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Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Kilangan meen thokku


Ingredients
Kilangan meen 12
Onion 1
Garlic 8
Ginger 1 inch
Tomato 1
Green chilli  1
Curry leaves 2 sprigs
Chilli powder 1 tsp
Coriander powder 2 tsp
Fennel powder 1 tsp
Vinegar 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves chopped 1 tbsp
Salt and oil as required
Preparation
1.      Hand Pound onion, ginger and garlic coarsely
2.      In a pan add oil, pound masala, green chilli and curry leaf .saute well
3.      Add tomato and allow to cook till it blends well
4.      Add fennel powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt
5.      Add fish and a cup of water
6.      Allow to cook till fish is done
7.      Add vinegar and allow to dries up well
8.      Turn off the flame and add coriander leaves
Serve with pulao, roti or rice

Friday, 25 May 2012

Tirupathur Mutton bone soup (elumbu soup)


Ingredients
Elumbu 250 gms
Onion 1
Ginger garlic paste  2 tsp
Tomato 1
Cinnamon 1
Cloves 2
Bay leaf 1
Fennel 1 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Pepper powder 2 tsp
Curry leaf 2 sprigs
Salt and oil as required
Preparation
1.      In a pressure pan add oil, cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, bayleaf, curry leaf, onion and ginger garlic paste. Saute well
2.      Add tomato, mutton bones, salt and coriander powder. Saute till it oozes out its water
3.      Add a cup of water and pressure cook for 5-6 whistles
4.      Once pressure settles down add a cup of water and bring it to boil
5.      Add pepper powder and adjust salt
Serve hot

Monday, 21 May 2012

Bengali fish curry(Maccher ka jhol)


Ingredients
Fish 1/2kg
For marination
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Chilli powder 1 tsp
Mustard oil 1 tbsp
Salt
Marinate fish with the above ingredients and shallow fry it in oil till the outer part turns brown
For curry
Mustard oil 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds ½ tsp
Fenugreek seeds ½ tsp
Onion 1 (grind to paste)
Garlic chopped 1 tbsp
Green chilli chopped 2 tsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Chilli powder 1 tsp
Cumin powder 1 tsp
Tomato 2 (remove the seeds)
Coriander leaves 2 tbsp
Salt as required
Preparation
1.      In a pan add oil, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds,garlic, green chilli and onion paste. Sauté well
2.      Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, cumin powder and water
3.      Once it starts boiling  add tomato, coriander leaves and salt
4.      Once it starts boiling add fish pieces
5.      Cook for 10 minutes
Serve with rice
Goes well with parathas

Thursday, 17 May 2012

karela ghosh


Ingredients
Bitter gourd 2 cut into round slices
Mutton 200 gms (pressure cook mutton with ginger garlic paste-1 tsp,salt and turmeric powder, for 4-5 whistles)
Bengal gram ¼ cup (pressure cook for 2 whistles)
Onion 1
Tomato 2
Tamarinds extract 2 tbsp
Coconut paste 2 tbsp
Chilli powder 1 tsp
Coriander powder 2 tsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Salt and oil as required
Preparation
1.      In a pan add oil, onion, bitter gourd and tomato
2.      Cook till bitter gourd gets cooked and mix well with tomatoes
3.      Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, salt and tamarind extract
4.      Once it starts boiling add cooked mutton, cooked Bengal gram and coconut paste
5.      Toss well and cook for 5 minutes
Serve with rotis

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Spicy rice (Kari sooru)


Ingredients
Shark fish 200 gms
Prawns 200 gms
Crab meat 200 gms
Rice 1 ½ cup
Onion 1
Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
Tomato 2
Curry leaf 1 sprig
Coriander leaf chopped 2 tbsp
Cinnamon 1
Cloves 2
Bay leaf 1
Chilli powder 2 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Pepper powder 1 tsp
Salt and oil as required
Preparation
1.      In a pressure cooker add oil,cinnamon,cloves,bay leaf and onions.saute well
2.      Add curry leaf,coriander leaf and ginger garlic paste.saute well
3.      Add tomatoes and cook till it blends
4.      Add shark,prawns and crab meat one by one.saute once
5.      Add turmeric powder,chilli powder, coriander powder and salt
6.      Add rice and mix well
7.      Add 3 cups of water and cook for 3 whistles
8.      Once the pressure settles down add pepper powder
Serve with raita

