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Sunday, October 11, 2015

Fish pulusu

7-8 fish fillets (mackarel or catfish or tilapia)
1 cup finely chopped onions
4 slit green chillis
1 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp cumin pwd
1 tsp coriander pwd
1 1/2 tsp red chilli pwd
1/4 tsp turmeric pwd
10-12 curry leaves
1 big lemon-sized tamarind pulp (soak tamarind in 1 1/2 cup of warm water and extract thick juice)
2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves (optional)
salt to taste
1/2 cup oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp methi seeds (fenugreek)
Heat oil in a wide vessel and add the mustard seeds and let them splutter.Add the methi seeds and let it brown.Add the curry leaves and stir for a few seconds.
Add the chopped onions and fry on medium heat till the onions turn transparent. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 3 mts. Add the turmeric pwd, coriander pwd, cumin pwd, red chilli pwd and salt and fry for a minute. Add the tamarind extract and bring it to boil.
  carefully place the fish pieces in the vessel and cook covered for 3 mts. Add the green chillis. Turn the fish pieces over and cook. Cover and cook on low heat for 10 mts. Let the sauce thicken and till the oil separates or leaves. Adjust salt and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Fish pulusu ready

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Onion tomato curry

chilli powder
coriander  powder

heat oil in a pan, add onions and add tomato fry for 2 min

Add chilli powder,add coriander powder and add salt. In medium flame, Mix well and close the lid
Fry for 5 mins.

Serve hot with chepati

Friday, July 10, 2015

Chicken curry

Ginger garlic paste
Chilly powder
Chicken marsala


Take a pan, heat oil add onions fry till onions turn pink color, add ginger garlic paste fry for 5 min.

Then add chicken, add chilly powder, add salt and coriander powder mix well close the lid cook for 5 min.

Add water and add chicken masala powder.
Fry until chicken  get cooked.
Serve with hot rice

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Onion curry for dosa

My mum used to prepared this curry whenever she make dosa\


Chilly powder- 1tbsp
Besan-4 tbsp
Oil-2 tbsp


Heat pan add oil , add onionsand add turmeric.

Add chilly powder,salt and some water. Fry untill onions become soft.

Take besan in a bowl add water and mix well without lumps.

pour besan paste to the onions. stir it for 3 min. off the stove
serve with Dosa

Simple pasta recipe

My daughter love to eat pasta,so I prepared simple recipe for pasta

Chilly powder
Water to boil pasta


Boil pasta with salt,
Heat a pan add oil,add onions and tomato.fry them until tomato's become soft.

Add chili powder and salt.fry for 1 min
                       Add pasta and mix well. Serve

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Gunta ponganalu



for batter:
Rice 1cup
Urad dal/Black gram dal/ minapappu 1/2cup
                     Wash and soak rice and dal for 3-4 hrs. Grind as a dosa batter. It should be pouring consistency. cover and keep aside over night or 6-7hrs.
note: Left over dosa batter is great for this ponganalu. it should be little sour.

Onion finely chopped 1
Green chilli finely chopped 3
Curry leaves finely chopped 10
Ginger finely chopped 1/2inch piece
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder 1/2-1tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2tsp
Soaked channa dal 2tbsp(soak for 2hrs)

1. Take a Bowl and mix all the ingredient except oil, mix well, now your batter is ready.

2. To prepare this ponganalu you need ponganalu pan.

3. Place the pan on stove and keep it medium to high flame and put oil in each impression.
4. when the skillet is hot then take a spoon or small laddle full of batter and fill the impressions with ponganalu batter keep the stove on medium flame.

5. Cover and cook for 2 minutes 

remove lid sprinkle little oil on top of ponganalu and cook on medium flame for some time or brown spots appear at the edges.

6. Gently lift ponganalu with spoon/ponganalu lifter/ fork, they cooked completely then should come out easily with out sticking to the pan. Otherwise cook some more time.

7.Again Pour/season with oil and do the next batch by following the same steps.
8. Serve hot with peanut chutney or with curry leaves powder/ coriander spice powder

Sunday, June 7, 2015

pan cake

3/4 cup milk
1 cup pancake mix
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 egg
2 tablespoon butter
  1. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk, egg and melted butter; mix until smooth.
  2. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Brown on both sides and serve hot.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Sugar Bread Egg Toast


Bread - 4 slices (I used milk bread)
Eggs - 2(at room temperature) 
Sugar - 1 tsp
Ghee - As required to toast

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Bread - 4 slices (I used milk)
Eggs - 2(at room temperature) 
Milk - 1/8 cup
Sugar - 1 tsp
Honey - 1 tsp
Vanilla Essence - 1/8 tsp
Cinnamon powder - a tiny pinch(optional)

Ghee / Butter - As required to toastast Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 5 mins / toast | Serves : 2
Recipe CategoryMain | Recipe CuisineWorld

Bread - 4 slices (I used milk)
Eggs - 2(at room temperature) 
Milk - 1/8 cup
Sugar - 1 tsp
Honey - 1 tsp
Vanilla Essence - 1/8 tsp
Cinnamon powder - a tiny pinch(optional)
Ghee / Butter - Acipe - Ingredie


  1. Beat both the eggs until frothy,pale and fluffy..
  2. Add sugar.
  3. Whisk it once again until slightly frothy.Dip each slice of bread in the egg mixture coating on both sides.Heat dosa tawa,drizzle ghee add the bread slices and toast it till both sides turn golden brown.
Serve hot with honey and any fruits of your choice!

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Instant Wheat Dosa


Wheat Flour / Atta – 1 cup
Rice Flour  – ½ cup
Onion – 1 finely chopped
Green Chilly – 1 finely chopped
Coriander Leaves  – 3 tblspn finely chopped
Salt to taste
Water as needed


Mix everything except oil to a thin batter. The batter should not be thick it should be watery in consistency.

Now heat a nonstick tawa. Pour  batter in it like dosa.

Drizzle some oil and Cook it for 3-4 mins on one side until the bottom turns little crispy and golden brown.

Flip it over and cook for 2 mins on other side too.

Finish the entire batter like this. Serve it with coconut chutney or sambar.