2020/03/29

FRIED CHICKEN



INGREDIENTS :

Chicken (chopped in small pieces) - 300 gms
Chilli powder - 2 tsps
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Chicken masala - 1 tsp
Lemon juice - 2 tsps
Rice bran oil required for deep frying.
Salt to taste


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Clean the chicken with turmeric powder well in water

2) Marinate the chicken with all the spice powders, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice and refrigerate for 1 hour.

3) Heat oil in a heavy pan. Once hot, deep fry them till golden brown.

Serve hot.

2020/03/24

SENAI KILANGU VARUVAL (ELEPHANT YAM FRY)

Hi,

Today, I am sharing a simple yet authentic recipe in all the households of Tamilnadu. Elephant Yam or Senai Kilangu( Tamil) is a tuber crop, rich in minerals. Few people may be allergic to it's peel, it may cause itching. To avoid itching, before peeling, use disposable or reusable gloves or just rub your palms well with Coconut oil. The Yam is rich in fibre, hence recommended for Diabetes diet.





INGREDIENTS :

Yam - 1 medium size or 300gms
Chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsps
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Asafoetida - 1 tsp
Salt to taste


METHOD OF PREPARATION:

1) Peal the yam and clean it well. Finely, chop it in small cubes.





2) Heat oil in a heavy bottomed kadai. Meanwhile, mix all the spices and salt to the cubed yam and mix well. Once hot, add yam and cover with a lid , leave it half open and cook till the yam is cooked roasted but not burnt. Cook in slow flame. Stir it, once 2 to 3 minutes. Once fried well, remove from the flame.



Serve hot with Rice.


2020/03/11

PEARL MILLET PORRIDGE / KAMBU KOOZH





Hi readers,

Today, I am sharing a simple yet healthy authentic recipe of every household in Tamilnadu, Kambu Koozh. Kambu/ Pearl millet is rich in proteins and vitamins and can be consumed all through the seasons. 




INGREDIENTS:

Kambu maavu / Pearl Millet flour - 5 ladles
Jaggery/ Karupaati - 250 gms
Whole spices - Elachi, Cloves, Cinnamon sticks- handful
Grated Coconut - 100 to 150 gms
Sufficient water.

METHOD OF PREPARATION:

1) Take 5 ladles of Pearl millet flour in a large bowl.




2) Add sufficient water and mix well to get a very thin batter without lumps.








3) Boil 5 cups of water in a heavy bottomed vessel.

  

4) Meanwhile, prepare jaggery syrup. 


5) Once the water boils, slowly mix the batter in the boiling water without any lumps as seen in the video. Continuous stirring is needed.




6) Cook in slow flame, once we feel the thickening consistency, add the jaggery syrup to the porridge and mix well.

7) Meanwhile, take the grated coconut and the spices.





8) Add the grated coconut with the spices to the porridge and cook till the consistency of porridge is reached. The Consistency shouldn't be watery or too thick, It has to be a bit thin consistency without any lumps.














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