Jun 8, 2020

Senai Kizhangu Fry | Eddos Tawa Fry

250 gms Eddos 
2 tsp Rice Flour
1 tsp Chili powder
Salt per taste
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Oil for Pan frying

  • Cook eddos in a pressure cooker with water upto 2 whistling sounds
  • After eddos has cook, drain water and peel the skin. Slice each root into small discs and set aside
  • In a separate bowl, mix together rice flour, chili powder, salt and turmeric powder. Add 4 tsp of water and make a smooth paste
  • Take a small portion of the spice paste and apply it on sliced eddos. Repeat the process for remaining eddos
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add 2 tsp of oil. When oil is smoky hot, place eddos on pan and fry on both the sides. It take 2 minutes on each side on medium-low setting. Add more oil to make it crispy
  • Serve hot

Jun 1, 2020

Schezwan Stir Fried Squash & Broccoli

4 tsp Oil
3 tsp Garlic
1 small Red Onion (diced)
3 cups of Squash (diced)
3 cups of Broccoli florets
2 tsp Store bought Schezwan sauce
2 tsp Dark Soy Sauce
1/2  tsp Black pepper powder
1/2 tsp Corn Starch mixed with 2 tsp of water

  1. Heat oil in wok. Add garlic and saute for 30 sec until lightly brown
  2. Add red onions, squash and broccoli. Saute under high heat for 3 minutes
  3. Add schezwan, soy sauce, pepper powder, salt and corn starch. Mix well until well combined. Continue to saute for 3 minutes

Pudina Pulav | One pot pressure cooker recipe under 30 minutes

2 cups of Basmati rice (washed and soaked in water for 15mins)
1 small sized Onion (thinly sliced)
1 large Bay Leaf
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
5 tsp Oil
3 cups of Water

For maslala 1
   7 cloves of Garlic 
   1 inch piece of Ginger
   4 Cardamom pods
   1 inch piece of Cinnamon
   7 Cloves
   6 Green Chilies
   2-3 tsp of water

For masala 2
  2 handful or 1 large bunch of Mint 
  2-3 tsp of Water

  1. Grind all the ingredients into a coarse paste listed under "Masala 1" and set aside
  2. Heat oil in a pressure pan. Add bay, when it starts to splutter, add onions. Saute until onions are wilted about 3-4 minutes
  3. Add ground "Masala 1" paste. Saute until masala get aromatic and oil starts to separate
  4. Add water, salt, lemon juice. Continue to simmer
  5. Add rice and continue to simmer
  6. Grind mint listed under "Masala 2" and pour the contents into the pressure pan
  7. Mix well. Cover the pressure pan and cook until 2 whistling count
  8. Serve hot

Veg Pulav | One pot pressure cooker recipe

2 cups Basmati rice ( washed & soaked in water for 15 mins)
5 tsp Oil
2 tsp Crushed Ginger & Garlic
1/2 cup Chopped Green onions
1/2 cup Chopped Mint
3 Green chilies (slit lengthwise)
3 cups of Diced Vegetables (potato, carrot, peas)
2 Bay leaf
2 sticks of Cinnamon
5 Cloves
3 Cardamom
1 Marati moggu
1 Black stone flower
3 Mace
1 tsp Sambar powder
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
3 cups of water

  1. Heat oil in a pressure pan. When oil is smoky hot, add all the whole spices - bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, marati moggu, black stone flower and mace
  2. When oil starts to splutter, add green chilies, green onions and mint. Saute for a minute
  3. Add diced vegetables. Saute for a minute
  4. Add sambar powder. Mix well until well combined about 30 sec
  5. Add water, lemon juice and salt. Continue to simmer
  6. Then add basmati rice. Mix well
  7. Cover the pressure pan with lid. Cook upto 2 whistling sounds
  8. Serve hot