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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Mathanga Payasam ( Pumpkin payasam /dessert)


Prawns Roast ( Chemmen Ularthiyadu) ..Comming soon..






Recipe comming soon.....

Monday, October 08, 2012

Chicken Sausage roast ( Kerala style)




Ingredients
Chicken Sausage- 500gm
Onion- 2Nos
Ginger - 2 teaspoon finely chopped
Garlic- 2pods
Tomato- 1 medium size
Chilly powder- 2 teaspoon
Coriander powder- 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder- ¼ teaspoon
Pepper powder- 1 teaspoon
Garam Masala- 1 teaspoon
Mustard seed
Coconut oil
Salt for Taste


Preparation

Slice Chicken sausage into small pieces and fry it in a pan with little oil . Make sure that sausage didn’t get over fried. Just remove it from flame once it get little bulge and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seed, fry curry leaf, add chopped ginger and sauté it until turns brown, then add finely chopped garlic and sauté well. Add sliced onion to it,little salt and sauté well until it become transparent. Add chopped tomato to it and sauté well again until it become paste. Then add chilly powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and mix well. Add 3 cup hot water to it and mix all together and boil it for 2 minutes. Add fried sausage to it and mix it with the gravy. Close lid of the pan and cook it for 5 minutes. Mix it in between to avoid burning at bottom. Also add pepper powder and garam masala powder while mixing in between. Remove it from flame after 5 minutes. The yummy sausage roast is ready to serve now. Have it with rice or chappathi.

Friday, October 05, 2012

Kerala Dum Biriyani (Chicken Dum Biriyani)



Ingredients

Basmathi rice- 3 1/2 cup

Chicken - 1 kg ( Clean and cut into pieces of 40mm size approx..)

Onion - 5 medium size

Green chilli- 8 Nos

Tomato- 2

Ginger- 1 inch-piece

Garlic- 6-8 pods

Turmeric powder- 1 teaspoon

Pepper powder- 1/2 tea spoon

Lemon- 3 Nos

Coriander leaf - Chopped
Pudina leaf ( Mint leaf)- Chopped

Garam Masala - Cinnamon (Karuva  patta), Clove (Grampoo), Pepper( Kurumulaku), Cardamom ( Elakkaya), Anise ( Thakkolam),  Fennel(Perum jeerakam) heat all together except fennel for 1 minute and add fennel at the end just to heat for few seconds and grind all together.

For frying in ghee
Cashew nuts- 20 nos,

Carrot- 1 No: Cut into tiny square pieces

Beans- 5 Nos: sliced

Onion- 1( sliced thin)
Dried grapes ( kismis)- 2 table sppon

Fry all these individually with ghee in a a frying pan and keep it aside

Preparation

Clean and cut the chicken into small pieces of approximately 40mm size and mix it with 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder and squeezed lemon juice ( 1 1/2 lemon) to it marinate well and keep it aside.

Preparation of chicken masala

Heat oil& ghee together ( 1 1/2 teaspoon each) in a pan and put the thin sliced onion to it and saute well. Add sliced tomato to it when onion become white colour. Saute well until tomato get mixed with onion well. Add chopped green chilli to it and saute for 1 minute, add chopped ginger to it and saute again for 2 minutes and then add chopped garlic to it and saute and mix well for 2 minutes. Add 1 teaspoon turmeric to it and mix well.Add the marinated chicken pieces to it, add salt and keep the pan closed and cook it for 10 minutes. Add pepper powder, sliced coriander leaf and mix well. Add Garam masala (1 tea spoon) to it and mix well.Keep it closed in flame for 5 minutes more and keep it aside.

Preparation of rice

Fry washed rice in a pan with ghee. Don’t allow the rice to change colour. Just for getting the rice warm and little dry.

Take1 1/2 ltr  water in a deep bottom vessel, add 2 piece each of cinnamon , cardamom, clove and anise ( Thakkolam) to it with 1 lemon juice and salt 3 teaspoon. When the water get boiled, add fried rice to it. Boil it for 10 min to get the rice cooked. Don’t let the rice get over cooked and get stick. Better to turn off the flame when rice get cooked 75%. Drain off the water from the vessel and spread the rice in a cloth to get it dry

Preparation of dum

Take a deep vessel, ( Make sure that the vessels lid is flat ) heat it and spread all inside the vessel with ghee. Make a small layer of rice in bottom and spread a pinch of fried, cashew, kismis, carrot , beans , onion and coriander leaf & pudina leaf obove that. Add cooked chicken masala( 3 chicken pieces) with masala above rice. Add next layer of rice above chicken layer. Add again fried cashew, kismis, carrot , beans , onion and coriander leaf & pudina leaf followed with chicken layer. Continue the layers until rice and chicken finish. make surre that the top layer is of rice.

