Mochai-potato fry

Ingredients : 2 cups mochai deskinned 1 cup diced potato  2 tbsps oil 1/2 a tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds  1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste 2 onions finely chopped  1 tomato finely chopped 1/2 tsp garam masala 1 tbsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp fennel powder 1…

Brinjal mochai fry

Ingredients : 2 cups mochai deskinned 1 cup diced brinjal 2 tbsps oil 1/2 a tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds  1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste 2 onions finely chopped  1 tomato finely chopped 1/2 tsp garam masala 1 tbsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp fennel powder 1…

Ivy Crispies

Ingredients : 1/2 kg Ivy gourd  Oil for deep frying 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp amchur powder  Method: Wash and pat dry the ivy gourd. Cut the tips of either ends. Slice the vegetable into equal size rounds. Smear 1/4 th of the salt and 1/4 th…

Crab Pepper Fry

Ingredients 6 crabs any variety 1 cup thin sliced onion 2 tbsps ginger garlic paste  1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp turmeric powder 10 curry leaves  2 tbsps of oil 1 tsp pepper  powder 1 tbsp coriander leaves 1 tbsp salt 1 inch Cinnamon  2 cloves 1 Cardamom  1 tsp fennel…

Banana stem poriyal

Ingredients : Banana stem          3 inches two pieces Onion                      3 tbsp finely chopped Ginger                    1 tsp finely chopped Green chillies        1 tsp finely chopped Oil        …

How to cut banana stem 

Always choose the stem that is tender . Ask you vegetable supplier to choose a tender one for you  I can identify the tenderness when you press in the centre of the cut portion of the stem After you have chosen a good one cut horizontally into 2 inches size . Peel off the outer…

Banana stem raita

Ingredients: Banana stem        3 inch size Onion.                    1 tbsp finely chopped Green chillies       1 tsp deseeded , finely chopped Ginger                    1 tsp finely chopped Asafietida            …

Pomegranate stir fry

Ingrdients: Pomegranate seeds                     2 cups Onion                                              2 tbsps finely chopped Green chillies                      …

Banana floret poriyal 

Ingredients : Banana flowers       3 cups cleaned and chopped very fine Onion                         1 cup fine chopped  Ginger chili paste     2 tsp  Curry leaves              few  Coriander leaves       2 tbsps fine…

Banana floret vada

Ingredients : Banana flower          cleaned and Finely chopped  3 cups Bengal gram              1 cup washed and soaked for 3 hours Onion                          1 cup finely chopped  Green chillies            3…

Raw banana fry (method 2)

In this method steam cook the banana, peel the outer skin, slice them and marinated the pieces with Turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and Asafoetida.  Smear the slices with little cooking oil and leave this a few hours.  Grease a baking tray and bake in your oven. This takes only 5 minutes.  Can shallow fry…

Raw banana fry ( method 1) 

Ingredients : Raw banana          2  Onion                      3 tbsp finely chopped  Garlic                      2 tsp Oil                            2 tsp  Chilli powder…