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Monday, May 31, 2010

Aloo Jeera!!!

Aloo Jeera is a simple sidedish and very tasty. It can be a sidedish for Chapathi or Hot Rasam Rice.

Here goes the Recipe.

Potatoes - 4 nos
Garam Masala - 1/2 tspn
Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tspn(As per your taste)
Oil - 2 tspns
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Jeera/Cumin seeds - 1 tspn
Hing - a pinch
Ginger/Garlic Paste(Optional)

Boil potatoes in pressure cooker for 3 to 4 whistles. Cool it and peel the skin. Cut into big pieces.
Heat a Kadai, add oil, mustard wait till it splutters. Add Hing and Jeera fry for a minute.
Add Potatoes, salt and masala powder. Mix well and cook in low flame till the raw smell goes.
Do not roast it and break the potatoes.

Aloo Jeera is ready to serve. I enjoyed with Chapathi.

This is going off to CWS - Cumin Seeds Event by Priya hosted here by me at Sara's Corner.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Am back with Green Gram Carrot Salad

Hi Friends,

Am back after my break in India. Thank you for all your comments and entries for CWS - Cumin Seeds Event.

If you have not sent in your entries do send it soon as event ends on 31st May.

Here goes the recipe for simple and healthy salad.

Sprouted Green Gram(Raw) - 1 cup (How to make sprouts? click here)
Carrot (Grated) - 2 tspns
Fresh Coconut(Grated) - 1 tspn
Lemon juice - 1/2 tspn(optional)

Mix all the above in a bowl and Serve. This can be served anytime and for lunch box too.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Cooking with Seeds - Cumin Seeds an Event Announcement!!!

Hi Friends,

This month event is Cooking with Seeds - Cumin Seeds an event started by Priya of Priya's Easy and Tasty Recipes. I would like to thank Priya for giving me an opportunity for hosting this event.


Rules for the event.
1. Prepare any vegetarian dish using Cumin Seeds/ Jeera and post between now and 31st May. (Only vegetarian no eggs please).

2. Please linkback to this event announcement and Priya's Event link. Use of Logo is appreciated.

3. Email me at with Subject CWS - Cumin Seeds and following details.

- Your Name
- Blog name
- Recipe Name
- Recipe URL
- Picture with size 300 x 300 pixels

4. Archived entries should be reposted with event linked back.

5. Non-bloggers too can participate in this event, send in your recipe by email with or without a photograph.

6. Multiple entries are accepted.

7. Round up will be posted in June.

Please feel free to leave your comments. Hope you enjoy the participation @ Sara's Corner.

Looking forward for your entries.

Saraswathi Iyer

* I am on vacation will join back soon. So please send in your entries to my mail.


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