Sunday, December 27, 2009

Shenga Hindi (Groundnut Chutney Pudi ) / Peanut Cutney Pudi

Shenga Hindi(Groundnut Chutney Pudi )  is North Karnatakaspecial chutney. It can be stored for many days.


Roasted Groundnut - 1 cup (100 gms)
Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp (According to your taste)
Garlic pods - 5-6
Jeera powder - 1/2 tbsp
Salt to taste

Method to prepare:
First grind the roasted groundnut. Make the garlic paste.
Now take all the ingredients and mix well then grind it coarsely.
Its done, So simple no, anyone can do it.
It tastes good with hot rice and ghee, chapathi's and also roti's specially Jolad(jowar) rotti.
Shenga Hindi can be stored for many days.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Palak Paneer

Fresh finely chopped spinach : 4 Cups
Paneer           : 250 gm
Tomatoes         : 2
Chopped Ginger   : 1 tsp
Coriander powder : 1 tsp
Turmeric powder  : 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder: 1/2 tsp
Oil              : 1 tblsp
Cumin seed (jeera): 1/2 tsp
Salt as per your taste

Blend the spinach just for a minute.
Blend also the tomatoes and ginger to make puree.
Cube the paneer in about half inch pieces and deep fry them on medium high heat till they turn light golden color.
Heat the oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and let them dance(splitter).
Now add the tomato puree mixture, coriander powder, turmeric and red chilli powder and let it cook until the tomato puree is about half in volume.
Add the spinach and allow it cook on low medium heat for about 10 minutes covered.
Add paneer and fold it gently with spinach and let it simmer for a 2-3 minutes.
Palak Paneer is ready to serve.You can serve this palak paneer with nan or tandori roti.


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