Friday, November 13, 2009

Stuffed Green Pepper(Kudamilakai)


Stuffed Green Pepper 

Ingredients 

  • Green pepper.....................3 
  • Tur Dhal.............................2cups 
  • Red Chili............................2 
  • Green Chili.........................1  
  • Asafoetida..........................1pinch 
  • Salt to Taste
Method 

Cut the the top and remove all the seeds. 
Put them in boiled water for five minutes. 
Soak the tur dhal for two hours. 
Remove the water and grind with chili, salt and chili.  
Stuff the ground mixture in all the peppers and steam them.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Kappa Puzhukku

Kappa Puzhukku

This kappa or tapioca is very favorite of Malayali people.This is available plenty in Unites States. Very easy to prepare.Kappa puzhukku and kanji is best combination. Brake the skin of the kappa and dice them into big pieces. It cooks very fast.

Ingredients

  • Kappa........................1
  • Turmeric Powder.........1/2 tsp
  • Grated Coconut..........1/2 cup
  • Green Chili..................3
  • Curry Leaves...............few
  • Coconut Oil..................2tsp
  • Salt To Taste
Method
  • Remove the skin and dice it into big pieces.
  • Boil them with desired water, salt and turmeric powder. 
  • Make a coarse paste of coconut and green chili. 
  • When it becomes cooked, add coconut and mash with a spoon. 
  • Add curry leaves and coconut oil over the curry and cover it.
  • You can make this puzhukku with kachil kizhangu,
  •  Kappa kizhangu and chakka ( Same way). 
  • ForThiruvathira some people make kachil puzhukku with kali. 
  • In our house, Kerala we used to prepare most of the days. 
  • Morning we would eat this puzhukku with podiari kanji.

Bok Choy Bhaji

Bok Choy Bhaji

  • Bok Choy....................2
  • Red Pepper................ 1
  • Scallion.......................2
  • Chili Flakes.................1tsp
  • Olive Oil......................2tsp
  • Salt to Taste

Bok Choy Curry with red pepper and chili flakes
Bok Choy Curry
Method

  • Wash the bok choy, scallion and red pepper nicely and slice them. 
  • Heat pan with oil add bok choy, scallion and red pepper, salt and chili flakes. 
  • Fry them till they become tender. 
  • Add the leaves and cover the pan. Cook 2 minutes more. 
  • Serve with rice chapathi. It is very tasty and good for health..