Friday, June 22, 2012

Vazhakka thoran (Raw Kerala banana thoran)

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


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


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)


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


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


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…..