½ cup tamarind 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp rock salt1 ½ tsp coriander powder¼ tsp jeera powder1 cup jaggery chopped fine Cook in the cooker all the ingredients except the jaggery. Cool the mixture. Grind with jaggery in the blender. Strain if needed add water to adjust the thickness of the paste. .
4 November, 2008Salad, Timesavers on by : ArchanaPotdar Tags: Goan
1 onion chopped fine1 tsp lime juice1-2 tblspn coconut freshly gratedCorianderSalt to tasteA pinch of sugar(optional)5-6 Roasted papad Mix all the ingredients except the papad. Just before serving crush the papad and mix in the onion mixture. .
4 November, 2008Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Healthy food, Lowfat, Palak, Salad, Salad, Timesavers on by : ArchanaPotdar Tags: Healthy food, Palak, Palak Salad, Salad
1 cup palak chopped fine ½ cup freshly grated coconut 1 small onion chopped fine 1 green chilli slit 3-4 cloves of garlic Salt to taste Mix all the ingredients and serve. .
2 November, 2008Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Peas, Pickle, Timesavers on by : ArchanaPotdar
My friend Shanta, makes a lovely pickle tastes great every time and has me drooling for more. I tried it once and all of us like it. The beauty of the whole recipe it is very easy and ready in a jiffy. The whole masala can be ground in a large quantity and used in
30 October, 2008Accompaniments, Breakfast, Chutney, Condiments, Tomatoes on by : ArchanaPotdar Tags: Accompaniments, Condiments
Generally for parathas, thalipeth or when tomatoes are extra I make this chutney. This chutney is a bit oily and the original recipe used ginger but since my people like garlic I have substituted. The amount of garlic can be adjusted as you need. You can also use onions chopped fine, however fry it till
29 October, 2008Paneer, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
My friend, Sunita once brought a vegetable which she shared with me, it was finger licking delicious. All my queries as to what it was made off met with an enigmatic smile and reply, “Finish all this then I will tell you.” Afterwards she told me it was paneer bhurji, she had made out of
29 October, 2008Raw Tomato/Green Tomato, Salad on by : ArchanaPotdar
My grandmother had made this salad I faintly remember it when I see raw tomatoes in the market, today I decided to make it. Ajji made it quite pungent but since no one can eat pungent stuff at home I made a milder version. Hats off to my memory it was the same stuff, milder,
20 October, 2008Masala on by : ArchanaPotdar
This is my mother’s sambhar masala. I try out new masalas that I get from my friends but I seem to always come back to this one. Please note that the dagadphool is not star aniseed which has a pungent aroma, this is more like black and white stands, smells mild. Ingredients: 1/4 cup dhania(coriander
20 October, 2008Cauliflower, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
My better half like cauliflower a lot, so we buy it religiously every week. When all avenues of cauliflower vegetables are over I make this one. The reason is its very oily. I tried shallow frying the cauliflower but the end result was not as nice. The only concession it allows is parboiling it like
20 October, 2008Baked, Cakes, Chocolate, Sweets on by : ArchanaPotdar Tags: Baked
This is a cake I had tried from the magazine Woman’s Era and it is superb. We just cannot have enough of it. Here the recipe was with plain flour i.e. Maida. However, since now I don’t have the time to bake as often, I have started using self-raising flour. Save the bother of keeping