Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Dum Aloo Recipe

Dum Aloo Recipe




Baby potatoes: 1 kg
Onions 1 (well cut) and ½ (well chopped)
Sugar 1 tsp.
Cumin(jeera) Powder 1tsp.
Coriander (dhaniya) powder 1 tsp.
Bay leaf (tej patta) 1
Cloves 5-6 pieces
Cinnamon 1 small piece
Dried fenugreek leaves(kasuri methi)1 tsp.
Coriander leaves (well chopped) 1 cup
Milk ½ cup
Tomatoes 6-7 well ground
Mustard seeds 1tsp.
Garlic 5-6 pieces of garlic
Ginger 1 piece
Salt 1tbsp.
Turmeric Powder 1 tbsp.
Chili Powder  1 tbsp.(as per taste)
Refined Oil 5-6 tbsp.

How to make Dum Aloo:-

Ground Masala Preparation:-

·         Now, put the big cut onions into the grinder along with it add the ginger and garlic into the grinder. Add the cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf, kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves), mustard seeds ,the coriander powder and Jeera powder mixture and the milk.

·         Grind the contents for 8-10 min with 1/2 a glass of water.

Gravy Preparation:-

·         Firstly, cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker with about 4-5 glasses of water and wait for a whistle and then once cool peel the skin out.

·         Once peeled, take a knife and poke it well in 2 -3 different places so that it cooks well with the gravy.

·         Put 5-6 tbsp. of refined oil in a deep frying pan.

·         Let the oil heat for 5 min in high flame.

·         Add 1/2 tsp. of Cumin (Jeera) seeds (optional).

·         Add the chopped onion and fry the onion well for 5-7 min

·         Once the onion is fried add the ground mixture.

·         Add 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder and 1½. tsp. of chili powder.

·         Mix and fry well for 5-7 min

·         After frying for 5 min add the potatoes and fry for 10 min

·         Add 1 tsp. of salt or as per taste. Continue to fry in full flame.

·         Add 1 tsp. of sugar and add the ground tomatoes. Add 1 tsp. of Garam Masala.

·         Let it continue to boil of 15 min

·         Add the coriander leaves. Mix well for 3 - 5 min

·         Dum Aloo is ready and tastes delicious with Roti and Chapati.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Mango Ice cream

Mango Ice cream



2 cup Milk
1 tbsp Corn flour
2 cup Mango pulp
½ cup Condensed milk
1 cup Cream
2 tbsp sugar
How to make mango Ice cream:-

·         Mix corn flour with ½ cup milk and heat the remaining milk. When it begins to boil, add the corn flour mixture and simmer for 10 minutes.

·         Cool and add condensed milk and mango pulp and sugar. Chill and add cream.

·         Pour in shallow aluminum dish and freeze till half set.

·         Beat the half set mixture till fluffy. Keep it back in freezer till it becomes firm.

·         Mango Ice Cream is ready to be served.


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Neer Dosa Recipe

Neer Dosa Recipe




Plain uncooked rice (150 – 200 grams)
Dry coconut (1)
Cooked rice (1 bowl)
Hot water (4-5 glasses)
Refined oil (1 -2 tsp.)
Salt as per taste

How to make neer dosa:-

·         Soak the plain uncooked rice for at least 2-3 hours.

·         Grind the coconut separately.

·         Now, In a mixer put the ground coconut, soaked rice, cooked rice,1 tsp. of salt or as per taste and 2 -3 glasses of plain water.

·         Now, grind for at least 10 – 15 minutes.

·         And then transfer the contents into another container and pour 4 – 5 glasses of hot water.

·         Pre heat a frying pan for 5 minutes and then with a ladle pour an appropriate amount on the pan. As you pour it make sure it spreads evenly.

·         Now, pour a few drops of oil on the sides of the pan.

·         Let it cook for at least 5-10 minutes in high flame. There is no need to turn it over and fry again.

·         Take it out from the pan and it is ready to eat with coconut chutney.