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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Matar Ka Nimona Recipe / UP Style Matar ka Nimona Recipe / Green Peas Curry - No Onion No Garlic Recipe

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Matar Ka Nimona
Green ingredients crushed

Coriander leaves - a handful

Green chillies - 4

Chopped ginger - 1 tsp

(crush to a coarse mixture)

Other ingredients

Frozen fresh peas - 1 cup

( crush to a coarse mixture, sauté in 2 tsp oil till raw smell has disappeared, keep it aside)

Cubed or cut into finger size potato - 2 medium

( add little salt and shallow fry them in oil till light brown and keep it aside)

Chopped tomato - 2 small

Salt to taste

Kashmiri red chilly powder - 3/4  tsp

Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Garam masala - 1/4 tsp

Tempering

Ghee - 1 tbsp

Jeera - 1 tsp

Red chilly - 3

Cinnamon stick - 1 small piece

Hing - 1/4 tsp

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UP Style Matar Ka Nimona
Method

Heat ghee in a pan and temper it with above ingredients.

Next add the dry masala powders and saute in low flame for a minute.

Add the tomatoes and salt fry till they are mashed well.Add the fried peas mixture and mix.

Pour needed water cover and cook for 2 minutes.Add the fried potato and simmer for a minute and switch off the stove.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Roti!

Note:

Adding a pinch of sugar and lime juice is optional.


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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Kumbakonam Kadappa / Kadappa Recipe / Side Dish For Idli and Dosa

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Kumbakonam Kadappa
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste

Coconut - 1/3 cup

Fennel seeds - 1 tsp

Green chillies - 4

Cashew nuts - 4

Garlic - 2

(Pour water and grind to a smooth paste)

Tempering

Oil - 1 tbsp

Mustard - 1 tsp

Urad dal - 1/4 tsp

Cinnamon - a small piece

Cloves - 1

Bay leaf - 1

Other Ingredients

Moongh dal - 1/4 cup

( dry roast till just hot pour water and pressure cook till soft)

Boiled potato - 1 medium size

( boil the potato peel the skin and mash it coarse)

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Chopped onions - 1/4 cup ( heaped)

Slit green chillies - 4

(add according to your spice level)

Curry leaves - few

Water as needed

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Kumbakonam Kadappa
Method

Heat oil in a pan and temper with above ingredients.

Add onions, green chillies and few curry leaves saute till transparent. Add salt and turmeric powder sauté till raw smell has disappeared.

Pour the cooked moongh dal,ground paste and mix for a minute.

Add water according to the consistency you want,usually this gravy should be a bit watery and spicy.

Boil for 2 to 3 minutes and switch off the stove.

Garnish with curry leaves and serve hot as side dish for Idli or Dosa.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Vadacurry Recipe / Vadai Curry recipe / Vadaikari Recipe / vadakari Recipe/ Side dish for Idli And Dosa

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Vada Curry

Tempering Ingredients
Oil - 1 tbsp
Sliced onions - a handful
Cinnamon - a small piece
Cardamom - 1
Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves few
Red chilies - 2
Ingredients dry roasted and ground to a paste
Cloves - 5
Cinnamon - a medium size stick
Cardamom - 2
Fennel seeds - 2 tsp
Poppy seeds - 1 tbsp
Grated coconut - a handful
Pottukadalai - a handful
Mint leaves - 2 tsp
Coriander leaves - 2 tsp
Chopped garlic - 6
Chopped ginger - 1 tsp
Red chillies - 4
Green chillies - 4
( dry roast all the above ingredients together till nice aroma comes out and colour changes,cool and grind to a smooth paste )
Ingredients for Vada
Channa dal - 1 cup
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Red chillies - 2
Salt to taste
( soak above ingredients in water for 2 hours,drain out the water completely add salt.Grind to a semi coarse thick mixture,do not add water for grinding.Heat oil in a pan pinch the mixture and drop it into the oil.deep fry till it's semi crisp on all sides,keep it aside)
Other ingredients
Oil to deep fry vada
Curry and Coriander leaves for garnish
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it above ingredients,Fry onion and curry leaves till colour changes.
Pour the ground mixture and saute for few minutes,pour enough water,salt and turmeric powder.
Cook till raw smell has disappeared completely add water if needed the gravy should be loose once the vada is added they will thicken up.
Add the fried vadas cook for a minute and switch off the stove.Garnish with chopped curry and coriander leaves.
Best served as side dish for Idly.Dosa,Set Dosa,

