September 9, 2012

Tomato curry


Tomato - 4 nos
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder - 3/4 tsp
Salt - As reqd
Water - 3/4 cup
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
or
Coconut powder= 2 tsp
Shallots - 2 nos
Coconut oil - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - 10 leaves



Easy tomoto curry/ Tomoto Rice by {deepapraveen very busy with work..back soon
1)Place tomatoes in a vessel along with turmeric powder, chilly
powder, salt and water.
2)Boil it on a low flame til the tomatoes get mashed well.
3)Grind together coconut and small onions along with water.
If you are using coconut powder grind shallots and then add coconut powder.
4)Add it to the tomato gravy.
5)Allow it to boil for few more miniutes.
6)Heat oil in a small pan.
7)Splutter mustard seeds.
8)Add curry leaves and saute for a while.
9)Pour it into the tomato gravy and mix well.
10) Tomato Curry is ready.
Serve Tomato Curry with chapathy or rice.
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September 4, 2012

sakkarai pongal

Ingredients:
milk-2 litre
rice-1 1/2 cup
Moong dal-1/4 cup
cashew nuts-15 nos
kismis-30
Almonds- 15(optional)
Jagery-1 1/2 cup grated
saffron-1/4 tsp(optional)
cardamom powder-1 tsp
ghee-2-3tbsp

Achinga payar thoran

Method:
Chop finely the beans, onions and green chillies
Grind together coconut, turmeric powder, greenchillies and curry leaves in to a coarse form. Do not add water while grinding.
Mix together the chopped items along with the coconut mix and salt
Heat oil in a pan or a kadai
Splutter mustard seeds and saute dry red chillies and curry leaves
Add the beans mixture and mix well
Sprinkle a little water on top and cover it with a lid.
Cook on a low flame for 3-4 mins
Remove the lid and continue cooking till dont on a low flame itself
Cheers
Mrs.VidyaPraveen

Egg Curry

You can have this curry with chapathi, rice and appam.

Method:
Boil some water and cook the egg(3 eggs).
Then in a pan add oil then cinnamon(patta), cloves(krambu) and curry leaves.
Slice 2 or 3 onions and add it and saute well and now keep the stove in sim
Then add 1 sliced tomato and saute well
Then add some grinded fennel seed( perunjeerakam that is powdered using mixi without adding water)
Then add little bit turmeric powder
Then add chilly powder(1-2 tsp as per your taste)
Now add 1 cup of water
Then add the sliced egg...let it boil for some time..now u can serve the egg curry
cheers
Mrs.VidyaPraveen