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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

VEGETABLE CUTLET




Here is a plate of hot vegetable cutlets...My favorite starter and anytime snack....


INGREDIENTS


  • BOILED POTATOES-2 CUPS
  • CHOPPED ONIONS-1 CUP
  • PEAS-1/2 CUP
  • CHOPPED CARROTS-1/2 CUP
  • CUMIN SEEDS-1/2 TEASPOON
  • BREAD SLICES-4
  • BREAD CRUMBS FOR COATING
  • CORNFLOUR FOR COATING
  • BREADCRUMBS FOR COATING
  • OIL FOR DEEP FRYING
  • CHILLY POWDER-2 TEASPOONS
  • SALT TO TASTE


METHOD

  • Boil the peas and carrots.Drain.
  • Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan.
  • Fry the cumin seeds.
  • Add the onions and fry till transparent.
  • Now add the salt and chilly powder.
  • Add the boiled vegetables and mic well.
  • Soak the bread slices in salted water.Squeeze till dry.
  • Break into pieces.Add to the vegetables and mix well.
  • Cool. Knead the mixture  roughly .Shape into balls.Flatten slightly.
  • Dilute the cornflour to a thin coating paste.
  • Dip the flattened cutlets into the paste.Roll over the bread crumbs till well coated.
  • Fry in hot oil  .Drain.
  • Serve with tomato sauce .



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Friday, September 26, 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

LADIES FINGER TOMATO MASALA CURRY/BHINDI TAMATAR MASALA




Here is a healthy and tasty,low fat vegetable curry prepared with very little oil....

This recipe  lends a tasty twist to our simple everyday ladies finger curry...


INGREDIENTS



  • TENDER LADIES FINGER-1/4 KG
  • TOMATO  -  2-3
  • SMALL ONIONS-6
  • GARLIC-4 CLOVES
  • RED CHILLY POWDER-1 TEASPOON
  • TURMERIC POWDER-1/4 TEASPOON
  • DHANIA /CORIANDER POWDER-1 TEASPOON
  • JEERA/CUMIN POWDER-1/2 TEASPOON
  • CUMIN SEEDS-1 TEASPOON
  • RED CHILLIES-4
  • OIL-3 TEASPOONS
  • SALT TO TASTE

METHOD

  • Clean and cut ladies finger into 1 inch pieces.
  • Chop tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a pan.
  • Fry the cumin seeds,peeled onions and garlic.
  • Add the tomatoes and the powders. Cook till done.Puree in a mixer.
  • Heat the remaining oil. Fry the red chillies and add the ladies finger pieces.Add salt to taste.
  • Cook till tender.
  • Now add the ground masala and cook till the fluids evaporate.
  • Serve hot as a side dish to any roti or rice dish.