Friday, 24 July 2015

Idli chat, Burnt garlic and methi rice and Herb salad

Indo  western with leftovers.  Idli chat, Rice with burnt garlic, methi leaves and paneer , and herb salad with marinated mango and sea salt.

Idli chat
Ingredients:
Some left over Idli batter
Curd 1 cup
Sweet tamarind chutney 2 tbsp
Chat masala 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder 1/2 tsp
Salt and sugar to taste
Coriander leaves
Sev 4 tbsp

Method:
Fry the Idli batter in hot oil into small balls. Mix the curd with sugar and salt. Add the fried balls. Sprinkle chat masala, chilli powder. Put the sweet tamarind chutney. Add coriander leaves and sev.

Burnt garlic and methi rice

Ingredients:
garlic chopped 4 tbsp
methi chopped 4 tbsp
Green chillies 1tsp
Paneer    1/2 cup cut in to small cubes
olive oil 2 tbsp
butter 1 tbsp
Cooked rice 2 cups
Salt to taste
Lime juice 1 tbsp
Sweet chilli sauce 2 tbsp
Chopped almonds 2 tsp

Method
Take olive oil in a vessel and heat it up. Add chopped garlic. Let it brown well. Add methi leaves , green chillies and paneer. Saute it well. Add the rice, salt, lime juice, sweet chilli sauce and butter. Mix well and the rice is ready to serve. Garnish with chopped almonds.

Herb salad
Ingredients
Cucumber, onion and tomato  chopped
1 each
Herbs - Basil and Bramhi
Sea salt to taste
Marinated raw mango chopped  1 tbsp
( small raw mangoes marinated in sea salt kept in a jar)
Method
Mix all the ingredients together.