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Mushroom Fried Rice

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Mushroom Fried Rice

Serving Size:4
Ingredients:

2 cups of cooked Basmati Rice
1 cup of finely chopped onions
2 green chillies chopped
1/2 cup of green peas
3 eggs beaten well
1tsp of mustard seeds
1tbsp of finely minced garlic
1tsp of crushed chillie flask
1tsp of garam masala
1tbsp of chillie powder
1/4tsp of tumeric powder
2tbsp of curry masala powder
1tsp pepper powder
Salt to taste
1tsp of lemon juice
1 cup chopped mushrooms of any kind
Chopped corinader leaves

Preparation Method:
Add 2tbsp of oil ,1tsp of salt and 1tsp of pepper powder to the cooked rice Mix well and keep a side.
Coat a frying pan with 1tsp oil,pour in the beaten eggs. Add salt and pepper.Scramble it well in the oil and keep aside.

Coat a large wok with 2tbsp of oil, add the minced garlic and the chillie flask. Then add the mustard seeds,chopped onion,1/4tsp of salt,garam masala,chili powder,pepper powder,turmeric and curry masala powder.Fry the mixture for 10 minutes. Then add the chopped mushrooms and saute til they become tender. N…

Puttu

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We were visiting our old friends back in Owasso recently and that's where I learned how to prepare this famous Kerala cuisine from my hubby's friend Ram. It's one of my favorite food which I like to have with brown sugar and banana. Ram taught me how to prepare them step by step and my attempt was a success but first round of the puttu was not in good shape. After making a few I mange to get the shape right.

PuttuSource: Wikipedia
Puttu (Malayalam: പുട്ട്,pronounced [puttu]), is a culinary specialty in Kerala. It is also popular in certain areas of Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu. It is made by steaming moistened rice powder.It is key that only enough water to wet the flour be added, and that too slowly. This should not have the consistency of dough, but rather a damp coarse mixture. Of late, other variations with wheat flour, flour made from tapioca, corn and ragi and even maida are also used. Puttu is also served with various dishes, most popularly papadam, yellow Kerala plantain…