September 2011 | South Indian Cooking Recipes
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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Chicken 65 Recipe

Chicken 65 is a spicy deep fried chicken basically from Chinese origin but here I am going to prepare Chicken 65 in South Indian style ,We can make Chicken 65 either with both Bone and Boneless Chicken.


½ kg. Boneless Chicken
1 1/2 tbsp. of Red chilli powder
½ tsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. Corn flour 
1 Tbsp all purpose flour
Red food colour (a pinch)
Onion paste 3 Tbsp
½ tsp. of Turmeric powder
1 ½ tsp. Curry powder
1 tsp. of Ginger Garlic paste
1 Egg
Salt for taste
Oil for fry

  • Wash and Cut the Chicken in medium size pieces, marinate the Chicken with egg, turmeric, red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste,curry powder,lemon juice,all purpose flour,onion paste,food colour and Corn flour.
  • Take one medium sized onion grind into smooth paste without adding water it well give nice texture and taste to the chicken. 
  • Mix it well then keep it aside for at least an hour (or) refrigerate it for 30 Minutes.
  • In a fry pan add oil and heat it.
  • Deep fry the chicken until became fully cooked and brown in color.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Vegetable Samosa an Indian Snack

Vegetable Samosa is another famous snack from India you can find this Samosa varieties in all over the India but the method and taste may vary based on the different areas like South  India and North India. even it is famous in Pakistan, Srilanka  and Arab countries also. let us see how to prepare Vegetable samosa in South Indian style.

2 cup Maida flour (or) all purpose flour
1 Carrot
1 potato
1 green pea
1 Onion
Salt for taste
1 pinch Baking soda
Coriander leaves small amount
½ tsp Garam masala(Optional)
½ tsp Chili powder
Oil for fry

Method of Preparation

Boil the Carrot, Potato, and Green peas. Mix boiled Carrot and Potato with green peas.
In a pan add some oil and add onion and fry it until the onion become transparent then add Salt, Garam masala and Chili powder fry until the raw smell goes finally add Coriander leaves now the stuff is ready make small balls and keep aside.
In a bowl add Maida, salt, baking powder and required amount of water
Mix it like thick dough and roll them flat with a rolling pin cut into a square pieces.
Take each piece and place the Vegetable mix in the middle and fold like a triangular shape, now Vegetable Samosa is ready for fry; deep fry it until become golden brown and serve hot with any chutney or ketchup 

Note: Here I used few vegetables, you can use whatever vegetable you like.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Chocolate Cashew Cake Without Oven

In India oven is not available in all houses, for them this is a good  way to prepare cake in home without Oven. I am sure that your children's will like this cake very much. try this cake and give your feedback to us. let  us see how to prepare simple Chocolate Cashew Cake Without Oven in quick period of time.

20-30 Marie Biscuit
1 tsp Cocoa Powder
Cashew nuts/Mundiri
5 tbsp Condensed Milk
3 tbsp Butter
2 tbsp Sugar or Icing Sugar
2 tsp Vanilla essence

Take 20 to 30 Marie biscuits and powder the biscuits in a mixer-grinder. I choose Marie biscuit  because sweet is less. now in a bowl add Cashews and Almond which broken into small pieces with powdered biscuits then add Cocoa powder, Vanilla essence, condensed milk and  Powdered sugar. finally add slightly melted butter little by little in the dough and mix well and keep in refrigerator for 15 minutes. Divide the dough into small rounded pieces and refrigerated for an hour before serve.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Fried Cornflakes chicken

Fried Cornflakes chicken is a different kind of recipe with the spicy Indian masala and Crispy Cornflakes, Children's like this taste. try this recipe and give me your feedback

5 Chicken drum stick
1 cup Cornflakes
¼ tsp Turmeric powder
2 tsp Chili powder
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
1 tsp Pepper powder
1 tsp Maida or All purpose flour
Salt for taste
1tsp Chilly chicken powder (optional)
1 Egg
Oil for deep frying
  • Remove the skin and wash the chicken well
  • Marinated  the Chicken drumstick with Turmeric powder, Chili powder, Ginger garlic paste, Pepper powder, Maida and Salt.
  • Keep the chicken aside for 3 hrs
  • Crash the cornflakes well with dough roller
  • In a plate pour the egg add beat it well 
  • Take the marinated chicken dip it in the beaten egg and the roll it in cornflakes, then deep fry it well.
Cornflakes chicken ready.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Onion Pakoda a Crispy Indian Recipe

Onion Pakoda is a crispy and spicy appetizer, which is a popular Tea time snack in South India particularly in Tamil Nadu and Andra same like fritters.  Preparation of this recipe is not a tough one; let us see how to prepare Onion Pakoda...

