Sunday, April 23, 2017

Gujarati Kadhi ગુજરાતી કઢી گجراتی کڑھی

It is a very simple and staple food of Gujarati community. Delicious too.

Gujarati Kadhi
ગુજરાતી કઢી
Ingredients:

  • Yoghurt fresh (not sour)   beaten    250 g
  • Besan (chickpea flour)   2 tablespoon
  • Green Chillies freshly crushed 2 teaspoon
  • Ginger freshly crshed 2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Sugar 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh Coriader leaves chopped  for garnish 

Tadka/Tarka:

  • Oil 1-2 teaspoon
  • Hing 1 pinch
  • Black mustard seeds whole 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin seed 1/2 teaspoon
  • Kadhi patta 10
  • Red chillies whole 4-5

Procedure:

  • In a pan take youghurt, 1 glass water, besan , salt sugar and turmeric .
  • Mix/blend well.
  • Cook on medium flame for 5-6 minutes. 
  • Then add ginger and green chilli crushed and continue to cook for 10-15 more minutes on medium flame.
  • Garnish with chooped fresh coriander leaves.
  • Gujarati Kadhi is ready for Tadka.
  • Now  in a frying pan heat oil, add hing, then mustard.
  • When mustard pop add cumin seeds, kadhi patta and red chilli whole.
  • Fry for a while then pour over prepared Gujarati Kadhi.
  • Delicious Gujarati Kadhi is ready.
  • Serve with boiled rice/ Khichdi or phulka roti.



Sunday, April 16, 2017

Kashmiri Aab Gosht کشمیری آب گوشت

A wonderful and Delicious dish from  Kashmir.☺

Kashmiri Aab Gosht
Ingredients:

  • Mutton  1/2  -  3/4  kg
  • Onion  chopped 2-3
  • Ginger paste  1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Green Chillies chopped 3-4
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder  1 teaspoon
  • Fennel powder 1 teaspoon
  • Cardamom small whole  4
  • Cloves whole  8-10
  • Caraway  1/2 teaspoon
  • Cinnamon stick 2-3
  • Black pepper whole 1/2 teaspoon


  • Milk  full cream  3/4 litre 
  • Cardamom small powder 1 teaspoon
  • Cinnamon stick 2
  • Butter 1 tablespoon
  • Oil 1 tablespoon

Procedure:

  • Take milk in a pan, add cardamom small powder and cinnamon sticks.
  • Boil on low flame till reduce to half.
  • Keep aside.
  • Now in another pan take mutton, ginger garlic pastes, onion, green chillies and spices. Add 1-2 glass water and cook on low heat till mutton is tender. (1-2 hours).
  • When mutton is tender add prepared reduced milk.  
  • Cook on low heat for further 10-15 minutes on simmering heat.
  • At last, add butter and oil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Delicious Kashmiri Aab Gosht is ready.
  • Serve with Boiled Rice, pineapple chunks, blanched almonds, and raisin.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Tawa Bhindi توا بھنڈی

Tawa Bhindi looks good when cooked, tastes well when eaten.

Tawa Bhindi
Ingredients:

  • Bhindi   1/2 kg
  • Tomatoes  chopped 3-4
  • Onion chopped 3-4
  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Green chillies chopped 2-3
  • Oil 1-2 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli cutter flakes 2 teaspoon
  • Haldi 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

Procedure:

  • Remove top of bhindi.
  • Then slice in quarter by length 
  • Now saute fry bhindi in oil. Remove and keep aside.
  • Then saute fry onion and keep aside.
  • Now tilt the pan to remove excess oil from sauteing fry onion and bhindi.
  • In the same remaining oil add garlic ginger on a Tawa or large frying pan,  fry for 1 minute then add tomatoes and fry for 4-5 minutes. Add spices,  mix well then add sauteed fried onion and bhindi.
  • Mix and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • Delicious Tawa Bhindi is ready.
  • Serve with Roti.




Sunday, March 19, 2017

Sabzi Bharay Koftay سبزی بھرے کوفتے

Sabzi Bharay Koftay are very delicious and nutritious variety  among Kofta.

