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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Tempered Rice or Talimpu rice ( Popu Annam )

It is a type of fried rice, most of the people from place make this recipe with left over rice. Lets know the process.


rice - 4 cups (90% cooked)
oil - 2 tb spoon
mustard seeds - 1/2 tea spoon
cumin seeds - 1/2 tb spoon
salt - as per taste
chopped curry leaves - 4 nos
coriander leaves - 1/4th cup
green chilli - 4 nos
red chilli powder - 1/2 tea spoon
turmeric - a pinch
ginger garlic paste - 1 tb spoon
chopped onion - 2 nos (medium size)
fenu greek seeds - 8 nos
if you want you can add any dal like urad dal, soaked chanadal and ground nuts(they should be cooked in oil).
Preparation :

1) Cook rice and allow it to cool.
2) Now chop all the vegetables in required sizes
3) Heat oil in a shallow pan add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, as they just done add green chilli and onions.
4) Add little salt, fenu greek seeds, ginger garlic paste mix it till the raw flavour goes away.
5) Add turmeric and curry leaves and mix, then add rice and mix it evenly
6) Finally add coriander leaves, coriander powder and rest salt as per your taste and warm the rice.

Enjoy this recip'e with chicken soup and onion gravy it gives wonderful flavors even it's own ....!!!

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Fish Fry

Ingredients :

Fish - 8 pieces(medium size)
salt - as per taste
red chilli powder - 1 tb spoon
turmeric - 1/2 tea spoon
ginger garlic paste - 1 tb spoon
green chilli - 4 nos (paste)
oil - 2 tb spoon
masala - 1 tb spoon
lemon - 1 no
coriander leaves  1/4 cup

Preparation :

1) Mix all ingredients except fish .
2) Apply the masala to fish pieces and keep a side for 10 mins.
3) Now take non-stick, flat pan add 1 tb spoon oil and put 4 pieces of fish .
4) Fry both sides on very slow flame.
5) Repeat the same process and finally sprinkle lemon juice and coriander leaves.


Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Lady Finger Roast

Ingredients :

Lady finger - 250 gms
red chilli powder - 1 tb spoon
coriander powder- 1 tea spoon
salt - as per taste
oil- 2 tb spoon
masala - 1 tea spoon
coriander leaves- 1/4 cup

chopped lady finger

Preparation :

1) Wash and cut lady finger into round, thin pieces.
2) Take a flat pan add oil to it
3) Add chopped lady finger and fry them for 10- 15 mins on very slow flame.
4) As they 70-80% done, sprinkle red chilli powder, coriander powder, salt evenly.
5) After 2 mins sprinkle masala and coriander leaves and mix well.

Enjoy this snack  hot ...!!!

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Poha or Atukulu Recipe

Atukulu is made of rice. They are many types, now we are using thick ones (they are intermediate to rice and flattend rice ). After cooking they look like fried rice. It is very famous in Telangana region . And we call it as " Pachi Atukulu " as is is soaked in water. It is very easy to make.


atukulu - 500 gms
chopped green chilli - 6 nos
chopped onion - 2 nos
turmeric- pinch
salt - as per taste
ginger garlic paste - 1 tb spoon
ground nuts- 75 gms
curry leaves- 4-6 nos
lemon -4 nos
oil- 3 tb spoon

1) Wash and soak atukulu for 20 mins and strain out water (or) Keep them in hot water for few minutes till they become soft.
2) Heat oil in a pan and add groundnuts, fry them till get colored then remove from oil.
3) Now add green chilli, onion ginger garlic turmeric and little salt fry them finely.
4) Add curry chopped curry leaves and mix well.
5) Add atukulu, fried groundnuts and sprinkle salt and mix well
6) Keep on mixing till they get hot .

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Egg Bajji (Egg Pakoda) and Egg Benefits

Eggs are invaluable daily food throughout the world .Birds Egg are a common food source. Most of people eat Chicken, Duck and Goose eggs.Eggs are inexpensive super food which contains large amounts of protein, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. Some scientific researches are suggesting eggs to be eaten by everybody with their regular food. It gives better results if you drink a glass of milk followed by eating 2 eggs every morning.

