..last weekend we had a few guests for dinner . i decided to try something from blog friends contributions. so i started serching for recipes. & finally zeroed in on the following:
micro veg pulao (which i've already posted)
kadai chicken (maheswari's beyond the usual)
raw pappaya salad (thai dish)
Banana pudding (Asha's foodie hope) (forgot to take a picture !)
Kadai chicken i must say was simply superb ..i've tried recipes from her blog even before she is a chicken specialist. and for Asha's pudding i got loads of compliments esp from my 'Jeeju'. Thanks to Maheswari & Asha for such amazing recipes..for more of Maheswari's recipes click http://www.publishtoday.blogspot.com/
for Asha's recipes http://www.aromahope.blogspot.com/
Maheswari's Kadai Chicken
Prawn balchao recipe i shall post a lil' later..
Raw pappaya salad:
this is a Thai dish..very refreshing..
1.Raw pappaya (grated) - 3 cups
2.peanuts(coarsely ground) - 1 cup
3.green chillies - 2(chopped)
4.tomato - 1 (chopped)
5.tamarind juice - 1 tbsp
6.lemon juice - 1 tsp
7.sugar - 2 tbsp
8.soya sauce - 1 tbsp
9.chopped coriander - 2 tbsp
10.salt to taste
Mix all ingredients together & serve chilled..!!
very simple. healthy for children as well as adults who hate spinach.
1. Spinach - 1 small bunch
2. yoghurt - 1 cup
3. chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
4. roasted cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
5. black salt - a pinch
6. salt to taste
Whisk together curd, red chilly powder, roasted cumin powder, black salt & salt. Chill in the refrigerator.
Take spinach leaves in a small bowl. Blanch in MW for a minute or 2
Let spinach cool.Put in a blender & make a puree.
Before serving add the spinach puree to curd mix well & serve.