Thursday, 20 December 2012

Poppy with Potato Curry


Poppy with Potato Curry
  1. 4 medium size potato
  2. 3 green chilli
  3. 5 tbsps poppy seeds(khus khus)
  4. 3 tbsps mustard oil
  5. 1 tea spoon turmeric powder
  6. 1 tbsps red chilli powder
  7. Salt to taste
  8. 1 tbsps sugar
  9. 1 glass water.


  • Peeled the potatoes and cut into cube size .
  • Wash it and keep aside.
  • Grind poppy seeds(khus khus) with 2 green chilli.
  • Add little water into it and make a thick paste.
  • Heat oil in a cookware.
  • Add potatoes and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • After that add poppy seeds paste.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
  • Reduce heat and stir well.
  • Slit 1 green chilli and add with it.
  • Cook for few seconds.
  • Add sugar and mix well.
  • Add water and cover the cook ware.
  • Cook until potatoes boil proerly and water becomes dry.
          Serve hot with plain rice, roti.


           Before grind soak poppy seeds in warm water for 10 to 15 minutes to paste quickly.
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Lodge Pro Logic 14" Cast Iron Wok, Black

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Quick Tandoori Chicken

Quick Tandoori Chicken

  1.  1 kg chicken thigh
  2. 4 tbsps ginger paste
  3. 5 tbsps garlic paste
  4. 4-5 tbsps butter
  5. 1 cup curd
  6. 1tbsps turmeric powder
  7. 3 tbsps red chilli powder
  8. 2 tbsps ground cinnamon stick
  9. 4 ground clove
  10. 3 tbsps ground cumin seeds
  11. 1 tbsps sugar
  12. 2 tbsps lemon juice
  13. Salt to taste


  • Take the chicken pieces and wash.
  • Slit into the body of chicken pieces lightly.
  • Now take a bowl and mix ginger-garlic paste.
  • Add little water into it.
  • Take big bowl and placed the chicken pieces.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and massage into the chicken pieces.
  • Add lemon juice and again massage very well.
  • Now add  ground cumin, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, ground clove and  ground cinnamon.
  • Add salt.
  • All spices massage into chicken pieces.
  • Keep it in the fridge for 1 hours.
  • After an hour add curd and again keep it into fridge.
  • Next preheat Convection Toaster Oven to 440 F.
  • Take a backing tray/wire rack and placed foil paper under the rack properly.
  • Put the pieces on the wire rack.
  • Brush up melted butter and bake for 20 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes turn to bake opposite side.
  • Then also brush up melted butter.
  • Bake again for 10 minutes.
  • When it looks nice golden brown check the chicken done or not.
  • If necessary bake another 5 minutes.
  • Finnaly placed on serving plate.
          Serve hot with raita.


          If want more spicy add 1 tbsps red chilli more. 
          Check in the mean time that chicken pieces are not burning.
I used  amazon Convection Toaster Oven to cook this chicken tandoori recipe.Nice Stainless steel finish.You can buy it to click above link.
Convection Toaster Oven

Sunday, 16 December 2012

Green Peas Puri

Green Peas Puri 


  1. 4 cups flour/maida
  2.  white oil for frying
  3. 2 cups green peas
  4. 1 tbsps ginger juice
  5. 2-3 pinch cumin seeds
  6. 1 dry red chilli
  7. 2 tbsps fennel seeds
  8. 1 tbsps red chilli powder 
  9. 1 tbsps sugar
  10. Salt to taste
  11. 1-2 cups water


  • Take a pan and heat it.
  • Dry roast red chilli and cumin seeds until deep brown.
  • Next grind it and keep aside.
  • Take a big bowl and add flour, salt and 1 tbsps white oil.
  • Add water and make a dough and keep aside
  • Grind green peas and make a paste with little water.
  • Now take a pan and heat 2-3 tbsps oil.
  • Add  peas paste into it.
  • Stir well and add salt to taste.
  • Add roasted masala, chilli powder and fennel seeds.
  • Add sugar and cook it for few minutes on low flame.
  • Make small balls from flour/maida dough.
  • Stuff peas paste into balls and again make a ball very carefully.
  • Make like chapati or roti with stuffed balls.
  • Repeat it to make one by one.
  • Take a bottomed vessel and pour oil to deep fry.
  • Heat oil and drop stuffed roti.
  • Fry both side until light brown and press slowly with spatula.
         Serve hot with potato curry, chana dal,mutton kasha, chicken kasha.


              To make flour dough use warm water.

I used Lodge Pro Logic 14" Cast Iron Wok, Black nonstick bottomed vessel for frying peas puri.
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