Thursday, June 19, 2008

Vegetable Spring Rolls

Spring Roll Pastry Sheets-25
Onion-1 medium sliced
Carrot-jullien's 1 cup
Cabbage-jullien's 1/2 cup
Capsicum- jullien's 1/4 cup
Beans- finely chopped 1/2cup
Soya Sauce-2tbsp
Salt - as required
Pepper-as required

-Heat oil , add onion , and fry till transleucent , now add the rest of the vegetables and cook for another 5min.
-Add the soya sauce , salt and pepper and let it cool.
-Take a pastry sheet and spread it on a smooth surface.
-Place little filling diagonally on the sheet.
-Fold up one corner onto the filling and roll tight.
-Take the two corners and fold over the filling so that filling is sealed on three sides.
-Now roll over the left over corner over the filling and close tightly sealing with a drop or two of water.
-Heat Oil for frying , once hot add 3 spring rolls and fry till golden brown.
-Serve with ketchup.

NOTE: Rolling procedure can be followed from the below pictures for reference.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Chow Chow Chutney

This is my post for JFI Tamarind hosted by SIG


Chow Chow- 2 medium
Green Chillies- 2-3 (acc to your taste)
Tamarind- 1/4th lemon size.
Urad Dal-1/2 tsp
Chana Dal-1tsp
Red Chillies-2
Mustard Seeds-1tsp
Garlic-1 clove
Curry Leaves- 1 sprig.
Salt- as required
Turmeric-2 pinches.


-Heat 2tbsp oil , add the dals and fry for 3 min till light brown color.

-Now add the Mustard seeds , jeera and fry for 2 min.

-Add Curry Leaves and red chillies and remove into a plate and let it cool.

-Heat remaining oil and add the chopped chow chow and green chillies , salt and haldi and cook till chow chow is done , it will take about 10min to cook.

-Let the chow chow cool.

-In a blender take the fried dals mixture and add little water , the garlic clove and tamarind and grind well , now add the chow chow and grind till smooth.

-Serve with rice and ghee.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Broccoli Fry

Hi Everyone , i haven't been blogging from around 3 months , this time i took a very long break .
Now i am back and with a different recipe. I had always wanted to include broccoli into our food because of its high nutritional value but did not get proper recipe to make it , finally i cooked it in the same way as cauliflower and it turned out delicious. So here is the simplest recipe to make tasty broccoli.

Broccoli - 3 head chopped to bite size
Mustard seeds-1tbsp
Curry Leaves- 2 sprigs
Salt- as required
Turmeric - 1/4th tsp
Red Chilli Powder- 1tbsp
Garam Masala-1tsp


-Heat Oil , add the jeera and mustard seeds and let them splutter , now add the curry leaves and fry for 2 min.

-Add the broccoli, salt and turmeric and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 min.

-Mix well and add the red chilli powder and again cover and cook for another 10min.

-Add the garam masala and cook for 5 min.

-Serve with rice.

Note: I didnt have coriander in my fridge so didnt use but u can garnish it with finely chopped coriander.

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