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Pachai Pattani Sundal /Green Peas Sundal (No Onion No Garlic Recipe)

 

Hello Peeps!!!

Hope you are back to your healthy routine.Well this week our theme for 74th #Foodiemonday #Bloghop is #Peas.My Contribution for the theme is simple,healthy and yummy Green Peas Sundal.The dish can be made within 15 mins.Sundal is a dry legume or lentil prepared using fresh Coconut.Mix it with Yogurt and serve it as Raita or mix it with Rice and serve as fried rice.You can just eat it as a snack as well.

Green peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vegetable rich in health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants.They are low in calories too.Garden peas are packed with several vital vitamins like folic acid, vitamin-C, and Vitamin-K.This is abundantly found in winters.Many excotic dishes can be cooked using fresh green peas ranging from Salads to curries.

Recipe for Pachai Pattani Sundal / Green Peas Sundal :

Ingredients:

1 Cup Fresh green peas

1 Cup Fresh  Grated Coconut

6 Dry Red Chillies

2 Tsp Channa dal /Split Bengal Gram

1 Tsp Urad Dal / Split Black Gram

1/4 Tsp Black Pepper Corns

1/4 Cup finely chopped Fresh Coriander

Few Sprigs of Curry Leaves

Salt to Taste

1 Tsp Jeera / Cumin

1 Tsp Mustard

1/4 Tsp Hing/ Asafoetida

1/4 Tsp Haldi / Turmeric

2 Tsp Oil

Method:

Wash the green peas and keep it aside. Heat a heavy bottom pan. Dry Roast Channa dal, urad dal ,pepper corns and dry red chillies untill the dals  turn slightly brown .Switch off the flame. Grind the roasted ingredients along with grated coconut .Do not add water . Heat the same pan. Add  oil. Once the oil is hot add Jeera ,mustard ,hing and haldi.Once you hear the crackling sound add the green peas and saute until they are cooked.Once done add the ground masala and salt and mix well for about 2-3 mins. Once done garnish with finely chopped coriander and curry leaves.

Serve hot with Phulkas, Rotis and Steaming hot Rice and Ghee.

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Pure Bliss!!!!

 

Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

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BHINDI AUR MACARONI DO PYAZA

Another Successful experiment from my Kitchen. Yes you heard it right .A yummy combo which goes well with Rotis or Phulkas. Bhindi do pyaza is made in many ways. I have added boiled Macaroni to it.Bhindi /Okra is one of my favourite vegetable.Raw okra is 90% water, 2% protein, 7% carbohydrates and negligible in fat. Okra is also rich  in vitamin C and vitamin K, with moderate content of thiamin,folate and magnesium. You can check out for few Bhindi /Okra recipes on my blog.

Recipe for Bhindi Aur Macaroni Do Pyaza:

Ingredients:

 250 Gms Bhindi / Okra

1 cup Boiled Macaroni 
2 Onions chopped (lengthwise)
2 Tsp Grated Ginger
2 Tsp Red Chili Powder
¼ Tsp Haldi /Turmeric Powder
1 Tsp Rice Vinegar
1 Tsp Garam Masala
½  Tsp Dry Dhania /Coriander Powder

½ Tsp Coarsely Crushed dry Dhania/ Coriander 
½ Tsp Jeera / Cumin Powder
1.5 Tsp Jeera / Cumin Seeds
Pinch of Asafoetida/Hing
Salt to Taste
2 Tsp  Oil

Fresh coriander finely chopped

 

Method:

Wash , pat dry and cut  Bhindi / Okra into 1”Pcs. Put them on a greased baking tray and place them in a pre heated oven for 20 mins at 180C.Once done allow it to cool.

Heat a heavy bottom pan. Add oil, grated ginger, jeera, coriander and haldi. Saute for few seconds. Once done add the chopped onions and roast on medium flame until they turn golden brown. Add chilli powder,jeera powder, dhania powder, garam masala and mix well.Add hing. Once the masalas blend well add the oven roasted Bhindi /Okra . Add boiled macaroni and mix well. Once the okra mixes well with the masala add salt and vinegar and mix . Keep it on low flame for 2 mins. Once done switch off the flame, garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot with rotis or Phulkas.

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Enjoy!!!!

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MOMO CHAAT

 

 

CHAATS are snacks that are usually served at road side stalls.No Indian can resist these yummy delicacies. Chaats have earned a global share of fan following now.You can get them in any grocery stores marketed by well known brands. Nothing can beat the taste of home made Chaats. People have become so health conscious that they are trying to have healthier version of Chaats. Baked or steamed  savoury recipes are prefered instead of fried.

I made MOMO Chaat which turned out so yum.Momo is a type of South Asian dumpling; native to Tibet, Nepal, Sikkim  and Darjeeling in  India and Bhutan.Are you  curious to know the recipe for this yummy ,spicy and tangy MOMO CHAAT?

Our 60th #Foodiemonday #Bloghop  theme is  #ChatakedaarChaat and my contribution for this theme is Yummy MOMO CHAAT.

Recipe for MOMO CHAAT:

Ingredients:

For Momos:

1 Cup Plain Flour (Unbleached)

1 Tsp Olive Oil

Water to knead the dough

Salt to taste

For Stuffing:

1/2 Cup Corn Kernels

6 Brussel Sprouts finely chopped

1/2 carrot Julienned

1/2 Tsp Chaat Masala

1/4 Tsp Pepper Powder

Salt to taste.

Method:

Mix all the ingredients for the dough. Add water in parts and knead until you get a firm dough.Cover it with a clean kitchen towel and let it rest for 30 mins.

For stuffing mix all the ingredients and keep it aside.

Divide the dough into 2 equal parts. Stretch to make a 7″Log for each part.Divide it into equal parts. Take each dough ball and on a lightly dusted board, roll each dough ball into a thin circle of about 2-3 inch .Place 1 tsp of vegetable stuffing in the center ,lift one side of the edge and start pleating and join the pleats in the center. Grease a pan, place the stuffed momos in the pan.Steam them in an electric cooker for about 6 to 8 mins. They will turn sticky once done. Allow it to cool.

For assembling Chaat:

2 Onions finely chopped

2 Tomatoes finely Chopped

2 Cups Puffed Rice

1/2 Cup Tamrind Chutney / Sauce

3 Tbsp Thick yogurt (optional)

1/4 Tsp Sriracha Sauce

1/2 Cup Corn Mixture

Finely chopped Coriander

Method:

Mix all the above ingredients except tamrind chutney and yogurt.Take a bowl.Place this mixture in the bowl.Place a momo on the top.Pour some tamrind chutney and thick yogurt ,garnish some chopped coriander and serve.Repeat the process for the balance Momos.

Enjoy!!!!!!

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