Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Onion Tomato Chutney

Sending this yummy chutney to Sreevalli's Spicy Fiery Chutneys..

Onion - 2
Tomato - 1
Channa Dal - 1/4 cup
Red chilli - 1
Urad Dal

1. In a pan add little oil and add the channa dal and red chili.
2. Fry until brown. Add the onions and saute well.Then add the tomato
3. Cool it and grind it.
4. In a pan add little oil and add mustard and urad dal.After it pops up add it to the grinded mixture and serve hot with idly or dosai.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Eggless Chocolate Cake


All Purpose Flour 1/4 cup
Whole Wheat Flour 3/4 cup
Baking Powder 1/2 teaspoon
Baking Soda 1 teaspoon
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 6 tablespoons
Granulated Sugar 3/4 cup
Unsweetened Applesauce (you could use oil too) 1/2 cup
Milk 1/4 cup
Yogurt 1/4 cup

Preheat the oven to 325F. Lightly grease an 8-inch round cake pan and dust it with cocoa powder.

1.In a large bowl sift together the all purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder and sugar. Make a well.
2.Add all the wet ingredients one by one.
3.With an electric mixer, beat the mixture on low speed for 2-3 minutes until the dry and wet ingredients are well combined. Do not over beat it.
4.Pour the batter in the prepared pan. Tap the pan a couple of times so the batter is spread evenly and there are no air bubbles.And bake it for 25mins.


1. In a medium size bowl add the margarine, ovaltine (powdered sugar) and cocoa powder.

2.Add milk little by little and continue beating the mixture till you get a nice spreadable consistency. I used around 3 tablespoons of milk.

Spread on the cake and I used fresh cream on the sides of the cake too.

Suliyan Urundai

I am not sure if many people know this. But tamil people will definitely know this simple and delicious dish.Generally my mom makes this on diwali morning as part of the breakfast.I also made this for Diwali.

Channa dal - cooked - 1cup
Cardamon - 2
Jaggery - 1/2cup
Coconut - 11/4th cup
Maida - 1cup
Ghee - 1tsp
Salt - a pinch
Oil - for deep frying

1.Cook the channa dal in pressure cooker.
2.In a pan add little ghee and then the cardamon and then add the cooked channa dal without any water.
3.Add the jaggery mixture and mix well until the jaggery melts and well mixed with the channa dal.
4.Then add the coconut and leave it for 5mins and allow it to cool.
5.Make small balls of the dal mixture and keep it.
6.In a bowl mix the maida and salt and add water to a thick paste.
8.In a pan add oil for frying.
7.Dip the channa dal in the maida paste and deep fry it.

Peanut Butter Banana Bread


Banana - 2
Peanut Butter - 3tlsp
Sugar - 1/2cup
Whole Wheat flour - 11/2 cup
Baking Soda - 1tsp
Baking Powder - 1/2 tsp
Milk - 1/2cup

1.Preheat oven to 250Degrees and grease a loaf pan.
2.Mix all the dry ingredients in a big bowl.
3.Mash the bananas well and then add the peanut butter and mix well.
4.Add the milk to the banana mixture.
5.Make a well in the dry ingredients and add the banana mixture and mix until well combined.
6.Pour the mixture in the loaf pan and top it with roasted cashews or any nuts of your choice.

Bake for 20 to 25mins ,cool well ,slice and enjoy :)

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Deepavali Nal Vazhthukal!

Wishing you all a very happy and safe Deepavali !!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Oats,Granola and Peanut Bar

Iam sending this to Madhuram's Whole Grain Oats event.


Oaks - 1cup
Granola - 1/2cup
Peanuts - 1/2cup
Milk - 1/cup
Brown Sugar - 1/2cup

1.Mix all the ingredients.
2. Pre heat to 200Degress.
3.In a baking pan spread the mixture and bake it for 20mins.

Cool it and slice.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009


As everyone know Diwali is coming and everyone will be busy shopping and making sweets and all.. But in US we hardly do anything..This is our second Diwali after marriage and I thought I should making something.. Never ever have done seedai and all. Its amma who does everything and I used to help her in doing it. But now things have changed and its me who has to do everything.. Kinda weird na ;)...So here is the way I made seedai.. My hubby asked me do I need something else as well to eat this ;).. I said no..your teeth itself is it was soft and crispy..never thought it will come out so well..


