Thursday, January 31, 2013

Turkey Burger

Posted by sandhya at 1/31/2013 06:09:00 AM

Turkey Burger goes well with mint sauce and sour cream. Learn how to make/prepare Turkey Burgers by following this easy recipe.

• 2 Pounds lean ground turkey 
• 1/2 Cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
• 1/4 Cup low sodium soy sauce 
• 1 tbsp Freshly ground black pepper 
• 3 tbsp Paprika 
• 2 tbsp Minced garlic 
• 1 tbsp Gound dry mustard 
• 1 tbsp Gound cumin 
• 2 Fresh green chile peppers, diced 
• 1 Medium red onion, diced 
• 1 Dash worcestershire sauce 
• 1 tsp Salt 
• 1 tsp Minced fresh ginger root

How to make Turkey Burger:
• Preheat the grill for high temperature.
• In a bowl combine the ground turkey, garlic, ginger, red onion, chile peppers, salt, soy sauce, black pepper, cilantro, paprika, cumin, mustard and Worcestershire sauce.
• Shape the mixture into 8 burger patties.
• Lightly oil the grill grate and put the turkey burgers on the grill.
• Cook for about 5 to 10 minutes per side, till well done. 

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Avocado Corn Salsa

Posted by sandhya at 1/30/2013 05:53:00 AM
Avocado Corn Salsa is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make Italian Avocado Corn Salsa by following this simple & easy recipe.

• ½ Avocado (thinly sliced) 
• ½ cup Corn (boiled) 
• 1 Italian Plum (chopped) 
• 2 tbsp Cilantro (finely chopped) 
• 2 tbsp Lemon juice 
• Salt and Black Pepper to taste

How to make Avocado Corn Salsa:
• Combine avocado, corn, plum and cilantro in a large bowl.
• Drizzle with lemon juice and toss the bowl.
• Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
• Avocado Corn Salsa is ready to serve.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Asparagus Omelet

Posted by sandhya at 1/27/2013 01:30:00 AM

Asparagus Omelet is rich in protein and carbs. Learn how to make/prepare Asparagus Omelette by following this easy recipe.

• 6 Eggs 
• 10 Ounces asparagus, chopped into pieces 
• 4 Bacon slices, chopped into half inch pieces 
• 1/3 Cup Parmesan cheese, finely grated 
• 4 Green onions, thinly sliced 
• 1/4 tsp Black pepper, ground 
• 1/2 tsp Salt

How to make Asparagus Omelet:
• Steam the asparagus pieces for five minutes until tender.
• Drain the pieces.
• Whisk together the eggs, grated cheese, 1/4 tsp pepper and 1/2 tsp salt in a bowl.
• In a large non-stick skillet, fry bacon pieces over high flame until golden brown. It takes about 3 minutes.
• Add chopped onions and fry again until onions turn translucent.
• Add asparagus and cook until heated through.
• Reduce the flame to medium and spread the mixture in the skillet.
• Take the egg mixture and pour it over asparagus.
• Cook till eggs are softly set. Tilt the skillet to allow uncooked egg to flow underneath. Transfer the omelet to a plate and fold it.
• Asparagus Omelet is ready to serve.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Beetroot Soup

Posted by sandhya at 1/26/2013 01:22:00 AM

Beetroot Soup is a very popular Russian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Beet Root Soup by following this easy recipe.

• 5-6 Raw Beetroots 
• 2 medium Onions (sliced) 
• 2 Large Potatoes (optional) 
• 1 liter Vegetable Stock 
• 1 lemon 
• 150 ml Natural Yoghurt 
• Salt & pepper to taste 

How to make Beetroot Soup:
• Scrub the beetroot and finely grate it.
• Scrub and chop the potatoes (if using) into 1cm cubes.
• Cook the beetroot, onions, potatoes and stock in a large pan at low heat for about 1/2 hour, or until all the vegetables are soft.
• Now strain the soup, discarding the vegetables.
• Add lemon juice and stir well.
• Mix in the yoghurt and season with salt & pepper to taste.
• Serve chilled.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Fish Kebab

Posted by sandhya at 1/25/2013 02:34:00 AM
Fish Kebab is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Fish Kabab by following this easy recipe.