Adapted from Chef.Venkatesh Bhat

Version 2
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Vada Curry
Ingredients
Onion chopped-1
Green chilles slit-2
Curry & Coriander leaves-little
Mint leaves-10
Ginger-1/4''
Garlic sliced-4
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Chille powder-1/2tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Garam masala -a pinch
(optional)
Oil-3tsp
Rajma vada
(usually we use channadhal Vada,For a change i have made it with Rajma Vada)
Tempering
Fennel seeds-1 & 1/2tsp
Cinnamon-1/4''
Bay leaf-1
Cloves-2
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Add onion and fry till light brown,now add remaining ingredients & fry well.
Add 2 cups of water & give a boil.
Break Vada into small pieces & add it to the gravy.
Garnish it with mint,curry & coriander leaves.
 Best served with Idly or Dosa.
Tips
This dish is usually made with left over vadas.Apart from urad dhal vada you can use any type of vada .
Adding Coconut milk is optional.You can also add some fresh coconut & cashew nut paste to this gravy.


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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Plain Salna / Empty Salna Recipe / Plain Salna / Chalna Recipe

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Salna
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste 
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup heaped
Peanuts - 2 tsp
Pottukadalai - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Ginger and garlic paste - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Kalpasi/Black stone flower - a small piece
Cloves - 1
Cinnamon - a tint piece
Green chillies - 1
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp heaped
Tempering ingredients
Oil - 6 tsp
Cinnamon - a small piece
Cloves - 2
Cardamom - 1
Bay leaf - 1
Kalpasi - 1/2 tsp
Other ingredients
Chopped onion - 1/2
Chopped tomato - 1
Mint leaves few
Curry and coriander leaves few
Water as needed
Red chilly powder - 3/4 tsp
Kashmiri chilly powder - 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste

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Plain Salna
Method
Heat oil in a pan and temper it.
Add onions few curry and mint leaves and fry till colour changes.Add the tomatoes and fry for a minute.Add all the spice powders and saute till raw smell has disappeared.
Now pour the ground masala pour water to the thickness you water.Cover it with a lid and in medium flamer simmer it for 10 minutes till the gravy is slightly thick and oil floats on top.
Switch off the stove and add the garam masala powder,mint and coriander leaves and serve hot with Appam,Parota.Biriyani,Idli or Dosa.

Empty Salna
Note:
a)You can add vegetables if you like.
b)You can make this salna in pressure cooker too.

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Milagai Killi Potta Sambar / Killi Potta Sambar / Quick Sambar Recipe

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Killi Pota Sambar
Ingredients for tempering
Sesame oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Channa & Urad dal -1/2 tsp each
Hing - 1/2 tsp
Red chillies cut into bits - 5
Other ingredients
Sliced onion - 1 small
Cubed tomato - 2
Curry leaves few
Diluted tamarind juice - 1 cup
Cooked and mashed toor dal - 1 & 1/2 cups
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves for garnish
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Add onion,tomato and curry leaves fry till onions are light brown.
Pour the tamarind juice,add the salt and turmeric powder boil till raw smell has disappeared.
Pour the cooked dal and add water as needed.Usually this sambar is a bit watery.
Once cooked switch off the stove garnish with coriander leaves and serve with plain rice.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Manathakkali Kuzhambu Recipe / Manathakkali Kulambu Recipe

