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Papad Ki Subji (Rajasthani Dish)

June 2 2016 Manjula's kitchen 

Papad Ki Subji (Rajasthani Dish) (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Papad ki sabzi this is a traditional Rajasthani dish. Papad ki subji is delicious and flavorful. Papad ki sabji has a distinct flavor and easy to make.  Serve this hot with roti, paratha or plain rice. Preparation time: 5 min Cooking time: 22 min Serves: 3 Ingredients: - 4 plain papad I am using plain urad dal 8 diameter - 2 tablespoons oil - 1 teaspoon cumin seeds – jeera - 1/­­8 teaspoon asafetida - hing - 2 whole red chili dried - 2 cups of plain yogurt, sour yogurt works better - curd, dahi - 2 teaspoons finely shredded ginger - 1 teaspoon red chili powder - lal mirch - 1/­­2 teaspoon turmeric – haldi - 2 teaspoons coriander powder - dhania - 1/­­2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds - mathi dana - 1 teaspoon salt - 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro - hara dhania Method - Wash and soak fenugreek seeds for about 5 minutes, and change the water 3-4 times, this will reduce the bitterness from the fenugreek seeds. Drain the water and set aside. - Break the papad in small pieces. Set aside. - In a bowl beat the yogurt until it is smooth. Add ginger, chili powder, turmeric, coriander powder, and fenugreek seeds and mix it well. - Heat the oil in a sauce pan over medium heat, oil should be moderately hot. Add cumin seeds as seeds crack add asafetida and whole red chilies, lower the heat. - Add yogurt mix and cook over low heat stir continuously. Let it boil for 2-3 minutes. Add about 1 cup of water and cook for 3-4 minutes after gravy comes to boil. - Add salt and papad mix it and let it cook for 3-4 minutes. Turn off the heat add cilantro. Papad ki sabji is ready to serve. The post Papad Ki Subji (Rajasthani Dish) appeared first on Manjula's Kitchen.

Aloo Puri - Potatoes with Fried Puffed Bread

March 19 2014 Manjula's kitchen 

Aloo Puri - Potatoes with Fried Puffed BreadClick here to view the embedded video. Aloo Puri, spicy potatoes with gravy and puffed whole wheat bread (puri). It is simple and makes a complete meal. This is a popular combination in North India. This can be served for a casual breakfast, lunch or dinner. Recipe serves 2. Ingredients: for Aloo (Potatoes with Gravy) - 3 medium size potatoes peeled and cubed in bite size, about 2 cups of cubed potato - 1-1/­­2 tablespoons oil - 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) - 1/­­8 teaspoon asafetida (hing) - 1/­­4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) - 1 teaspoon ginger chopped - 1 green chili chopped - 2 teaspoon coriander powder (dhania) - 1 teaspoon fennel seed crushed - 1/­­4 teaspoon red chili powder - 1 teaspoon salt - 1/­­2 teaspoon mango powder (amchoor) - 1/­­4 teaspoon garam masala - About 2 tablespoon cilantro (hara dhania) finely chopped for Puri - 1 cup whole wheat flour - 1 tablespoon soji /­­ semolina - 1/­­8 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain) - 1/­­2 teaspoon salt - Approx. 1/­­2 cup water  Also need oil to fry Method - For Aloo: In a small bowl, mix the coriander, fennel, turmeric, chili powder, salt, ginger, and green chili with about 2 tablespoons of water. Set aside. - Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium high heat. Test the heat by adding one cumin seed to the oil. If the cumin seed cracks right away, the oil is ready. Add cumin seeds, and asafetida, as cumin seeds crack add spice mix and stir fry for about 15 seconds - Add potatoes mix with spices, lower the heat to low medium, cover the pan and let it cook for about three to four minutes stirring once in between. - Add about 1-1/­­2 cups of water and change the heat to medium high heat. As potatoes come to boil cover the pan and lower the heat to medium and let it cook for about eight minutes. - Mix the potatoes and mash some potatoes as mixing the potatoes, this will thickness to gravy. Adjust the water in gravy to your liking; gravy will thicken as it will cool. - Add mango powder, garam masala and cilantro. Mix it well turn off the heat and cover the pan. Aloo is ready to serve hot with Puries. - For Puri: In a bowl mix whole-wheat flour, soji, carom seeds, and salt. Add water as needed to make firm dough. - Oil your palm and knead the dough until it is pliable. Dough for puri should be firm but smooth. - Set the dough aside and cover with a damp cloth. Let the dough rest for 15 minutes or longer. - Divide the dough in 10 equal parts. - Take couple of drops of oil on your palm and roll the dough in balls and press it between your palms. - Roll the dough into about 5-inch diameter. If the dough is sticking to the rolling pin or rolling surface, put couple of drops of oil on the rolling pin and a couple of drops of oil on the surface. - You can roll 4 to 5 purees before you start frying, but do not roll all the puries at once or they will begin to dry and not puff. - Heat about one inch of oil in frying pan on medium high heat. To check if oil is hot enough place a small piece of dough in oil and dough should float to the top right away. - Place the puri in the frying pan and press it with a skimmer, puri should puff right away. - Turn puri over. Puri should be light creamy brown from both sides. Take the puri out and place it on paper towels to absorb the excess oil. - Serve puri with Aloo. You can store the puries in covered container after they cool to room temperature. Enjoy! Related RecipesVermicelli Upma-Spicy Noodles-Seviyan UpmaAloo Mattar (Potatoes and Green Peas)Mattar Ke Kachori (Spicy Puff Pastry)Potato in Coconut GravyMushroom Corn Cashew CurrySpicy Squash – Kaddu Ki SubjiChole Palak (Chickpeas With Spinach)Mushroom with peasKhasta KachoriAloo Jeera (Potatoes with Cumin Seeds)

