Friday, July 24, 2009

Mushroom Capsicum Masala

  1. Mushroom - 250 gms
  2. Onion - 1
  3. Tomato - 1
  4. Capsicum - 1 (Big size)
  5. Chilli powder - 1 spoon
  6. Coriander powder - 1 spoon
  7. Garam masala - 1/2 spoon
  8. Turmeric powder - 1/4 spoon
  9. Lime juice - 2 spoons
  10. Ginger garlic paste - 1.5 spoons
  11. Salt,Oil/butter as required
  1. Slice mushrooms and wash it throughly and keep it ready.
  2. Cut the onion into thin slices and also mince the tomato finely.
  3. Now place the pan in the gas top, add oil/butter 2 spoons and add some jeera and allow it to splutter. Then add the onions and let it fry until brown in color.
  4. Then add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes off. Then add tomatoes to it and fry until it becomes soft.
  5. Now add all the powder ie chilli,coriander,garam masala and turmeric and fry for some time until raw smell goes off.
  6. And add the mushroom,capsicum and add salt as required and allow it to cook in simmer flame. Then once it is cooked add fresh lime juice and server it with Chappathi or Naan.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Butter Naan

  1. All purpose Flour
  2. Egg - 1 (Optional)
  3. Quick Raise Yeast - 1 Tea spoon
  4. Sugar - 1 spoon
  5. Salt
  6. Oil - 2-3 spoons
  1. Take all purpose flour, required amount and keep it ready for making the dough.
  2. Take warm water in a bowl, mix quick raising yeast, and add a spoon of sugar to make the yeast active,add salt as required, add one egg and add 2 spoons of oil to the mixture.
  3. Add the mixture to the dough and knead the dough nice sticky. It should be nice sticky, thats the consistency. Then add one spoon oil on the dough and keep it aside for 20 mins.
  4. Then take nice big balls of the dough and add some flour to it and pat the ball with your palm so that it spreads equally in the shape of the naans u see in hotels :)
  5. The temperature for cooking naan is 500 C,broil mode and the time required is 2.5 mins.Keep tray as close to the coils.
  6. Keep the naan in the tray and put it in the oven and leave it for 2 mins not more than that. Then take the naan and turn sides and keep it for just 30 secs.
  7. Then take the naan and rub butter on both the sides and your butter naan is ready!! Enjoy it with some delicious side dish.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Chiken Tikka

  1. Chicken breasts cut into cubes - 1/2 lb
  2. Capsicum - 1
  3. Tomato - 1
  4. Onion - 1
  5. Yogurt - 3 table spoons
  6. ginger Garlic paste - 1/2 spoon
  7. Red Chillie powder - 1/2 spoon
  8. Coriander powder - 1/2 spoon
  9. Cumin Powder - 1/2 spoon
  10. Kasoori methi powder - 1 spoon (dried methi leaves powder)
  11. Garam masala - 1/2 spoon
  12. Red coloring (Optional)
  13. Oil - 1 spoon
  14. Salt - as required
  15. Lime - 1 nos
  1. Cut chicken into small cubes and also cut capsicum,tomato and onion as the same size as chicken.
  2. Now take 1/2 spoon of chilli powder,salt,yogurt,coriander powder,kasthori methi powder,cumin powder,ginger garlic paste,garam masala and half lime and mix well. Then add red coloring if needed. Important thing the marination should be nice thick,No water!!
  3. Then marinate chicken and the cut tomato,capsicum & Onion in the above marination for about 2 hours in refrigtrator.
  4. Pre heat oven to 500 degree and put the chicken for about 25 - 30 mins.Brush some oil on top of chicken before you put it in oven.Make sure you turn side of chicken in about 10 - 15 mins.
  5. Remove chicken and u can add chat masala + mint leaves powder a little, onions and little lime juice for fresh flavour.
  6. Chicken Tikka is ready to be served!! Enjoy tasty delicious chicken with no or very lil oil!!