Instant Onion Pickle


In india it’s called as a Sirke Wale Pyaaz ,
It’s a great accompaniment for any North Indian style meal and are super easy to make at home.

Ingredients

10-15 small Pearl onion or any small size

Water 1/2 Cup

1/4 beetroot

Vinegar or Chilli Vinegar 1 cup

Salt 2 tsp or to taste

Method
Peel and wash onion then pat dry and cut cross mark onion or you can add whole.
Add water in a pan and beetroot ,till it soft not mushy .around 1 minute.Strain water and keep aside

Add the onions in a jar.Pour the water over the onions.Top with vinegar and salt.
Cover the jar and keep it in the refrigerator.Use the onions after 24 hours.
It can be stored for up to 10 days in refrigerator.

Notes
You can skip beetroot but i used as it gives natural pink color to onion.
The vinegar mixture can be used again to pickle the onions.
Just add more onions after the previous ones are finished.

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Aloo Paratha


Soft dough stuffed with the spicy filling of mashed potatoes and other Indian spices and then rolled out into big round shape flatbread serve with Plain yoghurt & pickles.

ingredients

Whole wheat flour 1 cup

Pinch of salt

1 cup water

oil 1/4 cup for kneading

Fillings

Boiled & Mashed potatoes 5 medium size

Onion chopped 1 medium

Green chillies 1-2 finely chopped

Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder 1 tsp

Coriander powder 1/2 tbsp

Lime juice 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Green Coriander leaves 1 tbsp

Garam masala powder 1 tsp (optional)

Black mustard seeds 1 tsp

Oil for Cooking & frying filling

Butter a dash for toppings (optional)

Method

Make a soft dough with the specified ingredients. Divide the dough into balls, as per the required size. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan add black mustard seeds once it crackled add green chilli & chopped onion once onion became pink in color add turmeric powder,red chilli powder ,coriander powder ,mashed  potatoes & salt mix properly so it combined like  a dough .turn off heat then adding lime juice ,garam masala powder & green coriander leaves & mix well..Potato filling is prepared ,keep aside to cool down .

Take each portion of the dough, flatten it on palm.Stuff the filling in the dough ,close edges properly& roll into balls.13133151_1007321552648727_6665461358081143786_n

With a rolling pin, flatten the balls into 1/2″ thick round parathas.

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Heat pan on a medium flame.Cook the parathas & apply oil both sides cook until parathas are golden and cooked through.

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