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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Besan ke Parathe

1 cup:Gram Flour
1/2 tsp chilly powder
Oil to mix the filling
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder
Wheat flour dough(Dough should be soft so that the stuffing does not come out)

Mix gram flour with salt, turmeric powder, and chilly powder. Add oil to it make a paste(tight enough to fill)
Take a small portion of the dough. Flatten it a bit(approx 11/2 inch diameter)
Place approx 1 tsp of the besan mix and fold the dough and close the stuffing properly.
Flatten the stuffed dough and make round parantha.
Roast it on a griddle by applying oil on it.
Serve hot with dum aloo.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Chana Dal Pulao

Chana Dal: 3/4 th cup
Rice: 1 1/2 cup
Tamarind Paste: 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Green chilly:1(cut in 2 parts from the middle lengthwise)
Chilly powder to taste
Mustard Seeds:1 tsp
Butter(ghee): 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/4 tsp
Sweet Neem leaves(Curry patta): 4-5

Soak chana dal for about an hour.
Boil it in a pressure cooker for 5-6 mins till the first whistle blows.
Cook rice seperately by adding 3 cups of water in a seperate container.
Drain chana dal in a bowl.
Take some butter (ghee) in a pan.
Add mustard seeds, green chilly
Add neem patta and heat till mustard seeds start crackling.
Add chana dal to it now. And roast it for 2 mins.
Add tamarind paste. And 1/2 cup of water.
Add salt, red chilly powder, turmeric powder.
Mix well and let it cook till the gravy gets a little thick.
Mix cooked rice with it and cook till the remaining gravy of chana dal is soaked in rice.
Serve hot with coriander chutney.