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Monday, May 20, 2013

Website Moved

Hi Friends,
                I would like to inform each & everyone that my www.sailajakitchen.com is permanently moved to http://www.sailajakitchen.org/

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Quinoa Carrot Pulao

Ingredients
Quinoa-1 cup
(washed & soaked in 2 cups of water for 10 minutes)
Salt to taste
Grated carrot-1/2 cup
Mint leaves chopped-3tsp
Green chillies chopped-1
Onion chopped-1/4
Tomato chopped-1/4
Tempering
Oil-2tsp
Jeera-1/8tsp
Cloves,cardamom-1 each
Cinnamon-a small piece
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it.Fry onion,mint,tomato,carrot & chillies till light brown.Add the washed quinoa,salt & water.Cover with a lid and cook it till done in medium low flame.Serve it with raita..









Sunday, May 12, 2013

Masala Fried Fish

Grind masala to a smooth paste
Green chillies-2
Pepper-1/2tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Cinnamon stick-a small piece
Cloves-2
Fennel seeds-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-2tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Yellow food colour(optional)-a pinch
Other ingredients
Fish fillets-3
(I used Tilapia)
Oil-to fry
White rawa/sooji/semolina to coat the fish
Curry leaves-little
Method
Apply the ground masala both sides of the fish.Marinate it for 10 minutes.Slightly dust it with rawa.Heat a non stick pan add the curry leaves & then the fish.In very low flame cook the fish till crisp & golden brown on all sides.












Monday, May 6, 2013

Raw Onion,Tomato & Garlic Chutney


Ingredients
Crushed onion-1/2
Crushed small tomatoes-2
Crushed garlic -1
Salt to taste
Chilly powder-1/2tsp
Oil-6tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together.Serve it with idly or dosa.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Masoor Dhal Podi

photo of Masoor Dhal Podi
Ingredients
Oil-1tsp
Masoor dhal-2tbsp
( YOU CAN REPLACE THOOR/THUR DHAL INSTEAD OF MASOOR DHAL)
Red chillies-3
Hing-1/8tsp
Salt to taste
Jeera-1/2tsp
Coconut-1tbsp
Garlic-1
Method
Heat 1tsp of oil & fry dhal,jeera.garlic,hing,red chillies & coconut till light brown in colour.Cool & dry grind with salt to a semi smooth powder.Store it in a jar,best served with hot rice.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Shrimp/Prawn Dry Fry

Ingredients for marination
Shrimp-1 pound
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Garam masala-1/2tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Tamarind juice-1tbsp
(marinate the shrimp with above ingredients for 30 minutes)
Tempering
Oil-1tbsp
Mustard-1tsp
Fennel seeds-1tsp
Curry leaves-little
Sliced onion-1/4
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it.Once onion is slight golden brown add the shrimp with the marinate.In medium low flame fry it for 10minutes, till dry & cooked.Garnish it with coriander leaves & serve.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Sprouted Vendhaya Kulambu / Sprouted Methi Gravy / Vendhaya Kuzhambu Recipe

images of Sprouted Vendhaya Kulambu / Sprouted Methi Gravy / Vendhaya Kuzhambu Recipe
Vendhaya Kulambu
Ingredients
Sprouted methi/fenugreek seeds/Vendhayam-1/2 cup
Tamarind juice(light)-1 cup
Coconut milk(light)-1/2 cup
Chopped onion-3tbsp
Chopped garlic-2
Salt to taste
Home made sambar powder-1tsp
Turmeric powder-little
Hing-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-little
Tempering
Oil-6tsp
Mustard-1/4tsp,Jeera-1/4tsp,Urad dhal-1/8tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Add the onions,garlic & curry leaves fry till light brown.
Add the dry ingredients fry for 2 minutes,pour the tamarind juice,coconut milk & sprouted methi.
In low flame cover & cook till raw smell disappears & methi is cooked.
Serve it hot with plain rice.

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Giveaway

Very happy to win this beautiful 3D puzzle from Akheela. Iam sure my daughter is going to love this.thanks once again to the organizer.Happy blogging friends.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Nandu (Crab) Masala

Ingredients
Blue crabs-4
Chopped onion-1
Chopped tomato-1
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves-little
Tempering
Oil-5tsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
Cinnamon-a small piece
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Poppy seeds-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Grated coconut-3tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Fennel seeds-1tsp
Pepper-1/2tsp
Cloves,Cardamom-each 1
Garam masala-1/4tsp(optional)
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it.Fry onion till light brown,add the tomatoes & salt,fry till its mushy.Add the ground masala & fry till oil separates the pan.Put the crabs,pour some water,cover & cook it till masala is dry.Garnish it with coriander leaves & serve it with plain rice.


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