• 900 gms Fish 
• 3/4 cup Lemon Juice 
• 2 tsp Fresh Ginger (finely grated) 
• 3 cloves Garlic (crushed) 
• 1-1/2 tsp Salt 
• 4 tsp Coriander Powder 
• 1 tsp Garam Masala 
• 1 tsp Chili Powder 
• 1 cup Yoghurt 
• 2 tbsp Plain flour 
• 1 tbsp Cooking Oil 

How to make Fish Kebab:
• Rinse fish with cold water and pat dry.
• Now cut into 1 inch cubes and set aside.
• Mix all the ingredients to make a marinade.
• Pour this into large freezer bag and add the fish cubes.
• Make sure fish is well covered by marinade.
• Place freezer bag in the refrigerator for two hours.
• Take away fish from marinade.
• Discard the marinade and assemble fish cubes.
• Spray the grill lightly with cooking oil and place the fish kebabs on the grill.
• Cook for about 4-6 minutes each side or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
• Fish Kebab is ready to be served .

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Gobi Fry

Posted by sandhya at 1/24/2013 02:24:00 AM
Gobi fry is a delicious Indian dish that is very easy to make. Learn how to make/prepare Gobi Fry by following this easy recipe.

• 3 cups Cauliflower (Gobi) 
• 1 tsp Mustard 
• 1 big Dry chilly 
• 1 tsp Cumin 
• 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder 
• 1/2 tsp Chilly Powder 
• 1/4 tsp Coriander Powder 
• 1 tsp Pepper Powder 
• 1tsp Oil 
• 1/2 tsp Lime Juice (optional) 
• Fresh Coriander Leaves

How to make Gobi Fry:
• Wash, clean and chop the cauliflower.
• Add oil, mustard, cumin and dry chilly in a pan, over medium heat. Allow it to splutter.
• Add in chopped cauliflower. Season with salt and pepper powder. Mix properly and lid the pan. Cook for 5 minutes.
• Add the remaining spices and sauté properly.
• Lid the pan and cook for another 5 minutes.
• Remove the lid and add lime juice and coriander. Mix gently.
• Garnish with freshly chopped coriander, to serve.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Posted by sandhya at 1/23/2013 02:16:00 AM

Chocolate Coconut Cookies is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chocolate Coconut Cookies by following this simple & easy recipe.

• 420 gm sweetened Condensed Milk 
• 90 gm unsweetened Chocolate 
• 2 cups Coconut (shredded) 
• 1 cup Pecan (chopped) 
• 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 
• Salt (to taste)

How to make Chocolate Coconut Cookies:
• Preheat the oven to 300°F. Butter a cooking sheet.
• Heat condensed milk along with chocolate in a saucepan, until chocolate melts.
• Take off the heat.
• Mix in the remaining ingredients and blend well.
• Put spoonfuls of the mixture, 1 inch apart, onto the cookie sheet.
• Bake in the preheated oven at 300°F for 15 minutes, or until set.
• Remove and let it cool.
• Serve thereafter.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Cabbage Kofta Curry

Posted by sandhya at 1/22/2013 06:19:00 PM

Cabbage Kofta Curry is a very healthy and tasty Assamese kofta curry recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Cabbage Kofta Curry by following this easy recipe.

• 1 small Cabbage (shredded finely) 
• 2 small Onions (minced finely) 
• Salt to taste 
• 1 tsp Garam Masala powder 
• 1 tsp Chilli powder 
• 1 cup Besan 
• 1 large Onion (sliced finely) 
• 2 Cloves 
• 1 Cinnamon Stick 
• 1-2 Cardamom Pods 
• 1 small piece Ginger 
• 1 tsp Jeera 
• 1 tsp Coriander Seeds 
• 1 tsp Poppy Seeds 
• 1 tsp Cashewnuts 
• 4-5 Green Chillies 
• 1 medium Tomato 
• 1/2 cup Coriander Leaves (chopped) 
• 1/2 tbsp Yogurt

How to make Cabbage Kofta Curry:
• Mix items 1-6 for the kofta and make a batter.
• Pour small round lumps of the batter in hot oil.
• Deep fry and keep aside.
• Heat some more oil in a pan and add the jeera, coriander and poppy seeds.
• Add to it and fry the rest of the sliced onion till it turns translucent.
• Now grind to a paste cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and cashew andtomato.
• Add the masala paste to the onion fry.
• Keep frying till the oil starts to separate from the onions.
• Add 1 tablespoon of yogurt and mix well.
• Add salt and enough water to make a think gravy and bring the mixture to a simmer.
• Add the deep fried koftas and heat through.
• Serve hot with chapattis or rice.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Egg Bonda

Posted by sandhya at 1/21/2013 06:13:00 PM

Egg Bonda is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Egg Bonda by following this easy recipe.

