Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Chilli Chicken

Chicken (Boneless) - 1lb
Egg - 3
Onion - 3large
Green Chilli - 5
Soy sauce -2tbs
Chilli sauce -1 1/2 tsp
Tomato sauce - 2 tbs
Vinegar - 2 tbs
Corn flour - 2tbs
Salt to taste and oil for frying

Cut chicken into small pieces. Marinate the chicken with soy sauce, chilli sauce, tomato sauce, vinegar, cornflour (each 1tbs),egg & salt. Marinate for 1hr.

Cut onion into medium sized pieces, slit green chilli and keep aside.Heat some oil in a pan & fry the marinated chicken.Do not deep fry. Allow water to evaporate and when it starts turning golden brown,take it out. In the same pan saute onion until it changes its color, then add green chilli saute for 1 or 2 Min's. Add the fried chicken pieces mix nicely. Dissolve corn flour in water and add to this & stir nicely and cook for few min's. Finally add remaining 1tbs of soy sauce, chilli sauce, tomato sauce & vinegar. Stir well, after 3 to 4 min's remove from fire.

Serve with Chapatti, Parota, Steamed rice.

Tomato Halwa

Tomato - 3 large
Sugar -3/4 cup
Corn flour - 2tbs
Ghee - 2tbs
Almond - few
Cardamom - 1/2 tsp

Grind tomatoes into fine puree & sieve to remove the pulp.Dissolve corn flour by adding little water. Mix this with tomato puree and boil it for few mins. Stir continuously.Then add sugar and mix well. When it starts thickening add almond and cardamom powder and mix well.

When done pour into a bowl and set aside to cool before you serve.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Papaya Curry

Raw Papaya - 1 cup
Turdal - 1/2 cup
Coconut - 1/2 cup, grated
Onion - 1 medium size
Tomato - 1 small
Green Chilli - 1or 2
Garlic - 2 flakes
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - Few
Red chilli - 3
Oil to saute & seasoning
Salt to taste

Cut papaya, onion & tomato. Add 1 tsp oil in pressure cooker and saute onion, tomato, garlic and green chilli for few seconds. Then add the cut papaya, turdal, turmeric powder, salt and pressure cook it on medium flame until 3 whistle. Meanwhile grind the coconut into a fine paste. When its cooked mix the coconut paste and allow it to boil for 5 mins on low flame.

In another pan heat some oil & add mustard seeds, when it splutters add red chilli and curry leaves. Transfer the papaya curry into this and stir nicely.

Serve hot with steamed rice.