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Masala refers to a mixture or blend of spices. The word masala literally means mixture in Hindi, Bengali and Urdu. It is a prime feature of South Asian cuisines. Masala can be prepared with dry or wet ingredients. ... More »
Ask a South Indian house wife what she does with left over rice and the answer will surely be “I make chitranna.” Or ask a south Indian what his mother or wife gives him to eat when he is making a long journey; the answer is sure to me “chitranna.”... - 137.316
Spicy Upma With Vegetables
A great Indian start to your day - Watch this video to prepare a wonderful breakfast loaded with tasty Indian spices. This semolina based dish combines the savory of vegetables along with authentic spices. Being dry roasted; this is a very healthy form of... - 135.5
Homemade Tandoori Masala
The secret for a perfect tandoori preparation is a freshly ground spice mix that adds tons of flavor and aroma to the meat. While there are several brands of packaged spice mixes available in the market, why not make it at home when it is so easy. Follow the... - 117.509
Stuffed Eggplant Spicemix
Eggplants are often cooked with spices to go with rice preparations or rotis. Here is a recipe by Madhura to make Stuffed Baingan Masala or Stuffed Eggplant Spicemix with lot of Indian spices along with eggplants. Great with rotis! - 116.763
Easy Stuffed Masala Mushrooms
Here is a no-fuss dinner recipe that features stuffed masala mushroom. This spicy, zesty side dish takes 20 minutes to cook on stove top. Just follow the instructions as presented by Vandana Karani and whomp up this delight. Prepare it in your next gathering... - 114.137
Indian Masala Peanut
You can also call this peanut salad, as most of the salad ingredients are used in this recipe, for preparing the peanut mix. It is a fun recipe, so you might involve your kids in the process. They will have a great time in preparing and serving this savory... - 103.25
Want a quick munch for the entire family or a small gathering of friends? Here is a simple yet delicious recipe by Chef Manjula, its masala peanuts. These are plain peanuts jazzed up in Indian style with a gram flour coating. Although it is a simple recipe,... - 97.8804
Black Eye Pea Spice Mix
Peas are a must in most North Indian snacks or curries with other vegetables and seasonings. Here is a recipe to make spicy Black Eyed Peas Masala a great dish to go with rice, naan, rotis or parathas. A must try this new year as it is a believed harbinger of... - 91.8926
Kapela Masala No Poro
Break eggs in bowl and beat well.
Add all ingredients except fat and mix well.
Heat half the fat in a small frying pan about eight inches in diameter.
Divide eggs into six portions.
Add one portion to pan and fry till base of omelette is crisp.
Flip over and... - 47.6846
THIS IS A COMBINATION OF ITALIAN AND INDIAN COOKING , INDIAN COOKING IS FAMOUS FOR SPICY !!! AND ITALIAN FOR A MILD COOKING !!! , THE COMBINATION OF THIS MAKES A DELICIOUS AND A VERY EASY DISH - 46.73
1 Peel the arbi.
2 Wash thoroughly and dry.
3 Cut into big pieces.
4 In a pan, heat the ghee.
5 Add in the arbi and fry until light brown.
6 In a separate pan, heat the ghee.
7 Add in ground onion, ginger, turmeric and red... - 46.2992
Devji's Masala Ni Boomla
Clean fish by removing heads, fins and bone jutting out above tail of fish.
Remove insides without tearing the soft skin.
Heat oil in a pan and fry onions till light brown.
Add ground spices and saute for 1-2 minutes, adding a little water if... - 46.07
For ghavan, combine eggs, salt, milk using beater.
Slowly add flour, oil to make smooth batter.
Refrigerate for an hour.
Heat nonstick fry pan, spray with olive oil, make 10 thin crepes (approx. 12 1/2 cm in diameter).
Stack, keep warm.
For filling, heat oil... - 44.8209
Are you looking for simple way to make Masala Rice? This recipe is perfect for you. Masala Rice is a delicious Indian dish. It is included as a main dish in Indian lunch and dinner menu. It goes well with any Indian Curry. You should try this Masala Rice... - 44.5632
Mix and heat ghee and oil.
Add the mustard seeds, when they splutter, add the urad dhal and curry leaves.
Add and fry chopped onion till transparent.
Add and fry the semolina and chopped chillies, stirring.
When well roasted, make a well in the centre, place... - 44.3824
Method: Open the cooker and put on the gas first. Add desi ghee. Put Jeera. Then add the onions, garlic and ginger.
When it turns reddish in color, add the tomato and leave it for 10 minutes on low flame.