Close lid of the vessel and seal it with plain flour paste on edges of lid to avoid steam from going out.

Heat this vessel in low flame and take boiled water in another flat bottom vessel and keep it above the flat lid of the vessel with dum to give heat from top. Keep this in flame for 15 minutes to get the dum biriyani get ready. After that, take it out from flame and open lid and mix all together. Biriyani is ready to serve now. Serve hot with pappadom, salad and lime pickle.

                                                    
                                                                                               Courtesy: Anuachachan & Smitha chechy


Tuesday, October 02, 2012

മുരിങ്ങയില തേങ്ങ അരച്ച കറി/ Muringayila thenga curry ( Drumstick plant leaf curry)




Ingredients:

Moringa Leaves (മുരിങ്ങയില) - I small bunch (take leaf separately from stem)
Coconut - half coconut
Shallots-7 nos
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric pdr- 1/4 tsp
Red chilly- 3 nos
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Coconut oil- 2 tbsp
Salt


Preparation:

First grind grated 1/2 coconut with turmeric powder,Shallots(4 nos) and cumin seeds (make sure that it wont become  fine paste) and  keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan,splutter mustard seeds,shallots(3 nos),red chilly then add moringa leaves to it and saute it well.Then pour the above grinded paste(add water to make it little bit loose)to it.Just heat it .Off the flame not to make it boil.Moringa Leaf curry ready...

                                                                                                                                  Courtesy : Mummy

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Kappa Biriyani / Ellum Kappayum ( Tapiocca & meat)



 

Ingredients

For Kappa Base

Kappa ( Tapioca) – 1kg

Turmeric powder-1/4 tea spoon

Grated coconut-1 Cup

Shallots- 4 Nos

Green Chilly-3 Nos

Cumin Seed- 1 pinch

Garlic- 1 pod

For Meat  Masala

Chicken / Beef with bones – ½ kg

Shallots – 10 Nos

Ginger- Small piece

Garlic- 2 pods

Chilly powder- 2  tea spoon

Coriander powder- 1 ½  tea spoon

Turmeric powder- ¼ tea spoon

Garam Masala- 1 tea spoon

For seasoning

Shallots- 2

Mustard seeds- 1 tea spoon

Curry leaf
Dried chilli- 3 Nos

 

Preparation

Part-1

Peel off the skin of tapioca and cut into small square pieces of approx 20mm size. Clean it properly with water and cook it in water until kappa become soft. Make sure that water is more than enough to immerse full kappa inside. Add salt and turmeric powder to it when kappa become almost cooked. Once it is fully cooked, drain off the water from it completely and keep it aside. Grind together grated coconut, shallots ,garlic, green chilies and cumin seeds ( Just need to crush only)

Part-2

Cut the chicken or beef with bones into small pieces, marinate it with grinded garlic, ginger , chilly powder, coriander, turmeric powder, salt and lime juice ( ½  lemon). Keep it aside for 1 hour. Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seed, add curry leaf and add sliced shallots to it and sauté well until it become white colour. Add garam masala powder and then add marinated chicken to it and mix well. Cook it in a pressure cooker until done. ( 3 whistles will be enough).

Final part

Mix together cooked tapioca, grated coconut, and cooked chicken masala in a big vessel. Give low flame to the vessel to keep the mix hot while mixing. Heat oil in a pan, Splutter mustard seeds and fry curry leaf, shallots & dried chilli for seasoning. Add this seasoning mix to the tapioca meat mix. Kappa biriyani / Ellum kappayum is ready to serve.


Vellarikka moru curry ( Cucumber & curd curry)-വെള്ളരിക്ക മോര് കറി





Vellarikka/ Kerala Cucumber-250gm
(Cucumber or Ashgourd can be used) 
S'hallots-8
Jeerakam/cumin seed- 1pinch
Curd -1 1/2cup

Green chilly-3
Dry red chilly-4
Uluva/ Fenugreek seed-1 pinch
Chilly powder-1/2teaspoon
Mustard seed- 1pinch
Turmeric-1/4teaspn

Grated coconut-1/2cup
Salt-for taste

OIl- 1 table spoon

Curry leaves
Vellarikka (Kerala Cucumber)



Grind grated coconut, cumin seed, shallots(3no’s) & green chilly with little water to a fine paste & keep it aside.

