Monday, December 11, 2017

Crispy Popcorn chicken / KFC style

Ingredients:
Boneless chicken breast : 250g
Egg medium size : 1
Corn flour : 2 Tsp
All purpose flour/Maida : 1Tsp

Black Pepper : 1/2 Tsp
Chilli powder : 1Tsp
Oregano : 1/4Tsp
Lemon juice : 1Tbs
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

For coating
Bread crumbs : 1 cup
Chilli flakes : 1 to 2 Tsp

Method:
*Slice the chicken breast into cubes and add the item one by one for marination.
*Add salt to taste followed by chilli powder,Oregano, flour,Corn flour,Lemon juice and egg.
*Mix well and set aside for 2 to 6 hours.
*Mix chilli flakes with bread crumbs and coat all the chciken pieces with the bread crumbs.
*Heat a kadai with oil.Add the chicken piece,reduce the flame to very low and fry till golden brown.
*Remove from oil to a paper towel.

Watch how to make Crispy Popcorn chicken



Fish Pickle/മീന്‍ അച്ചാര്‍/////////////// / Meen Achar


Ingredients:
Fish - 250g cut it into cubes (king fish)
Garlic -5 Tbs
Ginger - 1 1/2 Tbs (thinly sliced)
Curry leaves - 3 spring
Chilli powder (Kashmiri chilli powder) 3 Tbs
Turmeric Powder-1/2 Tsp
Fenugreek powder -1/2 tsp
Kayam / Asafoetida-1/4 tsp
Vineger -1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Oil -9 Tbs

For marination:
Salt
Chilli powder (Kashmiri chilli powder) - 1Tbs
Turmeric Powder-1/2 Tsp
Kayam / Asafoetida-1/4 tsp

Method:
*Marinate the fish using the items listed under marination.Keep aside for 30 minutes.
*Heat a non stick pan and add 4 Tbs oil.Fry the marinated fish till crispy.
*Remove from oil and set aside.
*In same pan add 5Tbs oil.Add garlic and ginger ,saute till raw smell goes off.
*Add asafoetida,fenugreek powder and chilli powder.Saute till raw smell goes off.
*Now add vineger and let it boil.
*Now add curry leaves and mix well.
*Add fried fish and salt to taste and cook for 2 minute in low flame.
*Now remove from fire and use it after 2 days for better taste.


Watch how to make fish pickle



Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tofu Bhurji


Ingredients
Oil : 3Tbs
Tofu : 150g scrambled
Onion : 1 medium size chopped
Tomato : 1 large size chopped
Salt to taste
Green chilli : 1 chopped
Coriander leaves : 1 Tbs chopped
Turmeric powder : ¼ Tsp
Chilli powder : ½ Tsp

Method:
*Heat a pan or kadai add in oil.
*Now add chopped onion and add salt to taste,saute till the onion changes its colour.
*Add green chilli followed by turmeric and chilli powder.
*Saute till the raw smell of the masala goes off.
*Add tomato and cook till the tomato gets mashed.
*Add the scrambled tofu and mix well.Now cook for 5 minutes.
*Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well and switch of the flame.


Watch how to make tofu bhurji

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Chicken kothu parotta / കൊത്തു പൊറോട്ട / Minced Parotta



Ingredients:
Parotta : 3 nos
Oil : 2 Tbs
Garlic : 1 Tbs
Green chilli : 2- 3 chopped
Onion : 1 large chopped
Tomato : 1 large chopped
Cabbage : 1/2 cup chopped
Carrot : 1/4 cup chopped
Spring onion : 2 Tbs (optional)
Chicken : 1 cup(cooked using salt and pepper powder)
Coriander leaves :2 Tbs
Kashmiri chilli powder : 1 Tsp
Pepper powder : 1/2 Tsp
Garam masala : 1/2 Tsp
Tomato ketchup : 2 Tbs
Salt to taste

Method:
*Cut or tear parotta into pieces.keep it aside.
*Heat a kadai add oil.When the oil gets hot add garlic.saute till nice aroma cames out.
*Now add chopped onion and salt to taste.saute till onion changes the colour.
*Now add chopped carrot and chilli.Cook till the carrot gets cooked.
*Now add tomato and saute till tomato gets mashed.
*Add Kashmiri chilli powder,Pepper powder and Garam masala.saute till raw smell goes off.
*Add cabbage and saute for 1 minute.
*Add cooked chicken and mix well.
*Now add Tomato ketchup and make the flame high.
*Add chopped parotta and mix well.
*Add Coriander leaves and Spring onion and now reduce the flame and cook for 1 minute.
*Serve hot.


