16 septembre 2008

Kootukari - Kerala Special

Kootukariingredients3 tbsp grated coconut / dessicated coconut3 shallots1 tsp cumin seeds1 green chilli1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tbsp watercurry leaves***1 cup black channa dal1 plantain ( cut into small cubes)1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 turmeric powder3 tbsp coconut oil / veg oil1 tsp mustard seeds1 dried red chilli1/2 tsp cumin powderChopped coconut pieces(optional)Salt to tasteCurry leavesMethod Coarsely grind  first seven ingredients & keep aside.Soak channa dal overnight & pressure cook.If you are using canned,... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2008

Tapioca Stir Fry

Kappa Mezhukkupuratti Ingredients2 shallots (chopped)3 tbsp grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds1 green chillifew curry leaves1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 medium size tapioca  1 tsp musturd seeds1 dried red chilli1/2 tsp cumin powderCurry leaves Salt to tasteMethodCoarsely grind first six ingredients & keep aside. Wash, peel & cut tapioca in chunks. Cook for 10-15 mn in salt & water. When cooked, drain water & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds.Add curry leaves a... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2008

Tomato - Onion Chutney

    Tomato Onion Chutney Ingredients250g cherry tomatoes (chopped)5 shallots (chopped)1 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp musturd seeds1 tsp urud dal seedsCurry leaves / coriander leavesA pinch of asafoetida1 tsp honeySalt to tasteMethod Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds.Add urud dal & fry .Fry chopped onions till light golden brown.Add chilli powder, tumeric powder & salt.Fry for a while & add chopped tomatoes.Add water & simmer for 10mn.Garnish with fresh curry leaves &... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2008

Radish Yogurt Curry - Kalan

Radish Moru CurryIngredients1 bunch of radish2 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 Wash & cut radishes in strips *4. Cut the tomatoes & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan & add mustard seeds.When in pops, add radishes & tomatoes.  Stir for a while.Add salt, turmeric powder,chilli powder ,cumin seeds.Stir for a while & add water.Simmer... [Lire la suite]
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29 février 2008

Kerala Style Cabbage Stir Fry.

Cabbage ThoranIngredients1/2 cabbage thinly sliced2 onions thinly sliced 2 tbsp dessicated coconut/ freshly grated coconut2 green chillies (half slit)1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp salt 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 the cabbage.Fry for 5 min & add water.Cover & cook for another 5mn. Garnish with curry leaves... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2008

Courgette-Dal Curry

  Courgette - Parippu Curry Ingredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp grated coconut2 courgettes (Zucchini / Italian squash)1 cup lentils (parippu)1 garlic clove1 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 courgettes & cut into small pieces.Cook lentils with sufficient amount of water with garlic & cumin seeds.... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2007

Bombay Potatoes

Bombay AlooIngredients3 potatoes 2 onions (chopped)2 tomatoes (chopped)1 tsp tomato purée (optional)1 tsp musturd seeds1 tsp urud dal1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp garam masalaCoriander leaves Salt to tasteMethodHeat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds.Add urud dal & fry .Fry chopped onions till light golden brown.Add chilli powder, tumeric powder & salt.Fry for a while & add chopped tomatoes+ puree.Add potatoes, cumin seeds & water .Simmer for 15mn , until the potatoes are... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2007

Sundal

Chickpea Stir FryIngredients500g Chick peas / canned garbanzo beans 2 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 tasteMethodSoak chick peas overnight & pressure cook it.If you are using canned chickpeas, remove the decant water.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds.Add curry leaves a red chilli.Fry chopped onions till light golden brown.Add chilli powder, tumeric powder,coconut & salt.Add... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2007

Moroccan Fassoulia

Fassoulia       Ingredients500 g french beans (chopped)2 tomatoes (chopped)2 onions (chopped)2 tbsp olive oil1/2 tsp salt1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp cumin powderCurry leavesMethodHeat oil in a pan.Fry onions till light golden brown .Add chopped beans & fry again.Fry for 5 min.Add salt,chilli powder & turmeric powder.Add  choped tomatoes & some water.Cook for about 8 min.Garnish with cumin powder & curry leaves. Serve with rice.
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30 octobre 2007

Vegetable Stew

Spicy Vegetable Stew Ingredients2 potatoes3 carrots1 cup peas1 big onion (sliced)1 big tomato (sliced)1 chilli (half slit)1 cinnamon stick2 cloves1 tsp chopped ginger1 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp salt15 cl liquid cream/ coconut milkGarnishing1 tbsp ghee1 shallot( finely sliced)1 tsp pepper powdercurry leaves / coriander leavesMethodIn a saucepan mix all the eleven ingredients. Add 1 cup water.Simmer & cook for 10-15mn.If the veggies are cooked, remove from fire.Add cream & stir well.Heat ghee in a pan &  fry shallots... [Lire la suite]
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