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Bread Masala

>> Monday, November 30, 2009




Quick and simple snack perfect for evening time.  This is one among the two dishes I cook before marriage.  And this is my hubby's  favourite snack too.

Ingredients :
  1. Bread slices - 3 nos
  2. Onion - 1 no
  3. Tomato - 1 nos
  4. Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  5. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Oil - 1 tbsp

Directions to cook :

#   Toast the bread slices & keep aside.

#   Heat oil in the pan, add finely chopped onions.  Saute till golden brown.

#   Add finely chopped tomatoes, chilly powder, turmeric powder & salt to taste.  Saute for 5 mins.

#   Cut the toasted bread slices to small pieces.  Add them to the above masala.  Toss them till well combined.  Switch off the flame.



Serve warm.

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Vanilla icecream

>> Saturday, November 28, 2009

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I can't believe that my first attempt had turned out to be best.  Rich & creamy, taste great with gulab jamun.  I made fried icecream using this as a base.  It just taste fabulous :)

Ingredients :
  1. Egg yolks - 4 nos
  2. Milk - 300 ml
  3. Heavy cream - 200 ml
  4. Sugar - 100 gms
  5. Vanilla pod - 1 no
Directions to cook :

£   Whish the egg yolk & keep aside.

£   Bring the milk to boil on medium flame.  Take 1/4 cup of boiling milk in the seperate bowl & slowly whisk the egg yolks till well combined. 

£   Add the egg yolk mixture to the remaining boiling milk & keep stiring continously.

£   Add the sugar & vanilla seed (sliced down the middle).  Continoulsy stir till we get the thick consistency. 

£   When the custard base is cool, stir in the cream.

£   Transfer the whole mixture to the icecream maker & freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions.



Serve cool.

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Fish kuzhambu (Meen kuzhambu)

>> Thursday, November 26, 2009

Fish kuzhambu is my all time favourite dish.  I like to have this with rice and rotis, sometimes with ragi kali too.  Any kind of kuzhambu variety fish can be used for this dish.  Especially sankara meen is the ideal match for this kuzhambu.  I make this a day before I serve, it taste yum :)

Ingredients :
  1. Fish - 1/2 kg
  2. Tamarind - golf ball sized
  3. Water - 2 cups
  4. Oil - 1 tbsp plus 1 tsp
  5. Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp
  6. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  7. Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  8. Curry leaves - 1 tbsp
  9. Vadagam - 1 tbsp
  10. Garlic - 3 pods
  11. Onion - 2 nos (small sized)
  12. Tomato - 1 big sized (riped)
  13. Chilly powder - 2 tsp
  14. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  15. Jaggery - 1/8 tsp (or sugar)
  16. Salt to taste
  17. Corriander leaves for garnishing

Directions to cook :

#   Clean the fish & set aside.  Dissolve the tamarind in the water & extract the juice. Keep aside.

#   Heat oil in the pan, add fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds,cumin seeds, smashed garlic pods & curry leaves.

#   Add finely chopped onions & saute for 5 mins.

#   Add finely chopped tomatoes & saute for 5 mins.

#   Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, salt to taste & tamarind water.



  Cook till the gravy becomes thick in consistency.  Finally add the fish and jaggery.  Cook for 4 min or till done.

#   Heat 1 tsp of oil in the seperate pan, add vadagam and pour it to the above kuzhambu (After switching off the flame)

Garnish with corriander leaves.

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Idli Milagaai podi

>> Monday, November 23, 2009


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Idli & dosa are the most commonly eaten breakfast menu in the south india.  Chutneys & podi are served along with this.  Absolutely, tasty & spicy podi. 

Ingredients :
  1. Urad dal - 1 cup
  2. Channa dal - 1/2 cup
  3. Red chillies - 11 nos
  4. Poppy seed - 1 tbsp
  5. Dessicated coconut - 2 tbsp
  6. Tamarind - 1 inch round shape
  7. Salt to taste
Directions to grind :

#   Dry roast all the ingredients seperately (Do not use oil). 

#   Mix all the roasted ingredients together & cool. 

  Grind them along with the salt to the fine powder.



Store it in the air tight container.

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Potato Methi fry

>> Tuesday, November 17, 2009


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Ingredients :
  1. Potato - 3 nos
  2. Methi (or kasturi methi) - 1 tbsp
  3. Onion - 2 nos
  4. Cinnamon stick - 1 no
  5. Cloves - 2 nos
  6. Chilly powder - 2 tsp
  7. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  8. Oil - 1 tsp
  9. Salt to taste
  Directions to cook :

  Heat oil in the frying pan, add cinnamon stick & cloves.

#   Add finely chopped onions.  Saute till golden brown color.

#   Add turmeric powder, chilly powder & cubed potatoes.  Add salt.  Cover & cook till done.


#   Finally, add the methi leaves & roast them till we get the required consistency.

Serve with curd rice.

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Rava upma

>> Friday, November 6, 2009


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Ingredients :
  1. Rava (sooji) - 1 cup
  2. Oil - 1 tbsp
  3. Ghee - 1 tbsp
  4. Cinnamon stick - 1 no
  5. Cloves - 3 nos
  6. Onion - 1 no
  7. Tomato - 1/2 no
  8. Green chillies - 3 nos
  9. Mint leaves - 1/4 cup
  10. Carrot (sliced lengthwise) - 1 tbsp
  11. Hot water - 2 cups
  12. Salt to taste
Directions to cook :

  Roast the rava in 1/2 tbsp of ghee.  Keep aside.

#   Heat oil in the kadai, add cinnamon stick, cloves, green chillies, mint leaves & onion.  Saute it for 5 mins on medium flame.

#   Add the chopped tomato, carrot & saute it for 3 mins.

#   Add the roasted rava, hot water & salt to taste.

#   Once cooked, add ghee.  Switch off the flame.

Rava_upma

Serve warm with chutney.

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Coconut Chutney

>> Wednesday, November 4, 2009


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Coconut chutney

Ingredients :
  1. Coconut grated - 1 cup
  2. Green chillies - 4 nos
  3. Urad dal - 1 tbsp
  4. Oil - 1 tsp
  5. Tamarind - 1/2 tsp
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Water 
Directions to cook :

#   Heat oil in the kadai & add urad dal.

  Grind coconut, urad dal, green chillies, tamarind & salt together.

Coconut_chutney

Serve with pongal.

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Potato green peas fry

>> Monday, November 2, 2009




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Simple & easy dish will always taste great.  And this dish is the best example.  Potato green peas fry will taste yum with curd rice, tamarind rice, lemon rice & with sambar rice.


Ingredients :
  1. Potatoes - 3 nos
  2. Green peas - 1/2 cup
  3. Cinnamon stick - 1 no
  4. Cloves - 3 nos
  5. Onions - 2 nos
  6. Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  7. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  8. Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Oil - 1 tbsp
Directions to cook :

#   Heat the oil in the pan, add cinnamon stick & cloves.  Add the finely chopped onions and saute till golden brown.

#   Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, chilly powder & green peas. 

#  Cut the potatoes in the desired shape & add them in the above mixture.  Add salt to taste.

#   Cover and cook till done.





















Serve warm with rice.

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