Chettinad Chicken

Chettinad chicken curry or dry fry or pepper fry, anything chettinad is tasty, spicy and full of warmth and love.  These spices are mostly fried, ground and added to the cuisine.  Ingredients : 500 gms chicken cleaned 3 tbsps vegetable oil 1 inch cinnamon stick  2 cloves  1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp pepper corns…

Chicken Curry

Ingredients: 500 gms chicken ( bones /boneless)  1 cup thin sliced onion 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes  2 green chillies slit 2 tbsps ginger garlic paste  1 tsp plain chilli powder  1 tsp coriander powder  1 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 1 inch cinnamon  2 cloves 1/2 tsp fennel  1 cardamom  10 curry leaves …

Sura Fish Puttu

This recipe is shark scrambles, good for lactating mothers. Ingredients :  1/2 kg baby shark ( final product will be only 2 cups)  2 cups finely chopped onions/ shallots 5 green chillies finely chopped ( if a lactating mother is going to have this avoid chillies and add 2 tbsps of pepper powder ) 1/4…

Chennai Fish Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg  fish/ any variety 6 pieces 2 cups shallots chopped 1 cup tomatoes chopped 7 to 8 garlic finely chopped 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1.2 tsp fenugreek  1 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder Few curry leaves Chopped coriander leaves…

Mango Fish Curry

This type of fish curry can be prepared during the mango season avoiding kodumpuli and tamarind. Ingredients: 1/2 kg nethili fish / any variety 6 pieces 1 cup shallots chopped 1 cup tomatoes chopped 2 green chillies 6 to 7 chopped , crushed garlic 1 inch ginger chopped , crushed 1 mango chopped accordingly 2…

Fish Curry 

7 pieces pomfret /any variety 1 cup sliced onion 1/2 cup chopped shallots 1 small tomato chopped 5 green chillies slit  1 inch ginger 6 garlic cloves Few curry leaves  3 tbsp coriander leaves chopped 1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp oil 1 tsp fenugreek 1/2 tsp…

Fish Moily 

Ingredients: 7 pieces pomfret 2 cups onion sliced  1 cup tomato  7 to 8 green chillies 1 tsp coriander powder 2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp salt 1 tbso vinegar /lemon juice 2 tbsps finely chopped ginger 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic 1 inch cinnamon 3 cloves 2 cardamom 1tsp fennel 1/2 tsp fenugreek 1…

Goan Fish Curry

This special Goan curry ,I learnt the recipe from a cook who worked for the railways long before in 75’s Mr. Krishna.  I was hardly 12 years old. This man innocently shared  the recipe in a playful manner , saying add this ,add that , you get a tasty curry. But later when I grew…

Masala Fish Fry 

Ingredients: 8 pieces neatly sliced fish (any variety) 2 tbsps chopped shallots 2 tbsps peeled & chopped garlic 1 tsp chopped ginger 1 tbsp chopped curry leaves 6 red chillies pre soaked in vinegar 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 tsps salt  2 tsps lemon juice ( optional) 2 tbsps fine semolina 1/4 cup vegetable oil…

Fish Fry

Ingredients: 8 pieces of fish (preferably seer) 2 tbsps chilli powder 1 tbsp coriander powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp tamarind paste Oil to fry Method: Clean and wash the fish pieces, pat dry using a kitchen towel. Make a mix of the above given ingredients using little water . Make…

Crab Pepper Fry

Ingredients 6 crabs any variety 1 cup thin sliced onion 2 tbsps ginger garlic paste  1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp turmeric powder 10 curry leaves  2 tbsps of oil 1 tsp pepper  powder 1 tbsp coriander leaves 1 tbsp salt 1 inch Cinnamon  2 cloves 1 Cardamom  1 tsp fennel…

Nanndu Rasam

Ingredients : 3 farm crabs (preferably)  1/2 cup finely chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped tomato 2 tsps ginger garlic paste  2 tsps pepper powder  1/2 tsp garam masala  1 green chilli slit and deseeded Few curry leaves 2 tsp coriander leaves  1 tsp oil A pinch of turmeric powder Method : Clean and wash the…