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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Mushroom Pepper Stir Fry

  • Onion (diced) - 1 small
  • Capsicum (diced) -1 no
  • Baby bella mushroom - 2 cup
  • Garlic (crushed) - 3 pod
  • Pepper powder - 1 tsp
  • Gingely oil - 2 tbsp
  • Soy Sauce - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

  • Clean and cut each mushroom into half and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add onion and garlic into it and saute for a minute.
  • Add mushroom and salt into it and mix well.
  • Let it cook for 5 minutes in medium heat.
  • Add bell pepper into it and mix well.
  • Cook all the ingredients together  for another 2 minutes (until soft and cooked, do not over cook the bell pepper).
  • Add pepper powder and soy sauce and stir well.
  • Cook for a minute and remove from fire and serve.

Recommended Combination: Serve hot with rice / chappathi.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Mango Halwa

This is a simple, tasty and easy recipe of mango halwa.

  • Mango pulp - 2 cup (from 4 ripe alphonso mango)
  • Sugar - 1- 1¼  cup (according to your taste)
  • Corn starch - ½ cup
  • Ghee - 3 tsbp
  • Cashew nuts - 10 nos
  • Almonds - 10 nos
  • Cardamom Powder - 2 pinch

  • Dilute the corn starch with ½ cup of water and keep aside.
  • Heat a heavy bottomed pan and add little ghee and lightly roast cashew nut and almond.
  • Remove the roasted nuts from ghee and let it cool.
  • Crush the nuts and keep it aside.
  • Add the remaining ghee into the pan.
  • Add mango pulp into it and stir continuously.
  • Let it boil in medium heat.
  • Add sugar into it and stir continuously for 2 minutes.
  • Gradually add corn starch mix into it and stir continuosly (to avoid making lumps).
  • Add cardamon powder and chopped nuts and stir well.
  • Stir continuously for 40-45 minutes, the mixture will change the colour and reduce in quantity.
  • When the mixture begin to come from the side of the pan, transfer it into a greased plate.
  • Let it cool for about 2 hours and cut them into desired shape and  serve.