Manathakali Kulambhu

Ingredients
Fresh Manathakali seeds-1/2 cup
Tamarind paste-1/2 tbsp
(dilute it in water)
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped tomato- 1
Chopped garlic - 6
Chille powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/4 tsp
Jaggery - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Sesame oil-5tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Tempering
Vadavam - 1 tsp
(or mustard,jeera,urad dhal & methi)
Method
Heat oil in a pan and temper it with above ingredients
Add onion,garlic & tomato fry till brown,then add the Manathakali seeds & all dry powders,fry for couple more minutes till raw smell has disappeared
Pour the tamarind juice and jaggery cook till oil separates.
Switch off the stove garnish with curry and coriander leaves and serve it with rice.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Omavalli Ilai Kulambu / Karpooravalli Ilai Kulambhu / Karpooravalli Kuzhambu / Karpooravalli Leaves Gravy

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Omavalli illai Kulambu
Tempering ingredients
Sesame oil - 2 tbsp
Vadavam - 1 tsp heaped
or Mustard - 1tsp
Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
Methi seeds - 5
Other ingredients
Chopped karpooravalli ilai/Omavalli Ilai - 20
Chopped onion - 1/2
Chopped garlic - 6
Curry leaves few
Diluted tamarind juice - 1 cup
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Roasted and powdered jeera/pepper powder together - 1 tsp


Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Add the onion,garlic,omavalli ilai and saute till light brown.
Add the dry ingredients and saute till raw smell has disappeared.
Now pour the diluted tamarind juice cover and cook till thick.
Lastly add jaggery garnish with curry and coriander leaves.
Best served with plain rice.

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Dahi Bhindi Recipe / Dahi Wali Bhindi Recipe / Dahi Aur Bhindi Recipe / Okra In Yogurt Gravy

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Dahi Bhindi
Tempering Ingredients
Oil - 2 tbsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Jeera/Cumin - 1 tsp
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Onion - 1 medium size
Tomato - 2
Cashew nuts - 15
Ginger and garlic - 1 tbsp
(Grind it to a smooth paste,do not add water while grinding )
Gravy ingredients
Thick curd - 1/2 cup
(make sure curd is not sour)
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Jeera powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Besan - 1 tsp
( Whisk all the above ingredients together and keep it aside )
Other ingredients
Bhindi/Okra - 1 pound
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 3 tsp



Method
Wash wipe and chop the bhindi into medium size pieces.
Heat oil in a pan add the bhindi,salt and turmeric powder in medium high flame fry till they change colour.Transfer to a bowl and keep it aside.
In the same pan add ghee and oil temper it with jeera.
Now add the ground paste and saute till raw smell has completely disappeared and oil has separated the masala.
Now reduce the flame and add the whisked curd mixture,quickly mix it well.
Now pour some water fried okra and cook till gravy is thick.
Switch off the stove and garnish with coriander leaves ( optional)
Best served as a side dish for Roti or Jeera rice.


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Saturday, June 1, 2019

Quick Mor Kulambu / Majjiga Pulusu / Easy Mor Kulambu

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Mor Kulambhu
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Pottukadalai/Roasted gram dal-3tsp
Green chillies-3
Fresh grated coconut-6tsp
(Do not use dessicated coconut,the taste will change)
Ginger-a small piece
Other ingredients
Beaten curd-2 cups
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves for garnish
Tempering
Oil-3tsp
Mustard,Channa & Urad Dal-each 1/2tsp
Jeera/cumin seeds-1tsp
Red chillies-2
Methi/Fenugreek seeds - 5
Hing-1/4tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Curry leaves few
Method
Mix the ground paste into the beaten curd.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the curd mixture into the tempering mix it well and switch off the stove.Do not give a boil.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it with plain rice.

Note:
This is a quick version of making Mor Kulambhu,we do not boil the curd here.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Bengali Doi Potol Recipe / Doi Potol / Doi Parwal / Dahi Potol / Dahi Parwal - Bengali Recipe

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Doi Potol/Dahi Parwal
Tempering ingredients
Oil - 12 tsp
Crushed cardamom - 2
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Bay leaf - 1
Cloves - 3
Cinnamon - a small stick
Red chillies - 2
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Other ingredients
Parwal /Potol - 11
(peel out the skin)
Onion - 1 large
( grind to a fine paste)
Ginger and garlic paste - 1 tsp (heaped)
Slit green chillies - 2
Thick curd beaten - 1 cup
( make sure its not sour)
Kashmiri red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp


