Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Ulli Thoran (Onion stir fry)

Onion - 3big
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Green chillies -2-3
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Mustard seeds - 1/4tbsp
Curry leaves - few
Oil - 2tbsp

1.Slice the onion.
2.Now take a bowel and put the sliced onion,green chillies,grated coconut,curry leaves,Turmeric Powder and 1tsp of oil.
3.Now mix all together with your hand.
4..In a pan put oil and splutter the mustard seeds.Now add the oninon mix and mix well.Now cover and cook in low flame.
Serve with rice.

Lemon pickle (Naranga achar)

Hai all my blogger friends i realy missed everyones post because i took a short break.Was with my parents in india....enjoyed rain very well....
After a long break i feel so so lazy .......Will be soon very active in blogging..
Pickle is very popular around india.It is also a side dish in most of the indians lunch...There are different kinds of pickle.Here iam sharing lemon pickle with you.

Pickle masala powder-4 tsp ( i used eastern pickle powder)
Chilli powder-if needed
Vinegar-1/4 -1/2 cup
Green chillies-4
Garlic -5 tsp chopped
Ginger -3 tsp chopped
Curry leaves - 3-4 srings
Mustard seeds-3/4 tsp
Salt to taste
coconut oil-3-4 tsp

1.Clean limes and cut each into 4 or 8 pieces.
2.Now add vinegar,salt and chilli powder and let it rest for 1 day.
3.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seed and wait for some times.Now add ginger,garlic,green chillies and curry leaves.Fry till the garlic turns light brown.
4.Now add pockle powder and add the lime pieces and mix well.Now check the salt.If you want you can add 2 pinch of sugar.
5.Remove from fire and let it cool in room temperature.
6.Transfer the pickle to a jar.
7.Now let it rest for 1 week.
8.Refrigerate the pickle after opening.