Benefits of Egg:

1) Improves concentration : Good nutrition effects a child's learning skills. Balanced food including egg results improve in :-

  • concentration level
  • maths and reading skills
  • attendance
  • behaviour
  • test scores
2)  People who eat eggs every day decreases their risk of developing cataracts, also because of the lutein and  zeaxanthin in eggs.

3)  Eggs are the best source of complete proteins which contains all essential amino acids for human body. One egg contains 6 gm of protein and 9 amino acids.

4) Rich in Choline : Choline is your diet is essential for the prevention of many diseases,a nd it prmotes the function of body cells, brain and nervous system as well as metabolism in the liver.

5) They contain the right kind of fat. One egg contains just 5 grams of fat and only 1.5 grams of saturated fat.

6) Eggs are only food that contain naturally occurring vitamin D, which is important in bone strengthening and   
and improving imunity.

7) Prevent Breast Cancer :  A study found that who consumed at least 6 eggs per week have 44% less risk of developing breast cancer.

8) Eggs promote healthy hair and nails because of their high sulphur content and wide array of vitamins and minerals.

9) Prevent Blood Clots: Eating eggs amy help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke by preventing blood clots. An important antioxidant called selenium found in eggs inhibit clot formation in a dose-dependent.

Ingredients :

eggs  - 4-6 nos
red chilli powder - 1 tb spoon
salt - as per taste
turmeric - pinch
cumin powder- pinch
coriander powder- 1 tb spoon
oil - 1 tea spoon
crushed curry leaves - 3 nos
ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tb spoon
oil - for deep fry
chana flour - 2 cups

Preparation :

1) Boil the eggs in water till 20 mins then change the water and remove shell.
2) Cut the each egg into 2 or 4 pieces. Or whole egg as a piece.
3) Take a cup add red chilli powder, salt, turmeric, cumin powder, coriander powder, crushed curry leaves(chopped very finely), ginger garlic paste and one tb spoon oil.
4) Mix then evenly and apply only egg pieces then keep them aside and allow it for marination.
5) Meanwhile  take 2 cups chana flour and add little salt and pepper to it then make thick dough such that it should stick to egg pieces evenly like a layer.
6) Heat oil and deep fry them till dark yellow (golden).
7) Drop them on paper towel to remove extra oil.
8) Enjoy it with green sauce or tomato sauce or you can eat directly with some chat masala..

Friday, October 12, 2012

Egg Fried Rice


egg - 4-6  nos
onion - 2 nos big 
green chilli - 4 nos
red chilli powder - 1 tea spoon
salt - as per taste 
coriander leaves - 1/8 cup
curry leaves - 4 nos
masala - 1 tb spoon 
soya sauce- 1 tb spoon
oil - 1 and 1/2 tb spoon
turmeric - pinch
finely chopped ginger - 1 tb spoon
finely chopped garlic - 4 cloves

Vegetables (optional):

beans - 1/2 cup
chopped carrot - 1/2 cup
chopped capsicum - 1/4  

Preparations :

1) Wash and chop the capsicum into medium cubes, chop the beans and carrot into small pieces.
2) Cut green chilli, onions finely
3) Chop ginger, garlic, curry leaves, coriander leaves into thin flakes.
4) Wash and soak 4-6 cups of rice for 10-15 mins.
5) Cook rice till 80% done and strain out and keep on paper or kitchen towel to remove water drops.

Method :

1) Heat oil in shallow pan then add chopped onion, green chilli and little salt.
2) As they become brown add turmeric, red chilli powder and mix it well.
3) Now add broken egg and allow it for few seconds then make it into pieces.
4) Then add vegeatables, ginger garlic, soya sauce fry them for few mintues.
5) Now prepared rice then sprinkle salt, curry leaves, masala and mix them well.
6) After few minutes add coriander leaves switch off the stove.

