Saturday, April 6, 2013

ANDHRA THALI

Gongura senagapappu kura
Cauliflower masala
Menthukura chenagalakura
kakarakaya Vepudu


INGREDIENTS FOR GONGURA CHENAGAPAPPU KURA:
  1. Gongura/sorrel leaves-6cups
  2. Chenadal-1/2 cup
  3. Garlic -8pods chopped into 2 halves
  4. Methi/fenugreek seeds-1/2 ts
  5. Salt-to taste
  6. Green chilis-3 chopped
  7. Oil-3 ts
  8. Cumin mustard-1 ts
METHOD:
  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker pan and make seasoning add garlic and fry till golden brown
  2. Now add leaves,chenadal and fry for minute
  3. Now close lid and cook for 3 to 4 whistles or until done
  4. Goes wel with rice and roti
CAULI FLOWER MASAL/GOBI MASALA:
ANDHRA RUCHULU-ANDHRA THALU
INGREDIENTS:
  1. Cauli flower florets-3 cups
  2. Onion chopped-1 cup
  3. Tomatoes chopped-3
  4. Yogurt-1/4th cup
  5. Ginger garlic paste-2ts
  6. Lemon juice-2 ts
  7. Red chili powder-1ts
  8. Turmeric-1/4th ts
  9. Salt-to taste
  10. Garam masala-1ts
  11. Red food colour-2 drops (optional)
  12. Dhaniya powder-1 ts
  13. Oil-3 tbs
PREPARATIONS:

except cauli flower blend all the ingredients to very fine paste

METHOD:
  1. Heat oil in a kadai and fry gobi till nice brown now add the masala and cook till it becomes dry on medium flame to avoid burning
  2. This is quick and delicious recipe
  3. goes well with rice and roti
MENTHUKURA CHENAGALA KURA/METHI LEAF CHENA CURRY:

Yet this another heathy recipe with much nutritional value
INGREDIENTS:
  1. Chopped methi leaves-2 cups
  2. Green chena-1/2 cup
  3. Garlic chopped-2 tbs
  4. green chilis-2 ts
  5. Salt-to taste
  6. roasted sesame seed powder-2 ts
  7. Oil-1 tbs
  8. Cumin mustard-1ts
METHOD:
  1. Heat oil in a pan add seasoning and garlic fry till done
  2. Now add methi leaves and fry for 5 minutes
  3. Nw add boiled chena salt and green chlis and cook for 5 minutes
  4. Finally add sesame seed powder and mix well
  5. Healthy methi chena curry is ready to serve
KAKARAKAYA/ BITTERGUARD VEPUDU INGREDIENTS:
  1. Bitter   guard chopped into circles-1 cup
  2. Garlic pods-1
  3. Red chili powder-1tbs
  4. Salt-to taste
  5. Coconut dry-3 tbs
  6. Turmeric-pinch
  7. Cumin-1/2ts
  8. Oil-for deep frying
METHOD:
  1. Deep fry karela and set a side
  2. Blend all ingredints to fine powderMix karela with this spice powder and serve