Monday, April 21, 2014

Rice Varieties

Chinese Fried Rice:
Ingredients:
1. Red bell pepper
2. Yellow bell pepper
3. Green Onions
4. White/Yellow Onion
5. Carrot
6. Dark Soya Sauce
7. Siracha
8. Chili sauce ( Sabara)
9. Salt
10. Black Pepper
11. Rice
12. Oil
13. Tofu
14. Garlic
15. Ginger
16. Broccoli
17. Zucchini

Process:
1. Boil Rice, add a couple of tea spoons of oil. DO NOT Overcook. Cook it little less.
2. Cool the rice . May be spread it in trays, you can keep it in fridge for few hours.
3.  In a pan add oil, Add chopped onions, then add ginger and garlic.
4. Add Carrots sauté for 4-5 minutes, Add zucchini, broccoli, bell peppers, cook for another 3 minutes and then add soya sauce, salt ,black pepper, chili sauce, sabara sauce, Green onions.
5. In another pan stir fry tofu in little oil and add salt, soya sauce, Siracha.
6. Now add little rice and mix well, then add more rice and keep mixing.
7. In a pan, add all rice, then garnish with tofu , green onions.
8. Serve HOT! Enjoy!

Curd Rice
Ingredients:
1. Fresh yogurt/curd
2. Curry leaves,
3. Rice
4. Grated Ginger
5. Salt
6. Oil
7. Mustard Seeds
8. Urad Dal (1/4 t sp)
9. Green Chili (Thai)
Cilantro for garnishing.

Process:
Mix yogurt, rice, salt, ginger and season with hot oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal . Then green chili, curry leaves.
Pour on rice and add cilantro for garnishing.
 

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Rangoli

Rangoli is an art where you use your imagination and creativity to create beautiful designs using powdered colors, colored sawdust, various dried grains, colored rice, chalk powder, flour, flowers, small rocks.








Dosa Varieties

Dosa is kind of a pancake which can be crispy or soft. It is made on a non stick pan with a round serving spoon.

Oatmeal Dosa

Ingredients:

1 Cup Urad Daal
1 Cup Rice
3 Cups Oatmeal
Salt

Process: Soak Daal and Rice for 2 hours and Just 10 minutes before grinding Soak Oatmeal. Grind Daal and Rice and at the end grind Oatmeal. Mix all together add salt and let it ferment for 2 hours. Dosa's can be made crispy by cooking for little longer time and with more Ghee.


Moon Daal Dosa

Ingredients:

2 Cups Moong Daal (whole)
1/2 Cup Rice
Red dried chillies ( according to taste)
little bit of fresh Cilantro leaves
Salt

Process: Soak Daal and Rice overnight or for minimum 5 hours.Grind Daal , Rice , chillies and cilantro. Mix all together add salt and let it ferment for 30 minutes in a warm place. Dosa's can be made crispy by cooking for little longer time and with more Ghee.


Plain Dosa

2 Cup washed Urad Daal (whole)
5 Cups Rice
1 t sp Methi seeds
Salt

Process: Soak Daal and Rice overnight or for minimum 5 hours.Grind Daal and Rice.Mix all together add salt and let it ferment for 8 hours in a warm place. Dosa's can be made crispy by cooking for little longer time and with more Ghee.


other recipes coming soon -
Mysore Dosa

Paneer Dosa

Bhaji Dosa

Masala Dosa

Beet Dosa





Saturday, February 18, 2012

Virgin Cocktails

1. Fresh lemonade with grape and fizz
2. Very berry Margarita
3. Strawberry Coollata
4. Mango Panna Slush

Fresh lemonade with grape and fizz
Fresh Lemon Juice 2 Tsp
Sugar - 4 tsp
Grapes Juice- 1/4 Cup
Club Soda - 1/2 C
Grapes slices
Crushed Ice 1C

Add Crushed Ice, Fresh Lemon Juice, Sugar in grinder and grind until ice is all slushed.
Add Club soda, sliced grapes.

