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Friday, July 3, 2015

Sprouts Salad Recipe | Diet Recipes | Healthy Recipes

      Sprouts salad a healthy raw salad made with moong bean and black chickpea.Making of moong bean sprout is very easy but not black chickpea.But the time moong bean is sprouted well chana will start to sprout.
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Mexican Red Rice | Spicy Rice

      Mexican Red Rice - a spicy rice made with chili powder.I am sure this is not a authentic Mexican recipe and is a product of marriage between masala rice and tomato rice.And i call this Mexican red rice as son of masala and tomato rice.
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     You can also cook rice in tomato puree and do tempering later.My aim was to use leftover cooked rice ,So we are going to temper the cooked and cooled rice with spices and tomato paste instead of  cooking along with spices and tomato sauce.That makes a lot of difference in the texture and taste,i agree.So if you have cooked rice and thinking what to cook for brunch or dinner, try this Mexican rice.Refer rice recipe collection to try more of rice recipe.
Edited on 7/3 /2015  user comment:
   You can add black bean /corn to make this Mexican red rice more Mexican.

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    This Mexican rice is a spicy ,tasty variation to regular tomato rice.You can add jalapenos and cilantro instead of chili powder and coriander leaves.I am thinking.. this addition will make the rice very close to authentic Mexican rice.As i mentioned earlier you can also make this Mexican rice similar to our biryani's,cook the rice in veg or chicken broth along with tomatoes sauce to enhance the flavor further.

                                       Mexican Red Rice | Spicy Rice

Mexican Red Rice                           How to make Mexican red rice

 Cuisine: Mexican  Category:Main course  Serve:2-3  Prep time:5 minutes Cook time:5 minutes  Total Time:10-15 minutes




Ingredients:
  • 2 cup cooked and cooled rice.
  • 2 tomatoes pureed(4 tbsp tomato puree).
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup..
  • 1 onion chopped fine.
  • 1 handful green peas/fresh or frozen
  • 1 tsp red chili powder/milagai thool.
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder(or to taste).
  • 2 tsp oil.
  • 1 tsp jeera/cumin seeds(optional).
  • salt to taste.
  • Coriander/cilantro leaves for garnishing.

Method:
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan.Add jeera /carom seeds ,let it change color.
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  • Add finely chopped onions and saute until translucent.
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  • When the onions are done,add tomato puree.Let the puree cook for 2-3 minutes until the water gets evaporated.
  • You can add ketchup,chili powder,salt and pepper to tava.
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  • Add peas after the masala get a saute.Wait till the peas is cooked.
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  • Add cooled rice and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • That's it your Mexican rice is done.Add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve the spicy Mexican rice,hot.
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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Corn Curry | Indian Style | Chapathi Side Dish

    Corn Curry -a mildly spicy and sweet curry made with sweet corn.Its one of the best and easy curry to go with Chapathi.The yellow corn in the red curry look not only delicious but tasty.We had it with palak paratha and is the best dinner you can say.
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Mango Frooti Juice | Summer Drink

    Mango Frooti is a commercially available drink liked by all age group.During summer i buy slice,frooti considering it has real fruit in it.But those drinks have preservatives and may have additional colour also they undergo lot of processing.Making of mango frooti i never imagined.Its so simple without any additives,preservatives ,with natural colour and of course with the joy of making from scratch.
mango frooti juice

Monday, June 22, 2015

Cracked Wheat Sambar Rice | South Indian Recipes | One Pot Meal | Video Recipe

  Cracked Wheat one of the nutritious grain.Cracked wheat also called 'samba gothumai' in Tamil ,'broken wheat' in English and 'daliya' in Hindi.I love broken wheat ,it is such a fibrous grain.We take it at least once in a week.You can prepare  upma,yogurt rice,biryani,payasam,sambar rice,bisibelabath with broken wheat or You can simply cook samba kothumai with 2-3 cups of water and have with yogurt/sambar.
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