Wednesday, June 25, 2014

About Bloggers

Hello ,  This is Sharanya . I am interested in cooking from my school days. I used to watch all the cookery shows. Till now i was having 6 diaries full of recipes which were hand written by me by watching various cookery shows. 

   I want to keep all those recipes in  online format , so  I decided to start this blog along with my sister Anuvarshini. She gives innovative ideas to recipes and helps me in cooking . 

    I started this blog in my name , even though she a contributor  and backbone of this blog.She  was a Master in Business Administration.
 I am a physiotherapist by profession , still my interest towards cooking  growing everyday.

  In our blog , you can find , traditional recipes mostly of kongunadu as we belong to this region , North Indian , International , Baked recipes  especially Eggless ones.

   Hope you all like our blog and support us in our journey in this blog world. Enjoy this feast of kongu recipe...........

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Amaranthus Rice

 Araikeerai as called in Tamil is a widely used green in India. Amaranth leaves are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and folate and minerals like calcium, iron , potassium , zinc and copper .
 This rice is simple and easy to prepare.
Requirements :
Amaranthus leaves – 1 cup
Cooked rice – 2 cup
Onion – 1
 Green chilly – 2
Garlic – 2 cloves
Curry leave – a sprig
Oil – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
Salt as requiredInline image 6

Method :
Heat oil in a kadai , add the cumin seeds and let it splutter.
Now , add the chopped onion , garlic , slit green chillies and curry leaves.
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Sauté well till the onions are translucent.
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Add the amaranthus leaves and sauté for five minutes , by this time the leaves will be cooked.
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Add the rice and required salt , stir well.
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Stir for two minutes and take out from flame.
Amaranthus rice is ready to serve.
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No sidedish is needed.