Remove the skin of Ash gourd/ Cucumber , cut it into small cubes. Cook cucumber  with turmeric, chilly powder ,little salt and water till it becomes tender. Now add the grinded paste to this and mix well. Stir the mix in low flame till its raw smell goes. Now add curd to this and mix well .Stir it  until steam come from top(don’t boil it ). 
 Heat oil in a pan and add fenugreek seed (uluva),mustard seed, curry leaves ,shallots(5) & dry red chilly to this one by one &saute it. Turn off flame and add this to the above curd mixture and mix well. Vellarikka moru curry or Kumbalanga pulisserry is ready.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Vazhakka payar thoran (Raw banana with red gram)


Ingredients
Raw Banana- 3 Nos
Vanpayar/ Red cowpeas/ Red gram- 1cup
Shallots- 4 Nos
Green chilies- 4Nos
Grated coconut- 1 cup
Turmeric powder- ¼ tea spoon
Cumin seed- 1 pinch
For seasoning
Mustard seeds, curry leaf, dry red chilly & coconut oil
Preparation
Peel of banana skin and cut it into square pieces. Wash it with water and keep it immersed in water until it take for cooking. Cook vanpayar ( Red cowpeas) in cooker with enough water and salt for 10 min or wait for 3-4 whistles from pressure cooker. Drain off water and keep it aside. Cook banana in a pan with pinch of turmeric powder, salt, curry leaf and  enough  water to immerse it. Once banana become soft, drain off excess water.  Grind together coconut, shallots, garlic, green chilly & cumin seed in a grinder. Make sure not grind too much. Mix together cooked vanpayar, raw banana & grinded coconut mix. Keep the mixture in a pan and heat it for 2 min.
Seasoning
Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seed, sauté well shallots & curry leaf until shallots get crispy. Add this to the banana vanpayar mix. Now the delicious thoran is ready to serve.


Kovakka thoran (Tendli with coconut)



Ingredients
Kovakka ( Tendli)- Cut into small square pieces- 2 cup
Grated coconut- 1 cup
Chuvannulli (Shallots )- 6-7 pods ( skin removed and cut into 4 pieces)
Green chilli-  2 Nos
Turmeric powder- ¼ tea spoon
Garlic- 1pod
Mustard seed
Coconut oil
Curry leaf


Preparation
Wash and cut kovakka into square pieces. Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaf and then add cut shallots to it. Saute  it until it shallots become transparent. The add grated coconut to it. Add turmeric powder, salt and green chilies to it. Mix all together for 10 seconds. Then add kovakka ( Tendli)and 1 table spoon water  to it and mix well. Keep this mix heaped at the centre of pan and allow it to cook for 2 min. Keep the pan closed with a lid while cooking. Mix it again after 2 min and heap it and allow to cook for some more minutes. Make sure flame is not high. Saute it and heap it consecutively for 3 -4 times until it get cooked and dried as shown in the picture. Serve it as a side dish for rice.



Friday, July 06, 2012

Egg Fried Rice - Kerala Style




Ingradients
Biriyani rice/ Basmathi rice - 2 cup
Carrot- 2 Nos
Beans- 12 Nos
Onion- 3 Nos
Spring Onion- 3-4 leaf
Nuts- 100 gm
Raisin / Dried Grapes /kismis- 100gm
Ghee- 4 table spoon
Egg-2 Nos
Corriandor leaf- 5-6 leaf
Salt
Oil
Corriandor leaf & Spring onion

Carrot cut in to square pieces





Preparation

Boil 4 cup water in a big vessel and add rice to it boil. Add some pieces of cinnamon and 2 cardamom and 2 cloves along with rice and boil it until rice cook. Keep on observing to avoid rice get over cooked. Add the juice of one lemon to it before removing from flame to avoid sticking of rice between each other. After remove vessel from flame and drain out excess water. Spread rice in a flat surface over a cloth to avoid over cooking in its own steam.
Fry cashew nuts, kissmis in a frying pan with little ghee.
Also fry onion with oil  in a pan until it become brown and keep it aside.
Cook carrot and beans in a pressure cooker for 3 minutes and then fry it with little ghee in a frying nonstick pan.
Heat oil in a frying pan and scramble properly 2 egg white and yellow together with some salt and little pepper powder.
Also make ready chopped spring onion and corriandor leaf.
Take a deep pan and make it hot, put 1 teaspoon ghee to it and spread completely on the bottom of the pan.
Then add cooked rice to it as fist layer.
Then add the fried, beans, carrot, egg, corriandor leaf, spring onion, fried cashew and dried grapes to make it as the second layer.
 Again add cooked rice as the third layer. Like wise repeat the two layers until complete rice used.
Then keep the pan in medium flame for 2 minutes with closed lid. Then take out of flame,mix all together and serve hot. Delicious fried rice is ready.
















