Thursday, February 24, 2011

Kayal Puricha Curry

Kayalpatnam(Kayal)is a small town in Southern Tamil Nadu,this is the place where i was born.It was once know as Mecca of Tamil Nadu. We have 66 streets and each street has 66 mosques. Our food & spices are very different from others,we make our own spices..


Lamb leg/shoulder-2lbs
Yogurt-1 1/2cups
Red Chili powder-3tbspn
SALT-to taste
Ginger-garlic paste


1) In a pressure cooker add the meat to that mix yogurt,red chili powder,SALT,ginger-garlic paste & cardamon.

2) Cook the meat until 5whistles. Cook until the all the water is evaporated.

3) In a sauce pan add little oil & butter/ghee,when hot add the meat. In slow flame cook the meat for 15mins.

Serve with ghee rice or rice and dal

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Pista Kheer


1 lit Milk
2handful of Pista(grounded)
1 can condensed milk
1 elachi/Cardamon(powdered)
4tbspn Sooji/Rava
Sugar to taste


Pour the milk & to it add the pista.Nicely boil for 10mins.Then add the remaining ingredients and boil for 20mins.Cool it down.Keep it in fridge.When serving if is thick,add warm milk & nicely mix..yumm it's ready to be served