October 26, 2009

Avarakai Curry

1 cup chopped Avarakai / Broad beans
2 onions, finely chopped
3 tomatoes, finely chopped
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 1/2 tbsp chilli coriander powder
a pinch of turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Oil(add more quantity compared to other curry)


Add oil in kadai and add finely chopped onions. Saute nicely and add ginger garlic paste.
Later add tomatoes and saute for few minutes or until tomatoes get mashed. Then add broad beans, chilli coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt.
Add some water and cook for 10 minutes or until oil separates from the curry.

Garnish with curry leaves and serve hot with chapathi or rice.

Palak Paneer

Ingredients :
1 packet paneer, cut into cubes
1 bunch Spinach, stem removed
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tomato, make paste of it
5 green chillies
200 gms butter
1 tsp garam masala
Salt to taste

Saute spinach and green chillies together with 1 tsp of oil . Remove, cool and grind into paste.
Pour some butter in kadai and chopped onion, saute nicely until it become translucent and then add tomato paste.
 Later spinach and green chilli paste, add garam masala and salt. Let it cook for few minutes.
Mean while saute paneer cubes in butter and keep aside.
Then add fried paneer in spinach curry....let it coil for 2 mins and add some more butter to get the taste of palak panner.
Serve hot with roti and naan.....

October 24, 2009

Goan Chicken Curry

Ingrediants :

350 gm chicken pieces
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tomato, finely chopped
2 cup coconut milk
Salt to taste


 1/4 cup grated coconut

7 dry red chillies
1 tsp jeera
1/2 tsp coriander seeds
a pinch of turmeric powder
1 tbsp tamarind, soaked
1 tbsp ginger and garlic paste


Mix chicken with 1 tbsp oil and grill for 10 minutes. Later cool and shred some pieces and keep aside.
Grind coconut, red chillies, coriander seeds, turmeric powder, tamarind, ginger garlic paste....and keep this paste aside.
Add oil in non stick pan and add onion. Saute nicely and then add tomato.
Later add prepared coconut paste and saute nicely for 10 mins or until coriander flavour goes.
Add coconut milk and stir it properly.Cook for 5 min and then add chicken.....
Add some more water for consistency....Then cook for 10 mins and finely garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.

October 13, 2009

Potato Capsicum Fry


2 finely chopped onions
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
3 boiled potatoes cut in cubes
1 capsicum cut in cubes
1 pinch Turmeric powder
2 tbsp chilli and coriander powder
1 tsp garam masala


Pour oil in kadai and add finely chopped onions. Saute for few min and then add ginger garlic paste.
Saute nicely and add turmeric powder, chilli and coriander powder, garam masala and salt.
Add potatoes and capsicum, then add water and cook for few min or till it turns gravy.
Later add some more oil and saute nicely until it becomes semi dry.
Serve with lemon rice or coconut rice.