Mathanga Erushery (Pumpkin & red gram with coconut curry)




Ingradients
Mathanga/ Pumpkin- 250 gm
Vanpayar ( Red gram)- 100 gm
Coconut grated- 1 cup
Green chilli- 4 nos
Cumin seeds- 1 pinch
Shallots- 6 pieces
Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
Sliced coconut- 2 tablespoon
Coconut oil- 1 tablespoon
Mustard seed, Curry leaf, dried chilli & salt

Preparation
Cook vanpayar/ redgram in a pressure cooker with enough waterand salt. Cook pumpkin cut into square pieces in a pan with one cup water. Grind together grated coconut, green chilli, cumin seed, shallots and salt in a grinter. Add together cooked vanpayar, pumpkin and thid grinted mixture in a pan , mix well. Add enough water to make the curry little loose and boil for 5 minutes. Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaf, sliced coconut, dried chilli. Fry it and add to the cooked curry. Mathanga erussery is ready to serve now.  





Friday, June 22, 2012

Vazhakka thoran (Raw Kerala banana thoran)



Ingradients
Vazhakkaya ( Raw banana) - 2 Nos
Onion - 1 big chopped
Green chilli- 4 Nos
Grated coconut- 1 cup
Mustard seed- 1 tea spoon
Curry leaf
Coconut oil



Preparation

slighty remove skin of row banana and cut it in to small square pieces. Wash sliced banana in water 3 or 4 times. Splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaf to it and fry. Mix together cut banana, green chillies, grated coconut and chopped onion.  Add this mixture to the pan with mustard seeds with 1/4 cup of water  and cook it in low flame for 10 min. Occationaly saute it to avoid sticking on the bottom of pan. Once it get cooked stop flame and serve hot.



Netholi thenga aracha Curry




Netholi fish - 300gms
Coconut grated - 1cup
Green chilli- 4 nos
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teasppon
Chilli powder- 3/4 tea spoon
Corriandor powder- 1/4 teaspoon
Fenugreek powder (Uluva podi) - 1pinch
Shallots- 2 Nos
Tomato- 1
Kudampuli- 1 small piece
Curry leaf

       Netholi /  Chooda /  Kozhuva fish

Preperation

Grind together grated coconut, chilli powder, corriandor powder,turmeric powder and fenugreek powder and shallots in a grinder and keep it aside.
 In a pan mix together the grinded coconut along with  green chillies, chopped tomato,kudampuli  and curry leaf with  enough water for making the curry and boil it. When it boil completely, add cleaned fish to it and boil it for 10 min more on medium flame.
Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seed and fry together curry leaf , dried chilli and shallots  and add to the cooked fish curry.
The curry is ready to serve now.




Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Unakkameen Muringakka Curry ( Dried fish & drumstick curry)



Ingredients:

Unakkameen (dry fish)   - 10 pieces

Muringakkaya (Drumstick)  - 6 or 10 pieces

Shallots  - 5 pieces

Onion - 1 large

Green chilly  -4nos

Garlic  - 2 pods

Ginger  -1 small piece(1/4 inch)

Coconut grated– 1 cup full

Kudampuli  -2 pieces

Chilly powder -1tsp

Corriander powder  - ½ tsp

Turmeric powder  - ½ tsp

Curry leaves-2 sprig

Coconut oil -1tsbsp

Mustard seeds-1



Preparation:

For grinding: Coconut,chilly pdr,coriander pdr,turmeric pdr,shallots

Method:

Splutter mustard seeds with ½ tbsp oil and curry leaves. Add sliced onion in to it and sauté well then add drumstick pieces ,sliced green chillies, garlic and garlic sauté it for a while then add dry fish ,kudampuli and water cook it after close it with a lid. After ¾ cook add grinded coconut paste to it again cook it well. Pour remain coconut oil and curry laves over the curry close it for a minute then stir it .Serve with hot rice…

Really yummy dish…try it…..

