July 15, 2013

Dimer Khichuri

Serves 2 persons


1. Sona masoori rice 2/3 cup
2. Masoor dal 1/2 cup
3. Egg 2
4. Onion 1 medium size chopped and 1 small chopped
5. Green chilies 2 chopped
6. Ginger and garlic paste 2 tablespoons
7. Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon
8. Tomato 1 large chopped
9.  Salt as per taste
10.Mustard oil 2 tablespoons and vegetable oil 1 tablespoon


1. Wash the rice and dal together and boil them in a large pan till rice and dal are cooked enough. Off the oven and keep them aside.
2. Take each egg break into a bowl add salt, chopped onion & green chili and beat well. Now heat vegetable oil in a non-stick pan and fry omelets ,cut the omelets  and keep aside.
2. Now heat the mustard oil in a wok and fry the onion and ginger garlic paste till golden brown.
3. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes become soft and pulpy. Now add turmeric and salt and fry till oil separates from the masala.
4. When oil start separating from the masala add the boiled dal and rice along with the boiled water was with them and stir well to mix them with the masala.
5. Now bring the mixture to a nice boil for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes add the omelet pieces into the khichuri and boil for couple of minutes.

Serve the hot khichuri with the omelets pieces.

July 10, 2013

Biulir Dal & Jhinge Aloo Posto


For Dal:

1. Urad Dal or Biulir Dal 1/2 cup washed and boiled
2. Bay leaf 1 large
3. Fennel Seeds 2 tablespoons
4. Red chili whole 2
5. Ginger ,fennel seed and green chili paste 2 teaspoons
6. Vegetable oil 1 teaspoon
7. Asafetida 1/4 teaspoon
8. Salt and sugar as per taste

For Posto:

1. Ridge gourd 2 large peeled and chopped
2. Potatoes 2 large
3. Poppy seed paste 4-5 tablespoons
4. Green chilies 2
5. Vegetable oil 2 tablespoons
6. Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
7. Salt as per taste


Biulir Dal:

1. Heat oil in a pan and add bay leaf, fennel seeds, red chili, asafetida and fry for few seconds and then add the boiled dal and some water, bring the dal to a nice boil for 10 minutes. adjust salt and sugar to taste.
2. Before off the oven add the ginger, chili & fennel paste to the dal and mix it very well and off the oven and pour on a bowl.

Jhinge Posto:

1. Heat oil in a pan and add green chilies to it. Now add the potatoes and fry till they become golden brown. 
2. Now add the ridge gourd and fry for couple of minutes. Then add the salt, turmeric and poppy seed paste and cook posto covered on low heat till the potatoes become cooked.
3. When the potatoes are cooked enough higher the heat and fry the posto till all the water which came out from the ridge gourd evaporates.
4. When the water will be evaporated fry for for couple of minutes and off the oven.

Serve "Jhinge Aloo Posto & Biulir Dal" with steamed rice as lunch.