Jan 192017

Kadathanattu Chicken is popular in a place called vadakara ,northern part of Kerala. I got this recipe from “Pachamulaku” cookery show.This is a unique and different style of preparation. Hope you all love this..

 

curry leaves Chicken

Ingredients

  1. Chicken( cut into medium cubes) – 500 gms
  2. Ginger – 2” piece
  3. Garlic – 15
  4. Green Chilly – 4
  5. Kashmiri chilly powder – 1 tbsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder – 2tbsp
  7. Onion(finely chopped,cut lengthwise) – 2
  8. Onion(cut into cubes) – 1
  9. Capsicum(cut into medium cubes) – 1
  10. Tomato (Take pulp and grind it into juice) – 2
  11. Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  12. Chilly Sauce – 1 tsp
  13. Tomato Sauce – 1 tsp
  14. Curry leaves(finely chopped)  – 1 tbsp
  15. Coriander leaves(chopped) – 2 tbsp
  16. Salt

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Preparation

  1. Grind ginger,garlic and green chilly into a coarse paste. squeeze out the juice and keep aside. Don’t discard the coarse paste mix.
  2. Marinate chicken with red chilly powder,Kashmiri chilly powder,ginger-garlic-green chilly juice,and salt.set aside for 1 hour.shallow fry chicken pieces till done.
  3. In the mean time, fry chopped onions till crispy and brown.
  4. Then saute onions cubes in the oil(the same we used for frying chicken) till light brown.
  5. Add fried chicken pieces, ginger-garlic-green chilly coarse mix,capsicum,tomato juice,pepper powder and mix well.
  6. Add chilly sauce,tomato sauce,curry leaves and coriander leaves.Check for salt and add if needed.stir well and cook till dry.
  7. Remove from fire.
  8. Serve with Rice or Roti.
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Nov 162016

This curry is prepared using brinjal and prawns in a  less spicy masala. it goes well with Rice or Roti.

prawn-Brinjal Curry (1)

Ingredients

  1. Brinjal(cut into medium thin slices) – 5
  2. Prawns – 250 gms
  3. Cumin seeds – 3/4 tbsp
  4. Mustard seeds – 1 1/4 tbsp
  5. Green Chilly –2
  6. Garlic – 4
  7. Ginger – 1/2 “ piece
  8. Tomato (cut into medium pieces) – 2
  9. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  10. Salt
  11. Oil
  12. Curry leaves
  13. Water – 1/4 cup

prawn-Brinjal Curry (3)

 

 

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry brinjal pieces till both sides are light brown.strain and keep aside.
  2. In the same oil fry prawn pieces(don’t over cook prawns as prawn tend to be rubbery)  till golden brown.
  3. Make a paste of 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds,1 tbsp mustard seeds,green chilly ,garlic and ginger.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in another pan.Splutter 1/4 tbsp mustard seeds,curry leaves and 1/4 tbsp cumin seeds. once it is done,add the paste to it and saute well.
  5. Add tomato pieces and fry well. once tomatoes are all done, add turmeric powder and salt to it. Stir well.
  6. Add 1/4 cup of water(if you want more curry, u can add more water) to it and mix well.
  7. Cover and cook on low flame for 5 minutes.
  8. Remove from fire.Serve with rice.
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Oct 072016

Today I am going to share an easy and delicious recipe of Paneer and Capsicum in a thick gravy.This goes well with roti,Naan or Bread.

Paneer-Bell Pepper masala (2)

Ingredients

  1. Paneer(cottage cheese,cut into cubes) – 250 gms
  2. Capsicum/Bell pepper – 2
  3. Tomato (chopped) – 2
  4. Onion(chopped) – 2
  5. Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  6. Garlic(chopped) – 1 tbsp
  7. Dry Red Chilly (make a paste) – 3
  8. Cumin seeds/Jeerakam – 1 tbsp
  9. Ginger(cut lengthwise) – 1 tsp
  10. Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
  11. Kasoori Methi powder – 1/2 tsp
  12. salt
  13. Coriander leaves – to garnish

Paneer-Bell Pepper masala (3)

 

Paneer-Bell Pepper masala (1)

Preparation

  1. soak dry red chilly in little water for sometime. Make a fine paste.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.splutter cumin seeds and once it starts to brown,add chopped onion and saute well.
  3. Add chopped ginger,ginger-garlic paste,chilly paste,tomato chopped and mix well.
  4. Add capsicum pieces(you can add different colored capsicum if you like),garam masala ,salt and stir well to get coated with the masala.
  5. Finally add paneer cubes ,salt ,kasoori methi powder and mix  gently.Stir cook on low flame for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Remove from fire.Garnish with coriander leaves.
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