Uppumavu

Author: admin  //  Category: Break Fast

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INGREDIENTS

Rava – 1 cup
Green chillies – 4/5 nos
Ginger – A small piece
Onion(medium) – 1 no
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – 2 stems
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Salt – As reqd
Coconut oil – 3 tbsp
Cashew – 6/7 nos
Raisins – 7 nos

METHODS

1)Chop onion, chillies and ginger.

2)Take a vessel or pan and heat rawa,Saute till it becomes golden brown.

3)Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

4)Splutter mustard seeds.

5)Add onion, green chillies, ginger, curry leaves and saute for 5 mins.

6)Add 2 glasses of water into this along with turmeric powder and salt.

7)Let the water boil.

8)When it boils, add the fried rava into it and stir it continously for 3-5

mins.

:- Do not make it dry, add boiled water if you want to make it loose..
its more tasty when its not dry…

:- Serve hot.

:- If you want, you can add cashews and raisins. Those who have cholesterol better avoid cashews.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary

Kadala Curry

Author: admin  //  Category: Break Fast, Vegetarian

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INGREDIENTS

Kadala – 1 cup
Ginger/Garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
Onion – 2 nos
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Chilly Powder – 2 tsp
Chicken Masala powder – 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder – 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/8 tsp
Salt – to taste
Tomatoes – 1 nos
Corriander Leaves – 1 stem
Mustard Seed – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 1 tbsp

METHOD

1) Cook channa with salt in a pressure cooker.

2) Heat oil in a pan,sputter mustard Seeds.

2)Add ginger and garlic paste and stir till brown.

3)Add chopped onions and stir, till onions are cooked.

4)Add coriander powder,Turmeric Powder,garam masala powder,Chilly Powder,Chicken Masala powder and stir, till the smell of masala powder comes out.

5)Add chopped tomatoes stir well, till the tomatoes blend well.

6)Add the cooked channa or Kadala to the masala.

7)Add salt and stir well.

8)You may add more water, if required.

9To make the gravy thick add corn starch to the curry this is optional.

Easy method for cooking Kadala

1) Cook the Channa along with all the ingredients in a pressure cooker and when the gravy become thick.

2) Add the sputter mustard seeds and fried Onion to the Curry as garnishing.

:- Serve it after garninshing with curry leaves or cilantros.

:- This dish will go fine with Puttu,Appam,Palappam,Iddiyappam etc.

Recipe by
Kiran Mary

AWARDS

Author: admin  //  Category: AWARDS

I am Really thankful to my fellow blogger Pooja http://poojas-kitchen.blogspot.com/ for presenting me this awards.Was really surprised to see this.This Awards gave me Energy to keep on uploading my Recipes to my site,Was really an Encouragement for me.

I am Sharing the Awards here.

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About Myself

Am a Family Oriented Girl , A lover of music , Loves Travelling ,Love writing, Started loving Cooking recently.
If u need to know more about me then you need to ask my Husband, he can tell you more about me.

Here are my answers for the Questions.

1. What is your current obsession?
Laziness is my obsession.

2. What are you wearing today?
Shirt and a Pants

3. What’s for dinner?
Carrot rice and beef Curry.

4. What’s the last thing you bought?
A Cute Chain which my hubby bought it for me and Honey.

5. What are you listening to right now?
A nice song from the film Mullavalliyum Theenmaavum.

6. What do you think about the persons who tagged you?
A Great Chef,Talented,Enthusiastic,Creative ,More and more a wonderful Person.
Keep going on with ur blog. Good Luck.

7. If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
In a peaceful place where i can see beach from my house,also with a great lawn with all kind of flowers and fruits.