Rice Flour - 1 cup
Besan - 2 tbsp
Sesame seeds - 1tbsp
Ghee - 1tbsp
Oil for frying
Little chilli powder

1.Mix all the ingredients together.Add little water and make a tight dough into it.
2.In a pan add oil and let it heat.
3.Make small balls tightly with the dough.Make sure its really tight else it would burst while frying.
4.Fry until little brown and then put them into a tissue paper so that it will absorb the oil.

Note: In the pic there is a small piece left.What happenned was when I was frying it just bursted and fell away. I was like frightened. So make sure its really tight.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Zucchini,Edamame and Carrot Soup


Zucchini - 1
Carrot - 2
Red pepper - 1
Edamame - 1/2cup
Cayenne - 1tsp
Ginger and garlic - 3tsp
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Jeera - 1tsp
Olive oil

1.In a heavy bottom pan add little oil.
2.Then add jeera and then ginger garlic.
3.Saute for a min and then add the onion.
4.Saute till golden brown and then add zucchini.
5.Saute for 5mins then carrot.
6.After 5mins add the edamame.
7.Then add cayenne.Mix well.
8.Lastly add salt ,peppers and Tomatoes.
9.Mix well and add 2cups of water and let it boil.
10.After the vegetables are cooked well put the flame in low and let it stand for about 10mins.

A very healthy soup ready.

Whole Wheat, Oats Butterscotch Chip Cookies


Whole wheat flour - 1cup
Oats - 1/2cup
Water - 1/4cup
Sugar - 1/2cup
Butterscotch chip - 1/4th cup
BAking soda - 1/2tsp
Canola oil - 3tsp

1. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
2.Add water and canola oil and form a dough.
3.In a baking sheet make small balls and make a round shape.
4.Pre heat the oven to 220Degrees and bake for about 10 to 15mins.

Easy Garlic Bread


Bread - 2 slices of your choice
Garlic Powder - 1 tsp
Spinach - few leaves cut finely( Dint have parsley or any other herb) so used spinach :)
Olive oil - 1tsp

1.Mix garlic powder,salt,chopped spinach and olive oil in a small bowl.
2.Take little amount of the mixture and spread on the bread slice evenly.
3.In a pan put the bread slice and fry until light brown.
4.Do the same for other slices.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

ICC - August Challenge

It was a very long break. We shifted to chicago and so much work.Just now settled a little bit. So thought I should post the Kolukattai recipe for the Indian Cooking Challenge.


2 cups freshly grated coconut (can use frozen unsweetened coconut)
1 cup jaggery (grated)
1 tsp cardamom powder
one pinch nutmeg
2 tbsp Milk

1 cup rice flour
1.25 cup water
pinch of salt
1 tbsp oil

1.In a heavy bottom kadai mix all the ingredients for stuffing and let it sit for 15 min. Cook until it starts boiling and stuffing will turn yellowish brown and will be sticky. Take the kadai off the heat. Set it aside to cool down.

2.In a bowl take the rice flour,add little salt and then little by little add hot water. Make sure you mix with spoon as your adding hot water.Make a dough.
3.Take a small ball of the dough. Make a round shape with it and add little stuffing and close all sides of the dough on to the center and make the tip a little sharp. Make the same way for rest of the dough.
4.You can use the idly vessel for steaming the kolukattai.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Pidi Kozhukattai


Rice Flour - 2cups
Onion -1
Mustard -1tsp
Channa dal-1 tsp
Cashews - 10
Hot water

1.In a pan add oil and then add mustard and chana dal.
2.Add onion and saute till golden brown.
3.In a bowl take the rice flour,cashews,salt and then the onions.
4.Add hot water little by little and then mix well and make a small dough of it.
5.Take a hand full of it and close your hands and then keep it in a idly plate.
6.Similarly make all the pidi kozhukattai and steam for 15mins.

A very simple and yummy kozhukatai ready.

