Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Kerala Chicken Masala

Small onion
Curry leaves

Coriander powder
Turmeric powder
Chilli powder
Garam masala

Crushed pepper
Dry red chillies
Coconut Oil

Heat the oil and add the ginger garlic paste/chopped. When it gets a little brown add the small onions and saute till it becomes translucent. Then add the coriander, turmeric and chilly powders. Stir and add chicken and curry leaves with it. Keep it closed for sometime for the chicken to get cooked in its own water. When the chicken is cooked, add a little more oil and add the red chillies and curry leaves followed by crushed pepper.

Instant Moru Curry

Moru - 1/2L
Turmeric powder - 3tsp
Chilly powder - 2tsp
Small onions - 5nos
Ginger - 1" pc
Garlic - 3nos

Mustard seeds - 2tsp
Fenugreek seeds - 1tsp
Small Jeera - 1tsp

Oil - 1tbsp

When the oil get heated, put the mustard seeds and after they spurt, add the fenugreek seeds and jeera. Once they pop add the chopped ginger, garlic and small onions. When they become golden brown, add the turmeric and chilly powder. When its done, add the buttermilk/moru and keep stirring till it is about to boil. Then remove from the stove and continue stirring till its temperature goes down a little so that it doesnt get churned.

Saturday, September 03, 2005

Apple Pudding

Apples - 3
Condensed Milk - 1 tin
Gelatin - 1 heaped tbsp

Steam the apples until well cooked and remove the skin. Dissolve the gelatin in a little hot water. Blend the condensed milk, apples and gelatin in a mixi. Pour into a bowl and set in fridge.

Tip: As per your taste you can also add a few broken cashewnuts or nuts of your choice after blending.

Kappa Puttu

Kappa (Tapioca) - 1 big
Coconut grated - 1 cup
Salt to taste

Grate the tapioca and leave it for around 15min after mixing it well with salt so that the water drains out. Squeeze out the water from the tapioca and mix it with the grated coconut. Then steam this in a puttu kutti until cooked.