When one talks of Andhra food, the first thing they would say, â€˜Spicyâ€™. Honestly, its not as spicy as its made out to be. But then if they were to eat Gongura Mamsam, I will have to agree that its spicya indeed! An authentic Andhra non-vegetarian meal is incomplete without Gongura Mamsam, an absolutely delectable, mouth-watering dish.
The prawn was pretty small in size but packed with flavor as my friend rightly pointed out. I got down to making an Andhra style prawn fry. I like prawn and can eat as often as possible without getting tried of it. Usually I cook the prawn in a dry saute style or biryani. Tried a slightly different version of prawn fry this time around and am pleased with the end result.
Meat lovers will relish this mutton curry which is cooked in combination with drumsticks. The meat becomes succulent and flavorful from the slow simmering to absorb the spices and the drumsticks give the taste buds a good tingle. Very easy preparation and makes a good curry with hot rice or rotis.
Chicken dish with an Indo-Chinese touch! I made this awesome dish to go with butter naan, ordered from a take away. Found the recipe while flipping through my recipe files, hand written on a paper, barely legible. The recipe caught my attention and I felt an instant desire to try it right away
The only ingredient to be careful is with the use of fresh coconut, which can easily overwhelm the other flavors (if used more than the required quantity). This subtly sweet based chicken curry is quick to prepare, once you have all the ingredients on hand and makes a great curry with chapatis, steamed white rice or biryani. Try it and it sure will enthrall the palates of your family and friends.
Drumsticks or Munaga Kaaya are one of my favourite vegetables and I use them liberally in my everyday cooking be it to make a pickle,mixed vegetable curry or with shrimps,or add them to my favorite sambar(lentil based stew),thiyal or avial.I will be writing more about ‘The Moringa Miracle Tree’ for the Weekend
Our brunch this morning was roasted chicken sausages flavored with oregano, sauteed shredded cabbage, boiled egg, cucumber and lightly sauteed apple slices. This breakfast platter is adapted from Nita Mehta’s breakfast cookbook and made for a super quick, flavorful, filling, men-pleasing (my son and husband) meal. For a lunch or dinner version, you can top with some salsa and grated cheese.
Chicken stew with Appam is a popular breakfast fare in Kerala. Simple, aromatic, hearty stew that is sure to win many a heart. Chicken and potato cubes are slowly simmered in a subtly spiced coconut milk base. You can even add vegetables like carrot, beans and peas and increase the nutrition profile of the stew
A fantastic and flavorful chicken curry that is a regular at our home. This favorite chicken curry recipe is usually prepared as a side with flavored rice like Tomato Pulao. Coconut milk and poppy seeds are essential in the preparation of the curry. The chicken simmers in a concoction of yogurt, coconut milk, poppy seeds and garam masala to yield a rich creamy textured curry. Tomato Pulao with Chicken curry made for a deliciously comforting meal.