May 272009

Baby Corn-palak

Baby corn in Palak Gravy

Ingredients

  1. Spinach(palak) – 2 bunch
  2. Baby Corn – 10
  3. Onion(chopped) – 2
  4. Ginger-garlic paste – 1 1/2 tbsp
  5. Tomato – 2
  6. Green chilly(chopped) – 3
  7. Cumin(jeera) powder 1/4 tsp
  8. Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  9. garam Masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  10. Cashew nuts – 5
  11. Salt
  12. Oil

Preparation

  1. Soak cashew nuts in warm water and grind it to a fine paste.
  2. Clean and blanch spinach .make a paste of it.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped onions,ginger garlic paste,green chilly and saute well
  4. Add tomato paste and red chilly powder to it and mix.
  5. once it is done add spinach paste,cumin powder,garam masala powder, salt to it add boil with required amount of water.
  6. once it starts boiling, add baby corn to it .cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. once gravy becomes dry add cashew nut paste to it and boil again for 5 more minutes on low flame.
  8. Serve with roti.

Recipe courtesy:Lakshmi Nair

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Apr 062009

prawn dum dum

Ingredients

  1. Prawn -1/2 kg
  2. Onion(chopped) -4
  3. Tomato paste -1/2 cup
  4. Ginger – garlic paste -1 1/2 tbsp
  5. Garam Masala -1 tsp
  6. kasoori methi powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Turmeric powder – 1tsp
  8. Kashmiri chilly Powder-1 tbsp
  9. Coriander powder ? 1/2 tsp
  10. Cashewnut or Almond paste – 2 tbsp
  11. Salt
  12. Coriander Leaves

 

Preparation:

  1. Wash and devein prawns.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai and fry chopped onions till brown in color.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes.
  4. Add turmeric powder , chilly powder,coriander powder and tomato paste and saute well.
  5. Then add prawns with little quantity of water and boil for 6 mins.(Don’t overcook prawns as they tend to become tough on overcooking)
  6. Add salt and kasoori methi powder.
  7. Add cashewnut or almond paste dissolved in 1 cup of water to get a thick gravy and add it to the curry and cook for 2-3 mins.
  8. Garnish with Coriander Leaves.
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Jun 072008

koon piralan

Ingredients:

  1. Butter Mushroom – 500 gms
  2. Red Chilly powder – 1 tsp
  3. Ginger (chopped) 1 tbsp
  4. Onion (medium,chopped) – 2
  5. Coriander powder – 1 1/2 tsp
  6. Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  8. Coconut milk – 1/4 cup
  9. Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  10. Dry red chilly -2
  11. Curry leaves – 4 sprigs
  12. Oil
  13. Salt

Preparation:

  1. Clean and wash mushrooms thoroughly.Marinate mushroom pieces with chilly powder,pepper powder,garam masala powder,salt and keep aside for half an hour.
  2. Cook marinated mushrooms with coconut milk till dry.
  3. Heat oil in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds,dry red chilly,curry leaves.Add chopped ginger,chopped onions and saute well..once onion turns brown in colour, add the cooked mushrooms to it and stir well..
  4. Serve with rice as side dish.
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Rating: 4.1/5 (15 votes cast)

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