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Raw tomato chutney / Green tomato chutney

Raw tomatoes or green tomatoes  are the tomatoes which are unripe or still green in colour. Raw Tomatoes contains antioxidant and vitamin C which is good for health. Here in this post I'm going to share two raw tomatoes or green tomatoes chutney  which can be served as a side dish with steamed rice. 


Green tomatoes chutney with mustard seeds paste :

INGREDIENTS:

2 green tomatoes2-3 green chillies 1/3 tbsp nigella  seeds ( Kala jeera) 1/3 tbsp cumin powder 1/3 tbsp red chilli powder 1/3 tbsp turmeric powder 1 bay leaf2 tbsp yellow mustard seeds 1-2 tbsp mustard oil little chopped coriander leaves salt to taste 

METHOD:

Soak yellow mustard seeds in warm water for at least half an hour. Drain and make a fine paste. Keep aside. Wash green tomatoes under running water . Chop roughly. In a pan heat mustard oil. Add bay leaf and nigella seeds. When crackling add turmeric powder. Add chopped tomatoes. Cook until oil separates. Add cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well. Add whole g…

Kidney beans curry recipe

Kidney beans or Rajma are very popular in India . It's a good meat substitute for vegetarians. Kidney beans are little black and red in colour and of kidney shapes . These beans have lots of vitamins and nutrients.  Kidney beans curry is a simple recipe to serve as a side dish with steamed rice or roti (Indian bread) .

Ingredients :

• 2 cups kidney beans

• 1 big onion chopped

• 1 tomato chopped

• 2 cloves of garlic chopped

• 1 little piece of ginger chopped

• 1/2 tbsp cumin powder

• 1/2 tbsp coriander powder

• 1/2 tbsp red chilli powder

• 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder

• 1/2, tbsp garam masala powder

• 2 tbsp oil

• 1/3 cup chopped coriander leaves

• 2 tbsp cream
&
• Salt to taste


Method:

Soak kidney beans in enough water for 4 hours.
Drain and wash under running water.
In a pressure cooker take the kidney beans. Add 2-3 cups of water. In high heat cook for 2-3  whistles  .
Let the cooker open itself. Drain and keep the kidney beans aside.

In a pan heat 2 tbsp of mustard oil. Add chopp…

How to Roll Papad

Papad is also called Papadum. The papad is a thin round shaped Indian food which becomes crispy like chips after cooking.
Papad is usually made from different lentils. There are different varieties and sizes of papad available in the market. Papad can be either fried or roasted.

Papad is served as an accompaniment to an Indian meal as a   snack or as a starter.

By the following video I am sharing how to roast papad in a  tava and how to make it's roll.