Saturday, December 21, 2013

Cilantro Hummus

Cilantro lime hummus..Chickpea dip

1/2 cup garbanzo beans (chickpea), soaked overnite n boiled..
2 tbsp..cup extra virgin olive oil or more to grind 
lime juice 1 tsp 
3 tsp minced garlic
few springs roughly chopped cilantro
1/2 tsp chilli powder.. or green chill 
3/4 tsp salt per taste//
a pinch cumin powder optional...

Place everything in a Blender and blend together until smooth and creamy. Serve with pita chips...yum..


Egg Briyani

Ingredients :

3 large eggs (boiled and peeled)
1 medium sized onion (finely sliced)
1 tomato diced
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
3 Green chillies
1/2 tsp chilly powder 
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin seeds
1" Cinnamon stick
cardamon 2
1 tsp biryani masala
1 tsp lemon juice
cilantro to garnish
fried onions to garnish
Oil / ghee
Salt to taste

For rice:
2 cup basmati rice (long grain)
water to boil
food color a pinch..


Cook basmati rice until well done. Add little oil and salt and cook while cooking rice..boil eggs cut the eggs and fry it in a pan both sides with some oil, salt and chilly powder n pepper pwd.. 

Heat a pan add oil add cumin seeds when they crackle add cinnamon stick cardamon n onions fry until translucent ..add ginger garlic paste once the raw smell goes add tomatoes n cook well...then add all the chilly pd..corainder pwd.turmeric n briyani masala n fry well..add little water to make a gravy..once the gravy gets thick add fried egg...

Layer the rice n the gravy with fried egg...n keep in flame for 10 mns until the flavour gets into the with fried onions n little food color n decorate with cilantro leaf...squeeze lime juice...n can add one tsp ghee (clarified butter) for more better taste....


Peanut Chutney

Ingredients Peanuts - 3/4 cup Onion 1 Redchilly pwd 1/2 tsp or more as needed Garlic pods 3 Salt as required To...