Fish Raita

FISH RAITA

Hello and welcome to my cozy cooking corner again.Raita is a common side dish of India.A proper and satisfying meal doesnot exclude raita from it.We make various raitas all over India like cucumber raita,mixed fruit and vegetable raita,onion and tomato raita,palak and sweet corn raita and others. Today I had some fish in my refrigerator and I decided to do something new with it.So I made this fish raita.I have taken basa fish for it.This recipe is a very simple version of making raitas with a medley of our regular spices and ingredients.It’s healthy, tasty and very easy.Come, let’s start with it’s making—

Ingredients:

  1. Boneless Fish-4 pieces
  2. Curd-300 gms
  3. Potato(boiled)-1
  4. Roasted and crushed peanuts-1 tbsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  6. Dry Mango Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Black Pepper Powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Black Mustard Powder-1 tsp
  9. Dried Mint-A pinch
  10. Chat Masala-A pinch
  11. White and Black Salt-According to taste

STEPS

Step 1

20190715_140924_20190715142726977.jpgWash and cut the fish fillet in pieces.I have used basa variety here though you can try others too. Marinate it with salt, black pepper powder, red chilly powder, dry mango powder, and shallow fry it till golden and crisp. Boil and cut the potato into small pieces. Shallow fry it too by adding chat masala,red chilly powder. Roast the peanuts and crush them coarsely.

Step 2

20190715_135132_20190715142926160.jpgNow take the curd in a bowl and beat it with a beater. Add in some sugar if it is too sour. Add black salt, black pepper, dried mint, black mustard powder, chat masala and mix well.

Step 3

Mix the peanuts, potatoes and fried fish in the curd.

20190715_140927_20190715142817757.jpgNotepoint—You can add a tadka of black mustard,curry leaves,chopped ginger,chopped green chillies too to make the raita better still though it is optional and I have not done so.

Our Fish Raita is done. Serve it with biryanis or tandoori rotis and dal tadka.

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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Fish Curry With Buttermilk

FISH CURRY WITH BUTTERMILK

Hello and welcome to my cooking corner again. Today I will share a new version of fish curry which is made in buttermilk and curd, with mild spices and lots of taste. It is a very healthy dish and can be made without oil too. It is a creative twist to making fish curries which can be made in many ways, this being one of them. I hope you guys will like it. So let’s start—

Ingredients:-For the fish marination:-

  1. Fish Fillet-250 gms
  2. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  3. Salt-According to taste

For the fish gravy:-

  1. Onions-2
  2. Green Chillies-3
  3. Ginger-Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  4. Buttermilk-1cup
  5. Fresh Curd-2 tbsp
  6. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Garam Masala-1/2  tsp
  9. Fish Masala-1/2 tsp
  10. Sugar-A pinch

For the tempering:-

  1. Vegetable Oil-For frying
  2. Curry Leaves-6
  3. Cumin and Black Mustard-1/2 tsp

For Garnish:-Freshly chopped coriander(optional).

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03743.jpgWash and marinate the fillets with salt and turmeric. Chop the onions and green chilies finely. Shallow fry the fillets nicely. Add the curd in the buttermilk along with sugar and mix well.

Step 2

Take a pan. Add the tempering ingredients. Now, add in the chopped onions and green chilies. Fry for two minutes. Now add the ginger-garlic paste. Fry again. Now add the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder,garam masala, fish masala and fry again. Now add the buttermilk and let it boil for two minutes.

Step 3

DSC03744.jpgNow add in the fried fish. Simmer on low heat. You can garnish it with freshly chopped coriander though it is optional.

DSC03748.jpgOur Fish Curry With Buttermilk is done. Serve it with steamed rice, fried potato chips, and chilly fritters.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fish Kadhi

FISH KADHI

Hello and welcome to my cooking corner again. Today I am going to share a recipe of Fish Kadhi. I think it is a simple, fulfilling dish which is best served with plain rice. I made it today for my daughter, Ambika who is very fond of kadhis. It is really a good one to be had at lunch and I hope you will make it too. It can be made with any fish, preferably fillets but here I have used a fish called Shrimp Scad. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-

  1. Shrimp Scad(or any other fish)-1
  2. Gram Flour-50 gms
  3. Curd-200 gms
  4. Onion-1
  5. Green Chillies-2
  6. Salt-According to taste
  7. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Asafoetida-A pinch
  10. Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp each
  11. Garam Masala-1/2 tsp

For the tempering:-

  1. Cumin and Black Mustard-A pinch
  2. Bay Leaf-1
  3. Asafoetida-A pinch
  4. Cinnamon-A small stick
  5. Clove-2
  6. Cardamom-1
  7. Vegetable Oil-2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

Wash and marinate the fish with salt and turmeric powder. Finely chop the onion and green chilies. Take curd in a bowl and beat it well with a beater adding some water. Check the curd and see that if it is slightly tangy, add a pinch of sugar or if it is too fresh then mix in a pinch of salt.

Step 2

DSC03401_20181217214137174.jpgTake a pan and add all the tempering ingredients in it. Add finely chopped onion and green chilies and fry till onions are browned. Now add the spices that are, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder and lastly garam masala and saute for a minute. Then add gram flour and saute it also for half or one minute. Now add the beaten curd to the pan and keep stirring on a low or medium flame for two minutes. Let the kadhi simmer for two more minutes and then add the fish in it.

Our Fish Kadhi is done. Garnish it with chopped cilantro or kasuri methi. Serve it with steamed rice,potato-fenugreek stir fry, and some lemon wedges.

