Chettinad Chicken Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Main Course

Serves: 2-3 Pax

Ingredients:

  • Chicken with Bone or Boneless 500 grams
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric to taste
  • Grated Coconut 200 grams
  • Clove 2-3pcs, Cinnamon 1-2pcs, Cardamom 1-2pcs, Black pepper whole 4-5pcs, Star Anise 1pc
  • Jeera whole 1 tsp, Sauff (Funnel seeds) 1 tsp, Coriander whole 1tsp, Dry Red Chilly 3-4 pcs
  • Ginger and Garlic paste 2 tablespoon
  • Lemon Juice 4 tablespoon
  • Curry Leaf 7-8pcs
  • Mustard whole 1 teaspoon
  • Onion 2 medium size
  • Tomato 1 medium size

Method:

  1. Take a pan and dry roast Jeera, Sauff, coriander whole, clove, black pepper, star anise, cinnamon, cardamom, dry red chilli and roast for 2 minutes on low flame.
  2. Then add grated coconut into it, cook till the coconut is light brown in colour.
  3. Keep aside to cool it then make a dry paste of it, your Chettinad Masala is ready to use.
  4. Marinate the chicken with salt, turmeric and lemon juice.
  5. Take a thick bottom pan or kadai, add oil then add curry leaves and mustard into it, after few seconds add chopped onion into it
  6. Start to sauté the onion till golden brown, then add ginger and garlic paste, salt, dhaniya powder, red chilly powder together
  7. After that add chopped tomatoes into it, cook till the gravy is cooked
  8. Add marinated chicken in the gravy and start cooking on medium flame.
  9. Keep cooking till the chicken is soft, then add the Chettinad Masala on it.
  10. Sauté for some more time then add hot water so that the chicken is dipped in water
  11. Cover it for 20 min and cook till it becomes semi gravy
  12. Serve hot with garnish of grated coconut and curry leaves

Chef Tips:

  • Cooking of Chettinad Masala is most important so don’t burn it, cook it on low flame only
  • Chilies you can increase according to your taste too
  • Cover the chicken till it’s tender, if you feel it’s sticking in the bottom of the kadai add more water and keep mixing it.
  • The Chettinad Masala can be kept in refrigerator for 1 week.

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Kolkata Egg Rolls Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Snacks

Serves: 2-3 pax

Ingredients:

  • Eggs 3
  • Aataa/Wheat Flour 100 grams
  • Maida/Refined Flour (Optional) 30 grams
  • Onion Small 1 piece
  • Cucumber small 1 piece
  • Salt to taste
  • Chat Masala to taste
  • Tomato ketchup 2-3 tablespoon
  • Chilli sauce 2-3 tablespoon
  • Mustard sauce 2-3 tablespoon

Method:

Making of Dough:
  1. Take a bowl, add wheat and refined flour together
  2. Add salt into it
  3. Add water and make a dough of it
Making of Omelette:
  1. Make the flat bread (Roti) of the dough by the help of Rolling pin (Belan)
  2. Cook for few seconds in the pan then keep aside
  3. Beat one egg with salt and then pour it on the pan and cook for few seconds
  4. The Roti prepared on step 2 put it on the omelette and cook from both sides
Making the Roll:
  1. Cut the onion and cucumber in Juliane cutting (Long Thin Cutting)
  2. Fill the roll with the veggies then add chat Masala, ketchup, mustard and chilli sauce
  3. Roll the Roti by covering the whole mixture inside of the roti
  4. Cut into pieces and serve hot with Ketchup and mustard sauce

Chef Tips:

  • The dough have to be soft
  • Roti have to be thin not thick so that roll can be easily prepared
  • The filing must be raw and use lemon juice if needed
  • The mustard sauce is important in Bengali rolls

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Bharwan Tinde Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Main Course

Serves: 2-3 Pax

Ingredients:

  • Tinde medium size 10-12 pieces
  • Paneer 150 grams
  • Onion medium 2 pcs
  • Tomato medium 2 pcs
  • Green Chilly 1-2 pcs
  • Salt to taste
  • Dhaniya powder to taste
  • Red chilli powder to taste
  • Garam masala to taste
  • Haldi pinch of
  • Vegetable oil for cooking

Method:

  1. Peel and cut the top of the Tinde then scoop to make it hollow
  2. Take a pan, then sauté the tinde adding salt and haldi
  3. Keep aside to cool it
  4. Sauté the grated paneer in a pan adding only salt and then stuff ot inside the tinde
  5. For the gravy, sauté onion and tomato together for 5-7 min
  6. After the mixture is cool, blend it in the blender till it’s smooth
  7. Now cook the blended mixture in kadai adding all the spices
  8. When the gravy is cooked add the stuffed Tinde into it and cook for sometime
  9. Serve hot with indian breads

Chef Tips:

  • Make sure while scooping the tinde you don’t break the sides (Scoop carefully)
  • You don’t need to boil the tinde, just sauté/fry it in hot oil
  • The gravy can be a homemade gravy too what you want to have with tinde
  • The stuffing can be paneer or boiled potato whatever you want to have it’s totally your choice
  • When the gravy is ready just dip it for 10 min and then serve

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Moradabadi Moong Dal Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Cuisine

Serves: 2.3 pax

Ingredients:

  • Moong Dal without skin 100 grams
  • Onion 1 pc
  • Green Chilly 2-3 pcs
  • Ginger 50 grams
  • Garlic 50 grams
  • Coriander for garnish
  • Lemon or Imli 100 ml
  • Salt to taste
  • Haldi to taste
  • Red Chilly Powder to taste

Method:

  1. Soak the Dal for 30 min and then boil it in cooker adding salt, haldi, green chilly 1 pc.
  2. As the Dal is cooking chop the onion and green chilly
  3. As the dal is cooked, make the tadka ready
  4. Take oil in a pan, add chopped garlic & ginger, as it turned golden brown add Hing and in the last red chilly powder
  5. Then add it on the boiled dal, after adding the tadka, add chopped onion and chillies in it
  6. Add Lemon and coriander then serve hot

Chef Tips:

  • Make sure the dal is nicely cooked
  • The water content in dal must not in tok much, it have to thick in natire
  • You can add spices according to your taste

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