Saturday, 31 October 2015

Kumro Aloor Chechki ar Trikona Porotha Pumpkin and Potatao Stir fry with Triangle Paratha

Kumro Aloor Chechki ar Trikona Porotha
Pumpkin and Potatao Stir fry with Triangle Paratha 



Chechki in Bengali is stir frying of vegetables which is had with Luchi
(Puri), Paratha or Rice. There are many types of vegetables used to make  chechkis... Like Kumro Aloo, Patol (Pointed Gourd) Aloo, Pholkopi Aloo or Aloo which are had mostly with Luchis and Paratha for breakfast or dinner. Muloor (Radish) Chechki, Badakopir (Cabbage) Chechki or Kacha Peper (Raw Papaya) Chechki is made differently and usually is served for lunch with rice.

Kumro Aloor Chechki
Ingredients
2 cups of Pumpkin with skin cut lengthwise into thin strips
3 medium size Potatoes peeled and cut lengthwise into thin strips as Pumpkin
3 Green Chillies Slit
1/2 tsp Nigella Seeds
1/4 tsp  Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 tbsp Mustard oil

Method
Heat mustard oil in a wok. Add the chillies and the Nigella seeds, let it crackle. Add the potatoes, stir fry it for 2 minutes on a medium high flame. Add the pumpkins, salt and turmeric powder. Stir fry it for 3 minutes. Sprinkle little water once or twice in between the cooking, cover and cook stirring it occasionally till vegetables are tender. Serve with hot Paratha or Luchi


Trikona Paratha
Parathas are made from All Purpose flour and fried in ghee or oil.
Ingredients
2 cups All Purpose Flour
1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
Salt to taste
4 tbsp of Melted Ghee

Method
In a mixing bowl, add All purpose flour, wheat flour and salt. Mix it. Add 1/2 tbsp ghee. Mix it, add water as per required to knead a semi soft dough. Knead the dough for 5 minutes. Cover and keep for 30 minutes. Divide the dough in to lemon size equal portions. Take a portion roll the dough. Brush little ghee. Fold it into half. Again brush little ghee, fold it into a triangle. Sprinkle little flour and roll the dough out into a big triangle. Take  skillet, let it heat. Add the rolled triangle. Cook it from both the sides for a minute each. Brush ghee on both the sides, and cook till brown.