Thursday, May 29, 2008

Coconut Chutney

Ingredients :

Coconut (grated ) - 250 gms ( 2 tea cups)

Red chilies - 3

Mustard Seeds - pinch

Salt - to taste

Tarmarind Paste - 1/4 tbl spoon

Curry Leaves - 4

Water - Little

Oil - 1 tbl spoon

Procedure :

1.In grinder add 3 red chillies,grated coconut,salt,tarmarind paste and water.Now grind it.

2.Take Pan add oil and heat it.Now add mustard seeds,1 red chilli,curry leaves and then add in that grinded coconut.

3.Now serve with hot rice.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Cauliflower Manchuria (Monthly Mingle 21 - Appetizers & Hors'Doeuvres)

Ingredients :

Cauliflower - 1 ( cut into flowers )

Onions - 2 onions ( chopped finely )

Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbl spoons

Red Chilli Powder - 2 tbl spoons

Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tbl spoon

Salt - to taste

Green Chilli Paste - 3 tbl spoons

Corainder Leaves - 1/2 bunch ( chopped finely )

Red Food Colour - a pinch

Soya Sauce - 2 tbl spoons

Corn Flour - 2 tbl spoons

( in that 1 1/2 tbl spoon corn flour, dissolved in water )

Wheat flour - 1 tbl spoon

Rice Flour - 1/2 cup

Baking Powder - 1/2 tbl spoon

Lemon juice - 2 tbl spoons

Oil - for deep frying

Procedure :

1. In a large bowl mix wheat flour, rice flour, 1/2 tbl spoon corn flour, baking powder, salt, 1 tbl spoon soya sauce, 1 tbl spoon ginger garlic paste, 1 tbl spoon red chilli powder, turmeric powder and 1tbl green chilli paste. Mix them well with water.

2. Now add caulifower flowers in that.

3. Heat oil in deep frying pan. Now fry cauliflower flowers in oil and take it ou and keep aside.

4. Take pan and add oil 3 tbl spoons and add oinions and fry it well. Now add 1 tbl spoon ginger garlic paste, 2 tbl spoons green chilli paste in this and fry it.

5. Now add 1 tbl spoon soya sauce and fry it. Put the flame in low and add corn flour water paste and red colour and mix it well.

6. The mixture will start to thicken. Keep on mixing them for 1min and add lemon juice and mix it and garnish with corainder leaves.

7. Now add cauliflower and mix it and remove from the flame and serve it hot.

This goes to Meeta and Mansi who is hosting a wonderful event of Monthly Mingle 21 - Appetizers & Hors'Doeuvres.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Chicken Fry

Ingredients :

Chicken - 1/2 kg (Boneless)
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tbl spoons

Salt - 1 tbl spoon

inegar - 2 tbl spoons

Onions - 3 (chopped)

Red Colour - Pinch

Oil - 3 tbl spoons

Coriander Leaves - to garnish
Procedure :

1.Take bowl add chicken, ginger garlic paste, salt, vinegar and red colour mix it and marinate for 30mins.

2.Take Pan add oil 3 tbl spoons and add chopped onion and fry it .

3.Now add marinated chicken in that and fry it until it chicken cooks.

4.Garnish with coriander leaves.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

You Make My Day Award

This award was given to me by Uma.........A very sweet person with a wonderful blog......... You really really make my day!!

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Arusuvai Friendship Chain ( Coconut Sweet and Punugulu )

I received the much eagerly awaited packets of Arusuvai Surprise Ingredient from dear Uma just the proceeding week she had made the announcement!

The packet I received was

1. It is coconut powder.

2. It is the mixture of rice flour + urad dal (dosa mixture).

I'm pretty comfortable with this ingredient and decided to come up with Coconut sweet and Punugulu.

Here goes the recipes.......

Coconut Sweet

Ingredients :

Grated Coconut - 2 cups(250 gms)

Sweetened Condensed Milk - 150 gms

Badam - 8

Procedure :

1.Take pan and add condensed milk in that just heat it or take one bowl add condensed milk in that and heat it.

2.Now add grated coconut and mix it.When it is warm make them balls and keep each badam for each ball.

3.Take each ball and keep in both hands and press that ball slowly.

4.Now Coconut Sweet ready.

Duration Time : 10mins.

Quantity : 8


Ingredients :

Flour - 2 cups ( Rice flour+Urad dal flour)

Salt - to taste

Onion - 1 (chopped)

Green chillies - 2 ( chopped)

Water - 1/2 to 1cup

Procedure :

1.Take bowl add flour,salt,onion pieces,chopped green chillies,water and mix it thick.

2.Heat oil in pan.Make round balls and fry in oil.Once it become little brown take it out.

Monday, May 5, 2008

Prawns Biryani (Royyala Biryani)

Ingredients :

Prawns - 50 gms

Tomatos - 2 (chopped)

Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbl spoon

Lavang - 4

Elachi - 2

Bay Leaves - 4

Onion - 1

Green Chillies - 10

Red Chilli Powder - 1 tbl spoon

Tumeric Powder - pinch

Salt - to taste

Curry Leaves - 15

Coriander leaves - 1 bunch (chopped)

Basmati Rice - 400gms

Coconut Milk - 4 cups (500gms)

Ghee - 2 tbl spoons

Oil - 5 to 7 tbl spoons

Procedure :
Prawns curry :

1.Take pan add oil 3 tbl spoons and heat it.Now
add ginger garlic paste,prawns,curry leaves,red chilli powder,tumeric powder,salt,coriander leaves,tomato pieces and fry it for 5 mins.

For Biryani :

1.Take pan add ghee and remaining oil and hea
t it. Now add lavang,elachi,bay leaves,onion slices,green chillies slices and fry it.

2.Wash rice and add it in that pan.

3.Now add coconut milk,salt and cook for 10 mins.

4.Then add Prawns curry in that and keep that until rice cooks.

5.Garnish with coriander leaves.