Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Okra Fry with Curd & Fennel

Okra with Yogurt & Fennel
Sizzling taste buds Kalyani's Magic Mingle - May - 2013 - 17 Challenge
Serves : 1
Preparation Time: 5 Min
Cooking Time: 5 min

Okra/Bhindi/Ladies Finger  - 100 gram
Curd/Yogurt : 1 tspn
Kashmiri red chilli pwd : 1/2 tspn
salt : 1/4 tspn

for Tempering
Olive Oil: 1 tspn
mustard seeds& urad dal : 1/2 tspn
fennal seed : 1/2 tspn
curry leaves : few

Wash and cut the ladies finger /Okra into 1 cm size.
In a pan add olive oil temper with mustard, fennel,urad dal, curry leaves.

Add okra(ladies finger)curd, red chilli pwd, salt.

 stir well and cook for 3 minutes.

very Easy chut phut okra fry ready to serve with curd rice or plain rice

Linking to Kalyani's Magic mingle  Two Ingredients  ( fennel & Yogurt)

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Dhokar Dalna - Lentil Cake Curry SNC - 8 Challenge

SNC - 8

Dhokar Dalna (Lentil Fish Curry) Traditional Bengali Side Dish.

SNC (south vs North) and (North vs South) Event Started by Divya Pramil   I am a part of south group. 

I  belong to Southern Group , I am Linking  this recipe SNC You to can cook Indian foodDivya's South Vs North  hosted by Nanibitha Das- EshoBosho Aahare  to North group challenge

SNC Northern Group Challenge is The Famous Hyderabadi Sweet Qubani KaMeeta Hosted By Roha - Hyderabadi Cuisine. 


for Lentil Cakes

Bengal Gram Lentils / Chana Dal – ¾ Cup
Matar Dal/ Split Peas Dal – ½ Cup
Grated Coconut - ¼ cup
Ginger Paste – ½ tbspn
Asafetida  - ¼ tspn
Onion Seeds – 1 tbspn
Chopped Green Chili – 1
Turmeric Powder – ½ tspn
 Baking soda – ¼ tspn
 Salt to taste
 Oil to fry – ¾  tbsp

for Curry
Potato Big   - 1 (cut into cubes)
Tomato medium (chopped) - 1
Coconut Milk (lightly thicken) – 1 cup
Grated Coconut -1/4 cup
Ginger paste ½ tbspn
Asafoetida 1 pinch
Cumin Seeds – 1 tspn
Bay Leaf - 1
Green Chili Slit - 1
Cumin Powder – 1 tbspn
Garam Masala Powder  - ¾ tspn + 1/4 tspn => Common Garam Masala Powder
Red Chili powder – ½ tspn 
Turmeric Powder – ¼ tspn
Cashew Raisins Paste – 2 tbspn
Salt to taste
Oil for gravy(Mustard Oil preferable) – 2 tbspn

Soak Chana Dal and Matar Dal for 4 hrs. Strain the water grind it into a course paste. Add spices  and mix well except oil and asafetida
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a Kadai.
Add asafoetida .
Add batter, stir continuously until batter turns into a dough and leaves the bottom of the kadai. (most important)
Grease a plate or box  with oil. Spread the dough evenly over the plate.
Cut into barfi style .Deep fry barfi until color turns into light brown color.
Keep aside.

Cut potato into cubes.Heat oil in kadai.Fry potato cubes with little turmeric powder and salt until golden color

Heat oil in kadai Fry potato cubes with little turmeric powder and salt until golden color.
Heat oil in kadai.add asofoetida,cumin seeds,bay leaves.
Add silted green chili, ginger paste fry for 2 min.
Add chopped tomato cook for 5 minutes.Add all spices red chili powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder. Stir well Sauté until oil comes out.Add grated coconut, coconut milk mix them and cashew raisins paste and mix well. Add fried potato cubes Add required hot water and Bring into boil for 5 minutes (Curry will be little medium consistency)Add fried dhoka or lentil cakes.