Very berry Margarita

Fresh Lemon Juice 1 Tsp
Margarita Mix Drink and Salt- Preferably Strawberry
Fresh berries - Raspberry,strawberry,blue berry.
Club Soda - 1/2 C
Crushed Ice 1C
Club Soda - optional

Add Crushed Ice, Fresh Lemon Juice, berries in grinder and grind until ice is all slushed.
Add Club soda, a sprig of mint.


Strawberry Coollata

Fresh Lemon Juice 1 Tsp
Strawberry Sauce ( boil and cool - Strawberry , sugar ,lemon juice corn flour)
Fresh berries - Raspberry,strawberry,blue berry.
Club Soda - 1/2 C
Crushed Ice 1C


Add Crushed Ice, Fresh Lemon Juice, berries in grinder and grind until ice is all slushed.
Add a sprig of mint.

Fruit Punch Cocktail:
Raspberries - 10 pieces
Fresh grated Ginger - 1/4 t sp
Gingerale
1 Apple
1 peach
10 grapes (green)
2 t sp Rooh afza
2 t sp sugar
1/2  t sp lemon juice

Grind all fruits with sugar and strain them then add Grated  ginger and roohafza, anar seeds (if available) couple of raspberries and cut grapes along with Gingerale and Ice.



Monday, December 5, 2011

Dips

Queso and Chips
1.A bottle of thick cheddar Cheese Sauce
2. Strained HOT Salsa(remove extra water from salsa)
Heat Cheese sauce in microwave occasionally stirring to avoid lumps. OR You can heat it on a double boiler.
Add salsa. 
Warm the Tortilla chips and Serve with HOT Queso.Yummy!!!



Salsa
Red Ripe but firm Tomato
Green Tomato
Jalapenos - to taste
Cilantro/ Coriander leaves
Fresh parsley
Salt
Onion
Lemon juice
Grind all the ingredients except Red Tomatoes. Chop Tomatoes finely and add to the pureed mixture. Add lemon juice and salt.



Pineapple Salsa
Red Ripe but firm Tomato
Jalapenos - to taste
Cilantro/ Coriander leaves
Salt
Onion
Lemon juice
Dices Pineapple.
Grind all the ingredients except Tomatoes and pineapples. Chop Tomatoes and Pineapples finely and add to the pureed mixture. Add lemon juice and salt.



Mango Salsa
Red Ripe but firm Tomato
Jalapenos - to taste
Cilantro/ Coriander leaves
Salt
Onion
Lemon juice
Diced medium raw Mango.
Grind all the ingredients except Tomatoes and Mango. Chop Tomatoes and Mango finely and add to the pureed mixture. Add lemon juice and salt.


Guacamole
1 Medium Avocado
1 small onion
1 small tomato
salt
cilantro
Lemon juice


Grind everything to fine paste and add salt and lemon juice. Done!



Hummus Dip
Serves: 4-6 people
Prep time: 10 minutes
Ingredients:
2 cans of Chickpeas
Salt to taste
1/2 Cup Tahini sauce
Garlic cloves - 3 leaves
pinch of paprika
pinch of roasted cumin powder
1/2 Cup Extra virgin olive oil ;+ 1 t sp Extra virgin Olive oil kept separately
1/4 Cup lemon lemon juice
Water for grinding
Process:
1. In blender add Chickpeas, Salt , Tahini sauce,Garlic cloves,1/2 Cup Extra virgin olive oil
1/4 Cup lemon lemon juice and little water (just enough to grind this in a fine paste) and grind.
2. Once it becomes fine paste, Pour the paste in a bowl and garnish with paprika ,roasted cumin seed powder and olive oil.Yummy!



Thursday, September 29, 2011

Famous lines by Famous people

Live and Let Live - By Lord Mahaveer Swami


I met Money & said ur just a piece of paper... Money smiled & said ofcourse i m just a piece of paper but i havn't seen a Dustbin yet in my life.


Khuda ki mohabbat ko Fanaa kaun karega, Sabhi bane nek to gunah kaun karega, Ae Khuda mere Doston ko salamat rakh, warna meri salamati ki Duaa kaun Karega!