Sarson Ka Saag - Mustard Greens with Spinach

February 5 2014 Manjula's kitchen 

Sarson Ka Saag - Mustard Greens with SpinachClick here to view the embedded video. Sarson Ka Saag, mustard greens with spinach is a healthy and easy to prepare dish. Sarson ka saag is a all time favorite punjabi dish. Traditionally this is served with maki ki rote (maize flat bread) and gur (unrefined cane sugar). Serves 3-4 Ingredients: - 4 cups packed mustard leaves chopped (sarson) - 4 cups packed spinach leaves chopped (palak) - 1 tablespoon ginger finely shredded - 2 green chili chopped (adjust to taste) - 1 teaspoon salt - 1/­­2 teaspoon turmeric - 1/­­4 cup corn flour (maki ka atta, maize) - 4 tablespoons ghee/­­ clarified butter For seasoning - 2 tablespoons ghee/­­ clarified butter - 1/­­2 teaspoon cumin seeds - 1/­­8 teaspoon asafetida (hing) -  1/­­4 teaspoon red chili powder Method - Mix corn flour with 1/­­2 cup of water and keep aside. - In a heavy bottom pan boil the mustard, and spinach leaves, 4 tablespoons ghee/­­ clarified butter, salt, turmeric, ginger and green chili with one cup of water over medium high heat. - After greens come to boil cover the pan and turn heat down to medium. Cook for approximately 30 minutes; stir 3-4 times in between. Greens should be well cook and mushy; they will become about 1/­­3 in volume. - Add corn flour mixture and mix it well and let it simmer for about 20 minutes. Stir 3-4 times in between. Saag should be cook well all the ingredients nicely integrated together. - For seasoning heat the ghee/­­ clairfied butter in small pan, ghee should be moderately hot. Add cumin seeds they should crack right a way. Add asafetida and red chilies stir for few second and add to the saag. Mix it well. - Sarson ka saag is ready. Serve hot with maki ki roti, naan or Thandoori Roti. Related RecipesPalak (Spinach) PaneerSpinach ParathaKela Ki Subji (Banana Curry)Chole Palak (Chickpeas With Spinach)Mushroom Corn Cashew CurryBesan Ki Roti Dal MakhaniGreen Beans and PeasMoong Dal With SpinachButter Paneer Masala

Sarson Ka Saag - Mustard Greens and Spinach

February 5 2014 Manjula's kitchen 

Sarson Ka Saag, mustard greens and spinach; this is a healthy and easy to prepare dish. Sarson ka saag is all time favorite traditional punjabi dish. Traditionally this is served with maki ki rote (maize flat bread) and gur (unrefined cane sugar). Serves 3-4 Ingredients - 4 cups packed mustard leaves chopped (sarson) - 4 cups packed spinach leaves chopped (palak) - 1 tablespoon ginger finely shredded - 2 green chili chopped (adjust to taste) - 1 teaspoon salt - 1/­­2 teaspoon turmeric - 1/­­4 cup corn flour (maki ka atta, maize) - 4 tablespoons ghee/­­ clarified butter For seasoning - 2 tablespoons clarified butter (ghee) - 1/­­2 teaspoon cumin seeds - 1/­­8 teaspoon asafetida (hing) -  1/­­4 teaspoon red chili powder Method Mix corn flour with 1/­­2 cup of water and keep aside. In a heavy bottom pan boil the mustard, and spinach leaves, 4 tablespoons butter, salt, turmeric, ginger and green chili with one cup of water over medium high heat. After greens come to boil cover the pan and turn heat down to medium. Cook for approximately 30 minutes; stir 3-4 times in between. Greens should be well cook and mushy. Add corn flour mixture and mix it well and let it simmer for about 20 minutes. Stir 3-4 times in between. Saag should be cook well all the ingredients nicely integrated together. For seasoning heat the butter in small pan, oil should be moderately hot. Add cumin seeds they should crack right a way. Add asafetida and red chilies ftir for few second and add to the saag. Mix it well. Sarson ka saag is ready serve hot; this can be served with maki ki roti, or Thandoori Roti.       Related RecipesKela Ki Subji (Banana Curry)Mushroom Corn Cashew CurryGreen Beans and PeasAloo Mattar (Potatoes and Green Peas)Paneer Tikka MasalaRajma Chawal (Kidney Bean Curry)Potato Curry with Yogurt GravyGatte Ke KadhiAchari PaneerPaneer Curry Pasta Salad