Watch how to make Chicken kothu parotta





Sunday, November 26, 2017

Kai pola / Banana cake / കായ്പ്പോള

Ingredients:
Banana / plantain : 1 medium size
Sugar : 2 - 3 Tbs
Cardamom powder : 1/2 Tsp
Milk : 4-5 Tbs
Egg : 2 nos
Cocounut oil : 1Tbs
Ghee : 1 Tbs


Method:
*Peel and cut plantain into small pieces and keep it aside.
*Heat a non stick pan on low flame and add 1 Tbs coconut oil.
*Add the chopped plantain and fry till golden brown.
*Remove  from fire and let it cool down.
*In a bowl break the egg beat well.
*Add sugar, milk and Cardamom powder and mix well.
*To this mixture add fried plantain and beat for 1 minute.
*Heat a non stick pan add ghee and reduce the
flame to very low.
*Add the plantain mix to the pan.
*Place the pan on hot tawa and cook for 15 minutes.
*After 15 minutes flip the cake using a plate,again cook for other 10 minutes on low flame.

Watch how to make kai pola.


Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Maggi noodles cake

Ingredients:
Maggi noodles : 1 packet
Eggs : 2
Chopped onion : 1/4 cup 40g
Chopped tomato : 1/4 cup 40g
Chopped cabbage : 1/4 cup 40g
Chopped carrot : 1/4 cup 40g
Chopped coriander leaves : 2 Tbs
Milk : 3-4 Tbs
Salt to taste
Pepper powder :1/2 Tsp
Oil :3 Tbs
Ghee : 1T bs


Method:

*Boil water in a deep wok and add oil 1Tsp and salt to taste.when it starts boiling add the noodles.cook for 1 minute.
*Strain the noodles and repeat the same method once more ,like boiling water and cook noodles for other 1 minute and drain.
*Heat a kadhai add 2 Tbs oil ,add the vegetables one by one.
*First onion,when it changes the colour add tomato saute for 1 minute and add chopped cabbage and carrot.
*When the vegetables are half cooked add maggie masala, saute well and add coriander leaves.switch of the flame.
*In a deep bowel crack two eggs,add milk and beat well.
*Now add prepared noddles, pepper powder,salt and mix well
*Heat a non stick flate pan  add ghee.
*When it starts to heat add the nooddles mix.cover and cook for 10 minutes on very low flame.
*After 10 minutes using a plate flip the noodles cake to the other side and cook for other 10 minuts.

Note:
You can add 1 or 2 chopped chilli as per your choice.
This should be cooked in very low flame.
Noodles is wax coated,so it is always better to cook in 2 or 3 times and drain.

Watch how to cook maggi noodles cake

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Creamy cocounut milk toffu curry

Ingredients:
For marination
Toffu : 400g
Chilli powder : 1/2 Tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/4 Tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

For gravy
Onion : 1 medium size finely chopped
Tomato : 1 medium size finely chopped
Ginger : 1 Tsp finely chopped
Garlic : 1 Tsp finely chopped
Green  chilli : 1
Chilli powder : 1/2 Tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 Tsp
Garam masala : 1/4 Tsp
Oil
Salt to taste
Cocunut milk -1/2 cup
Hot water -1/2 cup
Coriander leaves finely chopped  - 2 Tbs


Method:
*Cut the toffu into small cubes and add all the spices under marination and marinate
*Heat a pan, add oil and fry the toffu both sides.
*Heat a pan ,add oil and fry the ginger garlic till the row smell goes.
*Now add chopped onion and saute till the colour turn to golden.
*Now add chopped tomato and all the curry powder.
*Add salt to taste green chilli and saute till tomatoes are cooked well.switch of the flame.
*Wait till it cools down.when done transfer to the blender and puree it.
*Heat a pan add oil and saute the pureed mixture.
*Add 1/2 cup of hot water and cook in low flame.
*When the gravy starts thicken add toffu and mix well.
*Cook for other 5 minuts and add coconut milk.
*When it starts boiling switch of the flame and add coriander leaves.

Check out how to make Creamy cocounut milk toffu curry

Thursday, November 16, 2017

dates nuts ball

Ingredients:
Dates:1/2 cup / 115gram
Almonds:20 no.
Cashew nut:20 no.
Ghee-1 Tbs
Sesame seeds:2 Tbs


Method:
*Dry roast sesame seeds and set aside.
*Add nuts to blender and pulse them coarsely or chop.
*Remove the seeds of the dates and pulse them in a blender.
*Now in a bowel add dates ,nuts and ghee and mix well.
*Take small portion and shape them to small balls.
*Now roll them in sesame seeds.

Watch how to make dates nuts balls.


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Aloo Tikki

Ingredients:
1 potato, boiled and peeled
Salt to taste
1 Tsp chilli powder
1/2 garam masala
2 pinch cumin powder
1 Tbs corn floor
2 Tsp bread crumbs
2 Tbs chopped onion
2 Tbs chopped coriander
1 chilli chopped
1Tbs butter
2Tbs oil

Method:
*Mash the potato and add salt,chilli powder,garam masala, cumin powder,corn floor and bread crumbs.Now mix well.
*Now add chopped onion,coriander and chilli.mix well.
*Shape it into medium size patties.
*Heat oil in a non stick tava on medium flame and add butter and oil,shallow fry the tikkis till both sides are golden brown.
*Serve hot with ketchup or green chutney.


