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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Nandu (Crab) Kurma

Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Cinnamon-a small piece
Cloves-2
Cardamom-1
Fennel seeds(somph)-1tsp
Poppy seeds-2tsp
Red chilly powder-1tsp
Coriander powder-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Whole pepper-12
Tomato-1/2
Green chillies-1
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Other ingredients
Blue crabs-4
(cleaned & broken into small pieces)
Chopped onion-1/2
Chopped tomato-1/2
Curry & Coriander leaves-little
Oil-6tsp
Coconut milk-1 cup
Method
Heat oil in a pan, saute onion & tomato till raw smell disappears.Pour the ground masala & fry till oil separates the pan.add the crab,coconut milk & and required amount of water.Cover & cook this gravy for 10 minutes till crabs are cooked well & raw smell disappears.Garnish it with curry & coriander leaves & serve with rice.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Corn Kabab

Ingredients
Grated tender corn-3
(slightly squeeze out the excess water & discard)
Boiled & mashed potato-1
Crumbled bread-1
Corn flour-2tsp
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1tsp
Coriander powder-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Garam masala-1/2tsp
Lime juice-1tsp
Fennel powder-1/4tsp
Chopped onion-2tsp
Chopped mint leaves-1tsp
Dry parsley-1tsp(optional)
Butter-1tsp & some for brushing on top.
Method
Mix all above ingredients together.Roll it out into cylindrical shape.Slightly butter them & bake or grill it till light brown on all sides & cooked.Serve it hot with any dip.
Inspired by Rakskitchen

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Kale Rice


Ingredients
Basmati rice-1 cup
Water -2 cups
Salt & Pepper to taste
Chopped Kale leaves-1/2 bunch
Sliced onions-1tbsp
Chopped garlic-4
Sliced chillies-1
Tempering
Butter-3tsp
Jeera/Cumin seeds-1tsp
Shajeera-1/4tsp
Method
Heat butter in a pan temper it.Fry onion,garlic,chillies & kale leaves for 2 minutes.Add rice,salt & pepper.Pour water,cover & cook it till done.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Masala Egg Gravy / Kodi Guddu Pulusu

Ingredients dry roasted & ground to a smooth paste
Whole pepper-1tsp
Red chillies-2
Coriander seeds-1tsp
Fennel seeds-1tsp
Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
Cinnamon-a small piece
Cloves-2
Methi/fenugreek seeds-5
Coconut-1tbsp
Tomato-1
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Other ingredients
Tamarind diluted in water-2 cups
Salt to taste
Eggs-3
Curry & Coriander leaves-1tsp
Chopped onion-1tbsp
Chopped garlic-4
Tempering
Oil-6tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Methi /Fenugreek seeds-5
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Fry the onion,garlic & curry leaves till light brown in colour.Add the ground paste & saute till oil separates the pan.Pour the tamarind juice & in low flame cook the gravy till raw smell disappears & gravy is slightly thick.Now break the eggs into the gravy (do not mix),cover & leave it for 3 minutes.Switch off the stove,garnish with curry & coriander leaves.Serve it with hot rice.


Sunday, August 5, 2012

Apricot & Watermelon Cooler

Ingredients
Apricot(seed removed)-8
Chopped water melon-2 cups
Mint leaves-6
Ginger-a small piece
Salt & Pepper-a pinch
Lime juice-1tsp
Honey(optional)-to your taste
(I didn't use)
Water to dilute
Method
Blend the fruits,mint & ginger to a smooth liquid.Filter it(optional),mix the lime juice,honey & seasoning.Pour water & dilute it.Serve it cold.