Archive for the ‘Curries’ Category

Make a thick paste of the spices with water. (approx. 2 Tbsp water), keep it aside. Heat oil in a pan/clay pot, add mustard seeds once the oil is hot. Add shallots, followed by ginger, garlic, green chilly and some curry leaves. Once it is slightly cooked add chopped tomatoes,   Read More ...

Categories: Curries, Fish, Non Vegetarian

 Initial preparations: Keep the cauliflower florets in to hot water, along with little salt for around 15-20 minutes. Prepare a medium thick batter by mixing corn flour, rice flour, garlic-ginger paste,  pepper powder, chilly powder, soy sauce, salt and little hot water. Cut the onion and capsicum in to small cubes.   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Clean and cut fish into medium size pieces. Chop ginger, garlic and green chilly into thin pieces. In a bowl, place cocum in little warm water (kuthiran vakkuka) Keep 2 cups of warm water ready Steps: Heat oil in a pan or preferably clay pot. Add mustard seeds,   Read More ...

Initial preparations: Clean the fish and keep it aside Soak tamarind in warm water and squeeze the pulp. Make fine paste from the grated coconut. Chop the onion and cut tomatoes. Steps: Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds. Add fennel seeds followed by chopped onion and whole garlic.   Read More ...

Initial preparation: Clean, drain and cut the okra in to lengthy pieces. Chop the onion. Clean and cut the green pepper, peel off the tomato and cut it as well. Dissolve the tomato sauce in 2 cups of water. Steps: Heat olive oil in a pan. Add onion, and sliced   Read More ...

Categories: Breakfast, Curries, Okra, Vegetarian

Initial preparations: Clean and cut okra (vendakka) in to lengthy pieces (1 inch) pieces. Cut onion, tomato, green chilly, and garlic. Make the coconut milk ready Steps: Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add curry leaves, dried chilly and garlic. Add onion, along with green chillies with little   Read More ...

Categories: Curries, Okra, Vegetarian

Initial Preparations: Clean the prawns well and keep aside. Grind together grated coconut, shallots, ginger, turmeric powder and red chilly powder into a fine paste by adding enough water. Clean and cut mango into medium pieces.  Steps: Pour the ground paste with enough water into a pan and heat it.   Read More ...

Categories: Curries, Non Vegetarian, Prawns

                      Initial Preparations: For Poori: Prepare the salt water with enough warm water and salt. Pour the salt water in  to the wheat flour in a large bowl to form a soft dough. Keep aside for 10-15 minutes. (Don’t let   Read More ...

Initial preparation: Pidi: Boil water in a pan with enough salt and ghee. Boil water in a steamer. Mutton Curry Marinate mutton with salt, pepper and turmeric powder (for around 20 minutes). Chop onion, garlic, ginger, green chilly and tomato. Peel off the potato. Steps For Pidi: Once the water   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Wash and soak the chik peas overnight or about 6-7 hours. Chop onion, tomato,ginger and garlic and keep it aside. Keep the sliced coconut pieces ready. Steps: Pressure cook the kadala with enough water, salt, half of the chopped onion and tomato pieces. It is cooked for 4-5   Read More ...

Categories: Curries, Vegetarian