09 septembre 2006

Sambar-Onam special

 Okra Sambar Ingredients1 cup - Yellow lentils/Toor dal /Thuvaraparippu1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 shallots2 tomatoes15 ladies finger(Okra)1 tbsp Sambar powder1 tsp salt2 tbsp oillemon size tamarind pulpFor seasoning1 tsp mustard seedscurry leaves MethodWash & cook lentils with turmeric powder.Soak tamarind in water & keep aside for 10 min.Extract the juice.Heat oil in a sauce pan.Splutter mustard seeds,curry leavesFry chopped vegetables (okra & shallots ).Add sambar power & fry again.Add tamarind extract, chopped... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2006

Pachadi-Onam Special

Courgette Pachadi Ingredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp musturd seeds 2 tbsp grated coconut2 courgettes (Zucchini / Italian squash)1 tsp salt1 green chilli1 tsp chopped ginger2 curds (125g each)1/2 tsp  cumin powderFor seasoning1 tbsp grated coconut1 tsp mustard seeds1 dried red chillicurry leaves Method Grind the first three ingredients into smooth paste & keep aside (2 tbsp coconut, musturd & cumin seeds)Peel courgettes & cut into small pieces.Cook courgette in a bowl of water with chilli & ginger. Add the... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2006

Avial-Onam special

Avial(Kerala Speciality)ingredients3 tbsp grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds1 green chilli1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tbsp watercurry leaves***1 small carrot1 small courgette50 g french beans3 tbsp yogurt3 tbsp coconut oil / veg oilsalt to tasteCurry leavesMethod Blend first six ingredients in a mini food processor & keep aside. Don't make a paste.Cut the vegetables in strips ( as shown in photo).Heat a sauce pan with 2 tbsp oil.Fry curry leaves & carrots. Then add other vegetables & fry again.Add the... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2006

Sauce (yaourt et mangue)

Mango PachadiIngredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp musturd seeds 2 tbsp grated coconut1 unripe mango (finely chopped)1 tsp salt1 green chilli1 tsp chopped ginger2 curds (125g each)1/2 tsp  cumin powder For seasoning1 tbsp grated coconut1 tsp musturd seeds1 dried red chillicurry leaves Method Grind the first three ingredients into smooth paste & keep aside (2 tbsp cocounut, musturd & cumin seeds)Cook mango in a cup of water with chilli & ginger. Add the ground coconut paste. Stir well. Remove from fire & let it... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2006

French Beans - Lentil Fry

French Beans - Lentil Fry Ingredients1/2 cup lentil seeds250 g french beans1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds2 chopped shallots1 tbsp dessicated coconut / grated coconut1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tbsp oil1/2 tsp salt1/4 tsp chilli powdercurry leaves1/2 tsp cumin powderMethodCook lentils & keep aside. Heat oil in a pan & add mustard seeds.When it pops, add chopped shalots  & beans.Fry for 5 min.Add salt,chilli powder & turmeric powder.Fry again .Add water,cumin seeds & dessicated coconut.Cook for about 8... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2006

Courgettes Fry

Courgettes Fry Ingredients2 courgettes (Zucchini / Italian squash)1 chopped onion 1 tbsp dessicated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tbsp oil.1 tsp mustard seeds.1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp salt1 bowl waterCurry leaves  MethodBlend coconut & cumin seeds in a mini food processor & keep aside. Peel courgettes & cut into small pieces.Heat oil in a pan & add mustard seeds.When it pops, add chopped onion & cougettes.Fry for 5 min.Add salt,chilli powder & turmeric powder.Fry again .Add water... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2006

Raita.

RaitaIngredients2 shallots(sliced)1 green chilli (cut in coins)10 small red raddish(cut in coins)2 tomatoes(sliced1 small piece of cucumber3 yogurts (125 g each)1 tsp saltCoriander leaves.MethodChop the veggies.Add salt & leave for 5 min.Whip yogurt & add to the chopped veggies.Add 1/2 glass of water & mix well.Garnish with chopped coriader leaves.Serve with basmati rice.... [Lire la suite]
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22 juin 2006

Courgettes Yogurt Curry

Courgettes Yogurt Curry       Ingredients2 courgettes (Zucchini / Italian squash)2 tomatoes3 yogurts (125 g each)1 tbsp oil.1 bowl water1 tsp salt1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp mustard seeds. 1/2 tsp cumin powdercurry leaves.   Method Peel courgettes & cut into small pieces as shown in the photo.Cut the tomatoes & keep aside.Mix tumeric powder, chilli powder & salt in a bowl of water.Heat oil in a pan & add mustard seeds.When in pops, add courgettes &... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2006

Carrot Stir Fry

Carrot Stir FryIngredients10  medim size carrots ( cut it into semicircles)          2 onions (chopped)1tbsp oil1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp tumeric powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp salt1 bowl of waterCurry leaves & ground pepper Method Mix tumeric powder, chilli powder & salt in a bowl of water.Heat oil in a pan & add mustard seeds.When in pops, add chopped onion & fry till it becomes translucent. Add carrots &  water mixture.Cook the carrots (about 15 min)Garnish... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2006

Potato curry

Potato Curry Ingredients3 medim size potatoes(cut it into small cubes)2 onions1tbsp oil1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp tumeric powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp salt1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 bowl of water.Curry leaves & ground pepper Method Mix tumeric powder, chilli powder & salt in a cup of water.Heat oil in a pan & add mustard seeds.When in pops, add chopped onion & fry till it becomes translucent. Add potato cubes &  water mixture.Cook the potatoes (about 10 min)Add crushed cumin seeds. Garnish with pepper... [Lire la suite]
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