Friends do try the recipe. Share your comments and feedback. Till then have a great week. Healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Dhokla Idli Chat

 DHOKLA IDLI CHAT

Hello everyone.Welcome once again to my cooking corner. Today I’ll be sharing a quick and tasty recipe which has two fun ingredients idli and dhokla combined together with potato and panir and lots of drizzlers, red and green chutney to make an awesome perfect brunch or snack dish, so lively so fresh. So let’s start with this amazing snack—

Ingredients:-

  1. Idli-3
  2. Dhokla-3
  3. Curd-250 gms
  4. Potato-1
  5. Panir-100 gms
  6. Salt-According to taste
  7. Sugar-A pinch
  8. Dry Mango Chutney-2 tbsp
  9. Cilantro and Mint green chutney-2 tbsp
  10. Raw Peanuts-2 tbsp
  11. Green Chillies-2
  12. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  13. Chat Masala-1 tsp
  14. Black Pepper Powder-A pinch
  15. Fresh Chopped Cilantro-For garnish

For the tempering:-(Optional)

  1. Black Mustard-1 tsp
  2. Asafoetida-A pinch

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03137.jpgTo prepare the chat firstly make idli and dhokla separately. Beat the curd and add salt, sugar and some red chilly powder. Shallow fry the peanuts.

Step 2

DSC03132.jpgPeel, chop and blanch the potatoes. Chop cilantro and green chilies. Make the sweet chutney along with the cilantro-mint green chutney. Cut the panir in cubes. Shallow fry them with the potato. Cut the idlis and dhoklas in four parts.

Step 3

DSC03133.jpgNow its time to assemble the dish. To do so, take a bowl. Add in the idli with the dhokla. Now add in the potatoes, panir, peanuts and sprinkle chat masala, black pepper powder, salt, red chilly powder all over. Lastly drizzle over the curd, dry mango chutney, green chutney and garnish it well with chopped cilantro and green chilies. You can also add the tempering of black mustard and asafoetida though I have not done so here.

Our  Dhokla Idli Chat is ready. Serve it.

Friends 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!!!

 

 

 

 

Pan-Fried Chicken Breasts With Mustard Sauce, Curd, And Green Paste

PAN-FRIED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH MUSTARD SAUCE, CURD, AND GREEN PASTE

Hello everyone and welcome to my corner again. I am a health-conscious person and being a non-vegetarian, I too prefer making chicken recipes more than mutton. Though pan-fried or roasted chicken can be made in a number of ways but this recipe, Pan-Fried Chicken Breasts With Mustard Sauce, Curd And Green Paste which I made yesterday turned out great. I really liked it and hope you will do so too. So here is the recipe—

Ingredients:—

  1. Chicken Breasts -250 gms
  2. Curd -200 gms
  3. Green Chutney 2 tbsp
  4. Dijon Mustard Paste -1 tbsp
  5. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  6. Red Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  8. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  9. Tandoori Chicken Masala – 1 tsp
  10. Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  11. Dry Mango Powder – 1/2 tsp
  12. Salt – According to taste
  13. Vegetable Oil – 2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-5428.JPGWash and make slits on the chicken breasts.

Step 2

Make a marination sauce of curd, green chutney, dijon mustard, turmeric, red chilly, cumin powder,ginger-garlic paste, tandoori masala,garam masala, dry mango powder, salt, and coat the breasts in it well. Leave it overnight for best results.

Step 3

IMG-5426.JPG Heat a heavy-bottomed and shallow-fry the breasts till soft and done.

Our Pan Fried Chicken Breasts With Mustard Sauce And Green Paste is done. It can be served with vegetable and fruit salad, mayo, lemon wedges or any dip of your choice.

  Try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then happy cooking, healthy living. Take care.

 

 

 

 

Potato Curry With Green Chutney And Curd

POTATO CURRY WITH GREEN CHUTNEY AND CURD

Hello everyone.Welcome to my corner again. Every day we are in search for recipes which can be made quickly and easily with simple ingredients and surely depend on the veggie potato which is a regular ingredient of generally every kitchen of the world. Potato is of many types and is loved, cooked in any form by generally everyone. We make many recipes with it, some of which are baked, fried, roasted, sauteed but each of them is delicious enough. Today I’m sharing with you a very easy, handy recipe of Potato Curry With Green Chutney And Curd. The dish has curd and green chutney adding a special flavor to it along with being healthy. I hope you will like it and you can try it when you are out of other veggies in your stock. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-

  1. Potatoes- 250 gms
  2. Curd- 1 cup
  3. Onions- 2
  4. Turmeric Powder- 1 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder- 1 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder- 1 tsp
  7. Garam Masala- 1 tsp
  8. Tomato Puree- 1 tbsp
  9. Salt- According to taste

For the tempering:-

  1. Cumin and Black Mustard- 1 tsp
  2. Bay Leaf- 2
  3. Asafoetida- A Pinch
  4. Cinnamon-1
  5. Green Cardamom-1
  6. Vegetable Oil- 2 tbsp

STEPS

STEP 1 

DSC02928_20181005005746891.jpgWash, peel and cut the potatoes into medium-sized pieces. Blanch them. Chop the onions.

Step 2

Take a pan and add the tempering ingredients to it. Add the chopped onions and fry for three-four minutes. Now add the blanched potatoes and fry for the same time again. Next add the spice mix, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder,garam masala, salt and tomato puree and fry for two minutes.

Step 3

DSC02923_20181005010259679.jpgNow add some green chutney(I have mentioned the recipe of green chutney in my other blog, you may refer it from there). Stir well and mix everything nicely. Add water and whipped curd for the gravy. Simmer for two minutes before finally switching the gas off.

Our dish of Potato Curry With Green Chutney And Curd is ready to be served. It is best done so with pulaos, chapatis, paranthas or bread.

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