Spicy Aubergine

SPICY AUBERGINE

Hello and welcome to my corner again. Hope you all are doing fine. Aubergine is one of my favorite vegetables. According to me, it’s one of the tastiest recipes which is made very easily. I make varieties of it and every time I enjoy cooking this vegetable. Today I am sharing this recipe of Spicy Aubergines, a shallow-fried dish cooked in moderate spices which can be had as a side dish for lunch and dinner. I hope you will like it too. So the recipe is as follows—

Ingredients:-

  1. Aubergine(big) -2
  2. Onions- 1
  3. Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  4. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  8. Dry Mango Powder-1 tsp
  9. Salt-According to taste
  10. Mustard Oil-1 tbsp

Tempering:-

  1. Five Spice – 1/2 tsp
  2. Curry Leaves-1 tsp
  3. Mustard Oil – 1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

Wash, cut the aubergines into big slices and mix it with salt and turmeric powder. Keep it as such in a refrigerator for ten minutes.

Step 2

Take a pan, add oil to it along with the tempering ingredients. Now add onions and half-fry it. Add in the marinated aubergines. Fry it on high flame for two minutes simmering gradually.

DSC03061_20181021172827448.jpgStep 3

Now add all the above mentioned spices and fry again till the spices and aubergines are well fried and crunchy.

Our Spicy Aubergine is done. Serve it hot.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

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Eggs In Fenugreek Sauce

EGGS IN FENUGREEK SAUCE

Hello friends.Welcome to my corner. Every day being homemakers, we have to think or research various recipes to cook which sometimes becomes very tiresome. We try to make dishes which are easier, healthier and also tastier. Out of other ingredients, eggs are generally available in all the households. And yesterday I had lots of fenugreek leaves in my kitchen. So today I’m going to share a recipe of Eggs In Fenugreek Sauce. It is really healthy as you can make it without oil. It’s very good for diabetics too as it reduces blood sugar levels, boosts testosterone and increases milk production in breastfeeding mothers. I hope you will like the recipe. So let’s start—

Ingredients:-

  1. Eggs -4
  2. Fenugreek leaves – 100 gms
  3. Onions -1
  4. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  5. Turmeric Powder -1 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  7. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  8. Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  9. Tomato Puree – 2 tbsp
  10. Milk – 1/2 cup
  11. Salt – According to taste

For the tempering:-

  1. Butter – 1 tsp
  2. Vegetable Oil – 1 tsp
  3. Cinnamon – 1
  4. Green Cardamom – 1

STEPS

Step 1

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Firstly boil the eggs. Fry them in oil. Chop the onions and fenugreek leaves. Blanch fenugreek leaves in water for five minutes and grind to make a paste.

Step 2

Take a pan. Add the tempering ingredients. Now add chopped onions and saute for a minute. Add ginger-garlic paste. Saute again. Now add all the spices and saute for a minute. Next, add the tomato puree and the fenugreek paste. Saute everything well and then add water for the gravy.

Step 3

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Add milk to the gravy. Simmer on medium flame for five minutes and lastly add the eggs to the curry. Garnish with fresh cream and cilantro though I have not used the latter here.

Note point– After frying the eggs make a slit in the eggs so that when dipped in gravy, the eggs absorb it.

Our Eggs In Fenugreek Sauce are done. Serve it.

Do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Chickpea Curry With Fenugreek And Curd

CHICKPEA CURRY WITH FENUGREEK AND CURD

A big hello and good morning to all my blogger friends. Today I will be making a very easy recipe of Chickpea With Fenugreek And Curd. It is very tasty and healthy with fenugreek leaves and curd which add an aroma to the dish along with giving it a sweet and tangy touch too. I hope you all will like this simple preparation of mine. The recipe is as follows:—

Ingredients:–

  1. Chickpea – 250 gms
  2. Fenugreek Leaves – 100 gms
  3. Curd – 50 gms
  4. Onion -1(big)
  5. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
  6. Tomatoes -2
  7. Red Chillies – 2
  8. Turmeric Powder -1 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  10. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  11. Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  12. Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  13. Salt – According to taste
  14. Vegetable Oil – 2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03009.jpgWash and soak the chickpeas overnight. Boil them till done. Chop the onions and green chilies. Wash and soak the tomato in hot water. Wash and cut the fenugreek leaves and grind them with the boiled tomato and a green chilly.

