Thursday, August 30, 2012

TAST Week 35 - Sheaf stitch.

Not my favourite stitch...just played with it and come out with this design. Used only sheaf stitch in this sampler.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Thursday, August 9, 2012

TAST Week 32 - Cast on stitch

    This is my sampler for this week challenge    "cast on stitch" .  I used perle cotton thread and the stitches used are Cast on, Double cast on, Colonial knot, Bullion, Stem and Raised stem.

Tapioca ( kappa ) Masala

What you need is

1. Tapioca or Kappa cut into small cubes  2 cups
              2. Small onion (shallot) 5 bulbs
    3. Green chillies  to taste
     4. Turmeric powder 1 tsp
5. Salt  to taste            
6. Curry leaves           
7. Oil  1 Tb sp.           
8. Mustad and Urad dhal for seasoning.             

Cook tapioca with turmeric and salt untill soft. Crush onions and green chillies without adding water. In a pan heat oil and add mustad and urad dhal. Add the cruhed item and fry for 5 minutes. Add curry leaves and cooked tapioca. Add enough water as per your desired consistancy.You can mash it for  a thicker gravy. Serve with dosa, idli or chapathy.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Easy Tasty Egg Roast

For this easy tasty dish you need

1. Boiled eggs  4  ( make few slits )
2. Onion sliced 1 big                      
3. Ginger chopped 1Tb sp              
4. Garlic chopped 1 Tb sp              
                           5. Green chillies  to taste ( cut lengthwise)               
                            6.Corriander leaves 1 bunch                                      
7. Curry laves 3 stems                  
8. Lemon juice 1 Tb sp                
9. Salt to taste                              
10. Corrander powder 2 Tb sp        
11. turmeric powder 1 t sp             
12. Oil 2 Tb sp                                 

Heat oil in a pan . Add ginger, garlic and chillies. fry for 3 miniutes. Add onions and fry untill light brown . Add salt , corriander powder and turmeric powder. Fry on low heat and add eggs . Cover and keep on low fire for 5 minutes. Add lemon juice., chopped corriander leaves and curry leaves. Goes well with rice and chappathy.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

TAST Week 31 - Algerian Eye stitch

I have made two sampler for this week's TAST. 1st one is on Aida cross stitch fabric and the 2nd is on 100% cotton sateen. Thread used is NO:5 Perle cotton.
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