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Chicken Kurma

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We need:

Chicken boneless / with bones 1 pound Onion 1 medium Tomato 1 medium Cinnamon stick 1 inch Cardamom 2 Cloves 4 Poppy seeds 2sps Ginger garlic paste 1/2 sp Dry coconut powder 2sps Cumin seeds1 sp Coriander seeds 1sp Chopped cilantro 1/4 cup Curry leaves 6 Green chilies 2 Haldi 1/4 sp Oil 4 sps Salt to taste

Method:

Dry roast cumin, coriander seeds, poppy seeds, whole garam masala and dry coconut. Make this to smooth paste adding onion. In a presser cooker heat oil and add curry leaves and green chilies. Saute for few seconds and add masala paste. Cook till the raw smell leaves. Now add chicken and mix well. Also add haldi and salt to taste. Fry for 2 minutes and add chopped tomato and very little water. Mix well and presser cook till 3 whistles. Cook further with out lid if any excess water is there. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve. Good to go with rice or chapati.
Sending this recipe to Srivalli's 30 minute meals mela
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Egg Noodles

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Chinese is one of our families favorite food. Chinese cuisine is very simple to make and tasty too. Today's recipe is egg noodles which can be taken during lunch ,dinner or as a mid day snack too. Can be made in under 30minutes too. Here goes the recipe..... We need:


Rice noodles 1 pkt
Eggs 3 Yellow capsicum 1 Green capsicum 1
Carrot 2 Onion 1
Garlic cloves 2 Chilli garlic sauce1 1/2 sp Soy sauce 2sps Chilli flakes 1/2 sp Ajinomoto 1sp Oil 3sps Water to boil noodles Salt to taste

Method:


In a large pan boil water add some salt and 1sp oil. When water starts boiling add noodles and cook till they r soft. Drain water and keep aside. Meanwhile in other pan heat oil and add crushed garlic, carrot, capsicum,onion which r cut into lengthwise. Saute them for 3 mits and add eggs. Scrumble the eggs and cook. Now add all the sauces, salt, chilli flakes and ajinomoto. As u cooked the noodles and kept aside, they mush have stuck to each other. so wash the noodles with cold water and add to the veggies in the pan…

Egg Pulusu

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Back with another theme for the 19th edition of BM. This week I choose 30 minute meals. Some yummy and delicious dishes which can be made in 30minutes. For the first day I made egg pulusu. Egg curry which is sweet and tangy. Kids love to have this curry as its sweet and not much spicy. Goes well with white rice and the combination for this curry is sweet rasam.

We need:
Eggs 4 Onion 1 medium Green chilies 2 Curry leaves 4 Chili powder 1/2 sp Haldi 1/4 sp Salt to taste Jaggery grated 3sps Oil 4 sps Chopped cilantro 1/4 cup Tamarind juice 1/4 cup Coriander powder 1/4 sp Cumin powder 1/4 sp


Method:

Boil eggs and peel the shell off.
Meanwhile heat oil in a pan and add chopped onion, curry leaves and slit green chilies. Fry for few minutes or till golden brown. Now add tamatind juice, coriander, cumin powder, salt, haldi and chili powder. Mix well and add some water. Bring it to boil. Now add grated jaggery and boiled eggs. Cook further till water evaporated. Finally add chopped cilantro. …

Chocolate Chip Cookie

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For the third day I choose Eggless Chocolate chip cookies. As valli said they tasted yummy with milk. My kids loves the most. The only difference in the look is the cookies which I baked are little bigger in size. Here is the original recipe.

We need:

All Purpose Flour 1 cup Butter 1/4 cup White Granulated Sugar 1/4 cup Brown Sugar 1/4 cup Yogurt 2 tsp Vanilla Essence few drops Baking Soda 1/4 tsp Chocolate chips - 1/2 cup

Method:

How to Bake eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies Sieve the flour along with baking soda and a pinch of salt.
In a bowl, take the butter and sugars and cream together well till it peaks.
Next add the vanilla essence, yogurt and beat until creamy. Then add the flour to the butter mixture and mix it well.
Next add the chocolate chips and mix well.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 185C.
Once done, remove the dough and make lemon sized balls out of the dough and place 2" apart on a greased baking tray.
Flatten each ball with a fork or spoon. Bake fo…

Badam Burfi

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This is one if the sweet I was planning to cook for a long time. Always used to think all the burfi's and katli's are very difficult to make. But Valli made it soo simple that even a 6yrs old wanted to make this yummy burfi. There is slight change in this recipe to the one Valli made. You can find the original recipe here.


