Jeera Aloo


Potato is simply irresistible! And Mum would make easy potato snacks to go with rice or roti.

And this would make the food all the more delicious 🙂

Pic Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Pic Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Ingredients

  • Boiled and peeled potato -1large
  • Jeera – 1 heeped tsp
  • Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Oil – 2 -3 tbsp

Method

  • Add oil in a kadai. Once heated, add jeera.
  • When they begin to crackle add potato and all the powders.
  • Mix well and fry for sometime.
  • Serve hot with roti or rice.

Bhindi Masala


Everyone’s favorite Lady’s finger 🙂

Pic Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Pic Courtesy: Mujahid Khaleel

Ingredients

  • Lady’s finger – 300 gms
  • Onion – 2 tbsp
  • Tomato – 2 tbsp
  • Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Oil – 4-5 tbsp

Method

  • Wash the lady’s finger thoroughly. Wipe them with a cloth. This makes the lady’s finger dry and will not be sticky while cooking.
  • Cut them.
  • Heat oil in a Kadai. Add the lady’s finger.
  • In the meanwhile cut onion and tomato . Add it to the lady’s finger. Fry for sometime.
  • When the tomatoes are a little soft, add all the powders.
  • Fry again. Cover and cook on low heat for about 15 – 20 mins.
  • Make sure to keep stir frying in between.
  • Please do not add water as it makes the lady’s finger sticky and soft.
  • Serve hot with roti.