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Saturday, March 18, 2017

CAULIFLOWER AND CAPSICUM RICE




Here is a simple and tasty meal in a dish which can 
be prepared in a jiffy ...
Lunch or Dinner...this dish comes in as a handy lifesaver...
It can be prepared with minimum fuss 
and mind you... it is a tasty and healthy dish rolled into one...


INGREDIENTS

  • BASMATI RICE - I CUP
  • ONION -1
  • CAPSICUM(chopped) - 1 CUP
  • CAULIFLOWER (chopped)-1 CUP
  • OIL -1 TABLESPOON
  • GREEN CHILLIES- 2-3
  • GARAM MASALA POWDER -1 TEASPOON
  • TURMERIC POWDER - 1/4 TEASPOON
  • SALT TO TASTE
  • CORIANDER LEAVES FOR GARNISHING

METHOD

  • Wash and soak the rice for 15 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a pressure pan.
  • Saute the chopped chillies,chopped onion and chopped vegetables for a minute or two.
  • Add the turmeric and garam masala powder. 
  • Now add the drained rice and mix well.
  • Add two cups of water and salt to taste.
  • Pressure cook for 3 - 4 whistles.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Serve with any raitha or chips or sabzi/curry of your choice.

SPICY BABY POTATO FRY


Potatoes are a favorite of all ages,seasons and palates...

Do try out this spicy baby potato fry that can be made in a jiffy...


INGREDIENTS

  • BABY POTATOES -1/2 KILOS
  • OIL FOR DEEP FRYING
  • RED CHILLY POWDER -TO TASTE
  • AMCHOOR POWDER (dry mango powder) -A BROAD PINCH
  • SALT TO TASTE





METHOD

  • Wash and clean the baby potatoes.
  • Pressure cook them for just 1 whistle in salted water.
  • Remove from the cooker and peel them.
  • Heat the oil in a pan .
  • Deep fry the potatoes till golden color.
  • Drain.
  • Place them in a bowl.
  • Add salt to taste,chilly powder to taste and Amchoor powder.
  • Toss well till the potatoes are coated well.
  • This is a great starter,snack or a side dish that is a perfect accompaniment for chappatis, pulavs, sambar ,rasam and curd rice too.



Monday, February 20, 2017

11 BENEFITS OF DRINKING WATER IN COPPER VESSELS



Watch this video clipping 
to learn about the benefits
of drinking water stored 
in copper vessels...
And do you remember...
that is what most of
our ancestors did...

It may solve most of your
health issues...