Monday, December 27, 2010

Cheese Kulcha

Cheddar Cheese(grated)-1cup
Warm milk-3/4-1cup
Yeast-2 tsp
  • Add yeast in warm milk and leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Sift maida,salt and sugar in a bowl,make a well in the centre, pour yeast milk, yoghurt and oil and knead to a smooth dough.
  • Cover with a damp cloth and keep it in a warm place for 4-5hrs.
  • The dough is divided in to 8 equal parts.Roll it out to a dessert plate size and stuff with grated cheese.
  • Roll out into round shape and cook on a hot thava.

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Saturday, December 25, 2010

Prawn Pulav

1. Prawns-1/2kg
2. Refined oil-2tbsp
3. Pearlonion-1/2cup
    Green chilly-6-8
    Fennel seeds-1tsp
    Turmeric powder-1tsp
4. Yoghurt-3tbsp
    Coriander leaves-2tbsp
5. Coconut-1/3cup
    Cashew nuts-10
6. Salt
7. Rice-2cup
    Cinnamon-1 piece
8. Ghee-2tbsp
    Onion (sliced)-1

  •  Grind ingredients 3. Grind cashew nuts and coconut to a fine paste.
  •  Heat 3tbsp oil in a pan and add 3.when oil starts separating add prawns, yoghurt, salt and coriander leaves. Cover and cook on medium heat for10-12 minutes. Add coconut-cashew nut paste and cook until gravy thickens.
  •  Heat 3tbsp ghee in a pan and fry onions until golden color.
  • Cook rice with cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and salt.
  • Mix rice with prawns’ masala and microwave high for 3 minutes.
  • Garnish with fried onions.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

FISH ROAST (Meen Ularthiyathu)

1. Fish (kingfish/tuna/salmon)-1/2kg
2. Ginger paste-2tsp
    Garlic paste-2tsp
    Tomato paste-2tbsp
    Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
    Chili powder-1tbsp
3. Onion-2
    Curry leaves-2springs
4. Pepper powder-1tsp
5. Coconut oil-2tbsp

  • Cut fish into small pieces and marinate with ingredients 2 for 15-20 minutes.
  • Heat 1tbsp oil in a pan and fry fish on low flame.
  • Heat 1tbsp oil in another pan and add sliced onions and curry leaves. When the onions become transcluent remove from heat.
  • Add cooked onions and pepper powder into the fish and fry till brown.

Coconut Milk Chicken Fry and An Award

1. Chicken-1kg
2. Pearlonion (sliced)-1cup
    Ginger (chopped)-1piece
    Garlic (chopped)-2tbsp
    Green chilly-2
3. Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
    Chilly powder-4tsp
    Coriander powder-1tsp
    Pepper powder-1tsp
    Garam masala-1tsp
4. Thick coconut milk-1/2cup
5. Curry leaves-3springs

Mix chicken with all the ingredients and refrigerate for an hour.

Cover and cook until water evaporates. Add curry leaves and fry until brown color.

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Monday, December 6, 2010

Pidi (Rice Dumplings in Coconut Milk)

1. Rice powder-2cups
    Grated coconut-3/4cup
    Garlic paste-1tsp
    Crushed cumin seeds-1tsp
2. Water-3cups
    Thick coconut milk-1cup
3. Ghee-2tsp
    Mustard seeds-1tsp
    Pearl onion(chopped)-1tbsp
    Curry leaves-2springs

  • Combine rice powder,coconut ,garlic paste,cumin seeds and salt.Add hot water little by little and knead it to make a smooth dough.Make small balls from the dough.
  • Boil water and coconut milk in a pan.Put the balls into it and allow it to boil for 10-12 minutes.Cook till the water get reduced and thickened.
  • Heat 2tsp ghee and splutter mustard seeds.fry onion and curry leaves.Pour it over the Pidi.
  • Serve hot with Varutharacha Chicken Curry(Chicken in Fried Coconut Gravy)




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Thursday, December 2, 2010

Veesappam (Rice&Egg Pan Cake)

Raw rice-1cup
Coconut milk-1/2cup

  • Soak rice in water for 3-4 hours.
  • Grind rice with egg to a fine paste.
  • Add coconut milk, water and salt to make a thin batter.Keep aside for an hour.
  • Heat a dosa thava and pour a ladleful of batter in the centre.Spread the batter thinly by tilting the pan.
  • When done fold in half and then quarter.
  • Serve with chicken curry.