Friday, May 11, 2007


today i posted 3 recipes..carrot fry,tomato dal,and majjiga pulusu...the combination of pappu and carrot fry was awesome.....if i make pappu i use to make potato for a change i tried the was good.... MAJJIGA PULUSU

yogurt 1 cup
water 1 cup
besan flour(chickpea flour) 1 sp
green chillies 5
ginger 1 inch piece
garlic 2 flakes
curry leaves
coriander leaves(cilantro)
dry red chilies

in a small cup mix 3 or 4 sp water and besan flour .
in a cup beat yogurt and add water.
gring green chillies,ginger and garlic together.
set them aside.
make seasoning with curry leaves,mustard,urad,turmeric ,dry red chilliesand hing.
when mustard starts spluttering add chilli ginger garlic paste.
add besan and water mixture let it cook for 2 minutes.
add yogurt and water mixture.
keep on stirring for 2 minutes.
garnish with cilantro

boiled carrot pieces 1 cup
2 sp grated coconut or dry coconut powder
green chillies
dhania powder
chilli powder
turmeric powder
curry leaves
finely chopped onions 1/4 cup
finely chopped ginger 1 sp
finely chopped garlic 1 sp

in a wide pan heat oil and make seasoning with mustard,urad,curry leaves and dry red chillies.
when mustard starts spluttering add onions,chillies , ginger,garlic.fry for a minute.
add coconut powder and stir well.add boiled carrot pieces and fry for 10 minutes.
add dhania powder,salt and chilli powder.
cook till required color and taste.


toor dal 1 cup
4 tomatoes
5 green chillies(cut long)
onions 1/2 cup
jeera and meth powder
dhania powder
curry leanes
chilli powder
dry red chillies
garlic flakes 2

cook toor dal in pressure cooker for 3 whistles.
cool it and mash the that add a small cup of water and add tomatoes,onions ,chillies and cook for 1 or 2 whistles.
let it cool.mean while make seasoning with curry leaves,mustard,hing,garlic,redchillies,urad,jeera and methi powder(which gives u rich taste).
set the stove on a avery lowflame like 3 and add salt,chilli powder and dhania powder to dal.
wait for 1 minute and add seasoning.
some may cook in a different way.they add chillies and onions in seasoning...this adds more calories pressure cook onions and chillies if u whish.


Sharmi said...

nice lunch !! keep it up.

Jyothi said...

Hi shanti, tasty combo, you have here. Really 3 fantastic recipes, keep it up...

Shanti, thanks for your advice, always i will remind it. Once again thanks a lot.

Seena said...

I love all veg dishes! really likes to have a dinner with you..

archana said...

Hi Shanti, All the three dishes look awesome. The first one resembles our Kadhi. You have cooked the besan separately for 2 min. I want to try this with the kadhi. The dal and veg are nice too.

Asha said...

Beautiful comfort food combination.Great job Shanti.

Mishmash ! said...

Hi Shanti, Thanks for visiting my blog :) You have quite unique hobby here I guess, those jewelery pieces were really beautiful :)


Sukanya Ramkumar said...

WOW.....It's a lovely feast. I realy love it..... GREAT


#sharmi thank u
#jyothi thank u
#seena u r always welcome to have dinner with me..
#archana it matches a little with tastes grt...
#asha thank u
#mishmash thank u
#sukanya thank u