Channa and Brussel Sprouts Fry


Channa - cooked - 1cup
Brussel Sprouts - 1cup
Jeera - 1tbsp
Cayenne - 1tsp
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Garlic - 2
Olive oil

1.In a pan add olive oil and then jeera.
2.Then add the garlic and onion.
3.Saute till golden brown and then add the tomato.
4.Mix well and cook until the tomato is mushy.
5.Add the cayenne and salt.
6.Add channa and brussel sprouts and mix well.
7.Add little water and cook until the sprouts are cooked well.

Serve with Roti or plain rice.

Spring Onion Roti


Spring Onion- 1cup
Chilli powder - 1 tbsp
Wheat flour - 2 cups
1.Cut the spring onion into small pieces and mix all the above ingredients in a bowl.
2.Mix the dough for roti and roll it.
3.Heat tawa and add little oil and then turn the other side and cook well.

Brussel Sprouts with Almonds


Brussel Sprouts - 2cups - cut into small pieces
Almonds - 1/2cup
Onion - 1
Jeera - 2tbsp
Olive oil

1.In a pan add olive oil and then jeera.
2.Then add the onions and saute till golden brown.
3.Add the almonds.
4.Add the brussel sprouts and fry well for 10mins.
5.Add half cup water and cover with a lid and leave it for 20mins.
6.Mix well and then add salt.
7.Cook until the vegie is cooker well.

Friday, July 31, 2009

ICC July 2009 - Khaman Dhokla

Atlast made the dhokla's.:) since it was the Indian Cooking Challenge.

For Batter:

Bengal Gram flour / Besan - 250 gms (1 & 1/2 cup)
Curd - 1/2 cup
Water - 1/2 cup
Cooking Soda - 1/2 tsp

Oil - 1 tbsp
Turmeric a pinch
G. Chili paste - 1 - 2 long (as per taste)
Sugar - 1 tsp
Lemon juice - quarter tsp

Sesame seeds
Mustard Seeds
Curry leaves
Grated coconut
Coriander leaves

Little water + Oil to be topped on dhoklas

1.Mix first 1/2 cup curds with 1/2 water. To this add the besan and mix well to get a lump less batter.

2. Slowly add more water if needed else, add the soda. Keep it aside to rise for 1 hour.

3.In a pressure cooker, fill the pan with water, place a plate over which you will have use a plate or vessel for steaming the dhoklas.

4.To the batter mix in theLemon juice, oil, salt, sugar, green chili paste and turmeric powder. Mix well. This has to be done just before pouring to the plate or vessel.

5.Meanwhile have the pan on stove, and let the water start boiling. When the water reaches the rolling stage, you can mix the Baking soda to the batter.
6.Pour the batter to the plate. Place the plate carefully inside the pressure pan and cover with lid. You need not use the whistle. After covering you will find steam coming out of the outlet, simmer and don't disturb for almost 5 -7 minutes.
7.After 5 -7 minutes, remove the lid and proof it using toothpick or knife. If the knife comes out clean and does not have any batter sticking, then its done. Cover back and let it remain on flame for 1 min and switch off the gas and allow it for 5 minutes.
8.In a bowl, mix 3 tsp of water along with a tsp of oil
Remove the plate from the pan, pour the water and oil mix over the top.

Heat a pan with oil, add curry leaves, sesame seeds, mustard seeds and finely chopped green chilies. When mustard starts popping, remove and pour over the dhokla.

I forgot to take the pic with the tempering :(

Peanut and Brinjal Curry

I am sending this to Sanghi's FIL-Brinjal.


Brinjal - 1(Big)
Peanuts - 1cup
Onion - 1
Garlic - 2 pods
Tomatoes - 2
Cayenne - 1tbsp
Cinnamon powder - 1tsp
Coriander powder - 1tbsp
Urad dal

1.Cut all the veggies .In a pan add little oil and then mustard and urad dal.
2.After it pops add the onion and garlic and saute till golden brown.Then the peanuts.
3.Then add the tomatoes.
4.Add all the powders and mix well.
5.Add the brinjal pieces and mix well.
6.Add little water and salt and cover with a lid and cook until its soft.

Keep in low flame for 10mins and serve hot with roti's or plain rice.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Zucchini,Chickpea and Kale Soup


Channa - 1cup
Kale - 2cups-chopped
Zucchini - 1
Tomato - 3
Garlic - 2
Cayenne - 1tsp
Olive oil

1.In a pot add little olive oil and saute the garlic,then zucchini and kale.
2.Then add tomatoes followed by cooked chickpea.
3.Add cayenne and salt and mix well and saute for 5mins.
4.Then add water and let it boil well.
5.After the veggies are fully cooked let it stand in low flame for about 30mins and serve hot.

