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more recipes from Rahul’s mom

Chicken Curry
2 chopped onions

1 small can of tomato paste (6 oz)

2 tsp ginger-garlic paste (or 1 tsp garlic and 1 tsp ginger minced)

2 tbsp coriander seeds

1 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1/2 tsp whole peppercorns

1 stick cinnamon

4 cloves

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1 tsp fennel seeds

2 tbsp butter or oil

small can of coconut milk (4 oz? 6 oz?)

salt

Powder all the spices in a blender. Fry onions in butter or oil until brown. Add ginger-garlic paste. Add tomato paste. Cook on low heat until tomato paste is very well fried (at least 5 minutes). Add powdered spices, fry some more (5 minutes). Add chicken and salt to taste. And cook on low heat until tender (may take about 30 minutes). After chicken is almost done, add coconut milk. Heat for 5 more minutes.

Potato Bhaji
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 tsp urad dal (optional)
~10 curry leaves (optional)
2 chopped onions lengthwise
4 green chilis
4 red potatoes, boiled, peeled, and quartered
lemon juice
cilantro

heat oil and add mustard seeds. after spattering, add everything except potatoes. Cook until onions are translucent. Add potatoes. Add salt to taste until cooked (about 10 minutes). Add some lemon juice to taste. Add chopped cilantro.

Masala Dosa
1/2 cup urad dal
1 1/4 cup white long-grain rice
1/4 cup brown rice
1 tsp fenugreek seed
salt

Soak everything for 2 hours, blend into batter. Keep overnight. Salt to taste.

Chutney
1 cup dessicated coconut
4 green chilis fried in oil
3 whole red chilis fried in oil
some asaeofetida
salt to taste
mustard seeds
curry leaves

blend in blender. season with mustard seeds and curry leaves.

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Written by orata

June 12, 2009 at 2:36 pm

Posted in recipes

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