Monday, April 16, 2012

Chicken Tofu Fry

Chicken - 1lb
Tomato - 2 large
Tofu - 1 cup
Red chili powder - 2 tsp tbs
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Oil -1/4 cup
Salt to taste


Wash chicken and cut into bite pieces. Add turmeric, chili powder and salt to the chicken pieces and marinate it for 15 to 20 minutes. Heat oil in a pan, add the marinated chicken to it and squeeze the tomatoes and cover with the lid. Do not add water. Stir occasionally.

Meanwhile cut tofu into small pieces and keep aside. When the chicken pieces are fried nicely add tofu to it and mix well and fry for 2to 3 minutes.

Serve with steamed rice, chapathi.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Beetroot Rice

Rice - 1cup
Beetroot - 2 small
Red chili powder - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - Few
Green chilly -2 slit lengthwise
Salt as required
Oil - 2tbs

Cook the rice and keep aside. I used basmati rice. You can use any rice of your choice.

Peel the outer skin of the beetroot, wash nicely & grate it. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, when it splutters add curry leaves, green chili followed by the grated beetroot. Now add red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and mix it nicely and cover with the lid and allow it to get cooked. No need to add water. When it is done add the cooked rice to it, mix well and remove from fire.

Transfer to a plate and serve. Kids will love to eat colorful rice.