• 4 Boiled Eggs (cut into 2 halves each) 
• 1¼ cup Gram Flour 
• 1 cup Rice Flour 
• Salt (to taste) 
• ¼ tsp Pepper 
• 1 tsp Red Chili Powder 
• 3 Green Chilies (finely chopped) 
• Oil (to fry)

How to make Egg Bonda:
• Put chili powder, pepper and a little salt over the boiled eggs.
• Batter the gram four, rice flour, chili powder, green chilies, pepper and salt.
• Heat the oil to fry to make bonda.
• Dip the garnished boiled egg pieces one by one into the batter and put it inside the hot oil.
• Roast it till it gets golden brown in color.
• Repeat it for all the egg pieces.

Serve it hot with nice chutney

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Maa Ki Daal

Posted by sandhya at 1/19/2013 08:04:00 AM

Maa Ki Daal is a delicious recipe. Learn how to prepare Maa Ki Daal by following this easy recipe.

• 250 gm Black Lentils (Urad Daal) (soak 4 hours) 
• 20 gm Coriander Powder 
• ½ tsp Chili Powder 
• 20 gm Garlic Paste 
• 10 cloves Garlic (slit in mid) 
• 20 gm Ginger Paste 
• 3 Green Chilies (slit in mid) 
• 5 tbsp Tomato Puree 
• 3 tbsp Butter 
• 100 gm Cream (Malai) 
• Water (as per requirement) 
• Salt to taste

How to make Maa Ki Daal:
• Wash the lentils and peel off the skin.
• Put the lentils to the pressure cooker and add water to it.
• Fix the gasket inside the cooker lid and attach it to the base.
• Put it on medium heat and after three whistles,keep it off the stove.
• Allow it to cool and then put the dal to a vessel where you can slightly mash it with a heavy ladle.
• Take a heavy large pan and place it over at medium heat.
• Pour the butter in it
• Add the ginger and garlic pastes.
• Stir for three minutes then add green chilies, tomato puree, chili powder and salt one after the other.
• Stir the ingredients for 5 minutes and the boiled lentils.
• For about ten minutes stir the lentils then add cream and chopped coriander.

Best served it with roomali roti, rice, paratha, naan or tandoori roti.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Chinese Chicken Corn Soup

Posted by sandhya at 1/18/2013 07:56:00 AM

Chinese Chicken Corn Soup is a very delicious recipe. Learn how to prepare Chinese Chicken Corn Soup by following this easy recipe.

• 2 tsp Soya Sauce 
• 1 tbsp Vinegar 
• Salt to taste 
• ½ kg (35 ounce) Chicken 
• 1 cup (236ml) Fresh Corn 
• 3 tbsp Corn Flour 
• 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste 
• ½ tsp Black Pepper Powder 
• ½ cup Coriander Leaves (chopped)

How to make Chinese Chicken Corn Soup:
• Put the chicken in a pressure cooker along with salt, black pepper powder, ginger garlic paste and 3 cups of water.
• Pressure cook for 20 min on a medium heat.
• Now take out all the bones and make small pieces of the chicken.
• Take a pot; add chicken pieces, corn and water.
• Cook at medium heat for about 10 min and stir it slowly.
• To make a thick liquid take a cup water and mix the corn flour
• Add this liquid to the chicken and corn.
• Stir well while mixing.
• Now put the remaining ingredients.
• Cook at a high heat and mix salt if needed.
• Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with chili sauce

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Cabbage Pakoda

Posted by sandhya at 1/17/2013 07:47:00 AM

Cabbage Pakoda is a very popular recipe. Learn how to prepare South Indian Cabbage Pakoda by following this easy recipe.

