Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Baghali Polo

Posted by sandhya at 7/31/2013 12:38:00 AM
Baghali Polo is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Baghali Polo by following this easy recipe.


• 500 g Basmati Rice 
• 500 g Mutton 
• 375 g Dill (chopped) 
• 150 g Dried Lima Beans 
• 1 medium Onion (sliced) 
• 1/3 cup Oil 
• ¼ tsp Saffron (ground) 
• Salt (to taste) 
• Pepper (to taste)

How to make Baghali Polo:

• Soak rice in lukewarm water for 3-4 hours.
• Slice mutton into small pieces, separating the fat.
• Heat little oil in a pan and fry onion until golden brown.
• Add meat, salt, and pepper. Stir and cook on low flame, until meat turns tender.
• Combine Lima beans with water and boil until soft.
• Heat 8-12 cups water in a pan and bring to a boil. Remove the extra water from the rice and mix the rice in the boiling water. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
• Add cooked beans with the rice and then strain it cleaning with lukewarm water. Next toss it lightly.
• Take oil in a pan and get it to boil. Layer the rice first then coat it up with dill and finally add on meat. Repeat the process until rice is over.
• Dig 5-6 holes into rice. Cook it covered for 2-3 min on medium flame.
• Heat ¼ cup water with little oil in a pan and put it on the rice. Then cover the pan with cloth tightly. Cook it for 45 min-1 hr on low flame. Then take it off heat and let it cool.
• Mix saffron with 1 tbsp hot water and mix in 3 tbsp cooked rice.
• Lightly toss the rice and transfer it into serving bowl. Top up with saffron rice.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Cabbage Pickle

Posted by sandhya at 7/30/2013 12:14:00 AM
Cabbage Pickle is a temporary pickle. Learn how to prepare Cabbage Pickle by following this easy recipe.


• 4 cup Cabbage (chopped) 
• 4 cup Vinegar 
• 1 tsp Salt 
• 1 tbsp Dry Mustard Seeds(roasted) 
• 1/2 cup Water 
• 4 cup Onion (chopped) 
• 1 cup White Sugar 
• 1 tbsp Curry Powder 
• 1/2 cup Flour

How to make Cabbage Pickle:

• Boil chopped cabbages and onions with vinegar in a vessel for 10 minutes.
• Add sugar, and salt to it. Mix mustard and curry powder with flour.
• Add enough water to make a paste and stir properly.
• Stir paste into boiled cabbage-onion mixture and boil again for 20 minutes.
• Bottle and seal while hot.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Chilly Prawn

Posted by sandhya at 7/28/2013 02:21:00 AM
Chilly Prawn is a tangy Chinese recipe. Learn how to prepare Chilly Prawn by following this easy recipe.


• 2 Cups prawns
• 2 Onions
• 2 Capsicums
• 2 tsp Pepper
• 1 tbsp Soy sauce
• 2 tbsp Spring onion
• 4 tbsp Maida
• 4 tbsp Corn flour
• 2 Garlic flakes
• 2 Eggs
• 1 Pinch ajinomoto
• Salt to taste
• Pepper and sugar to taste
• Oil for frying
How to make Chilly Prawn:

• Chop the onions, capsicum, green chillies, garlic and ginger
• Clean the prawns.
• Mix maida, corn flour, eggs, salt, pepper and sugar to make a batter.
• Heat the oil.
• Dip the prawn pieces in batter.
• Fry them till reddish brown in colour.
• Drain and keep it aside.
• Heat the oil.
• Add chopped ginger, garlic, chopped vegetables and green chillies one by one.
• Toss them well.
• Now add prawns.
• Mix salt, sugar, pepper, ajinomoto and soy sauce.
• Toss the mixture by adding water.
• Once the mixture is half cooked, add spring onions.
• Mix it well.
• Chilly Prawn is ready.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Broccoli and Baby Corn Vegetable

Posted by sandhya at 7/24/2013 04:13:00 AM
The cashew nuts added to Broccoli and Baby Corn Vegetable provide the extra crunch and taste. Learn how to prepare Broccoli and Baby Corn Vegetable by following this easy recipe.


• ½ cup Capsicums. cut into big pieces
• ½ cup Onions, cut into big pieces
• 1 cup Broccoli or Cauliflower, blanched and cut into big pieces
• ½ cup Baby Corn, sliced diagonally
• ¼ cup French Beans, parboiled
• A few pieces Cucumber, sliced diagonally
• 7 to 8 Cashew Nuts, fried lightly
• 1 tsp Garlic, finely chopped
• 1 tbsp Corn Flour
• A pinch of Sugar
• 2 pinches Black Pepper
• 2 tbsp Oil
• Salt to taste
How to make Broccoli and Baby Corn Vegetable:

• Heat oil in a frying pan, on high flame.
• Add the garlic and stir for a few seconds.
• Add in capsicums, onions, broccoli, baby corn, French beans and cucumber and stir fry for about 2 minutes.
• Dissolve cornflour in ¾ cup of water. Add it to the vegetables.
• Add sugar, black pepper and salt to the preparation and cook for another minute.
• Remove from heat, garnish with fried cashew nuts and serve hot.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Andhra Spicy Chicken Curry

Posted by sandhya at 7/21/2013 05:50:00 AM
 Andhra Spicy Chicken Curry is a very tasty andhra chicken recipe. Learn how to prepare Andhra Spicy Chicken Curry by following this easy recipe. 


