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Showing posts with label lentils. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lentils. Show all posts

14 May, 2013

Dalma - Lentils Brewed With Veggies

14 May, 2013

Dalma - Lentils Brewed With Veggies

Dalma is a mixture of lentils and vegetables cooked together with various spices and seasonings giving the dish a rich colour and flavour. This is a classic cuisine from Orissa, a coastal state of eastern India.
Lentils and vegetables are a good combination of proteins and vitamins. So, it becomes a wholesome and nutritious dish. So try it out and you would surely like it. 

Dalma - Lentils Brewed With Veggies
Yummy and Healthy Dalma !

03 April, 2013

Rui Macher Matha Diye Badhakopi Ghonto - Cabbage Dry Curry with Rohu Fish Head

03 April, 2013

Rui Macher Matha Diye Badhakopi Ghonto - Cabbage Dry Curry with Rohu Fish Head

Dry cabbage curry with Rohu fish head is a very traditional delicacy of Bengal. It is cooked with various spices and  fair amount of ghee which enhances the aroma and taste and makes this dish quite mouthwatering. Fish head can also be cooked with lentils(Muro diye moong dal), sometimes with green leaves and veggies (pui saag moro diye) or even with a special flavoured rice called Gobindabhog chal. All these dishes tastes really awesome and you can finish an entire plate of rice with this dish by he side.
So, try it out and please don't forget to subscribe or comment. N'joy!!

Rui Macher Matha Diye Badhakopi Ghonto - Cabbage Dry Curry with Rohu Fish Head

Ingredients:


  • Cabbage - 1 Medium(chopped)
  • Potatoes - 2 (cut into medium cubes)
  • Rohu fish head - 1 (big)
  • Tomato - 2 (chopped)
  • Onion - 2 (chopped)
  • Green peas -  1 cup
  • Green chillies - 4-5
  • Ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard oil - for cooking
  • Ghee/Clarified butter - 2 tsp
For saute:

  • Cardamom - 4-5
  • Cinnamon- 1"stick
  • Bay leaves - 2
  • Cloves - 4
  • Dry red chillies - 2

Method:

1. Cook the cabbage with 2 cups of water and little turmeric powder in a pressure cooker in high flame till one whistle.
2. Remove from heat and release the steam by holding a spoon under the regulator of the cooker. Strain the cabbage in a sieve and dispose the water.
3. Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish head rubbed with salt and turmeric powder till it turns brown in colour. Remove from the pan and keep it aside breaking it into a few pieces. 
4. In the same oil, fry the potato cubes till brown and keep aside.
5. In the same pan heat oil and add the ingredients under saute and allow them to crackle. Add the chopped onions and fry till it changes colour.
6. Add 1 tsp sugar and tomatoes and fry them in low heat till the tomatoes soften. Now add the potatoes and cabbage and stir well to mix in. To this cabbage mixture add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, ginger paste, green chillies and mix nicely so that they blend well.
7. Add the green peas and the fish head pieces and cook uncovered stirring occasionally till the potatoes turn soft and the cabbage gets mixed up nicely with the spices and the fish head pieces.
8. When almost done sprinkle garam masala powder and ghee and cook for 2 -3 mins. Turn off the heat.
9. Serve with steamed rice or roti.


27 February, 2013

Microwaved Rajmah Chawal / Kidney Beans Rice

27 February, 2013

Microwaved Rajmah Chawal / Kidney Beans Rice

This is a very popular North Indian (Punjabi) dish and a very comfort meal at my home. This one meal dish served  steaming hot with rice is just delicious. It is rich in iron and protein (Since legumes provide bulk of protein) combined with carbohydrates in the rice and is a wholesome meal. I have also made any dish in the microwave after a long time. It tastes best when served hot,so don't waste time and make this yummy rajmah dal as soon as possible! (And don't forget to comment or subscribe! Njoy!!)

Microwaved Rajmah Chawal / Kidney Beans Rice

Ingredients:


  • Rajmah - 250 gms (soaked overnight)
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Onion paste - 2 tsp 
  • Ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chilli paste - 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Tomato puree - 2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Kitchen masala - 1 tsp
  • Oil -2 tsp

Method:

1. Place soaked rajmah , water and salt in a covered microwave safe bowl and microwave for 10 mins at 100% power.
2. Mix well and again microwave for 15 mins. at 100% power.
3. Add 1 cup of water to semi boiled rajmah and microwave for 10 mins at 100% power.
4.  In another microwave safe bowl place oil, ginger, garlic, onion, green chilli paste and microwave covered for 5 mins.  at 100% power. 
5. Add tomato puree and spices and microwave for 5 mins. at 100% power. 
6. Add boiled rajmah in tadka and microwave for 5 mins at 100% power. 
7.  Finally garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with steamed rice or jeera rice, onion rings/salad/ papad and of course a glass of lassi.


Sending this to : Nivedhanam's: Dish it out-Lentils and Garlic




21 November, 2012

Dal Gosht

21 November, 2012

Dal Gosht

Dal Gosht is a very popular mutton and dal recipe. It is a non vegeterian's idea of having dal(pulses)soaked with the flavours of meat and with a blend of spices. The mutton gets so tender making it succulent and very delicious. Make it for a Saturday dinner or Sunday lunch and I am sure u all would enjoy it.


Dal Gosht

Ingredients:


  • Mutton/Goat meat - 500 gms(boneless)
  • Ginger garlic paste - 4 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Split red lentil - 1/2 cup
  • Split red gram/ tuvar dal - 1/4 cup
  • Split bengal gram - 1/4 cup
  • Dalia - 1/4 cup
  • Onion - 1 cup (chopped)
  • Tomato - 1 cup (chopped)
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Tamarind pulp - 2 tbsp
  • Garlic - 2tsp(crushed)
  • Whole red chilli - 3-4
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 2 tsp
  • Kasoori methi - 2 tsp
  • Oil - as required
  • Coriander leaves (chopped), lemon wedges

Method:

1. Combine meat, water,salt,onion and ginger garlic paste in a pressure cooker and cook it on low heat for 20 mins. 
2. Now add the lentils and sme water and again pressure cook for 15 mins. 
3. To the boiled meat and lentils add tomatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric garam masala powder, cumin and coriander powder tamarind pulp and cook till very less water is left.
4. Heat oil in a deep vessel and fry chopped onions, crushed garlic, whole red chilli and add the meat and dal mixture. When it starts boiling add kasoori methi.
5. Garnish with green chillies, coriander leaves(chopped), lemon wedges and serve hot with naan,chapaties or steamed rice.

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