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It's a small attempt to post the recipes learnt and tested in my kitchen.
Hope u enjoy your stay.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Bendakaya perugu kura (Dahi bendi fry)


Lady's Finger 500gms
Onions 2 chopped
Green chillies 3 chopped
Dry red chillies 2
Mustard seeds 1/2tsp
Sour curd 1 cup
Curry leaves few
Red chilly powder 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Salt as taste
Oil 3 tbsp


Wash and wipe bendi with a dry cloth until dry.Chop them into pcs.

Heat oil,add mustard seeds,dry red chillies and curry leaves.Then add onions and green chillies.

Saute till they are pink in colour then add bendi, salt and turmeric powder.

Cook on a low flame.Cook till bendi are tender.

Add curd and mix throughly.Don't saute with a laddle but holding both the sides of the pan rotate it.

Once all the curd is dried add red chilly powder.

Serve hot.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Veg Manchurian

It is more than a month i did a post here,the last post was on 17th sept.The very next day my laptop stopped working and got it checked with the technician who said the mother board is not working.It is better to buy a new ones than getting the laptop repaired.

Few days back hubby brought this laptop which is very sleek,which i don't feel like using it.Now onwards will try to be regular in posting.Today i am posting a dish which i like a lot and which was introudced to me by my elder sister,she prepares a wonderful veg manchuria.Here goes my recipe..


For veg balls

Carrots 1 cup grated
Cabbage 2 cups grated
Corn flour 1 tbsp
Maida 3 tbsp
Pepper powder 1/4tsp
Green chillies 2 chopped finely
Ajinamoto 1/4 tsp
Salt as per taste

Oil for deep frying

For Manchurian sauce

Capsicum 1 cut into rings
Spring onions few chopped finely
Cabbage a small pc,chopped into thin long pcs
Curry leaves few
Green chillies 3 chopped finely
Ginger 1'' pcs chopped finely
Garlic 3 chopped finely
Soya sauce 1tbsp
Ajinamoto 1/4 tsp
Salt as per taste


For veg balls

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.Take a spoon full of mixture and form balls.Deep fry all the balls and take them on a absorbent paper.

For Manchurian sauce

Take oil in a frying pan.When hot add ginger,garlic,curry leaves and green chillies.Saute them on a high flame for 2-3 minutes.

Then add capsicum and cabbage.Saute them on a high flame as well.

Add ajinamoto and soya sauce.Saute for few more minutes.

Then add 2 tbsp of water.When the water starts boiling add the veg ball.

Again saute on a high flame until the balls are dry.Switch of the flame and add spring onions.

Mix well and serve.