Now beside this take 1/2 bowl of curd and put haldi,... - 44.3777
Peesela Masala No Poro
Break eggs in bowl and beat well.
Add remaining ingredients except fat and mix well.
Divide mixture into six portions.
Heat half the fat in a karai about eight inches in diameter.
Pour one portion of mixture into karai and cook, basting constantly for... - 44.1156
Northern Prawn N Pea Masala
In a pan, heat oil and fry prawns light brown and remove.
In the same oil, fry onions golden.
Add masala and fry.
Add peas and fry 2 mins., then add tomatoes.
Continue to fry till tomato and masala form a thick gravy.
Add 2 tbs hot water at a time as you fry... - 43.853
This tinda masala recipe is one that is very easy and with daily use ingredients. So you do not have to go shopping for a variety of ingredients to make this delicious dish. So much with so less… - 43.6324
In a bowl, mix the coconut powder together with the ground coriander, chilli powder, black pepper, garam masala, garlic, ginger, turmeric, tamarind, salt and poppy seeds.
Stir in the water to form a paste.
Heat the oil in a heavy-based saucepan, add the... - 43.5149
Wash the masoor, add 2 teacups of water, the whole onions and cook in a pressure cooker.
Heat the ghee in a vessel and fry the sliced onions for 3 minutes.
Add the paste and fry for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add the cooked masoor and salt.
After 5 minutes, add the... - 43.4415
Tarela Masala Boomla
Clean fish by removing heads, fins and bone jutting out above tail.
Remove insides without tearing the soft skin.
Mix fenugreek and cumin powder and rub into cut made in fish.
Add lime juice to ground spices, rub all over fish and leave for half an... - 43.423
Cut the vegetables into big pieces.
Mix the chopped coriander, turmeric powder, dhania-jira powder, chilli powder, chopped onions, paste, 2 tablespoons of oil and salt very well.
Add the vegetables. Apply the paste mixture to the vegetables.
Put the... - 42.7838
The mushroom masala recipe is mushroom cooked the Indian way. Mushroom cooked in hot and spicy gravy with the Indian spices. Discover the magic of the Indian cuisine with this simple and easy dish. - 42.1555
In a pan add oil,whe it is hot.
Add mustard seeds,allow to splutter.
Then add onion,green chillies and fry till brown colour.
Then add tomato and fry till it become mashy.
Now add roasted peanuts,salt and mix it and fry 5mins.
when it is ready transfer to a... - 42.0954
Clean and cut the mushrooms.
Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, when they splutter, add onions and fry until golden.
Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few minutes.
Add the spices and saute for few minutes on low heat.
Add tomatoes and cook until... - 41.7946
Sukha Mutton Masala
Fry onion till golden brown.
Add masala and salt.
Fry for 5 mins adding 1 tbs water every few mins as you fry, to prevent masala sticking to pan.
Add meat and continue to fry till well-browned and ghee surfaces to the top.
Add lemon juice off the... - 41.229
Balti Masala Jhinga
Heat the oil and butter in a frying pan or wok over medium heat.
Add the onions and garlic, and saute until translucent.
Add the tomato paste and all the spices, and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes.
Stir in the peppers and saute for a minute longer.
Add the shrimp... - 40.9473
Grind garlic, ginger, chillies, coriander leaves and onions to a paste.
Heat 3 tblsps oil and put in 1/2 tsp cumin seeds.
When it stops popping, add the tomatoes and fry till soft.
Put in the potatoes.
Mix well and cover with 1 cup water.
Cook till tender and... - 40.9105
Cook the coclocasia in plenty of water till soft.
Leave to cool, peel and slice into thick roundels.
Soak the tamarind in a cup of water.
Heat the oil in a thick bottomed pan and place the cumin in it.
When the cumin begins to move around, add the rest of the... - 40.8055
Masala Bhara Mirchi
1. Soak gram overnight.
2. Slit capsicums lengthwise. Remove seeds.
3. Slice onion, grind spices.
4. Mix together gram, sliced onion and ground spices and lightly fry in a little fat.
5. Stuff capsicums with the fried filling.
6. Heat remaining fat. Place... - 40.6847
Masala Trotters Paya
1. Wash trotters using rice flour to rub in.
2. Boil washed trotters in a cooker for 20 to 25 minutes with 5 cups of water.
3. Grind red chil-chillies, coconut, ginger, garlic, cinnamon, coriander-cumin powder, cloves, cardamoms, turmeric powder, chilli... - 40.513
Mutton Masala Nagpuri
Mix meat with ground masala and onions, and keep for 15 mins.
