Fish Sambhar

FISH SAMBHAR

Hello and welcome everyone to my cooking corner again. We want to eat different things in different seasons. Sometimes we crave for sweet dishes and sometimes for tangy ones. Today I had some fish in my fridge. And I thought of making a fusion recipe out of these given ingredients. So I made this recipe called Fish Sambhar. It tasted great with the goodness of fried fish and a tangy sambhar. It was liked by all. Hope you all will like it too. So here is the recipe—

Ingredients:-

  1. Boneless Fish(any type)-250 gms
  2. Toor Dal-250 gms
  3. Onion-1
  4. Tomatoes-2
  5. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  7. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  8. Sambhar Powder-2 tsp
  9. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  10. Tamarind Paste-2 tsp
  11. Salt-According to taste
  12. Lemon Juice-1 tsp
  13. Freshly chopped coriander-For garnish

For the tempering:-

  1. Curry Leaves- A few
  2. Asafoetida-A pinch
  3. Black Mustard-1 tsp
  4. Vegetable Oil-2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03148_20181031192937782.jpgWash and marinate the fish with some salt and turmeric powder and leave it for twenty minutes. Chop the onion, tomatoes, and coriander finely. Pressure cook the dal with salt and turmeric powder.

Step 2

Take a pan and shallow fry the fish. Now take a kadhai and add oil with the tempering ingredients. Add chopped onion and fry for three minutes. Add the tomatoes and fry it too for four minutes. Now add red chilly powder and coriander powder and fry it for two minutes. Now add dal and sambhar powder, tamarind paste and let it boil for three-four minutes. Lastly, add garam masala and water for the gravy and let it simmer for ten minutes.

Step 3

DSC03149_20181031192640806.jpg Now add in the fish pieces. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander and lemon juice.

Our Fish Sambhar is done. Serve it with steamed rice.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

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Spicy Aubergine

SPICY AUBERGINE

Hello and welcome to my corner again. Hope you all are doing fine. Aubergine is one of my favorite vegetables. According to me, it’s one of the tastiest recipes which is made very easily. I make varieties of it and every time I enjoy cooking this vegetable. Today I am sharing this recipe of Spicy Aubergines, a shallow-fried dish cooked in moderate spices which can be had as a side dish for lunch and dinner. I hope you will like it too. So the recipe is as follows—

Ingredients:-

  1. Aubergine(big) -2
  2. Onions- 1
  3. Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  4. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  8. Dry Mango Powder-1 tsp
  9. Salt-According to taste
  10. Mustard Oil-1 tbsp

Tempering:-

  1. Five Spice – 1/2 tsp
  2. Curry Leaves-1 tsp
  3. Mustard Oil – 1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

Wash, cut the aubergines into big slices and mix it with salt and turmeric powder. Keep it as such in a refrigerator for ten minutes.

Step 2

Take a pan, add oil to it along with the tempering ingredients. Now add onions and half-fry it. Add in the marinated aubergines. Fry it on high flame for two minutes simmering gradually.

DSC03061_20181021172827448.jpgStep 3

Now add all the above mentioned spices and fry again till the spices and aubergines are well fried and crunchy.

Our Spicy Aubergine is done. Serve it hot.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

Eggs In Fenugreek Sauce

EGGS IN FENUGREEK SAUCE

Hello friends.Welcome to my corner. Every day being homemakers, we have to think or research various recipes to cook which sometimes becomes very tiresome. We try to make dishes which are easier, healthier and also tastier. Out of other ingredients, eggs are generally available in all the households. And yesterday I had lots of fenugreek leaves in my kitchen. So today I’m going to share a recipe of Eggs In Fenugreek Sauce. It is really healthy as you can make it without oil. It’s very good for diabetics too as it reduces blood sugar levels, boosts testosterone and increases milk production in breastfeeding mothers. I hope you will like the recipe. So let’s start—

Ingredients:-

  1. Eggs -4
  2. Fenugreek leaves – 100 gms
  3. Onions -1
  4. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  5. Turmeric Powder -1 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  7. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  8. Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  9. Tomato Puree – 2 tbsp
  10. Milk – 1/2 cup
  11. Salt – According to taste

For the tempering:-

  1. Butter – 1 tsp
  2. Vegetable Oil – 1 tsp
  3. Cinnamon – 1
  4. Green Cardamom – 1

STEPS

Step 1

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Firstly boil the eggs. Fry them in oil. Chop the onions and fenugreek leaves. Blanch fenugreek leaves in water for five minutes and grind to make a paste.

