Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Lemony Spaghetti

Hola Amigos !!
                       Can we think of pasta in minutes ?? Yes it is possible with this recipe, which is an instant fulfilment to an empty stomach :) :).It is very yummy and easy to cook.

This is what you need :

Pasta - 100 gms (Spaghetti)
Lemon Juice - 2 tbsp
Olive Oil - 2 tbsp
Parmesan Cheese - 2 tbsp
Chestnut Mushrooms - 6( cut into halves)
Ground Pepper - 1 tsp
Garlic - 2 ( grated)
Salt - to taste
Italian Seasoning - 1 tsp
Basil (Fresh) & Parsley - few leaves

This is how you do :

1. Boil pasta according to the instruction in the packet and take 1/4 cup of boiled pasta and keep it separately.
2. In a kadai add Olive oil and after it is hot add grated garlic,chestnut mushrooms and toss them for few minutes.
3. In a mixing bowl add boiled pasta ,tossed mushroom mix ,Italian Seasoning,Ground Pepper, Salt, Lemon Juice, Pasta boiled water and Parmesan Cheese and mix everything together.
4. Garnish it with fresh basil and parsley and serve it hot.

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Cabbage and Onion Pakoda and My First Blog Award..

Hola Amigos !!!
                          My hubby loves the word "instant snacks" and that is when I made this  yummy snack. It became an instant delight to both of us :) I tried this as an onion and cabbage combo and it was a super hit.

 I am happy to share the awards I got from my blogger friends  Gayathri and Hema !!

I would like to pass this blogger award to Farah,Nupur,Anu,Shobha,Maha ....

This is what you need :
Cabbage - 1/2 cup( chopped )
Onion- 1/2 cup ( chopped)
Green Chilies - 3 ( finely chopped)
Ginger - 1/2 inch ( finely chopped)
Curry leaves - 2 springs( chopped)
Rice Flour - 3 tbsp
Gram Flour/Besan - 1/4 cup
Salt - to taste
Oil - to fry

This is how you do :
1. Mix cabbage ,onion,green chilies,ginger,curry leaves and salt in a bowl and wait for a few minutes. This will release some water from the mixture, which is sufficient to mix all the ingredients.
2. After five Minutes add the rice flour and slowly add gram flour until the mixture is completely coated with the dry ingredients.
3. Heat oil in kadai and after it is hot sprinkle the mixture over hot oil and take them out after they become golden brown.