Friday, February 8, 2013

CHICKEN GRAVY FOR TIFFIN


Ingredients:
Chicken – ½ kg
Onion – 2
Tomato – 2
Ginger+Garlic paste – 1 spoon
Turmeric powder – ½ spoon
Red Chilli powder – 1 spoon
Coriander powder – 1½ spoon
Coconut paster – 1½ tsp
Curry Leaves – Few
Coriander Leaves – Few

To Temper:
Fennel seeds – ½ spoon
Cinnamom Stick – Few
Cloves – 2
Bay leaves – 1

Method:
  • Heat a kadai in a stove and add gingerly oil and make it hot.
  • Then add the ingredients given in “To Temper”.
  • After this add onions and little salt and fry until the onions become translucent.
  • Then add tomatoes and make it very soft and merge with onions.
  • In this stage add ginger garlic paste and fry until you get nice aroma of it.
  • Add turmeric powder followed by red chilli and coriander powder to it and mix well.
  • By this stage add the cleaned chicken to this and required salt and mix it well.
  • Then add required water and make the chicken to cook for sometimes.
  • When the chicken is almost cooked, now add the grinded coconut paste to it and give it a boil.
Finally add curry leaves and coriander leaves and serve it hot with Idli, dosa, idiyappam and even rice.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

AUTHENTIC CHICKEN SOUP

Hi Friends,


I am entering the world of blogging after a long break to explore my cooking talent and also to share with my experience with you all......

Let me start with the Chicken Soup......

Ingredients:
Chicken bone pieces – 100gms
Shallots – 6 to 7
Tomato – 1 (Optional)
Garlic Flakes – 3 to 4
Turmeric Powder – ½ spoon
Pepper Powder – 1 spoon
Cumin Powder – 1 Spoon
Ginger+Garlic Paste – 1 Spoon (Optional)
Curry Leaves – Few
Coriander Leaves - Few
Water – 4 cups
Salt – As per taste

Method:
  • Crush Shallots and Garlic flakes a little and keep aside.
  • In a pressure cooker, add little oil and jeera seeds and made to crackle a little.
  • Then add crushed shallot and garlic to this and fry for sometime.
  • Add tomato and fry for sometimes.
  • Followed this add cleaned chicken bone piece and saut√© for sometime.
  • Add pepper powder, Cumin powder, Turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
  • Finally add curry and corander along with water and presuure cook it for two whistle.
Now Chicken Soup is ready to taste. Transfer this in a Soup bowl and Serve it hot.