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Veggie Cheese Ball Starter’s

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Ingredients :

Boiled potato – 4 nosIMG_20130830_182332

Onion chopped -1

Carrot chopped – half

Capsicum chopped – half

Green Chilly chopped- 1

Coriander leaves chopped – 3 tbsp

Bread crumbs – 3 slices

Cheese slices – 3 nos

Butter -half tbsp

Cornflour sieved – 4 tbsp

Red chilly powder – 1/4 tbsp

Amchur  powder- a pinch

Salt – to taste

Cornflour for binding  spread on a plate

Oil – 4 big spoon

Chaat masala ( if available )

Method 

In a large bowl mash potatoes and add chopped onion, capsicum, carrot, green chillies, coriander leaves, bread crumbs, cheese slices, butter, cornflour , red chilly powder , salt, amchur powder . now mix and mash them with light hand , dont make it like a paste, let it be some thick , now make small balls of this mixture and roll them onto the cornflour in the plate to bind them a bit.  make as many balls as you can form the mix .  Now heat oil in a kadhai , after heating slowly put the balls into the oil and fry them till golden brown or light brown . continue with all the cheese balls . take them out and sprinkle a little chaat masala over the veggie cheese balls. serve hot with ketchup and tea, a great starter or a tea time snack.

Spicy Bhindi Masala

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You Need :
 500 gm bhindi ( lady Finger )
2 onions chopped
1 Large tomato chopped
1 tbsp coriander powder
1/2 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
1 tbsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp amchur powder
salt to taste
Fresh Coriander Leaves
oil ( refined or Mustard)

Method ;

Wash and cut bhindi ( lady Finger) in halves. Heat oil in a wok or kadai.  Add chopped onions and Fry till they turn golden brown. Now add red chilli powder, coriander powder ,garam masala, amchur powder and salt. Now add chopped tomato to this and fry till it becomes like a gravy , then put  bhindi’s  into the masala and keep tossing now pressing the bhindi’s . Cook on a medium flame and keep frying tossing occasionally, so it does not stick to the bottom.  garnish with some tomato , onions and Fresh coriander leaves and serve with hot chapatis.

 

Spicy Sambhar

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Sambhar

Sambhar

 

1 cup arhar dal

10 -12 curry leaves

half spoon sarso seeds ( mustard)

2 -3  onions

2 medium tomatoes quartered

pinch of turmeric

tamarind  juice or amchur

salt to taste

2 Red chilli sabut

1/2 tbsp Red chilli powder

coriander leaves to garnish

1/2 tbsp oil

 

Boil arhar dal in pressure cooker with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder. after 3 or 4 whistles take it off .

Now in a kadhai heat oil and put sarso seeds and dry chill is when a bit cool, and cook all the vegetables – onion, tomato ( you can add boiled bottle gourd pieces or drumsticks as per choice ) and cook it on a medium flame. add chilli powder amchur or tamarind juice to this mixture cook till the tamarinds rawness goes away then add the boiled arhar dal from the cooker into kadhai , mix it well and then add salt and curry leaves into this and cook for 6 or 8 minutes.  Its optional to add sambhar masala if reqd or else this is more than enough to give the real taste of sambhar.

serve it with rice and papad or even idlis.

Enjoy