Method
Wash and peel the parwal,make slits on all sides.Add salt and turmeric powder rub it all sides and leave it for 10 minutes.
Dice the onion and put it in a mixi jar and grind to a fine paste.
Heat 6 tsp oil in a pan and in low flame fry the parwal/potol.fry till all sides are light brown.Remove and keep it aside
In the same pan add remaining oil and add the tempering ingredients.
Add the onion paste and fry till raw smell disappears,add green chillies,ginger and garlic paste saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add chilly powder,coriander powder,salt and turmeric powder,saute till oil is separated from the masala.Reduce flame and add the beaten curd mix it well.Mix well make sure they don't curdle.
Add sugar,fried parwal and pour little water,mix well and cook till gravy is thick.
Lastly add ghee and garam masala mix and switch off the stove.
Enjoy with roti or plain rice.


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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Vendakkai Puli Kulambu / Vendakkai Kulambu / Vendakkai Puli Kulambhu / Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu / Kulambu Recipes

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Vendakkai Puli Kulambu
Tempering
Sesame oil - 6 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Methi - 1/8 tsp
Channa dal - 1 tsp
Grinding ingredients
Coconut - 6 long pieces
Somph/Fennel seeds - 1tsp
( Add water and grind to a fine smooth paste)
Other ingredients
Chopped okra/vendakkai - 2 cups
Chopped small onions -8
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Chopped garlic - 4
Curry and coriander leaves
Semi thick tamarind juice - 2 cups
Red chilly powder - 1 &1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste


Method
Take tamarind juice in a bowl add red chilly powder,coriander powder,salt and turmeric powder mix and keep it aside.
Grind coconut and fennel seeds to a fine paste.
Switch on Instant pot press saute mode pour oil and add the tempering ingredients,saute till they change colour
Next add the onion,curry leaves and garlic saute till light brown
Add vendakkai and tomato,saute for a minute,pour the tamarind juice and mix.
Close the lid and in manual cook for 2 minutes vent closed.
Open the lid natural pressure release and add the coconut paste and give a nice boil.
Garnish with curry and coriander leaves.
Best served with plain rice.


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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thaalagam Recipe / Thalagam Kuzhambu Recipe / Tirunelveli Thalagam

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Thalagam
Ingredients fried and ground
Coconut oil - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1 & 1/4 tsp
Channa dal - 1 & 1/4 tsp
Red chillies - 3
Hing - 1/2 tsp
Coconut - 6 tsp
Sona masoori rice - 1 & 1/2 tsp ( dry roasted till it changes colour)
White sesame seeds - 1 & 1/2 tsp ( dry roasted till its light brown)
Method
Heat oil in a pan and fry above ingredients till light brown.Cool and grind it to a smooth paste.
Tempering
Coconut oil - 3 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Curry leaves few
Grated coconut - 2 tsp
Other ingredients
Mixed vegetables of your choice - 2 cups heaped cut into big cubes
( I have used Clutter beans,drumstick,yellow and white pumpkin,bottle gourd,chow chow,mochakottai,brinjal)
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind juice from 1 small gooseberry
Jaggery - 1/8 tsp
Method
Take a wide pan pour very little water,salt,turmeric powder and all the vegetables.Cook them till its soft but still holds the shape.
Now pour the tamarind juice ,jaggery and the ground masala boil for couple minutes.
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients pour it into the gravy.
Mix and best served with Manjal Pongal/Yellow Pongal.

Note:
a) Do not over cook the vegetables,they should hold their shape.

