Thursday, January 16, 2014

South Indian Crab curry


1/2 kg crab
2 red onions finely chopped
2 red tomato chopped
10 curry leaves
1 tbsp fennel seeds
2 tbsp gingely oil
10 garlic cloves chopped half
1 cup coconut shredded
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp red chilli powder
1 tbsp pepper corns
1 tsp cumin seeds
Salt to taste
 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves 

Remove legs and clean crab removing all the dirt on back of the front shell.
Cut the crab.
Rub the flesh with turmeric powder allow it to sit for 5 minutes.

Wash it again and keep aside

Grind coconut ,turmeric powder, chilli powder and pepper by adding some water into fine paste.

chop onion,tomato and garlic.

Heat oil in a pan
Add fennel seeds, curry leaves and onion .
Once the onions are translucent add tomato and garlic.
Fry for further 5 minutes and add the crab.
Cook crab for 2 minutes and add the coconut  paste  with salt.
Add 1 cup of water. when the curry starts to boil
close the pan and cook the crab for 10 minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaver.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Dry Garlic Dal Powder


1 cup whole urad dal(white lentil)
¼ cup chana dal
¾ cup shredded coconut
10 to 12 dry red chillie
15 garlic glove
10 curry leaves
1 tsp cooking oil
Salt to taste


Heat oil and fry urad dal, chana dal, red chilli, garlic, curry leaves and coconut one by one until raw smell goes.
Once the mixture is cold add salt and grind.

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Hi all, I was a lazy and dumb cook before marriage. After marriage I started to try different types of foods and found cooking interesting.  I feel happy while trying different varieties of food.Most are south indian authentic recipes from my mother's kitchen.Please feel free to contact me and leave your valuable comment.

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