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Saturday, August 25, 2007

BAIGAN BHARTA


Ingredients: 1 egg plant (brinjal) (should be fat and big),1 big onion,3-4 green chillies1 tablespoon, fine chopped ginger,4-5 pieces of garlic(chopped),2 small tomatoes1/4 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp haldi/turmeric powder, 1 tsp dhania powder, salt to taste,oil & jeera for saute, green coriander to garnish
Method:
For Oven:
If you have an oven, preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Put the Egg Plant in the baking sheet and keep checking it/turning it till the outer skin starts cracking and can be peeled off without difficulty. Remember, this process has to be done carefully so that the inner part of the EggPlant is also cooked well.
For Gas burner:
If you have a gas burner, put the eggplant directly on the burner and keep turning it till the outer skin starts cracking and can be peeled off easily. Allow the eggplant to cool a little. Peel the outer skin of the eggplant. When the skin is removed, crush the eggplant using knife/spoon well so that it has an even consistency,mash it properly. Put some mustard oil in a pan. When hot, put som Jeera(cumin seeds),garlic and ginger(chopped) into it and put (not so finely chopped onion) into it.
When the onions are light golden brown, add the (finely cut)green chillies and tomatoes Heat it for 5-7 min add salt. Add all the masalas. Add the eggplant to it. Stir it well and crush the eggplant as much as possible. Heat it for 5 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Parathas/Rice.

Sweet corn soup


Ingredients Required


250 gms : Corn,
50 gms : French Beans,
50 gms : Carrot,

50 gms:capsicum
1 spoon Cornflour,
1/2 litre Water,
Salt as per taste,
Soybean Sauce,


Method:
Boil corn in a pressure cooker for 7-8 whistles in salted water. After the corn been boiled mash them in mixer grinder.
Make a paste of cornflour with the help of some water and put it in mashed corn and then boil it.
Cut carrots,capsicum and french beans into small pieces. Boil these vegetables in some water.

Add 1/2 teaspoon salt in the water and boil them without covering the utensil so that the natural color of the vegetables is not disturbed.

Put the boiled vegetables in the soup and then serve it.
Put the soup in the soup bowl and then add soybean and green chili sauces according to ones taste.For good taste you can also add vinegar.