09.8.11

Simple Rajma Curry Recipe

Ingredients

150 gms Kidney Beans (Rajma)
2 medium sized Onion (Pyaj)
1 large Tomato (Tamatar)
2 Green chilli (Hari mirch)
1 tblsp Ginger-garlic (Adrak-Lasun) Paste
1/2 tspn Garam masala Powder
1 tsp Coriander (Dhania) Powder
3/4 tsp Salt (Namak)

How to make Simple Rajma Curry

  • Soak the rajma overnight.
  • Boil in a pressure cooker till tender.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onions and ginger garlic paste.
  • Cook till brown.
  • Add the tomatoes, green chillies and cook till pulpy.
  • Add coriander powder, salt and 2 cups water and boil well.
  • Add the rajma and cook on a low flame for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the garam masala powder and cook further for another 15 minutes or till the gravy thickens.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.

09.8.11

Panasapattu Curry Recipe

Ingredients

1 teaspoon urad dal
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
2 whole dry red chilies
2 teaspoon coarsely ground ground nuts
A small bunch of curry leaves
4 cups water
1 small raw jackfruit
1 tablespoon oil
1 1/2 tablespoon tamarind pulp
3 green chilies, chopped
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon chana dal

How to make Panasapattu Curry

  • Peel and cut the jackfruit into small cubes by rubbing oil in your hands.
  • Now add turmeric in water and boil the jackfruit for around fifteen minutes till it is tender.
  • In a pan heat the oil and add the green chilies, chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds whole red chilies, ground nuts and curry leaves.
  • Once they start spluttering, add tamarind paste and a little water.
  • Now add the boiled jackfruit and mix well.
  • Serve hot with steaming rice.