Sunday, February 14, 2010


I have received this TOFAS (Tokens Of Apprecitaion ) & Spread the cheers from "ASRA"...ASHAON KA .Thank you very much for this award dear.I am very happy to receive this TOFAS.

I wish to share TOFAS with...

1.Swapna Sree at SwapnaSridhar
2.priya at Priyas Recipes
3. Raje at Veggie Haven
4.Gulmohar at Collaborative Curry
5.Jagruti at Joy of Cooking
6. vineetha at RUCHI
7.Sushma Mallya at Authentic Food Delights
8.Sumathikarthikeyan at ammavin-adupankarai

Happy Valentines Day!!!



I have recieved this awards from Anu at Anu's yummy recipes. Thank you very much for this awards.I am very happy to recieve this awards...

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Coriander/Cilantro chutney

We all know about coriander chutney moreover....but i wish share a my grandma's prep...I like it very much....And I wish to share....


Coriander leaf - 1 cup ( Washed and stem removed)
Shallots - 10 nos (peeled and chopped)
Tomato - 1 chopped
Red chilly - 3
mint leaf - 5 nos
Garlic - 3 nos peeled
Chana dal - 1 sp
Urad dal ( whole ) - 1 sp
Coriander seeds - 1 sp
cumin seeds - 1 sp
Tamarind (optional ) - just piece
Coconut grated - 5 sp
salt to taste

For Garnish :

oil - 2 sp
mustard seed - 1sp
urad dal (splitted ) - 1sp
Curry leaf - 2-3


1.Fry chanadal,uraddal,corainder seed,cumin seed, red chilly until slight golden brown kept aside.
2.Fry Corainder leaf and mint leaf until leaf shrinks.
3.Heat oil in pan add shallots,tomato,garlic fry until raw smell goes.
4.Put all 1,2,3 in blender with coconut and salt ,blend it to smooth or chutney consistency.
5.Heat oil add urad dal and mustard ..after splutter add curry leaf garnish ..serve with rice,dosa ,Idly

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Am Back with Spicy Pepper Chicken

I took a long break in blogging...and am come back with a boost:)

Pepper chicken Dry....


chicken - 250 gm
Medium size onion -1 (finely chopped)
Tomato - 1 (finely chopped)
Green chilly -2 chopped
Whole garam Masala (Cardamom- 3,Cinnamon -2 ,Cloves -3,Bay leaf -2)
Turmeric pwdr - 1 spn
Chilly pwdr -1 spn
Corainder pwdr - 2 spn
Cumin pwdr - 1/2 spn
Pepper corn - 10- 15 crushed
Corainder leaf - 1 bunch chopped
Ginger garlic paste - 1 spn
mint leaf - if u wish ( I prefer )
Curry leaf - 1 stem
oil -2 spn
Mustard -1 spn
cumin - 1spn
Salt as per ur taste

Method :

1.Wash chicken well.
2.Heat oil in heavy bottomed pan.
3.Add mustard and cumin seeds.Add Whole Garam Masala .When starts splutter add chopped onions and curry leaf fry until golden brown.
4.Add ginger garlic paste , tomato fry till raw smell leave..Add all spices ...and fry for a minute.
5.Add chicken and fry till all spices coat well.Adjust seasoning with salt.
6.Cover and simmer for 10 -15 mins . Cook until chicken almost done .
7.Leave until full dry if u need else u can garnish with corainder leaf and switch off.
8.Server hot with roti,dosa,rice or paratha

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