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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30 septembre 2013

Punjabi Bhindi Masala

Vendakka  MasalaIngredients250g lady's finger / Okra2 onions (sliced)1 tsp ginger paste1 tsp garlic paste1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp garam masalaCurry leaves Oil for fryingMethod Heat oil in a pan & fry cumin seeds.Add chopped onions & fry till light golden brown.Add chopped okra's & fry on a medium flame.Then add ginger-garlic paste + salt + chilli powder +turmeric powder+ coriander powder. Cover & cook on low flame for 5mn. When cooked, garnish... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2013

Cabbage- Beans Thoran - Kerala Special.

Cabbage- Beans ThoranIngredients1/2 cabbage thinly slicedHandfull of french beans (chopped 1cm sticks)2 tbsp dessicated coconut/ freshly grated coconut2 green chillies (half slit)1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp salt ***2 onions thinly sliced 1 tbsp oil.1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp urud dal seeds1/2 glass waterCurry leaves  MethodMix the first six ingredients in a large bowl. Heat oil in a skillet & add mustard seeds.When it pops, add urud dal seeds.When it turns light golden brown, add sliced onions.When it turns light golden brown,... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2013

Malabar Spinach Daal Curry

Vashala Cheera Parippu CurryIngredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp freshly grated coconutFew tender shoots of Malabar spinach(chopped)1 cup lentils (parippu)2 garlic cloves1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp tumeric powder1 tsp saltFor seasoning1 tbsp grated coconut1 tsp mustard seeds1 dried red chilliCurry leaves Method Grind the first three ingredients into smooth paste & keep aside.Wash & chop spinach leaves.Cook lentils with sufficient amount of water with garlic & cumin seeds. When... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2013

Cherupayar Kootukari - Kerala Onam Special

Cherupayar 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 green gram (Cherupayar/ Moong daal) 1 big plantain (cut in cubes)1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/4 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 taste Curry leaves Method  Soak green gram overnight & cook it with a pinch of turmeric.Coarsely... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2013

Moringa Sambar - Kerala Onam Special.

Moringa Sambar  Ingredients 3 tbsp freshly grated coconut/ dessicated coconut 1 tbsp Sambar powder1 tbsp oil1 cup - Yellow lentils/Toor dal /Thuvaraparippu  3 shallots (chopped)2 tomatoes (chopped)2 MoringaSalt to taste Lemon size tamarind pulp Coriander leavesFresh curry leavesFor seasoning 1 tsp mustard seeds1 dried red chilli Few curry leaves2 tbsp oil MethodHeat oil in a pan & roast coconut to golden brown.Then add sambar powder & fry for a while.Remove from fire & set aside to cool.Grind them to... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2013

Indain Broad Beans Thoran

Indain Broad Beans Thoran Ingredients 3 shallots  (chopped) 2 tbsp grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 tsp cumin***250g Indian broad beans / Avara 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 in squares.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,... [Lire la suite]
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