Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Paneer Bhurji for JFI Paneer

Grated Paneer - 1 cup
Chopped Onion - 1 medium
Chopped Tomato - 1 medium
Chopped Green Chilli - 2
Cubed Capsicum - 1 large
Turmeric - 1/4th tsp
Salt - as required
Oil - 2 tbsp
Jeera - 1tsp
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Curry Leaves - 2 sprigs

-Heat oil , add the mustard seeds , jeera , curry leaves , onion and green chillis and cook till onions turns light brown.
-Add the tomatoes , salt and turmeric and cook till tomatoes get mashed well.
- Now add the capsicum and cook for 2 min , take care the crispiness of capsicum dosent go.
-Add the paneer and mix well.
-Cook for 5 min and serve with roti.
This is my entry for JFI-Paneer being hosted by Trupti of The Spice Who Loved Me

Thanks to Indira of Mahanadi who started off this Web Event JFI

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Bendakaya Pulusu Kura (Bhindi in Tangy Tamarind Sauce)

Bhindi - 1lb chopped into big pieces
Onion - 2 medium chopped finely
Green Chillis - 2 chopped
Tamarind - lemon size
Curry Leaves - 2 sprigs
Jeera - 1tsp
Mustard Seeds -1 tsp
Garlic - 3-4 crushed
Methi seeds - 15-20 roasted and powdered
Red Chilli Powder - 1 and 1/2 tsp
Haldi Powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt as required
Oil - 2tbsp

-Soak the tamarind in luke warm water and extract 2cups of tamarind juice.
-Heat oil add the garlic and let it turn brown , now add the jeera , mustard seeds and curry leaves.
-Now add the onions and green chillis and cook for 2-3 min. After 2-3 min add the haldi powder and salt and cook for another 5-7 min.
-Now add the red chilli powder and cook for 2-3 min. Add 2-3 tbsp of water if the mixture becomes dry.
-Add the bhendi pieces and mix well till the mixture coats the bhindi well.
-Cook for 10 min.
-Add the tamarind extract and methi powder and cook till all the water is absorbed and a nice gravy is left.
-Serve with rice.

Note: For the above curry you can also substitue Bottle Gourd/ Ridge Gourd/ Raw Banana/ Tindora /Boiled Egg also.

Pepper Chicken Fry

Chicken - 1lb
Onion -1 big coarsly chopped
Green Chillis - 5-6 chopped into big pieces
Curry Leaves - 3-4 sprigs
Pepper Powder - 2 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/4th tsp
Haldi - 1/4th tsp
Ginger Garlic paste - 1tsp
Salt - acc to taste
Oil - 3tbsp

-Take the chicken clean it well and add all the ingredients except oil and leave it aside for 15-20 min for marination.
-Heat oil in a pan once hot all the chicken and fry till the chicken is cooked well on all the sides and it turns nice brown in color.
-Serve hot with rice or roti's.

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