Brinjal,Butter Beans and Leeks Curry

I am sending this to Sanghi's FIL-Brinjal.

Brinjal- 3
Butter beans - 1cup
Leeks - 1/2cup chopped
Cinnamon powder - 1tsp
tomato - 2
Sour cream - 1tbsp
Cayenne - 1tsp
Olive oil

1.In a pot add olive oil and saute the leeks for 5mins or so.
2.Then add the brinjal chopped into small pieces.
3.Fry for about 10mins and then add tomato,cayenne salt and cinnamon powder.
4.Mix well.Add little water and let it boil for 5mins.
5.Add the butter beans and sour cream and mix well.
6.Let it boil and then check if the brnjal is cooked.
7.Let it stand in low heat for about 20mins and serve hot.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Mango Pickle

I have never made any pickle at home. I was missing the pickles so much and i thought why not make it at home. That how I made this grated mango pickle.

Iam sending this to Monsoon Spice Udupi event and Lakshmi.


Raw Mango - 1 cup - grated
Mustard - 1tbsp
Urad dal - 1tbsp
Channa dal - 2tbsp
Red dry chillies - 6(depending on ur spice level)
Fenugreek - 1tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch

1.Fry the red chillies,channa dal and fenugreek for 2mins.
2.Grind them and keep aside.
3.In a pan add little oil then mustard and urad dal.
4.After it pops add the grated mango.
5.Fry for 2mins and then add the grinded mixture to it.
6.Mix well.Add little oil and salt and mix for 10mins.

Server with dosa or idly or even plain rice :)..

Friday, July 17, 2009

Brown Scone

Dont know what happened but now a days I am liking the scones a lot. When I saw the Whole wheat baking event by Maduram and the British event I was searching for a recipe which I can send to both these events. Then I got this recipe.So this goes to Its a VeganWorld:British and Madhuram's Whole Grain Baking Event.


Whole wheat flour - 2cups
Nuts of your choice - 1cup(I used walnuts,almonds and sunflower seeds)
Baking powder - 1tbsp
Hemp Milk - 1cup ( Vanilla flavour) You can substitute this with normal milk + 1tsp vanilla essence
Brown sugar - 1/2cup(depending on how sweet you want it)

1.In a bowl mix all the dry ingredients.
2.Then add the hemp milk and mix well.
3.Make like a sticky dough and roll into 1/2inch thick round.
4.Cut into 6 pieces and bake it for abt 20mins at 350Degrees.

It was soft and yummy. My husband liked it too. Vanilla flavour was very nice.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Vegetable Left Over Quesadilla

Thinking what this is?? Yes I had some left over mixed vegetables which i made so used it for making quesadilla.


Tortilla - 2
Mixed vegetables cooked - 2cups(carrot,corn,beans,chickpea)
Cheese - 1cup

For the vegetable mixture i added chilli powder and salt and cooked well.

1.In a pan heat the tortilla and then sprinkle the cooked veggies on top and then after its a little hot shred the cheese and then when the cheese melts close the other side and heat both sides.

Chow Chow Kootu


Chow chow - 1 - peeled and cut into small pieces
Channa dal - 1/2cup
Moong dal - 1/4th cup
Scrapped coconut - 3tbsp
Sesame seeds - 1tsp
1.Pressure cook chow chow,moong and channa dal for 1 whistle.
2.In a pan add little oil and then mustard.After it pops add the onion and saute.
3.Then add the sesame seeds and then the cooked mixture.
4.Add the scrapped coconut mix well .Add salt and then cook until its not watery.
Serve hot with plain rice !!


For so long I wanted to make and eat this. I just love the smell and taste of rasmalai. That too saffron i love the smell and color. So here is the receipe.