8. What are your must-have pieces for summer?
Some cool dresses.

9. If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour, where would you go?
To Caribbean

10. Which language do you want to learn?
Chinese – ching chang chu…….

11. What’s your favorite quote?
“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too” -Paulo Cohelo

12. Who do you want to meet right now?
Off course My Parents

13. What is your favorite color?
Sky Blue,Navy Blue, almost all tints of Blue, White, Black.

14. What is your favorite piece of clothing in your own closet?
My Wedding Saree.

15. What is your dream job?
To be a CEO of my own Company.

16. What’s your favorite magazine?
I will read whatever i feel like to read at that particular moment.

17. If you had $100 now, what would you spend it on?
A gift for my Hubby.

18. What do you consider a fashion faux pas?
I will try whatever suits me, and make me comfortable.

19. Who are your style icons?
Don’t have any style Icons.

20. Describe your personal style?
Whatever suits me, and make me comfortable.

21. What are you going to do after this?
Need to cook something for Dinner.

22. What are your favorite movies?
Some Good old Mallu Movies.

23. What are three cosmetic/makeup/perfume products that you can’t live without?
My Lakme Eye Liner,Lakme Lipstick, Bulgari Perfume.

24. What inspires you?
My Hubby inspires me and supports me for what ever i do.

25. Give us three styling tips that always work for you.
A sweet smile on my face and in my Eye.

26. Coffee or tea?
Coffee

28. What do you do when you are feeling low or terribly depressed?
Will hear music,Will talk with my hubby.

29. What is the meaning of your name?
Sun Light,Sun Rays. Yes as My name implies i will be a light of my Life,also God has made me as the Light of this world. 😉

30. Which other blogs you love visiting?
I love My fellow Blogger visiting my blog and leaving wonderful coments.
I really Appreciate it.

31. Favorite Dessert/Sweet?
-Icecream(Sunday)

32. Favorite Season?
Summer/Spring

33. If I come to your house now, what would u cook for me?
Whatever u like most.

34. What would you do, if you crave something sweet in the late night?
Cake/ice cream

35 .”Which food item do you enjoy cooking the most?”
What ever my Hubby Likes.

37.A diet tip ?
Eat less Rice and Have more side dishes. Also eat more fruits.

The Kreative blog award comes with certain rules. The rules are:

1. You must thank the person who has given you the award.
2. Copy the logo and place it in your blog.
3. Link to the person who has nominated you for the award.
4. Name seven things about yourself that people might find interesting.
5. Nominate 7 other Kreative bloggers.
6. Post links to 7 blogs you nominate.
7. Leave a comment on each of the blog to let them know they have been nominated by you.

Add a question of your own, Rework and Reward and have fun!
And I would like it to share it with my following fellow bloggers.

1) http://easyntastyrecipes.blogspot.com/ :- Yasmeen
2) http://poojas-kitchen.blogspot.com/ :- Pooja
3) http://frommymotorhometoyours.blogspot.com/ :-
4) http://felicekitchen.blogspot.com/ :- Felice

Carrot Thoran

Author: admin  //  Category: Vegetarian

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INGREDIENTS

1) Carrot – 3 Nos
2) Grated Cocconut – 1/2 Cup
3) Chilly Powder – 1/4 tsp
4) Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
5) Mustard Seeds – 3/4 tsp
6) Green Chilly – 5 nos
7) Turmeric Powder – 4 pinch
8) Shallots – 5 nos
9) Garlic Pods – 4 nos
10) Curry Leaf – 1 stem
11) Oil – 2 tsp
12) Salt – to taste

DIRECTIONS

1) Heat the oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds ,allow it to splutter.

2) Add the finely chopped Carrot to the oil.Saute it for about 5 minutes.

3) Grind the Grated Coconut,turmeric powder,cumin seeds,Garlic Pods,Green Chilly,Shallots and Chilly Powder in another pan.

4) Add the grinded mixture to the Carrot in heating pan.

5) Add 1/4 cup of water to the pan and saute it well for about 2 mins and close the pan with a lid and leave it for about 15 mins.

6) Add the curry Leaves.

7) Stir well till all water evaporates.

:- Serve the dish after garnishing with Curry Leaf Stem.

