Saturday, August 31, 2013


250 gm prawns cleaned
1 onion large sliced
1 inch ginger sliced
3 cloves garlic sliced
1 tomato sliced
1 green chilly sliced
1 red chilly sliced
1 stalk curry leaves
1 tsp chili powder
1 tbsp seafood curry powder
½ tsp pepper powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste oil for cooking
Coriander leaves


Fry onion, garlic, ginger, both chilies
in oil until light brown.

Add all the powders one by one, stir
for 1 minute.

Add tomato, curry leaves, salt & prawns,
stir-fry for few more minutes.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice or breads.

Friday, August 30, 2013


 600 g plain wheat flour
Salt to taste
1 cup warm water
Ghee / margarine
1 egg
1-2 tbsp condensed milk


Sift the flour & salt together.

Knead flour, egg, milk & ghee / margarine
 with water (a little at a time) good enough
to make a moderately soft dough or easy
to handle.

Leave for 4-5 hours or overnight.

Divide dough into 8 equal parts.

Shape it into balls.

Flatten each ball with a rolling pin &
fold in 1/2 teaspoon ghee.

Roll up dough & twist it into a coil.

Pressing one open end onto the top.

Roll it again as thin as possible into 
a round shape.

Beginning at one of the open ends, roll up
 dough tightly & coil it again as before.

Roll out dough slowly onto lightly floured
surface ( to ensure air is not forced out ).

Heat an iron griddle & fry the rotis individually.

Turn it over & spread a little ghee on it until 
both sides are golden brown.

Serve roti canai with curry or dhall

Thursday, August 22, 2013


3-4 piece bean curd
( fried & cut into cubes )
1 tomato cut
1 onion chopped
2 cloves garlic chopped
1 red chilly chopped
1 green chilly chopped
Chill flacks / black pepper crushed
Pinch of turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves
Oil for cooking


Sauté onion, garlic, both chilies
until soft & brown.
Add tomato, curry leaves, salt,
turmeric powder, stir-fry till
tomatoes are soft.

Add bean curd, chill flacks,
coriander leaves & stir-fry.

Serve hot as a side dish.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013


1 onion chopped
2 cloves garlic chopped
Roasted meat ( chicken,
lamb, pork or any meat)
1 bowl of rice cooked
2 eggs ( scrambled )
1 stalk spring onion chopped
Salt to taste
Chili flakes
Oil for cooking
Crispy fried shallots


Sauté the onion & garlic in hot oil.

Add in roasted meat, rice, salt,
chili flakes & fry until all mixed well.

Add scrambled eggs, spring onion
& quick stir.

Garnish with fried shallots.

Serve hot with any side dish of
your choice.