Sunday, December 27, 2009

Shrimp Curry

Shrimp medium size 2 lb (clean)
2 Onion chopped (about 1 and 1/2 cup)
2 tomatoes chopped (about 1 and 1/2 cup)
2 green chilli
2 red chilli
2 tbs curry powder
1 tbs turmeric
1/2 tbs cumin powder
1/2 tbs tamarind paste
1 tbs kasoori methi (optional)
1 tbs ginger/garlic paste
2-3 tbs cooking oil
salt as per taste
1.Take the shrimp in a bowl, add salt and mix it properly.
2.Now take a frying pan and take 1 tbs oil and when it's hot fry the shrimps in medium flame, till it turns nice red in color.
3.Take these shrimp out of the frying pan and keep it in a plate.
4.Take 1 tbs of oil in the frying pan and when it's hot put the onion and fry it for a minue and then add the tamarind paste, ginger/garlic paste and chopped tomatoes and fry it for a minute and cover the lid and let it cook in low flame till the tomatoes gets soft.
5.Now let it cool for some time and grind these into a smooth paste.
6.Take a frying pan and use 1 tbs of oil and put kasturi methi and then put the tomatoes paste and cumin and curry powder and keep stirring.
7.Add turmeric, salt and 1 glass of water and let it boil, when it start boiling add the fried shrimp and stirr it properly and when it boils cover the lid and let it simmer for about 3-4 minutes. It's ready to serve hot with rice.

Pan Fried Shrimp

Shrimp medium size 1 lb (clean)
2 tbs yogurt
1/2 tbs coriander powder
1/2 tbs curry powder
1 tbs chilli powder
1 tbs ginger paste
1 tbs garlic paste
2 tbs cooking oil
salt as per taste

1.Clean the shrimps and take it in a bowl, add the yogurt, coriander powder, curry powder, chilli powder, ginger paste, garlic paste and salt.
2.Now mix it properly and marinate it for 20-30 minutes.
3.Now take a flat frying pan add 2 tbs cooking oil and when it's hot put the shrimps one by one on the pan.
4.When it cooks on one side turn it over and let it fry for about 1 minute and it's done.
5.Switch off the gas and serve hot.

Gawar Curry

Gawar (clustere bean) 2 lb
Potato 2 medium size
Eggplant 1 medium size
5 tomatoes chopped
3-4 green chilli (you can reduce green chilli if want to make it mild)
1 tbs cumin powder
1 tbs curry powder
1 turmeric powder
2 tbs mustard seeds
2 inch ginger cube
2 clove garlic
12 shelled peanuts
3 tbs cooking oil
salt to taste

1.Clean the potatoes and peel the skin and cut it into 1 inch cubes and cut the eggplant into 2 inch cubes
2.Take a frying pan and add 1 tbs oil and fry the potatoes till brown in color and keep aside.
3.Take 2 cups of water add salt and turmeric and boil the gawar till soft about 5 minutes.
4.Now add the eggplant into the same pan first and about after 2 minutes add the potatoes peices and let it boil for about 2 min.
5.Blend together mustard, ginger, garlic, greenchilli and peanutes with 4-5 spoon of water to a smooth paster.
6.Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the paste for about 3/4 minutes and then add the chopped tomatoes and stirr it properly and add the curry and cumin powder and let it cook in low flame till the tomatoes are soft.
7.Add the gawar boiled one into the it and stirr fry for couple of minutes and then add about 2 cups of water and let it boil for 5 minutes and it's done to serve hot with rice.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Moong Pakora

1 inch ginger
4 green chillis
1 cup whole Moong with shell
1 cup rice
1 onion sliced
1 spoon rava(optional)
salt as per need
Oil to Fry

Soak moong and rice atleast for 4 hr, then blend it along with 2 green chilli and ginger to a corse paste. In a bowl add blended moong paste, onion, salt, rest of chopped green chillis, rava and mix it well. Take a deep frying pan and add oil for frying. When the oil is hot make small dumplings of the pase and add to oil. Fry till golden brown color in medium heat. Serve with tomato sauce or coriander chutney.

Chicken Kabab

3 lb ground checken
1 cup coriander leaves minced
1 bunch scallian chopped
50 gram ginder chopped (about the same with green chilli are ginger)
8 clove garlic chopped
8 green chilli chopped
1 tbs coriander powder
1 tbs cumin powder
2 tbs chicken masala
3 tbs spoon oil to fry
salt as per taste
Mix the chicken and all above ingrediant except oil and mix it well. Take a frying pan put a spoon of oil make small nuggets of this paste and put it on the frying pan. When it's cooked on one side or about after 1 minute turn the nuggets to the other side. It's ready to serve and everyone will just love it.