Vidhu's kitchen

Carrot & Apple Salad with Crushed Peanut Chikki - Just 3 ingredients Salad



YouTube Recipe Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKLQbqsmpaw

Ingredients

Carrots                          : 3
Apple                             : 1
Peanut chikki               : 4 

Method

Wash & remove the skin of the carrot & coarsely grate it.
Wash & remove the skin & core of the apple & cut into cubes.
Crush the peanut chikkis roughly.
Take a mixing  bowl , add grated carrot , apple cubes, crushed peanuts and mix everything well.
Serve & enjoy...
This is quick , easy & simple salad with just 3 ingredients..



Rajma Masala / Red kidney Beans Curry





Ingredients

Rajma                                : 1 cup
Chopped Onion                 : 1 cup
Chopped tomato                : 1/2 cup
Ginger - Garlic paste         : 1 tbsp
Tomato puree                     : 2 tbsps
Red chilli powder              : 1&1/4 tbsp
Coriander powder              : 1 tbsp
Garam masala powder       : 3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder               : 1 tsp
Salt
Ghee
Oil
Coriander leaves

Method

Wash & soak kidney beans in water for 6 hours.
Drain the water & pressure cook with little salt for 6 whistles.
Heat 1 tbsp ghee & 1 tbsp oil in a pan  , add chopped onions and fry.
Add ginger / garlic paste and fry on medium flame.
Add chopped tomato , tomato puree and mix well.
Now add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder , salt , mix well & cook for few minutes on low flame.
Now add the cooked rajma along with the water, crush the cooked beans slightly with ladle,, cover & cook on low flame for 10 minutes.
Now add garam masala powder, chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
Switch off the flame and serve hot with steamed rice or phulkas.
Enjoy...










               

Mullu Murukku / Mullu Thenkuzhal / Manakombu / முள்ளு முறுக்கு




YouTube Recipe Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kbg2qzW_CaI

Ingredients 

Raw rice     : 4 cups
Moong dl    : 1 cup
Butter          : 100 gms 
Salt              : as needed
Asafoetida   : 1/8 teaspoon
Oil 




Method

Pound together rice & dal to a fine powder.
Transfer to a bowl , add butter , asafoetida , salt  mix well & keep aside.
Take out a small portion , add little water and knead it to a soft dough.
Take a murukku pressure , put 3 stared achu .
Take a handful of dough  , place in the murukku pressure.
Grease a ladle with little oil , make a round shape & transfer it to hot oil.
Flip in between.
Once bubble reduces , take this out from oil & drain over kitchen towel.
Store in an air tight container.
Enjoy !!




Classic Combo - Gujarati Recipes




Gujarati Kichidi Recipe  - Click here 
Potato  Kurma     Recipe  - Click here 
Cut Mango Pickle Recipe - Click here 

Gujarati Kadhi Recipe 

Ingredients

Curd                                 : 1 cup
Besan flour                       : 1 tbsp
Water                                : 2 cups
Red chilly                          :2
Mustard seeds                    : 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida                          :  a pinch
Curry leaves                       : few
Turmeric powder                : 14 tsp
Salt
Oil

Method

Whisk the curd & besan flour and blend well.
Add salt, turmeric powder, asafoetida , and mix  well.
Heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds , curry leaves , red chillies.
When the seeds begin to splutter , reduce the flame , add the curd mixture and mix well.
Let it boil for 10 minutes or till the raw smell of besan goes away.
Remove from flame and serve hot.