Step 2

Take a pan. Add the tempering ingredients. Now add chopped onions and saute for a minute. Add ginger-garlic paste. Saute again. Now add all the spices and saute for a minute. Next, add the tomato puree and the fenugreek paste. Saute everything well and then add water for the gravy.

Step 3

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Add milk to the gravy. Simmer on medium flame for five minutes and lastly add the eggs to the curry. Garnish with fresh cream and cilantro though I have not used the latter here.

Note point– After frying the eggs make a slit in the eggs so that when dipped in gravy, the eggs absorb it.

Our Eggs In Fenugreek Sauce are done. Serve it.

Do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Chickpea Curry With Fenugreek And Curd

CHICKPEA CURRY WITH FENUGREEK AND CURD

A big hello and good morning to all my blogger friends. Today I will be making a very easy recipe of Chickpea With Fenugreek And Curd. It is very tasty and healthy with fenugreek leaves and curd which add an aroma to the dish along with giving it a sweet and tangy touch too. I hope you all will like this simple preparation of mine. The recipe is as follows:—

Ingredients:–

  1. Chickpea – 250 gms
  2. Fenugreek Leaves – 100 gms
  3. Curd – 50 gms
  4. Onion -1(big)
  5. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
  6. Tomatoes -2
  7. Red Chillies – 2
  8. Turmeric Powder -1 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  10. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  11. Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  12. Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  13. Salt – According to taste
  14. Vegetable Oil – 2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03009.jpgWash and soak the chickpeas overnight. Boil them till done. Chop the onions and green chilies. Wash and soak the tomato in hot water. Wash and cut the fenugreek leaves and grind them with the boiled tomato and a green chilly.

Step 2

Take a kadhai and add oil along with the tempering ingredients. Add the chopped onions and ginger-garlic paste and fry for a minute. Now add the spices, turmeric powder, red chilly powder,coriander-cumin powder,garam masala, and the fenugreek and tomato paste and saute for three minutes. When the masalas seem cooked add in some whipped curd and water and let the dish simmer for four minutes. Garnish it with chopped cilantro.

DSC03006.jpgOur Chickpea Curry With Fenugreek And Curd is done. Serve it with tandoori rotis or vegetable fried rice.

Everyone do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

 

 

 

Prawn In Mustard Gravy

PRAWN IN MUSTARD  GRAVY

Hello everyone and welcome to my corner once again. We all are generally on the lookout to find new recipes and dishes which have never been made before and which are really good. Some of us are non-vegetarians and out of the non-vegetarian category, most of us like to eat prawns. Prawn curry is made in a number of ways out of which one of the best recipes is the Goan prawn curry. Today I have prepared prawn in a mildly spiced mustard gravy with garlic and curry leaf tempering. I liked the dish, hope you too like it. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-For marination of prawn-

  1. Salt-A pinch
  2. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  3. Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  4. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp

For the curry-

  1. Prawn(medium-sized)-150 gms
  2. Yellow Mustard Paste-2 tbsp
  3. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  4. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  5. Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  6. Tomato Puree-2 tbsp
  7. Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Cumin Powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  10. Water-for the gravy

For the tempering:

  1. Five Spice-1/2 tsp
  2. Cumin-1/2 tsp
  3. Dry Curry Leaves-A few
  4. Vegetable Oil-2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

DSC02945_20181010153515674.jpgWash and marinate the prawns with some salt, turmeric, red chilly powder, and garlic paste. Leave it covered for ten minutes.

Step 2

Take a pan and shallow fry the prawns on medium heat for three minutes.

Step 3

DSC02948_20181010153205396.jpgNow take a wok and add tempering ingredients. Next, add garlic paste, turmeric, red chilly,coriander-cumin powder, tomato puree,garam masala and fry it for a minute. Now add mustard paste and cook it for one to two minutes. Finally, add water to make the gravy and add in the fried prawns. Simmer it for a while. Lastly when the dish cools mix in one teaspoon of lemon juice.

Our Prawn In Mustard Gravy is done.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living. And to all my Indian blogger friends, a very happy Durga Puja.

