Saturday, September 26, 2015

Baingan Ka Bharta (Spicy)

Baingan Ka Bharta

  1. Big Brinjal  1 Approx 500gm
  2. Chopped Onions  2 medium ones
  3. Chopped Tomatoes 3 medium ones
  4. Chopped Garlic 10-12 (Kaliyan)
  5. Garam Masala 1 tsp
  6. Chilli Powder 2 tsp
  7. Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
  8. Salt For taste
  9. Oil

  • Apply oil on Brinjal & roast on gas flame till it's roasted well. Let it cool. Peel off the skin after it cools down and mash the pulp
  • Add oil in a pan, chopped garlic, onion & cook till it turns golden brown.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt, chilli powder & cook till oil oozes.
  • Add roasted peeled off Brinjal into the pan & cook till 5-7 mins. Garnish with fresh corriander leaves & serve with hot chapati

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Karela (Bitter Gourd) sabzi

Karele ki Sabzi
This is simple yet a very simple & handy recipe. It takes about an hour to make it, but the effort is well worth it.
Courtesy: My friend Shweta Singh
1. Karela - 3 big ones
2. Onion - 7-8 medium ones
3. Oil - 3 tbs
4. Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
5. Red chili powder - 2-4 tsp depending on your need for hotness
6. Amchur powder - 2 tsp
7. Saunf powder - 2 tsp
8. Coriander powder - 3 tsp
Cut onion in slices and karela in rounds. Put karela in bowl of salt water (which u will drain off before cooking) so that the bitterness is reduced.
1. Take good amount of oil in pan, add onion, fry it for about 5 mins, until its translucent
2. Add karela, fry them for about 10 mins
3. Add Salt,turmeric,red chilli powder,coriander powder,saunf powder. Mix well, close the lid and let them cook
4. Once it is half cooked,add anchur powder
5. Let it cook until Karela leaves oil
Serve with rotis...