Saturday, 18 June 2016

Mixed veg pancake

Maida /all purpose flour- 1/2 cup
milk - 1 cup
egg - 1
bread slices - 4
half onion,half capsicum,carrot half, cabbage little,tomato small -1, green chilli - 1 ,few coriander leaves, -finely chop all the vegetables

salt - to taste
oil - as needed
 Steps to follow:
Dip bread slices in one cup milk, let it soak for 10 minutes,add egg, maida and salt to taste.
 Mix well and make like idli batter.
 Stir fry or microwave the  the veggies for 1-2 minutes and add.

Mix well.
 Heat dosa tawa, pour 1 laddle of pan cake mix and spread carefully. sprinkle some oil.Close and cook in sim fire.Turn and cook till done.

Serves 2-3.
Recipe source : My sister in law Fouzia Shamsudeen.Thanks for the awesome creative recipe.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Sheri fish curry / விளை மீன் குழம்பு

sheri fish pieces - 500 gm
oil - 4 tbsp
mustard, fenugreek - each half tsp
shallots  chopped - 100 gm
tomato  chopped - 100 gm
green chilli -2
garlic chopped  -  6-8 flakes
chilli powder - 1 tbsp
coriander powder -1 tbsp
cumin powder - 1 tsp
turmeric powder - half tsp
tamarind - lemon size soaked in  water and extract the juice.
chopped coriander & curry leaves - few
salt - to taste.
Coconut paste - 2-3 tbsp.
Steps to follow:
Clean the fish pieces, wash thoroughly and drain it.
With tamarind water2 cups,  add all masalas or (add your own home made  fish masala )and salt to taste. Check everything and keep aside.

In a vessel heat oil add mustard and fenugreek when it roasted add curry leaves,chopped garlic, green chillies and stir well.Add chopped shallots, tomato and salt to taste, close and simmer the flame till the tomatoes and onions are soft.
Then  add the tamarind extract with all masalas, if need add a cup of water, Leave it to boil for 10 minutes in medium flame.
Then finally add fishes, let it boil for five minutes,check salt.

Add coconut paste (optional) and allow it to boil for 5 minutes in a low flame  till the raw smell goes and oil floats on top.
Add chopped coriander and switch off the flame.
Sheri fish curry is ready to serve.Serve with rice, idli,dosa or chappathi.

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Goat Liver Gravy / ஆட்டு ஈரல் கிரேவி

to marinate :
goat liver mixed - 300 gm (cut, cleaned, washed and drained )
ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
curd - 1 tbsp
salt  to taste

to cook we need :
oil - 2 tbsp
ginger garlic  paste - 1 tsp
green chilli - 2
coriander leaves &  curry leaves few
onion & tomato - each one coarsely blended
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
garam masala- 1/4 tsp
chilli powder - 1/4 - 1/2  tsp
fennel &cumin powder - each 1/2 tsp
coriander powder - 1 tsp
pepper powder - 2 -3 tsp
salt - to taste.

Steps to follow:

 Heat oil in a pressure cooker add gg paste,green chilli, curry leaves, coriander leaves, stir well,then add coarsely blended onion and tomato paste.Mix nicely,
Then add all masalas and marinated liver cubes if need add little water,check the salt. pressure cook for 3 whistles.
Open after pressure released, Increase the flame if required to achieve desirable consistency.
Delicious liver gravy is ready.Adding coconut paste is optional.