03 novembre 2011

Stir fried yellow wax beans + read kidney beans

Wax beans & red beans stir fryIngredients2 tbsp freshly grated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds2 shallots***250g yellow wax beans 1cup red kidney beans / 200g canned one1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp coconut oil / veg oil 1/4 tsp cumin powderCurry leaves1 tsp mustard seedsSalt to tasteMethodChop beans in 1" pieces & keep aside.Blend first three ingredients & keep aside.Pressure cook kidneybeans in 1½ cups water and keep aside.If you are using canned ones, remove the decant water & rinse... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2011

Cauliflower Kurma - Malabar Style

Cauliflower KurmaIngredients2 cloves+cinnamon stick + 2 cardomom pods1/2 cauliflower2 carrots2 potatoes3 garlic cloves finely chopped1/4 " ginger finely chopped2 green chillies(half slit)2 big onion finely chopped1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 cup coconut milkFreshly ground black pepperSalt to tasteCurry leaves / Coriander leavesOil for fryingMethodWash & separate cauliflower florets.Cut carrots in coins & potatoes in cubes.Blend ginger & garlic & keep aside.Heat oil in a saucepan &... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2011

Plantain Stir Fry - Chettinad Style

Plantain Varuval Ingredients1 green plantain (skinned & quartered)1 tsp salt1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder3 shallots (chopped)1 tomato (chopped)1/2 tsp garlic paste1/4 tsp ginger pasteCurry leaves 1/2 tsp cumin powderMasala1 tbsp freshly grated coconut /dessicated coconut1 tsp coriander seeds2 clovesA piece of cinnamon1 tsp fennel seeds1 clove3 black pepper cornsTemper 1 tsp mustard seeds1 dried chilliA spring of curry leaves  Method Marinate chopped plantain with chilli powder, turmeric... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2011

Puli Inchi - Kerala Onam Special

Puli Inchi Ingredients35g ginger 1 green chilli1 tsp chilli powder1/4 asafoetida powder (hing)1/4 tsp fenugreek powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste2 tbsp oil1 cube jaggerryLemon size tamarind pulpFor seasoning1 tsp mustard seeds1 dried red chilliCurry leaves MethodSkin & chop ginger into small cubes & coarsely blend it. Soak tamarind in water & keep aside for 10 min.Extract the juice.Heat oil in a sauce pan.Splutter mustard seeds,dried chilli & curry leavesFry chopped ginger till light... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2011

Beans Kurma

Beans KurmaIngredients2tbsp freshly grated coconut1 tbsp coriander powder250g french beans1 onion(chopped)1 tomato (chopped)1 green chilli(half slit)1 tsp ginger+garlic paste1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp coconut oil / veg oil 1 tbsp whipped curdCurry leavessalt to tasteMethodGrind first two ingredients to fine paste.Heat oil in a pan & fry onions to light brown.Add chopped beans & fry for a while.Then add ginger + garlic paste along with chopped tomatoes. Add blended coconut with chilli powder,... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2011

Brocoli - Channa Stir Fry

Brocoli + Channa Ingredients 1 brocoli1 cup cooked channa dal2 onions (chopped)1 tsp masala powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 red chilli (half slit)A piece of ginger(chopped)3 cloves of garlic (chopped)A pinch of cumin powderOil for fryingSalt to tasteCurry LeavesMethodSeparate brocoli florets, wash & chop them.Heat oil in a nonstick pan.Fry chopped onions till light golden brown.Then add chopped ginger, garlic & chilli.Then add masala powder , turmeric powder & salt.Fry for a while & then add chopped brocoli.Add a cup of... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2011

Oven Fried Brinjal Sticks

Eggplant Sticks Ingredients1 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to tasteAn eggplant (cut in sticks)2 eggs (beaten)2 cups bread crumbs1 tsp dried herbs (herbes de Provence)Oil MethodCut the eggplant into 3" sticks & keep aside.Mix the first four ingredients with water. Then marinate it with the eggplant sticks & keep aside for an hour.Mix bread crumbs with dried herbs.Dip each eggplant stick in beaten egg & then in bread crumbs.Shake off excess & place them on a greased... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2010

Chayote Squash Lentil Curry

Chayote Squash Parippu CurryIngredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp freshly grated coconut1 chayote squash(christophene/chow-chow)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 musturd seeds1 dried red chilliCurry leaves Method Grind the first three ingredients into smooth paste & keep aside.Peel chayote & cut into small pieces.Cook lentils with sufficient amount of water with garlic & cumin seeds. When... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2010

Stir Fried Kovakka / Ivy Gourd

Kovakka VaravuIngredients 250 g kovakka (vertically sliced)2 onions (chopped)2 tbsp dessicated coconut/ freshly grated1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder2 tbsp waterSalt to tasteCurry leavesOil for fryingTo temper2 tbsp oil 1/2 tsp musturd seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 dried red chilli1/2 tsp urud dal seedsCurry leaves MethodDeep fry the sliced kovakka in a pan or in deep fryer.Remove using a slotted spoon & drain on a kitchen paper. Heat oil in a pan .Splutter musturd seeds along with cumin seeds & urud daal seeds.Then... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2010

Jackfruit seeds- Drumstick leaves Curry: Malabar Monsoon Special .

Chakka kuru- Muringa ila CurryIngredients1 cup freshly grated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder10 Jack fruit seeds1 cup drumstick leaves (moringa)2 shallots(chopped)1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderSalt to tasteCurry leavesFor tempering1 tbsp coconut oil / any other oil1/2 tsp musturd seed1 dried chilliCurry leavesMethodRemove the outer white skin of the jackfruit seeds & soak them for an hour in water.Using a knife scrape the brown inner skin & cut it coins.Separate the moringa leaves from their... [Lire la suite]
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