Monday, January 31, 2011

Cabbage Cocunut Poriyal

Ingredients:
Cabbage-1 cup
Mustard Seeds-1/2 tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Redchilly-1
Curry Leaves-few
Coriander Leaves-few
Cocunut-2 tsp
Salt
oil


Method:
1.Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard seeds and allow them to splutter.
2.Add urad dal.When its colour changes,add redchilly,curry leaves,cabbage and salt.
3.Cook till the cabbage is soft.Add cocunut and saute for a min.
4.Garnish with coriander leaves.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Prawn Poriyal(Method 2)

Ingredients:
Prawn-1 cup
Onion-2
Tomato-2
Redchilly Powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder-1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves-few
Coriander Leaves-few
Salt
Oil


Method:
1.Heat oil in a pan.Add onion,curry leaves and saute till it turns to light brown.
2.Add tomato and saute till it gets mashed.
3.Add prawn,all the above powders and salt.Stir it well and close the lid.
4.After the prawn gets cooked garnish with coriander leaves.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Cabbage Poriyal



Ingredients:
Cabbage-2 cups
Onion-1
Tomato-1(optional)
Mustard Seeds-1/2 tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Redchilly Powder-1/4 tsp
Coriander Powder-1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder-1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves-few
Cilantro-few
Salt
Oil


Method:
1.Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard seeds.
2.When it splutters,add urad dal,onion,curry leaves and saute till the onion becomes translucent.
3.Add tomato(I didn't use) and saute till it gets mashed.
4.Add cabbage,turmeric,redchilly powder,coriander powder and salt.stir it well and sprinkle some water.
5.Close the lid and cook till the cabbage is soft.
6.Garnish with cilantro.


Note:In this recipe,I use to add 1 tsp of paruppu podi at last.It'll give some different taste.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Chicken Kuzhambu/Gravy

Ingredients:
Chicken-1 cup
Onion(chopped)-2 medium
Tomato(chopped)-2 medium
Turmeric Powder-1/4 tsp
Redchilly Powder-1 tsp
Coriander Powder-1 tsp
Curry Leaves-few
Cilantro-few
Salt
Oil

For Grinding:
Ginger-4 to 5 small pieces
Garlic-4 to 5
Fennel Seeds-1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds-1/2 tsp
Pepper Corns-1 tsp

For Seasoning:
Bay Leaf-1
Cinnamon-1
Cloves-2

Method:
1.Heat oil in a pan.Add the seasoning items,onion and saute till it turns to golden brown.
2.Add the grinded items,curry leaves and saute for 1-2 min.
3.Add tomato and saute till it gets mashed.
4.Add chicken,salt,turmeric,redchilly powder and coriander powder.stir well.
5.Close the lid and cook till the chicken is soft.
6.Add required amount of water for gravy and allow it to boil.
7.Garnish with cilantro.


Serve with rice,chappati,idly or dosa.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Carrot Poriyal

Ingredients:
Carrot(peeled & grated)-2
Mustard Seeds-1/2 tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Green Chilly-1
Cocunut-2 tsp
Salt
oil


Method:
1.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
2.When it splutters,add urad dal and fry till it turns to light brown.
3.Add green chilly,carrot and salt.Stir it well and cook till the carrot is soft.
4.Add cocunut and stir it again.Remove from stove.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

HAPPY NEWYEAR 2011
Wish you a very Happy Newyear to all my blogger friends:)
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