Category: Lunch- Non-Veg

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken

Chicken leg Fry


Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken – Origin

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken is originated from Southern United States. West African cuisines includes fried chicken.Fried chicken Served on Special Occasions in African American Communities.There are different types and methods of frying a chicken.

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Frying Method includes pan frying, Oven Cooked and deep frying.Chickens are not fried as a whole in western counties.Chicken divided into parts as breast, wings, thighs, legs and seasoned with spices for frying.In India Tandoori chicken is very famous, where the whole chicken is marinated with spices and roasted in the fire.

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken – Spices Used

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken Spices can be varied according to the culture and environment.In western Countries, its dredged with flour, salt, pepper, olive oil, garlic powder,paprika, breadcrumbs and fried in the veg or peanut oil. In Asian Countries chicken.

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken is my version of cooking.its Completely different from other preparations.When it comes to spices, I have added curd to tenderize the chicken, chilli powder for colour and taste, garam masala for flavor,cumin, ginger garlic for taste and digestion,Lemon to maintain the moisture in the chicken, turmeric is a natural antibiotic ingredient good for health and olive oil to enhance the taste.

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken – Cooking Method

Mix the curd,spices as a fine paste and coated to the chicken evenly.Chicken Pieces are then marinated for min 1 hr to maximum 3 hrs. Marination makes the chicken taste and tender and also avoids the longer cooking time.Cooking time requires 20 mins.There are 3 types of frying a chicken.you can watch the other types in my videos.This is oven fried chicken,those who are diet conscious can try this method and avoid pan frying or deep frying as it needs more oil. While placing it in the oven sprinkle little olive oil over the chicken for good taste.

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken – Nutritional benefits

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken is known to be an excellent source of protein.These low-fat proteins also play an important role in assisting overweight people in losing weight quickly. As proteins are also known as the building blocks of muscles,chicken is also a great source if you’re looking for muscle build-up.It contains phosphorus and calcium which helps in strengthening our teeth and bones. It contains Vitamin B6 that lowers your homocysteine level, and keeps heart healthy. It has minerals that strengthens your immune system.chicken is rich in selenium.Chicken is rich in vitamin B3 (Niacin), a vitamin that is essential for cancer protection.Eating chicken will keep energy levels high while metabolism-burning calories can manage to keep you at a healthy weight.Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken garnished with onion, carrot cabbage, cucumber, tomato, lemon, fresh coriander gives healthy rich food and delicious in taste.

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken – Serving method

Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Chicken Drumstick Fry – Fried Chicken is an excellent dish for parties and for any special occasion.Everyone will love this dish.Spicy Drumstick Chicken Fry – Fried Chicken is very simple to make and yummy in taste.This can be prepared in a very less time. This can be served for lunch or dinner as a main course or side dish. Just try this delicious dish for your family and friends and Make them to feel they are very special.Have a Great Time!

Ingredients

Chicken drumsticks -6
Curd-1 cup
Turmeric-1/4 tsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
Ginger Garlic paste-1 tsp
Lemon juice-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil

Garnishing
Fresh Coriander – 1/3 bunches
Carrot
Cabbage
Onion rings
Tomato
Cucumber


Preparation method

  1. Take a bowl, add curd, chilli powder, cumin powder, turmeric, garam masala, ginger garlic paste, salt and lemon juice. Mix it well.
  2. Add the drumsticks and mix it well, so that the mixture coated evenly.
  3. Marinate it for 3 hrs in a fridge.
  4. Preheat the oven for 5 min to 100 degrees C
  5. Arrange the drumsticks in a tray and place it in the oven to 250 degree C
  6. After 10 min take it out and flip the pieces and place it again
  7. Grill it for another 15 mins to 250 degrees C
  8. Garnish it with fresh coriander and serve it hot.

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mutton meal

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Traditional Fish Fry

Grandma fish fry


Ingredients:

King Fish – 500 gms

Chilli powder-2 tsp

Turmeric-1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil to fry

Lemon-1

 For the DD masala

Garlic cloves-5

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Pepper-1/2 tsp


Preparation method:

  1. Take a bowl mix the ingredients with DD spices.
  2. Add lemon juice and mix it well.
  3. Add fish and apply the masala evenly to the fish.
  4. Marinate it for 1 hr.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and add fish few at a time.
  6. Fry it until it turns to golden brown
  7. Serve it hot

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Egg Tamarind Curry

Egg-Tamarind-curry

 


Ingredients

Eggs-6

Onions-2 medium

Tomato-2 medium

Green chillies-3

Tamarind juice-1 cup

Garlic cloves-6 (optional)

Coriander leaves

Salt to taste

Sesame oil

 For the Tadka/Tempering:

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Red chillies-4

Curry leaves-1 spring

Fenugreek seeds-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

 Spices:

Turmeric -1/2 tsp

Chilli powder-1 tsp

Coriander powder-2 tsp

Cumin powder-1/2 tsp

Pepper powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp


Preparation method:

  1. Boil the eggs and peel it keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan add tempering spices.
  3. Once they splutter, add chopped onions, green chillies, garlic cloves and sauté it.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and spices, mix it well.
  5. Add tamarind juice, salt and cook until oil float at the top.
  6. Add  boiled eggs and stir it well.
  7. Cover it and cook for the 20 mins in a medium flame.
  8. Garnish it with coriander leaves.
  9. Serve it hot with rice.

