Cabbage is one of the few vegetables that we bring regularly at home. The toughest task seems to be planning the menu for the day. Coming across this stir fry, I kinda new that it is meant for me and soon it found a place in my daily menu. Bengali style Cabbage stir fry with potatoes and peas or Bandhakopir Torkari is a tasty side dish that can be easily made for lunch or dinner. It is tasty with many flavours. (more…)
“Mamma, what is the curry or sabzi that you have made along with chapati? ” is the pertinent question that I get each day. Well, accompaniments do enhance the taste of food that we eat. Spinach makes a great accompaniment. Here, is another kind of side dish that you can make with roti or nan. It is known as Veg Hariyali. (more…)
Okra, commonly called as bhendi or lady finger is one of the loved vegetables at home. I prepare various kind of dishes with it. Some are using onion. This Okra stir fry is tasty and contains no onion or garlic. (more…)
Rajma is one of the most loved pulses in the northern states. It is served with rice and any flat indian bread. Chawal Rajma is a very popular dish.This long bean is kidney shaped, hence it is known as Kidney bean. This is a power packed nutrition food, highly recommended for the vegetarians. Today, I present you to Rajma masala below. (more…)
Cauliflower, popularly known as gobi, can be used in a wide range of dishes. It is extensively used in curries, stirfry and starters. It is one of the veggies liked by kids today.
This vegetable needs to be cleaned properly as it is the home to many tiny worms. Keep the florets immersed in hot water to which salt and turmeric is added.
Various kind of stirfry can be made using cauliflower. This veggie is easy to prepare and tasty. It goes well with chapatis and phulkas.
- cauliflower 1 small
- onion 2
- coriander 1/2 bunch
- ginger 1 inch
- green chilly 2
- cumin 1/2 tsp
- turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
- oil 2 tsp
- salt to taste
Pre- requisites :
- Take small florets of cauliflower and boil till tender.
- Chop onion finely.
- Grind coriander, ginger and green chilly to a paste.
- Take a pan and add the oil. Add cumin, after a second, add the onions and turmeric powder to it. Saute for a while.
- Add the ground paste and salt to it. Mix well.
- Drain the water and add the florets. Mix well.
- Let the flavours blend together.
- Cauliflower stir fry is ready to serve.
- Serve with chapati or phulka.
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Alu Methi is a popular accompaniment that tastes good with any Indian flat bread. It is lightly tossed with spices in a seasoning of fenugreek leaves. (more…)
The humble carrot , though tasty does not standout much as a stirfry. It is ideal if blended with any other kind. Carrot and corn stirfry is healthy and easy to make and can be used as an accompaniment with chapati or phulka. It is also ideal for those who do not like to eat it raw.
India, being a land of diverse culture and traditions, we are a home to different cuisines also. Each state has its own kind of food depending on the availability of the cereals and pulses. People dwelling since some time, tend to follow their own method of cooking and thus there have been a significant change in the ingredients used and the process involved. The food can be broadly classified into five kinds as Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western and North Eastern. Rajasthani cuisine, is one such kind which is very famous and delicious. (more…)