Sunday, May 29, 2011

Chickpeas Sundal

Chickpeas (Black) - 1cup
Gratted Coconut - 2tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1tsp
Hing - 1/4tsp
Oil - 2tsp
Salt - to taste
Curry leaves - few


1)Soak the Chickpeas overnight & nextday pressure cook with salt and keep aside
2)Heat a kadai, add oil, mustard seeds after splutters, add curry leaves and hing
3)Add chickpeas and cook them for 2-3mins, finally add gratted coconut and saute for few mins
Chickpeas sundal is ready to serve.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Mango Lassi


Ripe Mango - 1no (peeled)

Thick curd - 5-6tsp

Milk - 1/2cup

Sugar - as required


Blend all the above ingredients in to fine paste and serve chill.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Im Backkkkkk!!! with Okra Masala


Okra/lady's finger/vendakka - 25o grms

Onion - 2nos

Tomato - 2nos

Ginger n garlic paste - 1tsp

Fennel seeds -1/4tsp

Red chilly powder - 1tsp

Coriander powder - 1/2tsp

Tumeric powder - 1/4tsp

Cumin powder - 1/2tsp

Garam masala - 1/2tsp

Oil - 3tsp

Salt - to taste


1. Heat a kadai, add 1tsp oil and add cutted okra and fry till colour changes,drain and keep aside

2. In the same kadai, add 2tsp oil, chopped onion, fennel seeds, ginger n garlic paste saute them for 2-3mins

3. Add tomato and salt. cook till it mashes well

4. Add tumeric,chilly, coriander and cumin powder mix it and cook till oil separates and off the flame n keep aside 

5. Then add okra with little water and cook till the okra and masala mix together

This masala goes well with chapathi and naan


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