Serve it on HOT...!!!

You can enjoy this snack with Onion gravy, Chicken gravy, Raitha ...!!!!  

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Grandma's Special Country Chicken Curry

A True Desi Recipe that will leave your palate wanting for more..........!!!!!!!!


chicken bird  - one normal size (1.5 - 2kg)
ginger garlic - 1 and 1/2 spoon
oil- 2 tb spoon
coconut powder - 1 tb spoon
onion - (1+1) nos
coriander leaves - 1 cup
mint leaves - 1/2 cup
green chili - 4 nos
red chili powder - 1 tb spoon(as per taste)
turmeric - a pinch
coriander powder - 1 tb spoon
cloves - 4 nos
cinnamon -4 nos(1 inch each)
poppy seeds-2 tb spoons
black pepper - 4-6 nos
cardamom - 4 nos
mace(japatri)-2 pieces
black cardmom - 2 nos
salt - as per taste
bay leaves - 2 nos

Preparations of Chicken:

1) Take a 1.5 - 2 kg country chicken bird (desi), cut off it's head and remove feathers .
2) Roast it evenly for 15-20 mins on charcoal till the skin turns to dark brown .
3) Apply turmeric and oil mixture on it and wash it with water
4) Now cut all the bird into required size pieces .

Preparation of Masala :

1) Heat 1 tb spoon oil in a pan  then add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaves, black cardamom, black pepper,  mace, green chilli season them on very slow flame for 5 mins
2) Now add coconut powder and poppy seeds then roast these till the color changes.
3) Put all these spices in blender(grinder) make coarse paste by adding little water.
4) Take one onion and make its paste in blender and mix it with ginger garlic paste.

Preparation of Curry:

1) Take a dish add oil and chopped onion, sprinkle little salt & fry till it is 70% cooked.
2) Now add onion and ginger garlic paste and  fry it till raw flavour goes away.
3) Add chicken, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric and salt .
4) Fry chicken for 10 - 15 mins on medium flame, don't allow blackening of any part.
5) Now add water(till whole chicken is immersed and then add one extra glass) and prepared masala.Cook  finely.
6) Finally add coriander leaves and mint leaves and switch off stove.

Caution: Please adjust spices according to your taste.

Enjoy this delicious dish with naans, roti, rice ....!!!!!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Baby Potato Fry In Tomato Gravy (Aloo fry)

Ingredients :

baby potato- 500 gm (15-20 Pcs)
tomato - 3 no (ripen)
onion - 2 no
green chilli - 5 no
red chilli powder -1 tb spoon (according to your taste )
coriander powder - 1 tb spoon
salt - as pr taste
turmeric - a pinch
cumin seed - 1 tea spoon
mustard seeds- 1/2 tea spoon
oil - 2 tb spoon
coriander leaves - 1 cup
mint leaves (optional ) -1 /4 cup
curry leaves - 5-8
cloves - 4 no
cardamom - 4 no
bay leaves - 2 (make small pieces)
all spices masala- 1/2 tb spoon
cinnamon - 3 no(one inch each)
ginger garlic paste - 1 tb spoon


1) Boil the baby potatoes in hot water upto 80% done generally it takes 15 - 20 mins
2) Peel out skin and make gaps along it's length to enter the masala properly.
3) Wash and cut toamtoes into small cubes , chop the onions into thin , cut the green chilli along its length, chop coriander leaves , mint leaves .
4) Heat oil in flat pan add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, cloves , cardamom, cinnamon , bay leaves as they just done.
5) Add chopped onion , green chilli , and little salt fry them finely up to brown colour. Add ginger garlic to it .
6) Now add tomatoes , turmeric , curry leaves, red chilli powder cook it until70% of tomatoes done.
7) Now add baby potatoes, coriander powder  mix it to give right consistency , then add very little water and cook all finely .
8) Finally add  coriander leaves and all spices masala , mix it real good , make sure that it doesn't leave any blaken spots .

