Saturday, November 8, 2014

Chicken Nuggets Easy Home Made Recipe Healthy Oats /ചിക്കൻ നുഗ്ഗെട്സ് എളുപ്പത്തിൽ വീട്ടിൽ തയാറാക്കാം ആരോഗ്യകാരമായ്


500 gram chicken breasts, boneless & skinless cut into chunks

Butter milk/ yoghurt  200 ml

1/4 cup   oats (also known as 5 minute oats)

2  teaspoon pepper powder

1 teaspoon  Chill powder

2 teaspoon garlic crushed

2 teaspoon shallots / small onion crushed

1/2 teaspoon  salt or to taste

3/4 cup  bread crumbs

2 tablespoon parmesan cheese, grated or grated Cheese (optional but it will make it more yummy)

2 Eggs beaten

Oil for frying( Sunflower)

Method of preparation

In a large bowl, marinate the pieces of chicken in buttermilk. Cover with plastic wrap and leave in the refrigerator overnight. This will tenderize the chicken.

Drain and discard the buttermilk.

 Place the  chicken breasts chopped, oats, pepper powder , chilli powder , garlic crushed , shallots , Salt in a food processor until chicken is finely minced  and ingredients are combined.

Place the bread crumbs and parmesan cheese in a shallow bowl or on a plate and stir to combine.

With moistened hands, roll 1 tablespoon of chicken mixture between your palms and flatten it into a “nugget” shape.

Coat the nuggets in flour, then egg, and then the bread crumbs and place the nuggets back on the tray.

Deep fry in small batches until golden brown, about 5 minutes.

Serve with Tomato Sauce. 

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Drumsticks Masala Curry / മുരിങ്ങക്ക മസാല കറി സ്പെഷ്യൽ


5 drumsticks (മുരിങ്ങക്ക  )

1 teaspoon black mustard seeds(കടുക് )

1 sprig curry leaves

2 green chillies slit in the middle

3 tablespoons chilli powder

1/4 teaspoons fenugreek seeds ( ഉലുവ )

¼ cup milk or coconut milk

3 tablespoons oil

1 onion chopped

6 cloves garlic sliced lengthwise

1 inch ginger crushed

1 ½ teaspoons salt or to taste

¼ cup water

Method of preparation

1. Slightly scrape the skin off the drumsticks and cut the drumstick into 5 cm long pieces and wash them.

2. Heat the oil in a pan and saute the drumsticks. Lift them out and fry the mustard seeds and when the mustard seeds begin to pop add the curry leaves, chopped onions, green chilies, crushed ginger and the garlic slices and fry for a few minutes on low heat until the onions are caramelized.

3. Add the chilli powder and then add the sauteed drumsticks to the masala (chilli mixture) stir well and add the salt, fenugreek and the water. Cover and cook for about 20 minutes or until the drumsticks are cooked. Now add the milk and stir well and cook for about 10 minutes.

When well blended remove from stove and serve.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Brinjal Roast / Eggplant Roast / Brinjal Masala Roast


400 gram eggplant/Brinjal  ( Small Eggplants are tasty)
Egg plant Masala( See recipe below)
2 tablespoons oil
Salt ( to taste)
¼ tsp Sugar (  Optional)
1 tablespoon tomato sauce

Method of preparation Eggplant Roast

Rinse the eggplant with water and cut into halves. Soak them in salt water to prevent turning brown color.

Heat up the wok with oil. Add Eggplant masala and stir-fry until aromatic, then follow by the eggplant( Squeeze the water from eggplant before adding).

 (Continue to stir-fry until eggplant become soft but not overly soft. Add tomato sauce.  Serve hot with bread/ paratha / Chappathi.

Eggplant Masala Preparation


5 dried red chilies (seeded and soaked to soften)( Depends on your taste)
5 fresh red chilies (seeded and sliced)
10 shallots (peeled and chopped)
4 cloves garlic (peeled and chopped)
2 tsp Garam Masala
2 tablespoons cooking oil

Method of preparation

 use a mini food processor to blend well Egg plant masala ingredients . Heat up a wok with oil. As soon as the oil is heated, transfer the  Egg plant masala paste into the wok and stir-fry continuously for a few minutes or until you smell the heat from the Egg plant masala or the oil separates from the  Egg plant masala. Kept aside set aside.