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Kottayam meen curry (Kottayam Fish curry)



The delicious spicy fish curry usually  made in kottayam is  a good partner for kappa (tapioca)

Shallots, ginger, garlic, curry leaf..the main ingradients that makes this curry so yummy


                            King fish cut into squre pieces is the most suitable fish for this curry

                                                                Dried kudampuli    

    

Ingradients

King fish - 300 gm cut into small square pieces
Shallots- 8-10 pieces
Garlic- 4-5 pods
Ginger - 1 big piece(1 inch)
Curry leaf
Mustard seed- 1 tea spoon
Fenugreek seed- 1 tea spoon
Kudampuli - 2 pieces (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gambooge)
Coconut oil- 1 table spoon
Chilli powder- 2 tea spoon
Corriandor powder- 1/2 tea spoon
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tea spoon

Preparation

Heat oil in a pan , splutter mustard seed & fenugreek seed. Add curry leaf and fry it. Add chopped ginger to it saute well until it become brown. Add chopped garlic to it and saute well until brown, then add  chopped garlic and saute well.Lower flame and add red chilli powder, corriandor powder and turmeric powder and mix well. Add one cup hot water to it to make it a thick paste and allow the mixture to get boiled. Add  4 or 5 cup of hot water and allow it to boil.Keep this curry sauce aside .
  Then keep fish pieces carefully in an order inside a meen chutty ( clay pan) or deep pan and add early prepared curry sauce to it. Add kudampuli and curry leaf too. Boil this pan for 10minutes with closed lid until the fish cooked well and become hard.
Switch off flame and keep it more time without distubing for 3 or 4 hours to get meencurry its traditional taste.
To get the actual taste of meen curry, use it on the next day after it prepared. Best to eat with kappa (tapiocca)  or rice.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Chakkakkuru mezhukkuvaratty (Jackfruit seed fry)


Jack fruit seeds

Ingradients

Jack fruit seed- 20 Nos
(Skin removed and slit into 4 long pieces)
Shallots- 10 nos
Dried Red chilli- 3 nos
Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
Pepper powder- 1/2 teaspoon
Curry leaf
Preparation
Cook sliced jack fruit in seed in  a pan with 3/4th water, little turmeric powder and salt until it become oft and keep it aside. 
Heat oil in a pan and fry the red chillies alone in low flame. take care to avoid it from burning. Crush it and keep it aside.  Also crush shallots.
Heat little more oil, add curry leaf and crushed shallots and saute well until it turns brown. add crushed red chillies to it and saute. Then add cooked jack fruit seeds and saute it. Add pepper powder after that mix well and serve hot.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Vanpayar thoran ( Red cow peas)



Ingradients

Vanpayar (Red cow peas)- 2 cups
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Shallots ( small onion)-5 nos
Garlic- 2 pods
Green chilli- 4 nos
Turmeric powder - 1tea spoon

Preparation
Cook vanpayar in cooker with salt and water for 10 minutes (3 vistles) and keep it aside.
Grind together grated coconut, shallots, garlic , green chilli & turmeric powder,
Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaf, chopped shallots and saute well. Add cooked vanpayar and grinded coconut mix to it and mix well. Close lid and keep the mix in low flame for 2 minutes. Mix all together and serve hot.




Sunday, May 20, 2012

Cheera thoran ( Red Spinach)



Red Spinach ( Chuvanna Cheera)

Ingradients
Cheera ( Spinach red) - 1bunch
Shallots ( Small onion) - 5 Nos:
Garlic- 2 pods
Green Chilli- 3 Nos
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tea spoon
Grated coconut-1 cup
Mustard seeds- 1 tea spoon
Coconut oil or Sunflower oil- 1 table spoon
Curry leaf- 6-7 leaf

Preparation
Grind  green chilly, shallot & garlic in a dry mixer without adding water. Add grated coconut , turmeric powder & salt  to it and grind together ( Just to get it crushed. Dont grind more). Mix sliced spinach and the grinded mixure and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan, Splutter mastard seeds, add curry leaf to it and fry. Add  spinach to it, mix well and cook it in low flame with closed lid for 5 min.
After 5 minutes saute the mix until it get little dried and cooked.
Cheera thoran is now ready to serve.








