Garam Masala

Garam masala is one of the most inevitable ingredient of many of Indian, especially north indian recipes. Mixing and grinding the spices each time is a laborious task. You can prepare the garam masala beforehand and it can be stored in air-tight containers or jars for months without losing its freshness. Garam masala is prepared using various ingredients in various proportions in each part of the country or in each household. Here I am presenting an easy recipe for preparing garam masala. Ingredients Cinnamon 100 gram Cardamom pods 100 gram Cumin seeds 50 gram Black pepper corns 50 gram Cloves … Continue reading Garam Masala

Beef Fry Travancore style

Ingredients Beef 500 grams Mild red chilli powder 1 teaspoon Coriander powder 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon Cumins powder 1/4 teaspoon Pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon powder 1/4 teaspoon Cloves a few Cinnamon crushed 1 nos Onion sliced 1 nos Garlic minced 1 teaspoon Ginger chopped 1 tablespoon Coconut chunks 1/4 cup Vinegar 1 teaspoon Salt to taste Vegetable oil 4 tablespoons Mustard seeds Curry leaves 1 sprig Preparation Cut the beef into bite sized pieces. Mix red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, cumin powder, cinnamon powder and one teaspoon salt with enough water to a … Continue reading Beef Fry Travancore style

Shrimp Curry with roasted Coconut Paste

Schrimp Curry with Roasted Coconut Paste  This tasty curry is typical from the region of Kerala, but its taste, an amalgamation schrimp, tamarind and fried coconut can be served as a side dish to rice preparations or various breads. Ingredients¬† Schelled and cleaned shrimps 250 grams Grated coconut 1 cup Onion (Better shallots) chopped 1/2 cup Ginger chopped 2 teaspoon. Garlic chopped  4 cloves Curry leaves 1 sprig Dried red chillies 5 nos Coriander powder 2 teaspoon Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon Tomato 1 nos Tamarind paste 1 tablespoon Coconut oil 2 tablespoon Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon Dried chillies broken 2 … Continue reading Shrimp Curry with roasted Coconut Paste