Indian Tomato Soup – Rasam

Spices – Crush – 1 tsp. Pepper  – 1 tsp. Cumin Seeds – 6 Cloves Garlic  – 1 tsp. Turmeric – handful curry leaves.

Boil  – 4 tomatoes – 2tsp. Salt  – 1 inch Pc. Tamrind – 4 cups water 5  – 7 mnts

Saute – Heat 2 tsp. Oil  –  1/2 tsp. mustard – Crushed Spices –  1 mnt – Add to above

Garnish  – Coriander Leaves

Serve –  Hot with 1 tsp. Butter (optional) with rice or as Soup

Recipe for Simple Rasam  a South Indian Clear Soup  tangy and spicy with Pepper Turmeric Garlic and Cumin  either served as soup or paired with rice for main course.

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Coconut Rice Dumplings – Pidi Kozhukattai

Recipe from Kerala India - Coconut Dumplings or Pidi Kozhukattai with Coconut and Brown Sugar or Jaggery, Simple and Easy Gluten free Recipe for tea time.

Dough  –  Mix – 2 Cups Boiling water – 1 pinch Salt – – 1 Cup Rice Poweder  – 1 tsp. Ghee

Flavour –  Mix – 1 tsp. 1  Cardomon Powder   –  1 Cup grated Coconut –  3/4 Cup Brown Sugar.

Combine – Flavour to Dough and Mix Well.

Form – Fist Shaped Dumplings

Steam – Grease Steamer –  Steam 15-20 mnts till done.   Cool slightly and Serve.

Recipe from Kerala India – Coconut Dumplings or Pidi Kozhukattai with Coconut and Brown Sugar or Jaggery, Simple and Easy Gluten free Recipe for tea time or as a snack.

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INDIAN KERALA MEEN ACHAR

fish Pickle Indian Recipe

Wash – Clean – Cube – Fish  – Tuna 250 g.

Marinate – 1 tsp Pepper  – 1 tsp. Turmeric – 1 tsp Salt – 15 mnts – Deep Fry – in Oil   – in Batches – Drain

Crush – 2 inch Pch Ginger – 8 -10 cloves Garlic   – 3 Dates – 1 tsp. Salt

Saute – 1/2 Cup Hot Oil – 1/2 tsp. Mustard – 1/2 tsp – Fenugreek Seeds – Crushed items  – Handful Curry Leaves – Low Flame – 2 mnts – turn off stove.

Add – Hot Oil – 2 tbsp. Paprika  or Kashmir chilli Powder – Mix well – 2 tbsp. Apple Cider Viniger – 4 tbsp water – Bring to Boil – Add fried fish – Boil – 3 -4 mnts  – Done

Cool and Serve with Rice or Chapati.

Store in air tight Jar in the refrigerator for upto 2 weeks.

Note :  Adjust Salt and Spice to Taste.   Oven Fry Fish till dry if less oil preferred. Use fish boneless fish of choice.

Indian Recipe for Tasty fish Pickle – Kerala seafood delicacy to be enjoyed with Rice or Chapati.

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Bombay Halwa – A Nutty Treat for Sweet Lovers

Karachi Halwa - Bombay Halwa - Corn Flour Halwa Recipe

Syrup – 2 Cups Sugar – 2 Cups Water – 2 tbsp. Lemon Juice – 1 tsp. Cardamon Powder  –  Boil  – till sugar melts – Turn off  Stove

Mix – 1 Cup Corn Flour  – 2 Cups Water –  Pinch Food Color –  Stir till No lumps – Combine with above

Cook –   Stir continuously –  Boil till Thickened  – Lump Free –  Mix  1/2 cup Ghee – Keep stirring till  Transparent  Thick Paste  – Mix in Handful chopped Nuts

Halwa – Transfer To Greased Tray  – Cool +/- 2 hrs – Cut in Triangles  and Serve .

Easy Indian Recipe for Karachi or  Bombay Halwa a Delicious Dessert for Festive or Special occasions to share with Friends and Family.