Enjoy this snack hot hot ...!!!

Monday, September 10, 2012

Egg with Tomato Curry (Tomato with Egg Curry )

A Delicious recipe that will tingle your Pallete with a crispy,mouthwatering combination of Eggs and Tomatoes

Ingredients :

Eggs - 6 no
Tomato - 6 no ( ripen )
Chopped onion - 2 no
Green chilli - 4 no
Red chilli - 2 no
Oil - 2 tb spoon
Turmeric - pinch
Salt - as per taste
Coriander leaves - 1/2 of cup
Mint leaves - 5 (crushed)
Coriander powder - 1 tb spoon
Fenugreek powder - 1/4 tea spoon
Water - as required
Red chilli powder - 1 tb spoon (For those of you who enjoy it Spicy!!!)
Mustard seed - 1/4 tea spoon
Cumin seed - 1/2 tea spoon
Fenugreek seed - 5 no

You can add more eggs and take this as snack

Preparation :

1) First,boil the eggs,remove the shell and keep aside.
2) Wash and cut the tomatoes & onions, slit the green chilli , cut red chilli into small pieces, chop the coriander leaves and  mint leaves.
3) Heat 1 tb spoon oil, add mustard seeds , fenugreek seeds, when they are done, add cumin seeds, green chilli, chopped onion and little salt.Fry until it gives brown colour .
4) Now add turmeric, red chilli pieces, red chilli powder and mix it and add tomatoes to it .
5) After 5 mins add coriander powder , fenugreek powder and water till the gravy gets to the right consistency (usually one glass)
6) While gravy is cooking , take another flat pan add 1 tb spoon oil .
7) Make small slits(along the length) on egg and stuff with mixture of turmeric, red chilli powder and salt
8) Fry the prepared eggs in pan till the outer layer turns dark brown.
9) Now make more slits in fried eggs and drop all of it in cooking gravy . (Gravy is 90% done )
10) Add coriander leaves and mint leaves and cook for 2 more mins so that the juices of gravy goes into eggs .

You can add more eggs to take it as a snack

Enjoy crispy eggs with tomato curry , It goes excellent with roti, rice and naans .

Friday, September 07, 2012

Mirchi Bajji (Green Chilli Snack)

It is very delicious Indian snack especially southern people like very much .


mirchi 20 nos (green chilli)
coriander powder - 2 tb spoon
salt - as per taste
chana flour - 200 gm
oil - to deep fry
chopped onion - 4 no
salt - 1 spoon(as per taste)
water- to mix flour
turmeric- little

Caution: Green chilli is should be selected such that it is not too spicy .


1) Slit the mirchi  along it's length and remove seeds.
2) Mix salt and coriander powder fill the gaps of the mirchi with this

3) Take a bowl add chana powder, turmeric , left over mixture of salt and coriander
4) Add water to it and make loose dough so that if you dip mirchi in it, it should stick to mirchi

5) Drop 5 mirchi at a time in dough rotate it so that all sides dough should be hold evenly
6) Heat oil in a bowl deep fry the prepared mirchi .

Finally open the mirchi along it's earlier cut fill it with chopped onion and enjoy hot .....!!!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

aloo with peas recipe

I like my all recipes little bit spicy always so please add amount of spices according to your taste so that you can enjoy the dish fully.

Ingredients :

aloo- 500 gm
green peas - 200 gm
tomato - 3 no
salt - as per taste
red chilli powder - 2 tb spoon (as per tatse)
turmeric - pinch
mustard seed - little
cumin seed - 1/2 tea spoon
oil- 2 tb spoon
coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
mint leaves - little
coriander powder - 1 tb spoon
masala - 1 tea spoon
chopped onion - 1 big
ginger garlic paste - 1/ 2tb spoon

Preparation :

1) Boil aloo in water for 15 mins, peel out skin and cut into required size pieces
2) Wash and soak peas and cut tomatoes, onion and coriander leaves.
3) Heat oil in pan add mustard seed after they start crackling add cumin seeds
4) Add chopped onion half of the salt , add ginger garlic paste fry them until it leaves raw flavour.
5) Add peas and fry them for 5 mins , now add aloo and tomatoes
6) Add salt , red chilli powder , mint leaves , coriander powder , turmeric and cook it finely
7) Finally add coriander powder and masala and mix it real good

Serve it hot with roti , rice , naans , bread ..!!