Step 2

Take a kadhai and add oil along with the tempering ingredients. Add the chopped onions and ginger-garlic paste and fry for a minute. Now add the spices, turmeric powder, red chilly powder,coriander-cumin powder,garam masala, and the fenugreek and tomato paste and saute for three minutes. When the masalas seem cooked add in some whipped curd and water and let the dish simmer for four minutes. Garnish it with chopped cilantro.

DSC03006.jpgOur Chickpea Curry With Fenugreek And Curd is done. Serve it with tandoori rotis or vegetable fried rice.

Everyone do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

 

 

 

Prawn In Mustard Gravy

PRAWN IN MUSTARD  GRAVY

Hello everyone and welcome to my corner once again. We all are generally on the lookout to find new recipes and dishes which have never been made before and which are really good. Some of us are non-vegetarians and out of the non-vegetarian category, most of us like to eat prawns. Prawn curry is made in a number of ways out of which one of the best recipes is the Goan prawn curry. Today I have prepared prawn in a mildly spiced mustard gravy with garlic and curry leaf tempering. I liked the dish, hope you too like it. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-For marination of prawn-

  1. Salt-A pinch
  2. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  3. Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  4. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp

For the curry-

  1. Prawn(medium-sized)-150 gms
  2. Yellow Mustard Paste-2 tbsp
  3. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  4. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  5. Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  6. Tomato Puree-2 tbsp
  7. Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Cumin Powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  10. Water-for the gravy

For the tempering:

  1. Five Spice-1/2 tsp
  2. Cumin-1/2 tsp
  3. Dry Curry Leaves-A few
  4. Vegetable Oil-2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

DSC02945_20181010153515674.jpgWash and marinate the prawns with some salt, turmeric, red chilly powder, and garlic paste. Leave it covered for ten minutes.

Step 2

Take a pan and shallow fry the prawns on medium heat for three minutes.

Step 3

DSC02948_20181010153205396.jpgNow take a wok and add tempering ingredients. Next, add garlic paste, turmeric, red chilly,coriander-cumin powder, tomato puree,garam masala and fry it for a minute. Now add mustard paste and cook it for one to two minutes. Finally, add water to make the gravy and add in the fried prawns. Simmer it for a while. Lastly when the dish cools mix in one teaspoon of lemon juice.

Our Prawn In Mustard Gravy is done.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living. And to all my Indian blogger friends, a very happy Durga Puja.

Potato Curry With Green Chutney And Curd

POTATO CURRY WITH GREEN CHUTNEY AND CURD

Hello everyone.Welcome to my corner again. Every day we are in search for recipes which can be made quickly and easily with simple ingredients and surely depend on the veggie potato which is a regular ingredient of generally every kitchen of the world. Potato is of many types and is loved, cooked in any form by generally everyone. We make many recipes with it, some of which are baked, fried, roasted, sauteed but each of them is delicious enough. Today I’m sharing with you a very easy, handy recipe of Potato Curry With Green Chutney And Curd. The dish has curd and green chutney adding a special flavor to it along with being healthy. I hope you will like it and you can try it when you are out of other veggies in your stock. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-

  1. Potatoes- 250 gms
  2. Curd- 1 cup
  3. Onions- 2
  4. Turmeric Powder- 1 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder- 1 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder- 1 tsp
  7. Garam Masala- 1 tsp
  8. Tomato Puree- 1 tbsp
  9. Salt- According to taste

For the tempering:-

  1. Cumin and Black Mustard- 1 tsp
  2. Bay Leaf- 2
  3. Asafoetida- A Pinch
  4. Cinnamon-1
  5. Green Cardamom-1
  6. Vegetable Oil- 2 tbsp

STEPS

STEP 1 

DSC02928_20181005005746891.jpgWash, peel and cut the potatoes into medium-sized pieces. Blanch them. Chop the onions.

Step 2

Take a pan and add the tempering ingredients to it. Add the chopped onions and fry for three-four minutes. Now add the blanched potatoes and fry for the same time again. Next add the spice mix, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder,garam masala, salt and tomato puree and fry for two minutes.

