Monday, October 6, 2014

Brinjal sesame fry

Ingredients:
2 pounds brinjal, cut to 1inch pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
2 green chillies, chopped
3 tsp sesame seeds and 1 tsp coriander,  powdered
2 cloves garlic,  chopped
2tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
Salt
Directions:
In a wide skillet, heat oil, fry cumin, mustard seeds and garlic.  Add chillies, onions and brinjal pieces with salt, stir well, cover and cook for 5 minutes.  Stir again and fry for another 10 minutes,  until the vegetables are soft. Add sesame powder, mix well, cover and turn off heat. Serve with rice after 5 minutes.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Chicken fry, andhra style

Ingredients:
Whole chicken, cut to small pieces.
1 large onion, chopped
4 green chillies, chopped
2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp Dhaniya powder
1tsp garam masala powder (cinnamon,cloves)
2tbsp chopped coriander leaves
1tsp turmeric
2 tsp lemon juice
salt
3tbsp oil.
Directions:
Add  salt, lemon juice and 1tsp chilli powder to chicken, mix well. cover and keep refrigerated for 2hrs. cook the chicken in pressure cooker for 3 whistles. 
In a wide pan, heat oil and fry onion and green chillies for 3minutes. Add salt and ginger garlic paste, fry for another 5minutes. Take the chicken from pressure cooker, drain the liquids if any. Add to the onions, add remaining chilli powder and turmeric powder. fry for 10 minutes. add Dhaniya powder, garam masala and coriander leaves. mix well. turn off heat  and leave covered for 10mintues before serving.

Kohlrabi curry ( called noolcol in telugu)

Ingredients:
3 Kohlrabi, peeled and diced
3-4 green chillies chopped
3tbsp oil
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2 cloves garlic, chopped
chopped coriander leaves
pinch turmeric
Directions:
In a wide pan, heat oil, add cumin, mustard seeds, garlic and turmeric, fry for 1 minute. add kohlrabi pieces, green chillies and salt. mix well, cover and cook for 5 minutes.
Continue to cook until soft. add coriander leaves and turn off heat. Serve with white rice