Friday, August 6, 2010

Tandoori Style Chicken

Any chicken lovers will definitely like tandoori chicken..Here is the recipe.

Chicken leg pieces - 4
Yogurt or Curd-3 table spoons
Coriander powder-1 table spoon
RedChilli Powder-1 table spoon(adjust as per your taste)
Salt--as required
Lemon-one big size
GingerGarlic paste-1/2 table spoon
Tandoori Chicken Masala-2 Tablespoons
Garam Masala-1 tea Spoon

1)Wash the chicken and then, using a sharp knife, cut slashes in the flesh to allow the marinade to penetrate.
2)In a separate bowl,combine yogurt,lemon juice,ginger garlic paste,salt,redchilli powder,corianderpowder,tandoori masala,garam masala
3)Mix well and pour this mixture over the chicken and rub into flesh turning the chicken several times.
4)Cover and refrigerate for atleast 2 hrs..if u marinate for overnight like 8 hrs..this recipe increases its taste.
4)you can grill or even toast the chicken.
5)If using conventional oven preheat the oven to 400 degrees and take an aluminium foil and spread one table of oil on it and spread and then place the chicken pieces.
6)Place the foil on the tray and place it in the oven
7)Turn the chicken mean while in the middle.

After 45 min yummy yummy tandoori chicken is ready!!!

Fish Curry

Among all the non-veg dishes FISH is my favourite..since its good for heart and also health..Here is the recipe for Fish Lovers...

Fish Pieces-1kg
Onion-1 large
Tomotoes-2 large
Gingergarlic paste-1/2 table spoon
Turmeric Powder-1/2 table spoon
Tamarind-Big lemon size
Green chillies-5no
RedChilli powder-1 table spoon
Masala powder-1 table spoon
Oil-5 table spoons
Kasoori methi- 1 teaspoon

1)Clean the fish and add redchilli powder,salt and tumeric powder to fish pieces and keep aside.
2)Cut the onion into dices and make a puree out of them and keep aside.
3)Make a puree of tomatoes also.
4)Add water to tamarind till its immersed and microwave it for 2 min and squeeze to make a pulp.
5)Heat oil in a pan add green chillies and fry well.
6)Add onion paste to the pan and fry till water oozes out from the onion paste,then add gingergarlic paste and fry for 3 min.
7)Then add tomato puree and fry until it become thick paste.
8)Add salt,redchilli,masala powder to the gravy at this point.
9)Now add tamarind pulp,close the lid and cook until oil floats on top and raw smell of tamarind disappears.
10)Add kasoori methi for a nice aroma and stir well.
11)Layer the fish pieces on top and close the lid to let them cook in the tamarind juice for atleast 15 min.
12)Add coriander leaves before turning off the stove.

Delicious and healthy fish curry or pulusu is ready!!!