Thursday, 26 March 2015

Moong Dal Dosa

Moong dal is very nutritious as we all know.This is another way of including it in your diet apart from the normal rice-dal.So if you have never had before try and enjoy these crispy moong flavoured dosas.. :)

moong dal(1 cup)
urad dal(1/2 cup)
green chillies(2-3)
coriander leaves/dhaniya patta
cumin seeds/jeera

Wash the dals and soak them overnight or for 4-5 hours.
Grind the dals to a fine paste with little water.
Add salt,jeera,chopped green chillies and coriander leaves.
Heat a non-stick tawa.
Drizzle few drops of oil.
Take a laddle full of batter and prepare dosas.
When it becomes light brown turn it.
Serve hot dosas with chutney/sauce of your choice.

Monday, 23 March 2015

Green Peas Paratha/ Matar Paratha

This lip-smacking paratha is a better option if you are not in a mood to have deep fried kachoris :) What I mean to say is with the same inside stuffing of peas, you can have stuffed puris/kachoris or parathas.Not much ingredients required and yet you can enjoy this unique stuffed paratha..

Ingredients -
For the dough :
atta/wheat flour

For the stuffing :
green peas/matar
green chillies
roasted masala(coriander and cumin/dhaniya,jeera)

Method -
Knead the flour with some salt, oil and water.
Keep the dough aside covered.
Grind the peas with some green chillies and ginger to a paste.
Do not add water, let it be dry.
Dry roast some dhaniya and jeera seeds and grind them to a powder.
Heat a non-stick pan.
Add ghee. Once hot add hing.
Now add the ground paste and stir.
Add the freshly ground masala, salt as per taste and a pinch of sugar.
Let it cook for some more time.
Once done, remove it from flame and let it cool.
Make balls out of the dough.
Add stuffing inside each ball.
Roll into a roti with the help of a rolling pin.
Heat a tawa and fry the paratha on both sides with ghee.
Serve hot parathas with dum aloo or any sabji of your choice :-)