Watch the video how to make aloo tikki.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Easy cooker Parippu Payasam / ചെറുപയർ പരിപ്പ് പായസം


Ingredients:
Cherupayar parippu/Moong dal:1 cup/130grm
Jaggery (Sharkara):300grm
First milk of coconut:1 cup
second milk of coconut:2 cup
Third milk of coconut:2 cup
Ghee :2 Tbs
Cardamon powder-1 tsp
Cashewnuts-10
Rasins-10 

Method:
*In a deep bottomed pan add 2 cup of water and add the Jaggery.Melt the Jaggery to fine syurp.
* Heat a pressure cooker and add moong dal .
*Add third milk of coconut and pressure cook for 5 whistle.
*Mash the moong dal well.
*Add the jaggery syurp and mix well.
*Now add second milk of coconut and bring to boil.Stir well for 10 minuts.
*Finally add the first milk of coconut and caramon powder.When it starts boiling switch of the flame.
*Heat ghee in a pan and add cashew nuts,when the nuts turns golden brown add the raisins and fry.sprinkle them on the top of thee payasam.



Check out the video how to prepare  Easy cooker Parippu Payasam



Chicken Masala

Chicken masala is a semi dry version and is great accompaniment with rice and chapathi .


INGREDIENT:
Chicken-1kg cut into medium size
Onion-2 medium size
Tomato-2 medium size (make into pure)
Butter-3 to 4 tps
Ginger finely chopped -1Tbs
Garlic finely chopped-2 Tbs
Salt to taste
Onion -1 cut it into big pieces
Coriander leaves to garlish


MASALAS:
Kasuri methi-2 Tps
Kasmeri chilli powder -2 Tbs
Turmeric powder-1/2 Tsp 
Cumin powder -1 Tsp
Coriander powde-2 to 3 Tbs
Black pepper-1Tbs
Garam masala-1 Tbs

METHOD:
*Heat a pan or kadai and add butter,saute the chopped ginger and garlic.Saute till a nice aroma comes out.
*Now add sliced onion  and little salt.Saute till onions begin to light brown.
*Now add all the masalas,but add 1/2 tsp garam masala only.
*Saute well and add tomato pure.Now let the tomato pure cook well.
*Now add the chicken pieces,1 glass of water and salt to taste.cover and cook in very low flame.
*Stirring the chicken occasionally and add water if needed.
*When chicken gets tender and cooked add the onion pieces and rest of the garam masala.
*Now remove the lid and cook in high flame for 5 minutes or till the gravy gets thicker.
*Remove from fire and garlish with coriander leaves.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

PINK PAL PAYASAM/PRESSURE COOKER PAL PAYASAM

Iam restarting my blog after a long gap☺☺.So i thought of presenting something sweet.This is one of the easiest payasam with only three ingrediants.



Ingredients:
Milk-4 cup
Sugar-1 cup
Rice(brown broken rice)-A handfull.

Method:
Wash the rice well.Drain the water completely and set the rice aside





In a pressure cooker add washed rice,milk and sugar.
Boil the milk on high flame.when it starts simmering reduce the flame to very low and close the lide of the cooker.

let it cook for 3 whistle .Now switch off the flame and wait for one houre,
After one hour open the lid of the cooker and stair well.Now close the cooker and cook in very low flame for other 2 whistle.Now switch off the flame and wait for 1 hour.
after one hour open the lid now the yummy pink payasam is ready to serve.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Sausage Pizza


For the pizza base
2 cup flour
1 cup or more cold water
1 pieces of tape yeast
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
½ teaspoon fine salt
1 tsp melted butter

For the toppingg
4-5 chicken sausage cut it into thin
1 red tomato, cut thin
2 green chilies cut length
1 Capsicum cut into cube size
1/2 cup black and green olives
Grated mozzarella cheese as required
Tomato sauce 1/2 cup



Method:
  1. Soak the yeast with water for 10 minutes.
  2. Wheat flour, sugar, salt and melted butter mixed together, knead yeast while pouring a little water until the dough is not sticky in the hand.
  3. Prepare a round baking pan, spread with butter first until blended, pour batter into it and smooth.
  4. The top was spread with tomato sauce and sprinkle on top of sausage and other ingredients. Flatten and then sprinkle with grated cheese.
  5. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  6. After that premises oven over medium heat just until cooked and golden brown color
  7. Serve your hot sausage pizza.


Thursday, August 25, 2011

Potato & Carrot Thoran


Ingredients:
Potato-1 large (cut into small cubes)
Carrot-1 (cut into small cubes)
Onion -1 nos.
Fresh grated coconut-1/4 cup
Green chillies-3 (cut it into length wise)
Salt-to taste
Oil -1 tsp
Turmeric Powder -1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds-1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves-few
Method:
1.Cook potato,carrot,onion,chillies,salt and turmeric powder togther by adding 1/2 cup of water.
2.Cook untile done.When all the water is evaporated add coconut and curry leaves and stair for 5 minutes and remove from fire.
3.Take a pan and splutter mustard seeds and add to cooked potoato and carrot.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Pineapple Juice

Ingredients:
1 cup Pineapple, peeled and cut in medium size chunks
1 cups of water
2tsp sugar, adjust based on preference and sweetness of the pineapple

Preparation:
Blend all ingredients together in a blender.
Chill and use...........