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Vegetable Casserole

spherd's pie

Vegetable Casserole is simple and very easy homemade dish.This is prepared using everyday vegetables,neither complicated nor time-consuming.But very healthy delicious warm food.


Ingredients

Onion-2
Red Pepper-1
Garlic Cloves-2
Tomato puree-1 cup
Cumin Powder-1/2 tsp
Mixed Vegetables – 1cup
Cheddar Cheese -1 cup
1/2 cup sour cream (optional)

Salt and Pepper to taste
Olive oil


Preparation method

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add onion and saute it.
  2. Add chopped peppers, garlic, tomato puree, salt, pepper and cumin and stir it well.
  3. Add mixed vegetables and mix it well.
  4. Cook it in the medium flame and bring to simmer for few mins.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Spread half of veg mixture in the baking dish and sprinkle with half of cheese.
  7. Repeat layering process with remaining mixture and cheese.
  8. Cover dish with foil and bake 15 minutes.
  9. Garnish with tomatoes, sour cream and olives.

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Mixed Vegetable tempura

Mixed tempura


Ingredients

All purpose flour-200gms
Ice cold water-1/2 cup
Oil for Frying
Salt and Pepper for seasoning
Mixed Vegetables -1 cup
Soy Sauce dip for serving


Preparation method

  1. Slice the vegetables lengthwise and pat dry them.
  2. Mix the flour with cold water and add the seasoning.
  3. The batter should be neither thick nor watery,check the right consistency.
  4. Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan for frying.
  5. Dip the vegetables into the batter mixture,once evenly coated drop into the oil
  6. Add few at a times,fry them until it turns to golden brown and crispy.
  7. Serve the tempura’s warm with soy sauce dip.

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Vermicelli Upma

Vemicelli Upma

Vermicelli Upma


 

Ingredients

 

Roasted Vermicelli-1 cup

Salt to tatse

Oil

 

For the tempering/tadka

Mustard-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Chana dal-1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Peanuts-1 tsp

Curry leave-2 sprig

 

For the sauté:

Onion-2 medium

Green chillies-3 slitted

Ginger -1 inch

 


 

Preparation method:

 

  1. Heat oil in a pan add tempering spices.
  2. Once they splutter, add the chopped onions, green chillies, ginger, salt and sauté it.
  3. Add the vermicelli and water (1:2 ratios) and stir well.
  4. Cover it and cook For the 5 mins in a low flame.
  5. Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve it hot with chutney.

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Plantain Fry (vazhakkai fry)

plantain fry

Valakai Varuval


Ingredients:

Plantain-2

Chilli powder-1 tsp

Cumin powder-1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil


Preparation method:

Peel Plantain and cut into slices.

Add chilli powder, turmeric, hing, salt  to the plantain slices and mix it well.

Marinate it For the 15 mins.

Heat oil in a pan, add the marinated pieces.

Cover it and cook it in a slow flame until it turns to golden brown.

Serve it hot with rice or roti.


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Potato Tomato Gravy

Potato Tomato Mash

Potato-Tomato curry


Ingredients:

Potato-500gms

Turmeric-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

Green chillies-2

Oil

 

For the tadka:

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Curry leaves

 


Preparation method:

Boil,peel potatoes and cut into cubes.

Heat oil in a pan add tempering spice and sauté it.

Once they splutter, add chopped green chillies, turmeric, hing and salt.

Fry it For the 2 mins in medium flame.

Add potato cubes and stir it well.

Dry roast it For the few mins in low flame.

Add Hot water cover it and cook For the 10 mins.

Smash it with the spactula so that it’s soft.

Add chopped tomatoes and mix it well, cook For the 5 mins in medium flame.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve it hot with roti or rice.


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Lima Beans eggplant Tamarind Gravy- Mochai-Brinjal Pulikulambhu

Mochai Brinjal Tamarind Curry

Mochai Brinjal Kulambhu


Ingredients

Brinjal-250 gms

Mochai-250 gms

Onions-2 medium

Tomato-2 medium

Green chillies-3

Tamarind juice-1 cup

Garlic cloves-6 (optional)

Coriander leaves

Salt to taste

Sesame oil

 

For the Tadka/Tempering:

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Red chillies-4

Curry leaves-1 spring

Fenugreek seeds-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

 

Spices:

Turmeric -1/2 tsp

Chilli powder-1 tsp

Coriander powder-2 tsp

Cumin powder-1/2 tsp

Pepper powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp


Preparation method:

Heat oil in a pan add tempering spices.

Once they splutter, add chopped onions, grren chillies, garlic cloves and sauté it.

Add chopped tomatoes and spices, mix it well.

Add tamarind juice, salt and cook until oil float at the top.

Add chopped brinjal, boiled mochai and sauté it.

Cover it and cook For the 20 mins in a medium flame.

Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Serve it hot with rice.


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Veg Fried RIce

chinese veg fried rice


Ingredients

Mixed vegetables-1 cup
Red/Yellow pepper-1
Onion-1
Soy sauce -2 tbsp
Salt to taste
White Pepper to taste
Black Pepper to taste
Spring Onions-3
Cooked Rice-1 Cup
Oil


Preparation method

  1. Finely chop the spring onions and keep it aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, then add the rice. Spread out the rice so it all heats through, and then toss until coated well with the oil.
  3. Remove the rice and heat two tablespoon of oil, add the onions and cook it until its get softened
  4. Add mixed vegetables,peppers and cook it for few minutes.
  5. Add the fried rice, mix it well.
  6. Add soy sauce, salt and pepper and stir it well so that its evenly mixed.
  7. Add the spring onions and serve it hot.

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French Spring Chicken

french spring chicken
French spring Chicken


Ingredients

Chicken Breast -3
Garlic Cloves-2
Spring onions-3
Peas-250 gms
Salt and Pepper to taste
Olive oil


Preparation method

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add the chicken pieces and cook until it turns to golden brown.
  2. Add the minced garlic and saute it.
  3. Add the chicken stock, peas and cook for few mins until peas are tender and softened.
  4. Add chopped spring onions, seasoning and cook for 3 mins.
  5. Serve it hot immediately.

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Thai Green curry Chicken

Thai green chicken curry


Ingredients

Chicken-500gms
Chicken stock-1 cup
Coconut milk-1/2 cup
Soy  sauce-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Fresh Coriander – 1/3 bunches

For the green Sauce:

Spring Onions-1 bunch
Yellow pepper-1
Coriander-1 bunch
Garlic cloves-4
Ginger thumb size-1
Lemon grass-1
Kaffir leaves-2
Lemon -2
Sesame oil-2 tsp
Olive oil-1 tsp


Preparation method

  1. Finely chop all the ingredients and add it to the blender.
  2. Add lemon juice, olive oil ,salt, sesame oil and blend it to a fine paste.
  3. Boil the green paste in a deep pan.
  4. Add chicken stock, chicken pieces and cook it for few mins.
  5. When it boils add salt and coconut milk and boil it for 10 mins.
  6. When it’s cooked add soy sauce.
  7. Garnish it with coriander leaves.
  8. Serve it hot with rice.

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