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Saturday, June 11, 2016

Thotakura Pappu


Moong Dal- 1 cup
Amaranth Leaves(thotakura)- 1 cup
Water- 5 cups
Tamarind Juice - 1/4 cup
Tomatoes- 2
Onions- 2
Green chillies- 4
Pepper(crushed)- 1 tb spoon
salt - to taste


Oil- 2 table spoons
Mustard seeds- 1 tea spoon
Cumin seeds- 1 tea spoon
Curry leaves- 2 stems
Ginger- 2 inch crushed
Garlic- 1 full crushed
Turmeric- 1 tea spoon
Onion- 1 finely chopped
Red chillies (broken)- 3


1. Soak the Dal in tamarind juice and Water about 15 mins. Add leaves, quartered Tomatoes and Onions.
2 Boil this in Pressure Cooker about 4-5 whistles allow it to cool and crush with spoon

1. Heat Oil and add crushed ginger and garlic. Then mustard , cumin seeds.
2. Once they cracked  add red chillies, onion, turmeric and curry leaves. Cook for a minute till they give nice aroma

Mix both Dal and Tempering .

Serve Hot...!!!

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Aloo Kurma

It's a wonderful gravy item, which goes fantastic in parties.Served with Roti, Kulcha and Rice.


Potato- 500 gm
Tomatoes- 250 gm(ripen)
Onion- 3-4 medium size
Green chilles - 4(cut into pieces)
Oil- 100 ml
Curry leaves- 5-6
Mustard seeds- 1/ tea spoon
Cumin seeds - 1 tea spoon
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tb spoon
Red chilli powder- 1 tea spoon
Turmeric- 1/ tea spoon
Coriander powder- 1 tb spoon
Coriander leaves- 1 bunch (chopped)
Salt- to taste
Water- 1 glass


1) Boil potato till they become soft ( generally it takes 15 mins) and peel out the skin.
2) Chop onion, green chillies and keep ready. Make tomatoes paste in grinder.


1) Heat oil in a pan,  add mustard seeds, cumin seeds to hot oil after add onion, green chillies, pinch of salt, and curry leaves to it and stir onions turns brown.
2) Ginger garlic paste to it and stir till the raw flavor goes away, then add turmeric and mix it once.
3) Add tomato, red chilli powder, coriander powder, salt and cook it for 5 mins, till  oil oozes out.
4) Add potato (1/2 smashed and 1/2 cut into pieces) and a glass of water then mix it. cook it slowly till it becomes thick gravy.(say 5 min on medium flame)
5) Finally add coriander leaves and switch off stove.

Enjoy your meal..:)

PC: Chef Raghavendra

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Fish Flame Fry

flame fried fish

Ingredients :

Fish - 9 Pcs
Salt- to taste
Red chiili powder- 1 tea spoon
Salt- 4 tb spoon (cleaning)



1) Clean fish pieces 2 times by adding 2 tb spoon of salt and enough water each time.
2) Lit the stove and Cook each piece of fish directly on flame with the help of spoon or barbecue sticks all the sides slowly, it may take 3-5 mins.
3) Remove from stick and sprinkle right amount of salt & chilli powder.

Serve it hot.

Italian Mixed Fruit Salad

Italian Mixed Fruit Salad


Dates- 50gm
Blue grapes- 50 gm
Green grapes- 50 gm
Sweet curd-  4 tb spoon
Rose petals- 8 (fresh)
Saffron strands- 8
Apple- 1no
Green Apple- 1 no (Optional)
Honey- 4 tea spoon

Servings- 4


1) Clean all the fruits in salt water, then chop Grapes, Dates into quarters.
2) Apple into small cubes.
3) Now add 1/4th of each into a bowl and mix rapidly by adding 1tb spoon Sweet Curd.
4) Transfer into 4 bowls and top up with 1 tea spoon honey on every bowl
5) Serve after garnishing with Rose petals, Saffron strands.

Enjoy delicious Dessert.