Mughlai Chicken Curry

Ingredients:
1/2 kg chicken
1 chopped onion
2 tablespoon crushed ginger and garlic
3 dry chili
1 tsp. cumin seeds
1 tsp. coriander seeds
1 cinnamon stick
2 cloves
1 cardamom
1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
1 cup cream
12 cashews
12 almonds
4 tablespoon curd
2 tsp. oil
Some chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste.

Method:
* Roast the following ingredients without oil, until they get slightly brown color.
Dry chili
cumin seeds
coriander seeds
cinnamon stick
cardamom
cloves
almonds
cashews
* Grind it make a fine masala.
* Take a bowl with curd, then add chicken pieces and turmeric powder, mix it well.
* And leave it aside for next 15 mints.
* Heat the pan with oil then add chopped onion, sauté it nicely until they get slightly brown color or transparent.
* Next add crushed ginger and garlic, sauté it well until remove the raw smell of it.
* Add soaked chicken pieces, sauté them next 5 mints.
* Next add ground masala, salt and 1/4 cup water, mix it well.
* Allows to cook for next 15 mints.
* Then add a cup of cream, mix it well.
* After 6-8 mints turn off the heat.
* Garnishing the mughlai chicken curry recipe with some chopped coriander leaves.
* Serve this mughlai chicken recipe with naan,roti,variety rice etc.

Easy Mint Doasi

Ingredients:

1 cup rice
1 cup idly rice
1/2 cup urad dal
1/4 tsp. fenugreek seeds
2 tablespoon coconut
1 cup mint leaves
some coriander leaves
3 tablespoon oil
Salt to taste.

Method:

* Soak the idly rice,rice,urad dal and fenugreek seeds for at least four hours.
* Grind this soaked ingredients with mint leaves, coriander leaves and coconut with water.
* Make a fine batter, add salt as per taste and mix it well.
* Heat the dosa pan and pour a ladle of batter, then make a circle shape.
* Pour a tsp. of oil.
* When they get slightly golden color both side then take it out.
* Serve this quick mint dosai with chutney.

Horse Gram Chutney

Ingredients:

1/4 cup horse gram
2 tablespoon coconut
1 tsp. Chana dal
1 tsp. cumin seeds
2 dry chili
1 garlic clove
pinch of tamarind
1 tsp. mustard seeds
1 tsp. urad dal
some curry leaves
2 tsp. oil
Salt to taste.

Method:

* First roast the horse gram separately until they get slightly brown color.
* Next roast the Chana dal,cumin seeds,garlic,dry chili and coconut separately.
* Cool everything for sometime.
* Grind everything together make a fine mixture.
* For seasoning heat oil then add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves.
* Pour the ground horse gram mixture, stir it well and turn off the flame.
* Serve this horse gram chutney with idly,dosai etc.

Karuvattu Kulambu-Village Style

Ingredients:

5 pieces karuvadu(salted dry fish)
2 brinjal
1/4 cup soaked white beans(mochakottai)
1 green chili
1 chopped tomato
1 cup tamarind sauce
1 tsp. mustard seeds
some curry leaves
3 tablespoon oil
salt to taste.

Masala:

8 small onion
1 tsp. coriander seeds
1 tsp. cumin seeds
1 tsp. black pepper
2 dry chili
some curry leaves
5 garlic cloves
3 tablespoon grated coconut

* Roast all the masala ingredients in 1 tsp. of oil until they get slightly brown color.
(except coconut).
* Allows to cool for some time then grind with coconut, make a fine masala.

Method:

* Clean the salted dry fish and keep it aside.
* Heat oil in the pan add mustard seeds, curry leaves, onion and tomato, sauté it nicely.
* Add sliced brinjal,white bean and small amount of salt.
* Add tamarind sauce and ground masala, mix it well.
* Allows to cook for 10 mints then add cleaned salted dry fish pieces.
* After 15 mints turn off the flame.
* Serve village style karuvattu kulambu with white rice,idly,dosa etc.

Oats Paniyaram Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup oats
1/2 cup wheat flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon rice flour
1/2 tsp. crushed cardamom
1 banana
1/2 cup nuts(cashews, almond)
1/4 tsp. salt
3 tsp. ghee

Method:

* Roast the oats and nuts,grind it and make powder.
* Take a bowl with oats and nuts mixture, then add wheat flour,banana,rice flour,sugar,cardamom,salt and water.
* Mix it everything together make nice and loose batter.
* Heat the paniyaram pan with ghee.
* Pour a ladle of batter when they get golden color both side then take it out.
* Serve this sweet healthy and simple oats paniyaram recipe.