Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Spiced Buttermilk


Plain Yogurt - 1 cup
Water - 4 cups
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Grated Ginger - 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida - pinch
Curry Leaves - few
Salt to taste


In a bowl whisk yogurt till smooth, then add water and salt to it and whisk to make buttermilk.

Dry roast the cumin seeds, crush them and add to buttermilk along with grated ginger, asafoetida and chopped curry leaves. Mix well.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Fried Onion Rings


Onion - 2
Maida Flour - 1/2 cup
Egg white - 3 tbsp
Butter Milk - 1/4 cup
Pepper Powder - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep fry


In a bowl mix flour, bttter milk, pepper powder, butter milk, salt to a thick batter. If need add water.

Peel and slice onions into rounds and separate the rings.

Heat oil in a deep frying pan.

Dip the onion rings into the

Friday, June 18, 2010

Bhaji with Bottle Gourd Peels


Bottle Gourd Peels - 1 cup
Garam Masala powder - 1 tsp
Bengal Gram Flour - 1 cup
Chilly Powder - 2 tbsp
a pinch of Asafoetida
Salt to taste
Oil for deep fry


Mix salt and garam masala, rub this mixture to the peels and keep aside.

Take a bowl add bengal gram flour, asafoetida, salt, chilly powder and mix well, pour enough water to make into thick batter.

Heat oil

Friday, June 11, 2010

Cauliflower & Peas Pepper Fry

I love cauliflower and peas combo. Have done gravy before, but have not done any stir fry with this combo. First time i tried this simple side dish and it was a great success. It was yummy and the addition of pepper powder to cauliflower gives you more taste. It was easy and quick. Here is the recipe.


Cauliflower florets - 200gms
Frozen Peas - 100 gms
Onions - 1, finely

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Choco Oats Burfi


Dark chocolate - 100gms
Oats - 1 cup
Butter - 20 gms
Milk - 1/2 cup


Melt butter and chocolate in a microwave bowl.

Mix well and add the the oats and milk, mix well and microwave high for two Min's.

Grease the tray or plate with little oil or butter and spread the mixture evenly in the tray and leave it for 2 min's and cut into shapes while warm.