Friday, June 26, 2009

Egg Kofta Curry

Hai friends how r u guys.Since 10 days i think i am not posting any recipes.Last week we went to very small trip to Austin and Sanantonio.We came back on tuesday but bit busy in household work.These days i am very lazy i cant concentrate in posting the reciepes but now its ok.Here in Texas the climate is very hot.I wont talk more here r some pics from my trip.

Ok now lets go to the recipe "Egg kofta curry".This recipe i got from one blog.Her name is Arundathi
This i prepared long back.Now i am posting the recipes from the drafts.Here is the recipe


For Kofta
Green chillies-2 to 3
Salt to taste
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Oil-1 tsp
Coconut Powder-1 tsp
Rice flour-1 tsp
For gravy
Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
Garam masala-1 tsp
Coriander leaves-few
Cinnamon stick-1
Turmeric pinch
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tsp

First we have to prepare the koftas.Take one bowl and Break the eggs and pour the whites and yellows in the bowl chop the onions and add all the ingredients for koftas i mentioned in the above except oil.
Now pace the guntaponganaalu pan on the heat and heat it.When it gets heat spray the oil and pour the mixture in it and prepare the egg koftas.
After one minute turn the egg koftas
Now keep this koftas aside and now prepare the gravy.
First cut the onions and tomatoes in cubes and blend it.

Now place the pan and heat it.Pour the oil and add the elachi,cloves and cinnamon stick and heat it.
Now add the tomato onion mixture and ginger garlic paste in it and fry until the raw smell goes. When the gravy leaves the oil add the koftas to it and mix it well.
Add water for the gravy.
To this add the chilli powder,coriander powder and salt to it.
Cook this for 2 minutes so that the koftas absorbs the gravy and it gives nice taste.
Finally add the chopped coriander to it .

Serve hot with rice or roti.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Bitter Gourd Curry(Kaakarakaya koora)

Hai friends today i am coming with Bittergourd curry.This is my favourite curry.I love this curry.My mom used to prepare this curry.My sister and my brother they did not like this curry but my mom forced to take them this curry.Before we came to US we live in cyprus there we did not get most of our indian vegetables.When we live in cyprus i always miss all the Indian food.But now i am enjoying the food.Ok lets go to the recipe.


Bitter gourd(Kaakara kaya)-6
Turmeric little pinch
Jaggery 1 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few

For powder:
Dry red chillies-6(use can use according to ur taste)
Roasted chana dal-2 tsp
Chana dal-1 tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Coriander seeds-1 tsp
Jeera-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-1 tsp


Preparation of Powder:
Place one pan and heat it.When it is heat add 1/2 tsp oil and heat when it is add all the Ingredients to prepare the powder except salt.Fry untill all changes to light brown colour.Make it cool and then grind to powder.This u can prepare more powder and store it for more days.
Preparation of curry:
First clean the bitter gourd and onions chop it and keep it aside.
Place another pan and heat it.When it is heat add the oil and heat it.
Now add the mustard seeds when it starts poping add the jeera and curry leaves to it.
Add the bitter gourd pieces to it fry for 1 minute add the turmeric to it.
Now close the lid fry for 2 minutes.Open the lid and add the chopped onions and mix it .
Again close the lid and cook for 5 minutes.Add salt and jaggery to it and fry for 5 minutes.
Now the bitter gourd is cooked well.Finally add the 3 tsp powder mix it well and take out from heat.

Now take this in the serving bowl.This goes nice with the hot rice.

Friday, June 12, 2009


Hai friends today i am coming with one of South Indians favourite tiffin "Idly".Not only south indians every one love this tiffin.Its very comfort food for all stages people.Most often eaten at breakfast or as a snack, idlis are usually served in pairs with chutney, sambar, or other accompaniments. Mixtures of crushed dry spices such as milagai podi are the preferred condiment for idlis eaten on the go. In addition, idlis have been considered one of the top ten most healthiest foods in the world .

we can take with Chutney,Sambar or idly podi.

With this we can prepare many types of idlies or other tiffins.That i will post soon.Now lets go to the recipe.

Urad dal(minapappu)-1 cup
Idly ravva-1 1/2 cup
Salt -1/2 tsp
Water to grind theMethod:
First clean the urad dal and ravva and soak for 2 hours separately.
After 2 hours clean the urad dal and grind it by adding very little water.It should be like frothy .The batter should not be too watery it should be little thick.
Now clean the ravva and drain the excess water and mix this ravva to the urad dal batter.To this batter add the salt and mix well.
Keep this batter aside for 5 to 6 hours for fermentation.After 5 hours mix it well and prepare the idly.
Now place the cooker and add 1 cup water and make it boil.
Take the idly stand and clean with water and apply little oil to it.When the water is boiling now take the batter n spoon and pour in the idly stand.Do to every plate and put together in the cooker and cook in steam for 5 minutes.

After 5 minutes with the help of the spoon take the idly and serve hot with chutney ,sambar or idly podi. Here u can get the Sambar recipe

Go through the reciepe for the coconut chutney.

Go through the recipe for tomato chutney

Go through the recipe for ground nut chutney

This also goes nice with the chicken curry also.

U guys have a happy weekend.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Monday, June 8, 2009

Dry Peas Curry

Hai friends how r u guys?Its long time i am posting the recipe.Due to bit busy and sick i cant post the recipes.Anyway now its normal.Last week we had party in our house.It was good.We did party in our house.In the party my daughter enjoyed a lot.Here r some party pics.

Ok now lets go to the recipe.


Dry yellow peas-2 cups
grenn chillies-3 to 4
oil-1 tsp
salt to taste
chilli powder-1 tsp
turmeric little pinch
mustard seeds-1 /2 tsp
jeera-1/2 tsp
dry red chillies-few
curry leaves-few

First clean the peas and soak the peas for overnight.
After that clean it and pressure cook it for4 to 5 whistles.Now keep this peas aside.
Take one pan and heat it and pour oil.When it is heat add the mustard seeds,jeera,dry red chillies,green chillies and curry leaves.
After that add the chopped onions and turmeric to it fry until the onions changes to light brown. To this add the cooked peas to it and mix it.
Now add the chilli powder and salt to it and 1/2 cup water .
Now mash this peas with the potatoes masher and cook this until it comes to little thick.

Finally add few curry leaves so it give nice flavour and taste.
Now take this curry in another bowl and serve hot with rice,upma,Dahi wada or u can eat as chat .
With this curry we can prepare the chat by adding he chopped tomatoes,onions,carrot,mango and coriander leaves.Finally sprinkle some lemon juice.