Monday, March 20, 2006

Parota and ChickPeas Curry

Ingredients for Parota:
Maida ,oil, salt.
Ingredients for Chick Peas Curry:
2 cups of Brown Chick Peas
2-Onions finely chopped
1-Tomato chopped
2 -Green chillies finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped Carrots
Ginger 1/2 inch
Garlic pods 3(medium size)
Cinnamon Stick 1/2 inch
Bay leaf-1("Tej pattha")
Dhaniya pwd-1tsp(Ground coriander)
Red chilli pwd-1tsp
A pinch of Turmeric
oil for cooking
Salt to taste
5R6 Sprigs of Mint (Pudina)
Soak chick peas overnight and cook in sufficient water until cooked well.
Heat a frying pan over a medium to high heat. Add the 1tspn of oil, onion, ginger-garlic paste(crushed),chopped green chillies,turmeric,crushed cloves &cinnamom stick,bayleaf and salt.Cook,stirring, for 5 minutes, or until the onions are soft. Add the tomatoes ,chopped carrots and cook for another 2 minutes to soften.Add the boiled chickpeas ,redchillie pwd,dhaniya pwd and leave it for 3secs and add enough water to make thick gravy.Cover with lid and bring the gravy to boil.Garnish with Pudina leaves which will give nice aroma and good taste.
Kerala Parota is available in My Treasure...My Pleasure.


Annita said...

Vineela,Is this the porotta you made by yourself..Looks really great..

Priya said...

Hey Vineela..this is the 2nd time I am at ur blog the first time the jilebis got me here and now the curry. I had a Q abt the parata's do u roll them...I see concentric do u roll a long strip of dough and then flatten it ..?
And do let non-blogger accnt holders comment at ur blog..!!

Priya said...

Sorry I dint chk the link u attached for the parota's :-)

Puspha said...

WOW!!! I love these eaten with sambar mixed with sugar. Sounds weird eh? But I love it!!!!!!!!

sailu said...

Those are wonderful looking parathas,Vineela.
Love chick peas curry too..:)

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