Thursday, 15 February 2018

Egg Fried Rice | Kids lunch box Rice

Ho to prepare simple egg fried rice?


Egg Fried Rice | Kids lunch box Rice



Ingredients:- 
  • Cooked Basmati Rice - 2 Cup uncooked rice
  • Onion – 1 Big
  • Carrot - ½ Cup
  • Beans - ½ Cup
  • Spring Onion – ½ to ¾ cup
  • Egg - 3
  • Soya Sause - 2 Tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as needed
  • Pepper Powder


Preparation:- 
  • Cook the Basmati rice, it is better if you can cook the rice in advance. Add salt while cooking.
  • Heat a pan and oil into it, add sliced onion and sauté well.
  • Add Carrot and beans into the pan and saute, make sure to add required salt into the vegetable
  • Add egg into the vegetable mix and also add a little salt, ½ tsp pepper powder into it and mix well
  • Add cooked basmati rice into the pan and mix well
  • Add 2 Tbsp Soya Sauce, 1 Tsp pepper powder and spring onion into the rice and mix well
  • Serve it hot!


Cheers!!!
Minu

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Soft Phulka | Soft Pudina/Mint Phulka

How to prepare Soft pudina Phulka/Roti?


 Soft Phulka | Soft Pudina/Mint Phulka



Ingredients:-
  • Wheat Powder – 1 Cup
  • Pudina/Mint – 15 to 20 stump
  • Water - ¼ cup for grinding Pudina/Mint + 2Tbsp
  • Salt to taste


Preparation:-
  • Take a vessel and add wheat powder into it. Add Salt and mix it properly.
  • Pour Pudina paste into the wheat, while mixing add additional 2 Tbsp water little by little and knead it well
  • Transfer the dough into a closed vessel and keep it aside for 20 to 30 min
  • Make medium size balls to make phulka
  • Now take one of the balls and place it on a flat surface dusted with wheat flour. Using a rolling pin, roll the ball to a circular shape
  • Heat a Tawa and keep one phulka at a time and cook both sides
  • Once both sides are cooked for a min, by using clip take out the phulka and keep it directly over high flame. Flip over the phulka until it cook well.
  • Serve it hot with Vegetable or chicken curry!


Cheers!!!
Minu

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Varuthu Aracha Naadan Style Chicken Curry | Kerala Style Varuthu Aracha Chicken Curry

How to prepare Thenga Varuthu Aracha Naadan Style Chicken Curry?


 Varuthu Aracha Naadan Style Chicken Curry | Kerala Style Varuthu Aracha Chicken Curry


Ingredients:-

Chicken – ¾ KG
Onion – 3 to 4 medium size
Tomato – 1
Ginger – 2 Inch
Garlic – 15 pods
Green chilli – 2
Turmeric Powder – ½ Tsp
Chilli Powder – 2 Tsp
Coriander powder – 1 ½ Tbsp
Chicken Masala – 1 Tsp
Grated Coconut – ¾ Cup
Cardamom – 4
Cloves - 5 to 6
Cinnamon – Small piece
Fennel Seeds – 1 Tsp
Whole Pepper - 1 Tsp
Curry leaves as needed
Salt to taste
Oil as needed




Preparation:-
  • Chop onion, tomato, green chilli, ginger and also crush the garlic
  • Heat a Kadai and pour oil into it. Add Onion, Salt, Green chilli, Ginger, Garlic, Curry leaves and sauté well. 
  • Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and chicken masala into the Kadai and continue sautéing
  • Add tomato into the mixture and continue sautéing
  • Add chicken into the Kadai and mix well. 
  • Add a little water into it and cook
  • Heat another pan to fry the grated coconut
  • Pour little oil and continue to fry the coconut
  • Add Cardamom, Cloves, Cinnamon stick, Fennel seeds, Whole Pepper and curry leaves into the coconut and sauté well
  • Grind the fried coconut mixture to make a thick paste using a mixer and keep it aside
  • Pour the fried coconut paste into the cooked chicken and mix well. Once it starts boiling switch off the stove 
  • Serve it hot with Rice or Chappathi!


