Monday, May 21, 2012

Indian Veg Thali - Chapati with Alloo Bhujia,Palak Dal and raita

Weekend was preety hectic but still i managed to cook decent meal ,help Advay with his homework and do other chores.For Sunday's dinner prepares this delicious Chicken Curry from Srivalli's blog which i paired with plain rice and a simple salad.Thanks a ton for sharing the recipe Srivalli,will be preparing this soon again.
For today's post sharing with you all a simple and delicious thali which i can have anytime ,this one is perfect for weekends too,as this dal can be prepared with leftover toor dal ,and the fried  rice is prepared with leftover rice.With crispy Alloo bhujia and refreshing cucumber onion raita nothing can beat this meal specially in summers.

Recipe name Alloo Bhujia /crispy spiced potatoes 
Recipe source my  mom's kitchen
preparation time 10 mins
cooking time 20 mins
Peeled and Cubed potatoes kept in water three
dried red chili shredded one
fenugreek seeds one tsp
asafoetida one fourth tsp
salt as per taste
turmeric powder half tsp
mustard oil one tbsp
Heat oil in non stick pan,once hot lower the flame
add fenugreek seeds,dried red chili and asafoetida
let it splutter add drained potatoes
sprinkle salt and turmeric powder
fry for a minute and cover and cook on low flame.
after five minutes mix everything again and cook till its done.
serve warm with chapati,dal,rice and raita.
For fried rice flavoured with mustard and curry leaves
heat half tsp oil in the same pan in which potatoes were cooked
once hot add pinch of mustard,few curry leaves and a crushed dried red chili
add leftover rice and fry everything for two to three mins
serve warm.

Spinach dal recipe blogged here .
Cucumber raita recipe blogged here 
Linking this post to
Indian Thali Mela hosted by Srivalli of Cooking for all seasons.
The Weekly Story Week 79  hosted by Colours Dekor.
Thats all friends,wish you all happy week ahead.
Take care and Happy Blogging.