Thursday, April 21, 2011

Dahi-kachori with onion raita

For Dahi-kachori                        
for dough:
5 cups maida (refined flour) (to make 20 kachori)
2 cup dahi/curd/hung curd
1 tbsp ginger paste

1/2 tsp carom seeds
1 tsp green chilly paste
salt to taste
turmeric-1/2 tsp
water to knead
Method :
Mix all the ingredients sufficient water to make soft dough. After resting for 2 hours, knead  very well. Divide the dough into small  balls.



 Now flatten this ball and roll into a desired circle.do the same with all balls. 
Heat ghee in a non stick  pan.when hot  place all puris one by one and  cook over low heat. Turn it again.Cook both sides till golden brown.
Serve  hot. with onion raita.



For Onion raita
curd-2 cup(blended)
onion-1 large(chopped)
black salt powder-1/4 tsp
black pepper powder-  -1/4 tsp
red chilly powder-1 pinch
finely chopped green chilly-1/2 tsp
mint powder-1 tsp
Method:
mix all ingredients and serve cool .


enjoy this in hot summer evening :).

Imli- Saunth Chutney (Tamarind Dried Ginger Chutney )



Ingredients:
part 1
jaggery(gur) -1 cup
water-1 cup
sugar-1 cup
black salt-1 tbsp
tamarind -1 cup (soaked,mashed and sieved )
mango powder-2 tsp
roasted and cracked fenugreek seeds--1/2 tsp
lemon juice-1 tsp
ginger -1 tbsp grated

part 2
Dried raisin-1 cup
chopped dated -1 cup
cracked black pepper- 1/2 tsp
roasted and cracked fennel seeds(saunf)-1 tsp
roasted and cracked cumin seed-1 tsp
roasted  carom seeds (ajwain)-1/2 tsp
roasted and cracked cloves -1/2 tsp


Method:

Put all the ingredients(part 1) in a non stick pan .mix very well.bring it to a boil.simmer  the heat cook for next 25-30 minutes or till the desired consistency has been reached.
Now add (part 2) ingredients.sauté well.simmer for 5-7 minutes.serve when cool.
store in cool dry place.

TAMARIND-GRAPES CHUTNEY{IMLI-ANGOOR CHUTNEY}[sweet-sour sauce]

Ingredients:
1 cup seedless tamarind
10-12 grapes
2-3 tsp jaggery powder
1/2 tsp lack salt powder
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
1 pinch black pepper powder

Method:
Soak tamarind with little hot water for an hour.  mash it completely and sieve the pulp to get smooth paste.
remove the skin of grapes and mash it completely.mix all the ingredients very well.churn it once in grinder.the chutney is ready to serve.


sugar stuffed whole wheat flour chapati {meethi roti}..

                                                  
Ingredients to make about 6:                          
for dough:
2.5 cups whole wheat flour
1 tbsp pure ghee
1 cup water
For stuffing:
6 tsp sugar



Method :
Mix flour,ghee  and sufficient water to make soft dough. After resting for 1/2 hours, knead  very well. Divide the dough into 6 balls.
For stuffing:
 Now flatten one ball of dough with your hand place 1 tsp sugar  on it and again make it into ball..Seal the edges completely .Flatten this ball and roll into a desired circle.do the same with all balls.  heat the non stick  griddle (tawa). place it and  cook over low heat. Turn it again.Cook both sides till golden brown.
Serve  hot with some chutney.