Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Chepala pulusu/ Fish curry.

Ingredients:
Fish - 2lbs (I used Tilapia boneless skinless fillets)
onion - 1 chopped
green chillies - 2 chopped
tamarind juice - 1 cup
salt
chilli powder - 1 tsp
ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
coriander powder - 1 tsp
turmeric - 1/2 tsp
oil - 2 tbsp
mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
methi seeds/fenugreak seeds - 1/4 tsp
curry leaves - few ( optional)
methi powder - 1/4 tsp  ( optional)
mustard powder - 1/4 tsp ( optional)

Directions:
Heat oil in a shallow pan,fry curry leaves, methi seeds, cumin and mustard. Add onion and chillies. fry for 5mnts. Add ginger garlic paste fry another 5 mnts. Add tamarind juice, salt, chilli powder,turmeric and bring to rolling boil. add fish pieces, cover and cook for 10mnts. add coriander powder and optional methi and mustard powders. cover and cook for another 10mnt and low flame. Turn off heat. Let cool completely before serving with rice.

 


Monday, August 6, 2012

Zucchini chana dal curry/senaga pappu zucchini koora

Ingredients:
Chana dal - 1 cup - half boiled.
Zucchini - 2 - cut to small pieces
onion - 1 small - chopped
green chillies - 2 chopped
ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
coriander powder - 1 tsp
salt
chilli powder - 1tsp
oil
mustard seeds, cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp each.
curry leaves
Directions:
Heat oil, add mustard, cumin seeds and curry leaves. add onions and green chillies, fry for 5 minutes. add ginger garlic paste, fry another 5mnts. add zucchini pieces and salt. cover and cook for 10mnts. add chana dal, cover and cook until zucchini is soft. add chilli powder, coriander powder, cover for 5mnts and turn off heat.