How was ur long weekend? Did u go out for some places..We don't have much choices in Houston..our long w/e was busy..we spent one whole day in Houston premium outlet mall..window shopping :) found few good stuff in Gap and Aeropostale.. Next day we did plan to go for movie..after seeing the reviews for Terminator Salvation, Night at the museum and Angels & Demons, we cancelled our movie plan and stayed indoors and moreover we had some rain here...We had a very special lunch that day, we had biriyani, raita, rasam and rice in banana leaf...man that was aw some..hot biriyani in banana leaf was heavenly...
Sometimes I just feel there is no place to go in Houston..its so dry..I wish I was in LA...hmmmm..we have to be happy with what we got rite.. coming to food menu this long w/e..
First day ---pancakes, lemon rice, Chinese takeout
second day--- bread, biriyani, rice , rasam
Third day--- bread, paruppu urundai mor kozhumbu, raw banana fry, bitter gourd fry,
coconut rice, egg masala
I think i put on few pounds over this w/e..i should work hard in the gym for next few day :(...
How was ur w/e guys???..do share ur experience...
Lets make chole masala today....
2 cups cooked chick peas(Wash and soak chole overnight. Pressure cook with little salt and water for 15 – 20 minutes. Do not over cook.)
6 tbsp ghee
2 tbsp -g3-ginger garlic green chilli paste (2 garlic, 4 green chilli, 1" ginger- grind to paste)
1 sliced onion
1 cup tomato puree
3 tbsp kazana chole masala
salt to taste
Heat 4 tbsp of ghee, fry finely sliced onion till golden brown. Add 2 tbsp of g3 paste. Cook for a minute, add tomato puree and cook for 5 minutes. Add cooked chick peas and two cups of water and cook for another 5 minutes. Add salt to taste. Add 2 tbsp of khazana chole masala and cook for 10 mts. Remove from heat. Sprinkle 1 tbsp of chole masala. Heat 2 tbsp of ghee till it smokes and our this over sprinkled masala and cover immediately. Garnish with coriander.
Serve hot with Bhatura/poori..