Monday, 13 May 2013

Maghamethi & Microwave Bhindi Masala

A simple and delicious way of cooking which retains their full flavour and goes well with rotis and steamed rice.

whole green gram - half cup soaked in water for an hour
fenugreek seeds - half tsp soaked along with whole green gram
green chilli - 1
red chilli - 1
turmeric powder - quarter tsp
hing - pinch
chopped ginger - 1 tsp
2-3 slices of raw mango or dry mango or one and half tsp lime juice.
salt - to taste.
chopped coriander leaves
few curry leaves.
Steps to follow:
In pressure cooker cook  the soaked green gram with methi along with one cup water.Cook for two whistles.When it cools,open and roughly mash it. Add some water if needed.
Add turmeric,hing and salt .Then add  chopped green chilli and broken red chilli along with curry leaves and ginger.Let it boil for few minutes till you get right consistency.Finally sprinkle  little lime juice or amchur powder to taste and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

 This is very healthy and tasty and not used any oil or tempering in this.This dish is now one of our favourite dish..
Check here for the original recipe source.Thanks Meena.

Microwave Bhindi Masala:

lady's finger - 1/4 kg
red chilli,turmeric powder - each - quarter tsp
coriander powder - half  tsp
amchur powder - 1/4 tsp
jeera -1/4 tsp
chopped green chilli - 1
salt - to taste
oil - 1 tbsp
 Steps to follow:
Rinse and whip the bhindi. Cut into small pieces.
In microwave safe bowl put oil jeera,chopped green chilli and microwave for 1-2 minutes.
Remove the bowl from microwave, add bhindi and all dry masalas and salt.. Stir well and cook for 3-5 minutes.
Serve hot with rotis and  rice.Very healthy and yummy.

Check here for the recipe source.
Sending this to Meena's Try My Recipes Event / Giveaway.


Divya Shivaraman said...

perfect bindhi with no mess up

divya said...

looks sooo delicious n yummy

Meena B said...

hey asiya this is wonderful and ur maghamethi has come out really good
i m happy that our typical bhatia food is being liked by everyone here

thanks for linking both the recipes

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Simple and easy ....Cook in no time :)
Thanks for sharing dear !!!

Swasthi Blank said...

This recipe is truly useful for me.thanks for sharing this Asiya Akka

Sona - quick picks/pick quicks said...

very quick recipe Asiya..gud one.

nayana said...

loved the way you have made this dish. Todays post :

Mano Saminathan said...

Greenish bindhi masala looks very delicious!!

Priya Anandakumar said...

Super lovely bhindi masala, looks very yummy...

Reni said...

Both the dishes look yum !