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…)
Beetroot is a wonderful vegetable .The vibrant purple colour is very pleasing. I really love that colour. Dark coloured vegetables are all rich in nutrients and so is this one. It is rich in calcium, iron, Viamin A and C and packed with anti oxidants. (more…)
The semi cooked turdal with methi and onion makes a good accompaniment with roti or jowar. It is one of the dishes which has been cooked since ages and is still prevalent, because of its good taste. Moreover,it is easy to cook and needs no much organising.
- 1 cup turdal
- 2 clusters of methi or fenugreek leaves
- 2 onions finely cut
- 4 green chillies
- 1 tsp of cumin seeds
- 1 tbsp of oil
- mustard seeds
- 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder
- Cook the tur dal in an open vessel. It should be semi cooked and this cannot be done in a pressure cooker.
- Cut and wash the methi leaves.
- Make the seasoning with green chillies and add onion to it. Saute for a while. Then add the methi leaves to it.
- Drain the cooked dal in a platter . You can use the water for rasam.
- Now, add the cooked dal to it. Add salt and mix well. Simmer for some time.
Potatoes play an important role in our daily cooking because of their versatility. You can use it in a wide range of dishes, it is handy when no vegetables are available. Aloo jeera is one such stir fry which saves the day. (more…)