 

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Potato Lentil Patties

 

Potato Lentil Patties

Mix – 1 cup Cold Mashed potato – 1 Cup Soft Cooked Lentils – 1 Cup Fresh Breadcrumbs  – 1 tsp Chat Masala – water as necessary

Shape – Divide Equal Parts – 7 -8 Patties

Heat – Pan – 1 tbsp Oil – Shallow Fry – Till Browned on Both Sides.

Enjoy !!

Note : I Used  Leftover Mashed Potatoes and Dal Curry .  No additional water needed if using leftovers. Adjust Spice herbs as necessary to taste.

Recipe for Delicious Spiced  Potatoes and Lentils Patties Served with Ketchup or Chutney as Snack or Starter.

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Vishu Katta – Coconut Rice Cake

Vishu Katta - Coconut Rice Cake

Soak – 1 cup white Rice 1/2  Hour

Boil  – Soaked rice  – 2 cups Water – 2 cups Coconut Milk – Vanilla powder – Pinch salt Simmer till all liquid is absorbed – Creamy texture

Mix  – 1/2 Cup Grated Coconut   – Mix – turn off stove – tight lid – 5 mnts.

Spread –  Flat Plate – cool – Slice – Garnish with nuts.

Syrup – 1/2 cup Jaggery – 1 cup Water – Boil – simmer  – till melted – pinch of Cinnamon – done – 5 mnts.

Serve – Rice Cakes with Syrup.

Note : Flavour with Cumin instead of Vanilla or Serve with Maple Syrup.

Serve Delicious Vishu Katta or Rice cakes with Syrup.  Easy delicious and Traditional dessert for Vishu Feast  

Happy Vishu Feast my Friends.

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Mango Mastani — Indian and Indian Fusion Cooking in America

Nectarous, trendy dessert from Pune, India. Check out the easy recipe! The invigoration of spring never ceases to amaze me. The freshness of the crisp spring morning, the chirping of birds and the spring bulbs bravely pushing their way through the still snow patched ground …it all lift our spirits and puts a ‘spring’ in […]

via Mango Mastani — Indian and Indian Fusion Cooking in America

Prawn Pilaf – Flavoured Rice with Prawns

Biryani Rice Prawn Pilau or Pilaf

Slice – 3-4 Carrots – 2 Tomatoes – 2 Onions

Marinate  –   600g Prawns  – 1 tsp. salt – 1 tsp. Chilli Powder   –  ½ tsp  Turmeric powder – 30 mnts.

Shallow Fry  –  Heat  5 tbsp. Oil  –  chopped Onions –  1 Tbsp. Ginger – 2 tbsp. Garlic Paste  – Marinated Prawns -5 mnts.

Saute –  To above – 2 tsp. Coriander Powder – 1 1/2 tsp Garam Masala powder –  Stir – Chopped Veg –  3-4 Mnts – Turn off Stove –  2 tbsp.  Ghee

Cook – Soak  ½ kg Rice – 30 mnts –  Cook  70%  – 1 tbsp. Lemon Juice – 1tsp. Salt – Drain.

Layer –  Broad Dish – Spread a layer of Rice –  Prawn Masala -Pinch Garma Masala –  Garnish –  Repeat Layers  till  Done. – Garnish –  Mint  Coriander Leaves

Dum –  Seal Dish with Foil  – Leave on Hot Skillet or in Hot Oven for 15 Mnts.

Recipe for Prawn Pilaf or Prawn Biryani Serve with Salad or Raitha 

via Prawn Dum Biryani Recipe — Indians Abroad Desi Videsh Me

Squid Masala

Step 1

To make masala, heat oil in a pan.. Add onions and 10-12 curry leaves and saute for a minute. Add  1 tsp. ginger garlic paste and saute for a ½ minute

Step 2

Add 2 green chilies,and saute. Add 2 tsp. Chilli  – Pinch Turmeric , 2 chopped tomatoes and salt, mix and cook , add   200 g Squids rings

Step 3

Sprinkle little water, mix, cover and cook till fully done.

Step 4

Switch off heat, add pepper powder and garam masala.

Step 5

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with a lemon wedge.

 

via Squid masala🍽 — LIBARAH

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