• 1 whole Chicken(with bones)
• 2 Yellow Onions (medium size chopped)
• 2 medium Tomatoes (chopped)
• ¼ cup Cilantro
• 5 Green Chillies
• 2 tbsp Poppy Seeds( mustard seeds)
• 50 Cashew Nuts
• 3 tbsp Ginger & Garlic paste
• 3 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
• 2 Cloves
• 1 Elachi
• 3 tbsp yogurt
• ¼ tsp Turmeric (haldi)
• 1 tsp Garam Masala
• 5 tbsp Vegetable Oil
• 1 cup Water
• Salt to taste
How to make Andhra Spicy Chicken Curry:

• Clean (wash) the cut chicken in a big bowl, by adding yogurt,Ginger & Garlic paste, turmeric, salt, red chilli powder and stir everything, and cover the bowl and let it marinate for an hour.
• In a frying pan add the poppy seeds and fry them till they turn golden brown.
• Grind them till they come in to a fine powder, and add the cashew nuts. And make it into a fine powder.
• Cut the onions into small pieces , cut chillies in to long pieces and add them to it.
• Chop the tomatoes and set them aside.
• In a big pan (kadai), pour oil and add the cloves & elaichi in it.
• Add onions and deep fry them till they turn golden brown.
• Add the tomatoes and deep fry them till they become soft.
• Add chillies and the mixture of poppy seeds & the cashew nuts fry till the oil separates from it.
• Add the marinated chicken and deep fry it for about 4 or 5 minutes.
• Add a cup of water and stir them well and cover the pan (kadai) cook it in a medium heat.
• Once the chicken is well cooked, add garam masala and the chooped cilantro and turn off the stove.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Methi Palak Dhokla

Posted by sandhya at 7/15/2013 03:49:00 AM
Methi Palak Dhoklas are best enjoyed as a breakfast dish or an evening snack. Learn how to prepare Methi Palak Dhokla by following this easy recipe.


• 1 cup Black-eyed Beans (chawli)
• ¾ cup Spinach (palak), chopped
• ¾ cup Fenugreek Leaves (methi), chopped
• 2 tbsp Oil
• 1 tbsp Green Chili-Ginger Paste
• 1½ tsp Asafetida (hing)
• 1 tbsp Fruit Salt
• Salt, to taste
• Water
• Green Chutney (for serving)
How to make Methi Palak Dhokla:

• Wash the beans thoroughly and soak them for at least 6 hours.
• Drain the soaked beans.
• Add ¾ cup of water to the beans and blend them in a liquidizer, so as to form a smooth batter.
• To the paste, add spinach, fenugreek leaves, oil, green chili-ginger paste, asafetida and salt. Mix the batter well.
• Place a steamer on the gas. When the water starts to boil, add the fruit salt to the batter and mix.
• Grease 3 thalis and pour the batter in them. Place the thalis in the steamer and steam for about 10 minutes.
• Serve hot with green chutney.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Low Fat Baked Puri

Posted by sandhya at 7/03/2013 07:52:00 AM
Low Fat Baked Puri is a very tasty and easy to make recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Low Fat Baked Puri by following this easy recipe.


• 200 g Wheat Flour 
• 2 tsp Oil • 1/2 tsp Salt • 1/2 tsp Oil 

How to make Low Fat Baked Puri:
Mix all ingredients and knead the mixture with water.
Set is aside for 10 minutes.
Now equally divide it into small balls.
Preheat the oven at 200 degree F.
Prick each puri with a fork and arrange it on a greased baking tray.
Bake it for 10 minutes approximately.
Serve it hot.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

మ్యాంగో మిల్క్ షేక్

Posted by sandhya at 7/02/2013 07:42:00 AM

  • మామిడిపళ్ళు-2
  • పాలు-4 కప్పులు
  • చక్కర-పావ్ కప్పు
  • యాలకుల పొడి-1 స్పూన్
తయారుచేయు విధానం:
  • మమిద్దిపల్లు చెక్కు తీసి,ముక్కలుగా కోసి మిక్సీలో బ్లెండ్ చేయాలి.
  • తరువాత పాలు,చెక్కెర,యాలకుల పొడి వేసి మల్ల బ్లెండ్ చేయాలి.
  • దీనిని ఫ్రిజ్లో ఉంచి చల్లబడిన తరువాత తాగాలి. 

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