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Thursday, 21 March 2013

Pepper chicken (my way)

Chicken 250 Gms
Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
Onion diced 2
Tomato 1
Capsicum 1 diced
Chilli powder ½ tsp
Garam masala ½ tsp
Pepper powder 2 tbsp (grind coarsely)
Curry leaf & coriander leaf few
Salt and oil as required
1.      In a pan add oil, onion and ginger garlic paste.
2.      Sauté well
3.      Add chicken, chilli powder, garam masala, salt and half of the pepper powder
4.      Allow to cook with lid closed
5.      When it is ¾ cooked, add tomatoes, curry leaf, coriander leaf and capsicum
6.      Toss well
7.      Once oil starts separating, turn off the flame
8.      Add remaining pepper powder and adjust salt
9.      Toss well and serve
Perfect with rotis
Goes with rice too

Monday, 11 March 2013

Yogurt based mutton curry (aatukari thayir kulambu)

Mutton 250 gms
Small onion 15 chopped
Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
Tomato 1 chopped
Curd ½ cup
Green chilli 2 slit
Cumin seeds ½ tsp
Fenugreek seeds ½ tsp
Pepper corns ½ tsp
Kulambhu milagai tool (curry powder) 1 ½ tbsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Salt and oil as required
coriander leaf few
1.      Marinate mutton with curd, curry powder,ginger garlic paste and salt for an hour
2.      Pressure cook mutton with half of the onion and tomatoes by adding ½ cup of water
3.      In a pan add oil, cumin, pepper, fenugreek seeds, rest of onion , tomato and green chilli
4.      Saute well and add cooked mutton
5.      Once done add pepper powder, garam masala and allow it to boil once
6.      Add coriander leaf and serve
       Serve with rice
Goes well with indian bread

Friday, 1 March 2013

Chicken chukka(simpler version)

 Chicken 500 Gms
Fenugreek seeds 1 tsp
Curry leaf few
Onion chopped 1
Ginger pounded 1 tsp
Garlic chopped 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Chilli powder 2 tsp
Coriander powder 2 tsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Tomato chopped finely 2
Salt and oil as required
1.      In a pan add oil, fenugreek seeds and curry leaf
2.      Add onion, ginger, garlic, chicken and sauté well
3.      Add salt and turmeric powder.
4.      Allow to cook in low flame with lid closed
5.      Once ¾ cooked, add chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Toss well
6.      Allow to cook in low flame with lid closed till done
7.      Once done add tomato and cook with lid closed
8.      Once the tomatoes blend well with chicken, toss once
Serve with rotis
Can  serve as a wrap