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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24 février 2010

Spicy Plantain Curry

Spicy Plantain CurryIngredients1 green plantain (skinned & quartered)1 tsp salt1 tsp red chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 tomatoes (chopped)Coriander leavesMasala1 tbsp coriander seeds1/2 tsp musturd seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 clove3 black pepper cornsTemper 1 tsp musturd seeds1 tsp urud dal seedsA spring of curry leaves  Method Dry roast all the masala ingredients & then grind to fine powder.  Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds & then fry urud dal seeds to light brown.Then add chopped tomatoes &... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2009

Leek- Beans Stir Fry

Leek- Beans Stir FryIngredients 3 leeks thinly sliced100 g french beans (chopped)1 onions (chopped)1/2 tsp musturd seeds1/2 tsp urud dal seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder2 tbsp waterSalt to tasteOil for fryingCurry leaves MethodHeat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds & then fry urud dal seeds to light brownThen add chopped onions & fry till light golden brown.Add chopped beans along with chilli powder, tumeric powder & salt.Then add leek & stir fry for 5 min.Cover & cook for 2 min, with 2 tbsp... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2009

Red Capsicum Chutney

Red Capsicum Chutney Ingredients2 tsp urud dal (black gram)1 tbsp pottu-kadala (Channa dal )1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 Red capsicum/bell pepper3 shallots1 green chilli3 garlic cloves A piece of gingerA string of curry leavesSalt to tasteOil for fryingFor tempering1/2 tsp musturd seeds1 dried chilliFew curry leavesMethodHeat oil in a sauce pan & fry first two ingredients.When golden brown drain in a kitchen paper.Grind into fine powder along with cumin seeds & keep aside. In the same sauce pan , fry all the other ingredients.Blend... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

Jackfruit seeds Stir Fry - Kerala Special

Chakka Kuru Thoran     Ingredients1 tsp cumin seeds1 green chilli3 tbsp dessicated coconut / freshly grated coconut2 shallotsFew curry leaves25 Jack fruit seeds 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 lenghthwise. Coarsely grind first five ingredients... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2009

Italian Flat Beans Stir Fry - Kerala Special

Italian Flat Beans Thoran Ingredients250g Italian beans / Coco Plat2 shallots onions (chopped)2 tbsp grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 tsp musturd seeds1 dried chilli1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin powderCurry leaves Salt to tasteMethodHeat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds.Add curry leaves a red chilli.Fry chopped shallots till light golden brown.Then add chopped beans & fry again.Add chilli powder, tumeric powder,coconut & salt.Add a cup of water & cook for a few minuites.When the water... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2009

Lady's finger Curry - Kerala Special.

Vendakka  CurryIngredients250g lady's finger / Okra1 big onion (chopped)2 big tomatoes (chopped)1 tsp ginger paste1 tsp garlic paste1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 cup coconut milk1/2 tsp pepper powderCurry leavesMethod Heat oil in a pan & fry chopped onions to light golden brown.Add chopped okra's & fry again.Add ginger-garlic paste + salt + chilli powder +turmeric powder. Stir for a while & then add chopped tomatoes.Then add a cup of water.  Cover & cook on low fire for 10 min. When... [Lire la suite]
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11 février 2009

Dal - Mâche Stir Fry

Dal - Mâche Stir Fry Ingredients1 cup red letils ( les lentilles corail)5 shallots ( finely sliced)A bunch of Corn salad / Mâche1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powderSalt to taste1 tsp cumin (crushed)Ghee for fryingCurry leavesMethodCook lentils in unsalted water over medium heat.Fry shallots till light golden brown.Add cooked lentils + chilli powder+ turmeric powder + salt.Stir well & add chopped lamb lettuce.Cover & cook for just 2 mn.Garnish with cumin powder & curry leaves. Jean Baptiste de la Quintinie -... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2008

Potato Baaji

Potato BaajiIngredients4 medium size potatoes (Quartered)2  onions (thinly sliced)2 green chillies (half slit)A piece of ginger (chopped)2 carrots (chopped)A handfull of green peas (optional)1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp musturd seeds1 tsp urud dal seedsCurry leaves / coriander leavesSalt to tasteMethod Boil the quartered potatoes in salted water until tender (20 mn).Drain & let it cool. Peel , mash it & keep aside.Use a chopper for carrots & ginger. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds.Add urud dal & fry .Fry... [Lire la suite]
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