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Lady Finger With Pea Nuts (ground nuts) Recipe

Today's recipe is very special to plenty of people in India . It gives wonderful taste besides lots of benefits

Delicious , crunchy and nutty peanuts are the well known oil seeds to humankind through out the world .

Both lady finger and peanuts you can eat either directly (raw) or cooked , both gives awesome taste .

Benefits of Peanuts :

1) peanuts are rich in energy and containg many health benefiting vitamins, nutrients, minerals which are essential for good health .
2) Presence of calcium and vitamin D are helping bones .
3) Vitamins and Minerals: raw peanuts are sources of vitamin E, D , niacin , folate , riboflavin and vitamin B6.And also small amounts of zinc , phosphorus , potassium , calcium , sodium and iron .
4) niacin helps in the brain health and in blood flow.
5)Peanuts are significant source of risveratrol . It will helps to reduce cardiovascular diseases and cancer.

So people from all over the world are using peanuts in their regular  food  in the form of raw, cooked , roasted and even in the form of flour as it is containing around 30 essential minerals.

Benefits of okra lady finger (okra) :

Ingredients :

lady finger - 500 gm
pea nuts - 200 gm
green chilly - 4 no
red chili powder - 1 tb spoon (as per your taste)
salt - as per taste (1 tb spoon)
oil - 2 tb spoon
coriander powder - 2 tb spoon
ginger garlic paste - 1 tb spoon
garam masala - 1 tea spoon
chopped onion - 2 no
mustard seeds -  very little
turmeric powder - a pinch

Preparations :

1) Heat oil in a deep pan , add peanuts and fry them for 5 mins on slow flame until they become brown colour and take them out from oil.
2) Now add  mustard seeds ,chopped onion and green chlli after small break add ginger garlic paste fry them until it leaves raw flavour.
3) Now add lady finger , fry them till the half cook is done now add salt , red chilli powder,coriander powder, turmeric powder .
4) After 80% of cooking is done add fried pea nuts and mix them real good .
5) Sprinkle garam masala  and coriander leaves , now mix well

Serve it hot as with regular meals. It is very good stuff for liquor.

Enjoy this recipe with your regular recipes .

Monday, August 13, 2012

Benefits of Spianch and Spinach with Urad dal Curry

Spinach is nutritional powerhouse.Spinach has high nutritional value and extremely rich in antioxidants.It is very useful for children.It has impressive range of active substances .

Spinach is highly recommended food for everyone at least once in week

Invaluable sources of Spinach :

Spinach is a rich source of lot of vitamins like vitamin A,C,E,K,B2,B6 and magnesium , folate, manganese, betaine , iron, calcium, folic acid , copper, protein , phosphorus ,iodine,  zinc, niacin , selenium and omega 3 fatty acids , opiod peptides .


1) low in calories and fat
2) good amount of soluble dietary fibers
3) greeny spinach is recommended for cholesterol and weight reduction
4) spinach contains 25% of daily intake of iron
5) Eyes: spinach protects against eye diseases such as cataracts and macular degeneration
6) Bones : one cup of spinach gives twice our daily vitamin K requires
7) Iodine: it helps in skin problems and strenghen the immune system
8) it gives 600% of daily required vitamin A
9) it is highly recommended for pregnent women as they require lot of vitamins especially vitamin A and K
10) Cancer: it contains more than 10 types of individual flavonoid compounds , which work against cancer
11) Brain : the dark green leaves protect brain functions .
12) It is highly useful for menstruating women ,growing children and adolescents


Spinach is not recommened for people who suffer from hepatitis,rhematism, gastric and intential inflamations
also not adivsed the people who are on diet withot salt.

