Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Ramadan Nonbu Congee (Vegetarian)

Ramadan month means Fasting,which is compulsory for each and every Muslim who has reached the age above 7 yrs .There is a meal before dawn, which is called ‘Suhur’.In the evening immediately after the sunset, the Muslim should break his fast which is called ‘Ifthar’, When one of you breaks fast he should do so with some dates, And in our home with the dates we used to break fast with this Conjee and vadai / sundal /Bajji/Samosas and fruit juice. For this Ramadan month  and i just want to share with u all. Before i shared this recipe in Spice india online
              This Congee is very good for ur stomach.There are many varieties of preparing this Congee, We can prepare it with meat or more vegetables also. In my in-laws place they don't add meat, and im a vegetarian i don't prefer meat.This recipe i learned it from my mom in law. I miss my mom in law and my family in this Ramadan. Anyways me and my family wishing  u all Ramadan Kareem.
Raw rice – ¾ cup
Moong dhal – ¼ cup
Fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp
Chopped Onion – 3 tbsp
Chopped tomato – 1 ½ tbsp
Green chili – 2no
Corriander leaves – Hand full
Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp
Cinnamon – 1 inch
Cloves – 2no
Cardomen -  1 no
Coconut milk (diluted )- 1 cup
Salt as required
Soak rice, moong dhal and fenugreek together in water for 10min.
Take a pressure cooker, add required amount of oil and splutter the spices.  Add the onion and fry till transparent.

Now add the tomatoes fry for a min, then add  green chili , coriander leaves, ginger and garlic paste with the soaked rice, dhal and fenugreek. Add 4 cups full of water and close the cooker. Cook for 3 whistle, wait till  the pressure comes down. Open the cooker and add the coconut milk.

this congee should be a bit watery so adjust the water in congee and Cook in sim for 10 min. stir continuously. Serve hot.
Im sending this to Fasting to feasting Event by Lubna 

French Fries Chat - Blog Hop Wednesdays

Blog Hop Wednesday this week, I had a nice time seeing recipes of Vatsala – Show and tell. She has a wonderful blog with new recipes. For this time I tried French fries chat, it is a new recipe for me and i had all the available ingredients with me. And my daughter is a fan of French fries, this recipe was ultimate tasty one for her. I have reduced the quantity here, in her recipe she made for 3 cups; I made only for 1 cup. my daughter loved this recipe, before i could take a snap of it, it went off very fast. some how with the rest of the fries i took a snap.So here we go in to recipe.
French fries   1 cup
Capsicum ½ cup
Onion ¼ cup
Chat masala according to taste
Chili Sauce 2tsp
Tomato Ketchup 3tsp
Soya Sauce 1tsp
Coriander leaves for garnish
Mix hot French fries, capsicum and onion in a vessel.
Add salt and chat masala according to your taste.
Add all the sauce and mix well.
Adjust the quantity of sauce per your taste.
It is ready to enjoy.
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