Sunday, November 9, 2008

Onion Bhaji

2 medium onions, finely sliced
1 cup besan
chopped cilantro
6 minced green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds,crushed
1 tsp coriander seeds,crushed
1tsp fennel seeds(saunf),crushed
salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

Mix salt into the onions.Add the rest of the ingredients into the onions and sprinkle a little water to make a thick batter.
Heat the oil and add teaspoons of batter into the oil, fry till bhajjis are golden. Drain on paper towels. serve with ketchup and coriander chutney.

Tomato Rasam

Kamath Maayi made this especially for me this morning and I loved this Rasam with a twist.Here's the recipe.

Jeera -2 tbsp
pepper -2 tbsp
garlic -10cloves
turmeric-1/4 tsp
red chillies-4
curry leaves

Boil tomatoes in 3 cups of water and mash it.
Add salt.
Crush jeera and pepper in coffee grinder and set it aside.
Peel and crush garlic.
Heat oil for tempering.Add mustard seeds, redchillies,garlic,jeera pepper pwd,turmeric and curry leaves.Saute for a couple min's and add this to the rasam. Finally,add cilantro.