Milk - 4cups
lemon juice - 1tbsp
Sugar - 1cup
Saffron - few strands
Cardamon - 1
Almonds - 3

1.In a heavy botton vessel add 2 cups of milk and let it boil well.
2.When the milk is boiled well add the lemon juice and mix.
3.Do not stop mixing.The milk will curdle and a thick mixture will form .
4.In a cloth put the mixture and strain all the water.Let it stand for 30mins.
5.In another vessel add water and then the sugar and put the strained panneer. And pressure cook for a whistle.
6.Keep aside.
7.In a heavy botton vessel add 2 cups of milk and let it boil well.
8.Add saffron and let it boil till it becomes one cup.
9.ADd the cardamon also and let itboil for 5mins.
10.Let it cool.
11.Add the pressure cooked panneer and add in the milk mixture and cool it in the refrigirator for an hour and serve. Before serving sprinkle almonds on top and serve.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Khara Bhath


Rava - 1cup
Onion - 1
Grated carrot - 1/4th cup
Peas - 1/4th cup
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Chili powder - little(depending how spicy u want)
Urad dal

1.In a pan add oil and then add mustard and urad dal.
2.After it pops add onion .Saute until golden brown and then add turmeric and chilli powder and then rava and fry well.
3.Then add grated carrot.Mix well and keep aside.
4.Add 2cups of water.Add salt and mix well.
5.After the water boils add rava and mix well not forming any lumps.Keep mixing until all the water is gone.
6.Keep in low heat for 5mins and serve hot with coconut chutney.

Peanut Rice

Iam sending this to JFI-Peanuts hosted by Pavani of Cook's Hideout, event started by Indira.


Rice - 2 cups - cooked
Peanuts - 1/2cup
Channa dal and Urad dal - 1tbsp each
Red chillidried - 2
Mustard - 1tbsp

1.In a pan add little oil and then add urad and channa dal.
2.Then red chilli and fry well.
3.Keep aside.
4.Next fry the peanuts if using raw peanuts and keep aside.
5.Let it cool and then grind all the ingredients together into a coarse mixture.
6.In a wide pan add little oil and then fry some red chillies and mustard and then add little of the peanut mixture. Fry for a while and then add the cooked rice.
Mix well and serve hot !!

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Rava Laddoo - My 200th Post

Hi All,

Yes it is my 200th post. Its like a dream thinking that I have 2oo posts in my blog. I started this as a time pass and now it has been a part of my life.Its been only 5 to 6 months I started this and already 200 posts now. Feels good !!

So here is my recipe. I am sending this to Srivalli's Indian Cooking Challenge.

Rava - 1 cup
Sugar - 1/2cup
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Cashew - 10
Cardamon -2
Milk - 1/2cup
1.In a small pan add 1tbsp ghee and then add cashews and raisins.Fry until the raisin is fried and bulged.keep aside.
2.Then add the rava and fry until the light brown and do not burn it.Add the remaining ghee and then the cardamon.
3.In a bowl add the sugar,fried cashew and raisin and then the fried sooji.
4Add milk such that you can make a dough like paste.
5.Transfer back to the pan and add very little ghee and let it stand for a min.
Then make the laddoos..

Monday, July 6, 2009

Granola and Cracked Wheat Scones


Granola - 1/2cup ( I used raspberry flavour)
Cracked Wheat - 1/2cup
Milk - 1/2cup
Baking Powder - 1tbsp
Cinnamon sugar - 2tbsp
Dried Fruits - 1/2cup(optional)
Oats - 2tbsp

1.Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl to make a dough.
2.Preheat the oven to 400Degrees.
3.the dough was a little sticky so i added 2 tbsp oats.
4.In a cookie sheet put the dough and press a little to make a thick rounded shape.
5.Cut into what ever shape you want and bake it for 6 to 8mins.

Serve hot.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Venkakai Kozhambu ( Okra Currry)


Okra- 1cup
Small Onion - 8
Tomato - 2
Tamarind - small ball - soaked in 1 cup water
Chilli and Coriander powder - 1tbsp each
Tumeric powder - a pinch
Garlic - 2

Fry the okra in little oil till the stickiness of okra goes away.

1.In a pan add little oil and then add then add the chopped garlic or the full one.
2.Then add onion and saute till golden brown.
3.Add tomato next and cook until its mushy.
4.Add the Okra and leave it closed for about 5mins.
5.Add tamarind paste with water and salt and let it boil for 2mins.
6.Then add the turmeric,chilli and coriander powder and mix well.
7.If its very thick add more water and keep it in medium flame closed with a lid.Add the fried okra.
8.Cook it until the raw smell goes and serve with hot plain rice.

