Thursday, May 14, 2009

Crispy ajwain kachori with paneer sabji

Yesterday felt like having Paneer curry for dinner and together with ajwain kachori combo was perfect,Pallavi was craving since a long time for Kachoris,so i asked mother to prepare Kachori specially for her while i prepared cottage cheese curry.
This recipe is very simple and quiet apt for beginners in cooking,i am posting this recipe specially for Pallavi :-) so that she can try this recipe whenever she wants,marraige thought me cooking and i guess thats what is inspiring my Sis to cook .
coming to the recipe of Paneer curry
ingredient needed
cottage cheese 125gm chopped 
onion chopped three
tomato two chopped
grated ginger half tsp
garli clove chopped three
green chilli chopped one
salt as per taste
oil to cook one tbsp
half tsp each of red chilli ,turmeric and coriander powder
pinch of garam masala powder.
chopped coriander leaves to garnish one tbsp
cumin seeds half tsp
heat oil in wok and add cumin seeds
once cumin seeds start spluttering
add ginger,garlic,green chilli and onions
keep frying till onions start changing their colour
add tomatoes and mix well
once tomatoes gets mixed with onions add
salt and masala mixture(red chilli,turmeric and corinader powder)
keep stirring on low flame till oil is seen along the sides
if the masala starts sticking add few drops of water and scrap from the sides
add required amount of water as desired (i usually like thick gravy so i add less water )
let the gravy boil ,once gravy starts boiling lower the flame and add chopped cottage cheese.
mix well and let it simmer for few minutes.
before removing from flame add pinch of garam masala and coriander leaves.
mix well and serve hot with pori or chapatis.
Recipe of Ajwain kachori
ingredient needed
wheat flour depending on your need
water to need the dough
salt as per taste
one tsp oil (for the dough)
ajwain seeds one tsp
mix all the ingredients and knead smooth dough
roll out in the shape of pooris but slightly thicker than pooris
heat oil in wok
once oil is hot lower the flame and slowly slide the kachodis
keep turning till the kachodis are brown from both side
serve hot with curry of choice .
Event entry
Poornima of tasty treats is on with My favourite things event theme this month being cheese ,event started by Bindiya of in luv with food.
Panner subji goes to her event .
Enjoy the week frens,..cee u all soon,..:-)