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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Aloo Dum (Instant)


Aloo: 500gm Peeled : small
Onion: 1 Kg: chopped as julians
Garlic: 4tsp: crushed
Ginger: 2 tsp: crushed
Green Chillies: 3 tsp: Paste
Garam Masala 2 tsp
Red chillie powder 2 tsp
Corriander powder 2 tsp
Black Pepper 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Lemon juice if required
Chat masala (as per taste)

Heat oil in pressure cooker, add Jeera (cumin seeds) 2 tsp, add Garlic, Ginger, and Green chilli. Fry for 2 min.

Add onions and fry for 5 min or till the onions turn light brown.

Add the peeled potatoes and all the remaining ingrediants. Mix properly.

Cook for 2 minutes. Add water, 1 cup.

Wait for 1 whistle at high flame, then reduce the whistel and simmer for 20 min.

Remove and let the pressure cooker open.

Garnish with Corriander leaves and serve with Pulao or chapati as desired.

Nut Kebab

Perfect for a decadent cold evening with hot coffee or an irish !

Almonds - 200gms (yes it is almonds, i didnt mistype !! )
Corriander leaves: 1 tbsp (chopped fine)
Green chillies: 2 tsp (chopped fine)
Bread crumbs: 2 tbsp
Maida (Plain flour): 1 tbsp
Butter: 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Garam masala: 1 tsp

Heat butter in a pan, add maida, and cook till it form a ball (approx 2 - 3 min).

Mix almonds (crushed), corriander leaves, green chillies, bread crumbs, salt, garam masala and the maida and butter mix. Add a little water. Mix properly to make a dough.

Note: Add more bread crumbs if unable to bind the dough.

In a bowl mix maida with water to form a batter.
Take some bread crumbs (fine) in another bowl.

Make small tikkis out of the dough, dip in maida batter, wrap in bread crumbs and fry in hot oil.

Server with green chutney.!