30 octobre 2007

Vegetable Stew

Spicy Vegetable Stew Ingredients2 potatoes3 carrots1 cup peas1 big onion (sliced)1 big tomato (sliced)1 chilli (half slit)1 cinnamon stick2 cloves1 tsp chopped ginger1 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp salt15 cl liquid cream/ coconut milkGarnishing1 tbsp ghee1 shallot( finely sliced)1 tsp pepper powdercurry leaves / coriander leavesMethodIn a saucepan mix all the eleven ingredients. Add 1 cup water.Simmer & cook for 10-15mn.If the veggies are cooked, remove from fire.Add cream & stir well.Heat ghee in a pan &  fry shallots... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2007

Chole / Channa daal curry

Chole Ingredients500g channa  / canned garbanzo beans2 onions (chopped)2 tomatoes (chopped)1 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp salt1/2 tsp turmeric powder 2 green chillies + 1 piece of ginger (chopped)MethodSoak channa dal overnight & pressure cook.If you are using canned, drain the water & keep aside.Heat oil & fry onions till light golden brown.Add ginger -chilli paste & fry again.Then add coriander powder, turmeric powder & salt.Stir for a while & then add chopped tomatoes. Add some water & cook it .If... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2007

Oolan - Kerala Special

Courgette OolanIngredients 250 g canned black-eyed beans /Half cup black-eyed beans 2 cups water 2 courgettes (diced)1 tsp ginger paste1/4 tsp turmeric powder (optional)3 green chillies ( half slit)1 cup coconut milkSalt to taste Curry leavesMethod Pressure cook the black-eyes beans in 1½ cups water and keep aside. Cook courgettes with chillies, ginger, salt and 1 cup water. Add the cooked beans and allow to simmer for a while. Add coconut milk & garnish with curry leaves. Oolan is prepared for Onam. In kerala we use ash gourd.
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24 juillet 2007

French beans stir fry

Beans MezhukkupurattiIngredients250g french beans1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp coconut oil / veg oil 1/4 tsp cumin powderCurry leavessalt to tasteMethodHeat oil in a pan & splutter musturd seeds.Add chopped beans & fry for a while.Add chilli powder, tumeric powder, salt & stir again.Add some water & cook for 5 mn.When the sauce is completely dried, add 1 tbsp cocconut oil. Garnish with fresh curry leaves.  Serve with rice.
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11 juillet 2007

Spicy Tomato Rasam

Spicy Tomato Rasam Ingredients1/2 glass toor dal2 large tomatoes (diced)2 cloves of garlic (chopped & crushed)2 shallots (chopped)1/2 tsp sambar powder1 tsp musturd A pinch of asafoetida1 tsp salt Tamarind (lemon size)Coriander leaves & curry leaves1/2 tsp freshly ground pepperMethodCook dal & keep aside.In a bowl of water soak tamarind & keep aside.Heat 1 tbsp oil a splutter musturd seeds.Add curry leaves & shallots & fry for a while.Then add chopped tomatoes & chopped garlic.Add salt,sambar powder,... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2007

Leek Stir Fry

Leek Stir FryIngredients 4 leeks thinly sliced2 onions (chopped)1/2 tsp musturd seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder2 tbsp waterSalt to tasteOil for fryingCurry leavesMethodHeat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds & curry leaves.Add chopped onions & fry till light golden brown.Add chilli powder, tumeric powder & salt.They add leek & stir fry for 5 min.Cover & cook for 2 min, with 2 tbsp water.Garnish with curry leaves & serve with rice.
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21 janvier 2007

Cauliflower/Gobi Manchurian.

Cauliflower Manchurian Ingredients1 tbsp flour 1 tbsp corn flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 cauliflower1 tbsp tomato purée1 tsp sugar1 tsp soya sauce2 garlic cloves finely chopped1/4 " ginger finely chopped2 green chillies1 big onion finely choppeda handfull of chopped spanish beansMethodMake a batter using first four ingredients & water. Heat oil in a pan. Take each floret, dip in the batter & fry till golden brown.Drain in a kitchen paper & keep aside.Heat oil in a saucepan.Fry onions till light golden... [Lire la suite]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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