Sabzi Bharay Koftay

Ingredients:
For Sabzi:

  • Boiled  potatoes 3-4
  • Chopped and boiled carrots 2-3
  • Boiled peas  1 cup
  • Chopped onion  1
  • Chopped  green chillies  3
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper 1/2 teaspoon
  • Red Chillies flakes 1 - 2 teaspoon


Procedure:

  • Mash together all vegetable add spices and make walnut size balls.
  • Coat around these ball prepared meat mixture and cook according to following procedure.


https://miansari66.blogspot.com/2011/06/nargisi-kofta.html

Enjoy the Sabzi Bharay Kotay with roti.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Tamatar Gosht ٹماٹر گوشت


Tamatar Gosht
Ingredients:
  • Mutton     1kg
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Tomatoes  chopped 600-700 g
  • Onion chopped 2
  • Ginger crushed  2 teaspoon
  • Garlic crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Green Chillies chopped 4-5
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chillies flakes 1-2 teaspoon
  • Red chillies powder 1/2  -  1 teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Black pepper whole 1 teaspoon
  • Cloves whole  10
  • Garam Masala 1/2 teaspoon
Procedure:
  • Fry onion in oil till golden.
  • Add ginger garlic paste fry for 1 minute.
  • Then add tomatoes and spices and fry for 3-5 minutes.
  • Now add mutton and fry for 5 more minutes while stirring.
  • Add 2 glass water and cook on medium flame till mutton is tender.
  • Evaporate much of the water.
  • Add chopped green chillies and fry for 2-3 minutes the simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Delicious and spicy Tamatar Gosht is ready.
  • Serve with boiled rice and butter fried tomatoes.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

White Pulao وائیٹ پلاؤ

White Pulao is a regular pulao with a whitish colour.

White Pulao

Ingredients:
  • Mutton  (Senay Ka Gosht ) 1/2 kg
  • Mutton  (Dasti Ka Gosht)  1/2 kg
  • Mutton Chops 3-4
  • Rice (soaked in water for 20 minutes)  500-750 g
  • Oil  1 cup
  • Yoghurt 1 cup
  • Onion chopped  3-4
  • Ginger freshly crushed  1.5  teaspoon
  • Garlic freshly crushed  1.5 teaspoon
  • Salt 2-3 teaspoon
  • Black pepper whole 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander seed whole 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seed whole 1 teaspoon
  • Caraway whole 1 teaspoon
  • Fennel seed 1 teaspoon
  • Cloves whole  10
  • Cinnamon sticks 3
  • Cardamom green 6
  • Cardamom brown 3
Procedure:
  • Fry onion in oil till soft.
  • Add all spices except fennel and coriander.  Add mutton and fry, when mutton changes colour adds ginger garlic paste, coriander, fennel and yoghurt.  Fry on medium flame for 5-6 minutes.
  • Now add 2-3 glass water and continue to cook till mutton is fully tender.
  • When mutton is tender add soaked rice. Add enough water to be 1 inch above the top rice layer.
  • Continue to cook on low flame till water is nearly absorbed.
  • Simmer for 10-15 minutes with lid is tightly closed.
  • Delicious White Pulao is ready.
  • Serve with mint green chillies raita and tamatar piyaz salad
Tamatar Piyaz Salad

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Matta Rice

Matta Rice from Kerala India has many health benefits. I found this rice available at Naheed Super Market Karachi. One factor I noticed that its fullness factor i.e. when you eat it you will feel that you have eaten enough with less consumption. It can be served with dal curries and pickles.


 Matta Rice Boiled
You can check matta rice at the following link.
http://www.tophealthremedies.com/top-10-health-benefits-of-matta-rice/



Matta Rice uncooked

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Thai Jasmine Rice تھائی جسمین رائس

Thai Jasmine Rice are fragrant and brilliant white rice. This rice variety is popular throughout the world. People likes to cook and eat these rice.

Thai Jasmine Rice with Jalfrezi
Ingredients:

  • Thai Jasmine Rice 1/2 kg
  • Garlic freshly crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Oil 1/4 cup
  • Spring onion chopped 1 cup
  • Cloves 6

Procedure:

  • Soak Jasmine rice in water for 20 minutes.
  • Wash and drain, then boil in enough water.  Drain and keep aside.
  • Now in a pan saute garlic and cloves in oil for 1 minute.
  • Then add boiled rice and mix.
  • Sprinkle chopped spring onion and simmer for 1 minutes.
  • Then mix and serve.
  • Delicious brilliant white Thai Jasmine rice goes well with Chicken Jalfrezi.