So it is used in regular food in all over the world



spinach - 500gm
urad dal- 200gm
salt - as per taste
red chili powder - 1 tb spoon (as per taste)
turmeric - a pinch
coriander powder- 1 tb spoon
cumin seed - 1/2 tea spoon
oil - 1 tb spoon
chopped onion - 1 big one
ginger garlic - 1 tea spoon
masala - 1 tea spoon
coriander leaves - 1/2 a cup


1) Wash and soak dal for 10 min
2) Wash spinach with fresh water and cut into small pieces , make sure that there is no insect
3) Heat oil in a dish add cumin seed , onion , ginger garlic and fry them until raw flavour goes away
4) Now add spinach , turmeric , chili powder , salt cook it for 5 mins
5) Add dal and coriander powder cook it finely
6) Add masala and coriander leaves , mix it real good

Serve it hot with rice, roti , chapathi , naans

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Benefits of Fish And Basic Fish curry with Tamarind juice

Fish and other sea foods are a boon to human beings. Eating fish once or twice a week may reduce the risk of diseases ranging childhood asthma to prostate cancer.Fish is low in fat , high in protein and good source of omega 3 fatty acids .Fish is a package of vitamins and minerals.

Benefits of fish :

1) lower the blood pressure
2) fish contains satisfactory level of magnesium , phosphorus , iron and copper
3) Asthma: children who eat fish may be less likely to develop asthma
4) Cancer: who didn't eat fish had between double and treble the risk of developing prostate cancer
5) Brain and Eyes : Omega -3 fatty acids helps for brain tissue and retina .
6) Depression : people who regularly eat fish have a lower incidence of depression.


Fish is not for all at all times . If you have regular chest pains are not advised to eat . fish oil is natural blood thinner , so more 3g per day may leads to excess bleeding.


fish - 10 pieces(medium size)
tamarind juice- 2 cups
onion paste - 1/2cup
ginger garlic - 1 tb spoon
salt - as per taste
chili powder- as per taste
coriander powder- 2 tb spoon
coconut powder- 2 tb spoon
coriander leaves - a small bunch
oil-1 tb spoon
chopped donion - a small one
green chili - 2 no (slitted)
fenugreek powder - 1/2 tb spoon


1) Heat oil in pan , add green chili, chopped onion , ginger garlic paste fry them till the raw taste goes away.
2) Now add fish , salt , coriander powder, fenugreek powder  , red chili powder , mix them real good
3) Now add tamarind juice , onion paste, coconut powder ,cook it finely (do not stir while cooking so that piece remains as it is )
4) Add coriander leaves , keep lid on it for a while

Now serve it hot with rice , naan , roti ,

Enjoy sea food for better health  

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Egg Curry With Tamarind Juice (Easy and Tasty )

This is one of the easy and tasty recipe with egg and tamarind juice ....!!!

Ingredients :

egg - 10 nos 
onion - 250 gm
tamarind - 100 gm(sour)
red chili powder - 2 spoons (as per taste )
coriander powder - half a cup
salt - to taste 
ginger garlic - 1 spoon 
turmeric - a pinch 
cumin seeds - half a spoon
coriander leaves - 1/2 a cup
masala - 1 tb spoon
mustard seed - 1/ 2 tea spoon

Early Preparations:

1)Soak tamarind in fresh water and take out juice from it
2)Boil eggs for 10 -15 mins and remove shell
3)Make masala with red chili powder, salt , coriander powder  in a bowl
4)Make long slits into eggs , stuff the masala we have prepared .
5)In a flat pan add little oil and fry prepared eggs until it gives golden colour (no part is to be blacken)


1)Heat oil in pan , add mustard seed , cumin seed , onion fry them until they leaves raw smell
2)Now add ginger garlic , turmeric, half of the coriander powder .
3)Add  tamarind juice , salt red chili powder and bring it to boil .
4)Drop eggs in it and boil for 5 mins on slow flame.
5))Add remaining coriander powder and coriander leaves , mix it real good

Serve it hot with rice, roti, naan ...!!!