White Kadala Curry (Chana / white chickpeas curry)




Kadala / Chana/ White chickpeas- 2 cup

Onion- 2 big

Shallots ( small onion)- 6 nos
Garlic big- 2 pods
Corriandor powder- 1/2 tea spoon
Red chilli powder- 1 tea spoon
turmeric powder- 1/4 tea spoon
Meat masala- 1/4 tea spoon
curry leaf
Oil- 1 table spoon
Sliced coconut- 1 table spoon
Mustard seed- 1 tea spoon
Tomato - 1 big

Preparation

Cook kadala ( chickpeas) in a pressure cooker for 10 minutes with enough water, pinch of turmeric powder and salt.Make sure that it become soft enough for eating.
Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaf and add sliced coconut to it and saute well until coconut become slight yellow. Then add chopped ginger to it and saute well. Then add chopped shallots and saute well. Then add sliced onion,  saute well until onion become slight brown. Green chillies to be added in the mean time while sauting and garlic should be added just before onion reach its proper sauting level. Then add chopped tomatos to it and saute well until tomato become paste. Then add turmeric, corriandor and chilli powder to it. Also add meat masala and mix well with the onion in pan. Add salt for taste. Then add little hot water to make it paste. Now add cooked chickpeas along with cooked water to it and mix all together.Add more water if more loose curry is required. But dont forget to add salt in proportion. Increase flame and keep it in stove for 10 minutes more to attain its correct taste. Kadala curry is ready to serve now.




Friday, May 18, 2012

Pavakka theeyal ( Bitter gourd)







Ingradients
Pavakka -bitter gourd- 200gm
Shallots- 1 cup
Tomato- 2 Nos
Green chilli- 2 nos
Coconut- 1 cup grated
Dried chilli- 3 Nos
Corriandor powder- 2 teaspoon
Chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoon
pepper powder- 1/4 teaspoon
coconut oil
mustard seed, curry leaf , salt

Preperation

Fry grated coconut first and when it reach brown add dried chilli and saute it. Then add  chilli powder corriandor powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder to it. Make sure those powder not get burned.Keep it for some time to cool  and grind it together . Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds, add curry leaf, chopped bitter gourd, shallots, tomato, green chillies to it and cook it in low flame with little water and salt. When it get half cooked, add the grinded mix to it with enough water . Close lid and boil it until vegitables cook completely. When it reach a consistant gravy, stop flame and can serve hot with rice.




Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Kovakka Mezhukkuvaratty (tendli fry)

Tendli


 
Ingradients
Kovakkaya (tendli) - 3 cup - sliced as shown in above picture
Shallots (small onion)-1/2 cup
Coconut sliced into small pieces - 2 table spoon
Chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
Mustard seeds
Curry leaves

Preparation
Marinate sliced kovakka with salt and turmeric powder and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds and fry curry leaves in it.Add sliced coconut to it and saute well until it become golden coulour. Add sliced shallots to it and saute well until it become trasparant. Add marinated kovakka to it mix well and saute continuesly until it become golden colour  (same colour as shown in firt picture). The dish is now ready to eat. Can be used as side dish for boiled rice. 







Mutta curry ( Egg roast)



Ingradients
Hard boiled Egg-3
Onion- 3
Garlic- 1pod
Tomato-1
Chilli powder- 1tea spoon
Corriandor powder-2 tea spoon
Turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoon
Meat masala- 1/2 teaspoon
Green chilli- 2

Preparation
Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds add curry leaves to it and fry well. Add  onion and saute well until brown.Add garlic to it. Add sliced tomato & green chilli to it and saute well until tomato become paste. Reduce flame and add chilli powder, turmeric power and meat masala to it and mix well. Add 1 cut boiled water to it and mix well. Add 3 cup more hot water to this paste and boil well. Then add boiled egg to it (either as full or cut to half) Boil again and serve hot.





Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Cherupayar thoran (green gram)



Ingadients

Green gram - 2 cup
Grated coconut- 1 cup
Shallots - 5
Garlic-1 pod
Green chilli- 3
Dried red chillie- 1
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tea spoon
Pepper powder- 1 teaspoon
Curry leaf
Mustard seeds- 1 table spoon

Preparation
Cook green gram in a cooker with salte for taste for 5 min (3 vistle) and allow to drain out excess water from that.
Grind grated coconut, shallots, garlic, green chilli, turmeric powder & chilli powder in a grider without adding water(make sure its not get over grinded) and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan,Splutter mustard seed and fry curry leaf and add the grinded mix to that and saute itlittle time. Then add cooked green gram to it and mix all together. Close lid and cook it for 2 minutes.Mix again and serve it hot with rice.



