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Suji Upma

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Ingredients:

Sooji/Semolina – 1 cup

Oil – 3 tbsp

Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp

Raw Peanuts – 2 tbsp

Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp

Dry Red Chili – 1

Coriander powder- pinch

Curry Leaves – few

Green Chili – to taste, finely chopped

Onions – 1 small, finely chopped

Carrots – 1/2 cup

tomato – half chopped

Salt – to taste

Water – 1.5 cups

Yogurt- half cup

Method:

In a heavy bottomed pan on medium heat, roast suji for some time till little golden ,take this aside and let it cool for some time now in the same pan pour 2 tbsp of Oil. Allow it to heat and then add  Mustard Seeds, Once they start popping, add some curry leaves and keep rest for last ,  Cook for 30 seconds and add chopped tomato, onions, green chillis , carrots and spices like red Chili powder, Turmeric Powder and coriander powder a pinch. Saute all the vegetables and spices till cooked not brown.  add salt . Mix  some Yogurt with the Water in a bowl and pour into the pan. Keep mixing, till it comes to boil, lower heat and add small amounts of Suji one by one, keep mixing it and make sure there are no dry lumps of suji. Now Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes. Open the lid and mix and fluff up the Upma. Turn the flame off, cover and allow it to rest for another 5 minutes.

You can add Ketchup or coconut chutney with upma and enjoy it with tea. Ideal meal for breakfast or evening snack.

 

 

Kadhai Paneer

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Ingredients
Paneer cubed, 1 cupIMG_20130827_182305
onion big slices -1
tomato big slices – 1
capsicum big slices -1
ginger & garlic paste  -1 tbsp
green chillies- 2
dried red chilli -2
corriander seeds- 1bsp
Red chilli powder -1 tbsp
coriander powder -2 tbsp
garam masala-1/2 tbsp
salt -as per taste
coriander leaves chopped -2 tbsp
oil -2 tbsp to fry vegetables
oil -2 tsp to cook the whole sabzi
half cup water / 2tbsp milk cream
Method
Heat oil in a kadai and fry big sliced onions, tomato, capsicum, green chillies, and paneer seperately and keep aside. Now in the same oil add some more oil if needed and heat dried red chillies broken into two, and crushed coriander seeds,  sauté for half a minute. Then add ginger garlic paste and cook for a minute , after this add coriander powder, red chilli powder and salt , you can add milk cream to this masala or some water, if you like i add to make the gravy thick. then add all the vegetables one by one except tomatoes  and sauté for a some time then add tomatoes. Cook over high heat till the oil separates. Add paneer and and half  cup of water only if needed to get some heavy gravy. lastly add garam masala powder over the dish and let it Cook, covered, over low heat for five minutes. Serve hot, garnish with chopped coriander leaves over the dish and serve with chapatti or paratha.