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Easy Thakkali Kuzhambu Recipe / Thakkali Kulambu / Tomato Kulambu Recipe / Tomato Gravy / Coimbatore Style Thakkali Kuzhambu - Kulambu for Idly/dosa

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Thakkali Kulambu
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Pottu kadalai/Roasted gram dal - 1 tbsp
Fennel seeds - 3/4 tsp
Poppy seeds - 3/4 tsp
Byadagi chillie or regular red chillies- 2
Cinnamon - 1/4 " stick
Cloves -2
Garlic cloves -2
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
Small tomatoes - 3
( add water and grind it to a smooth paste)
Other ingredients
Oil - 4 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Kalpasi / Black stone flower - a small piece
Curry leaves few
Chopped onion - a handful
Slit green chillies - 1 or 2
Coriander leaves for garnish

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Thakkali Kulambu
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it with mustard and kalpasi add curry leaves,green chillies & onion saute till onions are transparent.Pour the ground paste and fry for a minute.
Pour water as needed for the gravy and boil for 5 to 10 minutes till raw smell has disappeared completely and slightly thick.
Switch off the stove garnish with coriander leaves.
Best served with Dosa or Idli.


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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Vadai Mor Kuzhambu / Vadai Thatti Potta Mor Kuzhambu / Vadai Mor Kulambhu / Mor Kuzhambu with Vadai / Urad Dal Fritters In Buttermilk Gravy

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Vadai Mor Kulambhu
Ingredients for Mor Kulambhu
Ingredients to be soaked in water for 30 minutes
Toor dal - 1 tbsp
Rice - 2 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1/2 tsp
Jeera/Cumin - 1 tsp
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Ginger a small piece
Green chillies -3
( Grind this above ingredients to a smooth paste)
Other ingredients
Curd - 2 cups
Water to dilute as needed
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
( Beat the curd well add water,salt,turmeric powder and the ground paste.Mix well and keep it aside )
Tempering
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Methi seeds - 1/4 tsp
Red chillies - 4
Hing a pinch
Chopped onion a handful
Chopped curry laves few
Method
Heat oil and temper it with above ingredients.
Once the onions are light brown add the curd mixture.
When it starts to froth and rises up switch off the stove immediately.Do not boil the gravy.
Garnish with curry and coriander leaves.

Ingredients for the vada
Urad dal - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Chopped onion a handful
Chopped curry leaves few
Ginger a small piece
Green chillies - 2
Oil to deep fry
Method
Soak urad dal for 2 hours drain the water.Add ginger,green chillies and dal in a blender and grind it to a thick batter.Do not add too much water while grinding,sprinkle water if needed.
Transfer to a bowl add salt,onion and curry leaves mix well.
Heat oil in a pan wet your fingers take small portion of the batter place it on your palm shape it into a flat disc.drop these in hot oil and fry till light brown on all sides.Do not fry the vadas till crisp.
Remove and drop these hot vada into the Mor Kulambhu.
Dip both sides well in Kulambhu and leave it to soak .
Serve them with hot plain rice.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Punjabi Style Rajma Masala / Punjabi Rajma Recipe / Rajma Masala Recipe

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Rajma Masala 
Ingredients dry roasted & powdered
Coriander seeds-1tsp
Jeera/Cumin seeds-1tsp
Kastoori methi-1tsp
Grated nutmeg-2 pinch
Cardamom-1
Cinnamon-a very small piece
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Chopped onion-2tbsp
Chopped tomato-2
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Other ingredients
Rajma-1 cup
(soaked overnight)
Slit green chillies-2
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Dry mango powder/Amchur powder-1/2tsp
Oil-2tbsp
Method
Heat oil in a pressure cooker pour the ground paste & green chillies.Fry till the raw smell disappears & oil separates the pan.
Now add all the dry masala powders and the ground spice powder.
Fry for a minute,pour 3 cups of water & pressure cook till done.
Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves & serve it with roti or rice.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Gujarati Kadhi Recipe / Kadhi Recipe

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Gujarati Kadhi
Tempering 
Oil - 1/2 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Jeera / Cumin- 1/4 tsp
Red chilly-1
Cloves - 1
Cinnamon - a small stick
Bay leaf - 1
Curry leaves few
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Grated ginger - 1 tsp
Grated green chillies -1
Other ingredients
Sour curd - 1 cup
Water - 1 & 1/2 cups
Besan / Gram flour- 1 tbsp heaped
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder a generous pinch
Chopped coriander leaves for garnish
( Mix all above ingredients together in a bowl.Make sure there are no lumps and its a smooth mixture.Keep it aside)
Method
Heat ghee and oil in a pan temper it with above mentioned ingredients.
Now pour the curd mixture and give a boil.
Simmer the mixture for 5 minutes till the raw smell has disappeared.
Switch off the stove and garnish with coriander leaves.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Almond Mutter Paneer / Badam Mutter Paneer / Badam Matar Paneer

