Bhindi Curry / Bhindi Masala gravy



Ingredients

Bhindi / ladies finger                   : 1 cup
Onion : 2 nos
Tomato : 3 nos
Ginger - garlic paste ; 1 tbsps
Cashewnut : 1 tsp
Chilly powder : 1 tsp
Garam masala powder : 1 tsp
Cumin powder              : 1/2 tsp
Salt
Oil 


Method

Wash the bhindi and let it dry for some time.
Chop the bhindi into 1 inch pieces.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a  pan , add chopped bhindi and salt.
Fry them till they get crisp.
Remove from flame and keep aside.
Soak cashewnuts in warm water for 10 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan,add the chopped onion and fry till translucent.
Add chopped tomatoes ,and cook till the tomatoes are tender.
Now add red chilly powder,garam masala powder,ginger garlic paste ,mix and switch off the flame and let it cool.
Run the onion mixture in a blender with the soaked cashewnuts to a smooth paste.
Return to the same pan,add required salt , 1/4 cup water and let it boil for few minutes on low flame.
Add cumin powder and mix well.
Add the bhindi now , mix well , boil for few minutes .
Remove from flame .
Serve hot with roti..







Peas Paratha



Ingredients

Wheat flour                ; 1 cup
Frozen peas                : 3/4 cup
Cumin seeds               : 1 tsp
Grated ginger              : 1/4 tsp
Chopped green chilly  : 1 tsp
Ghee                            : 2 tsp
Sugar                           : 1/2 tsp
Oil
Salt



Method

Knead the dough with salt,1 tsp ghee and required amount of water and keep aside for 1/2 an hour.
Heat 1 tsp ghee in a pan , add cumin seeds.
Add grated ginger , green chilli , sugar and fry.
Add green peas , salt and fry.
Add 1/4 cup water and cook.
Mash the green peas with a potato masher .
Remove from flame and let it cool.
Take a lemon sized ball from dough for each paratha and stuff 2 tbsps of peas mixture in the center.
Make into round shape and roll it out .
Cook the parathas with little oil on hot tawa until both sides are golden brown .
Serve with any side dish or yogurt.

Enjoy..