Monday, September 8, 2008

Alu , Methi curry

potatoes - 300 gms
onion - 1
methi leaves - 1/4 cup
palak leaves - 1/2 cup
ginger   - 1 " peice
oil - 3 tbsp
rai - 1/4 tsp
jeera - 1/4 tsp
turmeric - pinch
salt - to taste
red chillie powder - 1 tsp

Boil potatoes, peel the skin and cut into peices. cut the cleaned methi and palak leaves .Heat oil in a pan and add rai, jeera . when they splutter , add finely cut onions and fry till they are soft. Add ginger juliens, cut methi and palak leaves and fry a little. now add potato peices, turmeric, red chilliepowder, salt and mix well. Fry till all the water is evaporated and curry is dry.  goes well with rice and chapathis..

Thursday, December 27, 2007

Mutter Mushroom curry

1 Cup sliced mushrooms
1 Cup green peas
2 Green chillies
2 Garlic clove
1 Ginger piece
1 Onion, sliced
1 Tomato
1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
1 tbsp Oil
1/4 Cup grated coconut
1 Cinnamon
Salt to taste

Grind coconut, chillies, ginger, garlic and cinnamon to a fine paste.Heat oil, and saute sliced onion until it turns translucent and golden brown. Add the paste.Add in tomato, peas, mushrooms & salt and cook it briefly.Add a cup of water and heat on a slow fire. Garnish with chopped coriander on the top & serve hot.

Mushroom Patties

100g Mushrooms
25g Peas
60g Potatoes
10g Oil
20g Onions
1 tsp Chili powder
Garam masala
1 tsp Lemon juice
1/2 tsp Grated ginger

Boil mushrooms, potatoes and peas.Peel off and mash the potatoes.Saute chopped ginger and onions in oil.Mix up mashed mushrooms, garam masala, lemon juice, peas, salt and chili powder.Transfer the mashed potatoes into cups. Stuff it with above mixture.Join the edges together and make them flat. Fry till it turns brown.Mushroom Patties are ready to serve.

Mushroom Biryani

2 lbs Mushroom
2 Onions
4 Cups Basmati rice
1 Lemon
3/4 Cups Oil and ghee
2 tsp Soya sauce
7 Cloves garlic
4 Green chillies
3 tsp Chopped ginger
3 Cinnamons
3 Cardamoms
3 Cloves
3 Tomatoes
1 1/2 tsp Chilly powder
3 tsp Coriander powder
Mint leaves
Salt to taste
Coriander Leaves

Soak rice for 1 hour.Trim mushrooms into big pieces.Cut onions, chillies and tomatoes.Grind cardamom, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, garlic into a paste.In a pressure Cooker, heat the oil and ghee, fry ground masala and the onion till it turns golden brown.Then add all other ingredients, mushrooms and stir for 10 minutes.Add 7 cups water and let it boil, add the soaked rice and stir till the rice level and the water level equals, pressure cook in low flame for 15 minutes.

Tomato Mushroom

1/2 lb Mushrooms, cut into pieces
1 finely chopped onion
1 Cup tomato puree
1 tbsp Garam masala
1/4 tsp Elaichi powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste

In a frying pan with lid heat two tsp of oil.Add the chopped onions and saut? till they turns pink in color.Add tomato puree, turmeric powder and salt. And heat it for a few minutes and then add the mushrooms.For about 10 minutes, cover the frying pan.Before removing from the heat, add garam masala and stir well.Mix elaichi powder at the end.Garnished with coriander leaves.Serve hot