Put pan on fire.
Add ghee and salt and 1 1/2 cups hot water.
Simmer covered till 1/2 done.
Uncover pan and fry well till dry.
Add in tomato and 1/2 cup water and simmer till meat is tender and... - 40.1819
Masala Naram Kitchri
Boil rice and moong with 1 tbs ghee and sufficient water to cook till very soft.
Heat 3 tbs ghee.
Add baghar and when brown, add onion, then add masala and fry well.
When soft, add in the soft kitchri and 1 cup hot water.
Simmer on a slow fire for... - 40.1496
Heat oil, fry onion seeds, garlic and curry leaves till light brown.
Add onions and fry light brown.
Add in yam, salt and 1 cup hot water.
Cover pan and cook on a slow fire till suran is done and water dry.
Mix in the green chillies, mint and... - 39.7497
Black-eyed Pea/lobiya Masala
Soak Black-eyed peas overnight or for at least 8 hrs.
Pressure cook Black-eyed peas up to 3 whistles or boil them on the stove for at least 45 minutes.
Add oil in a skillet, when hot, add mustard seeds & allow them to splutter. Then add jeera seeds, curry... - 39.3677
Heat 4 tbs ghee.
Fry leg well on all sides till browned.
Add 3 cups hot water.
Cover and cook till tender.
Heat two tbs ghee.
Add onion and fry till light brown.
Add in chilli, salt, garlic and ginger.
Fry 2-3 mins., add tomatoes.
When it boils, put in the... - 39.35
Green Masala Fried Kingfish
Green masala fried kingfish is a spicy fish recipe. Prepared with garlic, chilies, tamarind and coconut to taste, the green masala fried kingfish is cooked in oil and is served with the chutney. - 39.1238
1. Shell prawns, de-vein.
2. Wash well.
3. Grind to a fine paste, chillies, garlic, cumin and salt, using vinegar.
4. Apply well on prawns. Set aside for half an hour.
5. Heat oil. Lightly fry chopped onions.
6. Add prawns. Fry for 5 minutes.
7. Cover and... - 38.6893
Scrape karelas well, apply plenty of salt and keep in the sun for 3-4 hours if possible, if not, keep uncovered in a plate.
Wash well and squeeze out all water, slit along side.
Fry onions in hot ghee till golden, add tomatoes, salt, chillies, coriander,... - 38.6736
1. Wash and soak Bengal gram in 2 cups water overnight. Pressure cook with salt in 2 1/2 cups water for 40 minutes.
2. Heat 1 cup oil. Add 1 cup sliced onion. Fry well, drain and keep aside. Fry and drain potato cubes. Fry cubes of bread; drain and keep... - 38.1476
Bamboo Shoot Masala
Heat oil, fry ground masala and crushed garlic till oil surfaces, then add tomato and salt, simmer till tomato is soft.
Stir in the bamboo, add 1/4 cup hot water.
Cover and simmer for 10 mins., till vegetable is dry.
Serve with phulkas. - 38.1081
1. Boil pasta as per instructions on the packet.
2. Cut all vegetables in long pieces.
3. In a vessel, roast all the vegetables on high flame for 2 minutes. Add a pinch of Salt to taste and keep aside.
4. In a pan, put cumin seeds and roast for 1 minute.
5.... - 37.984
1. Slice tomatoes into thick slices.
2. Arrange on the plate side by side.
3. Dot each slice with the chutney.
4. Sprinkle salt and jeera powder.
5. Sprinkle the grated carrot and then the onion on all slices.
6. Sprinkle the puffed rice on top.
7. Garnish... - 37.5897
Masala Rice Mold
In a bowl, mix rice, chicken, salt, lemon juice, ground masala and melted butter.
Mix well till all the rice is green and well-coated with masala.
Firmly press into greased aluminium mould and bake in a moderate oven 350° for 15 mins.
Unmould onto serving... - 37.0621
The Masala dish is a spicy and well loved dish at home. The explosive flavors of this popular dish is simply incomparable. Try this wonderful Masala recipe - 36.7174
Stuffed Masala Potato
Scrub and bake potatoes.
Meanwhile, in a medium-sized skillet, saute onion, garlic and ginger in vegetable oil until onion is soft. Stir in turmeric, ground coriander, cumin, cayenne pepper and salt. Set aside.
