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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31 juillet 2013

Moroccan Stir Fried Carrots

Stir Fried CarrotsIngredients6  carrots ( cut it coins)          2tbsp olive oil3 garlic cloves(chopped)1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp tumeric powderSalt to tasteCoriander leaves Cumin powderMethod Heat oil in a pan & fry carrots till translucentAdd salt & chopped garlic.Fry for a while & then add turmeric & chilli powder.Add some water & mix well.Cover & cook for a while. Garnish with cumin powder & coriander leaves. Moroccans avoid... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2013

Kovakka Parippu Curry

Kovakka Parippu CurryIngredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp freshly grated coconut1 bowl kovakka(Ivy gourd/Tindora)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 kovakka in coins.Cook lentils with sufficient amount of water with garlic & cumin seeds. When lentils are cooked... [Lire la suite]

21 mai 2013

Carrot Lentil Curry

Carrot Lentil CurryIngredients 2 tbsp freshly grated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds2 shallots + few curry leaves***4 carrots(chopped)200g horse gram(cooked) 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 Wash & cook lentils. If you are using canned ones, remove the decant water. Peel & thinly slice carrots.Coarsely grind first three ingredients & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2013

Vanpayar Kootukari - Kerala Special

Vanpayar 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 red kidney beans / 400g canned one1 plantain ( 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 taste Curry leaves Method Coarsely grind  first seven ingredients & keep aside. Soak kidney beans... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2013

Srilankan Brinjal Moju.

Eggplant Moju Ingredients An eggplant (cut in sticks) 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste Oil for frying***2 tsp musturd paste(Dijon)2 tbsp vinegar1/2 tsp red chilli powder1 tbsp tomato ketchup1 tsp ginger +garlic paste***2 cloves2 shallots + an onion (sliced)2 green chillies(half slit)Curry leavesGaram masalaSalt to tasteMethod Cut the eggplant into sticks & keep aside. Marinate with turmeric & salt & keep aside for an hour.Deep fry them till  golden brown. Remove using a slotted spoon & drain... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2013

Jackfruit seed Podimas - Tamilnadu Special

Spicy Chakka Kuru Thoran Ingredients25 Jack fruit seeds 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste ***2 shallots + an onion (chopped)  A piece of ginger(chopped)2 garlic cloves(chopped)A green chilli (chopped)A big tomato(chopped)Few curry leaves A pinch of garam masalaFor tempering 1 tbsp coconut oil / any other oil 1/2 tsp mustard seed1/2 tsp urud dal seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 dried chilli Curry leaves MethodRemove the outer white skin of the jackfruit seeds & soak them for an hour in water.... [Lire la suite]