Friday, 17 April 2015

POTATO WEDGES (BAKED/AIRFRIED)

POTATO WEDGES (BAKED/AIRFRIED)




INGREDIENTS
  • Potatoes (peeled) - 3-4
  • Olive oil - 3-4 tablespoons
  • Red chilli powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Chilli flakes - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt - 1/2 teaspoon (adjust according to taste)


METHOD
  • Slice potatoes in the form of french fries, slightly thicker than the normal ones.
  • In a bowl mix oil, salt, red chilli powder & chilli flakes.
  • Now add the sliced potatoes to the oil mixture prepared & coat each slice with the oil coating.
  • Keep it aside for 5-7 minutes.

  • Do not keep it aside for a longer time as otherwise potatoes will start leaving water & along with that all the spices too get separated.
  • Next preheat an oven or an airfryer at 180 degrees celsius for around 2-3 minutes.
  • Place all the wedges on the baking rack. You can place them on a silver foil paper as well.

  • Bake them at 180 degrees Celsius for around 15-20 minutes or until crisp.

  • When perfectly crispy & done, take them out.
  • Potato wedges are ready to serve.
  • Serve them hot with tomato ketchup.

 

Monday, 6 April 2015

SCHEZWAN RICE

SCHEZWAN RICE





INGREDIENTS
  • Rice - 1/4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Capsicum (chopped) - 1 medium sized
  • Carrot (chopped) - 1-2 medium sized
  • Cabbage (chopped) - 1/2
  • Schezwan sauce - 1 teaspoon (click here for the recipe)
  • Vinegar - 1/2-1 teaspoon
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
METHOD
  • First we prepare rice to be used to make schezwan rice.
  • Soak rice in water for around 20 minutes.
  • Next, heat water (double the quantity of rice) in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Add soaked rice to it.
  • Also add salt as per taste.
  • Bring it to a good boil & cover the pan with a lid.
  • When water gets dried up completely, turn off the flame.
  • Rice is ready to use. Keep it aside.
  • Now, prepare cabbage to use.
  • Boil water in a pan, add chopped cabbage to it.
  • After boiling it for a minute, turn off the flame.
  • Strain off the excess water & cabbage is ready to use.
  • Next, heat oil in a pan.
  • Add chopped capsicum, chopped carrot & chopped cabbage to it.


  • Sauté these vegetables for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add a teaspoon of schezwan sauce & vinegar to these vegetables.
  • Add a little salt according to taste.


  • Mix them well & add boiled rice to these vegetables.

  • Mix them well & fry rice for a few minutes till they are well cooked.

  • Schezwan rice are ready to serve.

 
 


 

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