Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Spinach chutney(Palak)

1 bunch spinach leaves
½ cup shallots
2 garlic cloves
4 green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp coconut cooking oil
Salt to taste

Heat oil in a pan and fry cumin seeds,onion,green chillies and garlic.
Once the onion is soft add spinach leaves and  fry for further 2 minutes.
Remove from heat add salt.
Once the mixture is cold grind it.

Serve with hot rice or Dosa.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Sago Salad

1 cup sago (javvarusi)
1 big onion diced
4 green chillies
10 curry leaves
1 medium boiled potato
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp cooking oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
¼ peanuts roasted
½ cup chickpeas(cooked)(optional)
Salt to taste
½ tsp sugar
1 tsp lemon juice
Dry fenugreek leaves to garnish (optional)
Wash sago, just sprinkle some water and allow to sit for overnight or 3 to 4 hours.
Peel boiled potato skin and roughly mash it.
Boil the chickpeas.
Powder roasted peanut roughly .

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
Once the mustard scatter add cumin seeds,chopped onion, green chillies and curry leaves.
Once the onions become translucent add mashed potatoes and turmeric powder.
Fry for 2 to 3 minutes and add the sago.
On low flame fry the sago until it becomes transparent.
Add salt,chickpeas and sugar.
Remove the pan from heat add lemon juice and roughly chopped peanuts.
Garnish with dry fenugreek leaves before serving.

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Hi all, I was a lazy and dumb cook before marriage. After marriage I started to try different types of foods and found cooking interesting.  I feel happy while trying different varieties of food.Most are south indian authentic recipes from my mother's kitchen.Please feel free to contact me and leave your valuable comment.

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