Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Capsicum - 1Carrots - 1 , potatoes 2, beans - few, cauliflower - 4 to 5, green peas - 1/2 cup, onion 1, ginger garlic paste 1/2 tsp , 1, halidi 1/2 tsp , chilli pwd 1/2 tsp, corainder pwd 1tsp, jeera 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1/2 tsp, garam masala 1/2 tsp, curry leaf, curd 1/2 cup cashew optional few , tomato...
Cut all the vegetables in cubes and in a pan add oil add jeera fennel seeds onion fry well add ginger garlic paste and curry leaf tomato and make a paste add the vegetables and fry until the masala is coated ...now add haldi corainder pwd, chilli pwd , garam masala,and cook the vegetables..Mix curd with cashewnut and grind well into paste....add the curd and give the gravy a boil ..garnish with corainder leaf ...serve with chappati....tates like kurma but with no coconut...optional instead of curd can mix milk and give it a boil....tastes gud
my healthy version of kurma.....
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Carrot, Potato, Vellarika ( yellow Cucumber) Pumkin , raw Banana, long beans, Yam, bittergord
curd, turmeric, salt as per taste, coconut grated curry leaf, coconut oil, green chilli,
method cut all vegetables in length wise like french fries and cook all with little water till all veges are soft....grind curd with curry, leaf green ,chilli...i grind coconut little fine as the normal recipe is just crush the coconut...add the coconut to the veges and cook well...give it a boil and remove from flame and add coconut oil and curry leaf
serve with sambar or rasam.
Gingelly oil - 3 tbsp
Olive oil - 1 tsp
onion : 1
canned tomato : 1/2 cup
cabbage shredded 1/2 cup
pasta sauce - 2 tbsp
carrot - 1
Potato - 1
Celery - 1 stalk
cheese to decorate
salt and pepper to taste
oregano - 1 tsp
cannellini white beans... 1/2 cup
Heat olive oil add onion fry till pinkish then add vegetables carrot , potato, celery,oregano, cabbage and the beans fry for sometime.. add canned tomato , cut fresh tomatoes and boil the soup until the vegetables and the beans cook....add pasta sauce salt and pepper. Garnish with cheese and serve with garlic bread..
optional cal add beans, peas, chicken breasts...
my grandmas recipe ...Fry papadums and break them....Coconut 1/2 cupdhaniya seeds 1 tspsmall onions a few hand fulljeera 1 tspginger small piecegrind all the above ingredients with little water with curry leaf and green chillis... boil the coconut well till the raw smell goes away.. saute small onion curry leaf and add to the gravy and add papads which fried earlier and boil and its ready to eat with ghee and rice....
VADA CURRY my moms speciality
Vada means a small deep fried dumplings made from Lentils..Ingredients:Chana Dal 1 cup1 medium onionGreen chillis 2 to 3Soak the Chana dal for 2 to 3 hrs and grind with greenchilli and mix cut onion and deepfry..Gravy:Spices required:Fennel seeds 1 tspCinnamon 1 small stickcloves 2 to 3Dry MasalaChilli powder 1tsphaldi 1/2 tspsaltCoconut grated..1/2 cupTomataos 1 mediumgarlic 2 to 3Heat oil in a pan saute the spices the add garlic and onion and fry till golden brown.when done add tomatoes and make a gravy add dry masalas .Grind coconut and little fennel seeds together into paste. Add to the gravy and bring it to a boil when done add the vadas which was prepared earlier and cook for 2 to 3 minsNotes: Best gone with itly and Doza
Cabbage Sabji or Poriyal
Ingredients : cabbage 1 small ginger 1 inchgreen or red chilli( fresh)saunf 1/2 tsphaldi 1/4tspchilli pwd1/2 tspgaram masala1/2 tspsalt"oilMethodheat oil in a pan, add saunf and then greesn chilli and fry then add cabbage, haldi, chillipwd,and salt and cook till done then add garam masala at the end .Tipstastes good with chappati
Chettinad chicken curry homestyle
My version of easy ans simple chicken curry chettinad
Ingredients:Chicken 1 kg cut into medium pieces1 big Onion,garlic 5 to 6 ginger grated, green chillis
Spices : Fennel seeds (saunf) pepper few pods, Cardamon 2 to 3 roast dry and powder itDrymasala: 1 tsp chill pwd2 tsp
corainder pwd1 tsp haldi 1/2 tsp, Jeera 1/2 tsp
Heat oil in cooker add jeera,greenchilli, Cardamon,onion ginger garlice paste. Add the chicken ..then add spices pwd . curry leaf and salt.
This goes really well with chapathi and rice .
Sorry i may include the pic of the curry later..the above pic is with coconut milk...
Marinate the paneer with dry masala and curd. Heat ghee in frying pan add cloves greenchilli, capsicum cook till done add paneer and tomatoes then add chilli, corainder, haldi and fry ..then add spices pwd and kasuri methi leaf. It takes 10 minutes to cook.turn of the heat.This goes really well with chapathi and fried rice .Notes: Can cook in ghee instead of oil to get extra flavor.
Crabfry chettinad styleIngredientsCrabs 3 to 42 medium onion,garlic cloves 4 or 5,ginger 1 tsp grated2 medium tomatocurry leaf fewgreen chilliSpices required:Powder the spiceCinnamom 1 small stickcloves 2 or 3pepper powder 1 or 2 tsp as per ur taste budDrymasalachill pwd 1 tspcorainder pwd 1 tsphaldi 1/2 tspFor seasoning2 tsp oil 1 dried whole red chilli (broken). Rai 1 tsp.Heat oil in frying pan add Rai, red chillies & onion fry until the onion starts to turn light brown. Now add ginger garlic cut pieces add curry leaves then add the chilli, corainder, haldi and fry ..then add crabs cover and cook after sometime when the crab changes the color add tomatos It takes 10 minutes to cook. Add spice pwd , cook for 1-2 minutes and turn of the heat.This goes really well with rice .Notes and TipsDo not cook for long after adding the spice powder. You can use coconut oil fry seasoning instead of any other oil to add extra flavor.