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Sunday, 28 November 2010

Simple Mutton Briyani

Ingredients:

Mutton 1/2 kg
Basmati Rice 1/2 kg ( 2 and a 1/2 Cup)
Medium size onion 5
Green Chilli 2
Turmeric powder 1 Tsp
Chilli Powder 1 Tblsp
Salt for taste
Cloves 2
Cardamom 2
Cinnamon Bark 2
Coconut milk 5 cup
Bay Leaves 2
Ghee 2 Tblsp
Oil 2 Tblsp

Method:
  • First pressure cook mutton with little water, turmeric powder,chilli powder and salt.
  • Add little oil to pan and add the cooked mutton and pan fry the mutton.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Add oil and ghee and add finely chopped onion and slit green chilli and fry till onion turns golden brown colour.
  • Remove the onions and keep it aside.
  • In the remaining oil and ghee add all the spices.
  • Fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk and salt, boil the coconut milk.
  • Add rice and boil for minutes.
  • Add the fried onions and mutton.
  • Mix well and close the cooker and sim for 15 mins.
  • Serve yummy mutton biryani with salad or spicy mutton varuval.

Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Rava Dosa


Ingredients:
  • Rava (Semolina) 1 cup
  • Maida (Plain flour) 1 cup
  • Rice Flour 1 cup
  • Jeera (Cummin seeds) 1 tsp
  • whole pepper 1/2 tsp
  • Green Chilli 1 ( finely chopped)
  • Onion finely chopped 1/2 cup
  • Giner 1 inch( Finely chopped)
  • Cashew nut as needed
  • Curry leaves and Coriander little (Optional)
  • Salt for taste
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Method:
  • Soak rava, maida and rice flour in water for 3 to 4 hrs.
  • Soak jeera in little water.
  • Add jeera, whole pepper,finely chopped green chilli and ginger.
  • Salt as needed.
  • The batter should be watery.
  • Place the dosa tava in stove.
  • When tava is hot pour the batter and spread by swirling the tava using a ladle.
  • Sprinkle chopped onions and cashew nut and pour oil around and on the dosa.
  • Then turn side and cook it.
  • Rava dosa is ready serve with hot chutney and sambhar.


Monday, 7 June 2010

Mutton Varuval

Ingredients:
  • Boneless mutton 1/2 kg
  • Small onion 1 cup
  • Dry chilli 2
  • Gingerly oil
  • Salt
  • Jeera powder 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder 1 tsp( t0 taste)
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Method:
  • Chop onion into small pieces.
  • Add oil and then onion and saute for sometime.
  • Add dry red chilli and masala powders( jeera and chilli powder).
  • Add mutton and fry for a few mintues.
  • Add salt to taste and little water.
  • Pressure cook the mutton and make mutton dry.
  • Mutton varuval is ready.

Friday, 28 May 2010

Choco Chip Cookies


Ingredients:
  • All purpose flour(Maida) 8 oz (1 cup)
  • Butter 4 oz
  • Sugar 6 oz
  • Egg 1
  • Vanilla Essence 1 tsp
  • Baking powder 1/4 tsp
  • Salt 1/8 tsp
  • Choco chip 1 Cup
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Method:
  • Beat sugar and butter into a smooth batter using a hand mixer or blender.
  • Add egg and beat well.
  • Add the sieved powder to batter ( 1 tablespoon at a time) and mix well.
  • Finally add vanilla essence and mix well.
  • Add choco chip and mix with spatula.
  • Grease the cookie tray with butter.
  • Put
  • Preheat the oven at 175 C.
  • Put tablespoonful of the dough onto the baking tray, space well apart.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Cool it in a wire rack.
  • Choco chip cookie is ready.

I AM BACK


Dear Friends,

Its been really a year since my last post. Now I have decided to keep this blog active and will try my best to post frequently.

Cheers,
Divya

Monday, 29 June 2009

Chicken Fry

Ingredients:

Chicken Boneless 1/2 kg
Corn Flour Powder 2 Tablespoon
Maida (Plain flour) 2 Tablespoon
Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Pepper powder 1 or 1/2 Teaspoon
Ajinomoto (Optional) a pinch
Soya sauce 1/2 Teaspoon
Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
Ginger n garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
Egg 1
Salt
Oil to fry

Method:
  • Marinate the chicken with all the above ingredients and leave it for 3 to 5 hrs.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan.
  • Fry the chicken in oil.

Saturday, 28 March 2009

Crab Masala Fry

Ingredients:

Crab 5 pieces ( Clean it and keep aside)
Onion 3
Tomato 1
Ginger n Garlic paste 2 Teaspo0n
Chili Powder 1 tsp
Pepper powder 1 tsp
Curry Leaves a bunch
Oil
Salt

Method:
  • Add oil to kadai and add onion and fry for 3 minutes.
  • Add ginger n garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomato and fry it.
  • Add masala powder fry for 2 minutes add crab and salt.
  • Add water to the kadai, the crab must be soaked in water.
  • Cook the crab, all the water should evaporate.
  • Fry well and make it dry.
  • Garnish with fresh strands of corriander leaves.