25 juin 2019

Tomato Onion Chutney

Tomato Onion Chutney


2 tomatoes(chopped)
An onion (chopped)
A green chilli (half slit)
A piece of ginger(chopped)
3 garlic cloves (chopped)
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Oil for frying
*@ Temper*
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp split urad dal 
1/2 tsp split channa dal
A pinch of asafoetida (optional)
Curry leaves
Dash of cumin powder
Freshly ground black pepper powder
Coriander leaves (optional)
 Heat oil in a pan & fry onions to light golden brown.
Add chopped ginger, garlic & green chilli.
Then add turmeric powder, chilli powder & salt .
Fry for a while & then add chopped tomatoes .
Fry for a while & add some water. 
Cover & cook for just 3 mn.
Remove from fire.
 Heat oil in pan & splutter mustard seeds.
Add urad dal, channa dal , asafoetida & curry leaves.
Then add to the prepared curry.
Garnish with freshly ground pepper, cumin powder & chopped coriander leaves.
Serve with Dosa / Idli .

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21 juin 2019

Rum Raisin Bread Pudding

Rum Raisin Bread Pudding


1cup raisins
2 tbsp rum
4 slices of bread
3 eggs(beaten)
2 cups milk
3 tbsp sugar
25g butter
Dash of nutmeg powder
100g cane sugar
4 tbsp water
Soak the raisins in rum.
Make caramel & spread at the bottom of a greased cake tin
Boil milk in a thick bottomed vessel & transfer to a bowl.
Soak bread in the milk for 5 mn.
When completely absorbed, crush it.
Whisk eggs with  sugar & a pinch of salt.
Pour it over the bread & mix well .
Then stir in rum raisins & walnuts.
Next add nutmeg powder & stir the mixture.
our it into greased cake tin .
Pre heat oven to 200°C.
Place the cake tin in a pan filled with water.
Steam cook for 35-40 mn, until it sets.
Remove from the oven & set aside to cool.

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17 juin 2019

Cashew Chicken Curry

Cashew Chicken Curry


1 kg chicken
Salt to taste
*Dry roast *
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp kashmir chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder 
1 tbsp poppy seeds 
10 cashew nuts
3 onions (chopped)
3 garlic cloves(chopped)
A piece of ginger(chopped)
2 green chillies(chopped)
1 cup curd 
A  tomato(paste) 
* Spices*
A cinnamon stick
2 cardomoms
2 cloves
Oil for frying
Coriander leaves 
Garam masala
Dry roast the ingredients & marinate chicken.
Blend all the other ingredints to a fine paste &transfer to a bowl.
In the same mixer, blend tomatoes & keep aside
Heat oil in a casserole & fry spices.
Then add marinated chicken pieces. 
Fry for a while & then add blended paste.
Cook for a while & then add blended tomato & some water. 
Cover & cook, stirring from time to time. (25mn) 
When cooked, remove from fire. 
Garnish with coriander leaves & garam masala.
Serve with rice / any type of bread.

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14 juin 2019

Corn meal Rotti

Corn meal Rotti


1 cup freshly grated coconut /dessicated coconut
2 shallots finely chopped
1 onion (chopped)
1 tsp fennel seeds
A green chilli
A piece of ginger
Few curry leaves
200g corn meal
200g flour
1 tsp salt
2 cups warm water
Coarsely grind first six ingredients & add to the rice powder.
Add water to get a semi-thick dough .

Cover & keep aside for an hour.
Make lemon sized balls.
Take a dough ball & pat it into thick rotti on a greased (banana leaf / aluminium ).
Heat a non stick pan & cook the rotti.
Flip & cook the other side.
Repeat the process with other dough balls.
Serve with Veg/Non veg Curry.

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11 juin 2019

Bhutte Ki Kheer / Sweet Corn Payasam

Bhutte Ki Kheer


250g sweet corn(canned) 
1 tbsp ghee
A bay leaf
2 cloves
A piece of cinnamon
500ml milk
70g sugar
A pinch of salt
1/4 tsp cardomom powder
Chopped pistachios
Chopped almonds
Raisins & Cashews

Open the can & remove the decant water.
Wash twice with water & drain. 
Blend to a fine paste & keep aside. 
Heat ghee in a pan & fry the blended corn.
When it turns light brown, remove from fire.
Gently heat milk with cloves, bay leaf & cinnamon stick .
When it boils, add corn paste & sugar.
Mix well, boil & until the mixture is thick.
Remove from fire & the add
a pinch of salt & cardomom powder.
Heat ghee in a pan & fry raisins & cashews
Decorate with chopped pistachios & almonds.

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