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Chicken Peratiyadh / Roast

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Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 45 mins

Serves: 5 to 6

INGREDIENTS : 

  • Chicken: 500 gms
  • Onions: 2 chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder: 2 tsp
  • Pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Garam masala: 1 tsp
  • Chicken masala: 2 tsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Coriander leaves: for garnishing
  • Oil

PREPARATION: 

  • Marinate chicken pieces along with all the dry spice powders and keep it for 10 mins.
  • Put this marinated chicken pieces in pressure cooker with little water and cook for 2 to 3 whistles.
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add onions and little salt and saute until it turns golden brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Now add the cooked chicken to this and mix well.
  • Cook for another 5 minutes till the gravy thickens and garnish with coriander leaves.

Crab Roast

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Preparation time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins

Serves: 5 to 6

INGREDIENTS: 

  • Crab : 500 gms
  • Onions: 2 chopped
  • Tomatoes: 1 chopped
  • Ginger: 1 tsp crushed
  • Garlic: 1 tsp crushed
  • Green chilli : 2 crushed
  • Grated coconut: 1 cup
  • Salt: for taste
  • Curry leaves: few
  • Coconut oil : 2 tbsp

For masala paste: 

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder: 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Shallots: 5 to 6 nos.
  • Garlic cloves: 2 to 3
  • Ginger: a small piece

PREPARATION:

  • For masala paste, grind all the ingredients listed under masala into a smooth consistency.
  • Heat oil in a clay pot , add crushed ginger , garlic, green chilli and curry leaves.

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  • Saute for a minute and add onions with little salt .
  • Saute onions until it turns golden brown.

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  • Add the ground masala paste and little water and mix well.

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  • Add tomatoes and cook until it turns mushy.

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  • Now add the cleaned crab pieces into it and mix well.

 

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  • Close and cook for 5 mins.

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  • Remove the lid and add grated coconut ( blend it just once coarsely in grinder before adding).
  • Mix well and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with curry leaves and serve.

Crunchy Chicken Fry

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Preparation time : 30 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins

Serves: 5 to 6

INGREDIENTS:

For Marination:

  • Chicken : 3/4 kg
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder: 1 tbsp
  • Pepper powder: 1 tbsp
  • Chicken masala: 1 tbsp
  • Soya sauce: 1 tsp
  • Red chilli sauce: 1 tsp
  • Salt: for taste

For coating :

  • Refined flour: 1 cup
  • Corn flour : 1 cup
  • Eggs: 2
  • Bread crumbs: 1 cup
  • Red chilli powder: 1 tsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Oil: for deep frying

PREPARATION:

  • Combine all the ingredients given under marination list.Keep it for 15 mins.
  • First coat the chicken pieces one by one in corn flour, dip in egg , drench in maida mix (refined flour, salt, chilli powder) and finally roll in bread crumbs.
  • Keep it in refrigerator for 15 mins.
  • Deep fry it and serve with any sauce or dip.

Honey Glazed Chicken

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This is Indo chineese recepie i made with a little innovation. A perfect blend of sweetness and spicyness makes this dish yummy.

Preparation time : 15 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins

Serves: 3

INGREDIENTS:

  • boneless chicken: 1/4 kg
  • Bell pepper: 1 cubed
  • White onion: 1 cubed
  • Corn flour: 2 tbsp
  • Eggs: 1 beaten 
  • Refined flour: 2 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tsp
  • Garlic cloves: 5 to 6 chopped
  • Soya sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Sweet chilli sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Tomato sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: 1 tsp
  • Honey: 1 tbsp
  • Pepper powder: 2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder: 2 tsp
  • Salt : for taste
  • Vegetable oil / olive oil

MARINATION:

  • Mix together chicken, pepper powder, chilli powder, salt, ginger garlic paste, soya sauce and chilli sauce.
  • Marinate for 15 to 20 mins.

PREPARATION:

  • Heat oil for deep frying.
  • Coat chicken pieces first in corn flour, dip in beaten egg mix and coat in maida mix ( add salt pepper powder and chilli powder to maida ) .
  • Deep fry the chicken pieces.
  • Drain the oil and keep aside.
  • In a wok add little oil , add garlic cloves and saute.
  • Add onion and saute till it beacomes translucent followed by bell peppers.
  • Saute well , add salt and pepper powder.
  • Add soya sauce, sweet chilli sauce and tomato sauce; mix well.
  • Mix together honey and apple cider vinegar; add it to the wok.
  • Mix 1 tbsp corn flour in 1/4 cup of water and add it to the preparation.
  • Cook for 2 minutes and add fried chicken pieces and mix well.
  • Garnish with chopped spring onion leaves and sesame seeds.

Egg Roast

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This recepie is a blend of all the spices, a typical southindian cuisine. It can be served with rotis, rice , dosa etc.

Preparation time : 10 mins

Cooking time : 10 mins

Serves: 2 to 3

INGREDIENTS :

  • Boiled Eggs: 2
  • Onion : 1 finely chopped
  • Tomato : 1 finely chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder: 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder: 1 tsp
  • Fennel seeds : 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • curry leaves: few
  • coriander leaves : few chopped
  • Coconut oil : 1 tbsp

PREPARATION:

  • Boil eggs for 10 mins. Peel and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok.Add fennel seeds and mustard seeds ,curry leaves , let it splutter.
  • Add onions and saute till it becomes slightly golden brown , add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes.
  • Add tomatoes and stir till it becomes mushy.
  • Add all the dry spice powders and mix well. Sprinkle little water so that the spices blend well.
  • Add eggs cut into half pieces and little water and mix without  breaking the egg pieces.
  • Cook for 5 mins, garnish with coriander leaves.

Fish pakora

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Preparation time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves: 3 to 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • Fish : 2 ( I used pomfret)
  • Besan/ gram flour: 1/ 2 cup
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tbsp
  • Chilli powder: 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/ 4 tsp
  • Pepper powder: 2 tsp
  • Soya sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Salt : for taste
  • Oil : for frying

PREPARATION:

  • Cook fish along with salt, pepper powder, turmeric powder and water. Boil it till 3 whistles.
  • Drain and keep aside the fish for cooling.
  • Prepare batter using besan, all dry spice powders , chilli sauce, soya sauce, ginger garlic paste and water.
  • The batter should be of little thick consistency.
  • Remove the skin from fish and make small pieces of it and mix it into the prepared batter.
  • Keep it for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a wok and add dumplings of batter into oil.
  • Deep fry it till golden brown.
  • Serve with coriander chutney or tomato ketchup.

Spinach stir fry with corn balls

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Preparation time : 10 mins

Cooking tine : 25 mins

Serves : 4 to 5

INGREDIENTS:

  • Spinach leaves: 1 bowl finely chopped
  • Corn kernels: 1 cup
  • Refined flour/maida: 1tbsp
  • Cheese grated: 1tbsp
  • Green chillies: crushed 2
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder: 1tsp
  • Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Onions: 1 large finely chopped
  • Tomato: 1 finely chopped
  • Oil
  • Coriander leaves: for garnishing

PREPARATION:

To make corn balls: 

  • Coarsely grind corn kernels.
  • In a bowl add ground corn ,crushed green chilli,salt,cheese and refined flour.
  • Make small round balls .
  • Deep fry till golden brown.

For spinach stir fry : 

  • Heat oil in a wok , add cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add onions and ginger garlic paste and saute till it turns translucent.
  • Add tomatoes and saute till it turns mushy.
  • Add salt,turmeric powder and garam masala powder and mix well.
  • Add chopped spinach leaves and saute for 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
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