Thursday, June 20, 2013


This is another month of cooking and enjoying the challenge recipes of soutthindian friends. this month challenge is given by Priya ofeasyntasy recipes.i think Priya does not require any introduction as she is popular among food bloggers and very efficient and active .she always posted recipes with innovation. and more over in this challenge she is the first to post the recipe.We can not forget the Divya mastermind of this event. thanks Priya for sharing this visit every member of this event to every body's blog then it has some benefit of this event.
i am from northindian group

chana dal-1cup
red chili-1-2I used green chli
fennel seeds-1/4 tsp
fresh methi leaves-2tsp
oil for frying
onion paste-2
garlic paste-1tsp
tomato puree-2
coriander powder-1tsp
red chili powder-1/2 tsp
gram masala-1/4 tsp
coriander leaves
zeera-1/4 tsp
bay leaves-1
green cardamon-2
watermelon seeds-2-3 tsp

soak dal for 2-3 hours.grind with fennel seeds and green chili.add methi leaves. add salt and make tiny balls shapeless. fry in hot oil. keep aside.
soak watermelon seeds in water for 1 hour and grind it to smooth paste.if there is any difficulty in grinding so grind it with grind easily.
heat oil in a pan add dry whole masalas in it when cracked add onion paste. when onion changed its color add garlic paste anf fry for 2.-3 minutes. add dry masala except garam masala. fry it . add tomato puree and fry till oil leaves the sides of the pan.add water melon paste.after 1 minute add three cups water and let it boil.boil for 7-8 minutes. add pakora to it . give one boil. add gram masala.
It is ready .garnish with coriander leaves
enjoy with nan,roti or rice

sending to Priya