Parippu Thalichathu – Dal Fry Recipe

Parippu Thalichathu - Dal Fry Recipe

Cook – 1 Cup Toor Dal -Wash –  +/- 6  Cups Water  -Bring to the boil – Skim off any scum that rises to the surface.

Add – 2 Slit Green Chilli – 1 Chopped Onion chunks – Cook till just done

Saute – 1 tbsp.  Coconut Oil – 1 Chopped Onion pcs. – handful Curry leaves – 1 tsp. Salt –  till translucent – 1 tsp. Crushed Chilli Powder. – Stir +/- 1 mnt – low flame

Mix – Saute to Cooked Dal – Add water if needed –  Bring to Boil – Turn off Stove – Done

Serve with Rice or Naan.

Note :  Add more or less water as required.  Adjust Salt and Spice to taste.  Soak Dal for couple of hours to reduce cooking time.

This recipe brings back memories of my Dad who loved Dal and  cooked  various versions of Dal most evenings.   Appachan I have decided to make Dal most evening too.

Simple Delicious and Easy Dal fry-Kerala Style Parippu  Thalichathu Recipe with Toor or Tuur Dal. 

 

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Minty Meatballs

minty meatballs Lebenese Daoud Basha recipe

 

Mix  – 1/2 Kg ground meat – Shape to form Meat Balls.

Chop –  1 big Onion – 2 cloves Garlic – Handfull Mint Leaves -3 -4 Potatoes cubed

Saute –  1 tsp Oil – Fry Onion – garlic – Mint -1 mnt – 1 tsp Sweet Chilli (Paprika)  Stir well – 1 tbsp. Tomato Paste – 2 cups water – Bring to Boil – Salt to taste

Cook – Add meatballs to above – Boil – Add Potatoes – Low Flame – cook till done +/- 20 mnts – Turn off stove – Drizzle of Lemon Juice

Serve with Rice or Bread

A recipe inspired by Lebenese Daoud Basha –  Flavoured Meatballs in Tomato Sauce.  Easy to make delicious to eat.

 

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Easy Mushroom Stroganoff

Recipe for Mushroom Stroganoff

 

Chop – 1 Big Onion – 2 Cloves Garlic – 500  gm  Mushrooms   – 2 Bell Peppers

Saute – Heat 1 tbsp. Olive Oil – Onions – Garlic – 1 -2 mnt. – 1 tsp. Salt  – Mushroom — Bell Pepper – 6-7 mnts till tender

Add – 1tsp. Sweet Chilli Powder – Stir well – 1 tbsp Tomato Puree. – 2 tbsp Water   – 1 cup Cream – Stir well – Bring to Boil –  Twist Lemon  – Black Pepper – Done.

Garnish – Crispy Fried Bacon and a Sprinkle of Herbs

Serve with Rice or Spaghetti.

Note :  Adjust Salt Pepper to Taste.   Use herbs of Choice.

Recipe for Mushroom Stroganoff   Garnished with Crispy Bacon and Parsley. Creamy  Delicious and Easy to Make.

 

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Papanasi – Romanian Cheese Doughnut

 

Papanasi Doughnut

 

Dough – Mix 300g self raising flour – 450g Crumbly Cottage Cheese – 2 eggs – Drop Vanilla –  Lemon Zest – rest 30 Mnts in Fridge.

Roll and Cut – Roll thick 2-3 cms – Cut  to make circles and rounds

Deep Fry –  Hot Oil – Medium flame  – Till Done – Drain on Paper Towel

Serve Hot  Papanasi topped with  Sour Cream and Jam.

Recipe for Traditional Romanian Fried Doughnuts Papanasi made with Cottage Cheese and Topped with Sour Cream and Jam.

 

This recipe was shared by my Romanian Friend Gina who is a queen of Desserts.  Thank you Gina for sharing.

 

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Sriracha Chicken Wings – Dijonnaise Dip

 

Toss –  4 pounds chicken wings, split at the joints – 2 tsp. salt – few grinds black pepper

Preheat Oven – 200 Deg C – Spread wings – Bake – +/- 1 hour – Till Done

Melt – 2 Stick of  butter – Mix – 3/4 Sriracha(chilli Sauce). Toss the Baked Wings.

Mix –  ½ cup mayonnaise – 3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard – Zest and juice of one large lemon – ½ grated garlic clove – ½ tsp. kosher salt – Lemon Dijonnaise Dip

Serve Delicious Sriracha Buffalo Chicken Wings With Lemon Dijonnaise Dip

 

via Throwback Thursday — cookingwiththecatladies

 

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Warm Apple Cider Donuts

Mix –  1/4 cup apple cider -2 tbsp butter – 1 cup sugar – 1 egg – 2 cups AP flour- 1 tsp baking powder – 1/2 tsp baking soda – 1/2 tsp cinnamon  – 1/4 cup milk – 1/2 tsp lemon juice

Roll  – 1/2″ thick –  refrigerate for 15-20 mnts. – Punch out donuts 2-3 inches wide.

