04 décembre 2006

Erissery - Green Plantain Curry

      Erissery - Green Plantain Curry Ingredients 3 tbsp grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 big plantain 1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1/2 tsp cumin powder1 tsp pepper powder For seasoning1 tbsp coconut oil / Veg oil1 tbsp grated coconut1 tsp musturd seeds1 dried red chillicurry leaves MethodGrind first two ingredients into fine paste & keep aside. Split the plantain lenghtwise & cut into semicircles. (don't peel off the skin)Cook plantain with salt & turmeric.When cooked, add coconut-cumin... [Lire la suite]
Posté par aarathi à 20:14 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]

26 octobre 2006

Bitter Gourd Curry.

    Bitter Gourd Curry    Ingredients1 bitter gourd2 onions(chopped)1 green chilli2 tomatoes(chopped)lemon size tamarind1/2 tsp musturd seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder2 tbsp oilSalt to taste Curry leaves.MethodWash & cut the bitter gourd in semicircles.Soak tamarind in water & keep aside for 10 min. Extract the juice.Heat oil in a sauce pan.Splutter musturd seeds.Add cumin seeds,fenugreek seeds & curry leaves.Add onions & fry... [Lire la suite]
Posté par aarathi à 14:13 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
11 octobre 2006

Red beans curry.

Rajma CurryIngredients1 small piece of ginger2 garlic cloves2 cups red beans / 800 g canned red bean2 steaks / minced meat1 cinnamon stick1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp masala powder2 medium sized onions(chopped) 2 tomatoes(chopped)1 tsp salt 2 tbsp oilcoriander leaves MethodCook red beans half an hour in a pressure cooker & keep aside.Blend ginger & garlic in a mini food processor. Heat oil ina pan & fry onions till golden brown.Add the blended mixture & fry again.Add masala powder, minced meat... [Lire la suite]
Posté par aarathi à 14:10 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
20 septembre 2006

Fried Okra's

Okra FryIngredients250g Okra2 onions(chopped)1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderCurry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp veg oilMethodWash & completely dry the okra's.Cut them into rings.(Even the knife must be dried.)Heat a nonstick pan with 2 tbsp oil.Fry onions until light golden brown.Add okra  & fry occassionely.Add salt, turmeric powder & chilli powder.Stir & add 2 tbsp water.Cover & cook on low fire for 10 min.Garnish with curry leaves & serve with rice.
Posté par aarathi à 09:38 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
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]
Posté par aarathi à 22:02 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
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]
Posté par aarathi à 17:36 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,

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]
Posté par aarathi à 15:02 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
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]
Posté par aarathi à 11:40 - - Commentaires [2] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
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]
Posté par aarathi à 16:12 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
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]
Posté par aarathi à 10:35 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]