Jun 092017

Kicap chicken is popular in Malaysian cuisine and it is prepared using chicken cooked in dark and sweet soy sauces. This goes well with steamed white rice.

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Ingredients

  1. Chicken (cut into cubes) – 1 kg
  2. Onion(chopped) – 2
  3. Tomato(chopped) – 2
  4. Ginger-garlic apOD109328602582045000ste- 1 tbsp
  5. Kashmiri chilly(piriyan Mulaku ) – 8
  6. Kashmiri dry chilly – 2
  7. Peppercorns – 1tsp
  8. Dark soy Sauce –2 tbsp
  9. Sweet Soy Sauce(Kicap Manis) – 1 tbsp
  10. Vinegar-2tsp
  11. Spring onion – To Garnish
  12. Capsicum/Bell Pepper(Green,cut lengthwise),carrot (cut lengthwise) – To Garnish
  13. Salt
  14. Peanut Oil

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Preparation

  1. Clean and wash chicken and cut into medium sized cubes.
  2. Grind ginger-garlic aOD109328602582045000pste,Kashmiri chilly peppercorns into a fine paste. If you don’t have kashmiri chilly,you can add 1 tbsp kashmiri chilly powder.
  3. Heat oil (In Malaysian cuisine, they use either peanut or groundnut oil )in a pan. Add dry kashmiri chilly and saute well till light brown.remove from pan and keep aside.
  4. In the same pan,add chopped onions and saute till golden brown.
  5. Add chilly paste and cook on low flame for 10-15 minutes.let it dry and color changes to dark red.
  6. add chopped tomatoes to it and saute well.
  7. Once it is done,add chicken pieces and stir well to get coated with masala.
  8. Add dark soy sauce and sweet soy sauce to it and mix well.Check for salt.Add if required.
  9. Add fried dry red chilly to it and mix.
  10. cover and cook on low flame without adding water.stir in between.if you need to add water just sprinkle some water and cook.
  11. once it is cooked well,add vinegar to it and mix well.
  12. Garnish with spring onions,carrots and capsicum
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Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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May 272017

Kaipola is a famous Malabar snack prepared using Ripe banana and Eggs.It is served during Iftar parties in the month of Ramadan.it is easy to prepare this yummy snack  with less ingredients in your pantry.This is a healthy snack for kids.hope you all enjoy this sweet dish.

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Ingredients

  1. Banana(Ripe,cut into small pieces) – 4
  2. Eggs – 5
  3. Ghee-4 tbsp
  4. Cashews – 1 tbsp
  5. Raisins – 1 tbsp
  6. Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Sugar- 5 tbsp

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Preparation

  1. Heat  3 tbsp ghee in a non stick pan. saute banana pieces till brown in color.
  2. In the same pan,fry cashews and raisins and keep aside.
  3. In a bowl, add eggs and beat well using a fork. Add sugar, cardamom powder to it and stir well.
  4. Then add sauteed banana pieces to it and mix well.
  5. Grease 1 tbsp ghee in a non stick pan and transfer the mix into it.
  6. Sprinkle fried raisins and cashews on top.
  7. Cover the pan with a tightly closed lid and cook on very low flame for about 15-20 minutes.After 15 minutes,open the lid and  insert a toothpick and if it comes out clean,it is done.Take care not to get burned.
  8. Remove from fire and let it cool. Turn it over to a plate and cut into pieces.
  9. Serve as evening snack .
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May 242017

Pulissery is a traditional dish served during sadhyas or festive occasions.It is a combo of sweet and sour taste and it is prepared using ripe banana in yogurt and coconut sauce.it goes well with Kerala Matta Rice and Pickle.

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Ingredients

  1. Banana/Nentrapazham(ripe,medium,cut into cubes) – 1
  2. Green Chilly(slit lengthwise) – 4
  3. Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  4. Red Chilly Powder- 1 tsp
  5. Grated Coconut – 1 cup or 1/2 of coconut
  6. Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  7. Fenugreek seeds(Uluva) – 1/4 tsp
  8. Yogurt(thick,not too sour) – 2 cups
  9. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  10. Dry Red Chilly – 2
  11. Curry leaves
  12. Coconut Oil
  13. Salt

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Preparation

  1. In a Pan, Add banana pieces,green chilly,turmeric powder,red chilly powder and salt.Cover and cook till it becomes soft.
  2. In the mean time grind coconut with cumin seeds into a fine paste.
  3. Once banana is cooked well, open the lid and add coconut paste.Let it boil.
  4. Once it starts to boil,add yogurt to it and mix well.don’t let yogurt boil.
  5. Remove from fire.
  6. Heat coconut oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds,dry red chilly,fenugreek seeds,curry leaves and add the seasonings to the curry.
  7. Serve with Rice.
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Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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