Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Dumdaar Dahiwala Chicken

This is not my recipe,i have added little variation.
it turned out really nice,so thought of sharing with you all.


1 kg Chicken(cut accd to your preference)

500 gms yoghurt

2 tspn ginger garlic paste

curry leaves

2 tspn mustard seeds(rai)

4-5 green chillies(cut into slits)

salt to taste

2 tspn butter

2 tspn oil

coriander leaves for garnishing

1 stalk Celery(this is the ingredient i added on my own)

Method: Wash and clean chicken and marinate in ginger garlic paste,salt and yoghurt.Let it marinate for 3 -4 hrs.Heat oil and butter in a pan add mustard seeds and when it splutters add the curry leaves and green chillies( you can add more chillies if you want it spicy).Then add the chicken and cook till a thick gravy is formed and the chicken is done.

Garnish with Coriander leaves and serve.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Dal Makhani and Rice

1 1/2 cups toor dal, washed and drained
2 tomatoes, medium sized, cut into large pieces
A pinch of turmeric powder
2 tsp coriander leaves, chopped
For seasoning:
1 small onion, chopped
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp dhania powder
4-5 green chillies, chopped
1 sprig curry leaves
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 stick butter
Salt to taste
Boil the dal and tomatoes with a pinch of turmeric powder and 1 cup water till the dal is soft.Add salt to taste. Set aside.In a saucepan, prepare the seasoning by heating the butter.Add the cumin and mustard. When the cumin is slightly fried, add all the other seasoningingredients except the red chilli, turmeric and dhania.Fry till the onion starts turning color.Now add the powders and fry for a minute.Remove from heat and add the boiled dal/tomato to this.Add the chopped coriander leaves.Mix well.Adjust the salt if necessary.Add 1 cup of water.Bring it to a boil and remove.Serve hot with rotis or plain rice.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Stuffed Paratha/Aloo Paratha


140 gms Flour
1/2 tsp chilli pwd
1/2 lemon
1 tsp dhania jeera pwd
pinch of garam masala
2-3 green chillies

2 medium potatoes
1/2 bunch Coriander leaves
Little melted ghee
Salt accd to taste

Method:Sieve the flour and make a dough with little melted ghee and salt and water.Knead well and keep aside for sometime.Boil the potatoes in salted water.When done remove the skin and mash.Then add the masala,finely chopped chillies,coriander leaves,salt and lemon juice.Divide the dough into 5 equal parts.Roll out each part seperately and place a paratha mixture in the center.Cover up and flatten in between palms.Roll out lightly into a round.Heat a tava and heat the Parathas.add little ghee around the edge and fry till crisp and golden and serve hot.