Main course - Chicken

Hot and spicy Indian chicken dishes.

Main course - Vegetarian

Authentic regional vegetarian dishes .

Main course - Rice

Spicy Hyderabadi and chettinadu briyani, Bisibelabath, Madras Pongal etc with real flavors.

Fresh Juices and Squahes

Make fresh juices and squashes with available local fruits.

Desserts

Make tasty smoothies and ice creams at home as branded ice creams available in the market.

Friday, August 30, 2013

Peri Peri Chicken Recipe/Grilled or Barbeque Chicken

Grilled or Barbeque Chicken

Peri peri chicken is a grilled/barbeque chicken recipe and a spicy starter from Portuguese cuisine. Chicken legs or breast is marinated in a spicy peri peri sauce atleast for 12 hours and grilled in a charcoal grill or any type of grill. Nando's a restaurant serving Portuguese cuisine serves this peri peri chicken and this restaurant is popular for their peri peri dishes. Try this peri peri chicken recipe at home and Enjoy Cooking!!!

Ingredients:

Chicken legs                 2 nos
Jalapeno                       2 nos
Cayenne pepper           2 nos
Red bell pepper            1 no
Garlic                           5 to 6 pods
Red chilli powder          2 tsp
Oregano                       1 tbsp
Salt                               to taste
Olive Oil                       50 ml

Procedure:

1. Wash chicken and cut each chicken into two pieces.Make insertions in the chicken.
2. Grind all the ingredients except chicken to a smooth paste(Peri peri sauce).
3. Apply peri peri sauce over the chicken and in the insertions. Keep the chicken in the refridgerator and marinate the chicken for atleast 12 hours and to a max of 48 hours.
4. Grill the marinated chicken in a charcoal grill or any type of grill till the chicken is cooked well.
5. Serve hot with sliced onions, cut fresh vegetables and lemon wedges.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Chicken Lababdar / Easy Simple Chicken Curry Recipe

Simple Easy Chicken Curry Recipe

Chicken Lababdar is a simple and easy chicken curry/gravy recipe prepared with chicken and cooked in a onion, tomato,cashewnut,curd based gravy with aroma of basic spices and flavour of butter. It tastes somewhat similar to butter chicken masala and you can find this dish in most of the North Indian and Mughlai restaurants menu card. I adopted this recipe from my foodie friend Jasvinder singh. Try this mildly spiced Chicken Lababdar curry recipe at home and Enjoy Cooking!!!

Ingredients:

Chicken                            500 gms
Onion                               1 no
Tomato                             1 no
Green Chillies                    2 no
Ginger Garlic paste            1 tbsp
Red chilli powder               1/2 tbsp
Turmeric powder                1 tsp
Cumin powder                    1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder        2 tsp
Dried Fenugreek leaves       1 tbsp
Curd                                   100 ml
Cream                                  60 ml
Cashewnut                           2 tsp
Oil                                       2 tbsp
Butter                                  2 tbsp
Salt                                     to taste

Procedure:

1.Clean and Joint Chicken. Add salt and 10 ml of curd. Mix well and keep aside.
2. Grind onion and green chillies to a fine paste. Chop tomatoes. Grind cashewnut to a fine powder.
3. Heat oil in a thick bottom kadai. Add ground onion and chilli paste and fry in a slow fire till the raw smell subsides.
4. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes in slow fire.
5. Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder, tomato, dried fenugreek leaves, salt and cook in a slow fire till oil separates out.
6. Add chicken pieces to the gravy and fry in a slow and medium fire for 3 to 5 minutes.
7. Add required amount of water and cook in a slow fire for 10 to 15 minutes.
8. Add cream, curd, cashew powder, stir well and continue cooking in a slow fire till you get a creamy flavour.
9. Serve hot with Naan, Paratha, rice,etc.


Thursday, August 8, 2013

Easy And Quick Paneer Bhurji Recipe

Easy and quick Paneer Bhurji Recipe

Paneer bhurji/Scrambled paneer prepared with Indian spices, onion and tomato is a popular side dish in restaurants and hotels serving north Indian food. This spicy scrambled paneer is a quick side dish recipe which goes well with rice, roti and can be stuffed in rolls. Try this spicy scrambled paneer/paneer bhurji at home and Enjoy Cooking!!!

Ingredients:


Grated paneer                                           250 gms
Oil                                                                25 ml
Onions, chopped                                          2 medium
Tomatoes, chopped                                      2 medium
Ginger, grated                                              1 inch piece
Green chillies, chopped                                4
Garam Masala                                            1 tsp
Salt                                                              to taste

Curry Leaves                                             a few
Fresh coriander leaves                                 2 to 3 sprig

Procedure:

1. Chop onions and tomatoes and keep aside. 
2. Heat oil in a pan. Sauté onions till light brown. 
3. Add ginger, green chillies, garam masala, curry leaves and tomatoes and continue to sauté. 
4. Add grated paneer, salt into the pan and cook stirring continuously till almost dry. Lower the heat and sauté till dry. 
5.Add coriander leaves and serve hot with rice, paranthas or bread.


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