Friday, July 2, 2010

Broccoli With Sausage

Broccoli Florets – 1 Cups
Sausage -1 cup
Bell peppers(Green,Red and Yellow)– 1 cup
Potato,Carrot  -1/4 cup
Sliced Onions – 1 medium
Soya Sauce – 2 tsp
Hot & Sweet Tomato Sauce – 2 tbsp
Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Salt – to taste
Oil – 2 tbsp

1.Heat 2 tbsp oil in a skillet. Add all the vegetables,sausage and salt,close the lid and cook in low flame.
2.Add 2 tsp Soy Sauce, 2 tbsp Hot and Sweet Tomato Sauce and mix well.
3.Cover and cook for another 2-3 minutes so that the gravy is coated thoroughly on the vegetables.
4.Serve as a side dish along with Roti or Bread.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Vellarikka / Yellow Cucumber Moru Curry / Buttermilk Curry

Vellarikka / cucumber - 1 (Cut it into small cubes)
Curd  - 3/4 cup
Shallots - 4 to 5
Tomato - 1
Green chilly - 6 to 8
Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds - 3/4 tsp
Turmeric pdr 1/2 Tsp
Cumin seeds 1/4 Tsp
Curry leaves - 1 stem
2 dried red chillies
Coconut grated - 3/4 cup

1.Cook the cucumber in 1 cup of water with turmeric,Shallots,green chillies,tomato and salt.
2.Meanwhile grind the coconut by adding cumin seeds and curd to a fine paste and keep it aside.
3.Add this paste to the cooked cucumbers and mix well and cook for 5 minutes or till the gravy becames thick.And remove from fire.
4.Heat the coconut oil in a pan and temper the mustard seeds, red chillies, curry leaves and fenugreek seeds.
5.Pour immediately over the cooked curry.
Serve with rice.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Uzhunnu Vada

Urad dal soaked in water for 2 hours – 2 cups
Finely chopped onion – 1
Green chillies – 3
Chopped Ginger – 1 tsp
Chopped curry leaves – 2 tsp
Crushed pepper – 1 tsp (optional)
Baking Soda – 1/4 tsp
Salt – to taste
Oil – for frying
1.Grind urad dal and salt together adding very little water,into a coarse paste.It would be better not adding water at all.just add necessary water little by little.
2.Now add onion,ginger,curry leaves,pepper and baking soda into the ground paste and mix them together.And keep it aside foe 10-15 minutes.
3.Pat your hands with water and make a ball with the paste.Flatten it and make a hole in the center like a doughnut.
4.Drop the vadas into hot oil and deep fry till golden brown in color.Serve with chutney or Sambar.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Squid Soup

1/2 cup squid (cut it into rings)
2 cloves of garlic
2 tsp corn flour
1 Egg white
2 cup of water
2 pinch Termeric powder
Salt to taste

1.In a deep cooking vessel add water,squid,onion,garlic,termeric powder and salt and cook till the squid and other ingrediants are coked well.
2.Now add the corn flour and when it starts to thicken add egg white and remove from fire.
Serve hot.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Broccoli-Egg Thoran / Stir Fry

Iam cooking the broccoli for the first time...Last week one of my hubbies friend gived us lots of vegetables...In that there was many broccoli....So i was confused what to do with these much of broccoli...I tried 3 dishes with broccoli all was delisious...Other two i will post soon....This was my first try with the broccoli..The taste is similar to cauliflower...

Broccoli - 1/2 kg
Egg -2
Chopped Onion - 1
Green chilli - 4
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
Curry leaves

1.Wash broccoli and cut into small pieces.
2.Heat oil in a pan.Add onion,turmeric and green chillies.Saute well till the onion become soft.
3.Pour 1/2 cup of water , broccoli and required salt.Cover it and cook it on low heat.
4.Beat egg well by adding some salt.
5.Heat oil in a frying pan and add the beaten egg.mix well and cook untile done.
6.Add this to cooked broccoli and cook again for 5 minutes in low flame.
Serve hot with rice.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Chicken 65

This is for jaya of (Tasty Appetite) “I Love My Dad”.....
Chicken pieces (I used boned)- ½ kg
Lemon juice - 2 tsp
Red chilly powder - 2 tsp
Pepper powder - 1 tsp
Corn flour - 3 tsp
Egg  - 1
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
Yoghurd - 2 tsp
Food colouring (Red)- ¼ tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
Corindar leaves,curry leaves and oninon for garnishing

1. Cut chicken into small pieces.
2. Except oil mix all the ingrediants together in a bowel and marinate with chicken.
3. Set aside for 3-4 hour.

4. Heat oil in a pan, deep fry the chicken pieces.
5. Remove from oil.
6. Garnish with Corindar leaves,curry leaves and oninon