Friday, March 23, 2007

Corn and Egg Masala and...


Hard Boiled eggs - 4 Cut in halves
Onion - 1 medium cut length wise
Tomato - 1 medium cut length wise
Corn - Frozen - 1 cup
Green Chilly - 1 slit length wise
Garlic - 4 cloves julienned
Water 1 cup
Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp or to taste
Coriander Powder -1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1tsp
Turmeric - Pinch
Salt - to taste
Oil - as needed


Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard and cumin seeds. Add garlic, green chilly and onions. Add salt and turmeric powder and saute till onions are soft. Add corn and stir for few minutes. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder. Saute for few minutes till the raw smell of chilli powder is gone

Add tomatoes and eggs and one cup of water. Cover with a lid and cook on low flame for 10 to 15 minutes. Check in between to see that there is enough water. If not add a little more.

Remove the lid and stir till the water is evaporated. Don't move the eggs too much.

Remove from heat and serve with hot rice.

English Cucumbers with soy and hot sauce

English cucumbers are just seedless cucumbers. You can use regular cucumbers too but just take the seeds out.

1 large English cucumber - Skin peeled and cut into cubes
Soy Sauce - 1Tbsp.
Hot sauce or hot oil - 1Tbsp.
Sugar - pinch
Red pepper flakes - 1 tsp.
Olive oil - as needed
Salt - to taste


Heat olive oil in a pan. Add red chilli flakes and cucumbers. Stir for 2 minutes. Add soy sauce, hot sauce and sugar. Check for salt and add salt if needed. Stir for 2 minutes and remove from heat and serve.

You can add garlic too if you like.

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