Chicken Thoran

Its a very easy to make &tasty indian side dish. its goes well with plain rice.

For marination

boneless chicken 250 gms sliced in to very small pieces

lemon juice 2 tsp

turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

salt to taste

mix all the above together &keep it in the fridge for 1/2 hour

For thoran

Coconut shredded 1 cup

curry leaves few

onion 1 minced

ginger 1/2 inch minced

garlic 1 gloves minced

green chilly few

red whole chilly few

mustard seeds few

garam masala 1/4 tsp

oil 1 tbs

Heat a nonstick pan , add oil, splutter the mustard seeds, then add red whole chilly, then add ginger &garlic. Saute well then add onion, curry leaves, green chilly , saute until onion start to become translucent. Then add the marinated chicken pieces ,saute for a minutes then add the shredded coconut. Cook in low medium flame until the chicken become soft &cooked. No need to cover the pan, Need extra water, saute in between.

Serve hot with your rice.

Enjoy.

 

 

 

Special Pepper Chicken

Its a special pepper chicken recipe, its spicy, but taste amazing. Worth trying for a change. its a good combination with plain white rice/chappati/porotta.

Boneless skinless chicken breast 500gms (slice small cubes)

For marination

Yogurt/curd 1/2 cup

Cornflour 2tsp

Salt to taste

Ginger garlic minced 1 tbs

Turmeric powder 1 tsp

Crushed pepper 2-3 tsp

Mix all these together well with chicken &keep it in the fridge for atleast 4 hour /overnight.

For pepper chicken

Onion 1 minced

Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

Ginger garlic minced 2 tsp

Garam masala 1/2 tsp

Crushed pepper (ACCORDING TO YOUR TASTE)

Oil for frying 2 tbs

Heat oil in a pan , then fry the marinated chicken (dont overcook),keep it aside

Then the same pan add onion ,ginger garlic minced & salt to taste,

Cook until onion become translucent.

Then add fried chicken ,garam masala &crushed pepper , mix well until all masala coated well with chicken.

Serve hot.

ENJOY:)

 

Goan Fish Curry

Fish curry is one of the famous dish in GOA, India. Its really tasty &spicy.

Fish cleaned &sliced 1kg

For Gravy

coconut shredded 1/2 cup

onion sliced 1

turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

coriander powder 3 tsp

kashmiri chilly powder 2-3 tsp

cumin seed 1 tsp

garam masala 1/2 tsp

salt to taste

garlic 1 bulb

Grind all the gravy ingredients together well , make a smooth paste &keep it aside.

For Curry

coconut milk 1 cup

oil 1 tbs

tamarind 1 ball(1 garlic bulb size)(Add 1/2 cup hot water , keep it aside)

Heat  1 tbs oil in a pan then add the gravy , saute for 3-5 minutes until gravy well cooked.

Then add the fish ,tamarind water& 1/2 cup coconut milk, cook until fish done

Then at the end add rest of the milk &switch of the flame.

Serve with plain white rice.

Enjoy:)

Green Chicken Curry

This a special chicken curry , spicy, smooth gravy like butter chicken, good combination with white rice/chappathi/naan.

boneless chicken 500gm cubed

onion sliced 2-3(white onion preferred)

curry leaves few

green chilly 5-6

ginger garlic paste 1 tbs

coriander powder 3 tsp

garam masala powder 1/2tsp

oil 11/2 tbs

salt to taste

Heat oil in a pan ,then add ginger garlic ,onion ,curry leaves ,salt to taste & saute well until onion become translucent.

Then add coriander powder &garam masala ,mix well&switch off the flame

Allow to cool little &then grind the mix with green chilly until you get a smooth paste

Heat this mix again the same pan ,then add the sliced chicken ,cook the chicken until the chicken soft & tender. (add little bit water if needed)

Enjoy:)

 

Prawns Biriyani

Biriyani is one of the famous dish all over india. Different types of biriyanis are there. Prawns biriyani is very delicious &yummy.

Ingredients

For rice:

basmati rice 2 cups

salt to taste

water 4 cups

cinnamon stick 1inch

cardomom 3-4

gloves 5-6

whole peppercorns few

Add all the ingredients (except salt) leave it for 30 mts,

then add salt &cook the rice until its done &keep it aside.

For marination:-

prawns cleaned & washed 1/2 kg

salt to taste

chilly powder 2-3 tsp

turmeric powder 1/2tsp

pepper powder 1 tsp

mix all together &keep it in the fridge for atleast 15 mts.

For biriyani

onion 3 sliced

curry leaves

ginger garlic paste 2 tsp

green chilly few

chilly powder 2-3 tsp(to your taste)

coriander powder 3 tsp

asafoetida a pinch

fenugreek 1/4 tsp

1:- heat 3 tbs oil in a pan and fry the marinated prawns &keep it aside

2:- use the same pan &oil (add extra oil if needed) add onion , ginger garlic paste, green chilly &curry leaves, saute until the onion become translucent.

3:- reduce the flame &add all the spice powders &saute well

4:- then add fried prawns &mix well until all masala coated well with prawns

5:-add this masala mix to the cooked rice & mix well ,

6:-garnish it with fried onion &coriander leaves

7:-put this in very low flame for 10 minutes

8:-serve hot with pickle/raita/salad

Enjoy:)

 

 

Lemon Rice

LEMON RICE

Its a very popular rice recipe in India, delicious &very easy to make

 

cooked & cooled basmati rice 2 cups

oil 1tbs

mustard seeds 1/2 tsp

turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

curry leaves few

whole red chilly 2

green chilly 2

roasted peanuts few

roasted cashew nuts few

urad dhal 2 tsp

bengal gram 2 tsp

asafoetida a pinch

salt to taste

Lemon juice 2-3 tbs

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dhal & bengal gram. let crackle the mustard & slightly brown the urad dhal & bengal gram.

Now add the red whole chilly ,green chilly &curry leaves. fry for few seconds, then add the turmeric powder &asafoetida,mix well.

Then add the rice ,lemon juice, salt,roasted peanuts&cashew nuts, mix well&switch off the flame.

Its ready to serve

LEMON RICE

Enjoy 🙂