Showing posts from January, 2010

How to make Chilly Garlic Paste at home?

Ingredients Garlic Peeled - 100gms Chillies - 100gms (red or green) Salt - 1 tsp Oil - 1 tsp Method Heat oil in a hard bottom Kadai. Add garlic and chillies to the oil when the oil is hot. Fry all of them for 2 mins. Switch off the flame and cover it. Let it cool. Use a small grinder and grind it to a fine paste. Let it cool and store it in an air tight container. This can be kept in fridge and can be used whenever required.

Recipe for Mint Chutney

Ingredients Grated coconut - 1/2 cup Fried gram (pottu kadalai) ie dalia - 1/4th cup Green chillies - 4 nos Salt - To Taste Asofoedita powder - a pinch Washed pudina leaves - 2 cups Method Grind all the ingredients together to a fine paste. Saute with mustard seeds and urad dhal. The aroma and taste of the Mint Leaves makes a great side dish for hot steaming Idly.