NADI ME NIRMALTA NA HO TO NADI KI KIMAT KYA? FAL ME MADHURTA NA HO TO FAL KI KIMAT KYA? JIVAN ME DHARAM NA HO TO JIVAN KI KIMAT KYA?


The greatest TRUTH of d millenium: Teacher- Where is d CAPITAL of India? . . . . Student- In Swiss Bank... Jai Ho...


SEA is common for ALL. Some take PEARLS Some take FISHES & Some comes out with just WET LEGS WORLD is common to all but we get what we try for.


The four looks of "LIFE" 1)Look back & get experience 2)Look forward & see hope 3)Look around & see reality 4)Lookwithin & Feel Confidence. GOO LUcK 4 ALL THNG


When I Was A Child, None Of My Friends Had A Watch. But They Had Time.. Now They All Have Branded Watches.. But None of Them Have Time..!!


I have to learn from other's mistakes; because.. My life is not too long to make my own experiences... Enjoy


Sibbal ki car se "Puppy"mara gaya.. sibbal 2drivr- iske malik ka Pata Karo.. Jab drivr Wapis ayaa to uske gale me ful-malaen thi.. sibbal: ye Kya h? Drivr: Sir logo ne meri puri bat hi nahi suni or khushi me haar pahna diye.. maine to sirf ye Kha K...me sibbal ka driver hu, Kutte ka Bacha mar gaya hai.


Great Words : The Difference Between a Corrupt & Honest Person is..?? The Corrupt Person has PRICE and Honest person has.. "VALUE..!"
Enjoy and use every moment of Life, Don't Save It. There is no courtesy desk for us to go and get a refund on an unused life..


Agar kisi ke paas sab kuch ho to duniya Jalti h.. Agar kuch na ho to duniya hansti h.. mere paas apke liye dher sari dua h.. Jiske liye duniya tarasti hai..


Wo bhi kya din the :- 'MUMMY' ki goad, aur 'PAPA' k kandhe, Na paise ki soch, Na life k funde, Na kal ki chinta, Na future k sapne, Ab kal ki hai fikar,or Adhure hai sapne, Mud kar dekha to, bahut door hai apne, Manzilo ko dhundhte hum kahan kho gaye, Kyu hum itne bade ho gaye.


Nice Thought 'The correct temperature at home is maintained by warm hearts & cool heads Not by good ventilation, fans and air-conditioners'.
Raja , Kani ,kalmadi were laughing when Amar stepped in Tihar, Amar asked curiously why they r laughing at him. kani said hum ne to cash lekar jail ke andar aa gaye Tum cash dekar andar aaye ho


Jeevanma Leva Layak Prabhu MAHAVEER No Sidhhant. 1)SAHAN Karo, SAAMNO Nahi. 2)KSHAMA Rakho, VER Nahi. 3)PRAMOD Rakho, IRSHYA Nahi. 4)KOMALTA Rakho, KATHORTA Nahi


A man in temple left a notice,"Don't steal my shoes,-boxing champion"when he returns,he sees shoes missing, with a notice,"Don't try to catch me,-Olympic champion"


Ek din sonia gandhi ke sapne mein gandhiji aaye aur bole '' maine marte samay congress ko saadgi,imaandaari,topi,chasma aur danda diya tha. Kaha hai woh sab??'' Sonia gandhi namrata se boli: '' topi toh rahul ke paas hai, saadgi mere aur priyanka ke paas hai, Chasma manmohan ke paas hai, imaandaari italy aur swiss ke locker mein safe hai aur danda public ko pichwade pe de rahe hai.''@


No POISON can kill a POSITIVE thinker And no MEDICINE can cure a NEGATIVE thinker CHOICE IS URS Have a Good Day


A quote to remember- "Easily achieved things do not stay longer"....and "Things which stay longer are not easily achieved".


The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is to give "unconditional love", which includes not only others but ourselves' as well!





Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Dress designing

Summer dress I stitched for me and my daughter.
About the Outfit:

This is a 2 way dress which can be work from front or back. Different design .Will post pic soon.