Thursday, April 17, 2014

Vanjaram/Seer Fish Fry

Today recipe is about fish fry that is Vanjaram /seer fish fry.When we are in India, Athamma used to prepare it a lot .We are having this fish fry after 5 years and it tasted very well.Here goes the recipe..

Ingredients :

Vanjaram fish/ seer fish- 4 pieces
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
Chili powder- 1 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tsp
Cumin powder-1tsp
Tomato ketchup-1tbsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Lemon juice as require for making paste
Chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves


Preparation:
1. Clean the fish and pat dry.
2. Take a bowl, add chili, coriander,turmeric,cumin powder, tomato ketchup,Ginger- garlic paste ,salt and chopped leaves. Mix well.
3. Add  lemon juice  and make a thick paste . Do not add water.
4. Add 1 tbsp of oil and mix well.
5. Apply this mixture nicely to the fish and leave it to marinate for at least 1-2 hours .
6. Take a pan add 1 tbsp of oil and slowly put the fish on the pan and fry on both sides on medium flame until both sides are golden colour . Do the same procedure for the remaining pieces.
6. Transfer them into serving plate and enjoy!



Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Palkova/Milk Sweet

Today I am posting a recipe which we have eaten so many times in childhood that is palkova or milk sweet. Yesterday I prepared this milk sweet using ricotta cheese, milk powder, sugar and ghee.The taste of this milk sweet reminded me,my childhood days. Here goes the recipe.. 

Ingredients:

Ricotta cheese -250gms
Milk powder -250gms
Sugar -200 gms
Ghee -2tbsp
Cardamom powder-1tsp
Chopped nuts - 2tbsp



Preparation:

1. Take a microwave safe bowl, add all the ingredients listed above except nuts.
2. Mix everything well into a smooth paste.
3.Place the bowl in microwave for about 8-10 minutes . Stirring for every 2 minute's interval  of time.
4. Once it becomes thick transfer it into a greased plate and smooth it .
5. Add chopped nuts on the top and press it  a little bit .Allow it to cool  for 1 hour .
6. Cut into your desired shape and enjoy!



Thursday, March 27, 2014

Paneer Tikka

Today i am posting a recipe which we eat often at restaurants that is paneer tikka,which we can make at home more delicious than the restaurant one.Here goes the recipe.. 


Ingredients:

Paneer-250g,cut into 1inch pieces
Capsicum- 1,cut into 1inch pieces
Onion-1,cut into 1inch pieces
Tomato-1,cut into 1inch pieces


For marination:


Gram flour-2tbsp
Corn flour-1tbsp
Ginger garlic paste-1tsp
Tandoori masala-2tsp
Red chili powder-1tsp
Curd-3tbsp
Lemon juice-2tsp
Food colour a pinch
Oil-2tbsp
Black Salt to taste




Preparation:

1.Take a bowl ,add all the ingredients  under marination and mix well.
2.Add the paneer,capsicum,onion and tomato.Mix well.
3.Cover the bowl with cling film and marinate it for 2-3hours.
4.Soak the skewers in water at least half an hour before grilling.
5.Preheat the oven to 200degress.
6.Arrange the marinated pieces onto the skewers.
7.Cook the tikkas for 8-10 minutes on both sides by turning them.
8.Apply oil or butter to the pieces in the middle.
9.Remove them from oven ,allow to cool 2 minutes and enjoy paneer tikka with your favourite dips.