19 novembre 2008

Courgette Coconut Curry - Kerala Special

Courgette Coconut Curry Ingredients1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 cup freshly grated coconut2 courgettes (Zucchini / Italian squash)2 tomatoes (chopped)1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp salt1 green chilli (half slit)1/2 tsp  cumin powderFor 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 courgette in a bowl of water with chilli, salt,... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2008

Plantain Kofta Curry

Kele Ke Kofte   Ingredients2 shallots A small piece of ginger2/3 garlic cloves1 green chilliFew curry leaves***1 medium size plantain (raw banana)2 tbsp gram flour1 cinnamon stiick2 cloves2 onions (thinly sliced)2 tomatoes (thinly sliced)1 tsp ginger+garlic paste1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp garam masalaCurry leaves Salt to tasteOil for fryingMethodWash, peel & cut plantain in chunks. Cook for 10-15 mn in salt & water. When cooked, drain water mash it & keep aside.... [Lire la suite]
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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]
Posté par aarathi à 09:24 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
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]
Posté par aarathi à 17:03 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
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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