• ½ Cabbage (chopped) 
• 1/4 cup Coriander leaves (chopped) 
• 1/2 tsp Ginger-garlic paste 
• 3 tbsp Gram Flour (besan) 
• 1/2 tsp Chili Powder 
• 1/4 tsp Coriander Powder (dhania powder) 
• Salt to taste 
• Oil for deep fry 

How to make Cabbage Pakoda:
• In a bowl, mix all the ingredients except oil to make a paste. (Add water, if required).
• Shape it in the form of pakoda.
• Deep fry the mixture in the oil.
• Once it becomes golden brown, transfer the pakodas into a plate.

serve it hot with tea.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Bean and Pasta Soup

Posted by sandhya at 1/16/2013 07:34:00 AM

Bean and Pasta Soup is healthy and delicious soup, from the Italian cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Bean and Pasta Soup by following this easy recipe.

• 5 Fresh Sage Leaves 
• 16 ounces Dried Cannellini Beans (or white beans) 
• 1 tsp Rosemary Leaves (fresh) 
• 1/2 tsp Cayenne Flakes 
• 6 cups Water 
• 2 tbsp Tomato Paste 
• 3 cloves Garlic (minced) 
• 2 cloves Garlic 
• 9 tbsp Olive Oil 
• Salt (as per taste) 
• Pepper (as per taste) 
• 8 oz Ziti or Tubular Pasta (short)

How to make Bean and Pasta Soup:
• Soak the beans a night before in cold water. In the morning, drain and rinse them.
• Take a large stew pot and put beans in it, along with whole garlic, water, sage leaves and 3 tbsp oil.
• Bring the beans to a boil and cook them on simmer for approximately 1 hour. Make sure they are tender.
• In the meantime, take a small skillet and heat 6 tbsp of oil and garlic and stir for 1 minute.
• Now, add cayenne pepper flakes, tomato paste, salt, pepper and fresh rosemary leaves in it and stir again.
• Take the cooked beans and add the above mixture in it. Stir well again.
• Pass soup through food mill, pour it in the stew pot and cook on low heat, till it is slightly thick.
• Cook the short pasta in a pot, with water and salt added to it, until it becomes soft. Drain the water and add soup in it.
• Again cook it for 15 minutes and serve hot.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Rice Payasam

Posted by sandhya at 1/15/2013 03:39:00 AM

Rice Payasam is a very popular recipe. Learn how to prepare Rice Payasam by following this easy recipe.

• 1 cup Rice 
• 1 liter Milk 
• 4 Cashew Nuts 
• 4 Raisins 
• 4 Almonds 
• 2 Cardamoms (powdered) 
• 8 tbsp Sugar 
• 2 tbsp Ghee

How to make Rice Payasam:
Heat ghee in a pan and gently fry the rice. Remove and keep to the side.
Put little ghee in the same pan and fry cashew nuts, almonds, and raisins lightly.
Mix in the fried rice, sugar, and cardamom.
Pour milk and simmer on low flame until rice turns tender.
Serve hot.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Andhra Pongal

Posted by sandhya at 1/14/2013 03:25:00 AM

Andhra Pongal is a very popular as a festival dish. Learn how to make/prepare Andhra Pongal by following this easy recipe.

• ¼ Cup of Moong Dal 
• 1 Cup Raw Rice 
• 6 Cups of Water. 
• 10 Cumin Seeds 
• 1 tsp Grated Ginger 
• 3 tbsp Ghee. 
• 12 Roasted Cashew nuts 
• 4 Whole black peppercorns 
• ½ tbsp Black pepper powder 
• ½ tbsp Cumin seeds powder 
• 12 Curry Leaves 
• 3 Green Chilies ( Cut into lengthwise)
• ¼ tsp Asafoetida 
• Salt (to taste)

How to make Andhra Pongal:
• Take a pan and fry the moong Dal for 2 minutes.
• In a vessel add raw rice and moong Dal wash it twice and rinse completely.
• In a pressure cooker add moong Dal, rice, black peppercorns, cumin seeds ,salt, asafoetida and water.
• Keep it in medium up to 5-6 whistles after 15 minutes transfer it to serving bowl.
• Heat ghee in a pan and add, green chilies, curry leaves, cumin powder, cashew nuts, pepper powder fry it for 2 seconds.
• Once done with frying add it to serving bowl and mix it well.

