Bangalore day 12

A blog by @mircwalsh

Bangalore day 12

Thursday August 13

Today work was slow again. I was given a story to do on a new book on short stories by M Koshy which didn’t take long.
I also attempted to buy an Indian sim card. A process which I found to be impossible and the sales guide was not in the slightest bit helpful.

That night we went to cooking class where we learnt how to make.            

Lemon Rice

  1. Put pan on gas with sunflower oil. Add mustard seeds.
  2. Add ½ teaspoon of black gram dal and same of Bengal gram dal.
  3. Add 1 tsp of ground nuts.
  4. Add one hand of cashew nuts.
  5. Mix with spoon
  6. Add curry leaves
  7. Add green chillies
  8. Add ½ tsp of tumanic powder
  9. Add cold rice.
  10. Add 1 tsp of lemon juice

Channa masala

  1. Fry ½ cup of desiccated coconut in oil.
  2. Mince 1 onion
  3. Crush garlic and ginger in blender
  4. Add garlic and ginger paste.
  5. Cut up 2 tomatoes
  6. Let the coconut go golden borwn.
  7. Add the tomatoes to the onion mix.
  8. Boil potatoes
  9. Add ½ tsp paprika and some coriander to the mix.
  10. Add chickpeas
  11. Add salt according to taste.
  12. Bring to poil then add coconut paste.
  13. Let simmer for 15 minutes.
  14. Add ½ tsp of green masala powder and pepper powder.

North Indian dosa.

  1. ¼ kg of wheat powder.
  2. Add a little salt.
  3. Add 3-4 tsp of oil.
  4. Add a pinch of sugar.
  5. Mix it all up
  6. Add water and make a dough.
  7. Add onions
  8. Add tsp of chopped coriander leaves.
  9. Add 1 inch of grated ginger.
  10. Add above to potatoes.
  11. Add salt to taste
  12. Add a pinch of green masala powder.
  13. Add ½ tsp of chilli powder
  14. Add 1 tsp lemon juice.
  15. Mix together with fingers
  16. Roll out dough
  17. Put oil and flour on the dough.
  18. Add the filling
  19. Wrap the dough around the filling and roll again.
  20. Fry in pan.