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Almond Mutter Paneer
Ingredients fried in 1tsp of oil till transparent & ground to a smooth paste
Chopped onion-1 small
Chopped tomato-2
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Crushed cardamom powder-less than 1/8tsp
Green chillies-2
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Salt to taste
MDH Kitchen king masala-1/2tsp
Roasted & powdered jeera powder-1/2tsp
Soaked badam/almonds-20
(skin removed no need to fry this in oil just add it while grinding)
Other ingredients
Frozen peas-1 & 1/2 cups
Cubed paneer/ indian cottage cheese-1 cup
Hot milk-1/4cup
(I used fat free milk)
Tempering
Butter-1tbsp
Oil-1tbsp
Jeera/Cumin-1/2 tsp
Crushed kastoori methi leaves-1tsp
Method
Heat oil & butter in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the ground masala & saute till raw smell has disappeared.
Add the peas,paneer,milk & add water according to the thickness.
In low flame cook the gravy covered for 10 minutes or till done.
Switch off the stove & serve it hot with roti or jeera rice.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Moru Kachiyathu Recipe / Kachimoru Recipe / Kachiya Moru Recipe / Kerala Moru Kachiyathu / Seasoned Butter Milk Recipe

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Moru Kachiyathu
Ingredients
Coconut oil - 2tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Methi / Fenugreek seeds - 1/8tsp
Red chillies - 2
Chopped small onions -4
Chopped garlic - 1
Chopped ginger - 1/2 tsp
Chopped green chillies - 1
Curry leaves few
Butter milk- 2 cups
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan and temper it with mustard,methi and red chillies.
Add onion,ginger,garlic,curry leaves,green chillies fry till onion is transparent.
Now add turmeric powder and salt saute for a minute reduce the heat and pour the buttermilk.
Mix and once its heated switch off the stove.Do not allow it to boil.
Serve it with plain rice.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Karuvadam Vatha Kuzhambu / Karuvadam Kulambhu Recipe / Vatha Kulambu Recipe

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Karuvadam Kulambhu
Ingredients
Semi thick tamarind juice diluted -2 cups
Chopped onion-1tbsp
Chopped garlic - 4
Curry leaves-few
Red chilly powder-1tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Karuvadam fried in oil till light brown -8 to 10
Tempering
Oil-6 tsp
Vadagam-1tsp
(If you don't have vadagam use little methi,mustard,urad dal & jeera for tempering)
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Add the onion,garlic & curry leaves,fry till its nice golden brown.
Add the fried karuvadam,dry masala powders,fry for a minute.
Pour the tamarind juice,needed water,cover & cook till the gravy is thick & raw smell has completely disappeared.
Switch off the flame garnish with curry leaves.
Best served with hot rice.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Pudalangai Poricha Kootu / Snake Gourd Poricha Kootu

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Pudalangai Poricha Kootu
Ingredients dry roasted 
Urad dal - 1 tbsp
Coconut grated - 2 tbsp
Red chillies - 2
Whole pepper - 8
Curry leaf - 5
Jeera/cumin - 1/4 tsp
Hing - a generous pinch
Method
Heat a pan add the above mentioned ingredients.In low flame dry roast till light brown.Cool and grind to a semi smooth powder.Keep it aside.
Tempering
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves few
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Other Ingredients
Channa dal - 1/2 cup
Toor dal - 1/3 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Water as needed
Chopped snake gourd/pudalangai - 1 small size
Salt to taste
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Pudalangai Poricha Kootu
Method
Pressure cook both the dals with little turmeric powder till soft.
Steam the pudalangai or cook till soft with very little water,keep it aside.
Once steam released open the pressure cooker add the ground powder & the cooked vegetable.
Give a boil & switch off the stove.
Pour the tempering into the kootu mix & serve with plain rice.

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Snake Gourd Poricha Kootu
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