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Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Methi Paratha



Ingredients:
Wheat flour/Atta-2cup
Besan/Chickpea flour-1/4cup
Fresh methi leaves/Fenugreek leaves-1 bunch
Yogurt/Curd-1/2cup
Jeera-1tsp
Turmeric-1/4tsp
Chilli powder-2tsp or to taste
Amchur powder-1/2tsp
Garam masala-1/2tsp
Kasoori methi-1tsp
Salt to taste
Ghee-2tsp
oil for frying

Method
1.Pluck the methi leaves from the stem,wash the methi leaves and finely chop it and keep it aside.
2.Combine the flours,chopped methi, ghee, cumin seeds, turmeric, all powder masala's and salt into a large mixing bowl.
3.Mix it until crumbles now add yoghurt,mix it well and knead a soft stiff dough using sufficient water.smear the oil and keep
it aside for 30minutes to 1 hour.
4.Divide the dough into golf ball sized portions and roll them between your palms until smooth.
5.Dust the work top or rolling board lightly with flour,Roll out each balls into a circle 7-8" diameter and 4-5 mm thick.
6.Heat a griddle or tava and cook each paratha using little oil on both sides till golden brown spots appears.
Serve hot with any side dish or simply with plain yoghurt and pickle.

Note:1.To prepare it in advance, roll out as many parathas as you like stack them layering between cling film or butter paper with each paratha's,Keep 4-5 parathas  inside the zip-lock bags or box,store them in fridge.They are ready to cook whenever you need them.
2. Suitable for kids lunch box but skip chilli powder or use less.



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Thursday, 2 September 2010

Channa Batura





Ingredients:
Maida-2cups
Fine rava-1/4cup
Baking powder-1/2tsp
Salt-1/2tsp
Sugar-1tsp
Buttermilk-3/4cup
Oil for frying+2tbsp


Method:
Heat a oil in a kadai..
In a bowl mix  maida, fine rava,baking powder, sugar,salt and buttermilk and knead a stiff dough,if needed use little water to knead.Smear little oil on the dough and leave it aside for 2hours.Divide the dough into equal portions,roll them into balls.Roll out  bigger poori's and deep fry them on high flame till light brown on both sides.


Channa masala


Ingredients:
Chickpeas-1 1/2cups
Onion,finely chopped -1 big
Tomatoes,finely chopped-2
Green chillies,slited-2
Ginger garlic paste
Bay leaf-1
Mace-1
Cinnamon-1"stick
Cloves-4
cardamom-2
cuminseeds-1tsp
Turmeric-1/4tsp
Salt to taste
sugar-1tsp
Channamasala-2tsp
Fresh coriander for garnish
Lemon juice/Lime juice-2tsp
oil-1tbsp


Method:
Wash and rinse chickpeas in a clean water for 6-8 hours or better overnight.
then pressure cook them with pinch of sodabicarb up to 2 to 3 whistles.
drain the liquid and keep it aside,reserve the liquid as well.
Heat a oil in a kadai add all the whole spices when they begin to splutter
add finely chopped onions fry them until they are golden brown in colour.
Now add gingergarlic paste,green chillies and tomatoes and sugar cook until
tomatoes are soften now add turmeric,channa masala and salt cook on a low medium flame until the gravy oozes out oil then add boiled chickpeas and 1 cup of reserved liquid,close the lid and leave it to cook for 5 minutes on medium heat.If need more liquid add more reserved liquid.Turn off the heat add lemon juice and garnish with coriander.Serve hot with batura.


Note:If you want more gravy grind fistful of boiled chickpeas,1/2 onion and 1 tomato into fine paste and add it to above mixture along reserved water.



Thursday, 18 March 2010

Rice Paratha













Ingredients:

Whole wheat flour-1 1/4 cups
Salt-1tsp
Yoghurt-1/4cup
Ghee-2tbsp

Onion -1 medium sized
Leftover rice-1cup
Red chilli powder-1/2tsp
Cumin powder-1/2tsp
Green chilli-1,finely chopped

Oil for cooking

Method:

1.Mix whole wheat flour,salt,yoghurt and ghee with water into soft dough
cover with moist cloth and keep it aside for an hour.
2.Finely chopp the onion and green chilli.
3.Mix leftover rice with red chilli powder,cumin powder,chopped green
chilli,chopped onion and salt.
4.Knead again and divide into four equal parts.make balls and press
between the palms of your hand to make pedhas.
5.Roll out the pedha into 3 inch diameter disc.
6.Stuff the rice mixture on the disc and shape it into pedha again.
7.Roll out 7-8inch diameter disc using rolling pin.
8.Heat a tawa, place the paratha over it.cook well on both sides.
9.Serve hot with fresh yoghurt and pickle.


SOURCE:Khana Khazana

This recipe goes to EFM - Parathas and Gravies / Curries Series! hosted by Srilekha