Step 3

DSC02923_20181005010259679.jpgNow add some green chutney(I have mentioned the recipe of green chutney in my other blog, you may refer it from there). Stir well and mix everything nicely. Add water and whipped curd for the gravy. Simmer for two minutes before finally switching the gas off.

Our dish of Potato Curry With Green Chutney And Curd is ready to be served. It is best done so with pulaos, chapatis, paranthas or bread.

Friends do try the recipe. Share your feedback and comments. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

Brinjal In Curd And Almond Sauce

BRINJAL IN CURD AND ALMOND SAUCE

Hello friends.Welcome to my cooking corner again. Today I’m going to share a very quick curry recipe with you all of Brinjal in curd and almond sauce. It is a wholesome, tasty and healthy treat for everyone who loves a classic taste and who does not want to spend too much time in the kitchen. The dish is creamy and carries a wonderful flavor to pep up your mood and make you smile. So let’s start with its making—

Ingredients:-

  1. Brinjal-250 gms
  2. Curd-1 cup
  3. Onions-2
  4. Almond-10
  5. Ginger-Garlic(cut into pieces)-1 tsp
  6. Turmeric Powder- 1 tsp
  7. Red Chilly Powder- 1 tsp
  8. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  9. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  10. Tomato Puree-1 tbsp
  11. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

For Garnish-Freshly chopped cilantro and fresh cream.

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-5383.JPGWash and make a slit on the brinjals. It’s preferable to use small variety ones. Chop the onions, green chilies, and cilantro. Make a paste of onions and almonds.

Step 2

Take a pan, add oil to it. Shallow-fry the brinjals. Now add in the chopped ginger-garlic and the spice set,i.e, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder,garam masala and tomato puree and fry it for a minute. When the spices are half browned add the onion-almond paste and again fry for a minute.

Step 3

IMG-5387.JPGNow add the fried brinjals and saute again before adding water for the gravy. Let the curry simmer for five minutes and lastly, add some beaten curd. Simmer again for two minutes. Switch the gas off and garnish with chopped cilantro and fresh cream.

Our Brinjal In Curd And Almond Sauce is done. Serve it with chapatis, steamed rice, lentil or bread of your choice.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

Shallow Fried Potato And Onion Kadhi

SHALLOW FRIED POTATO AND ONION KADHI

Hello and welcome dear friends to my cosy cooking corner. Today I.m sharing with you a very simple but wholesome recipe of Shallow Fried Potato And Onion Fritters In Kadhi with you. It’s made in no time, is tasty and is the perfect substitute for dals to make our lunch idea different and special. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-For the potato and onion fritters:

  1. Potato-1(big)
  2. Onion-1
  3. Gram Flour or Besan-200 gms
  4. Salt-According to taste
  5. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Vegetable Oil-For shallow frying
  9. Chat Masala-1 tsp

For the kadhi:-

  1. Gram Flour-200 gms
  2. Yoghurt-250 gms
  3. Asafoetida-1/2 tsp
  4. Salt-According to taste
  5. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  7. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  8. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  9. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp
  10. Curry Leaves-5-6
  11. Kasuri Methi-1/2 tsp

STEPS

Step 1

Wash, scrape and cut the potatoes and onions in a round shape. Blanch the potatoes for two minutes.

Step 2

To make the fritters, take a bowl and add gram flour in it. Also add the other ingredients, salt, asafoetida, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder and using water make a thick batter from it.

Step 3

Now, dip the blanched potatoes and onion rings in the batter and shallow – fry them till they are brown and crisp. Sprinkle some chat masala over them and keep aside.

Step 4

To make the kadhi, take a bowl and add the given amount of yoghurt and gram flour in it. Whip the batter.

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Heat a kadhai and add oil to it. Now add cumin and asafoetida, curry leaves,kasuri methi and next add the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder,garam masala in it. Add the whipped batter and keep on stirring while pouring the batter in the kadhai. Add some more water if needed. Simmer on a medium flame for two minutes.

Step 6

When the kadhi is boiled, drop the potato-onion fritters just before serving as they tend to break if put in the kadhi long before serving.

NotePoints:-1. The yoghurt used in this recipe should preferably be neither too tangy nor too fresh. This will make the kadhi taste better.

Our Shallow Fried Potato And Onion Kadhi is done. Serve it with steamed rice, stir-fried veggies, and poppadums.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!