Nov 232017

Dragon chicken is popular in Chinese cuisine and this time I tried using fish instead of chicken. it came out really good.It can be served as Appetizer for parties or with fried rice .

dragon Fish (1)

Ingredients

  1. Fish Fillet – 250 gms
  2. Egg –1
  3. Pepper powder-1/4 tsp
  4. Ginger-garlic paste- 1/12 tsp
  5. All purpose flour/Maida – 2 tbsp
  6. Corn flour – 2 tbsp
  7. Onion(cut into cubes) – 1
  8. Ginger(chopped) –1 tsp
  9. Garlic (chopped) – 1tbsp
  10. Capsicum(Green & yellow, cut into cubes) –1
  11. Green Chilly – 3
  12. Red Chilly flakes or Red chilly paste – 1 1/2 tbsp
  13. Tomato Ketchup – 1 tbsp
  14. Soy sauce – 1 tsp
  15. Chilly Sauce – 1 tbsp
  16. Celery(chopped) – 1 tsp
  17. Spring onions(chopped) – 1 tbsp
  18. Oil
  19. Salt

 

dragon Fish (2)

Preparation

  1. Cut fish into medium 1 “ pieces.
  2. In  a bowl ,add maida,corn flour,ginger-garlic paste,salt,pepper powder and egg.Mix well using little water to get a thick batter.
  3. Heat oil in a Pan for frying.Dip the fish pieces in the batter and fry till light brown in color.
  4. In another pan,add 2 tbsp oil(use the same oil used for frying).
  5. Saute chopped onions,green chilly,ginger-garlic and once it is done,add chilly paste,chilly sauce,tomato ketchup and soy sauce.
  6. Add fried fish to it and mix well to get coated.
  7. check for salt and add if needed as soy sauce is salty.Add little water and stir well and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Finally add celery and chopped spring onions.
  9. Remove from fire.
  10. Dragon fish is ready to serve with fried rice.
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Oct 132017

its been long time since I posted new recipe on my blog. Being a homemaker, nowadays I am busy with kids and other activities.Few years back,there used to be a time when I post weekly and now I really feel  bad for not updating it regularlySad smile

Today I am going to share a easy and authentic Kerala recipe prepared using prawns.Hope all seafood lovers will definitely like this spicy and yummy curry.

Prawn Theeyal

Ingredients

  1. Prawns(deveined) – 500 gms/1 lb.
  2. Shallots – 15
  3. Tomato(cut into medium pieces) –1
  4. Green chilly(slit lengthwise) –3
  5. Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
  6. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  7. Red chilly powder – 2 tbsp
  8. Coriander powder –1 tbsp
  9. Fenugreek powder(uluva podi) –1 pinch
  10. Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  11. Snakegourd(padavalanga,cut into small pieces) – 1 small piece
  12. Coconut bits(thengakothu) –1 tbsp
  13. curry leaves – 1 sprig
  14. Dry Red Chilly -2
  15. Oil
  16. Salt

prawn theeyal 1

Preparation

  1. Heat a Manchatti(clay pot) and cook prawns with 1tbsp red chilly powder,turmeric powder,salt ,little water.cover and cook for 5 minutes on medium flame till prawns are cooked well.keep aside
  2. Heat a pan and roast grated coconut till brown in color. Add 2 shallots , 1 tbsp red chilly powder,1 tbsp coriander powder,a pinch of fenugreek powder to it. Mix well and remove from fire.
  3. Grind the above mix without adding water.
  4. Heat coocnut oil in another pan.Saute the remaining chopped shallots,green chilly,snake gourd pieces,coconut bits ,turmeric powder(a pinch),and salt.once it is done add chopped tomato pieces to it.
  5. Add coconut paste,boiled prawns to it and mix well.
  6. Add required amount of water to it.Check for salt.
  7. For seasoning ,Heat a pan and splutter mustard seeds,dry red chilly and curry leaves and add it to the spicy gravy.
  8. Konchu theeyal is ready to serve with Rice.
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Posted by prajusha
Jun 152017

Sweet potato jamuns are prepared using boiled sweet potatoes,maida and milk powder and soaked in sugar syrup.These are easy to prepare and tastes great.

Sweet Potato Jamun (4)

 

Ingredients

  1. sweet Potato (3 medium size,Boiled) – 1 cup
  2. Maida/All purpose flour – 1/4 cup
  3. Milk Powder – 1/4 cup
  4. Ghee – 2 tsp
  5. Baking Powder – 1/4 tsp
  6. Oil – for frying

For sugar syrup

  1. Sugar – 3 cup
  2. Water – 11/2  cup
  3. Rose Essence – 1/2 tsp
  4. Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp
  5. Lime juice- 1/2 tsp

Sweet Potato Jamun (1)

Preparation

  1. In a pressure cooker,add sweet potatoes with 1 1/2  cup of  water  . cover and cook for 3 whistles. let it cool down and open the lid. Drain the water. peel off the skin of potatoes and mash well or you can grind it.
  2. In a bowl, sieve all purpose flour and add milk powder,baking powder to it and mix well.
  3. Add mashed sweet potatoes to it and knead  well using hand  to get a  smooth dough without lumps. cover with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.Then Make small balls out of the dough.
  4. Prepare sugar syrup by boiling water and sugar.once it reaches half string consistency, it is done.Remove from fire.
  5. Add cardamom powder,rose essence and lime juice(to avoid crystallization of sugar) to it.
  6. Heat Oil in a pan. Drop a small ball to the oil and if it comes up,it is ready to fry.
  7. Reduce the flame to low and place the balls to the oil .Fry till golden brown in color.place the fried balls on a paper towel to absorb the excess oil.
  8. Transfer the balls into warm sugar syrup.
  9. soak them in sugar syrup for a maximum of 4 hours.
  10. Garnish with Almonds.
  11. Serve chill.
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