Thursday, October 22, 2009

Aloo and Brinjal Curry

Ingredients :

1. 3 medium potatoes
2. 2 brinjals
3. 3 medium onions
4. Curry and coriander leaves
5. 1 tsp Red chilli powder
6. 3 tsp of besan / gram flour
7. 1 tsp of garam masala powder
8. 1 tsp coriander powder
9. Salt to taste
10.3 tsp oil
11.1 tsp mustard seeds
12.1tsp cumin seeds
13.1 tsp bengal gram / chana dal
14.1.tsp green gram / moong dal

Aloo and Brinjal curry
Aloo and Vankaya curry

Preparation :

1. Cut the potatoes ,brinjal and onions vertically in the same shape so that all of
them will be cooked properly at the same time.
2. Heat oil in the pan and add mustard seed s and cumin seeds till they splutter
3. Next add the dals and stir for a min till they are brown
4. Add curry leaves ,onions and fry them till golden brown
5. Next add potatoes and brinjal and salt
6. Mix it properly and sprinkle little water and close the lid
7. Cook it for 5 min and mix it and then sprinkle some more water and close the lid.
8. Repeat the process till potatoes and brinjal are cooked
9. Adding more water makes brinjals overcooked and the dish may get spoil.
10.When the vegetables are tender add red chilli powder , 1 tsp of coriander
powder , garam masala powder and 3 tsp of graml flour / besan and mix it properly
and stir fry it continuosly for 5 – 10mins so that it doesn’t get burnt at the
bottom.garnish with coriander leaves.

Aloo and vankaya / Potato and brinjal curry is ready to eat with rice .ummmmmmmmmmm

Wednesday, October 21, 2009


chole is a yum yum recipe and very easy to prepare. We need to prepare all the gravies first and keep it aside and start the preperation.

Ingridients :

1. 250gms of kabuli chana
2. 2 medium size potato boiled and cut into small pieces
3. 2 medium onions
4. 3 tomatoes
5. 3 tsp oil
6. 1 tsp chili powder
7. 1 1/2 tsp chole masala powder (available in stores)
8. Salt to taste
9. 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
10.3 tbsp of tamarind juice



1. Soak kabuli chana overnight and pressure cook chana and keep it a aside.
2. Take ½ of the cooked chana and make a paste.
3. Cut tomatoes and onions and make fine paste separately
4. Heat oil in a pan and add onion paste till it is golden brown
5. Add ginger garlic paste stir it till the raw smell is gone
6. Next add the chana paste and mix it properly
7. Add rest of the boiled chana and then goes chilli powder and salt and tamarind
8. Cook the mixture for 5 min. Finally add kabuli chana masala powder or general
masala powder which can be prepared at home.
9. Finally garnish with coriander leaves .

You can have it directly.
By adding little lemon juice and finely chopped onions makes it more yummier.
You can have it with rotis nans and even pulao.

Note : If you want to make it more spicy you can add little more chilli and masala powder.