Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Banana Chips


  1. Raw Banana -4
  2. Coconut oil and Vegetable oil equal proportion to fry
  3. water
  4. salt


  • Remove the green outer skin of raw banana,make thin slices immerse them in cold water with 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder and a pinch of salt.In another cup dissolve a tsp of salt in 1/4 cup of water and keep aside.
  • Heat 1cups of coconut and 1 cup vegetable oil in a wide pan.
  • Remove the sliced banana from water slide one by one into the hot oil.
  • When the chips turn to a golden yellow color, sprinkle a little salt water directly into them.At this point water the oil mix up .Keep your distance as the oil will pop out,once the popping stops it means the salt has coated to the chips to give the salty flavor.
  • Remove them and place on layers of tissues to absorb the extra oil.Store in air tight container for freshness otherwise they soften.

Gobi Paratha


For the Dough:
  1. Whole Wheat Flour-3 cups
  2. Water
  3. Oil
  4. Salt
For the Filling
  1. Grated Cauliflower-2 cups
  2. Onion finely minced -1
  3. Ginger and Garlic mince according to taste
  4. Ajwain Seeds -1tsp
  5. Green Chille -2-3 to taste
  6. Cumin powder-1 tsp
  7. Coriander powder-1 tsp
  8. Turmeric Powder-½ tsp
  9. Shallots garnish
  10. coriander garnish
  11. Salt
  12. Oil
Boondi Raitha
  1. Yogurt -1cup
  2. Boondi -2 handful
  3. Chille pwd -a pinch to garnish
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Chat masala-a pinch
  6. Coriander -garnish

For Filling
  • In a pan add oil when hot enough add ajwan seeds onions,green chilles,ginger and garlic mince and saute.
  • Add turmeric, coriander and cumin powder and saute well.
  • Add grated cauliflower and saute it.
  • Add salt.
  • Cook till the mixture gets dried.
  • Once done allow to cool.
For Dough
  • Knead the dough well and keep aside covered for 30 mins .
  • Make equal medium sized balls.
  • Roll the dough like chapati.
  • Now place about a tsp of filling in the middle and close it by bringing the other edges in the middle and make the stuffed ball.
  • Dust with the flour and roll using rolling pin.
  • Place it in hot pan and cook it on both the sides until golden brown.
  • Serve it hot with boondi raitha .
Boondi Raitha
  • Mix boondi in yogurt
  • Garnish with chille pwd,salt,chat masala and coriander

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