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Chicken Recipes – Chicken Curry Recipe – Chettinad

Chicken Bone Chukka

 

Chettinad Chicken Curry Recipe – Origin

Chicken Recipes – Chicken Curry Recipe – chukka is prepared using South Indian Chettinad style. Chicken chukka is one of the popular dish in chettinad cuisine. usually it can be prepared with mutton. I have done nearly 16 types of chukka recipes with different combinations – chicken, mutton, prawn, fish, potato, cauliflower, egg and mushroom. you can watch these recipe videos in my site.Chettinad is famous for variety of spices that are freshly ground powders or masalas.Especially for non-vegetarian foods, it is one of the spicest most aromatic cuisine.

Chettinad Chicken Curry Recipe – Spices and cooking method

Chicken Recipes – Chicken Curry Recipe – The cooking method is based on South Indian chettinad cuisines.Usually the chukka prepared using boneless chicken. I have done four types of dishes, chukka with bone and chukka with boneless,chukka biryani, chukka curry with potatoes and chicken. you can watch these recipe videos in my site.This is my version of cooking, in the first part chicken pieces cooked with fennel, curry leaves, red chillies, onion tomato, ginger garlic gravy. Then the dry roasted spices powdered, added to the chicken and pressure cooked. The second part of the recipe includes the curry cooked in the slow process till the gravy is thick. it makes the chicken very juicy, tender and well coated with spices.The texture and taste of the recipe is great.

Chettinad Chicken Curry Recipe – Nutritional health benefits

Chicken Recipes – Chicken Curry Recipe – Chicken is known to be an excellent source of protein.These low-fat proteins helps in losing weight quickly.It contains phosphorus and calcium which helps in strengthening our teeth and bones. It contains Vitamin B6 that lowers your homocysteine level, and keeps heart healthy. It has minerals that strengthens your immune system.chicken is rich in selenium.Chicken is rich in vitamin B3 (Niacin), a vitamin that is essential for cancer protection.Eating chicken will keep energy levels high while metabolism-burning calories can manage to keep you at a healthy weight.Onion, tomato ,ginger,garlic, peppercorns, cumin, curry leaves have more medicinal properties and good for health.

Chettinad Chicken Curry Recipe – Serving method

Chicken Recipes – Chicken Curry Recipe – is perfect dish for lunch or dinner. Chettinad Chicken Curry served as a main course for family gatherings, friends, parties or Sunday meal. This excellent dish can go well with rice, biryani, roti, naan, paratha, phulka, idli or dosa. Chettinad Chicken Curry is must try dish that anyone can do and love it. Delicious recipe.


Ingredients

Chicken- 1kg
Garlic cloves-5
Ginger small piece-1
Shallots-15
Tomato -3 small
Turmeric-1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds-1/2 tbsp
Red Chillies-3
Salt to taste
Oil
Fresh Curry Leaves-4 Sprig

For the Grinding

Cumin seeds-1tbsp
Coriander seeds-1/2 tbsp
Red Chillies-4
Curry Leaves-1 sprig
Cinnamon-2
Cloves-4
Cardamom-2


Preparation method

  1. Dry roast all the spices for grinding and make a fine curry powder.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add fennel seeds, curry leaves and red chillies.
  3. Add chopped ginger, garlic pieces and fry it.
  4. Add crushed shallots,cook it untill it turns to golden brown.
  5. Add salt,turmeric, ginger garlic paste,tomato puree and allow it to boil for few mins.
  6. When the oil separates, floats on the top and the gravy is thick,add the prepared curry powder and mix it well.
  7. Add the potato cubes,Chicken pieces and mix it with the masala cook for few mins.
  8. Cover it and pressure cook for 3 whistles in a slow flame.
  9. Transfer the gravy into the pan, cook it uncover till it gets thicken.
  10. Garnish it with coriander leaves.Serve it hot with rice /roti.

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Prawn Briyani

Prawn Briyani

Prawn Briyani


Ingredients

Prawns-500 gms

Basmati Rice-500 gms

Salt to taste

Oil

 

For the Tempering / Tadka:

Cloves-4

Cinnamon-2

Cardomom-2

Bay leaves-2

 

For the Sauté:

Onions-2 medium

Green chillies-2 medium

Garlic-6 cloves -1/2 tsp. paste

Ginger -2 inch cube-1/2 tsp. paste

Tomatoes- 2 medium (make it puree)

 

Spices Used:

Turmeric – 1/2tsp

Cumin powder-1/2tsp

Chilli powder-1tsp

Coriander powder-2tsp

Garam masala-1/2 tsp

 

Garnishing

Fresh Coriander – 1/3 bunches


Preparation method:

