Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Peanut Chutney


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

Tomato optional ...u can use tamarind or can grind without it.cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp optional

For the seasoningOil - 2 tsp
Mustard - 3/4 tsp


Roast the peanuts . If you are using roasted peanut, then you can skip this step.
Add cumin seeds ,onion and fry well add garlic pods and fry well until well cooked .Add Chilly powder and let it cool before grinding into smooth paste with little water. you can add to tomato and fry with onion but i skipped this step today as i didn't have any...if you add tomato skip adding water before grinding...

Heat oil, add mustard seeds and pour over the chutney.

Dip is ready to serve with pita chips or Dosas.rice crepes.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Stuffed Brinjals

Stuffed Brinjals

Small Brinjal - 8 Nos

onion - 1 cut into small pieces
garlic cut finely 1 tsp
coriander pwd 2 tsp
chilly pwd 1/2 tsp
turmeric pwd 1/4 tsp ..
cilantro for garnish


mix all the masalas and stuff into the brinjal with salt..cut the brinjals in 4 with the stem on place...heat oil add onions fry well add garlic pieces and the brinjals and cook ...add little water if needed....cover cook it well till the gravy coats the brinjals.....decorate with cilantro leaf....simple yet Delicious recipe...

opt..can add Garam masala..i didn't add any..

Serve with hot Rotis or any type of Rice..

Umita Unni

Eggplant in Tomato Masala

Eggplant inTomato masala..

Baby eggplants(baingan) : 5
Onion: 1 chopped finely
Tomato paste : 2
Ginger: ½ inch,
Garlic: 5-6 cloves,
Turmeric powder: ¼ tsp,
Red Chilly powder: ½ tsp,
Coriander powder: 1tsp,
Green chilly: 2 white jalapeños
Coriander leaves to decorate
Salt per taste
Oil: 2 tbsp can use more or less as per ur wish..
Garam masala 1/2 tsp

Method :

Wash and cut Eggplant and slit them from both the sides. Chop onion very finely. Grind ginger garlic into paste. Heat oil in pan add sliced onions. and sauté till translucent.Now add ½ cup of water to onions, and cook well..Add ginger garlic, dry spices, eggplants . cook the eggplant till soft once cooked add tomato paste ..cook well until a ice gravy is formed and add the green chili ...Garnish with cilantro ..

Simple but yet delicious eggplant masala...you can add garam masala of your choice...

Enjoy with Roti or Curd Rice..



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...