Friday, 11 May 2012

Tangri fried chicken


Ingredients
Chicken drumstick 3
Marinate chicken with lemon juice 1 tbsp, pepper powder 1 tsp and salt
Egg 1
Salt and oil as required
To grind
Ginger 1 inch
Garlic 5
Green chilli 1
Mint leaves and coriander leaves 2 tbsp
Grind to a fine paste
Preparation
1.      To the grind paste add egg and mix well
2.      Coat the marinated chicken with above mix and deep fry it in oil
Serve hot

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Mutton dal soup


Ingredients
Mutton 250 gms
Bengal gram 2 tbsp
Onion chopped 1
Ginger paste 1 tsp
Garlic chopped 1 tbsp
Tomato chopped 1
Green chilli 2
Fennel 1 tsp
Cloves 2
Cinnamon 1 inch
Fennel powder 1 tsp
Roasted pepper cumin powder 1 tsp
Salt and oil as required
Preparation
1.      In a pressure pan add oil, fennel, cinnamon, cloves, onion, ginger and garlic. Saute well
2.      Add tomatoes, green chilli and saute till blends
3.      Add mutton and bengal gram. Saute well
4.      Add salt, fennel powder and a cup of water
5.      Pressure cook till 5-6 whistles
6.      Once the pressure settles down add pepper cumin powder
7.      Adjust salt
Serve with rice

Monday, 7 May 2012

Chettinad Dry fish gravy (Karuvadu thokku)


Ingredients
Dry fish pieces 100 gms
Small onion 25 chopped
Tomato chopped 1
Garlic pods 10
Curry leaf 2 sprigs
Chilli powder 2 tsp
Tamarind extract 4 tbsp
Salt and oil as required
Preparation
1.      In a pan add oil, small onion, curry leaf and garlic. Saute well
2.      Add tomatoes and cook till mushy
3.      Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and dry fish pieces
4.      Cook till everything blends well
5.      Add tamarind extract and toss well
6.      Serve with rice

Friday, 4 May 2012

Minced meat stuffed rolls(mutton kheema rolls)


Ingredients
Snake gourd medium sized 1(cut it into 1 inch piece)
Mutton minced 300 gms
Onion finely chopped 1
Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
Egg 2
Corn flour 2 tbsp
Pepper powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Bread crumbs for coating
Salt and oil as required
To grind
Cinnamon 1
Fennel seeds 1 tsp
Cloves 2
Dry red chilli 4
Roast in oil and ground to powder
Preparation
1.      Pressure cook minced meat with turmeric powder and salt.
2.      Strain the excess water in it and keep aside
3.      In a pan add oil,onion,ginger garlic paste,ground powder ,salt and cooked meat
4.      Add 1 egg and sauté till it dries up well
5.      Turn off the flame and allow it to cool
6.      Mean time rub satlt in the inner portion of  snake gourd pieces
7.      Mix corn flour,pepperpowder,salt and 1egg .keep aside
8.      Fill the bottle gourd pieces with the cooked meat
9.      Dip well in corn flour mix and coat in in bread crumbs
10.  Deep fry in oil
Serve hot with green chutney or tomato ketchup 

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Traditional fish curry (meen mulakku curry)


Ingredients
Sardine / mackerel 500 gms
Tamarind extract 1 cup
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Curry leaf 2 sprigs
Oil and salt as required
To grind
Dry red chilli 5 dry roast it
Garlic 5
Small onion 10
Tomatoes 2
Grind to paste
Preparation
1.      To the tamarind extract add turmeric powder, salt and ground paste. Mix well
2.      In a pan add oil, curry leaf and tamarind mix
3.      Add fish pieces and a cup of water to it
4.      Cook till fish is done
Serve with rice
Traditionally goes well with kappha

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Mutton dal(Elumbu sambar )


Ingredients
Mutton bones 250 gms( pressure cook it with turmeric powder for 4-5 whistles)
Tomato 2
Onion 1
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Chilli powder 1 tsp
Coriander powder 2 tsp
Toor dal 1 cup ( pressure cook it with water for 3 whistles)
Coconut paste 1 tbsp
Salt and oil as required
Preparation
1.      In a pan add oil, onion. Saute well
2.      Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, tomato . saute well
3.      Add cooked bones and salt.
4.      Allow it to boil
5.      Add cooked dal and required water
6.      Allow it to boil for 3-5 minutes
7.      Add coconut paste and allow it boil once
8.       Serve with rice