Deep Fry – Hot Oil 60-90 seconds  each side – Sprinkle cinnamon sugar while still warm.

Full version of the Recipe follow link below.

via Apple Cider Donuts —

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Parsley Chutney Rava Dosa

Parsley Chutney Rava Dosa Recipe

Mix –   1/2 Cup Rice Powder – 1/2 Cup Semolina – 1/4 Cup All Purpose Flour- 1 chopped Onion – 1/2 tsp Salt – +/-2 cups water  – Rest  30 mnts

Soak – Marble Size Tamrind – 1/2 Cup Hot water- 10 mnts – Extract Tamarind Juice

Grind – 1/2 Cup Each – Peanuts – Parsley – Grated Coconut  – 1/2 Small Onion – 1/2 tsp. each – Chilli Powder –  Ginger Powder –  Tamarind Juice  – Chutney

Heat – Grease Pan – Spread Batter  – Drizzle Oil – Flip to cook both Sides – Low Flame. – Dosa Ready.

Serve Hot Dosas with Chutney and Sambar for Breakfast or Lunch.

Note :  Adjust Salt to taste. Use Dried Parsley or Coconut if preferred.

Recipe for Quick Easy Delicious South Indian Savoury Rava Dosa Pancakes with Parsley Peanut Chutney  or Pesto.

 

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Pineapple Chicken — Finger licking Flavours

Marinate –  1 Kg Chicken – Juice 1 lemon – Salt  – Pepper – 2 tbsp Oil  – 1 hour – Grill till done.

Saute  – 1 Onion – 1 tsp. each Minced Garlic and Ginger – 2 Bell Pepper – 3/4 cup chopped Pineapplle – in Oil

Sauce-  Blend 1/4 cup Pineapple – 1/4 cup Orange juice  – 1 tsp. each Salt – Sugar and Chilli flakes – 1 tbsp. Corn Starch  add to Saute. Simmer 3-4 mnts.

Serve – Grilled Chicken with Sauce – Garnished with Coriander leaves.

For Detailed receipe with beautful pictures see link below.

via Pineapple Chicken — Finger licking Flavours

 

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Nadan Kerala Style Beef Cutlets

Recipe for South Indian Kerala style Beef Cutlets A Crunchy Snack with Salad

Microwave – 3-4  medium Potatoes – +/- 8 mnts. – Till Soft – Peel and Mash Roughly

Chop – 1 big Onion – 1″ pc Ginger – 2 Green Chilli – 3 cloves Garlic – handful Curry Leaves – Small Pcs.

Spices –  1 tsp. Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp Pepper – 1/2 tsp Turmeric –  Powders Mixed

Cook – 1/2 Kg. Ground Beef – 1/4  cup Water – 1 tsp. Salt – Spices – Stir well – cook till Dry.

Add –  Chopped items – 1tsp. Oil (optional) –  Stir fry  – Low Flame – 5 mnts – Cool – Add Mashed Potatoes – Mix – Form Tight Balls – Even size – in Desired shape.

Fry –  Beat 1 Egg – Dip Cutlets – Roll in Bread Crumbs – Deep Fry both sides in Hot Oil.

Serve Delicious Beef Cutlets Hot with Tomato Sauce and Salad.

Note – Adjust Spices to taste.  Boil Potatoes instead of Microwave if preferred.

Recipe for South Indian Kerala style Beef Cutlets A Crunchy Snack Great as a Starter for Parties.  Easy to make Delicious to Eat.

 

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Oven Roasted Cauliflower Florets

Quick and Easy Recipe for  Delicious Roasted Caulflower flavoured with Garlic and Lemon as Side dish. 

Preheat – Oven 200°C

Cut- 1 Head Cauliflower –  in florets  Mince – 4-5 cloves Garlic

Drizzle  – 2 tbsp. Olive Oil – 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice

Mix – Handful Parsley – 1 tsp. Turmeric Powder – Salt and Peper to taste.

Toss – in Roasting Pan – Spread Single Layer  – 25-30 mnts until Slightly Brown.

Serve Hot.

Note – Use Rosemary instead of Parsley. Sprinkle Garam Masala for additional flavour.

Quick and Easy Recipe for  Delicious Roasted Caulflower flavoured with Garlic and Lemon as Side dish.

 

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