Thursday, 15 August 2013

From the Kitchen of an Indian Homemaker




Hello foodies! Welcome to my new blog! I have been writing the blog “Glimpses of India” since 15th August,2012 . Today as my readers requested, I’m going  to publish this new blog “From The Kitchen Of an Indian Homemaker”. I want to celebrate the first anniversary of “Glimpses of India” and I think it’s the best gift to you. This blog is only about cooking; recipes, foods, kitchen tips and food-quiz! Sounds interesting? Yes, I am also planning for a quiz contest which shall be one of the features of this blog. On the basis of right answers and regular activities in my two blogs as well as the page, ‘The Foodie of the Month’  shall be chosen. I have planned for more contest and activities which would be revealed in future. So, cheer up friends and join me to have great fun! Here we go……….

 





Recipe of the day



My first recipe is ‘the most popular recipe of ‘Flavors of India’. It’s just a tribute to ‘Glimpses of India with Koyeli’, on its first anniversary!  Hope you like it. 



 Sukto (A Bengali Cuisine)

Ingredients: 


·  Parwals (Patol):-                                                 3 piece
·  Bitter gourd (Karela): -                                      3 piece
·  Green bananas: -                                                 1 piece 
·  Drumstick veggies:-                                            3 piece
·  Potato:-                                                                  2 piece
·  Egg Plant:-                                                            2 piece
·  Mustard/refine oil:-                                           1/4cups
·  Medium Size Bari/Bori 
( Sun Dried Small Pulse Cakes ):-                      5piece
·  Ginger Paste:-                                                       1tsp
·  Red Chili Powder(if you want):-                      1tsp
·  Turmeric Powder:-                                              1/2tsp
·  Ghee:-                                                                     2tsp
· Panch Phoran:-                                                     1/2tsp
· Panch Phoran and black pepper 
(roasted and grinded):-                                          2tsp
·  Sugar:-                                                                     2tsp
·  Salt:-                                                                         to taste



Process:



1.      Peel and chop all the vegetables into medium pieces.
2.      Heat Oil and then fry the Boris in it and keep aside. Also fry the bitter gourd in it and keep aside
3.      Add panch phoran, vegetables, turmeric powder, salt in the same oil and mix well. Cook for 5min.
4.      Now add the Fried Boris and bitter gourd to it.  Add all the Spices to it and mix well. Add Water and let the vegetables simmer well and get cooked.
5.      Take it off the flame when the vegetables well cooked. Add ghee and roasted panch phoran & black pepper.
6.      Serve hot with rice. 




Tips of the day

1. Use pinch of Black Cumin between two books to get rid of pests.
2. Use lemon juice to remove stain on your dress and leave it for 15min. Then wash with detergent. The stain vanishes!




Question of the day



Tell me friends, if Bitter Gourd or Karela is not available in your kitchen; what should be the best option to substitute it for this recipe?
Answer in the comment box bellow.





Well friends, that’s all for today. We will meet again on Monday with new recipes. Please, let me know how you like the blog and if you want any special recipe, please feel free to tell me. Good bye! Wishes for upcoming weekend. Take care.

 JAI HIND


Happy Independence Day








54 comments:

  1. 1. Parwals (Patol)
    2. Kantola - spiny gourd

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    1. Thanks Shruta for visiting the blog. Keep watching.

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    2. Parwals (Patol)
      Drumstick veggies

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    3. Parwals (Patol)
      Drumstick veggies

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    1. Thanks Harsha for visiting the blog. Please keep watching.

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  3. Hmmm, also feel horseradish or mooli might work?

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  4. you can add some Parwals (Patol)or Kantola (spiny gourd) or you can also add some neem fruits they are also healthy

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  5. I think potato will also be good..

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  6. as a home chef i use parwals or kantola or sum neem in it

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  7. Hi Koyeli,

    we can substitute kerala with ghiya that's easily available in every home

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  8. enjoying your blog so much

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  9. Parwals (Patol)
    Drumstick veggies

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  10. just fall in love with ur blog

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  11. I THINK PARWALS SHOULD BE USED.

    THANKS DEAR.

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  12. Parwals (Patol)
    Drumstick veggies

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  13. Mooh Mei Pani Aa Gaya...Yummy..Tasty Tasty..

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  14. IN CHILDHOOD I LEARNT.... CHHI CHHI RANI RANDHTE SHIKHE NI... SHUKTUNI TE JHAAL DIYECHE... AMBOLE TE GHEE......BUT TODAY I REALISED.....YOU R DOING SUCH A GREAT JOB KOYELI....ONLINE COOKING CLASSES.....

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  15. Such a great time seeing ur blog, I throughly enjoyed n learned new recipes too... Thnx once again Koyeli

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  16. I think instead of Karela we can use radish which may give the same flavour....nice blog and nice receipe

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  17. lovely page...very interesting

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  18. loved reading the blog...good one.

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  19. Vipin kumar
    vipin.tondak2011@gmail.com

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  20. sheerin(Sheerujeep)

    sheerujeep@gmail.com

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  21. nice blog...love reading it...Goodluck

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  22. Sheerin(sheerujeep)
    sheerujeep@gmail.com

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  23. friends join here lovely blog...

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  24. wish to b a winner in surprise give away

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  25. friends join here lovely blog.

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  26. Good blog...love the recipes (sheerujeep@Gmail.com)

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  27. Will surely gonna try this yum recipe

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