Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Besara dia Matti Alu Bhaja ( Suran fries )
Cooking Time Required: 10-15 mins
Cost of Preparation: 30-35 Rupees
Ingredients: Matti Alu/ Suran ( 200 gm ), cooking oil ( 7-8 tsp ), salt ( to taste), turmeric ( 1/3 tsp ), soaked rice ( 2-3 tsp), mustard seeds ( 3 tsp ), green chilli ( 1-2 nos ).
Preparation: Grind the mustard seeds with the green chilli into a fine paste.
Grind the rice separately into a thin watery paste. Add a pinch of salt to this paste.
Cut the suran into 1/2 cm thick pieces. Wash throughly.
Cooking: Take the suran pieces in a wok. Add the mustard seed paste along with salt and turmeric. Pour just enough water to cover the pieces.
Cook on a medium flame for 5-6 mins till almost done. Remove from stove, drain excess water and allow to cool down.
Heat a non-stick pan. Drizzle a little oil on it.
Dip the boiled suran pieces in the rice paste and place on the pan. Fry on both sides till lightly crisp.
Serve hot with white rice.