1 1/2 Chickpea flour/Besan/Kadalai mavu
3 tbsp Rice flour
2 Lengthwise sliced Onions
1 tsp Red chilli powder
1 pinch baking soda
1 pinch Asafoetida/Perungayam
1 strand Curry leaves
2 Green Chilli's 
Salt to taste
Oil for deep fry
water if required

Method of Preparation :
Cut the onion into thin length wise pieces. Add salt to it. Keep aside for 10 minutes. Add Besan, Rice flour, Red chilli powder, Baking soda, Salt, scratched green chilly and Asafoetida to the Chopped onion and mix nicely.
Don't add water as the Onion with salt leaves a good amount of water. If necessary just sprinkle a few drops of water and don't make the batter too thin.
Heat oil in a fry pan once heated put the curry leaves and fry for a minute then take fried curry leaves and keep aside. Fry the Onion mixture in oil until the Pakoda become brown in color.
Garnish the Onion Pakoda with fried curry leaves and Serve hot.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Coriander Chutney / Kothamalli Chutney

Coriander chutney is a healthy and tasty recipe from South India. I am going to explain about How to prepare Coriander chutney in Tamil Nadu style. which is a best combination for Idly and Dosa.


1 bunch of Coriander
1 cup of chopped Onion
1 no of Tomato
3 no of Green chilli
2 no of Red chilli
1/2 cup of Grated coconut
Salt for taste
¼ tsp of Mustard seeds
¼ tsp of Spitted Urad dal
1/4 inch of Tamarind


In a pan add oil, mustard seeds, spitted urad dal, after they start spluttering add the green chilly and red chilly. Add the chopped onion and tomato, fry it for few min then add the coriander leaves, fry until the raw smells goes. switch off the stove(heat in the pan is enough ) then add the grated coconut fry it well. then
grind the mixture with little water into thick paste.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Chicken Leg Fry


5 pieces of Chicken drumsticks
½ tsp of Tumeric powder 
3 tsp of Red chilli powder
½ tsp of Pepper powder
1 ½ tsp of Chicken Curry powder 
1 tsp of Ginger Garlic paste
Salt for taste
Oil for fry

  • Wash the Chicken drumsticks, add all the above mentioned powders.
  • Mix it well then keep it aside for at least an hour (or) refrigerate it for 30 Minutes.
  • In a fry pan add oil and heat it.
  • Deep fry the chicken until became fully cooked and brown in color, tasty leg fry is ready.
  • Serve hot.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Fruit Salad with Kulfi (Kids Special)

Kulfi Ice cream is very famous Ice cream in India with the rich taste of Almond. I have added Dates which is rich in Iron . Preparing this fruit salad is easy and simple
One Banana
2no of Dates
One medium size Mango
One Piece of Pineapple
Half Apple 
2 Tsp of Mixed fruit juice or any Juice if available
One Small Cup of Kulfi Ice cream

    Cut Mango, Apple, Banana, Dates and Pineapple into small pieces and Mix all the fruits and juice together in a bowl, before serving add the kulfi ice cream, If you like add some milk and nuts or mixed fruit jam also. and this is good for children's and for adults those who want to control their weight, avoiding Ice cream is better.
      *Note :
      1. you can add what are the fruits available at the time in home
      2. Why I am using kulfi icecream means it contains 40 % almond and other nuts, you can make without kulfi ice cream

      Monday, September 5, 2011

      Bread Toast with Egg and Milk

      Bread Toast with Egg and Milk is a very tasty and nutritional recipe particularly for children's; It take very less time to prepare and I'm happy to share one of my favorite recipe with you.


      10 no. of white Bread slices
      4 no. of Egg
      1/2 cup of Milk
      1/2 cup of Sugar
      2 tsp of Ghee
      2 tbsp of Oil 

      Method of Preparation

      In a big bowl beat the eggs, milk and sugar until the sugar gets dissolve

      Dip the bread slice in the mixture until it observers the mixture.

      In a normal heated pan pour some oil and put the soaked bread slice.

      Pour some ghee and fry both sides until getting the golden brown color.

      Bread Toast with Egg and Milk is ready.

      Friday, September 2, 2011

      Find out if your weight is healthy

      Body Mass Index (BMI)
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      Height and weight are used to find your BMI on this chart.

      * In the graph below, mark the square where your height and weight cross.
      The color of the square will tell you if your weight is healthy, overweight, or obese.

      Try These Steps To Lose Weight

      # Diabetes, overweight, high blood pressure, rich meals, desserts, high waist measure,
      a lack of physical activity, and poor nutrition will bring bad news from your physician.

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      # Keep lots of fruits and veggies on your table and when you shop, read the food label.

      # Turn off the TV and go for a walk.

      # Go with a friend and enjoy a good talk.

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      Change your lifestyle now—Play it smart!
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      Egg Omlet Recipe / Muttai Adai

      Ingredients :

      3 no of Egg
      1 no of finely chopped Onion
      3 no of finely chopped of Green Chilly 
      1 bunch of finely chopped Coriander Leaves 
      1/2 Tsp of Turmeric Powder 
      1 Tsp of Sambar Powder(Optional) 
      1 Tsp of Pepper Powder
      Salt for taste 3 Tsp of Oil
      • In a pan add oil, finely chopped onion, green chilly, coriander leaves then fry it well until the raw smell goes.
      • Then add the all above powders fry it well for 5 more minutes and keep it aside.
      • Now in a separate bowel add the eggs, fried onion mixture and salt then mix it well.
      • In a dosa pan pour the mixed ingredients like dosa and cook well both sides
      • Tasty Special Egg Omelet is ready

      Serve with any rice varieties