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Showing posts with label Beans. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Beans. Show all posts

Monday, January 11, 2010

Beans Pappu

Beans Pappu:

Ingredients:
  • Beans - 1/4 kg
  • Onion - 2
  • Tomato - 2
  • Toor Dhal - one hand full or 50g
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Oil - to fry
  • Curry Leaves - for seasoning (few leaves)
  • Coriander Leaves - for seasoning
  • Sambar Powder - 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
Method:
  • Cook toor dhal and tomato
  • Cook beans separately 
  • Smash the beans and remove all the water from it (it shouldn't look like beans)
  • Heat oil, add mustard seeds when it splutters add curry leaves
  • Add salt
  • Fry onion till light brown
  • Squeeze tomato completely add it to the mixture
  • Add toor dhal and smashed beans
  • Add sambar powder and little more water
  • Serve for 3 to 4 people.
NOTE: Water should be less in pappu.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Nachos - Snacks

Nachos:

Ingredients:
  • corn tortilla chips
  • 1 can refried beans
  • small jar mild salsa or taco sauce
  • few olives 6 oz., cheese
Method:
  1. Arange the chips in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  2. Top each chip with 1/2 tsp. of refried beans and then 1/2 tsp. of salsa
  3. Add a small amount of cheese (grated or cut into small chunks) to top of each.
  4. Put the baking sheet in an oven watching carefully, until cheese melts and bubbles.
  5. Serve hot.