Thai Chilli Sauce

Ingredients  ▢½ cup Granulated Sugar â–˘3-4 cloves Garlic (Chopped) â–˘2 tsp Red Chilli Flakes â–˘1 cup Water ▢¼ cup Rice Vinegar ▢½ tsp Salt â–˘2 tsp Sambal Oelek â–˘1 tbsp Fish Sauce â–˘1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup â–˘1 and ½ tbsp Cornstarch Instructions Add sugar, garlic, red chili flakes, water, vinegar, salt, ketchup, sambal oelek and fish sauce in a pan and bring it to boil. Mix cornflour with little water to make a lump free mixture and add it slowly in the pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes until sauce thickens a bit. Remove the pan from heat and let it cool. Transfer in a glass bottle and refrigerate for about a month. Use as and when required. Continue reading Thai Chilli Sauce

Bombay Potatoes

Make the most out of seasonal Royal Bombay potatoes with this spicy number. Great served with an egg for brunch or as a side with curry and rice Ingredients New potatoes 800g, halved or quartered garlic 4 cloves, chopped ginger a thumb-sized piece, chopped plum tomatoes 4, chopped vegetable oil 2 tbsp cumin seeds 1½ tsp black mustard seeds 1½ tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp red chilli 1, deseeded (if you like) and thinly sliced garam masala 1 tsp coriander a small bunch, roughly chopped lime 1, wedged to serve Method STEP 1.Cook the potatoes in a large pan of lightly salted boiling water until tender to the point of a knife, … Continue reading Bombay Potatoes

Mor Kuzhambu

Mor Kuzhambu is a traditional South Indian sambar variety. Similar to North Indian Kadhi, this is made using curd/yogurt, it is very popular and quite easy to make. Served with hot rice, this is made during festivals and special occasions. Unlike the regular sambar that take some time, this delicious dish can be prepared in less time and does not need elaborate ingredients. Ingredients for Mor Kuzhambu 2 cup Curd 300 g White Pumpkin chopped 1 inch Ginger 4 to 5 Green Chillies 4 to 5 Dry Red Chillies 2 tsp Coriander Seeds 1 tblsp Coconut grated 2 tsp Bengal Gram Dal 2 tsp Toor Dal 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds as per taste Salt For Tempering: 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp Urad Dal a pinch Asafoetida … Continue reading Mor Kuzhambu

Mango Pulissery

Ingredients for Mango Pulissery 1 Ripe Mango 1 tsp Turmeric Powder 1 tsp Red Chilly Powder 1 cup Water 1/2 cup Curd as per taste Salt To Temper: 2 tsp Oil 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds 2 Dry Red Chillies few Curry Leaves To Grind: 1/4 cup Grated Coconut 1 Green Chilly 1/2 tsp Jeera (Cumin Seeds) How to make Mango Pulissery Grind the ingredients given to grind it by adding little water. Boil the mango pieces along with turmeric powder, red chilly powder and salt. Add the ground paste to the cooked mangoes. Cook till the raw smell disappears and allow the gravy to boil and switch off the flame. Let it cool down. Add the curd to the mango gravy. … Continue reading Mango Pulissery

Chettinad Fish Fry

This chettinad style fish fry is simple, easy to make and tastes delicious.  Fish fillet marinated in chettinad style masala and then shallow fried in oil. Ingredients:Fish Fillet – 1 (preferably pomfret)Shallot (Sambar Onion) – 1, peeledTurmeric Powder – a pinchGinger Garlic Paste – 1 tspCurry Leaves – fewSalt as per tasteLemon Juice – 1 to 2 tspRice Flour – 1 to 2 tsp (optional) For the masala:Cumin Seeds – 1/4 tspSaunf – 1/4 tspCoriander Seeds – 1/2 tspBlack Peppercorns – 1/4 tspDry Red Chillies – 3Salt – 1/4 tsp (optional)Turmeric Powder – 1/8 tsp Method:1. Wash the fillet well.2. … Continue reading Chettinad Fish Fry

