Sunday, May 19, 2013

How to Prepare Kadai Mushroom


Mushrooms- 250 gms
Onions- 1 (chopped)
Capsicum- 1/2 (chopped)
Tomatoes- 1 big (chopped)
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 Tbsp
Green chillies- 4
Red chilli powder- 1tbsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Garam masala- 1tsp
oil- 1 tbsp
Ghee- 1 tbsp
Water- 1 cup
Coriander chopped - 1 tbsp.


  1. Heat oil in a kadai (pan). Add onions and fry until they turn golden brown.
  2. Then add the ginger-garlic paste and green chillies and saute on medium flame.
  3. Add chopped capsicum, tomatoes and cook on a medium flame for around 5 minutes untill tomotoes are soft
  4. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, chopped mushrooms, a cup of water, garam masala powder and salt. Mix well.
  5. Cook on medium flame for around 10 minutes till the gravy thickens and the mushrooms become soft. Make sure to mix it every few minutes so that the gravy doesnot burn.
  6. Once the gravy is done turn off the stove, add ghee and garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice or chapati or roti.

Monday, July 23, 2012

How to prepare Aloo Matar / Potato Peas


Potato - 1/2 cup
Peas - 1/4 cup
Onion - 1/2
Tomato - 1/2
Turmeric - pinch
Green Chillies - 3
Chilli Powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Hing - pinch
Curry leaves - 4
Ginger Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp


1. Heat oil in a vessel, add mustard seeds, hing, curry leaves, ginger-garlic paste, onion, green chillies and cook until raw smell is gone.
2. Now add tomatoes and cook untill they are smashed well.
3. Now add turmeric, chilli powder, salt and mix well.
4. Now add chopped potatoes and peas and cook untill they are done. Add water if necessary.
5. Add Garam Masala and mix well. and cook for 3-4 minutes.
6. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with any indian bread.