Sep 28, 2006

Fish Cutlets

Firm white fish-1/2lb approximately, Ground pepper-1/2tsp,Salt to taste
Onions finely chopped-1/4cup, Garlic-2cloves peeled & crushed
Green chillies-4 finely chopped,Coriander leaves-2tbsp chopped
Bread crumbs-4tbsp, Lemon juice-1tsp, Egg-1 lightly beaten.
Steam the fish & remove any skin & bones. Flake the pieces gently with a fork.
Put the fish in a bowl and add lemon juice, pepper powder, salt, garlic, onions, chilies, coriander leaves and 1tbsp breadcrumbs to the fish & mix gently.Shape into patties.
Dip each cutlet into egg & then in the breadcrumbs. Preheat the oven to 350°.Place the cutlets on a baking sheet &bake for about 15mts. Or till the cutlets turn golden brown & crispy.
Serve hot with ketchup.

Sep 14, 2006

Chicken Masala curry

Red chilli powder-1tbsp
Salt to taste
Cashewnuts-6-7 (soak & grind to paste)
Cinnamon-1 inch stick
Curry leaves-10
Onion-1big chopped
Ginger garlic paste-1tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Cumin powder-1tsp
Black pepper powder-1tsp
Cilantro for garnish

Method: mix curd, chilli powder, salt, and 1/2tsp ginger garlic paste, add chicken to this mixture & keep aside.
Dry roast cinnamon, cardamom, clove, & curry leaves & make a fine powder of it.
Heat oil in a pan add onions, fry for 4-5 mts then add ginger garlic past sauté,
Add cumin powder, coriander powder, & pepper powder mix well & let cook for 5-6mts
Turn off heat, cool & grind the onion masala to a fine paste.
Heat oil in the same pan add chicken fry for about 3-4mts.
Add the ground powder, salt, mix well, and then add the ground masala paste, cashew nut paste. And combine well. Add little water if required.

Cook till the meat is tender & the gravy attains the required consistency. Garnish with cilantro.