Chicken Ularthiyathu

I am not sure I can call this chicken ularthiyathu. But it is definitely a tasty stuff. A little patience gives a much needed tasty food. This one is a semi gravy dish.


For marination:
Chicken :1/2 kilo. cut into small pieces (I asked the shopkeeper to cut it for curry)
Turmeric powder : 1 tea spoon
Red chilli powder : 1/2 tea spoon
Coriander powder : 1 tea spoon
pepper powder : 1 tea spoon
Cumin powder : 1 tea spoon
Salt : 1 tea spoon

For cooking:
Onion : 2 medium size
Tomato : 1 medium size
green chilli : 1 medium size
Turmeric powder : 1 tea spoon
Red chilli powder : 1/2 tea spoon
coriander powder : 1 tea spoon
pepper powder : 1 tea spoon
salt : 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves : 5-6
coconut oil : 2 table spoon

Mix all the ingredients for marination, marinate it on chicken and keep it aside for 15 minutes
Slice onions, tomato and green chilli
Heat oil in a frying pan and saute onions in it.
When the onions become transparent, add tomato and green chilli to it. Saute it again for 2 minutes.
Add marinated chicken and all powders to it. Add curry leaves and add 1/2 cup(around 100 ml) of water to it. Add salt and stir well.
Cover the pan. Stir it occasionally for the chicken to be cooked well.
When the chicken is almost cooked, remove the cover and cook it in medium-high flame and let the remaining water evaporate. (stir it occasional for faster result)
After the water gets evaporated and you have a semi gravy, turn off the stove and have your delicious dish.

Add some grated cocunut just before turning off the stove, stir it and then turn off the stove. Great value addition!


Moru curry

Too lazy to make a curry? Yet you want to have a tasty curry for your rice? Then, yes moru curry will definitely a choice for you. Here we go with the ingredients:

Yogurt : 2 cups (Add little water if the yogurt is thick)
Onion : 1 medium size
Tomato : 1 medium size
Green Chilli : 1 medium size
Turmeric powder : 1 tea spoon
Red chilli powder : 1/2 tea spoon
Cumin powder :1 tea spoon
Curry leaves : 10-15 leaves
mustard seed : 1/2 teaspoon
Coconut oil : 2 table spoon.

Slice onion into 2 halves and make slices. Similarly cut tomato and make slices. Cut green chilli into 2 vertical slices.
Heat oil in a cooking pan. Add mustard seeds and wait till it stops spluttering
Add onion into it and fry till it becomes transparent
Add tomato, green chilli, curry leaves and cook it for around 2 more minutes
Add powders to it and cook it for about 1 minute.
Add enough salt to yogurt stir it well add it to the pan and again stir well for less than 1 minute.
Turn off and have your delicious moru curry.

Dont heat yogurt for more than one minute.


Fish fry

Have you ever knew making a fish fry is very easy? To be honest, I never knew it is so easy until I tried it. Get the following ingredients and you are ready to make a yummy fish fry.

Fish(Any thing you wish) : 4-5 pieces
Turmeric powder : 1/4 teaspoon
Red chilli powder : 1/4 teaspoon
Salt : 1/4 teaspoon
Cocunut oil : 4 table spoon

Cut and wash the fish well.
In a bowl add the powders and salt, mix well and marinate the fish with this mixture. Keep it aside for 1/2 hour.
In a frying pan, heat oil and once it starts boiling, add all marinated fish to it. Turn over the fish frequently for it to be cooked uniformly on all sides.
Once it is cooked well and is soft enough to eat, turn off the stove and have your fish fry.



Hmm.. I never thought it will be so easy to make a yummy kappa/kizhangu/tapioca vevichathu. All you need is

Kappa - 1/2 Kg.
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon
Red chilly powder - 1/4 tea spoon
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tea spoon
Coconut oil - 2 table spoon
Curry leaves - 4-5
Salt - 1 tea spoon

Peel kappa and cut it into small pieces.

Boil a cup of water in a cooking bowl. Add Kappa, turmeric powder, red chilly powder and salt to it. Wait till kappa gets softened. You can check it by pressing the kappa with a spoon or knife. Once it is softened, take it out of the heat, drain out the remaining water and keep it aside.

In another pan heat oil, splutter mustard seeds then add curry leaves and then add kappa. Mix it well. Turn off the stove and have your delicious kappa.

Tips: Adding grated coconut in third step, after adding kappa and before mixing it altogether, will add a great taste to the dish.