Monday, May 15, 2017

Salsa Rice

White rice/ basmati rice- 1.5 cup
Salsa (thick, chunky & mild) - 1 cup
Chopped cilantro-4 tsp
Olive oil- 2 tsp

Wash and drain rice. Mix rice, salsa, oil, and half of chopped cilantro and cook with required amount of water, in a rice cooker. Sprinkle the rest of the cilantro and serve hot.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Onion Pakoda/ Crispy Onion Fritters

Onion, medium sized- 1
Gram flour/ Besan/ കടല മാവ് -1 cup
Red chilly powder -1 tsp
Water-1/2 cup
Oil for frying

1. Thinly slice onions

2. Combine gram flour, red chilly powder, and salt in a large bowl.

3. Add water to make a smooth batter and mix well.

4. Add the sliced onions into the batter. Nicely coat onions with batter using a spoon/fork.

5. Get a frying pan and heat oil. Take a spoon full of coated onions and spread it over the pan. Repeat the process and make sure not to overcrowd the pan. Flip pakoras when one side is done. Fry both sides until they become light brown.

Serve warm with ketchup or cilantro chutney.