Cheers!!!
Minu

Sunday, 11 February 2018

Onion Chutney | Coconut Chutney

How to prepare Onion Chutney/Coconut Chutney?


Onion Chutney | Coconut Chutney


Ingredients:-
  • Grated Coconut - ½ Cup
  • Dried red chilli - 2
  • Curry leaves as required
  • Small Onion/Shallot – 2 pods
  • Salt as required

Preparation:-
  • Take a mixer jar and add grated coconut, dried red chilli, curry leaves, salt as needed and crush
  • After crushing a bit take out the jar and add small Onion/Shallot into it and crush well
  • Check the salt and add if required, healthy coconut chutney is ready to serve
  • Serve it with rice or dosa!
 
Cheers!!!
Minu

Friday, 9 February 2018

Mangalore Special Bun | Banana Puri

How to prepare spongy and sweet Mangalore Special Buns?



Mangalore Special Bun | Banana Puri



Ingredients:-
  • Maida – 1 Cup (150 ml)
  • Banana Robust- 1
  • Curd - 3 Tbsp
  • Baking Soda – ½ Tsp
  • Salt as required
  • Sugar – 1 to 2 Tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds – ½ Tsp
  • Ghee – ½ Tsp
  • Oil as required


Preparation:-
  • Take a mixer jar and add banana, curd, sugar and blend well
  • Take a big vessel and add Maida into it then add Cumin seeds, Salt and Baking soda and mix well
  • Pour the blended banana mixture into the Maida and knead well
  • Add little ghee into the mixture and again knead it well
  • Transfer the dough into a small bowl and add the balance ghee on top of it and cover it well. Keep the dough aside for 4 to 8 hours
  • After 4 to 8 hours open the cover and knead the dough again
  • Make medium size balls using the dough
  • Now take one of the balls and place it on a flat surface dusted with Maida flour.  Using a rolling pin, roll the ball to a circular shape
  • Take a pan and pour the oil to fry the bun
  • When one side is cooked flip it over to cook the other side
  • Serve it hot with chutney!

 
Cheers!!!
Minu

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Double Layer Pudding | Milk and Tender Coconut layered pudding

How to prepare Double Layer Pudding or Milk and Tender Coconut layered pudding?


Double Layer Pudding | Milk and Tender Coconut layered pudding



Ingredients:-

Layer 1
  • Cold water – ½ Cup
  • Gelatine- 1 Tbsp
  • Milk – 1 Cup
  • Milkmaid – ½ Cup


Layer 2

  • Cold water – 1 Cup
  • Gelatine- 2 Tbsp
  • Tender coconut water – 2 Cup
  • Sugar – 5 Tbsp


Preparation:-

Layer1

  • Take ½ cup water and mix 1 Tbsp gelatine and keep it aside
  • Take a pan and boil 1 cup milk. Add ½ cup milkmaid and mix well
  • Add Gelatine into the milk and stir well
  • Keep the vessel into a water to get it cool
  • Take another vessel to set the first layer. Pour the milk mixture into it and keep it in a fridge/freezer


Layer 2

  • Take 1 cup water and mix 2 Tbsp gelatine and keep it aside
  • Take another vessel with 2 cup tender coconut water and add 5 Tbsp Sugar
  • Double boil the gelatine by keeping the gelatine mixed bowl into a boiling water until it melts
  • Transfer the gelatine into the tender coconut mixed with sugar and stir well
  • Take out the first layer from the fridge/freezer, make sure first layer is set and soft before pouring the second layer mixture
  • Pour the tender coconut mixture on top of the first layer and then keep the vessel inside the fridge/freezer
  • Two layer pudding (Milk and Tender Coconut) is ready!


Cheers!!!
Minu