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Cauli Flower with Moong dal


cauli flower - 500 gm
moong dal - 200 gm
red chili powder - 1 tb spoon (as per taste)
chopped onion - 1 no
turmeric - a pinch
oil - 2 tb spoon
cumin seed - half a spoon
ginger garlic - 1 tea spoon
salt - as per taste
coriander leaves - a bunch
coriander powder - 1 tb spoon
mint leaves  - little
curry leaves - 10 no
masala - 1 tb spoon

 Preparation :

1) First of all cut the cauli flower into big pieces and keep them in boiling water around 5 min
and wash with fresh water , now cut them  into small (required size) pieces
2) Wash and soak dal for 10 min
3) Heat oil in a pan , add cumin seed, chopped onion, ginger garlic, salt , turmeric.
4) Now add cauli flower, dal, mint leaves, red chilli powder .
5) Cook all the mixture finely and then add coriander leaves and garam masala

Serve it hot with roti, chapathi, rice, bread...


Friday, July 27, 2012

chintha chiguru pappu curry ( moongdal with tender tamarind leaves curry)

This will become a favourite dish to many people if you taste it once more over children like it very much and easy to make itself.


moongdal - 4 cups
onion -  1 no 
cumin seed - half  a  tea spoon 
oil - 2 table spoon
chintha chiguru - 4 cups (tender tamarind leaves)
ginger garlic paste - 1 tb spoon
chili powder - 1 spoon 
turmeric - a pinch 
salt  - as per taste 
coriander powder - 1 tb spoon 
coriander leaves - 1/2 a cup 
mint leaves - 1/4 a cup

Caution :

Select  good quality tender tamarind leaves , make sure that there is no insect . Now cut them into small pieces and wash it with fresh water.

1) First of all  wash  dal with fresh and soak it for atleast 10 min.
2) Heat oil in a pan then add cumin seeds, chopped onion, ginger garlic paste one by one at regular small breaks.
3) Now add tamarind leaves, turmeric, chili powder and salt .
4) Cook all the mixture on low flame until half of the cook is done . 
5) Now add dal and mint leaves, cook it until 80% of the dal is cooked.
6) Add coriander leaves and coriander powder mix it real good.

Finally add fried green chili slices and curry leaves on top for garnish. 
Serve it hot with rice, roti, naans, toasted bread . Enjoy this sour dish today   

You can make two types of this recipe 
a) gravy type - while cooking dal have to add a glass of water
b) grains type - the one with without water

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Egg Plant with Tomato Recipe (Brinjal with Tomato Recipe)

It is easy making recipe with brinjal and tomatoes .

Ingredients :

egg plant - 500 gm
tomato - 4 no. (big )
green chili - 4 no. (according to your taste)
salt - as per taste
coriander powder - 1 tb spoon
turmeric - a pinch
oil - 2 tb spoon
masala (all spices) -  1/2 tb spoon
onion - 1 big one
ginger garlic - 1/2 spoon
cumin seeds - half a spoon
coriander leaves - 1 cup


1) Wash green chili,onion,tomatoes and cut them into small pieces.

2) Take a bowl add 2 glass water and little salt to it , now cut egg plant into small pieces and drop in salt water(while cutting check for insect).

3) Heat oil in a dish, add cumin seeds,green chili,onion and fry them until it turns brown , add ginger garlic  just mix it well and add egg plant.

4) After a half of cooking is completed add turmeric, tomatoes, salt and mix it real good, cook it finely (while adding salt be careful, we already washed egg palnt in salt water so add very little).

5) Finally add masala , coriander leaves and mix it well.

Now we have prepared very good recipe, enjoy it with chapathi, roti, rice, nans ....!!!

