Tuesday, May 20

A Meme, An Award and Pav bhaji

A Meme
Jamie of Flavor Pantry has tagged me for the Top 10 pictures meme. Thanks Jamie and here are my Top ten pictures.
Rasmalai Veg Manchurian and Fried Rice

PaniyaramGobi 65Ragda pattiesVegetable cutlets
An Award

I got the Yummy blog award from Shri of Eminent life. Thanks shri for the Award.
"Yummy Blog award was first conceptualized by Roopa of Kitchen Treats. Yummy blog award is the award given to the blog with the most yummy recipes/photos."
Rules for the ‘Yummy Blog’ award Receiver:
The person who receives the award should display the “Yummy Blog !” logo on their blog and also the meaning of the award which is “Yummy blog award is the award given to the blog with most yummy recipes/photos”. The receiver should also quote their favorite yummy-licious :) dessert(s) that they have prepared/eaten.
My Favourite desserts are
1)Rasmalai
2)Badam halwa
3)cashew katli
4)mysorepa
5)Gulabjamoon
I would like to pass on this award to Sia of Monsoon spice as she has got lovely recipes and photos in her blog.
Pav Bhaji
Ingredients
potatoes-3
carrot- chopped 1 cup
peas- 1 cup
cauliflower- a few florets
capsicum- 1 chopped finely
onions-2 medium chopped finely
tomatoes-3 big chopped finely or ground to paste
ginger- 1 " piece
garlic- 3 cloves
green chilli-1
chilli powder- 1/2 tsp or acc to taste
pav bhaji masala- 2 tsp(I use everest brand)
adjust chilli powder and pav bhaji masala according to taste.
butter- 1 tbsp or acc to taste
coriander leaves- a few chopped finely
lemon- 1/2
oil- 2 tbsp or slightly less
salt to taste
Pav buns or dinner rolls

Method
For Bhaji
Pressure cook potatoes, carrot , peas and cauliflower . Drain water and mash slightly.
grind ginger , garlic and green chilli into a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan and then add chopped onions. Fry till they become transparent and add ginger, garlic and green chilli paste. Fry for a couple of minutes and add the chopped or ground tomatoes. Fry till it becomes mushy and add the chopped capsicum pieces. Saute for sometime and then add the coarsely mashed vegetables.
Mix well and add the chilli powder and pavbhaji masala. sprinkle 1 tsp lemon juice(optional) and cook till oil comes on top.
Then finally add the butter and chopped coriander leaves.
For Pav
Slit open the buns and toast them with butter on both sides.
Serve with bhaji, lemon and onion wedges.

35 comments:

Cham said...
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Cham said...

all those picture make me drool again... they are really yummy recipes... love the pav bhaji too :)

Jamie said...

Your pictures look great! Thanks for the Pav Bhaji recipe, I last had it at a friend's rehearsal dinner for their wedding and I have been craving it ever since!

sowmya said...

lovely pictures...pavbhaji is one of my favourites...long time i made it...looks delicious..

kamala said...

Love all the pictures Prema.Congrats on ur award.Pav Bhaji looks yummy too.

Sagari said...

pav bhaji looks deleciousss prema ,nice meme too

Latha said...

lovely and delicious looking pics PRema! And the pav bhaji looks yummy. My favorite is the ragda patties pic - i am hungyr now :-)

Uma said...

lovely pictures! they are really top 10. Congrats on the award. Pav bhaji is so mouth-watering.

Asha said...

Pav Bhaji looks mouthwatering, would like some right now!:D

Great list of food, Ragda Patties, here I come. Banana dish almost looks like meat dish!

Hetal said...

all these pics are mouth watering...want to have a bite of each...nice blog.would love to see u on my blog.

Srivalli said...

all lovely dishes..and congrats!

Laavanya said...

Wow Prema.. every dish looks perfect! Absolutely tempting.

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Vcuisine said...

Nice pictures Prema and Pav Bhaji looks nice. Viji

Shankari said...

droooooooooool. I have nothing more to say :)

jayasree said...

Lovely selection of pics. I am still drooling over them. Congrats on the award.

You have a surprise waiting for at my blog.

Sia said...

each and evry pic are droolworthy prema.
congrats on very well deserved award and thank you for sending it across. coming it from u is a gr8 honor:)
by the way, i am hosting this month's MBP and the theme is street food. i hope to see many delicious entries from u. :)

Kalai said...

Awesome pics, Prema! I love the rasmalai and paniyaram a lot, too. Congrats on the yummy blog award. Your blog is definitely deserving of it!! Pav bhaji is definitely an all time fav! :)

Sangeeth said...

lovely meme...luved all ur pics...btw congrats on ur award

Jeena said...

No wonder that you posted these pictures for the meme. They all look soooo tasty now you got me hungry! :-)

easycrafts said...

Most of the snaps posted here are my fav which i can have any time...congrats on the award

ms said...

Hi Prema,
Just a quick line to let you know that I recently tried out your kovakkai fry recipe and really liked it. Ive posted a short thank you on my blog too at
http://foodtravails.blogspot.com/2008/06/thank-you-thali-3.html
tx,
ms

Anu said...

The pav bhaji is luking yummy :)gr8

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