Serve with coconut chutney or curd raita

Sunday, January 13, 2013


Posted by sandhya at 1/13/2013 03:45:00 AM

Ghathia is a crispy and tasty snack that is ideal for Makar Sankranti. Learn how to make/prepare Ghathia by following this easy recipe.

• 500 g Wheat Flour 
• 1½ cup Water 
• ½ tsp Ajwain 
• 2 tbsp Oil, for kneading 
• Salt, to taste 
• Oil, for deep frying

How to make Ghathia:
• Take a bowl and mix wheat flour, water, ajwain, oil and salt in it. Knead it to make hard dough.
• Now, make a flat chapatti of the whole dough and cut it into long strips.
• Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry these strips, unitl they turn golden-brown.
• Drain excess oil on the paper towel and let the ghathis cool.
• Store it in an airtight container.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Cabbage Kugel

Posted by sandhya at 1/12/2013 03:30:00 AM

Cabbage Kugel is a popular Jewish recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Cabbage Kugel by following this easy recipe.

• 5 cups Cabbage (finely shredded) 
• 1/4 cup White Raisins (seedless) 
• 3/4 cup Almonds (sliced blanched) 
• 1-1/2 cups Cubed White Bread 
• 1 Large Onion (chopped) 
• 1/2 Cup Boiling Water 
• 1/3 cup Potato Flour 
• 1/3 cup Butter 
• 2 tbsp Sugar 
• 2 tsp Salt 
• 4 Eggs

How to make Cabbage Kugel:
• Heat the butter in a pan over medium heat.
• When the butter melts, add shredded cabbage and salt; cook for 30 minutes, stirring frequently. Allow it to cool.
• Now add boiling water over the bread pieces and squeeze dry.
• Mash the bread pieces. Add potato flour, raisins, almonds and sugar to the bread.
• Add the egg yolk and cooked cabbage; mix until smooth.
• Beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry and add into the mixture.
• Pour the mixture into a greased casserole and put it in an oven preheated at 350 F oven for 40 minutes, or until set.
• Cabbage Kugel is ready. Serve hot.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Motichoor Ladoo

Posted by sandhya at 1/11/2013 03:11:00 AM

Motichoor Ladoo is a delicious Indian sweet. Learn how to make/prepare Motichur Laddu by following this easy recipe.

• 1/2 kg Besan 
• 1/3 cup Milk 
• 1 tbsp Pistachios 
• 1/2 kg Sugar 
• 1 tbsp Raisins 
• A pinch Baking Powder 
• Few drops of Orange Colour 
• Ghee for frying

How to make Motichoor Ladoo:
• Sift together besan and baking powder.
• Make thick batter by mixing 2 tbsp of ghee (melted) and sufficient water.
• Melt ghee in a kadhai and drop boondis of the batter with the help of a perforated spoon.
• Fry boondis till light brown.
• Prepare sugar syrup of 3-string consistency.
• Add milk and then mix colour to the sugar syrup.
• Transfer the boondis into sugar syrup.
• Add raisins and chopped pistachios.
• Allow the mixture to cool.
• Grease your palms with ghee and make laddoos.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Mexican Coffee

Posted by sandhya at 1/10/2013 01:22:00 AM

Mexican Coffee is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Mexican Cofee by following this easy recipe.

• 1/4 cup Ground Coffee 
• 1 tbsp Brown Sugar 
• 1 Cinnamon Stick 
• 2 cup Water 
• 1 tsp Whipped Creme 

How to make Mexican Coffee:
• Put all ingredients in a saucepan.
• Bring the mixture to boil.
• Reduce the flame and simmer for about 5 minutes.
• Strain the liquid into mugs.
• Garnish with a dash of whipped creme and enjoy.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Posted by sandhya at 1/09/2013 01:15:00 AM
The Blueberry Coffee Cake is sinfully delicious and keeps you craving for more. Learn how to make/prepare Blueberry Coffee Cake by following this easy recipe.

