Saturday, September 5, 2009

RIDGE GUARD MASALA(BEERAKAYA MASALA KURA)

In my home town we make kura karam(red chili grounded with spices-a tasty and spicy powder).It adds a special flavour to curries and fries,i used this powder for this curry,I will post the recipe of kura karam soon.
INGREDIENTS:
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  1. Chopped ridge guard-2 cups
  2. Chopped onion-1 1/2 cup
  3. Curry masala/kura karam-1 teaspoon
  4. Salt-to taste
  5. Turmeric-1/4Th teaspoon
  6. Red chili powder-1/4Th teaspoon
  7. Oil-1 table spoon
  8. Cumin-1 teaspoon
  9. Split urad dal-1 teaspoon


METHOD:
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  1. Heat oil in a pan and make seasoning
  2. Add onion fry until light brown,add ginger garlic paste and mix well
  3. Now add ridge guard pieces,saute well
  4. Close lid and cook for few minutes,saute well in between
  5. Make sure the pieces are not burnt.
  6. Once it becomes soft add all the powders and cook for 4 minutes
  7. Garnish cilantro and enjoy with steamed rice