Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Ceylon Roti With Chilli Soya Chunks

Ingredients :

All purpose flour -3 cups
Water-As required
Salt-As required
Oil-2 tsp
Grated coconut-1/2 cup


Combine the above ingredients to make a tender dough. Make small balls out of it, roll them into rotis. Heat a skillet and cook the rotis until it is done. Cut them into pieces as in the pic and serve them with the desired side dish. Here iam posting the chilli soya chunks that makes a succulent side dish .

Chilli Soya Chunks :


Soya chunks-2 cups
Melted butter-1 tbs
Chopped onions-1 cup
Chopped tomatoes-1 cup
Ginger garlic paste-3 tsp
Green chillies-2 nos
Oil-2 tbs
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp 
Cinnamon powder-1 tsp
Cloves-4 nos
Cumin powder-1 tsp
Fennel seeds-1 tsp
Salt-As required


Soak the soya chunks in hot water for 45 minutes. Drain the water and place the soya chunks aside. Heat the oil in a skillet, throw in the ginger garlic paste followed by cinnamon powder and cloves. Later on add the onions and fry until it turns golden brown. Now add the tomatoes, green chillies, cumin powder, fennel seeds ,salt and the chilli powder. Saute it well. After few minutes put the soya chunks into it, make sure that it is mixed well. Pour the butter into it to get better aroma. As soon as the soya chunks is cooked, it can be served hot with the ceylon rotis. It would taste yum.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Stuffed Peppers


Bell peppers(yellow,green,red)-3 nos
Oil-As reuired
Salt-As required
Chopped onions-3/4 cup
Ground chicken/boiled potatoes-2 cups
Chilli powder-2 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tsp
Cooked rice/leftover rice-3/4 cup
Garam masala-1 tsp
Cheese (any)-1/2 cup
Chicken masala(optional)-1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste-2 tsp
Dried oregano-3/4 tsp
Black pepper powder-1/2 tsp


Microwave the bell peppers for a couple of minutes until it becomes slightly tender. Preheat the oven to 375 degree F. Then cut the top of the peppers and scoop out the seeds. Pour oil in a pan, throw in the ginger garlic paste followed by onions. Saute it well, eventually put the ground chicken into the pan along with chilli powder, salt, coriander powder, garam masala and the chicken masala. Let it bind well, check whether the meat has cooked properly and toss in the cooked rice. Vegetarians can follow this recipe potato fry instead of chicken. Now spoon the peppers with the stuffing. Sprinkle some oregano and throw in some cheese on it. Place the peppers on a greased baking tray, cover the tray with the foil and then bake for about 45 minutes until the peppers turn real tender. Season with some pepper powder before serving.