Okra Tomato Curry

July 17 2013 Manjula's kitchen 

Okra Tomato CurryClick here to view the embedded video. Crispy okra (bhindi) served with a flavorful tomato curry is a mouthwatering side dish. You will sure to impress your guests with this unique dish! Ingredients: For gravy: - 4 medium tomatoes puree will make approx. 1-1/­­2 cup - 1/­­4 inch piece of ginger - 1 tablespoon oil - 1/­­2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) - Pinch of asafetida (hing) - 1 teaspoon coriander powder (dhania) - 1/­­4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) - 1/­­2 teaspoon red chili powder - 1/­­2 teaspoon salt - 1 teaspoon sugar - 1 teaspoon corn starch/­­arrow root powder Fried Okra: - Approx. 1/­­2 pond okra sliced from center and cut in half make about 1-3/­­4 cup cut okra (bhindi) - 1/­­4 cup besan gram flour - 1/­­2 teaspoon salt - 1/­­2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) - 1/­­2 teaspoon mango powder (amchoor) - 1 teaspoon fennel seeds coarsely ground (sonff) - 1-1/­­2 teaspoons coriander seeds coarsely ground (dhania) - 1/­­2 teaspoon red chili powder - Approx. 3 tablespoons water - Oil to fry  Method Gravy - Mix cornstarch with three tablespoons of water and keep aside. - Blend the tomatoes and ginger to make tomato puree. - Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium high. Test the heat by adding one cumin seed to the oil. If the cumin seed cracks right away, the oil is ready. - Add cumin seeds, asafetida and stir for few seconds now add coriander; turmeric, red chili, salt and sugar stir fry for few seconds and add tomato puree. . - Cook the tomatoes for about 4-5 minutes, add corn starch and cook for about 3 minutes. Gravy should be pourable consistency. Gravy is ready keep aside. Fried Okra - In a bowl put the okra and add all the dry ingredients, salt, cumin, mango powder, fennel, coriander, red chili powder and besan (gram flour) mix it well. Add the water slowly okra should be nicely coated with spices but the mix should not be runny. - Heat the oil in frying pan over medium high heat, frying pan should have about 1 inch of oil. Oil should be moderately hot when you put okra in oil it should float right of way but not change the color. - Put one okra at a time to the oil and fry till they are golden brown both sides this should take about four minutes. - Take them out over paper towel. - Serve the Okra over gravy; dont mix it as you should pick up the okra with gravy. Suggestions - You can prepare the gravy and okra in advance; gravy can be refrigerated for 4-5 days. Fried okra should be stored at room temperature for 3-4 days. Before serving heat the gravy and heat the gravy in frying pan like stir fry so they become crunchy and serve over the gravy. - You can serve the fried okra without gravy as a side dish they taste great Related RecipesBhindi Masala – Spicy OkraSpicy SquashKela Ki Subji (Banana Curry)Khasta KachoriMasala PeanutsVegetable PakorasAloo Mattar (Potatoes and Green Peas)Potato in Coconut GravyAloo Dum (Potato Curry)Masala French Fries

Lauki ka Raita - Bottle Gourd with Yogurt

January 24 2014 Manjula's kitchen 

Lauki ka Raita - Bottle Gourd with YogurtClick here to view the embedded video. Lauki raita is a refreshing yogurt-based dish made with spiced lauki and yogurt. Lauki is also known as bottle gourd, doodhi, ghia. Lauki raita is healthy and tastes delicious. Serve this as a side dish with any Indian flat bread or over the rice. Will serve 2 Ingredients: - 1 cups yogurt (curd, dahi) - Approx. 1/­­2 cup milk, use as needed - 1 cup lauki grated (bottle gourd, doodhi, ghia) - 2 teaspoon oil - 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) - 1/­­8 teaspoon asafetida (hing) - 2 whole red chilies (lal mirch) - 1 teaspoon ginger finely chopped (adrak) - 1 teaspoon green chilies finely chopped - 3 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped (hara dhania) - 1/­­2 teaspoon salt  Method - Whip the yogurt and add the milk as needed to make the consistency of pancake batter, set aside. - Heat the oil in a saucepan on medium high heat. - Add the cumin seeds and asafetida. After the cumin seeds crack, add red chilies. Stir-fry a few seconds. - Add lauki, ginger, green chilies, cilantro and stir-fry until most of the water has evaporated and lauki is tender. This should take about four to five minutes. - After the lauki cools, mix it well into the yogurt. - Add more milk if needed. - For best results, serve chilled. Related RecipesLaucki Kheer (Bottle Gourd Pudding)Laucki Chana Dal (Bottle Gourd, Ghiya, Doodhi)Spicy Squash – Kaddu Ki SubjiHow To Make YogurtShrikhand – Sweet Flavorful YogurtMasala ZucchiniSpicy Squash CakesZucchini RiceSpinach RaitaButternut Squash Gnocchi in Coconut Curry Sauce


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