Remove potatoes from oven and cut in half... - 36.628
Boondi In Masala Yogurt
Whisk the yogurt and add the salt, sugar, water, ground coriander, chilli powder and chopped coriander and set aside.
Heat the oil in a small frying pan and fry the onion seeds, white cumin seeds and dried red chillies.
Remove from the heat and set aside for... - 36.4016
Mushroom And Peas With Garam Masala
1. Finely chop the onion, ginger, and garlic in a food processor or blender.
2. Heat a large nonstick skillet or saucepan over medium-high heat. Swirl in the oil, then add the onion mixture. Stir-fry until golden brown, 3-4 minutes.
3. Stir in the tomato,... - 35.8462
Masaila Arhar is very delicious and healthy. The curry leaves and red chillies gives the Masaila Arhar a prefect taste. Must catch it. - 35.6113
Savory Masala For Meat
1. In a bowl, blend together all the ingredients.
2. Use immediately in curries or transfer in an airtight jar and keep in a cool dry place. - 34.6258
Dhan Sakh Masala
Dry roast each ingredient individually with 1-2 tsp of oil on a tava.
Cool, grind and mix.
Store in an airtight glass container.
It can be kept for over one year. - 33.8678
Dry roast the coconut on a low Flame.
Dry roast the sesame too, separately, on a low flame.
Then roast the rest of the ingredients, except the asafoetida, in oil.
Transfer these to a plate and in the same pan saute the asaioetida.
1 Grind together the whole... - 33.7627
Add all spices to squeezed flesh of one coconut, with peanuts.
Stir over gentle heat until the coconut browns.
Cool and bottle.
Keeps for months. - 32.6296
1. In food processor, mix all ingredients to make fine paste.
2. Store in clean glass jar in refrigerator. Lasts for 1 week - 32.4838
Grind all the spices to a fine powder.
Store in an airtight jar and refrigerate.
It will stay fresh for months. - 32.3448
Chop Onion, Tomato and cilantro finely.
put them together in a bowl. Add oil, chilli pwd, pepper and toss well
Add the peanuts and lemon juice. Mix it well. Season with salt.
Enjoy it as a starter.
( NOTE: be careful not to put excess salt as the peanuts... - 32.3069
Traditional Valsad Masala Green
Grind all ingredients and store in an airtight glass jar.
This will only stay for 2-3 days, and a little longer in the refrigerator. - 32.1754
Masala Peanuts as the names suggests means sauteeing Peanuts/Groundnuts in Masala/Spices. This is a real quick and tasty snack. Though not recommended as a frequent snack (owing to high levels of cholesterol) this snack is surely a refreshing twist to the... - 31.5718
Traditional Valsad Masala Dry
Pound all ingredients and store in an airtight glass jar.
It can be kept for 5-6 days, and longer in the refrigerator. - 31.4727
Heat oil in a frying pan. splutter mustard seeds Put green chili.
After 5 minutes, put red chili powder,garam masala(optional) turmeric powder and boiled potatoes.
Take a dish, put potatoes in it then garnish it with coriander leaves. - 30.7209
Dry roast all the ingredients except the red chilly and dry mango powders, till you get a mild aroma.
Grind to a fine powder in a dry grinder.
Then mix in the rest of the ingredients and grind again.
This has to be a superfine powder.
If you wish you can... - 30.4593
Masala Ni Kaleji
Rub ground spices and salt into liver and shallow fry for 2-3 minutes.
Do not over fry as liver will then get tough. - 29.9355
Masala Pechdar Marghi
1. Wash the chicken pieces well. Discard the neck and fine bones near the breast. Marinate in salt and set aside.
2. Broil the saffron on an iron skillet and crumble it into a cup of hot water.
3. Grind the whole long masala list with half a cup of water till... - 29.558
Masala Ni Kolmi
1. Grind the garlic, cumin seeds and red chillies to a fine paste in your mixer grinder or on a stone pestle with a little water.
2. Chop the onions and place them in a dekchi with the curry leaves and one cup of refined oil. When the onions are placed on the... - 26.396
Roast and powder fine.
Use as powder or grind into a paste. - 25.4973
1 The spices should be absolutely dry. Dry grind to a powder. Sieve and powder the residue again. Store in a clean, airtight container. Will keep well for at least 6 months. - 25.3978
Masala Na Chaap
1. Wash and salt the chops and mix in the ginger paste, the black pepper powder and heated saffron. Allow to marinate for four hours.
2. Take half a cup of ghee and heat in a flat bottomed vessel. When hot place the chops at the bottom of the vessel and turn... - 23.0388
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