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Chick pea & Peanut Salad

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Today I had planned to make Aloo (Colacassio),so had soaked some peanuts and chickpeas,but couldn’t buy aloo leaves on my from work as it was raining very heavily.

Now I was left with soaked chickpeas and peanuts,so tried something out of it which tasted yummy….

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Chickpeas.

1/2 cup Peanuts.

1/4 cup Chopped Onion.

1/4 cup Chopped Tomato.

1/4 cup Chopped Green Capsicum.

Rock salt to taste

Pepper powder to taste.

5 flakes Garlic chopped.

2 tsp Olive oil.

1/2 tsp Lime jiuce.

Method:

Clean and soak Chick pea and Peanuts for 8 hours.

Pressure cook in cooker till 5 whistles.

After the pressure of the cooker is released,drain and let cool.

In a big bowl mix all the above ingredients,stir well.

Serve immediately or chill and serve.

Tip:You can also add chopped cucumber,lettuce,mint leaves,boiled corns or crumbled panner to this. to this

Happy Cooking !!!

Sameera

 

Mixed Vegetable Raita

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Ingredients:

2 cup Curds diluted with 1 cup water.

1 cup  Finely chopped  Onion,tomato,cucumber and corriander.

1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies.

1/2 tsp Sugar.

1/4 tsp roasted Jeera powder.

Pinch of Black pepper powder.

1/8 tsp Chat masala.

Method:

In a bowl mix together curds,salt,sugar,pepper powder,chat masala,chopped green chillies  and roasted jeera powder.

Whisk till smooth,add chopped veges and mix well.

Remove in a serving bowl and top with chopped corriander leaves.

Serve chilled with Biryani or Pulao of your choice.

Happy Cooking !!!

Sameera.

Sweet Corn Raita

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Ingredients:

2 cup Curds.

1 cup  boiled and drained sweet corn kernels

1 tbsp chopped Corriander leaves.

1/2 tsp Sugar.

1/4 tsp roasted Jeera powder.

Pinch of Black pepper powder.

1/8 tsp Chat masala.

Method:

In a bowl mix together curds,salt,sugar,pepper powder,chat masala and roasted jeera powder.

Whisk till smooth,add boiled corn kernels and mix well.

Remove in a serving bowl and top with chopped corriander leaves.

Serve chilled with Biryani or Pulao of your choice.

Happy Cooking !!!

Sameera.

Aloo Raita

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Ingredients:

2 cup Curds.

1 cup  boiled,peeled & cubed potatoes.

1 tbsp chopped Corriander leaves.

1/2 tsp Sugar.

1/4 tsp roasted Jeera powder.

Pinch of Black pepper powder.

1/8 tsp Chat masala.

Method:

In a bowl mix together curds,salt,sugar,pepper powder,chat masala and roasted jeera powder.

Whisk till smooth,add potato cubes and mix well.

Remove in a serving bowl and top with chopped corriander leaves.

Serve chilled with Biryani or Pulao of your choice.

Happy Cooking !!!

Sameera.

Carrot Raita

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Ingredients:

2 cup Curds.

1 cup  grated Carrot.

1/2 tsp Sugar.

1/4 tsp roasted Jeera powder.

Pinch of Black pepper powder.

1/8 tsp Chat masala.

Method:

Deskin and finely grate carrots.

In a bowl mix together curds,salt,sugar,pepper powder,chat masala and roasted jeera powder.

Whisk till smooth,add grated carrot and mix well.

Remove in a serving bowl and top with grated carrot.

Serve chilled with Biryani or Pulao of your choice.

Happy Cooking !!!

Sameera.

Boondi Raita

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Ingredients:

2 cup Curds diluted with 2 cups water.

1 cup  Khari Boondi

1 tbsp chopped Corriander leaves.

1/2 tsp Sugar.

1/4 tsp roasted Jeera powder.

Pinch of Black pepper powder.

1/8 tsp Chat masala.

1/4 tsp Chilli powder

Method:

In a bowl mix together diluted curds,salt,sugar,pepper powder,chat masala and roasted jeera powder.

Whisk till smooth,add boondi and mix well.

Remove in a serving bowl and top with chopped corriander leaves.

Serve chilled with Biryani or Pulao of your choice.

Happy Cooking !!!

Sameera.

Onion Raita

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Ingredients:

2 cup Curds.

1 cup  Finely sliced Onions

1 tbsp chopped Corriander leaves.

1/2 tsp Sugar.

1/4 tsp roasted Jeera powder.

Pinch of Black pepper powder.

1/8 tsp Chat masala.

Method:

Deskin and finely slice Onions.

In a bowl mix together curds,salt,sugar,pepper powder,chat masala and roasted jeera powder.

Whisk till smooth,add sliced onions and mix well.

Remove in a serving bowl and top with chopped corriander leaves.

Serve chilled with Biryani or Pulao of your choice.

Happy Cooking !!!

Sameera.