Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Weekend Meal - Aloo Matar Wadi curry with Ajwain Kachodi

It's been more then a week since I am back from India,things have been pretty hectic since past few months but I am glad that things are back to normal .
Advays summer break is on so most of the time is spent entertraining him which includes trip to library,playground ,swimming class and other numerous things to keep him busy till his school opens.

Coming back to today's post sharing with you all lunch platter which I prepared this weekend.
recipe of ajwain kachodi blogged here
recipe of onion tomato raita blogged here

 For the semidry Aloo matar wadi curry
Homemade moong dal wadi half cup
Potato two cubed
Onion one chopped coarsely
half cup green peas
Tomato one chopped coarsely
Garlic two cloves chopped coarsely
Salt as per taste
Oil to cook
Whole masala
Cumin one tsp
Asafetida pinch
Dry red chili three crushed
bay leaves two crushed
green cardamom two
powdered masala
red chili powder half tsp
turmeric powder pinch
coriander powder half tsp

heat one fourth tsp oil in non stick pan
once hot lower the flame and stir fry moong dal wadis
once they start changing colour remove from flame and keep aside.
In the same non stick pan add half tsp oil
and add whole masala and lower the flame
add chopped onion and garlic and keep stirring
once onion starts changing colour add tomato
and powdered masala followed by salt
keep stirring till oil is seen along the sides
add cubed potato,stirfried wadis and green pea
fry everything for two to three minutes
transfer the content to pressure cooker
and pressure cook for one to two whistles.
serve warm with poori,raita and pickle .
for other wadi /bari recipe blogged on asan khana click here
linking this post to Weekend wrap up 38 hosted by Colours Dekor.
Thats all friends,will catch up with you all soon
take care and happy blogging.