Coconut Chutney

  Save Print Coconut Chutney Author: http://www.syvum.com/cgi/online/serve.cgi/recipes/srcpm2.tdf   Ingredients 4 tbsp grated coconut 2 tsp chana dal roasted 1″ ginger peeled and chopped 4 tbsp fresh coriander leaves chopped (I felt this is too much, next time I’m using smaller amount) 4 green chilies chopped 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp black gram (urad dal) ½ tsp asafoetida powder (I used compound asafoetida, and that didn’t work at all) 4 curry…

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Salt and Pepper Mushrooms

  Save Print Salt and Pepper Mushrooms   Ingredients Some mushrooms (about 3-4 dl), chopped Onion, chopped 3-5 cloves of garlic, chopped salt & pepper coriander leaves half a lime Instructions Heat oil in frying pan Add onions and mushrooms, fry a minute or two Add garlic, keep cooking When onions and mushrooms tastes done, add salt and pepper Before serving decorate with coriander leaves, serve with lime 3.5.3208

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Tomato Ginger Mushrooms

  Save Print Tomato Ginger Mushrooms   Ingredients Some mushrooms (about 3-4 dl), chopped Onion, chopped 3-5 cloves of garlic, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 1-2 green chilies, chopped 1″ ginger, chopped 1 tsp Masala Curry paste 6 curry leaves Instructions Heat oil in frying pan Add onions, ginger, chilies, curry leaves and mushrooms, fry a minute or two Add garlic, keep cooking couple of minutes Add tomatoes and masala curry…

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Tomato Chutney

I thought I would write about my experiment with cooking Dal Makhani, but as it was a bit failure and disappointment, I’ll keep it only short. I googled the recipe, and found this: http://www.indianfoodforever.com/daal/daal-makhani.html . I had a quick look, made a shopping list and started cooking. These things failed: Only as I had made the dish, I realized that I had bought wrong urad dal. Urad dal can be…

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Idlis

  Save Print Idlis   Ingredients Idli batter Also you need idli stand, in this case microwavable Instructions Grease idli moulds with oil Fill moulds, put them inside a container / top of a plate Microwave about 5 minutes 3.5.3208

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Masala Paneer Noodles

I had something like 200 rupees and I was tired, so I wanted to do something simple and fast. I made a visit to my nearest super market, and first thing that came to my mind was paneer, my favorite. They only had ½kg packages, costing 150 rupees, but I wanted it! Some noodles, onions, garlic, masala curry paste and that’s it. Ingredients for my first dish.   Save Print…

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Kitchen: The heart of the Home

I cannot describe how excited I got, when I finally set up my kitchen properly. It felt like I had moved to a new home. I still cannot believe, how I managed without cooking. This was my kitchen before. Just a microwave. And here is what I cooked during my five months in India: tea, green tea, mint tea, popcorn (butter flavored), cup noodles, once ready-made upma and once idlies….

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Intro (Chai)

MyLittleBlog about India, food and from time to times, thoughts induced by drinking chai at late night. That would be the answer to question ‘what’. What about ‘who’ then? Shy Finn far away from home, living in the center of Bangalore. That’s it for now about introductions, lets start this blog, with a simple recipe, found from the mysterious space called Google. Next post, story about how to start up…

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