• 2 cups Flour 
• 1 cup Sugar 
• 2 tsp Baking Powder 
• 1 tsp Salt 
• 1 ½ tsp Lemon Peel (grated) 
• ½ cup Butter (softened) 
• 1 cup Milk 
• 2 Eggs (slightly beaten) 
• 1 tsp Vanilla 
• 2 cups Fresh or Frozen Blueberries

For Icing 
• 1 cup Powdered Sugar 
• 1/4 tbsp Butter 
• 1/4 tsp Almond Extract 
• 3-5 tsp Milk

How to make Blueberry Coffee Cake:
• Preheat the oven at a temperature of 400 degree F.
• Take a large bowl and mix sugar, lemon peel, flour, salt and baking powder in it.
• Now add milk, vanilla, almond extract, eggs and butter in it and stir well.
• Take a greased pan of 13x9 inch size and pour half of this thick batter into it.
• Put blueberries over it and cover the blueberries with the remaining batter.
• Bake it for 35 minutes and allow it to cool for half an hour at room temperature.
• Take hand blender and blend all the ingredients required for icing.
• Spread the icing over the warm cake and serve.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Kerala Chicken Masala

Posted by sandhya at 1/07/2013 01:42:00 AM

Kerala Chicken Masala is a very popular recipe. Learn how to prepare Kerala Chicken Masala by following this easy recipe.

• 4 Tomatoes (finely chopped) 
• 1 whole Chicken (chopped) 
• 10 Red Chilies (finely grinned) 
• ½ tsp Pepper Powder 
• ½ tsp Turmeric Powder 
• ½ tsp Fennel Seeds (finely grinned) 
• 2 tsp Ginger Paste 
• 50 gm Garlic Paste 
• 5 Cloves (crushed) 
• 1 Cinnamon Stick (crushed) 
• 100 gm Shallot (chopped in cube) 
• 5 Green Chilies (slit in the middle) 
• 1 strand Curry Leaves 
• Oil 
• Salt to taste

How to make Kerala Chicken Masala:
• Take a heavy bottom saucepan and place it at a medium heat then pour oil into it.
• Add the green chilies and fry it for a minute.
• To it now add turmeric, fennel, red chili, cloves, ginger, garlic and cinnamon.
• Stir fry for five minutes or when it smells aromatic.
• Mix the shallot and stir for three minutes then add the tomatoes with salt.
• For seven minutes stir it fry then add the chicken pieces.
• Pour water after stirring it for ten minutes then lower the flame and tight seal the saucepan.
• Fifteen minutes later open the lid and stir the chicken then cover it for another ten minutes or when it is tender.
• Turn off the flame when the meat is cooked and appears dry.

Best serve it with roti, pulao, veg-briyani or rice.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Batata Vada

Posted by sandhya at 1/06/2013 01:33:00 AM

Batata Vada is a Maharashtrian dish in which besan is used to dip potato. Learn how to prepare Batata Vada by following this easy recipe.

• 2 Cups besan 
• 3/4 lb Potatoes 
• 2 tbsp Grated coconut 
• 4 Onions, chopped finely 
• 4 Green chillies 
• 4 Cloves garlic 
• Sugar to taste 
• Juice of one lime 
• A few sprigs coriander leaves, chopped 
• 1 tsp Mustard seeds 
• A small piece ginger 
• 1 tsp Turmeric powder 
• 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder 
• 1 tsp Cumin seeds 
• A pinch of baking soda 
• Oil for deep frying 
• Water as required 
• Salt to taste

How to make Batata Vada:
• Cook potatoes into the Pressure cooker until soft.
• Peel and mash them, keep aside.
• Grind green chillies, garlic and ginger together to make a fine paste.
• Combine this paste, potato, onions, coriander leaves, sugar, lime juice and salt, mix well.
• Take a pan and heat a little oil and fry mustard seeds and curry leaves until the mustard crackles.
• Remove it from the heat and add it to the potato mixture.
• Take another bowl and combine besan, salt, cumin seeds, red chilli powder, baking soda, coconut, turmeric powder and little water in it, to make a thick batter.
• Add a tsp of hot oil to the batter.
• Make small balls from the potato mixture.
• Dip each ball in the batter and deep fry until golden brown.
• Serve hot batata vada with chutney or tomato sauce.

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