Vada Kari

I had some left over baked vada's that I made. So thought I will make vada kari with it.


Masala Vadai - 5
Tomato -1
Onion - 1
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder and coriander powder - 1/2tsp each
Urad dal

1.In a pan add little oil and then add urad dal and mustard.
2.After it pops add onion and saute until brown.
3.Add tomatoes and saute well and cook for 5mins.
4.Add the masala powder and mix well.
5.Add little water and let it boil.
6.Make the vadas like bread crumbs.
7.Add them in the pan and add salt and let it soak well in the water.Close with a lid and then leave it in low flame for 5mins.

Serve hot with idly or dosai.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Banana Raspberry Bread

I am sending this to Madhuram's Eggless low fat baking event.


Whole wheat flour - 2 cups
Banana - 2 - ripe
Orange juice - 1/3rd cup
Butter Milk - 1/2cup
Sugar - 1/2cup
Raspberry - 1/2cup
Baking soda - 1/2 tbsp
Baking powder - 1/2 tbsp

1.Pre heat oven to 350Degress and grease a loaf pan.
2.Mash the ripe bananas in a bowl. Add the wet ingredients and mix well.
3.In another bowl mix all the dry ingredients except raspberry.
4.Slowly mix the wet ingredients to the dry ones.
5.Mix until all the liquid and flour is mixed. Do not over mix.
6.Fold in the raspberry and transfer it to the greased pan and bake it for 30 to 40mins.

Let it cool and then slice the bread.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Low Fat Spicy Vadai

Iam sending this to Madhuram's Low fat baking event and Stack event.


Channa dal - 1 cup
All purpose flour - 1/2cup
Baking soda - 1tbsp
Baking powder - 1/2tbsp
Chilli powder - 1tbsp
Fennel seeds - 1tbsp
Green bell pepper - 1 - finely chopped
Onion - 1 - finely chopped
Buttermilk - 1/2cup

1.Soak the channa dal for 3hrs.Coarsely grind the channa dal and fennel seeds without adding much water.
2.Mix all the ingredients.
3.The mixture should not be watery.Needs to be thick.
4.Pre heat oven to 400Degrees.
5.I used a muffin pan to bake it.
6.Sprayed some olive oil and then made small balls and filled in the muffin pan and bake it for 20 to 3omins.

Can turn it over and bake for another 5mins.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Oats Dosai

This is a very simple and healthy dosai. Today I made this for breakfast. I am sending this to Sri's Breakfast event and Padma's Dosa event.


Oats - 2cups
Dosai Batter - 2cups
Onion - 1
red chilli- 2

1.Mix all the ingredients.
2.Add water and make it into a batter like the dosa batter.
3.Make dosai and serve hot.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Vegetable Omlet

Egg - 2
Onion - 1
Bell Peppers - 1/2cup
Carrot - 1/4th cup
Tomato - 1
Chilli Powder - 1/2 tbsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch

1. Cut the onions and tomato.
2. Beat the egg. Add salt,chilli and turmeric powder and mix well.
3. Ina pan add little oil and then add the bell pepper,carrot,onion and tomato and mix.
4. Heat a pan and add little oil and pour the mixture and cook well.
5. After 2mins turn the omlet to the other side to cook it.
Serve Hot !!

Roasted Vegetables and Penne Pasta


Penne pasta - 2cups
Beets - 1
Tomato ketchup - 2tbsp
Carrot - 1
Garlic - 2pods
Cauliflower - 1
Red hot chilli - 1
Olive oil
chilli flakes

1.In a pan add oil and then add garlic and then put the vegetables.
2.Fry well. And close with a lid and keep it for 10mins.
3.By that time the vegetables will be cooked and little roasted. Mix it and close the lid for another 5mins.
4.Cook the pasta as per the package instructions.
5.Add salt to the cooked veggies and then add the pasta to the pan.
6.Mix well with the vegetables and then add the tomato ketchup and mix well.

Let it stand for another 5mins and serve with chilli flakes topped with it.

It was really spicy.ufff...