17 juin 2014

Stir Fried Cluster Beans

Kothavara ThoranIngredients 3 shallots  (chopped) 2 tbsp grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 tsp cumin***250g Cluster beans (Kothavara/ Guar beans) 1 tsp musturd seeds1 dried chilli 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp cumin powder Curry leaves Salt to taste Method Wash & chop beans.Coarsely grind  first three ingredients & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds. Add curry leaves a red chilli. Then add chopped beans & fry for a while. Add chilli powder, tumeric... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2014

Sweet Potato Curry

Sweet Potato Curry IngredientsA medim size sweet potato (Egyptian) 2 onions(chopped) 1tbsp oil 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp tumeric powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cumin seeds  A bowl of water Curry leavesMethodPeel & chop sweet potato in cubes.Mix themwith tumeric powder, chilli powder & salt. Heat oil in a pan & add mustard seeds.When in pops, add chopped onion & fry till it becomes translucent. Add marinated sweet potato cubes &  water. Cover & cook for a while.When... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2014

Cabbage Dal Curry - Tamilnadu Special.

Cabbage Kootu Ingredients 3 tbsp freshly grated coconut2 tsp coriander powder1/2  tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/4 tsp turmeric powder ***2 cups shredded cabbage1 cup lentils (parippu) 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp tumeric powder 1 tsp salt For seasoning 1 tsp mustard seeds   A dried chilli1tbsp dessicated coconutA pinch of a asephotida (hing)Curry leaves MethodGrind the first five ingredients into smooth paste & keep aside. Cook lentils with sufficient amount of water... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2014

Stir Fried Bread Fruit - Kerala Special

 Bread Fruit Thoran Ingredients2 tbsp freshly grated coconut 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 shallots + few curry leaves*** Half of a bread fruit ( peel &chopped)1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp mustard seeds 1 dried chilli A cup of waterCurry leaves Salt to tasteCumin powder MethodWash, peel & chop bread fruit.Marinate them with salt, turmeric & chilli powder. Coarsely grind first three ingredients & keep aside. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds. Add curry leaves & a dried... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2014

Cucumber Curry with Jackfruit seeds - Kerala Special

Vellerikka- Chakka Kuru Benni Ingredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 cup freshly grated coconut***10 Jack fruit seeds 1small Indian cucumber (Vellerikka) A tomato(chopped)1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp salt 1 green chilli (half slit) 1/2 tsp  cumin powder For seasoning 1 tbsp grated coconut 1 tsp musturd seeds 1 dried red chilli Curry leaves MethodGrind the first four ingredients into smooth paste & keep aside. Remove the outer white skin of the jackfruit seeds & soak... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2014

Stir fried Pigeon Peas - Kerala Special

Tuvara Thoran Ingredients 2 tbsp freshly grated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds2 shallots + few curry leaves***250g pigeon peas (dark) An onion(chopped) 2 cloves of garlic(chopped)1 tsp mustard seeds 1 dried chilli 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp cumin powder Curry leaves Salt to taste Method Soak pigeon peas overnight & pressure cook (5mn). If you are using canned ones, remove the decant water. Coarsely grind first three ingredients & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds. Add curry... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2014

Malabar Channa Curry

Malabar Channa Curry  Ingredients1 cup freshly grated coconut 1 tbsp coriander powder 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp kashmir chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3 cloves 2 cardomom pods1 tsp black pepper corns A cinnamon stick *** 500g black channa / canned garbanzo beans1 green chilli(half slit)4 garlic cloves A piece of ginger 2 tomatoes (chopped) 2 onions (chopped)Salt to tasteOil for frying** To Temper**1 tbsp oil1tsp mustard seeds1 dried chilliA spring of curry leaves Method Soak channa dal overnight & pressure... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2014

Lucky Lentils for the New Year

Italian Flat Beans - Lentil Fry Ingredients1 cup lentil seeds250 g Italian beans (coco plat)1 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 &... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2013

Brussels Sprout Dal Curry

Brussels Sprout Dal Curry Ingredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp freshly grated coconut6 Brussels sprout (thinly sliced)1 cup lentils (parippu)2 garlic cloves1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp tumeric powder1 tsp saltFor seasoning1 tsp mustard seedsAn onion slicedCurry leaves Method Grind the first three ingredients into smooth paste & keep aside.Wash & slice Brussels sprouts.Cook lentils with sufficient amount of water with garlic & cumin seeds. When lentils are cooked, sliced... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2013

Dahiwale Aloo

Dahiwale AlooIngredients3 medium sized potatoes 1 green chilli (half slit)1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderHalf cup water1 cup whipped curd***1/2 tsp musturd seeds1/4 tsp nigella seeds1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp fennel seeds2 clovesA piece of cinnamon2 bay leavesA pinch of hingCurry leaves Coriander leavesSalt to tasteMethodWash peel & cut potatoes in cubes.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds, cumin seeds fennels seeds & nigella seeds.Then add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves & curry... [Lire la suite]
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