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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Brinjal Curry

  1. Urad dal:1/2 tsp
  2. Channa dal:1/2 tsp
  3. Coriander seeds:1/2 tsp
  4. Red chillies:5-6
  5. Hing or asafoetida powder:2 pinch
  6. salt to taste
  7. Oil for frying
  8. Brinjal:200 gms
  9. Mustard seeds:1/4 tsp


  1. Cut the Brinjals longitudinally into 4 or 6 or 8 bite sized pieces(depending on the size of the brinjal) and keep aside.
  2. Fry Urad dal,Channa dal,Coriander seeds,red chillies and hing brown in a little oil.Grind into a fine powder and keep a side.
  3. Heat a little oil in a pan and add mustard seeds,when it crackles add the brinjal pieces and fry well,adding some more oil,if needed.
  4. When the brinjals are done to a turn,add the powder and salt to taste,saute for another 2-3 minutes and serve hot as side dish for dal or sambar.

Goan Fish Curry

  1. Seer Fish (or) Pomfret:1/2 kg
  2. Oil:3 1/2 tbs
  3. Curry Leaves:2-3 Stems
  4. Mustard Seeds:1/4 tsp
  5. Ginger Garlic Paste:1 tsp
  6. Medium sized Tomato:1 finely chopped
  7. Green Chilles:4 slited one
  8. Chilli Powder:2 tbsp
  9. Turmeric Powder:1/4 tsp
  10. Water:1 cup
  11. Salt:as per taste
  12. 1 marble sized ball of tamarind,juice extracted
  13. Cumin Seeds:1tbsp
  14. Coriander seeds:2tbsp
  15. Coconut:3 pieces

Make a ground paste of Cumin seeds,Coriander seeds and Coconut.Put aside.


  1. Heat a kadai with 3 1/2 tbs. oil.
  2. Add curry leaves, and mustard seeds.Fry for a minute till light brown.
  3. Add chopped onion,stir and fry for a minute till light brown.
  4. Add garlic ginger paste,stir and fry lightly for 2 minutes,then add paste of cumin seeds,coriander seeds and coconut.Fry well for 2 minutes.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes,stir and fry fr 2 minutes.
  6. Add slit green chillies,chilli powder,turmeric powder,1 cup of water and salt.
  7. Let mixture simmer for 10 minutes and stir.
  8. Add the raw fish.Close lid and let cook for 5 minutes.
  9. Open the lid,add tamarind juice and let it cook for a while.Serve hot.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Prawn Tomato Curry

  1. Prawns:500mg

  2. Onion:1 small finely chopped

  3. Tomato:2 medium sized (ground to a paste)

  4. Oil:3-5 tbs

  5. Chilli Powder:2 tbsp

  6. Cumin Powder:1/2 tbsp

  7. Turmeric Powder:1/2 tbsp

  8. Water:1/2 cup

  9. Garam Masala Powder:1 tbsp

  10. Salt: As per taste

  11. Coriander leaves:3 tbsp finely chopped


  1. Heat 3 tbsp. oil in a kadai.

  2. Add chopped onions,fry for a minute till light brown.

  3. Add chilli powder,cumin powder,turmeric powder.

  4. Immediately add ground tomatoes and stir well.

  5. Add the salt and then add 1/2 cup water.

  6. Close the kadai with a lid an simmer on medium flame for 5 minutes.

  7. Open the lid,add the raw prawns.

  8. Cook for 3 minutes. When prawns are cooked,add the garam masala powder and coriander leaves and stir well.

  9. Serve hot.

Goes well with rice,parathas,chappatis and puris.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Aloo 65

Duration:25 minutes

  1. Boiled potatoes:250 gms(cut into dice)
  2. Corn flour:2 tbspns
  3. Maida:2 tbspns
  4. Curd:1 cup
  5. Onions:1 quarter finely slits
  6. Pepper powder:2 spoons
  7. Green chillies:7-9 no slits
  8. Curry leaves:2 stems
  9. Garlic:8-10 finely chopped
  10. Egg:1 (OPTIOANAL)
  11. Lemon:1 full
  12. Ajino moto:3-4 pinches
  13. Garam masala:1 spoon
  14. Food colour:2 pinch
  15. Salt to taste
  16. Oil for deep fry


