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Kozhi Kuttan Chicken Curry in Kerala Style

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Kozhi Kuttan Chicken Curry in Kerala Style

Ingredients:
Serving Size:4

1lb chopped chicken
2 medium onions chopped
5tbsp tomato puree
2 green chilies slit
1.5tsp turmeric powder
1tbsp curd
2.5 cup grated coconut
4tbsp coconut oil
5 dried chilies
1 small ginger
10 garlic cloves
1/2tsp peppercorn
2 stick cinnamon
5 cloves
3 cardamoms
5tbsp coriander seeds
1/2tsp cumin seeds
chopped coriander leaves


Preparation Methods:
Rub the chopped chicken with turmeric ,salt and curd.Keep aside. Extract 1 cup thick coconut milk using 1 cup water. Add another 3/4 water to the same coconut and extract 3/4 cup thin coconut milk. In a frying pan add 1tbsp coconut oil and roast all the ingredients expect onions,green chilies and tomato puree. Once cooled grind the roasted ingredients into a fine paste...keep aside.
In the same pan add the remaining coconut oil saute the onions till golden brown followed by the grind paste,tomato puree and green chilies. Saute them constantly and then add the chicken and the thin coconut milk.…

Rajma Kidney Beans Curry

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Rajma (Kidney Beans Curry)

Actually I tried this dish in my friend Radhika's home in Singapore. That was the first time I ever heard of this dish but her was kinda of a bit sweet and at that time I wasn't very interested in cooking very much. I completely forgotten about it. Recently I was talk with one of my very close friend from India and she mention that she had Rajma chapati for dinner and decided to give this dish a try and it was definitely a success.

Ingredients:
Serving Size:5

2 cups kidney beans soaked overnight in hot water
1 small ginger
10 garlic cloves
3 whole dried chilies
2 large onion chopped
2 tomatoes chopped
1tbsp chili powder
1tsp garammasala
salt to taste
chopped coriander leaves
4 cups water

Preparation Methods:

Grind ginger, dried chili and garlic into a fine paste.Heat oil in pressure cooker..once heated add the chopped onions and fry till golden brown. Add the paste- fry for few minutes then followed by the chopped tomatoes, chili powder and salt. Cook till tomatoes …

Vegetarian Meat Masala

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Vegetarian Meat Masala
Vegetarian meat products are now more commonly found in all supermarkets and groceries store worldwide which are highly recommended for today's healthy eating trends. they are made from high grade soy protein,one of the highest quality source of vegetable protein. these meat products are cholesterol free and low in calories as well as high in dietary fiber. It also gives the appearance,taste,fiber and texture of real meat.Theses vegetarian meats can be used to replace a variety of meat, seafood and poultry preparations like Thai, Indian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Mexican and Italian cuisines. While shopping in Asian Market I brought to packet of these Vegetarian meat to try out and it came out excellently and deliciously...ideal diet food...

Ingredients:
Serving Size: 4

3 garlic cloves
a small ginger
1tsp fennel seeds
2tbsp chopped coriander leaves
2tbsp olive oil
2tbsp lime juice
1/2tsp salt

Grind the above ingredients with 1tbsp of warm water to fine paste. Keep aside.

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