Monday, March 1, 2010

BASIC INDIAN GRAVY

INGREDIENTS: Onions - 8
                              Tomatoes - 8
                              Gingergarlic - 2 tbsp
                              Salt - 1tbsp
                              Redchilli powder - 2tbsp
                              Oil - 5tbsp
                              Turmeric - 1/2tsp

METHOD: Chop onions finely.
Grind  tomatoes into fine paste.
Take a kadai add 4tbsp oil and heat it.
Add onions and fry them well till golden brown colour.
Add 1tbsp salt,turmeric.
After the onions turn golden brown add gingergarlic paste and fry nicely until the raw smell disappears.
Add tomato paste and mix well.
Fry nicely until the oil comes out from the gravy.
Add redchilli powder.
Fry them nicely till 10mins.
The raw smell should disappear  from the gravy and oil comes out.
Off the stove and remove the kadai from the stove
Let it cool well and then you can store in airtight container in fridge.
This gravy lasts for more than a week.

NOTE: Should not add water to this gravy when your planning to stock it for a week.
             Use dry spoon for taking the gravy whenever you need.
              Keep it immediately in the fridge  after use.


This is the basic indian gravy used to make any type of dish.
And very useful for working women.

Iam just telling you the method how to use this gravy
If you are planning to make potato curry.
Cut potatoes into cubes.
Keep a kadai add 2tbsp of basic indian gravy let it fry  little than add the potato cubes little water and let it boil in sim untill potatoes are cooked.
Finally add garam masala and garnish it with  fresh coriander leaves..............................
The same method you can follow with any vegetables.

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