All posts by Sayma Sayyed

Egg Curry


Ingredients :

  • Eggs – 6, boiled
  • Onions – 3 medium sized
  • Whole Garam Masala – Coriander Seeds 1 tbsp, Black Pepper – 10, Cloves 2, Black Cardamom 1, Green Cardamom 2, Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
  • Tomatoes – 2 Large
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
  • Green Chilli Paste – 1 tbsp
  • Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste

Method :

  • Fry the boiled eggs, set aside.
  • Slice 1 onion and fry till golden brown, grind and keep aside.
  • Grind 2 tomatoes and keep aside.
  • Dry roast the whole garam masala and grind & set aside.
  • Grind 2 onions and make a paste.
  • Heat oil, add onion paste.
  • Saute till onion paste is well cooked.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and green chilli paste. Fry till rawness is gone.
  • Add grinded tomatoes, kashmiri red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, grinded garam masala, onions & salt.
  • Cook till oil oozes out and tomatoes are well cooked.
  • Add water and adjust the consistency accordingly.
  • Add fried eggs and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice.

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Khatte Chole


Ingredients :

  • Chickpeas – 400 gms
  • Baking soda – 1/4 tsp
  • Whole Garam Masala – 2 Cloves, 5 Black Pepper, Cinnamon 1 inch, Black Cardamom 1
  • Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Green Chilli Paste – 1/2 tbsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  • Tomato – 1 big, chopped
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  • Dry Mango Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Green Chillies – 2 ,chopped
  • Half Lemon Juice
  • Salt
  • Oil

Method :

  • In a pressure cooker add chickpeas, whole garam masala, baking soda, salt and water. Pressure cook till chickpeas are well cooked.
  • Heat oil in a wok.
  • Add cumin seeds and let it crackle.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and green chilli paste, saute for 1 minute.
  • Then add turmeric powder, coriander powder, dry mango powder, cumin seeds powder, garam masala powder. Saute for few seconds.
  • Add chopped tomato,salt, cook till tomatoes are well cooked & oil separates from the masala.
  • Add green chillies and cooked chickepeas into the masala, mix well
  • Squeeze half lemon juice.
  • Cook on low flame for 2 mins.

Serve with bhature/paratha.

Roohafza Sharbat


This is a very simple recipe and in every house it must be a popular drink. But the right quantity of ingredients can make you a perfect drink everytime.


Recipe Makes : 1 Large Mug


Ingredients :

  • Roohafza : 2 tbsp
  • Lemon : 1
  • Sugar : 3 tsp
  • Water : 2 cups (chilled)
  • Ice cubes : 2-3

Method :

  • In a mug add sugar and water. Mix till sugar dissolves completely.
  • Then add lemon,roohafza and ice cubes.

Serve chilled. It is a perfect drink in summer.

Simple Hara Aloo Matar

This is a very simple one pot recipe with only 3 ingredients.

Recipe Serves : 4

Ingredients :

  • Potatoes – 6 to 7 medium size potatoes
  • Green Peas – 1 & 1/2 cup
  • Green chilli paste – 2 & 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil

Method :

  • Cut potatoes in bhujia style.
  • Heat oil and add green chilli paste.
  • Saute till rawness is gone.
  • Then add green peas, cover and cook till half done.
  • Then add potatoes, cover and cook till sabzi is completely done.

Serve with roti/paratha.

Vada Shots

 


This recipe is a very easy recipe of tasty and crispy vada’s.


Recipe Serves : 6


Ingredients :

  • Urad Dal – 1 cup
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Whole Red Chillies – 5
  • Baking Soda – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt
  • Water for grinding
  • Oil for frying

Method :

  • Soak urad dal for minimum 3 to 4 hours.
  • Grind urad dal, cumin seeds, whole red chillies,baking soda,salt into a smooth paste by adding minimum amount of water.
  • The batter should be of medium consistency not to thin not to thick.
  • Fry on medium to high heat till golden brown.

Serve hot with freshly pounded Coriander Green Chilli Chutney.


 

Whole Moong Dal Gravy

This is a easy and healthy dish. Moong beans are high in nutrients. They are also a very filling food, high in protein, resistant starch and dietary fiber.


Ingredients :

  • Whole Moong Dal – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 small, sliced
  • Whole Red Chillies – 4
  • Dry Coconut Powder – 4 tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Dry Mango Powder – 1 & 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt To Taste
  • Oil

Method :

  • Soak whole moong dal overnight in water.
  • Dry roast red chillies, cumin seeds and dry coconut powder, one at a time. Grind together by adding little water.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add sliced onion. Cook till onion turn slightly brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
  • Add the grinded masala, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, dry mango powder and salt.
  • Saute till masala is cooked well and oil oozes.
  • Then add soaked moong dal.
  • Add 3 cups of water and pressure cook.

Serve hot with plain rice.

Chip Wrap

This is my husband’s recipe. He makes it on weekends.


Recipe Makes : 3 Sandwiches


Ingredients :

  • French Fries – Fries of 2 Large potatoes
  • Onion – 1 medium size, chopped finely
  • Capsicum – 1 small size, cut into juliennes
  • Green chillies – 3 chopped
  • Olives – 6
  • Cheese – 3 slices
  • Large Arabic Bread – 3
  • Butter – 3 tsp
  • Salt to taste

Method :

  • On a large arabic bread, on the center put french fries, onion, capsium, green chillies, olives,salt and cheese.
  • Close like a wrap.
  • Apply butter on the top.
  • Then place in a grill toaster and grill till crispy.

Serve hot with ketchup or mayonnaise.