Monday, 25 April 2016

Potato Masala

Potato masala curry can be served with rice or roti's(Indian bread).


Potatoes: 4 peeled and chopped in cubes

Tomatoes: 2 chopped

Dry coconut: 6 - 8 inch pieces

Cloves: 3

Cardamom: 2

Caraway or shajeera: 1/2 teaspoon

Cinnamon: 1 inch stick

Coriander leaves: few Finley chopped

Fenugreek leaves: few Finley chopped

Onion: 1 Finley chopped

Green chillies: 2 Finley chopped

Cumin seeds: 1/2 teaspoon

Red chilli powder: 2 Teaspoons

Salt: as per taste

Oil: 4 tablespoons

Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon

Ginger garlic paste: 1 tablespoon

Turmeric: 1 teaspoon


Grind coconut,cardamom,cloves,caraway seeds,cinnamon to a smooth paste in a grinder with little water.

Take a pan add oil,once oil heats up add cumin seeds,later add onion,green chillies,fenugreek leaves,potato and let them fry a bit and later add turmeric and ginger garlic paste and let it cook for 5 minutes.

Now add coconut  paste and let it fry 2-3 minutes and later add red chilli powder,salt and  cook for 2 - 3 minutes and now add tomatoes and let it become mushy and now add one glass of water and cook for 5 more minutes  and finally add coriander powder and finely chopped coriander and cook for further 2 -  3 minutes and switch off the flame.

Serve it hot with rice or roti's.

Happy cooking😊😊

Chicken Dumplings

Chicken Dumplings

Chicken preparation:

Chicken Breast: 500gm(minced)

Ginger: 1 and half inch(grated or paste)

Coriander: finely chopped

Green chillies or red chilies :1 finely chopped

Oyster sauce: 2 tablespoon

Soya sauce: 1 tablespoon

Salt: 2 teaspoons

Pepper powder: 1 tablespoon

Mince chicken breast or get minced chicken,add grated ginger,coriander,green or red chilli,oyster and soya sauce,salt,pepper and mix well and keep it ready.

Dough or dumpling skin preparation:

Plain flour: 500gm

Salt:1/2 teaspoon

Water: as per requirement.

Add salt to the flour and make a fine dough with water and let it rest for 20 -  30 minutes.

Once well rested,take a rolling pin and roll small quantities of dough to form a small circle and now put above chicken preparation in the middle and close the circle to form a semi circle and seal the ends to make a dumpling.

Now steam all the dumplings in a steamer and you can eat it straight after steaming or sauté them on a pan with little oil.

Serve them with hot chilli sauce.

Happy cooking😊😊