Tuesday, March 11, 2008

From my moms kitchen - Besan wale bhindi

crispy version of bhindi...this is my mas recipe have altered few things....tastes best with dal chawal....or with parantha...very simple and easy to make...

well the ingredients which u need are

bhindi cut into vertical pieces 400gm enough for two people
salt to taste
make mixture of rechilli,coriander,turmeric and salt and keep aside
oil to cook one teaspoon will do if using nonstick
besan two tablespoon

well heat oil in the non stick pan,,,,add bhindi,,,keep frying not much,,,now add the masala mixture,,,mix properly,,,now add besan and cover and cook ...
thats all ,,,
'good to taste
and fast to cook

sattu ka parantha......rural food of northern india

well i know most of u all dont know whta sattu ka parantha is ....well sattu is the powder which u get when u grind the bhuna hua chana,..angrezi mai roasted gram flour.... its available in the market ....as sattu flour or atta ....u can enjoy the parantha with pickel ,...specially red chilli...


i am sending this parantha for the roti mela hosted by srivalli of cooking for all seasons

ingredients for two people

-sattu flour one cup

-kneaded dough for the parantha according to your need ,,,u can vary the quantity....dough should not be soft ...it should be hard for the parantha,,,u can sprinkle some oil to make the consistency according to your need

to make the mixture for the filling of the paratha-..u need these things-

onion chopped one
garlic chopped three cloves
green chilli three chopped
salt to taste
red chilli powder one teaspoon
astafoetida pinch
ajwain sorry dont knw the english term ,,pinch of
to enhance the taste i add red chilli pickelPhotobucket

well mix the aboove mentione things to the sattu and the mixture is ready....u can add few drops of water to soften the mixture,

now just fill the mixture in the already kneaded dough by making small round 2inch diameter and giving depression

fill the sattu ,seal from all sides

make parantha with help of rolling pin

now on a preheated tava roast till brown from both sides
keep applying ghee


and enjoy hot parantha with pickle and tea,,,,make it thick it tastes better,,,,