Friday, April 29, 2011

VEGETABLE VERMICILI KICHADI

I am posting here a delicious dish which is suitable for breakfast as well as dinner. The vegetable vermicelli kitchadi  is a wholesome food and needs no side dish. If a side dish is required, then a curd salad with tomato, onion and cucumber is very suitable for this.

 
வெஜிடபிள் சேமியா கிச்சடி
Ingredients:
vermicelli- 3 cups
finely chopped onion-1 cup
finely chopped tomato- 1 cup
ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
turmeric powder- 1 tsp
chopped carrot- half cup
chopped potato- half cup
chopped beans- half cup
frozen green peas- 3 tbsp
chopped mint- half cup
chopped coriander- half cup
small garlic flakes- 2 tbsp
salt to taste
ghee- 2 tbsp
oil- 1 tbsp

grind the following ingredients with a little waterto a coarsely paste;

green chillies-3, cinnamon- 1" piece, fennel seeds- 1 tsp

Procedure:

Heat a pan and pour the ghee and the oil.
Add the onion and fry them to golden brown.
Add the GGpaste and fry for a few minutes.
Then add the vegetables with tomatoes, the turmeric powder and a little salt.
Cook them till the vegetables are almost done.
Now add the ground paste and cook for a few minutes.
Add the greens and fry for a few seconds.
Now pour 4 cups of water.
Add enough salt.
When the water starts boiling sprinkle the vermicelli gradually
Cook on modeate fire.
When the kitchadi is fully cooked, pour a tsp of ghee and oil around it, mix well and put off the fire.
The delicious vegetable vermicelli kitchadi is ready now!!