Telugu Version :

Friday, June 29, 2012

Names of Vegetables in Englsih -Telugu - Hindi

Hi friends , 

I was thinking for 2 days , finally i'm writing 50th recipe today. Actually it's not a recipe .
Many of us don't know all types of vegetables names in some particular language .
So here i'm providing you some names in 3 languages so that you will understand which is what .

Brinjal / Egg plant
Vankaya  వంకాయ 
Bangala dumpa బంగాళదుంప 
Aloo / batata
Bitter gourd
kakarakaya కాకరకాయ 
Teasel gourd
Aakakarakaya ఆకాకరకాయ 
Snake gourd
Potlakaya పొట్లకాయ 
Chichinda / Padval
Ridge gourd
Beerakaya బీరకాయ 
Tori /Thuri
Bottle gourd
Sorakaya/Anapakaya సోరకాయ 
Cluster beans
Goru chikkudu గోరు చిక్కుడు 
Dondakaya దొండకాయ 
Okra /lady  finger
Bendakaya బెండకాయ 
Dosakaya దోసకాయ 
Kheera / kakdi
Mullangi ముల్లంగి 
Gopigadda  గోబీ 
Katta gobi
Mulakada ములక్కాడ 
Shingh pali/ Sahijan
Yam/ Suran
Kanda gadda కంద 
Black pepper
Miriyalu మిరియాలు 
Khali mirch
Chemadumpa చేమదుంప 
Palakura పాలకూర 
Chinese/Malabar spinach
Bachalikura బచ్చలికూర 
Thotakura తోటకూర 
Sorrel leaves
Gongura గోంగూర 
Curry leaves
Karivepaku కరివేపాకు 
Fenugreek leaves
Menthikura మెంతికూర 
Coriander leaves
Kothimera కొతిమీర 
Green chili
Pachi mirapakayalu మిరపకాయలు 
Yellow lentis / Toor dal
Kandi pappu కందిపప్పు 
Masoor dal
Black gram
Minapappu మినపప్పు 
Urad dal / khali dal
Simla mirchi సిమ్ల మిర్చి 
Simla mirch
Carrot కారట్ 
Tamata టమాట 
Green peas
Pachchi batanilu పచ్చి బటానీలు 
Pudina  పుదీనా 
Ullipaya  ఉల్లిపాయ 
Mokkajonna మొక్కజొన్న 
Kobbari కొబ్బరి 

Some more names and kitchen terms in English, Telugu and Hindi

Lablab or Dolichos bean
Anapakayaa అనపకాయ 
Raw Banana
Aratikaya అరటికాయ 
Chintha చింత 
Sago Rice
Saggubiyyam సగ్గుబియ్యం 

Biyyam బియ్యం 
Allam అల్లం 
Vellulli వెల్లుల్లి 
Uppu ఉప్పు 
Baking Soda
Tinesoda తినేసోడా 
Kane ke soda
Ravva రవ్వ 
Goduma గోధుమ 
Pindi(powder) పిండి 
Cow Peas
Bobbarlu బబ్బెర్లు 

Nune నూనే 
Neru or Nellu నీళ్ళు 
Chencha చెంచా 
Tea Powder
Chai pathi చాయ్ పత్తి 
Chay patti
Chakkera చక్కెర 
Perugu పెరుగు 
Cracked rice
 Biyyam ravva బియ్యం రవ్వ 

Goose berry
Usirikaya ఉసిరికాయ 
Sweet potato
Chilagadadumpa చిలగడదుంప 
Mitha alu
Chamadumpa చామదుంప 
Pachadi పచ్చడి  
Venna వెన్న 
Inguva ఇంగువ 
Bellam బెల్లం 
Kumkumapuvvu కుంకుమపువ్వు 
Neyyi నెయ్యి 
Rice flakes
Atukulu అటుకులు 
Verushanagakaya వేరుశనగ కాయ 
Poppy seeds
Gasagasalu గసగసాలు 
Dondakaya దొండకాయ 
Vamu(voma) వాము