Tuesday, 2 April 2019

HIREKAYI SOUP/RIDGE GOURD SOUP

A very simple and healthy soup for the winters.
This soup will be ready in a few mins .
Very very simple but very tasty.

INGREDIENTS
1 medium sized ridge gourd.
a pinch of ginger

1/2 tsp cummin/jeera
2 drops ghee
Pepper powder
GOURD WITH GINGER

BOILING THE GOURD

FRYING THE CUMMIN IN GHEE

THE SOUP IS READY!

METHOD
Scrape the skin and cut into small pieces.
Boil andwith ginger and grind to a smooth paste.
Add water and salt and boil.
Heat ghee and fry jeera.
Sprinkle pepper powder and relish when hot.

Friday, 23 November 2018

GURELL CHUTNEY PUDI

INGREDIENTS

1Cup gurellu(Niger seeds)
a small piece (2tsp)of tamarind
6 or 7 red chillies
8-10 cloves garlic
salt to taste


GURELLU


METHOD

Dry roast the gurellu seeds on a low flame and keep aside.
In a few drops of oil fry the red chillies.
Roast the tamarind in the pan till it becomes crisp.
Mix all the ingredients and grind to a powder.
Serve with steamed rice or jolada rotti.


HIREKAYI MOSARU BAJJI /TURAI KA RAITA

This is a very simple and quick to make recipe. This is usually served with steamed rice.

INGREDIENTS

I medium sized ridge gourd/hirekayi/turai
1 or 1/2 green chilli
2 tsp grated fresh coconut
1/2 cup fresh curd
a pinch of hing/asafoetida
salt to taste
1/2 tsp sugar (optional)

FOR TEMPERING

1/2 tsp oil (coconut oil would be preferable)
1/2 tsp mustard
1/4 tsp udad dal
1/2 dry red chilli


METHOD
Wash and lightly scrape the skin of the ridgegourd.
  • Chop into pieces. Remove the seeds if any and add water and cook along with green chilli and salt till it is soft.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Grind the above mixture with all the  ingredients (except curd)to a smooth paste.
  • Add beaten curd and temper.
  • Serve with steamed rice.
  • This is to be mixed with the rice and eaten.

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I began this blog to compile my recipes in one place. I started writing this keeping in mind beginners and busy people and hence have tried to keep the steps and procedure as simple as possible. The recipes that you find here are vegetarian, which I cook on a day to day basis and are quite simple. I dedicate this space to all the people whom I came across,who inspired me to cook, who shared their recipes and tips and helped me improve my culinary skills.