubes,put it in a pressure cooker.
  2. Crush garlic and add it to the pressure cooker along with salt,fresh thyme,oregano,black pepper and stock.
  3. Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.
  4. Wait till the pressure goes away completely.
  5. Open the pressure cooker and using hand blender,blend it to puree.
  6. Boil the puree for 5 more min.s
  7. Remove from fire .
  8. Add beaten whipping cream or fresh malai.
  9. Garnish wit chopped parsley or coriander leaves.
Serve hot...Njoy !!!

Jan 4, 2014

Chettinaad Chicken

A Spicy,thick chicken curry..

Chicken - 1 kg
Onion - 2 medium(sliced)
Tomato - 2 big(sliced)
Garlic - 10 cloves (chopped)
Ginger - 1 big piece (chopped)
Coconut Milk/cream - 1/2 to 3/4cup
Tumeric - 1/2tsp
Red chilli Powder - 2 tbsp (adjust to your spice level)
Jeera powder - 1tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Saunf (fennel powder) -1 tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves - a few to garnish
Water - 4 cups

Method :-
  1. Clean and cut the chicken into pieces.Keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok,Saute onions till light brown.
  3. Add ginger and garlic .Mix well.
  4. Now add tomatoes..cook till they are soft.
  5. Add the chicken pieces,add salt and tumeric and cook for 10 min-covered.
  6. Later add all the other masalas and water-cook till chicken is fully cooked and gravy is little thick.
  7. At last add coconut milk/cream,mix well and remove from flame.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Njoy with rice,appam or chapati...