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Wednesday, October 29, 2008


1 kg mutton /lamb chops flatten them by beating

3 teaspoons pepper powder
Salt to taste
4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
3 tablespoons oil
2 eggs beaten well
2 onions chopped finely
1 tablespoon chopped mint leaves
Wash the mutton chop well and marinate them with the salt, pepper powder and mint over night or for at least 5 to 6 hours. (Keep covered in the fridge). Heat oil in a flat frying pan. Dip the chops one at a time in the beaten egg. Top with the chopped onions and cover well with breadcrumbs. Shallow fry in the hot oil. Fry each side till golden brown. Serve with wedges of lime and Tomato Sauce and Bread.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008


fish head curry
Originally uploaded by bridgetkumar
Fish Head Curry
Serves 6 Preparation Time 1 hour

2 Big Fish Heads (Sear or King Fish) each chopped into 2 pieces
½ cup thick tamarind juice extracted from a lime size ball of tamarind
2 big onions chopped finely
3 green chillies slit lengthwise
2 tomatoes chopped
1 tablespoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlic paste
½ cup ground coconut or 1 cup of coconut milk
3 teaspoons chilly powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
2 teaspoons coriander powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
Salt to taste
3 tablespoons oil

Wash the fish heads well. Heat the oil in a shallow vessel and sauté the onions and green chillies till slightly brown. Add the ginger and garlic paste, chilly powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and chopped tomatoes and fry well for some time. Add the coconut, salt, tamarind juice and a little more water and bring to boil. Now add the Fish Heads and cook for about 10 minutes. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and slit green chilies

Sunday, October 12, 2008


½ kg mince (mutton / lamb)
2 big onions chopped
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1teaspoon chopped ginger
3 green chilies chopped finely
1 small bunch coriander leaves
2 tablespoons oil
Salt to taste
½ teaspoon chillie powder
6 soft chapattis

Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions till golden brown. Add the chopped ginger, garlic, green chilies, turmeric powder, chillie powder and sauté for 3 minutes. Add the mince and salt and mix well. Add the chopped coriander leaves and cook on low heat for about ½ an hour till the mince is cooked and all the water evaporates. Simmer on low heat till the mince gives out a nice aroma. Place a few teaspoons of the cooked mince on the chapattis lengthwise. Sprinkle some chopped onions, green chillies and coriander leaves on top then form into a roll. Wrap the bottom of the roll in a paper napkin or foil and serve with chillie sauce and tomato ketchup.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008


½ Kg potatoes boiled and mashed

2 slices bread

3 teaspoons chopped coriander leaves

2 green chillies chopped

½ teaspoon pepper powder

3 tablespoons bread crumbs

½ teaspoon chopped ginger

Salt to taste

1 egg beaten

Soak the bread in water, squeeze and crush. Mix with the mashed potato and all the other ingredients (except the bread crumbs and beaten eggs). Make small balls of the potato dough. Flatten and shape into patties. Dip each in the beaten egg, roll in bread crumbs and shallow fry in hot oil on both sides till golden brown. Serve hot with mint chutney or tomato ketch up

Sunday, October 05, 2008

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½ kg string beans chopped finely
½ cup grated coconut
3 red chilies broken into bits
¼ teaspoon mustard seeds
A few curry leaves
Boil the beans for about 5 minutes with some water. Strain and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds. When they splutter add the red chilies and curry leaves and fry for a few seconds. Now toss in the boiled beans. Add salt and coconut and mix well. Stir-fry for a few minutes and then take down.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008


1 kg fresh prawns shelled and de-veined
2 medium sized onions chopped
2 teaspoons chilly powder
2 teaspoons cumin powder
2 teaspoons ginger garlic paste
2 tablespoons vinegar
Salt to taste
1 sprig curry leaves (optional)
2 tomatoes pureed
3 tablespoons oil

Wash the prawns well and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and add the curry leaves and onions and fry till light brown. Add the ginger garlic paste and sauté for a while. Add the chilly powder, cumin powder, pepper powder, tomato puree and salt and fry for some time. Add the prawns and the vinegar and mix well. Add a little more water and cook till the gravy is slightly thick and the prawns are cooked