Sunday, November 29, 2009

Sweet Potato Curry

A very simple and quick dish...

1. Sweet Potatoes-250gms-cut into 1" cubes
2. Capsicum-one large-cut in 1" cubes
3. Onion-one large-chopped finely
4. Tomatoes-3 large-chopped finely
5. Garlic-one clove-chopped finely
6. Coriander powder-1tsp
7. Turmeric powder-pinch
8. Chilly powder-2 tsp, green chilly-1-slit
9. Cinnamon-1"
10. Curd-one cup-if you like you can use a sour one
11. Salt , oil, mustard seeds(1 tsp), jeera(1 tsp), urud dal(1 tsp), curry leaf-10-chopped

Heat the oil and add the mustard. Once they are done spluttering add the rest of the items in 11(except salt of-course;) ) and cinnamon. Add the onion and green chilly and fry till the onion are transparent. Add the tomatoes and capsicum and fry for 3 minutes. Add the turmeric, coriander powder, chilly powder and the salt needed. Mix and cook for a minute. Add the sweet potatoes and cook for 3 minutes. Add the curd and cook closed for few minutes, till the potatoes are soft. Should not take more than 8-10 minutes. Add little water if you want a little gravy. Done.

Can add ginger, cardamom, coconut milk/paste, peas, beans, cauliflower...use your imagination.

Came across this one, sounds interesting: Sweet Potato Eggplant Spinach Madras curry

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

week 49, 2009

Storcenter Hacks:

Static Analysis Tools: - web apps

Thursday, October 01, 2009

fish for nano tanks

Friday, July 17, 2009

Multipurpose curry base :)

1. 2 tsp ground nuts
2. 1 tsp cashew
3. 3 red chillies
4. 1 tsp till
5. 1 tsp coconut
6. 1/2 tsp pepper corn
7. 2 cloves of garlic(optional)

Dry roast the above.

To the above add:
1. 1 tomato
2. 1/2 onion
3. 1/2 lemon size tamarind

Grind into a fine paste.

This can be used as a curry base for almost any vegetable ;)

I have tried with plantain, brinjal and ridge-guard. They were gooooood....

Thursday, June 25, 2009

week 26 - FXMovieManager

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Veg Chatpata

For Grinding:
1. One small onion
2. One small tomato
3. Cloves-2
4. Cinnamon-1"
5. Jeera-1 tsp
6. Urad Dal-1 tsp
7. Mustard-1 tsp
8. Green Chilly-1
9. Turmeric-a pinch
10. Corriander powder - 2tsp

Fry the above in oil and leave aside to cool. Grind to a fine paste.

6.Paneer-1/2 cup
7. Beans-1/2 cup
8. Coconut milk-1/2 cup
9. Corriander leaves
10. Sugar-1 tsp
11. Fresh cream-2 tbsp
12. Lemon-1
13. Pepper-1/2 tsp

Cut all vegetables into half-inch cubes. Steam for 15mins except capsicum and paneer.
In a pan, heat 2tbsp of oil and fry the paneer and keep aside. In the same oil fry capsicum till it is tender. Add 1/2 tsp of pepper(coarsely ground) and fry.

Add the ground paste to the pan and mix well. Add a cup of water and let it come to a boil. Add the vegetables and paneer. Add salt. Let the mix cook for 2 minutes. Once it starts boiling add a tsp of sugar. Add the fresh cream, corriander leaves. Cook till you get a not too thick gravy. Just before serving squeeze the lemon into it.

Fish diagnosis

Saturday, February 14, 2009

iomega storcenter mounting

To mount:

mount -t cifs -o username=guest,password=pass // /media/nfs

To unmount:

umount /media/nfs

might need to issue this command first -

echo 0 > /proc/fs/cifs/LinuxExtensionsEnabled

That is it.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Tuesday, January 13, 2009