Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Chicken Thoran

Chicken - 1/2 kg (cut into small cubes)
Onion- 1 medium, very thinly sliced
Shallots(Kunjulli) -2-3 (finely chopped)
Green chillies - 3 nos(finely chopped)
Garlic pods - 3 nos
Pepper powder- 1/2 teaspoon
Red chilly powder- 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
Chicken masala- 1/2 teaspoon
Mustard seeds - 1 - 2 tsp
Curry leaves - 2 - 3 sprigs
Shredded coconut - 1/2 cup
Salt - As reqd
Oil - As reqd
1.Heat the oil in a pan Splutter mustard seeds
2.Throw in the garlic and green chillies.Once they are lightly brown, add the onion.Now add all the masalas and lets its row smell goes.
3.After 3 - 4 mins, add the chicken pieces and salt and stir for about 10 mins until the chicken is 3/4th cooked.
4.Add the shredded coconut.
5.Throw in the curry leaves and stir for 2 mins.Check the salt.
6.Keep stirring until the dish appears dry.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Pal Payasam/Rice Kheer

1/2 cup basmati rice
2 cup  milk
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup Condensed Milk
2 tbl spn raisins
2 tbl spn cashews
5 tsp gee
4 Cloves
1/4 tea spn cardamom powder
1.Cook rice in enough water till it is done.Rice should be well cooked.
2.Add sugar and cook till it is all melted.
3.Now add milk and  bring it to boil.
4.When the payasam is ready add Condensed milk,cardamom powder and Cloves.Let it boil for 10 minutes.

5.Switch off the heat.
6.Now fry cashews and raisins in gee and add to the Payasam.
Serve hot or cold.