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Monday, January 23, 2012

Momos at your service

Preparation for two
· 2 cups flour
· Salt to taste
· Water
· 2 eggs
· 1 cup onion chopped very fine
· 1 /2 capsicum chopped
· 1 cup tomatoes chopped
· 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
· 1 tbsp chili powder
· 1 tsp turmeric powder
· Coriander leaves as required
· Salt to taste
· 3 tbsps vegetable/ sunflower cooking oil

Method to prepare
· Mix the flour and salt to taste and add a little water at a time to make stiff dough.
· Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onions till translucent. Add the ginger & garlic paste and fry till it begins to turn golden.
· Add the capsicum chopped and fry it turns into dark green.
· Break the eggs and stir ,now add the chopped tomatoes , coriander leaves and turmeric powder , chili powder , coriander leaves and finally salt
· Cook till the egg is done
· Divide the dough into equal-sized balls and roll into very thin circles of roughly 4" diameter.
· Dab a tiny bit of water on the edges of the circle. Put a tablespoon-full of egg masala stuff in the centre of each circle. Fold the edges over the stuff and pinch and twist to seal or fold the Momo in half (into a semi-circular shape) and pinch the edges shut. Get as creative as you like with shapes, as long as you make sure to seal the edges well.
· Place the Momos in a steaming dish and cook for 10-15 minutes.
· Serve the hot momos with white spicy sauce or with tomato sauce.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012


I have been honoured with 2nd award from some of my wonderful blogger friends. Thanks a lot to one and all who passed this award to me.
I am honoured with 'Liebster' award by MS. PRATHIBA SREJEETH from COOK-EZEE.
COOK-EZEE is wonderful blog and I wish everyone to visit and follow this blog to check the innovative and exceptional recipes. For the beginner it is one best blog I recommend and for the experts one best blog to discover and add new recipes to their account. I thank Prathibha heartily for passing this award .
'Liebster' means favourite or dearest in German.

Rules for accepting the award:

- Thank the person who gave the award and link back to their blog

.- Copy and paste the award to your blog.

- Reveal the 5 blogs you have chosen to award

let them know by commenting on their blog.- Hope they pass it forward by accepting and awarding it to bloggers they would like to honour
I would like to share this award with my blogger friends, the five best blog I wanted to pass this award and they are as follow.
1. Arathi @yummytummy
2. Nalini @nalini’skitchen
3. Smitha @kannada cuisine
4. Leena @nammasaviruchi
5. Sangeetha @sangeeta’s kitchen

Chicken Fiery

(Simple to prepare / spicy chicken)
Preparation for 2

Ingredient Required
Chicken boneless: 10 -12 pieces
Hung Curd: 1 cup
Turmeric powder: 1 tbsp
Chilli powder: 2 tbsp
Chicken masala powder: 2-3 tbsp (preferably homemade Chicken masala powder)
Oil: 4-6 tbsp
Salt: as per the requirement
Garlic clove: thin sliced
Ginger: thin sliced
Curry leaves: few

How to prepare?
Wash the chicken and marinate with below ingredients
Hung curd,
Turmeric powder,
Chilli powder,
Chicken masala
Mix well and keep in the refrigerator for more than one hour
Heat the sauce pan, add the oil on medium flame fry the ginger / garlic and curry leave.
Now place the marinated /chilled chicken pieces one by one.
To avoid burning add little water and close lid for 10 minutes on high flame.
Switch off stove once the water get dried and chicken is roasted along with masala.
Garnish it with sliced onions and serve hot.

Saturday, January 7, 2012


· Crab: Medium Sizes 5 -6 ( after clean wash marinate it with little salt and turmeric powder)
· Onion: 2 medium sizes chopped
· Mango: 1 small chopped (if not available you can add green tomatoes)
· Garlic: 15- 20 cloves
· Ginger: 1 – 2 tbsp. crushed
· Coconut: ½ coconuts grated
· Turmeric powder: 1/2 tbsp
· Salt according to taste
· Oil: 3 – 4 tbsp

Ingredients for Masala Paste:
· Long red chillies (badige Menasu): 9-10
· Coriander Seeds: 1/2 cup (equal to 8 tbsp)
· Black Peppercorns: ¼ cup (equal to 4 tbsp)
· Clove and cinnamon stick; 4- 5
· Poppy seeds: ½ spoons

Fry above masala ingredient one by one in a frying pan and keep aside.
Now grind them into medium paste by adding
Coconut, Onion: ½ chopped, Crushed ginger, Garlic 10 cloves, turmeric powder and water.

In cooking pan put oil add onion chopped followed by crushed garlic sauté until it turns pink.
Now add the washed marinated crab, pour the chopped green tomatoes and keep it on a boil for about 10 minutes.
Now once the crab is cooked properly add the masala paste, salt and water (according to the consistency)
Cook the crab in masala mix for about 10- 15 minutes. Let the crab get sealed in the masala very well.

Crab Splendour (Crab Masala) is ready to eat.
Serve it with hot dosa or chapatti.