Samosa Chat

Samosa Chaat is a classic Indian street food typically consumed as an evening snack. Cooked samosas are crumbled and mixed with chickpeas, spices, assortment of chutneys, garnished with coriander leaves, sev and pomegranate seeds. It is a delicious and lip-smacking dish that is very popular in North India Ingredients for Samosa Chaat For making the Chole: 1 cup Chickpeas soaked and boiled 3 tsp Oil – 3 tsp 3/4 tsp Garlic Paste 1/2 tsp Ginger Past 1/2 cup Tomatoes chopped 1/2 tsp Green Chili Paste 1 tsp Chole Masala Powder 1/2 tsp Black Salt 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder 1/4 tsp Amchur (Dried Mango Powder) as per taste Salt as per taste To Serve: 2 Samosas 2 tblsp Sweet Tamarind Chutney 1 tblsp Green Chutney 2 tblsp Red Garlic Chutney 2 tblsp Onions finely … Continue reading Samosa Chat

Country Chicken Soup

Country Chicken soup recipe a mild flavorful soup made with country chicken and spices. This is the best remedy for cold and cough as its very soothing for throat. Ingredients 1/4 kg country chicken I used with skin 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 1/4 cup small onion 1 small tomato 1/8 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 2 cups water 1 tbsp coriander leaves salt to taste To temper: 1 tbsp gingelly oil 1/2 inch cinnamon 1 small cardamom 1 no clove few curry leaves To grind together: 1/2 tsp coriander seeds 1/2 tsp jeera 1/2 tsp pepper 3 nos small onion little water Instructions First grind together the ingredient slisted under ‘to grind’ with little water to a coarse paste and set aside. To a pressure cooker: add the items listed under ‘to temper’ … Continue reading Country Chicken Soup

Carrot Beans Thoran

Carrot beans thoran recipe a kerala style stir fry with the combination of carrot and beans. A quick and easy Kerala special side dish for rice with coconut oil flavor, tastes soo good. Ingredients 1/2 cup carrots chopped finely 1/2 cup beans chopped finely 5 nos small onion sliced salt to taste To temper: 1 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1/4 tsp urad dal 1 no red chilli broken few curry leaves To grind: 1/2 cup coconut 1/2 tsp jeera 1 small green chilli 1/8 tsp turmeric powder Instructions To a mixer jar add all the ingredients listed under ‘to grind’ to a coarse mixture without adding water.Heat coconut oil – add mustard seeds let it splutter, then add urad dal,red chilli and curry … Continue reading Carrot Beans Thoran

Masala Pav

Ingredients 4 nos pav buns 1/2 tsp jeera 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 1/2 cup onion finely chopped 3/4 cup tomato finely chopped 1/2 cup capsicum finely chopped 2 tsp butter + 1 tbsp butter for toasting 1/4 cup water as needed Spice powders: 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tsp pav bhaji masala powder 1/2 tsp  red chilli powder For garnish: 2 tbsp coriander leaves … Continue reading Masala Pav

Vegan Tofu Stir Fry with Vegetables in Peanut Sauce

Tofu and vegetables make for an incredibly healthy vegan dinner, and this extra saucy Asian-inspired tofu stir-fry is just as delicious as it is good for you! This tofu stir-fry calls for shiitake mushrooms and snow peas for a healthy high-fiber vegetarian dinner. Smothering it all in peanut sauce makes it absolutely delicious. Ingredients 1 (14-ounce) package extra-firm tofu (drained and cut into 1-inch cubes) 2 tsp. canola oil 3/4 pound snow peas (trimmed) 1 cup red bell pepper strips 3/4 cup water (divided) 1/4 cup sliced green onions 2 tsp. minced peeled fresh ginger 2 garlic cloves (minced) 3 cups … Continue reading Vegan Tofu Stir Fry with Vegetables in Peanut Sauce