Friday, April 20, 2012

Chemmin Chammandhi ( Spicy Dried shrimps with coconut )




Ingredients
Dried shrimps (unakka chemmin)- 1 cup
Coconut grated - 1 cup
Shallots - 5-6 Nos
Dried red chilly- 5-6 Nos
Curry leaf
Salt
Coconut oil

Preparation
Clean dried shrimps well. Fry it in a pan with 1 table spoon coconut oil(oil optional),after some time add dry chillies,and curry leaves in to it saute together well till it becomes crispy. Then crush the fried items with coconut, shallots and enough salt.
Good combination with steamed rice.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Avial Kerala Style ( Mixed Vegetable)



Ingradients

Potato-1
Onion-1
Drum stick-1
Bringal-1
Beans-5
Tomato-1
Carrot-1
Green chilli-4
Green banana-1
Cucumber- one small piece
Grated cocunut-1 cup
shallot- 4 pods
curd- 2 table spoon
coconut oil
curry leaf



Preparation
Cut all vegitables into small pieces and cook it with little water and curry leaf, pinch of turmeric powder, salt in a pan for 10 min. Grind coconut, shallots and garlic with pinch of turmeric powder and little cumin seeds in a mixer and add to the cooked vegitables in pan. Mix well and keep in low flame for 2 minutes. Then add curd and mix again. At the end before taking off from flame, add coconut oil and and serve with rice as side dish.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Beef Curry



Ingradients

Beef - 1kg ( sliced in to square pieces)
Shallots- 6 Nos ( Sliced)
Garlic- 4 pods ( Sliced in to thin long pieces)
Ginger- 1/2 ich (Sliced into thin long pieces)
Onion-2 ( Sliced into thin pieces)
Cocunut- sliced in to thin pieces- 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder- 3/4 table spoon
Chilli powder- 1/2 table sppon
Corriandor  powder- 1/2 table spoon
Meat masala- 1 &1/2 table spoon
Garam Masala- 1/2 teaspoon
Tomato - 1
Mustard seed- 1 teaspoon
Curry leaf
Salt

Preparation

Part-1
Mix well the washed beef, shallots, garlic, ginger, turmeric powder( 1/4 tea spoon),salt & 1/2 table spoon meat masala in a cooker. (Add little water only if water from meat drained out already). Close lid and keep in  medium flame  for 6min and keep it aside.

Part-2
Heat oil in pan, splutter mustard seed, add curry leaf , sliced coconut and saute until cocunut become golden colour. Add sliced onion saute in medium flame then close lid and keep for 2 min in small flame. Saute again until onion gets slight golden colour. Add meat masala ( 1 table spoon), corriandor powder ( 1/2 table spoon), turmeric powder(1/4 table spoon), chilly powder, garam masala and mix well and saute in low frame for 1min.

Part-3
Make tomato paste  by saute tomato with little oil in a pan until it get good paste.

Mix Part-1, Part-2, Part-3  and cook well in a cooker ( until 4 vistle)
Open lid after cooker pressure come down . 
Heat oil in a pan splutter mustard seed, add little curry leaf and transfer the cooked beef to pan. Saute it in medium flame to make the gravy to the required consistancy. Serve  hot with chappathi.













Thakkali Curry (Tomato curry)




Ingradients

Tomato- 1 (sliced in to small piece)
Green chilli-2
Onion- 1sliced in to small piece
Coconut grated- 1 cup
Shallots- 2
Mustard seed- 1 tablespoon
Curry leaf
Oil
Salt
Turmeric powder-1/2 teaspoon
Chilli poder- 1 teaspoon

Preparation

Splutter mustard seed, add curry leaves to it, then add onion  to it and saute well until transparent, add splitted green chillies too and saute well. Then add turmeric powder & chilli powder & salte for taste and saute for little time in low flame. Then add tomato pieces to it and saute for little time to change its fressness. Pour 2 cup water or enough water to boil the things. Cook it for 10 min in medium flame. Mean time grind well the grated cocunut , shallots, 1 cup water & pinch of turmeric powder in a mixer and keep it aside. Once the tomato gets cooked, add the grinded mixer to it and mix well. Cook in low flame for 2 minutes and serve hot with Rice or chappathi.