Showing posts from March, 2013

Chicken Dry fry

This recipe is an easy Chicken dry fry with only 2 tsp oil.
Chicken -500 g
Ginger-garlic paste-2tsp
Red chilly powder-3tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Pepper Powder-1 tsp
Coriander leaves-
Soy sauce- 1 tbsp
Tomato sauce- 1-2 tsp
Cinnamon and Clove powder- 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Method Of Preparation
Marinate chicken with all the ingredients.
In a pan add 2 tsp oil.Add chicken and cook until done.No need to add any water.
Once all the water that has come from the chicken is absorbed and the chicken is done,add coriander leaves and more pepper powder according to your taste.
Serve with fried rice or any kind of bread.

Shrimp with Pomegranate

This recipe includes dry pomegranate seeds as a savoring agent.This is why prawn roast has a special red color.Very delicious and with health benefits.
Shrimp/prawns- 1/2 kg
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste-1 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tbsp
Pepper powder-1 tsp
Red Chilly powder-3 tsp
Onion-1 small chopped
Dry Pomegranate seeds-2 tbsp
Method of preparation
Marinate all the ingredients with prawns/shrimp.
Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan . Shallow fry until prawns are cooked (for 4-5 minutes).Pomegranate sauce can also be used for this preparation.This provides a slight rustic sourness to the dish.So very tasty,do not forget to try out.
Add chopped coriander leaves/curry leaves.
Garnish with the seeds and cream.
Enjoy with fried rice or noodles!

Caramel custard

Today's recipe is the well known,simple caramel custard.Only difference is that I have added crushed walnuts to give a twist.Use cream instead of milk in this same recipe, then you will get the traditional Creme Brulee. Ingredients 2 tbsp sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp Vanilla essence 1 1/2 cup milk For the Caramel syrup Heat a pan .Add 2 tbsp Brown Sugar (or normal sugar is perfectly fine) and 2tsp water (we have to just wet the sugar with water). Sugar melts and starts bubbling; finally it turns to dark color. Pour this caramel into a pudding dish; I added some crushed walnuts into this caramel for a change. Custard Preparation Beat 2 eggs +2 tbsp sugar+1 tsp vanilla+1 1/2cups milk. Strain it to avoid any lumps.Pour this custard into the pudding dish in which we have already added caramel.Cover the pudding dish with aluminium foil.
We have to double boil this custard now. For double boiling the custard, take a big pan with lid. Boil water in this big pan and keep the smaller pudding dish inside and clo…