  1. Marinate the boiled potatoes with Corn flour+Maida+Pepper powder+Egg(vegetariens can mix with water without egg)+Ajino moto+food color+Salt.And put aside for 10 minutes and then deep fry in a oil.Put aside.
  2. Now in a frying pan,put oil,add garlic+green chillies+Onions+curry leaves+curd+salt+pepper powder+garam masala+Ajino moto and let it boil for a while on a high flame.
  3. Then add fried potatoes in that curd sauce and cook till all the curd evaporates.Once the flame is off add lemon in it.Now yummy yummy aloo 65 is ready to serve.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Chilli Chicken

Duration:25 minutes
  1. Boneless Chicken:250gms
  2. Capsicum:1 no (cut into dice)
  3. Onions:1 small(cut into dice)
  4. Garlic:7-9 no finely chopped
  5. Corn flour:2-3 tbspns
  6. Egg:1 no
  7. Green chillies:2-3 no(cut into dice)
  8. Pepper powder:1 spoon
  9. Soya sauce:1 tbsp
  10. Ajino moto:4-6 pinch
  11. Water:1 cup
  12. Vinegar or Lemon:1 tbsp
  13. Oil :For deep fry
  14. Salt to taste


  1. First marinate the chicken with egg +pepper powder+salt+Ajino moto+Corn flour and put aside for 10 minutes.
  2. After 10 minutes deep fry the marinated chicken till the chicken is cooked.Then put aside all the fried chicken.
  3. Now in a frying pan,take little oil and add chopped garlic+Green chillies+Capsicum+Onions+water+salt+pepper powder+Ajino moto and let it boil for a while on a high flame.
  4. Later add fried chicken into the pan and stir well.Then add Soya sauce+vinegar or lemon and mix it untill maximum of the water gets evaporate.
  5. Then switch off the flame and serve hot with tomato sauce or garlic sauce.

Chicken 65

Duration:25 minutes
  1. Boneless Chicken :250gms
  2. Refined flour:2 tbspns
  3. Corn flour:2 tbspns
  4. Egg:1 no
  5. Curd:1 cup
  6. Onions:1/2 sliced finely
  7. Green Chillies:5-7 no (slits)
  8. Garlic:10-13 no(Finely Chopped)
  9. Red Chilli powder:1/4 spoon
  10. Pepper Powder:1 1/2 spoon
  11. Ajino moto:2-3 pinch
  12. Garam Masala:1 spoon
  13. Red food colour:2-3 pinch
  14. Curry leaves:2-3 stems
  15. Oil for Deep fry
  16. Salt to taste


  1. First marinate chicken with Refined flour+Corn flour+Ajino moto+pepper powder+egg+salt and mix evenly.Let it marinate for 15 minutes.
  2. After 15 minutes,deep fry the marinated chicken and put aside.
  3. Next in a separate pan,put little oil and add Garlic+green chillies+curry leaves+onions and cook for a while.
  4. Once onions and garlic starts changing the colour add Curd+red chilli powder+Salt+Ajino moto+Garam masala+food colour+little pepper and stir well for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Later add fried chicken in it and cook till all the curd is absorbed by chicken.
  6. When taken out of flame add lemon to it.Yummy Yummy chicken 65 is ready to serve.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Vankkaya royyallu(brinjal mango prawn curry)

Duration:30 mins
  1. Prawns:250 gms
  2. Brinjal(green):2 long
  3. Onions:1 medium finely chopped
  4. Green chillies:7-10 slits
  5. Ginger garlic paste:1 1/2 spoon
  6. Raw Mango:1/2 grated
  7. Red chilli powder:1 1/2 spoon
  8. Garam masala:1/2- 1 spoon
  9. Turmeric powder:1/2 spoon
  10. Cardamom:3-4 no
  11. Cloves:5 no
  12. Cinnamom:1 inch
  13. Sajeera:1 spoon
  14. Coriander Leaves:1 bunch
  15. Salt to taste
  16. Oil:2-3 tbsp


  1. Marinade the prawns with turmeric powder+red chilli powder+2-3 pinch of salt and fry in a oil till all the water in prawns get evaporates and put aside.
  2. In a frying pan put oil,add Cinnamon+sajeera+cardamom and cloves.Then add onions and green chillies in it,fry till onions turn transparent.
  3. Then add Ginger garlic paste+turmeric powder and fry for 2 mins.
  4. Then add fried prawns in it.Later add Brinjal pieces and grated mango.
  5. Add red chilli powder+salt and garam masala,cook for next 3 mins.Later add 1/2 cup of water and cook on a low flame for 10-15 mins.
  6. Later garnish with Coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.