This dish will go fine with Rice.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary.

Sweet Rice Balls (Kozhukatta)

Author: admin  //  Category: Break Fast

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INGREDIENTS

1) Rice Flour – 1 cups
2) Grated Coconut – 4 tSP
3) Hot Water – 1/4 Cup
4) Salt – 1/4 tsp
5) Oil – 2 tbsp

For making the Core of Kozhikatta

Sweet Coconut Mixture

1) Grated Coconut – 1/2 Cup
2) Grated Jagery – 1/2 Cup
3) Cardamom Powder- 1/2 tsp

PREPARATIONS:

1) Sift together Rice flour, and salt.
2) Mix all the Ingredients and make it a soft dough (similar to chappathi dough).I added Oil to make the dough soft.Keep it aside for 5 to 10 mins
3) In another pan mix Grated Coconut, Grated Jagery, Cardamom Powder properly.
4) Now make small balls of lemon size from the dough,roll it with ur hand and make small patties.
5) In the center of the patties keep 1/2 tsp of the Sweet Coconut Mixture and seal it. Again roll it properly.Dont let the mixture to come out of the dough while rolling or sealing.Keep the Balls aside.
6)Now cook the Balls in a pressure pan or idilli pan.

:- Dont cook the Balls by boiling it in water. It should be cooked in the similar way as Idilli is cooked.

:- You can make Sweet Coconut Mixture by using Sugar instead of Jagery.

Serve it hot.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary.

Uzhunnu Vada

Author: admin  //  Category: Snacks

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INGREDIENTS

Black gram(Uzhunnuparippu) – 2 glass
Shallots – 7 nos
(Sliced into small pieces)
Green chillies – 4 nos
(Sliced into small pieces)
Red Chillies – 1 no
(Sliced into small pieces)
Pepper – 1 tsp
Curry leaves – A few
((Sliced into small pieces)
Ginger – 1″ piece
((Sliced into small pieces)
Baking Soda powder – 1/4 tsp
Salt – to taste

1)Soak the Black gram in water for about 1 or 2 hrs.

2)Grind it with 1/4 cup of water.
:- It would be better if u don’t add more water.

3)Add salt and grind again.Grind the mixer to a thick batter ,almost similar to a soft chappathi batter.

4)Add the rest of the ingredients to this grinded Black Gram and mix well.

5)Pat hands with water.

6)Make balls off the paste and make patties.

7)Make a hole in between the patties.

8)Deep fry them in oil till golden brown in colour.

:- Serve with Coconut chutney or sambar.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary

Kottayam Style Beef Fry

Author: admin  //  Category: kerala taste, Meat

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INGREDIENTS

Beef – 1/2 kg
Shredded onions – 1 no
Green chilies(split) – 5 nos
Ginger/Garlic Paste – 1/2 tsp
Garlic pods(chopped) – 4 nos
Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Black pepper seeds – 5 nos
Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp
Sliced coconut – 1/4 cup
Curry leaves – 2 stems
Lemon juice – 1/4 lemon Or 2 tsp
Black pepper powder – 1 tsp
Chicken Masala Pwdr – 1/4 tsp
Chilly Powder – 2 tsp
Oil – 2 tsp
Salt – To Taste

METHOD

1)Marinate the beef pieces in lemon

juice,Salt,chilly powder,Crushed Black Pepper and

Black Pepper powder,Garam Masala,1/4 tsp of

Ginger/Garlic paste . Mix all the ingredients

well and keep for about 10 -20 minutes.

2)Cook the marinated beef with all the masala in water.When the beef is cooked keep it aside.

3)Heat the coconut oil in a frying pan and add chopped onions and saute till brown.

4)Add Garlic pods,sliced green chilly,ginger garlic paste,Chicken masala and saute it till the raw taste is gone.

5) Then add the cooked beaf to it and cook it in low flame till its dry .Dont drain the masala

mixed water.

6)Add curry leaves and saute till brown.

