Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Shrimp in Coconut Curry


Shrimp-2lbs(cleaned & divined)
Coconut Milk-1/2 tin
Turmeric powder-2tspn or according to taste
Red chili powder-2tspn or according to taste
Onions-1 small
Tomato-1 small
Curry leaves
Green Chilies-2 small or according to taste
Ginger-garlic paste-1/2tspn
Lemon juice
Cilantro/Coriander leaves


1)Nicely was the shrimp & drain the water.To that add little SALT,red chili & turmeric.

2)In a kadai add oil,then sputter the curry leaves.Then add the onions.

3)Fry the onions until it turns pinkish to that add little ginger garlic paste.

4)Then add the chopped tomato.Let the onions & tomato nicely mix together.

5)In a separate bowl add coconut milk with water(little) & red chili powder,SALT & turmeric powder,mixing it nicely that no lumps are formed.

6)Add this to the tomato & onions mixture.If wanted can add little more water.

7)Close the lid & bring it to boil.

8)Now add the shrimp to the boil,slow down the fire & cook until the shrimp is done.

9)Before turning off the stove add lemon juice(1 1/2tbspn) & garnish with cilantro.

Serve with Ghee rice,roti or plain rice...

Monday, February 22, 2010



1. Vanilla Ice cream 2. Cut fruits 3. Chopped nuts like cashews, soaked almonds(or flakes) pista, walnuts 4. Jelly(preferably strawberry) = prepare as per packet instructions 5. Milk(chilled) 6. Falooda sev(these are corn starch noodles, which u get in Indian stores) = prepare as per packet instructions 7. Falooda seeds(also called Tukmaria) = soak 1 tbspn in water (u can get them in Indian stores, they look exactly like black sesame seeds) 8. Rose syrup


1)In a tall glass,start by pouring some rose syrup
2)Followed by milk,
3)Then falooda seeds, then falooa sev
4)cut fruits
5)chopped nuts
7)Top it with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream & serve with a long spoon & a straw

Mix it all from the bottom of the glass & enjoy!!