Dhokar Dalna is ready to serve,  Served with Crispy  Dosa

Note: To fry batter add only 1 tbsp of oil. do not use more than this otherwise dhoka can be broken during fry.
When frying dhoka, fry with caring touch.
Some may be broken. do not be upset.It happens:)
When curry is ready, do not put all the dhoka at one time, otherwise all the curry will be soaked by dhoka. Keep dhoka and curry separately. When serving add dhoka into curry and serve.

Thank you Nabitha for  this yummy Traditional Lentil cake curry.

Thank you Diva

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Cinnamon ,Pineapple Flavor Bombay Toast

Cinnamon ,Pineapple Flavor Bombay Toast

Preparation time : 7 minutes
Cooking Time : 10 minutes
Serves : 3 Person

Easy to prepare, Often I am preparing variety of toast for our breakfast & Lunch box. It’s My Hubby’s favorite Breakfast. Easy to digest for all age group.I learnt this recipe from My Mum.

Bombay Toast
Bacheler's Biriyani toast

Bread slices – 9 pcs
Milk – 100 ml
Egg - 2 nos
Sugar – 50 gram
Pineapple essence – 2 drops
Cinnamon pwd – ½ tspn
Butter + oil – required qty


Beat the egg  fluffy texture.
Add milk, sugar,egg, pineapple essence, and cinnamon pwd and mix well
Cut the bread slice into desire shape.
Heat the pan, sprinkle  butter + oil  and dip the bread into egg mixture 
fry both side until golden brown. yummy & easy breakfast ready to serve.
Tag:Heart Shape Recipes.Toast,Bombay Toast, Egg Toast with cinnamon 

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Happy Moment - Awards & Prizes

Sesame Seed Agar Agar Halwa 

My Prizes & Award

March - 2013

I won First Prize form Spicy Chilly & Jabong From Barathy, for My Spicy Auththur Milaku kaRi & Healthy Adai.
Thank you very much Barathy.

Second Winner of Hyderabadi Cuisine  - Roha's Giveaway


 Marine Chemical - The Agar Agar Specialist Hosted By Food Corner , Anamika
I have been Awarded as Fifth Winner in Marine Chemical - The Agar Agar Recipe Contest - During December 2012 to February 2013. -  For My Indian Flag Agar Agar
Thank you Anamika.

I received Tarla Dalal Book for Gayathri's Walk Through Memory Lane ,hosted by Nithu , for My  Plain Flour Onion Dosa (Pancake) - December 2012
Thank you Gayathri.


March - 2013

Fiaza;'s Passion on plate For my  Crispy Butterfly Prawns


I participated in Ameeraga Tamil ManRam 
participaton Prize - Aachi masalas & Hot-pack
April 2012


March 2012
My Article Cancer Awareness - for Ladies - Nesam & Udanz
4 th Prize ( grace prize) - Rs.1000/- 

ஆறுதல் பரிசு ரூபாய் 1000 மதிப்புள்ள புத்தக கூப்பன்

பதிவர் திருமதி ஜலீலாகமால் வின்  புற்றை வெல்வோம் - வருமுன் காப்போம் -  பெண்களுக்கு மட்டும் இந்த கட்டுரை சற்றே பெரிது எனினும் பெண்களுக்கு வரும் புற்றுநோயின் தீவிரம் குறித்து அலசப்படுவதால் ஆறுதல் பரிசை பெறுகின்றது.


Master Chef  - 2011

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Chennai Plaza

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Happy Blogging !!!!

Friday, May 3, 2013

Winner of Hyderabadi Cuisine@ Roha's Giveaway

I m happy to inform everyone in that I have won as 

second winner in Hyderabadi Cuisine Roha's Giveaway  for 

her First Blog Anniversary.  Check here for  details.

Thank you very much Roha.

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