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Monday, November 26, 2012

Pepper Mushroom

  • Button Mushrooms – 200g
  • Onion – 1
  • Egg – 1
  • Black Pepper Powder – 1 tsp
  • Fennel Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste


Chop mushrooms and onion.

Heat a non-stick fry pan, add oil. Add fennel seeds, let it pops up. Add chopped onion, fry until it becomes transparent.

Add chopped mushrooms, fry for a minute and then add pepper powder and salt. Mix it well, cover with a lid and cook until the mushrooms are cooked completely.

Meanwhile beat the egg and keep aside.

Once the mushrooms are cooked add beaten egg and stir continuously and cook until the egg is cooked completely.

Remove from heat and serve hot with rice.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Pattani Kurma/Green Peas Kurma

  • Green Peas – ½ cup
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 1
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • To Grind
  • Coconut – ¾ cup
  • Fennel Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilli Powder – 1 tsp


Soak green peas overnight, or for 8 hours.

Add green peas in a pressure cooker together with salt and enough water and cook it for 3 whistles or until green peas are cooked.

Mix coconut, fennel seeds, turmeric powder, garam masala, chilli powder and grind into a fine paste, keep aside.

Heat the pan and add oil. Add mustard seeds, once splutter add curry leaves fry for a minute. Then add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute. Then add finely chopped onion and fry until translucent.

Now add chopped tomato and fry for 2 minutes. Add cooked peas and then ground coconut paste. Add enough water, bring it to boil reduce the heat and cook it for further 10 minutes.

Remove from heat and serve with idli, thosa or roti.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Pasi Paruppu/Payatham Paruppu Sadham/Moong Dal Rice for Babies/Kids/Toddlers

  • Parboiled Ponni Rice - ½ cup
  • Moong dhal/Pasi paruppu – ¼ cup
  • Pepper – ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Salt to taste

  • Ghee to taste

Wash rice, moong dhal and add in a pressure cooker. Add 2 cups of water, pepper, cumin, asafoetida and salt.
Once the water starts to boil cover it and pressure cook it for 15 minutes on low heat.
Once done remove from heat, once the pressure is released add ghee and mash the rice with a spoon.
Make sure the rice is warm and feed your baby.

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