07 septembre 2007

Chole / Channa daal curry

Chole Ingredients500g channa  / canned garbanzo beans2 onions (chopped)2 tomatoes (chopped)1 tbsp coriander powder1 tsp salt1/2 tsp turmeric powder 2 green chillies + 1 piece of ginger (chopped)MethodSoak channa dal overnight & pressure cook.If you are using canned, drain the water & keep aside.Heat oil & fry onions till light golden brown.Add ginger -chilli paste & fry again.Then add coriander powder, turmeric powder & salt.Stir for a while & then add chopped tomatoes. Add some water & cook it .If... [Lire la suite]
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21 août 2007

Oolan - Kerala Special

Courgette OolanIngredients 250 g canned black-eyed beans /Half cup black-eyed beans 2 cups water 2 courgettes (diced)1 tsp ginger paste1/4 tsp turmeric powder (optional)3 green chillies ( half slit)1 cup coconut milkSalt to taste Curry leavesMethod Pressure cook the black-eyes beans in 1½ cups water and keep aside. Cook courgettes with chillies, ginger, salt and 1 cup water. Add the cooked beans and allow to simmer for a while. Add coconut milk & garnish with curry leaves. Oolan is prepared for Onam. In kerala we use ash gourd.
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24 juillet 2007

French beans stir fry

Beans MezhukkupurattiIngredients250g french beans1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp coconut oil / veg oil 1/4 tsp cumin powderCurry leavessalt to tasteMethodHeat oil in a pan & splutter musturd seeds.Add chopped beans & fry for a while.Add chilli powder, tumeric powder, salt & stir again.Add some water & cook for 5 mn.When the sauce is completely dried, add 1 tbsp cocconut oil. Garnish with fresh curry leaves.  Serve with rice.
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11 juillet 2007

Spicy Tomato Rasam

Spicy Tomato Rasam Ingredients1/2 glass toor dal2 large tomatoes (diced)2 cloves of garlic (chopped & crushed)2 shallots (chopped)1/2 tsp sambar powder1 tsp musturd A pinch of asafoetida1 tsp salt Tamarind (lemon size)Coriander leaves & curry leaves1/2 tsp freshly ground pepperMethodCook dal & keep aside.In a bowl of water soak tamarind & keep aside.Heat 1 tbsp oil a splutter musturd seeds.Add curry leaves & shallots & fry for a while.Then add chopped tomatoes & chopped garlic.Add salt,sambar powder,... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2007

Leek Stir Fry

Leek Stir FryIngredients 4 leeks thinly sliced2 onions (chopped)1/2 tsp musturd seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder2 tbsp waterSalt to tasteOil for fryingCurry leavesMethodHeat oil in a pan. Splutter musturd seeds & curry leaves.Add chopped onions & fry till light golden brown.Add chilli powder, tumeric powder & salt.They add leek & stir fry for 5 min.Cover & cook for 2 min, with 2 tbsp water.Garnish with curry leaves & serve with rice.
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21 janvier 2007

Cauliflower/Gobi Manchurian.

Cauliflower Manchurian Ingredients1 tbsp flour 1 tbsp corn flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 cauliflower1 tbsp tomato purée1 tsp sugar1 tsp soya sauce2 garlic cloves finely chopped1/4 " ginger finely chopped2 green chillies1 big onion finely choppeda handfull of chopped spanish beansMethodMake a batter using first four ingredients & water. Heat oil in a pan. Take each floret, dip in the batter & fry till golden brown.Drain in a kitchen paper & keep aside.Heat oil in a saucepan.Fry onions till light golden... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2006

Erissery - Green Plantain Curry

      Erissery - Green Plantain Curry Ingredients 3 tbsp grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 big plantain 1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1/2 tsp cumin powder1 tsp pepper powder For seasoning1 tbsp coconut oil / Veg oil1 tbsp grated coconut1 tsp musturd seeds1 dried red chillicurry leaves MethodGrind first two ingredients into fine paste & keep aside. Split the plantain lenghtwise & cut into semicircles. (don't peel off the skin)Cook plantain with salt & turmeric.When cooked, add coconut-cumin... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2006

Bitter Gourd Curry.

    Bitter Gourd Curry    Ingredients1 bitter gourd2 onions(chopped)1 green chilli2 tomatoes(chopped)lemon size tamarind1/2 tsp musturd seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder2 tbsp oilSalt to taste Curry leaves.MethodWash & cut the bitter gourd in semicircles.Soak tamarind in water & keep aside for 10 min. Extract the juice.Heat oil in a sauce pan.Splutter musturd seeds.Add cumin seeds,fenugreek seeds & curry leaves.Add onions & fry... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2006

Red beans curry.

Rajma CurryIngredients1 small piece of ginger2 garlic cloves2 cups red beans / 800 g canned red bean2 steaks / minced meat1 cinnamon stick1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp masala powder2 medium sized onions(chopped) 2 tomatoes(chopped)1 tsp salt 2 tbsp oilcoriander leaves MethodCook red beans half an hour in a pressure cooker & keep aside.Blend ginger & garlic in a mini food processor. Heat oil ina pan & fry onions till golden brown.Add the blended mixture & fry again.Add masala powder, minced meat... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2006

Fried Okra's

Okra FryIngredients250g Okra2 onions(chopped)1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderCurry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp veg oilMethodWash & completely dry the okra's.Cut them into rings.(Even the knife must be dried.)Heat a nonstick pan with 2 tbsp oil.Fry onions until light golden brown.Add okra  & fry occassionely.Add salt, turmeric powder & chilli powder.Stir & add 2 tbsp water.Cover & cook on low fire for 10 min.Garnish with curry leaves & serve with rice.
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