Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Mixed saag

JAMMU is all set to enjoy winters with lots of local saag and white makhhan, Desi ghee and also the waist meter is deliberately hidden.

Saag is not boiling and blending into paste and then tadka with lot of onion tomatoes to kill the actual flavors.

For Dogra households saag is just chopping leaves very fine. Then stir frying and cooking in its own juices. Throw in green chillies and it's ready with just few spices.

Mixed saag

baby spinach 1/2 kg
Mooli leaves fresh 250 gms
Coriander leaves bunch
Soy leaves /dill leaves 100 gms
Few methi leaves
Red chilli flakes 1 tsp
Desi ghee generous
Hing pinch
Haldi 1/2 tsp
Zeera powder 1 tsp
Green chilies
Salt to taste


Wash n chop all leaves very fine .

In wok heat Desi ghee. Add hing, splutter, Add saags and stir fry and cover. Cook in very low flame. When saag half cooked, add spices and green chilies. Cook till ghee leaves sides.

Enjoy with Rotis.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Adrak instant pickle

Adrak instant pickle


Adrak/ginger root 250 gms
Red chili flakes 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp.
Rai powder 1 tsp
Mustard oil
Galagal khatta 1/2 cup

Wash and peel adrak. Cut half in thin strips and grate another half quantity.
In pan heat MO, When smokey, add adrak strips and grated one. Saute. Add all spices and saute at lower heat. Check the rawness of all spices vanish but adrak should not loose its crunch
Add Galagal juice and switch off flame. Let it cool and store in airtight container and enjoy
Alternate method
Soak strips in white vinegar overnight. Next day ginger strips turn pink. Discard the vinegar and use strips and Sautee in oil n spices for minute.
No need to add Galagal juice.

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