Food luvrs

It is said that way to mans heart is through his stomach so to impress Ur dear ones i would like to share some of my recipes which are konkani and also non Konkani traditional food. I have learn t them from different people, books, watching different TV programs, internet etc due to my interest in cooking and the guidance from my dearest Mom. I must admit most part of inspiration has come to me from my mother who is an excellent cook. i know i cant match with her still i would like to do good cause of sharing the recipes thr my blog and would be happy to hear success stories from you who have tried recipes posted here. It would be my pleasure, if you’ve benefited in some way by what you read on this blog.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Idli manchuri

 20 nos Idly(small, madras chinna idli)
 1/2 cup Spring onions
 1 Onion, chopped
 1/2 Capsicum, chopped
 5-6 Garlic pods, chopped
 1" Ginger, chopped
 Salt - As reqd
 3tsp Red chilli paste, soak a few red chillies in warm water and grind to paste, you may add 1 - 2 garlc to it
 1/2 tsp Pepper powder
 1tbsp Soya sauce
 1/4 tsp Red colour (optional)
 2 tbsp Tomato ketchup or any tomato sauce
 1/2 tsp Vinegar
 Ajinomoto - A pinch
 Oil for frying

  1. Deep fry the idlies in very hot oil and fry till crisp and golden brown from outside. Remove and cool.
  2. Heat a little oil in a pan or a kadai. Add chopped garlic, ginger and onions. Fry till translucent.
  3. Add capsicum pieces and fry for a min. Add red chilli paste and saute. Add all the other sauces and fry well. Add the colour, vinegar and ajinomotto. Add salt and pepper and saute.
  4. Add the idli pieces and mix well, till all the pieces are coated well with masala. Mix in 3/4 of the spring onions.
  5. Garnish with the remaining spring onions.

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