We need:

Badam powder 1 cup Milk powder 1/2 cup Milk 2 tbspn Powdered Sugar 3/4 cup Crated coconut 3sps
Method:

How to make Badam Katli in Microwave Powder the almonds in a mixer along with it's skin. Similarly powder the sugar also. In a microwave safe bowl, mix all the ingredients with milk. Microwave for 2 minutes, remove and stir. Repeat the process for 1 more minute When you remove at this stage, the mix will turn dry and starts frothing on the surface. Remove from the Microwave. Keep mixing with a laddle for 3 more minutes. It gets dried in the heat trapped in the mixture. Allow it to cool for 5 mins. After cooling for 5 minutes the mixture somewhat got dried …

Shahi Matar Capsicum kurma

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Hi Friends,
Am back with a yummy dish from Srivalli's blog. Today's theme is cooking from BM blogs. I was soo happy when Valli announced this theme. I have bookmarked soo many dishes from her blog that even if valli announces this theme for 1 month it wouldnot be enough. So I have selected 3 yummy and delicious dishes from her blog one if it is Shahi matar capsicum sabji. You can find the original recipe here.


We need:

Onions chopped 1 cup Capsicum, chopped 1/2 cup Peas 1 cup Oil 2 tbsp Cashew nut paste 1/4 cups Green chilies 2 medium Cream 1/4 cup Tomatoe puree 11/2 cup Ginger Garlic paste 1/2 tsp Butter 1 tbsp Red Chili powder 1 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Sugar 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp

Method:


Soak the cashew nuts in water for 10 mins and grind to a smooth paste. In a non stick pan, add 1/2 tsp butter and saute the peas and capsicum for 5 minutes or till done. Remove and keep it aside. In the same pan add oil, add the whole Cumin seeds. When it splutters, add the onions and sugar. Fry till th…

Mamidi Chepala Pulusu / Tangy fish curry with mango

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Usually fish pulusu means its cooked with tamarind pulp. Recently came to know from a friend that its also cooked with mango. Then I gave it a try with raw mango and it tasted awesome. Something different from the regular pulusu( gravy). Here is the recipe.....
We need:

Tilapia pieces 8 Onion 1large Tomato 1large Green chilies 4 Curry leaves 6 Raw mango pieces 1 cup Fenugreek seeds 1/4 sp Tamarind pulp 1 sp Chili powder 2 sps Haldi 1/2 sp Ginger garlic paste 1 1/2 sp Cumin powder 1sp Coriander powder 1sp Garam masala 1/4 sp Chopped cilantro 1/4 cup Salt to taste Oil 1/4 cup

Method:

Wash the fish pieces well and marinate with little salt, haldi and 1sp chili powder. In a small pan dry roast fenugreek seeds and make a powder out of it. In a wide pan heat oil and add curry leaves, slit green chilies and saute for a minute. Now add chopped onions( tastes better if u add onion paste) and cook till golden brown. Meanwhile in a different pan heat 2 sps oil and fry the marinated fish for …

Egg Kurma

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We need:

Eggs 5 Onion 1 medium Green chilies 3 Curry leaves 3 Cloves 2 Cinnamon 1 inch stick Cardamom 2 Dry coconut powder 3sps Poppy seeds 2sps Chopped cilantro 1/4 cup Salt to taste Haldi 1/4 sp Chili powder 1sp Coriander powder 1sp

Method:

Boil eggs and peel the shell. Make small cuts on the egg. In a pan heat 1sp oil and add whole garam masala( cloves, Cinnamon, cardamom) poppy seeds and coconut powder. Fry for 2 minutes and make a paste out of it. In the same pan heat 1 sp oil and add chopped onions and cook. Make this to smooth paste. In the same pan heat 1 more spoon oil and add boiled eggs and fry for 3 minutes and keep aside. In the same pan add rest of the oil and add slit green chilies. Fry for 2 minutes and add curry leaves. Now add onion and masala paste. Add coriander powder, haldi, chili powder and little water to cook further for 3 minutes. Now add fried eggs and cook till oil appears on top. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot with roti, rice or any pulao / bi…

Dum Aloo

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We need:

Baby Potato's 8 Onion 1 large Yogurt 3sps Gingar garlic paste 1sp Cilantro 1/4 cup Cashew nuts 10 Cloves 2 Cardamom 1 Hing/ asafetida pinch Garam masala powder 1/2 sp Bay leaf 1 Cinnamon stick 1inch Coriander seeds 1/2 sp Cumin seeds 1/2 sp Haldi / Turmeric 1/ 4sp Red chili powder 1sp Sesame seeds 1sp Fennel seeds 1sp salt to taste Oil 1/4 cup

Method:

Boil baby potato's with skin. Keep them aside to cool. In a pan heat 3 sps oil and add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, Cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, bay leaf and fennel seeds. Fry for few minutes and add chopped onions and ginger garlic paste. Cook till onions turn golden brown. Now add cashew, haldi and chili powder. Mix well and keep aside to cool. Now grind this onion mixture into smooth paste adding yogurt. Remove skin of potato's and cut them to half. In the same pan add little oil and fry boiled potato's for few minutes. Now add onion paste and mix well. Add salt and very little garam masala and water to co…