7)Add the powdered black pepper.

8)Saute it slowly until it turn dark.

:- This dish will go fine with

Rice,Chappathy,Parotta etc.

:- Serve the dish after garnishing with curry

leaves

Recipe By
Kiran Mary

Schezuan Prawn Spaghetti

Author: admin  //  Category: Chinese Dishes, Rice Dishes, Sea Food

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INGREDIENTS

Prawn – 10 nos
Egg – 2 nos

Vegetables (Cut the Vegetables into thin lengthy pieces)

Carrot – 1 no
Beans – 5 nos
Brocolli – 1/2 cup
Cucumber – 1/4 cup
Capsicum – 1/4 cup
Tomato – 1/4 no

Spaghetti – 1/2 pack

Pepper Powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala – 1/4 tsp
Soup Cube – 1 no
Tomato Sauce – 1/2 tsp
Soy Sauce – 1+1/2 tsp
Oil – 3 tbsp

Method

1) Boil the Spaghetti pieces in 3 cups of water.When it is cooked ,drain the cooked spaghetti.

2) Fry the cooked prawns in 1 tsp of oil, add a pinch of salt,1/2 tsp of pepper powder and tomato sauce for about 10 minutes.

3) Add the sliced vegetable to it and fry it for about 5 minutes,dont let the vegetables get over cooked.

4) Add 1 egg, pepper powder and salt and mix well to get scrambled egg ,at the same time the egg should mix well with the vegetables.

5) Add Garam Masala and add the cooked spaghetti to it.

6) Add the other Egg and scramble it,at the same time add the soup cube and the soy sauce, saute it properly.

7) Saute the spaghetti properly and its ready to Serve

Recipe By
Kiran Mary

Egg Omlet

Author: admin  //  Category: Eggetarian

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INGREDIENTS

Egg – 2 nos
Shallots – 3 nos
Grated Coconut – 2tbsp
Salt – to taste
Chilly Powder – a pinch
Green Chilly – 2 nos
Garam Masala – a pinch (optional)

METHOD

1) Beat the egg in a pan.

2) Mix all other Ingredients and stir it well.

3) Pour the mixture into hot greasy thava.

4) When one side is cooked turn it to other side.

5) When both sides are done ,its ready to serve.

Its a very simple recipe ,wont take more than 10 minutes.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary

Kerala Style Prawn Fry

Author: admin  //  Category: kerala taste, Sea Food


INGREDIENTS

Frozen/Fresh Prawns
(Medium/Tiger Prawns) – 10/20 pieces
Ginger/Garlic – 1/2 tsp
Garlic pods (Sliced) – 4 nos
(cut lengthwise)
Onion(large) – 1 no
Green chillies – 4 nos
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Pepper powder – 2 tsp
Chilly Powder – 2 +1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 pinch
Lemon Juice – 4 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Sliced Coconut – 1/4 cup
Oil – 3 tbsp
Salt – To taste

METHOD

Marinate the peeled and washed prawn aside, in 2 tsp of Lemon Juice and 1/4 tsp of salt.

1)Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and splutter mustard Seeds.

2)Add curry leaves, chopped onions, slit green chillies and fry, till half cooked.

3)Add ginger/Garlic paste ,garlic and fry it, till it turns brown.

4)Add Chilly Powder,pepper powder and Turmeric Powder and fry well, till the raw taste goes off.

5)Add prawns.

6)Add 1/2 cup water, stir the mixture slowly,close the lid and allow it to cook for about 10-15 minutes.

7)Keep stirring at regular intervals, to avoid getting it burnt at the bottom of the pan.

8) At the same time fry the sliced coconut pieces in another pan and add it to the boiling prawn masala.

9) When the prawn is almost done, pour the rest oil and allow it to fry.

10) When the masala sticks on the prawns and the mix is almost dry, Your Prawn Masala is ready to serve.

:- Serve it with Rice, Chappathi etc.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary

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