Sauteed Duck With Spicy Beaten Rice

SAUTEED DUCK WITH SPICY BEATEN RICE

Hello and welcome dear friends to my corner again. Today I’ll be sharing a delectable, delicious and a very special, creative idea of Sauteed Duck With Spicy Beaten Rice. The idea for this recipe came to me while going through a household magazine which had the recipe of duck meat. I gave the dish a slight twist to come up with this idea of a combo dish of the duck meat with spiced beaten rice. The duck meat is really so flavorful and juicy you can’t put it down. And the spiced beaten rice here really does the tango. A really mouthwatering idea which is a hit one according to me. So let’s start with the recipe—

Ingredients:-For the sauteed duck

  1. Duck(curry cut)-250 gms
  2. Onions-3
  3. Ginger-garlic paste-1 tsp
  4. Tomato Puree-2 tbsp
  5. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  7. Mutton Masala-1 tsp
  8. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  9. Dry Mango Powder-1/2 tsp
  10. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  11. Salt-According to taste

For the spiced beaten rice-

  1. Beaten Rice(thick variety)-200 gms
  2. Onions-1
  3. Green Chillies-2
  4. Peanut and Cashew-1/2 tbsp each
  5. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Homemade Garam Masala-1 tsp
  8. Salt-According to taste
  9. Dry Mango Powder-1/2 tsp
  10. Lemon Juice-1/2 tsp

For the tempering:-

  1. Vegetable oil-2 tbsp
  2. Ghee-2 tbsp
  3. Bay leaf-2
  4. Assorted Whole Garam Masalas like big and small cardamom, whole pepper, cinnamon,cloves-1 tsp

STEPS

Step 1

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Sauteed Duck

To make the sauteed duck, wash and rub turmeric and salt in it. Keep aside. Chop the onions and green chilies roughly.

Step 2

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Spicy Beaten Rice

Take a pan and add all the tempering ingredients. Now add the chopped onions and chilies and fry for two-three minutes. Next, add ginger-garlic paste and the marinated duck. Fry for ten minutes and add the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder, mutton masala,garam masala, and fry. Next, add the tomato puree. Give everything a good mix and fry finally for four minutes before adding water. You need not add too much of oil in this recipe as on frying the duck meat gives out a lot of oil on its own.

Step 3

DSC02466 (1).jpgNow add enough water and pressure cook the meat or alternately cook it in a pan but the second option would be more time-consuming. On cooking it in a cooker the dish would be ready after two-three whistles or you may cook it till done.

Our Sauteed Duck is ready. Serve it with vegetable biryani, peas pulao or breads of your choice apart from serving it in the way as given here.

Garnish with salted and semi-fried capsicum and raisins. You may though garnish it according to your wish.

Serve it with plain or tempered beaten rice or poha.

For the spicy beaten rice

Step 1

Take a pan and add some vegetable oil to it. Add the chopped onions and fry. Add the peanuts and cashews and fry again for a minute. Now add the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, homemade garam masala, coriander powder and a pinch of sugar and fry everything well before adding the washed and squeezed beaten rice. Saute everything well for three minutes. Lastly, add the dry mango powder and some lemon juice. You may pour one spoonful of ghee for better taste.

Our Spicy Beaten Rice is done. Garnish it with grated fresh coconut and cilantro. It can be had as an accompaniment or completely as one proper dish with duck stew or potato-coconut curry.

Friends do try the recipes at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

 

 

 

 

Brinjal In Curd And Almond Sauce

BRINJAL IN CURD AND ALMOND SAUCE

Hello friends.Welcome to my cooking corner again. Today I’m going to share a very quick curry recipe with you all of Brinjal in curd and almond sauce. It is a wholesome, tasty and healthy treat for everyone who loves a classic taste and who does not want to spend too much time in the kitchen. The dish is creamy and carries a wonderful flavor to pep up your mood and make you smile. So let’s start with its making—

Ingredients:-

  1. Brinjal-250 gms
  2. Curd-1 cup
  3. Onions-2
  4. Almond-10
  5. Ginger-Garlic(cut into pieces)-1 tsp
  6. Turmeric Powder- 1 tsp
  7. Red Chilly Powder- 1 tsp
  8. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  9. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  10. Tomato Puree-1 tbsp
  11. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

For Garnish-Freshly chopped cilantro and fresh cream.

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-5383.JPGWash and make a slit on the brinjals. It’s preferable to use small variety ones. Chop the onions, green chilies, and cilantro. Make a paste of onions and almonds.

Step 2

Take a pan, add oil to it. Shallow-fry the brinjals. Now add in the chopped ginger-garlic and the spice set,i.e, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder,garam masala and tomato puree and fry it for a minute. When the spices are half browned add the onion-almond paste and again fry for a minute.

Step 3

IMG-5387.JPGNow add the fried brinjals and saute again before adding water for the gravy. Let the curry simmer for five minutes and lastly, add some beaten curd. Simmer again for two minutes. Switch the gas off and garnish with chopped cilantro and fresh cream.

Our Brinjal In Curd And Almond Sauce is done. Serve it with chapatis, steamed rice, lentil or bread of your choice.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!