Showing posts with label stew. Show all posts
Showing posts with label stew. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Chicken and red split lentil stew



1 cup mysoor dal or red lentils
1/4 cup onions chopped
1 green chillie sliced
2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp ginger grated
2 cups water add 1/2 cup more if needed
1 cup chicken pieces without bones
1/2 tsp chillie powder
2 tsp salt

2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp garlic paste
1/2 tsp ginger grated
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp garam masala
3 tbsp coriander leaves optional

In a big pan mix washed lentils, onion, green chillie, cumin, turmeric, 1/2 tsp ginger and water. Cook covered in low heat until the lentils are soft.
Add chicken pieces, chillie powder and salt into the lentils mix and cook for about 1/2 hour in low heat until the chicken is tender, add more water if needed.

Heat oil in another pan add cumin seeds when it sizzles add ginger and garlic and fry then add this to the cooked chicken and lentils. Add lemon juice, sugar and garam masala. Mix and cook in low heat for 5 minutes.
Add coriander leaves and mix before serving it hot with rice, flat bread or bread.


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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Fish stew


2 cup yam or cassava, remove peel and chop into cubes
1 cup long beans cut into pieces
4 cups water
2 tbsp cooked rice (any type)
1 cup king fish pieces without bones *
1/2 cup shrimp without peel
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp tamarind pulp
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp chillie powder or chillie flakes adjust according to taste
3 cloves of garlic chopped optional
1 tbsp onion chopped optional
1 to 2 green or red chillie optional
1 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp drumstick leaves optional

Add the cassava, long beans and water bring to a boil. Add the seafood, rice and spices.
Mix the cornstarch with cold water and leave aside. When the seafood and vegetables are cooked, add the cornstarch and the drumstick leaves cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
Serve the stew hot, it doesn't need to be accompanied with anything.

* Can adjust the amount of fish, shrimp, yam and beans. Can also add different types of seafood i.e. crab, squid, octopus and other fish.


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