08 juillet 2016

Srilankan Okra Curry

Srilankan Okra Ingredients300g okra (topped, tailed & cut in 1" sticks)1 onion(chopped)2 garlic cloves(chopped)A small piece of ginger1 green chilli(half slit)1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 cup coconut milk 2 cloves A piece of cinnamon stickCurry leavesCumin powderSsalt to tasteMethodMake ginger + garlic paste & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan & fry cloves,  cinnamon stick & few curry leaves.Then add chopped onions & fry till light brown.Add chopped okra along with... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2016

Kala Channa Masala Curry - North Indian Channa Curry

Masaledar Kala ChannaIngredients400g black channa 1 tsp cumin seeds1 bay leaf3 onions(chopped)4 garlic cloves A piece of ginger 1 tsp kashmir chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp coriander powder1 tbsp tomato puree 1 green chilli (half slit)1 tsp sugarGaram masala Salt to tasteOil for fryingMethod Soak channa dal overnight & pressure cook.If you are using canned, drain the water & keep aside.***Blend garlic & ginger in a mini food processor. Heat oil in a sauce pan & fry cumin seed & bay leaf.... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2016

Shango Kodi - Goan Drumstick Curry

Shango Kodi Ingredients 1 cup freshly grated coconut/ dessicated coconut5 black pepper corns 1 tsp coriander powder1 tsp red chilli powder1/2  tsp turmeric powder***Marble sized tamarind pulp An onion (chopped)A tomato (chopped)A garlic clove (chopped)3 Moringa / drumsticksSalt to taste Coriander leavesFresh curry leavesFor seasoning 1 tsp mustard seedsA pinch of hing1 dried red chilli Few curry leaves2 tbsp oilMethodGrind the first six ingredients to a fine paste with a little water & keep... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2015

Butternut Kootukari

Butternut Kootukari Ingredients 3 tbsp grated coconut / dessicated coconut 3 shallots 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 green chilli 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp water curry leaves *** 1cup black channa dal / 400g canned one1 small butternut ( cut into small cubes) 1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder 3 tbsp coconut oil / veg oil 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 dried red chilli 1/2 tsp cumin powder Chopped coconut pieces(optional) Salt to tasteCurry leaves Method Coarsely grind  first seven ingredients & keep aside.Soak... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2015

Yam Yogurt Curry

Yam Yogurt Curry Ingredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds2 tbsp grated coconutA pinch of turmeric***A piece of elephant yam 2 tomatoes3 yogurts (125 g each)1 tbsp oil.1 glass water1 tsp salt2 tbsp coconut paste (optional)1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp mustard seeds. 1/2 tsp cumin powdercurry leaves.Method Grind the first three ingredients into smooth paste & keep aside .Wash , peel & cut yam into sticks. ( Use gloves to prevent itching)Cut the tomatoes & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan &... [Lire la suite]
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28 octobre 2015

Cheera Thoran

Cheera Thoran IngredientsA bunch of Chinese spinach (cheera)2 tbsp dessicated coconut/ freshly grated coconut2 green chillies (half slit)1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste 2 onions thinly sliced ***1 tbsp oil.1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp urud dal seedsCurry leaves  MethodWash & chop spinach stems & leaves.Mix it with coconut, chopped onions, chilli, turmeric & salt.Heat oil in a skillet & add mustard seeds.When it pops, add urud dal seeds.When it turns light golden brown, add the mixed spinach.Fry for 5 min &... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2015

Pumpkin Dal Curry

 Pumpkin Dal Curry Ingredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp freshly grated coconut***A pumpkin slice(peel & chopped)1 cup lentils (parippu)2 garlic cloves1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp tumeric powder1 tsp saltFor seasoning1 tsp mustard seeds1 tbsp freshly grated coconut / dessicated coconutCurry leaves Method Grind the first three ingredients into smooth paste & keep aside.Wash & peel & chop the pumkin.Cook lentils with sufficient amount of water with garlic & cumin... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2015

Carrot- Bitter gourd Stir Fry

Carrot- Bitter gourd Stir Fry Ingredients1 medim size bitter gourd (cut it into semicircles) 2 carrots (cut it into semicircles) 2 onions (chopped)1tbsp oil1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp urad dal seeds1/2 tsp tumeric powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp salt1 cup of waterCurry leaves Freshly ground black pepper Method Heat oil in a pan & add mustard seeds.When in pops, add urad dal seeds .When light brown, add chopped onion along with carrots & bitter gourd.  Fry for a while & then add... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2015

Srilankan Beetroot Curry

Beetroot Curry Ingredients2 beetroots (peel & cut in sticks)2 onions (chopped)1 green chilli (half slit)1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderOne cup thick coconut milk ( liquid cream)Freshly ground back pepperSalt to tasteOil for frying1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seedsCurry leavesMethodWash, peel & cut beet into thin sticks.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds.Add fenugreek seeds & few curry leaves .Then add chopped onions & fry till light golden... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2015

Stir Fried Beans - North Indian

Stir Fried Beans Ingredients250g french beans (cut in sticts)1 big onion (chopped)1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp coconut oil / veg oil 1 tsp cumin seeds A pinch of mango powder (amchur)Garam masalaCoriander leavesSalt to tasteMethodHeat oil in a pan & fry cumin seedsThen add chopped onions  & fry till light golden brown.Add chilli powder , turmeric powder, amchur powder & salt.Fry for a while & then add chopped beans. Fry for a while , add some water & cook for 5 mn.When the sauce is... [Lire la suite]
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