Saturday, April 26, 2014

Kozhy curry

Chicken - 1/2 kg
Onion -2 small
Tomato -1 small
Ginger - small piece
Garlic - 10
Green chili -3
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Fennel - 1tbs
Black pepper - 1tbs
Milk - 1/2 cup (I used cow's milk)
Curry leaves - few
Salt to taste
Oil as required
Fry fennel and pepper corns in a pan, allow it to cool and grind it to fine powder. Wash the chicken and cut into pieces. Marinate the chicken pieces with the ground spice powder and turmeric powder for 20 minutes. Slice the onion and heat  oil in a pan, add curry leaves when it splutters, add the sliced onion and tomatoes and saute for a while, the add the ground paste of ginger, garlic and green chili, and saute until raw smell goes away. Now add the marinated chicken pieces cover with a lid and let it cook. When its done add milk,mix well and remove from heat.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Mango Payasam

Milk - 3 cups
Rice - ¼  cup
Mango pulp - 1cup
Sugar - ½cup
Cardamom - few
Cashew - few
Ghee - 2tbs

Soak rice in water for 1 hour. Meanwhile fry the cashews in ghee and keep aside.

Take a blender add ¼ cup of milk and give 1 whisk. Then take a  pan add milk into in and bring it to boil, when it starts boiling add rice to the boiling milk and let it cook, reduce the heat and stir occasionally. When it starts to thicken add sugar and cardamom and keep stirring. Finally add the mango pulp mix well, remove from heat and garnish with cashew. Allow it to cool and serve.