Monday, May 14, 2007


Left over rice - 3 cups
Oil - 5tbsp
Haldi -1tsp
Hing - a pinch
Chana dal - 2tbsp
Urad dal -1tsp
Red chillies - 4
Green chillies - 6-7
Peanuts - 3tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1tbsp
Jeera - 1tsp
Ginger finely mashed - 1"
Tamarind pulp - 6tbsp
Salt- as required

-To the rice add 1 tbsp oil , a pinch haldi and little salt and mix well.
- Heat 3tbsp oil add peanuts , chana dal and fry for 2 min.
- Now add mustard seeds , jeera , green chillies , red chillies, curry leaves and fry for 3-4 more mins.
-Switch off the flame and now add the finely mashed ginger and let fry for 1/2 min
-Add the whole mixture to the rice and mix well
- Heat 1tbsp oil add a pinch of haldi , hing and salt and fry for 1 min.
- Now add the tamarind pulp and cook for abt 5-7min till the mixture thickens.
- Add the tamarind mixture to the rice and mix well and serve.

Friday, May 11, 2007


Boiled Aloo - 3
Sweet chutney - 3tbsp

Onions (finely chopped) - 2
Salt - as required
Red chilli powder - 1 and 1/2 tsp
Chat masala - 1tspOil - for deep frying


- Cut the boiled aloo into bit size pieces and deep fry till golden brown
-Drain them well on a tissue paper till all the excess oil has been soaked

-Add the sweet chutney , onions, salt, red chilli powder and chat masala and mix well.

-Serve with a few more onions on top.

Sunday, May 6, 2007


Boiled rice- 2cups
Jeera - 1tbsp

Cloves - 2-3

Green chillies - 3-4

-After the rice is cooked spread in in a plate and leave. In this way the rice grains won't stick to each other.
-Heat oil add the jeera, pound the cloves and add.

-Just before switching off add the greem chillies and add to the rice and mix well. Tastes well when served with the spicy dal fry(one of my previous posts)

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