  • Cook the rice separately.
  • Heat oil in a pan, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and bay leaves.
  • Add Chopped onions and green chillies and sauté it
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry it.
  • Add tomato puree and the spices with the salt
  • When the oil floats at the top, add the prawns and mix it well
  • Cover it and cook it For the 8 mins in a low flame.
  • Take the electric cooker, add the cooked rice as a layer and add the prawn masala on the top as a layer, garnish it with coriander leaves .repeat it For the 3 times.
  • Sprinkle orange colour diluted water at the top and cooks it For the 4 mins.
  • Garnish with Fresh coriander and serve it hot with raita

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Traditional Egg Curry

Egg Grandma Curry

Grandma  Egg curry


Ingredients:

Egg-4

Turmeric-1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Sesame oil

 

For the Tempering / Tadka:

Curry leaves-2 spring

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad-dal-1/4 tsp

 

 

For the Sauté:

Shallots- 250 grams

Garlic-6 cloves -1/2 tsp. paste

Ginger -2 inch cube-1/2 tsp. paste

Tomatoes- 2 medium (optional)

Hing -1 pinch (optional)

 

Garnishing

Fresh Coriander – 1/3 bunches

 

Spices For the Grinding:

Red Chillies – 8

Coriander seeds -6 TSP

Cumin seeds -1 tsp

Fennel seeds – 2 tsp

Black Pepper corns- 1 tsp

Curry leaves-1/3 bunch

Cardomom-2

Cloves-2

Cinnamon-2


Preparation method:

 

  1. Boil the eggs, peel it and keep it aside.
  2. Fry the spices in the dry pan, till it gets nice aroma.
  3. Grind the spices to a smooth paste.
  4. Crush the tomato using hand and crush the shallots using DD.
  5. Take boiled eggs in a bowl; add the grinded masala, crushed onions, crushed tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, turmeric, hing and salt.
  6. Add handful of sesame oil and mix altogether with hand, marinate it For the 5 mins.
  7. Heat the pan; transfer the mixture to the pan. Sprinkle water.
  8. Cover it and cook it For the 15 min in a medium flame.
  9. Stir it occasionally. When it’s done, simmer it For the 15 mins .
  10. Garnish with Fresh coriander and serve it hot with rice or roti.

 


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Butter Chicken

Butter chicken

Butter Chicken


Chicken and Marinade Ingredients

800g skinless, boneless chicken cut into 3cm pieces.

2 peeled garlic cloves finely crushed

2cm peeled ginger finely grated

½ tsp salt

½ – 1 tsp hot chilli powder

Butter Chicken Served with Rice

Butter Chicken Served with Rice

1½ tsp lemon juice

75ml natural yoghurt

½ tsp garam masala

½ tsp ground turmeric

1 tsp ground cumin

1-2 tbsp vegetable oil

Sauce Ingredients

1½ tbsp ghee or if you can’t get ghee, use melted unsalted butter

2 peeled garlic cloves finely crushed / chopped

2cm stick peeled ginger finely chopped

Seeds from 1 cardamom pod lightly crushed

2 cloves

1 tsp ground coriander

1 -2 tsp garam masala

1 tsp ground turmeric

1 – 3 tsp hot chilli powder(careful!)

275ml tomato purée or 440gm chopped blitzed until smooth

1 tbsp lemon juice

40g unsalted butter

100ml double cream or creme fresh

1 tbsp chopped coriander For the garnish


Prepration method

 

Butter Chicken Recipe – Chicken Preparation

 

  1. From the Chicken Ingredients, add the cubed chicken, garlic, ginger, chilli, salt and lemon juice into a large bowl. Make sure the chicken is well coated, cover the bowl and leave to marinate in the fridge For the at least 1 hour.
  2. Now mix the garam masala, tumeric, cumin and yohurt and add to the chicken, again making sure that the chicken is well coated with the mixture. Cover and marinate For the at least another 2-3 hours in the fridge although overnight is preferable.
  3. When you’ve finished marinating the chicken, preheat the oven to 180C and after placing the chicken pieces on a grill rack, bake them For the 8-10 mins.
  4. Now remove the chicken from the oven and brush with a little oil and turn then over.
  5. Put back into the over and bake For the another 10-12 mins or until the chicken is just cooked through.

 

Butter Chicken Recipe – Sauce Preparation

 

  1. Heat the ghee/butter in a large frying pan and once it’s hot, add the crushed garlic and ginger and fry For the 1-2 minutes only
  2. Now add the chilli powder, cardamom, garam masala, cloves, coriander and turmeric and stir well frying For the another 1-2 minutes
  3. Then stir in the tomato puree with the lemon juice and cook For the a further 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add the already cooked chicken pieces and the butter and stir gently until the butter has melted and the sauce becomes smooth.
  5. Add more seasoning if neccesary and when ready serve and garnish with chopped corriander

 


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Instant Chicken fry

chicken instant fry

Instant Chicken Fry

 


 

Ingredients

Boneless Chicken -500 gms

Chilli powder-2tsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Lemon juice -2 tsp

Salt to taste


Preparation method

 

  1. Mix the spices to the chicken and marinate it For the 1 hr.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add chicken fry it in a medium flame.
  3. Add few pieces at a time; fry it until it reaches golden brown.
  4. Serve it hot

 


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Veg-Egg Gravy

Veg-Egg Gravy

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